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A new report from the Department of Health Services says 894 Arizona children died last year, and over a third of the deaths were preventable.
November 15, 2013
The Mesa Public Schools Governing Board is changing its long-standing practice of starting meetings with a prayer.
November 15, 2013
A pair of cold fronts moving through Arizona in the next few days could create hazardous driving conditions, according to the Department of Transportation.
November 15, 2013
The latest desegregation plan for the Tucson Unified School district is being rejected.
November 15, 2013
Arizona Public Service didn’t get what it asked for from the Arizona Corporation Commission.
November 14, 2013
A prairie dog found in four Southwestern states will not be listed as endangered or threatened.
November 14, 2013
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities said three Chinese immigrants have been arrested after being found hidden in the trunk of a car at a checkpoint south of Tucson.
November 14, 2013
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Several Arizona groups want to join a lawsuit opposing efforts by Kansas and Arizona to force a federal agency to help the states' enforce their proof-of-citizenship rules for new voters.
November 14, 2013
Pinal County sheriff’s deputies have arrested 13 people in what Sheriff Paul Babeu said was a human and drug smuggling operation. Babeu said a deputy on patrol became suspicious when two cars with one or two people in them exited Interstate 8, then reentered the freeway with passengers.
November 14, 2013
The Arizona Department of Transportation is getting its snowplow drivers ready for the coming winter season.
November 14, 2013
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — More than $2 million in federal safety grants are going to seven tribes in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.
November 14, 2013
Foreclosure filings in Arizona were down year-to-year, for the 23rd consecutive month, in October. Statistics released on Thursday by the home data provider RealtyTrac showed a decline of more than 60 percent from September and nearly 55 percent from Oct. 2012.
November 14, 2013
An effort by Arizona Public Service to require new solar customers to help pay the cost of maintaining the electrical grid is leading to some heated testimony before the state Corporation Commission. APS said it is only fair solar users share in net metering, rather than passing the costs to non-solar customers.
November 14, 2013
Lockheed Martin is leaving Goodyear and taking about 600 jobs with it. The defense company is scheduled to close its Valley plant by mid 2015.
November 14, 2013
Arizona Sen. John McCain is co-sponsoring legislation to address Border Patrol overtime issues, reforms which could save taxpayers $1 billion over the next decade, according to the Cronkite News Service.
November 14, 2013
The Arizona Parks Department is teaming with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to create job opportunities for homeless vets.
November 14, 2013
The Arizona Congressional Delegation is asking the National Park Service to refund the state for the expenses it incurred during the Federal Government Shutdown in October.
November 13, 2013
The parents of a Mesa boy with a rare brain condition are asking a court to immediately let them treat their son with a medical marijuana extract.
November 13, 2013
The economic downturn hit individuals and institutions hard, and Arizona’s three public universities were not spared. The state legislature cut millions of dollars in funding, and many students were forced to pay higher tuition.
November 13, 2013
Valley Fever Awareness Week started on Saturday with the goal of informing more people about the risk of the often-misdiagnosed illness and its impact on those of us who live in Arizona, especially Maricopa and Pinal counties.
November 13, 2013

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