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Arpaio Makes Play For Pinal County
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is trying to outbid Pinal County to take over a federal detention contract. It’s the latest twist in the dispute between Pinal County and the federal government over housing immigrant detainees.
Apr. 21, 2014
Two Gun Bills Await Action From Brewer
Tuesday is the last day for Gov. Jan Brewer to take action on two gun bills. The measures deal with concealed weapons in public buildings, and cities or towns that pass gun control ordinances.
Apr. 21, 2014
Report: 1 In 4 Arizona Kids Are Hungry
One in four Arizona kids don't have enough food to eat, according to a new study.
Apr. 21, 2014
Multiple Lightning Strikes Cause Fire Near Tucson
A lightning-caused fire about 45 miles southeast of Tucson has been largely contained.
Apr. 21, 2014
Arizona Senate To Review Spaceport Measure
The Arizona Senate is to take up legislation today to pave the way for a spaceport in the state.
Apr. 21, 2014
Republicans May Revive School Voucher Measure
The battle over expanding the voucher program for private and parochial school educations may not be over for the year.
Apr. 21, 2014
Legislature Could Be In Last Week Of Regular Session
The state legislature enters what is expected to be the last week of its regular session on Monday.
Apr. 21, 2014
Mesa Swears In New Mayor
Mesa will swear in a new mayor Monday. He’s city council member Alex Finter.
Apr. 21, 2014
Grid Bike Share Launch Delayed ... Again
Phoenix's bike share program was supposed to officially launch Monday, but the rollout has been pushed back once again.
Apr. 21, 2014
School Districts Sponsoring New Charter Schools Face Budget Challenges
Several Arizona public school districts are back to square one. Gov. Jan Brewer signed a budget that included a proposal forbidding school districts from converting its schools to charter — and ultimately collecting more state funds.
Apr. 21, 2014
Alcohol Powder Has Approval Revoked
There has been talk throughout the country about an alcohol powder that was approved for sale by a federal agency. But the Tempe company developing that product now says that approval has been withdrawn.
Apr. 21, 2014
Bust Out The Turntable For Record Store Day
Saturday is Record Store Day, a music-lover's holiday.
Apr. 18, 2014
Elected Officials Looking To Create
A group of elected officials from Arizona met last week with some of their counterparts in Sonora, Mexico, and agreed to create what they’re calling the “Arizona-Sonora Binational Megaregion.”
Apr. 18, 2014
Lithium Was Once An Obscure Element, Now It
Salt is an important player in the culinary world but it is also critical to the technology world.
Apr. 18, 2014
How Do You Define
Friends or family come to town and tell you they want to go out to eat “southwestern” food. And you’re thinking, well, what exactly does that mean?
Apr. 18, 2014
Not All Implications Of Earlier Fire Season Are Bad
Fire restrictions went into effect Friday on several of Arizona’s national forests as well as on state-owned and managed lands.
Apr. 18, 2014
D
Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall is part MLB’s On-Field Diversity Task Force.
Apr. 18, 2014
McCain, Flake Address Phoenix VA Mismanagement Concerns
Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake met with reporters and several veterans on Friday after a meeting with officials at the Phoenix VA medical center. The senators reported that hospital leaders denied allegations that any secret patient records existed within the system.
Apr. 18, 2014
Mexican Truckers Threaten To Block Arizona Border Entries
The Arizona Department of Transportation says thousands of Mexican truck drivers are planning to block traffic at border entries into the United States. The truck drivers are protesting strict inspections and long wait times at ports of entry.
Apr. 18, 2014
Term
Has the media been correct to use the term “racial profiling” to describe the court findings in the lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio?
Apr. 18, 2014

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