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Maricopa County will spend tens of millions of dollars over the next several years to meet a federal court ruling against county Sheriff Joe Arpaio. County supervisors approved more than $7.5 million dollars on Wednesday.
January 09, 2014
After more than 30 years of legal battles over the state’s treatment of seriously mentally ill people, a historic settlement was announced on Wednesday by Gov. Jan Brewer. The state and attorneys for the mentally ill reached an agreement that promises more services and opportunities.
January 08, 2014
Whether from a political or cultural standpoint, 1964 was an impactful year in the U.S.
January 08, 2014
Not too many years ago, the Phoenix Symphony was in dire financial straits.
January 08, 2014
The town of Cave Creek can be noisy, usually because of the sound of motorcycles, but the volume has been high for other reasons lately.
January 08, 2014
Every Saturday in The Arizona Republic’s economy section, the paper includes a list of the five-highest priced Valley homes that were sold in the past week. Except in rare cases, the homes cost at least $2 million, and often the new owners paid cash. What, if anything, does that indicate about the broader real estate market?
January 08, 2014
Five members of the Phoenix Coyotes will be playing in the Olympics next month in Sochi, Russia.
January 08, 2014
There has been a settlement in a decades-long Arizona case on funding mental health care in the state, Arnold v. Sarn.
January 08, 2014
The city of Phoenix is hoping to encourage residents to recycle more by offering them a smaller curbside trash container, starting this summer.
January 08, 2014
Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are starting an ad campaign that targets Arizona Democratic Representatives Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick for their support of the new healthcare law, in one of the first signals that 2014 is an election year.
January 08, 2014
Police in Peoria have arrested five people after an undercover investigation of what they say was an illegal marijuana dispensary.
January 08, 2014
Arizona’s tourism economy could get a boost next year from the electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors. The company is opening a supercharging station in Quartzsite with six more coming soon around the state.
January 08, 2014
The cost of a traditional bacon and eggs breakfast went up in the last quarter of 2013, with eggs selling at more than $2 per dozen. Bacon was flirting with $5 per pound.
January 08, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will elect a new chairman for the five member board Wednesday.
January 08, 2014
Phoenix’s Echo Canyon Trail will soon reopen. The park has been closed for nearly a year for upgrades and remodeling.
January 07, 2014
The team created to oversee the investigations of reports of child abuse and neglect that Arizona Child Protective Services did not investigate said it is on track to get all 6,500 cases assigned by the end of the month.
January 07, 2014
An Arizona man has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $600,000 restitution for defrauding his former employer.
January 07, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the United States Supreme Court to let the state enforce a provision of SB 1070 it has been prevented from enforcing by a federal trial judge and the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
January 07, 2014
United States Speaker of the House John Boehner has hired the former head of Senator John McCain’s immigration staff, Rebecca Tallent, to head his effort to win approval of immigration reform legislation.
January 07, 2014
A 2011 law provides the parents of children with special needs what are called empowerment scholarship accounts on the state treasury to buy education services wherever they want.
January 07, 2014

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