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fund map
The Wilderness Society has published a searchable map where you can find parks and recreational areas that are supported by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), including nearly 40 Arizona sites.
Jul. 31, 2015
rural/metro
Troubled ambulance company Rural/Metro is being acquired by its competitor, a move that could ease the Scottsdale company's financial woes but raise concerns about local competition.
Jul. 31, 2015
Dysart Unified School District
In one West Valley school district, kindergarten teachers are being asked to do double duty, while their students have half days.
Jul. 31, 2015
navajo couple
A decade ago, when many states approved laws defining marriage between a man and a woman, Navajo lawmakers drafted the Dine Marriage Act, a law that prohibits and refuses to recognize same-sex marriage.
Jul. 31, 2015
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says officials are not allowed to use public resources to campaign for or against ballot measures.
Jul. 31, 2015
California drought map
Researchers are using this information to learn more about the current drought and how much precipitation it would take to quench a thirsty state.
Jul. 31, 2015
barbed wire
Pronghorn antelope are native to the American West — but the landscape they roam is increasingly fraught with peril.
Jul. 31, 2015
cochise regional
The Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas is likely to close Friday due to the loss of federal Medicare and Medicaid payments. It is the only hospital on the Southeastern border of the state.
Jul. 30, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's badge
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to have a seat at the table in a case that found the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latino drivers. The DOJ argues it will help ensure the sheriff’s office complies with court orders to reform its policies.
Jul. 30, 2015
Greg McKay
The Department of Child Safety is aiming to reduce the number of cases of child abuse and neglect coming into the system and retain staff.
Jul. 30, 2015
Energy use in the U.S. and around the world is expected to continue to grow along with the population.
Jul. 30, 2015
Glendale seal
The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage didn’t eliminate other kinds of discrimination for members of the LGBT community.
Jul. 30, 2015
Bottle of prescription medication
While a judge heard arguments today that could impact whether around 350,000 Arizonans get to keep their Medicaid coverage, a Nashville-based charity helps five Arizona clinics get medication to patients who can’t afford it.
Jul. 30, 2015
Resolution Copper Mine
Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe returned to Arizona this week, after traveling to Washington, D.C., to protest the proposed Resolution Copper Mine near Superior.
Jul. 30, 2015
Hayden Flour Mill
Listen to Benjamin Butler milling flour at Hayden Flour Mill in Queen Creek.
Jul. 30, 2015
Cuba's flag
The thawing relations between the United States and Cuba has American businesses thinking about the potential of that new market.
Jul. 30, 2015
The reported slowdown in China’s economy means market watchers are paying close attention to copper demand and prices — both are important to Arizona.
Jul. 30, 2015
Close to half of Arizona’s private-sector workers, more than 934,000 people, do not have access to paid sick leave, according to a report Wednesday by a group pushing for such laws.
Jul. 30, 2015
vaccination
Before students can attend their first day of kindergarten, parents are required to make sure their kids are up to date on their vaccines.
Jul. 30, 2015
Arizona flag
A battle over how former Gov. Jan Brewer funded the expansion of the state's Medicaid program is finally going before a judge.
Jul. 30, 2015

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