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Arizona finds itself with an unexpected budget surplus of over a quarter billion dollars and lawmakers are already battling over what to do with the excess funds.
July 21, 2015
Randy Johnson used to cram his 6-foot-10-inch frame into the luggage racks above the seats in the charter buses used by his minor league team so he could sleep on long road trips.
July 21, 2015
One result of neighborhood development is the tearing down of old buildings to make room for new ones. But frequently, that means that people are displaced and, in some cases, can no longer afford to live there.
July 21, 2015
A group of homeowners in Jerome is trying to get their town to change its rules about renting out homes to visitors on vacation.
July 21, 2015
A retired ASU professor is trying to set the historical record straight about one of the Wild West’s most notorious gunmen.
July 21, 2015
Numbers released Tuesday as part of the annual Kids Count Data Book rank Arizona 46th in the country in a series of categories measuring conditions for kids — that’s the same spot Arizona was in last year.
July 21, 2015
Medical devices are increasingly becoming more high tech.
July 21, 2015
As the school year approaches and with over a thousand teacher vacancies in the Phoenix metro alone, Arizona officials say the educator shortage has reached crisis levels around the state.
July 21, 2015
Cudellious Love was convicted June 1 of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 27-year-old Laura Hundling.
July 21, 2015
Thousands of rape kits remain untested in Arizona. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said his office is applying for millions of dollars in grants allowing authorities to test kits that have never been looked at.
July 21, 2015
Arizona has one of the lowest rates of preschool enrollment of any state, but a $20 million a year grant from the U.S. Department of Education could help change that.
July 21, 2015
The Arizona Registrar of Contractors has revoked the licenses of a pair of iconic swimming pool construction companies.
July 21, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has no intention of cancelling bids for more private prison beds no matter what an investigation into recent rioting at a private facility near Kingman shows.
July 21, 2015
Twelve people were sentenced in Tucson Monday for protesting Operation Streamline, a federal immigration court program that fast tracks deportation proceedings. The program was started in 2005 as a strategy to deter repeat illegal border crossers.
July 21, 2015
The FBI has arrested and charged the man who admitted to making death threats to Flagstaff schools this past spring, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona.
July 21, 2015
Saguaro National Park outside Tucson plans to resume herbicide spraying on parts of the park where invasive buffelgrass has become established.
July 21, 2015
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced the first confirmed sighting in Arizona of an insect pest that can damage and kill palms.
July 20, 2015
A federal judge has ordered contempt of court hearings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to go forward.
July 20, 2015
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on a white supremacist case. The man was convicted of a bombing that wounded a former black Scottsdale official.
July 20, 2015
The town of Wickenburg is still making efforts to clean up the neighborhoods largely affected by Saturday night's flood.
July 20, 2015

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