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RealtyTrac: Arizona Foreclosure Rate Ranked 18th
New figures released Thursday morning by the housing data company RealtyTrac show foreclosure filings were down 10 percent nationally from January to February and 27 percent from a year ago.
Mar. 13, 2014
Arizona Unemployment Rate Down Slightly In January
Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in January from the month before, even as the state lost jobs.
Mar. 13, 2014
California Condors Suffering From Lead Poisoning
Wildlife officials said the number of California Condors suffering from lead poisoning is at one of its lowest rates in a decade.
Mar. 13, 2014
McCain Proposes Extension
Arizona Sen. John McCain has introduced legislation to extend the congressional authorization of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.
Mar. 13, 2014
Border Patrol Refines Tactics For Rock-Throwing Attacks
The United States Border Patrol has issued new guidelines for agents involved in rock throwing incidents. Contrary to widespread media reports, the new guidelines do not forbid agents from firing their weapons at rock throwers.
Mar. 13, 2014
Facing Risk Of Rape, Migrant Women Prepare With Birth Control
Rape cases involving migrant women crossing the border are almost never prosecuted. Women who make the dangerous journey across the U.S.-Mexico border are doing what they can to prepare for the grim possibility.
Mar. 13, 2014
BLM Issues Lease Allowing More Coal Mining
The Bureau of Land Management has issued a lease allowing more than 9 million tons of coal to be mined in western New Mexico.
Mar. 13, 2014
Malnourished Horses Taken From Buckeye Property
Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials are investigating a case of animal malnourishment and neglect in the West Valley.
Mar. 13, 2014
House Committee OKs Money For Outside CPS Review
An Arizona House panel has signed off on a plan to spend $250,000 for an outside review of the state's child protective services.
Mar. 12, 2014
Arizona House Passes Bill Allowing Some To Carry Weapons In Public Buildings
The Arizona House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow people with a concealed weapon permit to take their guns into most public buildings and to public events.
Mar. 12, 2014
Study Of Baseball Statistics Dominates
Spring training games got started late last month, and watching those games for the average fan really has not changed very much over the years.
Mar. 12, 2014
Corporation Commissioners Request Information About Electrical Tower Security
The Arizona Corporation Commission is pressuring utilities to provide information about the security of their electrical transformers.
Mar. 12, 2014
Cesar Chavez Film To Be Screened
Thursday at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix, a new film about the life of Cesar Chavez will be screened.
Mar. 12, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright House To Be Moved
Discussing the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright and his creations has grown more energetic in recent years in the Valley.
Mar. 12, 2014
Bad Times May Be Over For Fiesta Bowl
On Thursday, former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker will be sentenced in U.S. District Court for his role in a campaign finance scandal.
Mar. 12, 2014
Arizona Board Of Regents Welcomes Two New Members
On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Brewer's office made public her latest appointments to the Arizona Board of Regents.
Mar. 12, 2014
What Still Remains In 2014 Legislative Session
We start with a review of the 2014 legislative session so far.
Mar. 12, 2014
McCain Supports Investigation Of The CIA
Arizona Sen. John McCain is backing a call by California’s Diane Feinstein for an investigation of the CIA.
Mar. 12, 2014
Suspect Identified In Cordes Junction Copper Theft
Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies said they have identified a suspect in connection with a copper wire theft in Cordes Junction last month.
Mar. 12, 2014
Bill Requires Reauthorization Of Ballot Measures
Arizona voters would have to reauthorize ballot measures that require the spending of state money every eight years under a bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Mar. 12, 2014

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