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Kids
Every election year, the Children’s Action Alliance releases its Kids Count Data Book to take a look at how Arizona children are faring – from poverty levels and safety, to education and violent crime.
Aug. 18, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Greg Miller and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas had a rocky relationship which featured disputes on a number of issues, as well as an accusation by Douglas that Miller assaulted her at a board meeting. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office ultimately declined to file charges.
Aug. 18, 2016
About 10,000 residents of Pinal County currently don’t have an option under the Affordable Care Act.
Aug. 18, 2016
Diane Douglas
Greg Miller and the board have been in an ongoing feud with state schools chief Diane Douglas almost from the moment she took office in January 2015.
Aug. 18, 2016
Arizona's largest private employer is purchasing all of the state's Urgent Care Extra centers, and acquiring more than 400 employees.
Aug. 18, 2016
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
An asteroid sample collected by a University of Arizona-led mission could provide clues to the origin of life and the formation of the solar system.
Aug. 18, 2016
Another high ozone pollution advisory is in effect in Phoenix today. The ozone levels are expected to surpass a new lower federal health standard for the sixth consecutive day.
Aug. 18, 2016
Chase Field
Maricopa County officials unanimously approved taking the first step toward selling Chase Field to private owners.
Aug. 18, 2016
puppy dog
The Tempe City Council will vote to change what types of pets can be sold at pet stores in the city Thursday. The change is a direct response to state law enacted earlier this month.
Aug. 18, 2016
Kids in Arizona face many barriers to success according to a report issued by the Children’s Action Alliance. The 2016 Kids Count Data Book found that while there were signs of progress, like a drop in the arrest rate for violent crimes, there’s a lot of work that needs to be done to improve the lives of kids.
Aug. 17, 2016
health
The University of Arizona senior vice president of health sciences said in a written statement he is “deeply troubled” by allegations at a meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents Health Affairs Committee.
Aug. 17, 2016
Thursday night, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—or SMOCA—will feature the"The Thomas Crown Affair." Its special twist is the real-time commentary offered by museum professionals on the film’s authenticity.
Aug. 17, 2016
On July 15, Reverend Dr. Karen Oliveto was elected by delegates to be the first openly lesbian United Methodist bishop. The church, though, still opposes same sex marriage—just one of the challenges Oliveto faces as she expands her role as a leader.
Aug. 17, 2016
Recent presidential election years have illustrated the increasing polarization among American voters. Those on both the conservative and progressive ends of the spectrum have become even more entrenched.
Aug. 17, 2016
Republican Elephant
November’s election is still nearly 90 days away, but a number of Republicans are already preparing a post-mortem on the presidential race, thanks to Donald Trump’s presence at the top of ticket.
Aug. 17, 2016
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Surprise's vice mayor filed a complaint after Mayor Sharon Wolcott campaigned for city council candidates.
Aug. 17, 2016
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The Arizona Corporation Commission continues to be a headline-grabbing state agency. The Commission’s Director of Utilities Thomas Broderick has resigned after just about a year on the job.
Aug. 17, 2016
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City officials are holding a community meeting to get input on the possible zoning change.
Aug. 17, 2016
The federal government has approved a new, highly effective contraceptive – for rats.
Aug. 17, 2016
Unlike the March Presidential Preference Election, Independents can vote in the upcoming primary. But, they must indicate which party ballot they want.
Aug. 17, 2016

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