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Arizona Capitol
The original plan proffered by Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders ran into resistance, much over the fact that it actually cut funding for public schools.
May. 3, 2016
Peoria Elementary School
Before he was principal of Peoria Elementary School, C.J. Smith spent more than two decades as an educator in Washington state.
May. 3, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
May. 3, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
May. 2, 2016
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
Tribal gaming revenue in Arizona has decreased in the last year.
May. 2, 2016
Bell Road
It’s been one month since Bell Road closed at Grand Avenue in Surprise.
May. 2, 2016
A private landowner in Mexico erected his own gate in March, effectively shuttering the San Miguel crossing. O’odham tribal leaders say this new gate prevents members from crossing the border on their own land.
May. 2, 2016
Dan Hunting of Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy explains the basics of Prop 123.
May. 2, 2016
Tempe officials introduced roughly 1.2 million goldfish and minnows as natural insect control.
May. 2, 2016
Apollo Education Group
The offer, which came over the weekend, is for $10 dollars per share-- 50 cents higher than the previous offer. If approved, the deal would be worth $1.14 billion.
May. 2, 2016
greyhound dog
Governor Ducey is expected to sign a bill ending dog racing in Arizona this week.
May. 2, 2016
cactus league spring training logo
A March game between the Mariners and hometown Diamondbacks drew 11,319.
May. 2, 2016
Each year Arizona certifies about 3,00 to 4,000 teachers. But that’s still not quite enough to fill all of the teaching jobs that remain vacant in the state. To cope with the problem, a few schools in Arizona are looking beyond state and even country borders to find the teachers they need.
May. 2, 2016
April showers bring May … mushrooms? Arizona’s winter has led to a great season for morel hunting.
May. 2, 2016
For many students, attending a four-year college immediately after high school is considered the best pathway to success, but a growing number of educators and business leaders are promoting another option-- career and technical education
May. 2, 2016
prescott
Prescott’s money woes threaten to have a domino effect on city services.
May. 2, 2016
Apollo Education Group
Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, wants to sell the online education provider for $1.1 billion.
May. 2, 2016
A contest on Saturday to elect Arizona’s national delegates to attend the Republican National Convention wound up being a victory for Donald Trump’s opponents, who worked together to secure an overwhelming majority of the delegate slots.
Apr. 30, 2016
Phoenix Sunset
A team based out of Penn State’s Weather Communications Group called Sunset Weather uses meteorological data to predict and map the best sunsets in the country and Phoenix almost always comes out on top.
Apr. 29, 2016
Story of the Grand Canyon booklet
The Grand Canyon is one of the most visited National Parks in the country, but in the early part of last century — not so much. That started to change, though, thanks in part to the Santa Fe Railway, and its concessionaire, the Fred Harvey Company.
Apr. 29, 2016

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