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The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has ordered 700 body cameras from TASER International. A federal judge required these cameras after finding the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino motorists.
February 06, 2015
The state of Arizona has the Grand Canyon, red rocks and even a meteor crater. It also has waterfalls. One in particular is in the west Valley.
February 06, 2015
Thousands of Arizona high school seniors and juniors who have yet to pass the AIMS test may no longer need to pass to graduate.
February 06, 2015
The minority leader of the Arizona House, Eric Meyer, thinks Arizona should follow the lead of California and begin action to repeal the state’s personal exemption for vaccinations, in the wake of the growing measles epidemic.
February 06, 2015
The Arizona House has approved legislation to prevent churches that rent their property from paying taxes on it.
February 06, 2015
People with permits to carry a weapon could bring them into any building they want under a measure being considered once again this year at the state capitol.
February 06, 2015
The cost of gas is starting to climb again, after falling for more than one hundred days straight.
February 06, 2015
About 30 people gathered on the San Carlos Apache reservation near Globe today to begin a four-day protest against the passing of the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Authorization Act.
February 05, 2015
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued a water quality certification to the Rosemont Copper Project southeast of Tucson.
February 05, 2015
A man convicted of starting a deadly Tucson hotel fire almost 45 years ago has filed a lawsuit against the city and Pima County. He entered a plea agreement two years ago that set aside his conviction and allowed him to go free.
February 05, 2015
Clowns and hospitals are two things I try to stay far, far away from, but that’s not the case for everyone. For one Valley clown and self-proclaimed Giggle Therapist, it’s just another day’s work.
February 05, 2015
This week, a convention of predator hunters is gathering in Tucson. The group, called Predator Masters, hunts such animals as coyotes and raccoon and has drawn national criticism for what critics say amount to killing contests.
February 05, 2015
Look out “Serial,” you now have some podcasting competition, courtesy of a southern Arizona town.
February 05, 2015
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has released a kind of tease — the first photos from its Pluto mission.
February 05, 2015
The director of the state Corrections Department this week started pitching lawmakers on a new 3,000-bed private prison. That plan was met with skepticism from some legislators on both sides of the aisle. But State Senator John Kavanagh, a Fountain Hills Republican, was not one of them.
February 05, 2015
The Southern Arizona town of Tubac has started using a new currency.
February 05, 2015
For many parents, the decision to vaccinate is a frightening one. But instead of skipping vaccines altogether, some parents are opting to following a modified schedule. But there are risks to this “pick and choose” approach.
February 05, 2015
The group Local First Arizona wants to help businesses in the state buy more products and services from other Arizona companies.
February 05, 2015
The NFL season officially ended on Sunday with the Super Bowl and the Patriots have had their victory parade in Boston, but there are still some signs of the big game and the events that led up to it around downtown Phoenix.
February 05, 2015
The Goldwater Institute is asking the United States Supreme Court to review the decision of an Arizona court, upholding the state Board of Cosmetology’s ban on fish pedicures.
February 05, 2015

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