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kids in a classroom
A coalition of business, education and political leaders hopes to build support to reinstate state-funded full-day kindergarten, a move that would pressure Gov. Doug Ducey to include it in his budget.
Oct. 25, 2016
JLL offfice
Phoenix has overtaken Chicago to claim the top spot in new office space so far this year. Commercial real estate firm JLL says the Valley has absorbed more than 2.6 million square feet of space through September and one company gets a lot of credit.
Oct. 25, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order Monday limiting the first fill of addictive prescription opioids to seven days.
Oct. 25, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is mobilizing mounted posse to investigate the killing of at least one young wild horse in the Tonto National Forest.
Oct. 25, 2016
Colorado City sign
Sheriff’s officials from Arizona and Utah said a local police department that serves two polygamous towns should be disbanded.
Oct. 25, 2016
Maricopa County ballot
Voters will decide on bonds or overrides for 20 districts, funding which comes from property taxes. There are three types of elections on the ballot for school funding in Arizona this year.
Oct. 25, 2016
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro was in Chandler Monday to announce new protections for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and stalking.
Oct. 24, 2016
John and Clint at room 315
Their stay at the Copper Queen is one they won't soon forget.
Oct. 24, 2016
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Twenty years ago, Tom Hanks made his directorial debut in a movie about the successes and struggles of a band that against all odds, miraculously makes it big.
Oct. 24, 2016
Haitian immigrants
The group is a small part of thousands who've arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks.
Oct. 24, 2016
Afghanistan Flag
Joseph Stenger, who is a fighter pilot currently stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, returned home with the desire to provide increased economic opportunities for Afghan widows.
Oct. 24, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
The VA Hospital scandal that has gripped facilities across the nation was first made public in reporting by Dennis Wagner of The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Oct. 24, 2016
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
With just two weeks to go until the general election, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he trusts the state’s election results will be accurate.
Oct. 24, 2016
mapa-de-corrupcion map
Mexican authorities, in collaboration with American counterparts, have launched a website to help small business owners report corrupt government officials.
Oct. 24, 2016
topo-chico
Topo Chico, the century-old Mexican sparkling water brand, has long been popular in taquerias and high-end restaurants from California to Texas. Now, according to company figures, it’s going through a new emergence.
Oct. 24, 2016
Maps of megadrought risk
The risk of a multi-decade megadrought striking the Southwest United States by century’s end could approach 99 percent, if greenhouse gas emissions remain the same, says a recent paper based on climate models.
Oct. 24, 2016
Nasrullah Shinwari
If you’re in need of a subcontractor in the Valley, like an electrician or a mason, well, you can get in line. Workers with these specialized skills are in short supply. For home builders the overall shortage of skilled labor is having a significant impact on turnaround time
Oct. 24, 2016
Bazta Arpaio campaign volunteers
A campaign called Bazta Arpaio that aims to get voters to vote out Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says it held the largest canvass against the six-term sheriff in history over the weekend.
Oct. 24, 2016
cemetery marker
Even though Gilbert has existed nearly 100 years, its residents could never choose the town as their final resting place.
Oct. 24, 2016
Desert tortoise
Local, state and federal officials have set their sights on the future of a pair wildlife populations in northwest Arizona where plans are to protect one and eliminate the other.
Oct. 24, 2016

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