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Apollo Education Group
A higher cash offer was enough to seal the deal for Apollo Education Group shareholders. On Friday afternoon they approved a merger agreement that will take the University of Phoenix private.
May. 6, 2016
Fulcher family
As West Valley cities slowly recover from the economic downturn, some towns are revisiting plans from before the Recession. Surprise is working to preserve the city’s past for future generations.
May. 6, 2016
Diane Maxine Richards
Kingman wants its $1.1 million back, and the city may look to its previous auditor to recover cash that was allegedly stolen by a former budget analyst.
May. 6, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has settled a whistle blower retaliation complaint with former Phoenix VA employee Brandon Coleman. He’s now back at work after spending 18 months on paid administrative leave.
May. 6, 2016
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona Department of Safety is prepared to shut down a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 on the Arizona-New Mexico Border again.
May. 6, 2016
Dan Hunting of Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy goes into further details on Prop 123.
May. 6, 2016
kidscare child action alliance
Rep. Regina Cobb, R-Kingman, attached the issue to a bill Republicans want, one dealing with vouchers to send children to private and parochial schools.
May. 6, 2016
DNA
University of Arizona researchers are leading an effort to identify the genetics of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. The findings could lead to new drugs used in treatment.
May. 6, 2016
The Arizona Senate has voted against a bill that would have removed the state's strict ban on the use of aerial fireworks.
May. 6, 2016
Airbnb
A bill preventing local governments from banning short-term rentals on lodging websites like Airbnb has passed the house and is headed to Gov. Doug Ducey's desk.
May. 6, 2016
Bob Burns
Questions about "dark money" spending continue to cloud Arizona's public utilities commission — and a showdown could be close.
May. 5, 2016
Wild horses
The herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River would have new protections under a proposal the House has passed with bipartisan support.
May. 5, 2016
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In a recording released Thursday morning, Sen. John McCain is heard saying that Donald Trump will make his own Senate re-election campaign more difficult. Still, McCain vowed to support the Republican nominee at a Phoenix event.
May. 5, 2016
lawn mower limo
Saturday is the Buckeye Demolition Derby, and between the smashing and crashing of cars is the half-time feature - lawn mower racing. If you’re thinking, wait, mowers? That can’t be as thrilling as wrecked cars… not so fast.
May. 5, 2016
​We’ve been hearing all week about the pros and cons of the education initiative Proposition 123 that goes before Arizona voters this month. But what about that the other item on the May 17 ballot?
May. 5, 2016
University of Arizona
Earlier this spring, the University of Arizona’s Rogers College of Law made the decision to give applicants the option of taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) rather than the LSAT.
May. 5, 2016
Mexico's flag
Millions of Americans will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a lot of partying while wearing sombreros and fake mustaches — and that has made many people of Mexican descent feel disrespected by this form of cultural appropriation.
May. 5, 2016
NCAA logo
The NCAA Board of Governors has adopted a new requirement for sites who want to host events — to make sure they provide an environment free of discrimination and safeguards for the dignity of those involved with the event.
May. 5, 2016
Tempe Mill Ave Sidewalk Sitting
A new ordinance will take effect in Tempe a week from Saturday. It prohibits people from sitting or lying on the sidewalk in downtown Tempe, and from sitting or lying on anything not permanently attached to the ground.
May. 5, 2016
Becky Mayhew
Hear Becky Mayhew and her son, Reese, fixing up the Moonlight Trail in San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
May. 5, 2016

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