Tim McGuire is an accomplished newspaper writer and editor and a professor at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite journalism school. He was also born with a physical disability and he and his wife raised a son with Down syndrome.
The National Park Service is reviewing a proposal to raise entrance fees at three popular Flagstaff-area monuments. Fees at Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano and Walnut Canyon could go up early next year.
Governor Doug Ducey is providing details about his proposal to create more room for charter schools in vacant district classroom buildings. The governor promoted his plan to a group of business leaders in Tucson Tuesday.
New drivers in Arizona can now avoid taking their written and road tests at Motor Vehicle Division offices when applying for their licenses. The agency is waving the requirements if applicants undergo training at state-approved driving schools.
High-profile police killings in New York and Missouri did not lead to charges against the officers after grand juries met in secret proceedings that infuriated some members of the public. Faced with a similar decision over a police shooting in New Mexico's most populous city, the top prosecutor took a different approach.
On Monday, Arizona’s 2010 ban on ethnic studies went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal court is considering the constitutionality of the entire law, as well as one of its provisions that was struck down by a federal judge in 2013.
Gov. Doug Ducey is challenging state lawmakers to wipe out the state’s massive budget deficit and fix the education system with limited funds. The newly elected Republican gave his first State-of-the-State address to a joint session Monday promising to tackle some of Arizona’s most pressing fiscal challenges.
Plans for a massive project in downtown Tempe where USA Basketball's headquarters was to be relocated have fallen apart after Arizona State University dropped its development partner. Experts say the project was unique, yet ambitious and expensive, which made financing extremely difficult.
Federal regulators made changes Monday to the Mexican gray wolf protections, listing the Mexican wolf as endangered in its own unique subspecies. But some conservationists say the new rules won’t have lasting impacts.
Union officials representing Phoenix bus drivers on more than a dozen city routes say negotiations with service provider First Transit ended unsuccessfully last week. The two parties are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Jan. 26.