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The plight of a Guatemalan transgender woman seeking asylum in the United States is gaining attention. The federal government is holding her in an all-male immigration detention unit, where she says she was assaulted.
March 02, 2015
A new regional operation center for a large national company will be built in south Tempe. This means more funding for the Tempe Center for the Arts.
March 02, 2015
Officials at Sky Harbor will be moving the Terminal 3 construction indoors in March.
March 02, 2015
A Maricopa County Superior Court Judge has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case involving the authorization of the funding source for Arizona’s Medicaid expansion program.
March 01, 2015
Results of a new study show that breastfeeding can reduce pet allergies when a baby grows up. It all comes down to little things called microbes.
February 27, 2015
The House gave preliminary approval to a bill that would give Arizona first responders access to a lifesaving medicine.
February 27, 2015
This week, a Valley private school welcomed visitors for an open house of sorts. But not to check out the classrooms and curriculum — they were there for an art exhibit.
February 27, 2015
A sudden spike in buyer activity in February may signal a turnaround for the Valley's housing market, which has been experiencing a cooling off period for more than a year, according to a special report by Arizona State University.
February 27, 2015
It was another busy week at Arizona's state capitol. Joining us to break it down is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
February 27, 2015
The SRP Board of Directors has voted to raise rates for all of the utility’s customers – the increase was controversial for its potential impact on the solar industry.
February 27, 2015
A longtime Valley institution could be making a comeback, but in a different form.
February 27, 2015
The Mayo Clinic’s health network could be expanding in Arizona — Tucson Medical Center may be joining.
February 27, 2015
State economists have released their forecast for job growth in Arizona over the next couple of years - they’re projecting 2.2 percent growth this year, and a little better than that next year.
February 27, 2015
A whole festival devoted to bacon might seem excessive. That is, until you talk with festival organizer Evan Weinstein about the test run they did in Baltimore.
February 27, 2015
Arizona State University is trying to become a cornerstone for the discipline by launching the Biomimicry Center next Tuesday in collaboration with the firm Biomimicry 3.8.
February 27, 2015
Earlier this week, published reports surfaced that a whistleblower had accused former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce of some questionable decisions related to businesses he was involved with regulating.
February 27, 2015
Attorneys representing immigrant families detained in Texas report the federal government has started setting bonds that would allow their clients to be released.
February 27, 2015
Tempe announced its adding yet another company to its roster of big name businesses. Northern Trust, a financial services company, is expanding its current operations by building a new office, and it is promising to create 1,000 jobs in the next three years.
February 27, 2015
A new report demonstrates Arizona is behind the national average in spending per student. The auditor general’s report released Friday shows a fourth of district’s are in moderate to high financial stress.
February 27, 2015
All U.S. states have a nickname. Arizona also has one, sort of. Arizona has been known as The Grand Canyon State — but it took decades to make it official.
February 27, 2015

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