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"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is the latest musical to hit the stage at Arizona State University's Gammage Theatre. It’s part of a long list of Broadway plays that is boosting attendance.
January 22, 2015
Kathy Nakagawa is a Phoenix native and a third-generation Japanese-American. Her dad started growing vegetables in Arizona in the 1930s. But During World War Two, her parents were interned at the Poston War Relocation Camp in Yuma.
January 22, 2015
Legislation that would automatically adjust state tax brackets every year to account for inflation is to get its first hearing before a House Committee on Thursday.
January 22, 2015
Legislation that would deal with police officers involved in shootings is being proposed at the state capitol.
January 22, 2015
Three measures about law enforcement transparency are being discussed at the Arizona capitol. Two have been introduced as bills. The other is expected to be formally proposed next week. It would allow departments to withhold the name of an officer involved in a shooting for up to 90 days.
January 21, 2015
Arizona’s new school superintendent called on lawmakers and the governor to "stop the madness and put our children first."
January 21, 2015
With the state staring at another significant shortfall, Governor Doug Ducey has decided that cutting millions from the state's public universities was one path to take.
January 21, 2015
Abraham Lincoln is widely considered to be one of the best — if not the best — presidents in United States history.
January 21, 2015
The legislative and judicial branches in Arizona don’t seem to have the most cordial of relations and a new proposal by a couple of Republican state lawmakers probably won’t help things.
January 21, 2015
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council was formed a couple of decades ago, with at least the partial goal of diversifying the area's economy and bringing in attractive jobs from other places.
January 21, 2015
On Monday afternoon in Palo Alto, Calif., Arizona State University's women's basketball program accomplished something it hadn't in more than 30 years.
January 21, 2015
The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration is planning to survey swaths of Phoenix, Glendale, Tempe and Scottsdale to measure naturally occurring radiation ahead of the Super Bowl.
January 21, 2015
Phoenix city council members will discuss the future of a police officer body-camera program at a Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee meeting tonight. The group will be reviewing the results of a recent study as part of the dialogue.
January 21, 2015
The state Board of Regents is expected to OK a merger agreement between Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network next week.
January 21, 2015
In last night’s State of the Union speech, President Obama presented several ambitious ideas designed to help middle- and working-class families.
January 21, 2015
Funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the parent agency of Customs and Border Protection, expires Feb. 27. The agency's independent watchdog says the $62 million cost of the border drone program is not justified.
January 21, 2015
Tiny Boonville, in Northern California, is known for a few things. Its wineries, its tight-knit community — and its very own language. Boontling was created long ago as a way to gossip covertly. Now, it’s still alive, but barely.
January 20, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey recently proposed using more than $900,000 meant to help veterans and their families to pay for three veterans cemeteries. Tuesday, he withdrew that proposal.
January 20, 2015
A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require lobbyists in Arizona to disclose to the public how much their clients are paying them.
January 20, 2015
Police departments across the Valley are making last-minute preparations in advance of the Super Bowl. Security will be very tight and that means a lot of officers will be working overtime on their days off.
January 20, 2015

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