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Queen Creek Unified District
In late May, a student at Queen Creek High School committed suicide.The Queen Creek Unified School District came together to craft a plan focused on helping students and staffers deal with the aftermath of the tragedy.
Jul. 3, 2017
border fence
The Trump administration’s immigration-related policy changes continue, as Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced a move called a “surge initiative.”
Jul. 3, 2017
Phil Boas
For our weekly check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic, we spoke with Editorial Department Director Phil Boas. Our issue is health-care reform.
Jul. 3, 2017
The new Election Integrity Commission run by vice-chairmen Kris Kobach and Vice President Mike Pence issued letters to secretaries of state across the country on Wednesday, requesting all their publicly available voter roll data — including names, addresses, dates of birth, party registration, military service, the last four digits of Social Security numbers and voting history.
Jul. 3, 2017
After months of negotiations, owners of the Navajo Generating Station coal-fired plant are close to finalizing a deal to keep it running through the end of 2019.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Qatar's deadline to comply with a series of 13 demands from its Gulf neighbors has been extended, but tensions are unlikely to die down anytime soon.
Jul. 3, 2017
Burro Fire
The Burro fire has burned 14,000 acres in the hills northeast of Tucson since last Friday, forcing the evacuation of the nearby town of Summerhaven.
Jul. 3, 2017
Kingman Fire Department truck
High winds spread the fire in a mobile home park on Devlin Avenue. The Kingman Fire Department and other crews had to shuttle water back and forth from fire hydrants “located a distance from the scene.”
Jul. 3, 2017
Sure 107 degrees for a daytime high might feel like a reprieve, but experts with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health say now is not the time to let down your guard.
Jul. 3, 2017
Medical marijuana
Navajo Nation is seriously considering legalizing medical marijuana.
Jul. 3, 2017
police car
Phoenix Police continue to look for a gunman who opened fire on two officers in a patrol car early Sunday morning.
Jul. 3, 2017
Goodwin Fire
We’ve heard about the thousands of people who had to evacuate the Goodwin Fire. But we haven’t heard much about the hundreds of four-legged creatures forced to leave.
Jul. 3, 2017
John McCain
The Fourth of July - a day when we celebrate our country’s independence. While many of us will celebrate in our backyards or at a campground, Arizona Sen. John McCain will be traveling to Kabul, Afghanistan.
Jul. 3, 2017
Papago Park
The Phoenix Parks and Rec Department will restrict access vehicle access to the city’s desert parks and mountain preserves on the Fourth of July.
Jul. 3, 2017
Fire evacuee
Hundreds of Goodwin Fire evacuees have been allowed to go home, while others are waiting for firefighters to mop up hot spots. As of Sunday night, the 27,000-acre fire was 75 percent contained.
Jul. 3, 2017
house for sale
Global financier Warren Buffett said his company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is boosting its real estate holdings. The latest purchase is a 10 percent stake in a Scottsdale company.
Jul. 3, 2017
An Australian company is spending $12 million on a project, using a lab in Arizona, to develop energy storage for portable devices.
Jul. 3, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services removed a question about gender identity from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants. Advocacy groups are worried that means transgender elders won’t be counted. The annual survey helps determine funding for programs that assist older adults.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Officials in Goodyear think giving up some money early will generate more cash later. The city council recently approved new incentives for certain developers.
Jul. 3, 2017
Watermelon
While that may not be so great for consumers, it’s a boon for Central Arizona growers who are right now harvesting watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydews.
Jul. 3, 2017

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