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A University of Arizona professor said she has been fired because of her research on medical marijuana. But U of A has already received a million dollar grant to study the effects of the drug on combat veterans.
July 01, 2014
A wildfire in eastern Arizona's White Mountains continues to grow in size as firefighters conduct burnout operations within the fire perimeter.
July 01, 2014
Immigration reform advocates in Arizona are reacting to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration policy.
June 30, 2014
July 1 marks the beginning of the 2015 fiscal year, which means big changes to the new Arizona Department of Child Safety. These changes are a result of thousands of uninvestigated child abuse cases.
June 30, 2014
Burnout operations conducted at the San Juan Fire will increase smoke and fire activity in northeastern Arizona. Nearly nine square miles have been burned in an attempt to slow the fire’s progress.
June 30, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court says hospitals can be sued under a state law that protects vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation. Monday’s ruling says patients have the right to sue for some legal expenses not covered under medical malpractice laws.
June 30, 2014
An Arizona mining company has paid the U.S. Forest Service $551,000 to cover costs associated with a fire sparked by an employee three years ago.
June 30, 2014
A popular state park in Sedona is still recovering from a fire that broke out more than a month ago as one of its most well-known attractions remains off-limits.
June 30, 2014
A California man is going back to the drawing board after his steam-powered rocket misfired in the Arizona desert during his latest effort to set a record.
June 30, 2014
The state of New Mexico paid at least one Arizona company tens of thousands of dollars for salaries, travel and legal fees months before it and others were brought in to replace 15 nonprofits that provided behavioral health services to needy New Mexicans, according to documents obtained by The New Mexican.
June 30, 2014
The Tucson Police Department will be getting dozens of new medical devices that can be used to save the lives of heart attack victims.
June 30, 2014
A life-size bronze bust of John F. Kennedy that mysteriously disappeared from a downtown Tucson park is back.
June 30, 2014
A voter registration drive Saturday marked the golden anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at the Arizona State Capitol.
June 30, 2014
AAA Arizona says that if you are putting the finishing touches on beginning your Fourth of July holiday road trip this week, you are not alone.
June 30, 2014
Crews battling a wildfire in Arizona's eastern mountains are making headway with successful burnout operations, even as the blaze blackens more territory.
June 30, 2014
Arizona women’s health advocates are watching how the U.S. Supreme Court could rule Monday on the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
June 30, 2014
Arizona State University has entered an agreement with the San Carlos Apache Nation in southeastern Arizona to develop a new tribal college. This is the first partnership of its kind for both the university and the tribe.
June 30, 2014
Windy conditions pushed the San Juan fire past key containment lines Friday.
June 28, 2014
One year ago, nineteen Granite Mountain hotshots died in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
June 27, 2014
Fireworks laws in Arizona have changed. As of June 24, if you’re in Maricopa County, you can buy and use fireworks through July 6.
June 27, 2014

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