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Community activists, parents, students
On Monday, administrators at Desert Vista High School reiterated their shock and sadness about the photo showing six female students with lettered T-shirts spelling out the "N-word."
Jan. 25, 2016
Officials at Saguaro National Park are asking for the public’s help finding out who damaged several cactuses at the park.
Jan. 25, 2016
Courthouse
New details emerged Monday in federal court about mail that Warren Jeffs, the incarcerated leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, receives in prison.
Jan. 25, 2016
driver
Phoenix residents with past-due traffic fines now have more options for repaying the city. What’s known as the Compliance Assistance Program will allow people to settle their charges in more affordable installments.
Jan. 25, 2016
Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus
Taiwanese media have identified the fighter jet pilot as Maj. Kao Ting-cheng, who died in a crash during military training in Arizona last week
Jan. 25, 2016
Money
Chandler recently approved higher salaries and Mesa city leaders are scheduled to vote Monday to increase their compensation.
Jan. 25, 2016
Medical marijuana
Rep. Jay Lawrence, R-Fountain Hills, said he introduced the measure after seeing that the vast majority of the recommendations were being issued by naturopaths.
Jan. 25, 2016
Pluto's heart-shaped region
A new study from Northern Arizona University says Pluto’s heart-shaped region is “surprisingly young” — less than 10 million years. Astronomer David Trilling authored the study.
Jan. 25, 2016
Burros
State officials have joined Mohave County in calling on Washington D.C. to do something about the number of burros in northwestern Arizona’s Black Mountains.
Jan. 25, 2016
Lawmakers are considering an update to the state law to allow pharmacists to substitute certain biologic medicines.
Jan. 25, 2016
More than 900 advocates for science, technology, engineering and math, often called STEM, are gathering from around the country in downtown for the 21st Century STEM: Integrate2Innovate Conference.
Jan. 22, 2016
Hummingbirds
Did You Know … Arizona has the most hummingbird species in the U.S.?
Jan. 22, 2016
Test your knowledge of some these young and wacky bills before they disappear.
Jan. 22, 2016
Historic Home Tour
Mesa’s Historic Home Tour is Saturday. It’s one of several around the Valley this time of year.
Jan. 22, 2016
in football we trust
When the Cardinals take the field, one of the players who’ll have a big role in their success is offensive lineman Mike Iupati.
Jan. 22, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona’s career and technical education programs have seen millions of dollars in cuts over the past few years.
Jan. 22, 2016
border fence
The flow of drugs across the Arizona-Mexico border is a constant battle for drug enforcement officials.
Jan. 22, 2016
Bus
Valley Metro was hit by a scandal last year when former CEO Stephen Banta resigned following accusations that he misspent thousands of dollars in public funds on meals and travel.
Jan. 22, 2016
science lab
Arizona wants to prove that making a commitment to science and research will be a major boon to the state’s economy.
Jan. 22, 2016
This week, Scottsdale is marking the 25th anniversary of the official effort to save a significant part of the city’s open desert area.
Jan. 22, 2016

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