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Arizona GMO Labeling Initiative Trying To Get On Ballot
You may get a chance to decide if you want to know whether your breakfast cereal has been made with genetically modified corn.
Feb. 12, 2014
FBI Picks Arizona For Public Campaign On Laser Pointing
The FBI is starting a public awareness campaign to make sure people know that pointing a laser at an aircraft is no joke. Tucson Police Department Sergeant Chris Potter knows the danger first hand.
Feb. 12, 2014
Sophisticated Drug Tunnel Found In Nogales
Three people have been arrested after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say they found a 481-foot drug tunnel running between residences on either side of the Mexican border in Nogales.
Feb. 12, 2014
Drone Use The Topic Of Proposed Trespass Bill
State Rep. Bob Thorpe wants to make it illegal to use a drone to observe individuals or private property without permission.
Feb. 12, 2014
GCU Offers Learning Lounge To Help High School Students Succeed
For many teens, high school is difficult enough. But with a language barrier, it can seem impossible. This semester, Grand Canyon University opened a tutoring center that has helped more than 200 high school students, many of whom are still learning English. Grand Canyon calls it the Learning Lounge.
Feb. 12, 2014
Grand Canyon Resorts Ready To Hire Hundreds
A Colorado lodging company is preparing to hire more than 400 workers for its seven hotels at Grand Canyon National Park, but it is getting harder to find employees who want part-time jobs.
Feb. 11, 2014
Barry White On Making Love
"When a man’s making love, the last thing he thinks about is war." Interview by Joe Smith, 1987.
Feb. 11, 2014
More Arizona High School Students Scoring Well
The number of Arizona high school students earning college credit based on Advanced Placement exam scores has nearly doubled over the past decade.
Feb. 11, 2014
Castle Hot Springs Resort Auctioned
A piece of Arizona history is being auctioned off. The Castle Hot Springs resort will be sold at the end of the month.
Feb. 11, 2014
Holder: Arizona Should Let Former Inmates Vote
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is urging states like Arizona that restrict the voting rights of former prison inmates to change their laws.
Feb. 11, 2014
Ineligible For Obamacare, Immigrants May Continue To Face Debt And Poor Health
One in four families in America currently faces medical debt. The Affordable Care Act aims to curb issues with health care access, and in turn lessen debt. But in an Obamacare America, some populations continue to be barred from access and could still be facing mounting bills.
Feb. 11, 2014
Snake Removals Increase As Weather Warms
As temperatures soar in many desert locations, the phones are starting to ring at the Arizona Herpetological Society for snake removal.
Feb. 11, 2014
Two More Bighorn Sheep Deaths Under Investigation
Arizona Game and Fish is investigating the deaths of two more of the Bighorn Sheep that were relocated to the Catalina Mountains, near Tucson, in late November.
Feb. 11, 2014
Voucher Measure Would Allow Thousands Of Students To Attend Private Schools
A state House committee Monday passed legislation that would allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense.
Feb. 11, 2014
Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of The Wilderness Act With Hikes
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and to celebrate, Arizona Highways Magazine has organized a series of wilderness hikes through some of the state’s most spectacular protected lands.
Feb. 11, 2014
Bill Would Repeal Election Law Reforms
A state Senate panel has approved a bill repealing a series of election law reforms made in the legislature last year.
Feb. 11, 2014
Maricopa City Judge Ordered Out
Arizona’s chief justice has ordered the reassignment of the presiding judge for the city of Maricopa. This comes after an audit revealed financial irregularities in the city court.
Feb. 11, 2014
Arguments Begin In Federal Voter Registration Forms Case
Arizona, Kansas and Georgia are trying to force a federal panel to add proof of citizenship requirements to federal voter registration forms, and they will make their case in a hearing Tuesday morning in Kansas. This case moved back to the courts after a federal commission denied the states’ request last month.
Feb. 11, 2014
Mesa Libraries Begin New Streaming Media Service
Mesa’s libraries are launching a new way for people to download movies, music and audiobooks without having to set foot in a library building.
Feb. 10, 2014
Mexican Man Sentenced In Murder Of Agent Brian Terry
A Mexican man has been sentenced to three decades in prison for the 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. That shootout revealed the failed federal Operation Fast and Furious.
Feb. 10, 2014

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