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Arizona lawmakers wrapped up their session last week; among the issues they tackled during their time at the capitol: expanding the state’s school voucher program, tax cuts and a pay raise for teachers.
May. 15, 2017
Season tickets for ASU Gammage went on sale Monday and quickly sold out. It was a stressful buying experience for many people looking to make a purchase.
May. 15, 2017
Tucson Sales Tax Election Count Tuesday
Tucsonans have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to cast and turn in ballots in the special city election on a half-cent increase in the sales tax.
May. 15, 2017
Arizona Students Head To International Competition For Medical Innovation
Two San Luis High School students are heading to an international competition this summer for improving upon a medical device.
May. 15, 2017
The Pulse: Dads Are Wired To
Fathers don't just function as male mothers — they provide a kind of caregiving that's unique to dads.
May. 15, 2017
The Takeaway: Backlash After FBI Director Firing
Questions remain about who will replace former FBI Director James Comey.
May. 15, 2017
The 2017 legislative session has been over less than a week, and already Arizona’s House Speaker is aiming to get a jump on next year when it comes to increasing teacher pay.
May. 15, 2017
NASA plans to send a new camera to look for water ice in the moon’s most shadowed regions. The instrument, which will hitch a ride aboard South Korea’s first lunar exploration mission, is 800 times more light-sensitive than the 2009 Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera.
May. 15, 2017
The Pinal Fire burning south of Globe has remained relatively small at 75 acres. The fire has been burning for about a week.
May. 15, 2017
Beginning next fall, parents can send their kids to school with sunscreen without prior permission.
May. 15, 2017
The Supreme Court is expected to issue the first of several rulings regarding a half-dozen immigration cases this week.
May. 15, 2017
In their quest to attract new jobs, leaders in the West Valley are turning to hyper-local data in hopes of slowing the flow of workers heading East.
May. 15, 2017
Phoenix Man Waits For ICE
Misael Perez felt stifled by the walls of his own apartment on a recent Friday afternoon.
May. 15, 2017
Support groups can be a helpful resource for someone going through a significant loss. But geography and physical limitations, especially among older adults, can make it difficult to attend support groups in person. And that’s where technology can help.
May. 15, 2017
Arizona cotton is losing its seat as one of the major agriculture commodities in the state, as production continues to decline compared to historical levels. But, that is not anything to worry about, according to one expert, who says other crops are filling the gap.
May. 12, 2017
For over six months, the city of Phoenix’s planning department has been grappling with the issue of group homes and how to define them in order to be in compliance with the Federal Fair Housing and American with Disabilities Acts.
May. 12, 2017
One of the more surprising budget items slashed during Arizona's legislative session was the $1.6 million in funding to combat gangs in Maricopa County.
May. 12, 2017
The collaboration between ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts includes a geologist ballerina, a bass-playing geophysicist and a belly-dancing theoretical astrophysicist.
May. 12, 2017
The Fourth annual FORM Festival is taking place this weekend at Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri’s experimental town about 70 miles north of Phoenix.
May. 12, 2017
Earlier this week, the federal U.S. Court of Appeals overturning the firing of Arizona’s former Veternas Affairs Director Sharon Helman.
May. 12, 2017

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