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Gabby Giffords To Deliver Remarks At UA Law School Graduation
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly are the featured speakers Saturday at a graduation ceremony at the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law.
May 14, 2015
Estrella Mountain Community College Celebrating Largest-Ever Number Of Graduates
Estrella Mountain Community College is set to celebrate its largest-ever number of graduates during the commencement ceremony Friday, May 15.
May 14, 2015
Gov. Ducey Names New Arizona Department Of Health Services Director
Gov. Doug Ducey has named a new director to lead the state's Department of Health Services.
May 14, 2015
 Ruling: Tucson School District Has Immunity From Negligence Lawsuit
A state appellate court has ruled that Tucson Unified School District has legal immunity from a lawsuit accusing it of negligently hiring a teaching assistant later convicted of attempting to secretly record a special-needs student.
May 14, 2015
Why Success Of 1 Female Mexican Gray Wolf Creates Problems For The Entire Species
The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been controversial since its inception. And Its not just political opposition causing issues. A lack of genetic diversity and inbreeding also pose a major threat to the endangered species’ recovery.
May 14, 2015
Glendale Councilman Gary Sherwood Will Face Recall Election
Glendale residents will vote whether to recall a council member on the ballot in November. Gary Sherwood believes he’s being challenged because he changed his position to support the Tohono O’odham casino.
May 13, 2015
Judge Expected To Address Informants Motion To Intervene In Sheriff Arpaios Contempt Case
The contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has taken a strange turn ever since it was revealed the sheriff’s office hired a computer consultant as a paid informant to do an unorthodox investigation that may have involved stolen CIA data.
May 13, 2015
Colorado River Water Being Used More Efficiently, Long-Term Outlook Unclear
From farmers to city dwellers, the people who rely on the Colorado River have made steady progress in using water more efficiently over the last few decades.
May 13, 2015
What Would Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Use Mean For Arizona?
Washington and Colorado were the first two states in the U.S. to approve the legal use of recreational marijuana. But the idea has gained some momentum in a lot of other states.
May 13, 2015
How Museums And Organizations Promote Contemporary Art In The Valley
We talked to Sara Cochran about the challenges in reaching her goals for contemporary art in the Valley and how different arts organizations should collaborate and cooperate going forward.
May 13, 2015
Officials Testify Before House Committee On Progress Of VA Choice Program
Senior Veterans Affairs officials and multiple veterans service organizations testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs on Wednesday to discuss the progress of the Choice Program. T
May 13, 2015
Science Of Cannabis Summit Coming To Mesa
We spoke with one of the presenters, Lezli Engelking. She’s the president of FOCUS: Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards.
May 13, 2015
Changes Ahead For Metro Phoenix Supermarket Scene
The Valley’s supermarket scene has been called one of the most competitive in the nation, so Haggens has decided to jump in by purchasing a couple of Albertson’s stores being closed because of a merger with Safeway.
May 13, 2015
Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs Publishes Book
We talked about the catchy title and what the book is about with Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times.
May 13, 2015
Should Some Arizona Elected Positions Be Appointed Instead?
The political system in Arizona has tried to address a lot of challenges — including getting more people to vote, limiting state lawmakers’ terms and creating a more level financial playing field for candidates.
May 13, 2015
Lack Of Treatment Options In New Mexico Keeps People Behind Bars
For hundreds of people in New Mexico, getting out of jail or prison hinges on whether there’s a bed in a halfway house, a slot in a treatment program or space in a mental health facility. Until a spot opens up, they remain behind bars, and it costs taxpayers thousands of extra dollars while they wait.
May 13, 2015
Jon Huntsman To Make Keynote Speech During UA Commencement
A leader of a bipartisan group that pushes for congressional action to address gridlock and dysfunctional politics will deliver the keynote address during the University of Arizona's spring commencement Saturday night.
May 13, 2015
New Navajo President Sworn In
The new Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye took the oath of office Tuesday.
May 13, 2015
Arizona AGs Office: Woman Faked Cancer To Get An Abortion
Chalice Renee Zeitner, 29, was arrested Friday in Columbia County, Georgia, where she was living under a false name.
May 13, 2015
5 Found Dead In Arizona Home In Suspected Murder-Suicide
Police suspect the shooting deaths of five people discovered in a southern Arizona home are a murder-suicide.
May 13, 2015

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