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Among the issues state lawmakers will likely take up this year is transportation funding, specifically, how to pay for needed improvements and upgrades.
Jan. 13, 2017
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
In his State of the State address on Monday, Gov. Doug Ducey outlined a host of policy proposals, many of which were in the area of K-12 education. Jeremy Duda is here with a preview.
Jan. 13, 2017
Flagstaff Snow Traffic
Snow in the forecast plus a three-day weekend often means one thing in Flagstaff: traffic.
Jan. 13, 2017
Democrats
The 2016 election was a mixed bag for national Democrats. The Democratic National Committee is holding four regional forums to look ahead at what the party needs to do. The first of the forums is going to be in Phoenix on Saturday.
Jan. 13, 2017
The deadline to comment on the Fossil Creek management plan has been extended to Friday, Jan. 27.
Jan. 13, 2017
Bob Thorpe
An Arizona lawmaker wants to withhold state money from universities and colleges that offer in-state tuition to so called Dreamers.
Jan. 13, 2017
light rail
The light rail for South Phoenix has moved another step closer. The rail extension is on track to be completed by 2023.
Jan. 13, 2017
suns game
The Phoenix Suns played the first of two regular season games in Mexico City Thursday night, and more than the game was at stake, as Arizona officials also met with Mexican leaders at the game.
Jan. 13, 2017
The as-yet-unnamed high school is meant to ease overcrowding at some of the other schools.
Jan. 13, 2017
computer
Schools across the Valley are adding tablets and laptops to the classroom. Higley High School hopes to speed up the process by allowing students to bring their own devices to class.
Jan. 13, 2017
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Saint Xavier University in Gilbert has permanently closed its campus. The Chicago-based University has reached a financial settlement with the town.
Jan. 13, 2017
CBP camera
Republican lawmakers in Arizona introduced a bill Thursday that would better manage the costs and deadlines of equipment used on the U.S.'s borders.
Jan. 12, 2017
Raytheon logo
A major U.S. defense contractor in Tucson has been green-lighted to sell its missiles to international customers. The U.S. Department of Defense approved Raytheon’s request to sell its Standard Missile-6 abroad.
Jan. 12, 2017
The Phoenix Suns might not be the most talked about team among Mexican basketball fans, but that hasn’t kept two home games the team is hosting at the 22,000-capacity Mexico City Arena this week from selling out.
Jan. 12, 2017
Last year, the Forest Service decided it need a more comprehensive management plan for Fossil Creek, a popular destination thanks to its blue-green water and lush vegetation. Now, they want to go further and enact a more comprehensive management plan.
Jan. 12, 2017
It’s Day 3 of confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill, and Republicans and Democrats have been questioning, sometimes vigorously, President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks.
Jan. 12, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
A Native American tribe in Arizona is calling on President Obama to reconsider designating a national monument around the Grand Canyon.
Jan. 12, 2017
Law-enforcement agencies across the state seized almost $200 million in property over the past five years – and it was all taken legally. That’s among the findings of a new report looking at civil asset forfeiture from the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting.
Jan. 12, 2017
For years, advocates have accused Backpage.com of facilitating illegal sex trafficking of women and children, and the site has argued that attempts to control it are akin to censorship. But on Monday, Backpage’s owners voluntarily shut down its adult section, just as a Senate panel released a report accusing the site of filtering out words in ads that would indicate child-sex trafficking.
Jan. 12, 2017
Phoenix Rain Image
Recent storms in California won’t bring the drought to a close, but they do help. To learn more, we spoke with Brian Fuchs of the National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln, Neb.
Jan. 12, 2017

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