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Transition Teams Help Candidates Figure Out New Jobs
Governor-Elect Doug Ducey has named former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl as chairman of his transition committee.
Nov. 6, 2014
Number of Female Farmers In Arizona Among Highest In The Country
The U.S. Agriculture Department’s Ag census has all kinds of interesting tidbits in it, including that in seven of Arizona’s 15 counties, at least a quarter of farms are principally owned by women.
Nov. 6, 2014
Arizona Bald Eagle Stays Off Endangered List
An Arizona federal judge upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision from Nov. 5 to remove the Sonoran Desert bald eagle from the endangered species list.
Nov. 6, 2014
Maricopa County Faces More Outstanding Ballots Than 2012, But Predicts An Easier Count
The Maricopa County Elections Office has started to count outstanding ballots from Tuesday's general election, and will continue tabulating every day until it's done.
Nov. 6, 2014
Two In Custody After Goldwater HS Damage
Two 18-year-old men are in custody for allegedly damaging the Goldwater High School football field last month with a stolen vehicle.
Nov. 6, 2014
ASU Bus Fire Impacts Morning Commute For Students, Motorists
The southbound off-ramp on State Route 143 at University Drive was blocked Thursday morning due to a bus fire.
Nov. 6, 2014
Desert Predators Threaten Sun City Swan Population
Snowbirds aren’t the only species that call Sun City West home.
Nov. 6, 2014
County Attorney Says He
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said Shanesha Taylor must put aside $40,000 of the money she got in donations toward trust funds for her children if she wants to avoid child abuse prosecution.
Nov. 5, 2014
Valley Doctor Will Not Face Criminal Charges For Walking Around Sky Harbor With Gun
The gun rights advocate who walked around Sky Harbor Airport this summer with a semi-automatic rifle over his shoulder will not face criminal charges. But he is not allowed to enter Phoenix-area airports carrying a weapon for two years.
Nov. 5, 2014
Latino Voter Turnout Low In 2014 Midterm Elections
Latino voter groups estimate turnout in the 2014 midterm elections was even lower than 2010.
Nov. 5, 2014
 McCain To Become Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman
The results of election night mean the United States Senate will have a Republican majority. That shift brings Arizona Senator John McCain a new role as the Senate Armed Services committee chairman.
Nov. 5, 2014
Ground-Breaking Ceremony For ASU Law School Set For Nov. 13
The formal ground-breaking ceremony for the new Arizona State University Law School is set for Nov. 13. The projected cost for the school is $129 million.
Nov. 5, 2014
Vote Count In Maricopa County To Resume Thursday Morning
About 160,000 early and provisional ballots still have yet to be tabulated in Maricopa County. Election officials will start counting again Thursday morning and hope to have them done by the middle to end of next week.
Nov. 5, 2014
Fewer Deportations Happening From New Mexico Detenion Center
A new immigration court is hearing cases from a New Mexico detention center and its judges are setting lower bonds. The change is allowing more immigrants to leave detention.
Nov. 5, 2014
Experts Discuss Treatment Of Prisoners In Arizona
Last month, the Arizona Department of Corrections reached an agreement in a class-action suit with the American Civil Liberties Union, among others, on behalf of 33,000 prisoners.
Nov. 5, 2014
A Closer Look At General Election Results
We took a closer look at election results in Arizona the morning after with former Board of Regents member Chris Herstam and former state lawmaker Greg Patterson.
Nov. 5, 2014
Economist Dennis Hoffman On Sluggish Job Growth In Arizona
Arizona’s economy could still be described as sluggish, especially when it comes to job growth. Is there something more that can be done or is a slow cycle at work? And how could last night’s election results affect things?
Nov. 5, 2014
Phoenix Symphony And International Raceway Team Up For
The Phoenix Symphony and Phoenix International Raceway don’t seem like they’d have much in common, but the new “Sound of Speed” is an effort to change that perception.
Nov. 5, 2014
Successful Season For Arizona Cardinals Due To Many Factors
The Arizona Cardinals have the National Football League’s best record so far this season at 7 and 1. That follows a 2013 season when the team went 10 and 6.
Nov. 5, 2014
Sky Harbor Airport Moves Cellphone Lot
If you go to Phoenix Sky Harbor airport to pick up passengers, there are some changes you need to know about for your next visit.
Nov. 5, 2014

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