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John Hoffner is Southwest News Editor for the Associated Press in Arizona and said in 2011 the sheriff’s office reopened several cases to try to get a handle on them.
Apr. 9, 2015
According to the Yuma Police Department, more than one third of accidents last year were the result of distracted drivers.
Apr. 9, 2015
A new report is showing an increase in the amount of roadside trash found along Valley highways.
Apr. 9, 2015
Arizona is headed to federal court again to defend what could be an unconstitutional law aimed at protecting people from former lovers.
Apr. 9, 2015
In an effort to attract more binational business, New Mexico will soon expand an overweight cargo zone at its southern border.
Apr. 9, 2015
If you’re heading north toward Payson this weekend, plan for an extra long trip up State Route 87.
Apr. 9, 2015
Because of more than $100 million dollars in budget cuts to K-12 public schools across Arizona, many districts are facing tough decisions and the Peoria Unified School District is one of them. The district was considering going to a four day school week, but may be looking at other options.
Apr. 9, 2015
The Maricopa County Attorney is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to depublish the Court of Appeals ruling in the Debra Milke case. Depublishing an opinion means it can’t be cited in future cases.
Apr. 8, 2015
The city of Tucson is being sued over the way it elects its city council members. The plaintiffs in the case say the current system violates the 14th amendment, diluting their voting power.
Apr. 8, 2015
John McCain was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986. Now, he’s hoping Arizona voters will send him back 30 years later.
Apr. 8, 2015
Environmental groups plan to appeal a federal judge’s decision that would allow a uranium mine south of Grand Canyon National Park to operate.
Apr. 8, 2015
We spoke with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton earlier in advance of his annual speech. Phoenix is facing an uncertain fiscal future.
Apr. 8, 2015
Stanton said one in five young people in Phoenix are not in school or the workforce, which he said is one of the highest rates in the country.
Apr. 8, 2015
Friday kicks off the 11th Modern Phoenix Week, a celebration of all things mid-century modern in the Valley. It includes tours, talks and presumably a lot of discussion of the last season of “Mad Men.”
Apr. 8, 2015
Columnist Robrt Pela gives his perspective on Central Avenue and its history.
Apr. 8, 2015
For a lot of people, taking part in science experiments ends after their last school science fair. But, there are people working to change that.
Apr. 8, 2015
Arizona Theatre Company's Romeo and Juliet is a treat, but only for those who haven’t already witnessed a previous parade of updated, restructured Shakespeare productions.
Apr. 8, 2015
This month the Navajo Nation started taxing junk food and soda. No other tribe and only one city has successfully passed such a law. Navajo leaders are trying to trim obesity rates that are almost three times the national average. But half of the tribe is unemployed and say they can’t afford more expensive food.
Apr. 8, 2015
The Arizona Auditor General released the findings of its audit this week of the Arizona Medical Board, saying progress has been made to improve doctor licensing procedures but there’s still more work to do.
Apr. 7, 2015
Employees of Starbucks are now able to receive a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University — for free.
Apr. 7, 2015

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