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The board that oversees Arizona's state university system is scheduling a multi-step process leading up to a May 4 decision on setting rates for tuition and fees for the 2015-2016 academic year.
April 09, 2015
Because of more than $100 million dollars in budget cuts to K-12 public schools across Arizona, many districts are facing tough decisions and the Peoria Unified School District is one of them. The district was considering going to a four day school week, but may be looking at other options.
April 09, 2015
The Maricopa County Attorney is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to depublish the Court of Appeals ruling in the Debra Milke case. Depublishing an opinion means it can’t be cited in future cases.
April 08, 2015
Officials agreed Wednesday to pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged metro Phoenix's sheriff botched the investigation into the rape of a 13-year-old girl.
April 08, 2015
The city of Tucson is being sued over the way it elects its city council members. The plaintiffs in the case say the current system violates the 14th amendment, diluting their voting power.
April 08, 2015
John McCain was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986. Now, he’s hoping Arizona voters will send him back 30 years later.
April 08, 2015
Environmental groups plan to appeal a federal judge’s decision that would allow a uranium mine south of Grand Canyon National Park to operate.
April 08, 2015
We spoke with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton earlier in advance of his annual speech. Phoenix is facing an uncertain fiscal future.
April 08, 2015
Stanton said one in five young people in Phoenix are not in school or the workforce, which he said is one of the highest rates in the country.
April 08, 2015
Friday kicks off the 11th Modern Phoenix Week, a celebration of all things mid-century modern in the Valley. It includes tours, talks and presumably a lot of discussion of the last season of “Mad Men.”
April 08, 2015
Columnist Robrt Pela gives his perspective on Central Avenue and its history.
April 08, 2015
For a lot of people, taking part in science experiments ends after their last school science fair. But, there are people working to change that.
April 08, 2015
Arizona Theatre Company's Romeo and Juliet is a treat, but only for those who haven’t already witnessed a previous parade of updated, restructured Shakespeare productions.
April 08, 2015
Police have arrested three Arizona residents for manufacturing and distributing synthetic marijuana, often known as K2 or Spice, in Arizona, New Mexico and California.
April 08, 2015
A state health policy that made getting a delayed birth certificate easier for American Indians now is law.
April 08, 2015
Arizona is set to reduce taxes for insurance companies under a new bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Monday.
April 08, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill that makes all children living on Indian reservations qualified for private school vouchers.
April 08, 2015
A former aide to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the sheriff wanted to inform only a small number of officers about a 2011 court order that prohibited all his deputies from conducting immigration patrols.
April 08, 2015
This month the Navajo Nation started taxing junk food and soda. No other tribe and only one city has successfully passed such a law. Navajo leaders are trying to trim obesity rates that are almost three times the national average. But half of the tribe is unemployed and say they can’t afford more expensive food.
April 08, 2015
The Arizona Auditor General released the findings of its audit this week of the Arizona Medical Board, saying progress has been made to improve doctor licensing procedures but there’s still more work to do.
April 07, 2015

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