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Colorado River Expected To Reach Sea
For the first time in many years, the Colorado River is expected to reach the Sea of Cortez in Mexico.
May. 15, 2014
ADOT Still Seeking Comment On Phoenix-Tucson Train Line
The Arizona Department of Transportation hit the street Thursday to learn what the public thinks about commuter rail between Phoenix and Tucson.
May. 15, 2014
Arizona Unemployment Rate Down In April
Arizona’s unemployment rate in April dropped to its lowest level in almost six years.
May. 15, 2014
Men, Minorities Delay High School Diploma
A national report shows a growing trend among high school graduates — males and minorities are taking longer to get a high school diploma.
May. 15, 2014
Judge May Allow White House To Hold Back Fast And Furious Documents
A federal judge says she’s leaning toward allowing a claim of executive privilege by the Obama administration in the fight over Operation Fast and Furious.
May. 15, 2014
Shinseki Testifies About State Of VA Health Care
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified about the state of VA health care Thursday morning. Members of a Senate committee insisted the issues at the VA hospital in Phoenix aren’t isolated, but a system-wide problem.
May. 15, 2014
Arne Duncan To Graduates: Become A Lifelong Learner
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressed around 9,000 Arizona State University graduates Wednesday night at the school’s undergraduate ceremony.
May. 15, 2014
Arizona Debates Special Courts For Business Cases
Around the country, some jurisdictions have specialized courts that only handle certain kinds of cases. Sometimes, they're geared toward veterans, drug cases, or defendants with mental health issues. And Arizona may soon have a specialized court dealing just with businesses.
May. 15, 2014
MCSO Hearing Held Behind Closed Doors
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio appeared in federal court on Wednesday for a hearing related to the racial profiling case against him. But what happened in the courtroom is a mystery.
May. 14, 2014
Three Arizona District Court Judges Confirmed
Three U.S. District Court of Arizona judges were confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday.
May. 14, 2014
Author Says Immigration Policy Creating
Peter Eichstaedt, author of the new book “Dangerous Divide,” discussed how current policy is affecting migrants crossing the desert and the U.S. economy.
May. 14, 2014
American Legion Speaks Out In Phoenix VA Situation
The American Legion hosted a town hall in Phoenix on Tuesday night to give veterans and their families the opportunity to express their concerns.
May. 14, 2014
Why Economists Aren’t Good At Predicting The Future
United States economic growth is still sluggish, and the unemployment rate remains high. Those factors could end up affecting which party holds majorities in the House and Senate.
May. 14, 2014
What’s In Store For The Phoenix Mercury In 2014
Paola Boivin, Arizona Republic columnist, joined us to preview the Mercury’s 2014 season — which tips off Saturday night against Seattle.
May. 14, 2014
Students Conjure Ideas To Revitalize Corner Of Downtown Mesa
Students in Arizona State University’s Masters of Real Estate program competed earlier this week to find the best development solutions for a corner of downtown Mesa.
May. 14, 2014
Tempe History Museum Looks At Legend City, Big Surf
The Tempe History Museum might help you clear that up on Thursday — or you could just feel sentimental — as a panel talks about the Legend City amusement park, which closed more than 30 years ago, and Big Surf.
May. 14, 2014
Pima Community College Unveils Plan To Get Off Probation
Pima Community College has released a draft plan it hopes will get it off of probation. The self-study involved the work of hundreds of Pima employees and people outside the Tucson college system.
May. 14, 2014
Tucson Student Who Fell To His Death Was Intoxicated
A University of Arizona student from California who fell to his death from a rooftop tower was drunk at the time, according to an autopsy report.
May. 14, 2014
Brewer Asks Arizona Supreme Court to Overturn Medicaid Ruling
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid program.
May. 14, 2014
New Mexico Towns Struggle To Catch Up With Oil Boom
New Mexico is the nation’s sixth-largest oil producer. The industry is creating thousands of jobs in the southeast corner of the state. But all that activity is straining basic services. Housing is limited, classrooms are crowded and roads are more dangerous. Now cities are struggling to catch up.
May. 14, 2014

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