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Opponents of expanding school vouchers may see their efforts ultimately quashed on a technicality.
Aug. 14, 2017
Amid declining use, Tucson's City Council is considering new uses for five of its 15 public golf courses.
Aug. 14, 2017
And now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Last week, the ACLU of Arizona began a campaign related to numbers showing that students of color and students with disabilities were being disproportionately punished in Maricopa County schools.
Aug. 14, 2017
The city contracted their jail services with private prison company Core Civic. More than a month into the contract, it appears Mesa is saving money on jail costs.
Aug. 14, 2017
Hundreds March In Tucson After Deadly Weekend In Charlottesville
Hundreds of people marched through downtown Tucson Sunday afternoon in protest of a white nationalist march that turned deadly.
Aug. 14, 2017
If your morning routine includes vitamin supplements, you may not be getting results. New research says glucosamine does not ease pain.
Aug. 14, 2017
Yuma county recorder says human error while inputting names and addresses led to the additional ballots.
Aug. 14, 2017
The parent company of Applebee’s said Thursday it would close more than 100 locations after a disappointing second quarter.
Aug. 14, 2017
Aug. 21 is the first day of classes on Ottawa University’s new campus next door to Surprise City Hall, and enrollment at the private Christian school has so far exceeded expectations.
Aug. 14, 2017
If you're looking for locally-grown pecans, you can find them in eastern and central Arizona. Farmers are looking forward to a good harvest this year.
Aug. 14, 2017
More Valley parents are opting to send their kindergartners to mandarin Chinese immersion programs. An elementary school in Scottsdale is joining a growing group of public schools to offer the curriculum.
Aug. 14, 2017
It was a relatively calm, if not sweaty, gathering in the 100-degree Arizona heat at Phillips Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Phoenix on Sunday.
Aug. 13, 2017
The city responded to make sure similar damage doesn't happen in any of its buildings. That would include the city's 16 other libraries, 32 community centers and dozens of other buildings.
Aug. 11, 2017
State officials have dramatically increased public access to the petition validation process. The policy update was instituted just before petitions for the school voucher referendum were delivered.
Aug. 11, 2017
A new podcast "Missing Alissa" tracks the story of Alissa Turney and is told by Ottavia Zappala. She’s a freelance journalist and "Missing Alissa’s" host and producer.
Aug. 11, 2017
The minimum wage in Arizona is now $10 an hour after voters approved an increase last year. But it was a long contentious road to get there. But one researcher wanted to know how raising the minimum wage affects workers’ lives in other ways.
Aug. 11, 2017
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week. And here with us to discuss the temporary blocking of school voucher expansion in Arizona, new challenges for Sen. Jeff Flake, and other stories are former legislative leader Chad Campbell, currently with Strategies 360; and former lawmaker Jerry Lewis.
Aug. 11, 2017
Workers in the so-called gig economy will soon have another way to get around the Valley. Maven Gig, which is a service of General Motors, plans to roll out a fleet of cars in Phoenix this fall, specifically for gig workers.
Aug. 11, 2017
Classes are starting soon at Arizona State University, and one of those classes has raised controversy just about every year it’s been offered. That’s “The Problem of Whiteness” a class taught by professor Lee Bebout, an associate professor in ASU’s Department of English. He started the class back in 2015.
Aug. 11, 2017
The truth is out there — somewhere. The question is: do we want to find it? This is an issue that’s of interest to Lynn Vavreck. She’s a political science and communication professor at UCLA and has written about it.
Aug. 11, 2017

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