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Closing Tax Loophole Could Add $20 Million
A new report says closing just one tax loophole could put $20 million in the state treasury.
Feb. 7, 2014
Bill Would Make Forwarding Nude Photos A Felony
Arizona lawmakers are attempting to crack down on what is called revenge porn.
Feb. 7, 2014
Republican Lawmakers Push For Medicaid Restrictions
Republican lawmakers who were unable to block expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid system last year are trying a new approach.
Feb. 7, 2014
Diabetes Rates Across Arizona
Rates of diabetes vary widely across Arizona. Some parts of the state have high concentrations of the disease, while others rank among the lowest in the nation.
Feb. 7, 2014
D-Backs Begin Spring Training Early
The Arizona Diamondbacks report for work early this spring training.
Feb. 6, 2014
More Arizonans Die From Prescription Drugs
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apparent drug overdose has a lot of people talking about heroin, but the number of deaths from that drug pales in comparison to those from prescription medication, across the country and here in Arizona.
Feb. 6, 2014
Arizona House Committee OKs Human Trafficking Bill
A state House committee on Thursday unanimously OK’d a bill targeting pimps who traffic minors for sex.
Feb. 6, 2014
Undocumented Immigrants Arrested
Eight undocumented immigrants have been arrested in the desert southwest of Gila Bend.
Feb. 6, 2014
Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Begins Plans
Members of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee have returned from the big game in New York, saying they cannot wait for Super Bowl 49 next year in Glendale.
Feb. 6, 2014
MCSO Cracks Down On Identify Theft
Three more people have been arrested by Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies on identity theft charges.
Feb. 6, 2014
ADOT Requests Information For South Mountain
The Arizona Department of Transportation is gathering information about the possibility of making construction of the long-delayed South Mountain part of the Loop 202 Freeway a public-private partnership.
Feb. 6, 2014
 Battling A Small Pest To Keep California Citrus Flourishing
Congress set aside $125 million in the new farm bill to help beat back an attack on the nation's citrus trees.
Feb. 6, 2014
U.S. Census Report Tracks Maricopa County Migration
More people moved from other counties to Maricopa County than any other county in the country.
Feb. 6, 2014
Shorter Legislative Sessions
Arizona’s legislative sessions would be better if they were shorter, at least that is what some state lawmakers think.
Feb. 5, 2014
U of A Program Helps Students Become Fluent In Arabic
The University of Arizona is one of just five schools that has been selected for a federal program to help students become fluent in Arabic.
Feb. 5, 2014
Fire At Nuclear Waste Site
A fire broke out in an underground nuclear waste repository in southeastern New Mexico on Wednesday morning. No radioactive material has been affected, but all employees were evacuated.
Feb. 5, 2014
Archaeologist William Saturno Visits
Archaeologist William Saturno has led excavations in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras.
Feb. 5, 2014
Modifying The Legislative Session Length
When the legislative session gets started, there is informal chatter and maybe even some side bets about how long it is going to last.
Feb. 5, 2014
Independent Voters Grow In Arizona
This year's gubernatorial race is shaping up to be one of Arizona's more competitive ones in several elections, especially in the Republican primary.
Feb. 5, 2014
Study: Arizona
Concerns about local and state pension systems has been a national issue. The city of Phoenix recently had conflict among its councilmembers about what should be done to keep the system solvent.
Feb. 5, 2014

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