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Tucsonans have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to cast and turn in ballots in the special city election on a half-cent increase in the sales tax.
May. 15, 2017
Kathy Angulo (left) and Alma Vizcarra
Two San Luis High School students are heading to an international competition this summer for improving upon a medical device.
May. 15, 2017
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Fathers don't just function as male mothers — they provide a kind of caregiving that's unique to dads.
May. 15, 2017
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Questions remain about who will replace former FBI Director James Comey.
May. 15, 2017
The Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum will open up again after backers in the Legislature succeeded in restoring funding to the location.
May. 15, 2017
JD Mesnard
The 2017 legislative session has been over less than a week, and already Arizona’s House Speaker is aiming to get a jump on next year when it comes to increasing teacher pay.
May. 15, 2017
NASA plans to send a new camera to look for water ice in the moon’s most shadowed regions. The instrument, which will hitch a ride aboard South Korea’s first lunar exploration mission, is 800 times more light-sensitive than the 2009 Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera.
May. 15, 2017
Pinal Fire
The Pinal Fire burning south of Globe has remained relatively small at 75 acres. The fire has been burning for about a week.
May. 15, 2017
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Beginning next fall, parents can send their kids to school with sunscreen without prior permission.
May. 15, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is expected to issue the first of several rulings regarding a half-dozen immigration cases this week.
May. 15, 2017
West Valley view from Camelback Mountain
In their quest to attract new jobs, leaders in the West Valley are turning to hyper-local data in hopes of slowing the flow of workers heading East.
May. 15, 2017
Misael Perez
Misael Perez felt stifled by the walls of his own apartment on a recent Friday afternoon.
May. 15, 2017
Support groups can be a helpful resource for someone going through a significant loss. But geography and physical limitations, especially among older adults, can make it difficult to attend support groups in person. And that’s where technology can help.
May. 15, 2017
The federal government says it has settled on finalists to design President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, but it won't identify them.
May. 13, 2017
Arizona cotton is losing its seat as one of the major agriculture commodities in the state, as production continues to decline compared to historical levels. But, that is not anything to worry about, according to one expert, who says other crops are filling the gap.
May. 12, 2017
Sal DiCiccio
For over six months, the city of Phoenix’s planning department has been grappling with the issue of group homes and how to define them in order to be in compliance with the Federal Fair Housing and American with Disabilities Acts.
May. 12, 2017
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One of the more surprising budget items slashed during Arizona's legislative session was the $1.6 million in funding to combat gangs in Maricopa County.
May. 12, 2017
The collaboration between ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts includes a geologist ballerina, a bass-playing geophysicist and a belly-dancing theoretical astrophysicist.
May. 12, 2017
FORM Festival
The Fourth annual FORM Festival is taking place this weekend at Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri’s experimental town about 70 miles north of Phoenix.
May. 12, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
Earlier this week, the federal U.S. Court of Appeals overturning the firing of Arizona’s former Veternas Affairs Director Sharon Helman.
May. 12, 2017

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