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Gov. Brewer
As part of her budget proposal, Gov. Jan Brewer is asking state lawmakers for about $37.5 million.
Feb. 19, 2014
Admission Fees Charged For Some Arizona Mayors
It is the season for Arizona mayors to give their annual “State of the City” speeches, but some people who want to attend are being charged admission fees.
Feb. 19, 2014
2 Elderly Hikers Rescued After Getting Lost Overnight
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says an 84-year-old man and his 74-year-old wife are both doing well after getting lost overnight on a hike in the White Tanks Mountains, west of Phoenix.
Feb. 19, 2014
Bill Would Require Reauthorization For Voter-Enacted Laws Every 8 Years
Senator Chester Crandell’s bill targets only those initiatives and referenda that involve funding and Crandell says it’s necessary because voters may have had a change of heart.
Feb. 19, 2014
Electric Car Charger Stations To Come To Arizona
Electric cars are often limited to city driving to be near a charging station. Here in Arizona, car owners will soon be able to travel further.
Feb. 19, 2014
Phoenix City Council To Approve Labor Group Agreement
The Phoenix City Council is set to approve an agreement on Wednesday with two labor groups that will allow city employees to continue doing some union work while on the city’s clock.
Feb. 19, 2014
Phoenix City Council To Select New City Manager
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to pick a new city manager at its meeting later Wednesday. David Cavazos resigned the position in October.
Feb. 19, 2014
Peoria Police Implement New Citizen Reporting System
Police reports are usually filed over the phone or in person, but that is not always a convenient or efficient means to do so. Now, the Peoria Police Department is making changes to the way citizens report crimes.
Feb. 19, 2014
Community Leaders Rally Outside South Mountain YMCA
When Mel Martin donated property in South Phoenix to build a new YMCA, he hoped the recreation center would serve the community for generations to come.
Feb. 18, 2014
Renzi May Remain Free
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi may remain free while he appeals his convictions on public-corruption and money-laundering charges.
Feb. 18, 2014
TUSD Contract Scrutinized
Tucson's largest school district has awarded a $92,000 strategic planning contract to a company headed by one of the superintendent's personal job references.
Feb. 18, 2014
U.S. Justice Department Reaches Agreement
The U.S. Justice Department has reached agreement with a northeast Arizona school district to improve instruction of Navajo students who are learning English.
Feb. 18, 2014
Movement Supporters Question Lawmakers Commitment To Repeal Last Year’s Election Laws
Supporters of a grassroots movement to repeal the election laws approved in the state legislature a year ago are challenging legislative leaders.
Feb. 18, 2014
High School Students See Donations To Brain Tumor Research In Action
High school students who have raised $2 million for brain tumor research at Barrow Neurological Institute got a unique peak recently at how the money is being used.
Feb. 18, 2014
Poll: 57 Percent Favor Moving Away From Coal Power Plants
A new poll shows strong support for the EPA to limit carbon pollution from power plants like the coal-fired Navajo and Cholla plants in Arizona.
Feb. 18, 2014
 Southwest
The Southwest climate hub is based at the Jornada Experimental Range, a climate research center in Las Cruces, N.M. It covers the states of Arizona, Nevada, Utah and California.
Feb. 18, 2014
Bill Would Permit A Memorial For Fallen Hotshots
Arizona will have a permanent memorial to remember the fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots, if a bill unanimously approved in a House Committee wins final approval.
Feb. 18, 2014
Monday Brush Fire Burns 5 Acres Near Sahuaro Lake
A brush fire near Saguaro Lake Monday may have been a preview of things to come in Arizona.
Feb. 18, 2014
Measure Would Put Cameras And Sensors Along Border, Broadcast Feed On Internet
A Senate Committee has voted to spend $30 million tax dollars to monitor the federal government’s efforts to secure the border.
Feb. 18, 2014
Maurice Sendak On Being A Kid
"I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I’m still frightened. Everything is the same. Nothing changes." Interview by Andrew Romano, 2009.
Feb. 18, 2014

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