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The federal judge overseeing the contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is expected to rule on whether one of the sheriff’s volunteer posse members must hand over certain documents related to a mysterious investigation that used a now-discredited confidential informant in Seattle.
Nov. 6, 2015
Votes in favor of the Deer Valley School District’s $24.75 million override have surpassed votes opposed to it, according to data from the Maricopa County Recorder.
Nov. 5, 2015
First Things First
First Things First will be audited in the next year. A legislative committee approved the request for the review Thursday.
Nov. 5, 2015
Maria Salenger
What spot gives you a sense of place for the Valley?
Nov. 5, 2015
Flower
A group of people in Maricopa was taken to the hospital this past weekend after being attacked by a swarm of bees.
Nov. 5, 2015
Arizona polo club
Listen to the sounds of people playing Polo.
Nov. 5, 2015
Arizona tax form
The Arizona Department of Revenue continues to process applications from the state’s tax amnesty, which ended earlier this week.
Nov. 5, 2015
Stethoscope
The Arizona Medical Board has approved new rules, which it said will improve the process for licensing physicians in the state.
Nov. 5, 2015
Huey
An iconic helicopter from the Vietnam era was painted by artist Steve Maloney to prompt dialogue on post-traumatic stress disorder and veterans' experiences.
Nov. 5, 2015
firefighter helmet
Researchers at University of Arizona will be working with the Tucson Fire Department and others on a new three-year project aimed at preventing firefighters from getting cancer.
Nov. 5, 2015
solar wind hitting Mars
Scientists are learning about forces affecting Mars atmosphere now that could provide clues to the planet’s history.
Nov. 5, 2015
Patriotic events at many pro sporting events around the country were paid for with Defense Department marketing funds, an inappropriate use of taxpayer dollars that cheapens the honor of the event, lawmakers said.
Nov. 5, 2015
Tyler Montague
An Arizona watchdog group is asking the federal government to investigate Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith on possible corruption charges.
Nov. 5, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
Arizona utility regulators are asking the state Supreme Court to uphold their decision to allow a utility to generate electricity by burning garbage and calling it a “renewable resource.”
Nov. 5, 2015
cell phone
After considering a ban on using handheld devices while driving, the Kingman City Council has deadlocked on the proposed ordinance.
Nov. 5, 2015
Navajo president's office
For years the chief justice of the Navajo Supreme Court was not required to have a law degree. That changed this week when the tribe’s president approved a bill to raise the standard.
Nov. 5, 2015
Apache Junction school bus
Apache Junction Unified School district is one of a handful of districts that appear to be losing override and bond elections. To cope with previous budget cuts, the district had moved to a four-day school week this year.
Nov. 4, 2015
Susan Bitter Smith
A nonprofit group is seeking corruption charges against Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith for her lobbying ties to an industry she regulates.
Nov. 4, 2015
Two-thirds of the votes were against the increase. The override would have generated over $3.5 million for the district over the next seven years.
Nov. 4, 2015
Arizona State Prison-Kingman
No major layoffs are planned at a private Kingman prison when a Florida-based company takes over operations in December.
Nov. 4, 2015

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