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After a night of arguments over restoring education cuts, lawmakers did agree to restore cuts to K-12 funding that had been in the budget proposal from Gov. Doug Ducey and legislative leaders.
May. 4, 2016
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With the complexity projects at the International Science and Engineering Fair comes the need for expert science judges — and finding them is putting a strain on, Phoenix, the host city.
May. 4, 2016
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The budget state lawmakers adopted early Wednesday morning is missing something that a majority of lawmakers might actually support.
May. 4, 2016
San Fernando Elementary School in tiny Sasabe, Arizona on the Mexico border serves just 19 students this year.
May. 4, 2016
The Arizona legislature passed a nearly $9.6 billion spending plan early this morning. Included is $32 million in new money for state universities.
May. 4, 2016
Predictable weather, a different time zone and nearby colleges are among the reasons why a car loan company decided to open its newest customer service center in the East Valley.
May. 4, 2016
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A proposed copper mine near Tucson isn't likely to jeopardize the continued existence of more than a dozen endangered and threatened species and their habitats, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
May. 4, 2016
Arizona teachers are paid less than their counterparts in neighboring states. That makes holding on to good teachers difficult, especially when that difference is only a quick drive away.
May. 4, 2016
On Tuesday night, authorities arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the abduction and death of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike.
May. 3, 2016
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.
May. 3, 2016
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State flags across Arizona will fly at half-staff Wednesday in honor of a Navy SEAL killed in Iraq. Charles "Charlie" Keating IV died Tuesday morning in an ISIS attack near the city of Erbil.
May. 3, 2016
The FBI said Tuesday they have arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the kidnapping of an 11-year-old Navajo girl whose body was found south of Shiprock, New Mexico, on Tuesday morning.
May. 3, 2016
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As more companies and government agencies find themselves dealing with data breaches, the importance of qualified workers in the cybersecurity field becomes more clear. But are American colleges and universities producing enough of them?
May. 3, 2016
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There are lots of ways to gauge how conservative or liberal your city or town is: voter registration and election results being two of them.
May. 3, 2016
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A federal appeals court says holds on two state identity theft laws should be lifted. The laws were the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids that targeted unauthorized immigrants working with fake papers.
May. 3, 2016
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The Phoenix City Council will take up a proposal for the new city budget Tuesday and council members will vote on the spending plan later this month.
May. 3, 2016
The Arizona House and Senate are voting on a new state budget Tuesday. For an update, we turned to Jim Small, editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
May. 3, 2016
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Heavy equipment-maker Caterpillar Inc. plans to put hundreds of jobs in Arizona with the selection of Tucson as the location of new consolidated offices for the company's mining and technology division.
May. 3, 2016
Lake Havasu
Close to 1,800 people showed up Monday night for a public meeting held by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Lake Havasu City. That’s because of a proposed change in boating regulations in and around Lake Havasu.
May. 3, 2016
Diane Douglas
The Arizona Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas have resolved their ongoing litigation. The two parties had been at odds since February of 2015 when Douglas tried to fire the board’s executive staff.
May. 3, 2016

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