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Phoenix Police Department
The Phoenix Police Department has filled 163 sworn positions this fiscal year, and the Phoenix Fire Department expects to have 75 recruits in 2016.
Feb. 9, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Representatives from 16 environmental organizations are meeting with state legislators Feb. 9 during the annual Environmental Day at the Capitol. The group will advocate for changes in Arizona’s water laws.
Feb. 9, 2016
boxer dog
The program, part of the Arizona Humane Society, runs some of — if not the only — animal ambulances in the country, where sick and injured strays can get help from animal EMTs in the field.
Feb. 9, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, in an exclusive interview with Cronkite News, said he’d like to meet with Francis, though has not made any specific plans yet.
Feb. 9, 2016
brain
It’s been just over two and a half years since the state suspended funds to 15 of New Mexico’s behavioral health providers and farmed out contracts to Arizona companies instead.
Feb. 9, 2016
Handgun
House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro wants to provide a dollar-for-dollar state tax credit for the cost of the training, up to $80.
Feb. 9, 2016
school prayer
House leaders disregard Tempe legislator's contention that daily prayer at the House can be about something other than religious guidance.
Feb. 9, 2016
news articles
A researcher at Northern Arizona University hypothesized Americans respond with more anger and sadness when they read about women terrorists compared to men. The ongoing study suggests that isn’t true.
Feb. 9, 2016
Arizona Department of Education
Called Joint Technical Education Districts, the programs are facing a $30 million cut in the budget passed last year amid fears the state was in red ink. That turned out not to be true.
Feb. 9, 2016
Arizona drought
Winter snow and rain are improving short-term drought conditions in some parts of the state, but have not yet changed Arizona’s long-term drought status.
Feb. 9, 2016
Loretta Lynch
Loretta Lynch will be visiting Phoenix and five other cities to highlight police departments that she says can serve as role models for law enforcement across the country.
Feb. 9, 2016
Peoria Fire and Medical Department
The state Department of Health signed off on Peoria’s application for a Certificate of Necessity (CON), a final step before the city could buy and operate its own ambulances.
Feb. 9, 2016
Greg McKay
A bill changing what the state’s child welfare agency is required to investigate is one step closer to becoming law. A legislative committee approved the bill Monday. The proposal would limit what reports of child abuse and neglect workers at the Arizona Department of Child Safety are required to investigate.
Feb. 8, 2016
clean water
Cities and towns in rural Arizona could have fewer restrictions on how much water is needed before a subdivision is built.
Feb. 8, 2016
Airplane taking off from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
The airport reported more than 44 million travelers passed through in 2015, nearly 2 million more than the previous record.
Feb. 8, 2016
Apollo Education Group
Apollo Education Group CEO Greg Cappelli said a private sale will help the University of Phoenix meets its goals.
Feb. 8, 2016
www.arizona.vote
It used to take a lot of clicking and reading through the Arizona Secretary of State website to register to vote or change party preference. Now, just before the state holds its Presidential Preference Election, Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has launched a new website.
Feb. 8, 2016
health roundtable
Arizona Public Media's panel discussed range of health issues, including Arizona's uninsured kids and the Zika virus.
Feb. 8, 2016
The week’s total attendance of more than 618­,000 fans shattered the tournament record.
Feb. 8, 2016
Representatives J.D. Mesnard and Bob Thorpe have introduced measures taking aim at the 1998 constitutional provision.
Feb. 8, 2016

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