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The town of Buckeye is about to disappear. Unofficial results of Tuesday’s election showed Buckeye voters decided by about a 4-to-3 margin to become a city.
Nov. 6, 2013
Dreaming Beyond The Slaughterhouse
Not yet 9 a.m. on a warm fall day, freshmen Binh Hua and My Nguyen are in protective goggles, long hair pulled back, ready for their chemistry class in a Garden City Community College lab.
Nov. 6, 2013
In The Southwest, Nearly 60 Percent Of Health Exchange Users Would See Tax Credits
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It's estimated that 7.4 million people in the southwest will be buying insurance on their own under the Affordable Care Act. Approximately 60 percent of those purchasers will be eligible for help with their insurance bill in the form of tax credits next year.
Nov. 6, 2013
Border Patrol Rejects Limits To Use Of Deadly Force Policies
The agency decided to reject changes to its use of deadly force policy against rock throwers, vehicle assailants.
Nov. 6, 2013
Rift Grows Between DREAMer Group, Congressman
PHOENIX – A second immigrant activist who surrendered at the Texas border as part of a group protest in September has been deported back to Mexico. Meanwhile, a growing number of immigrant allies are turning against the group's tactics.
Nov. 6, 2013
School Leaders Try To Do More With Less
Poor students now make up a majority of kids in public schools in the west. That’s according to a recent study from the Southern Education Foundation. But as the rate of poverty in schools has gone up, the amount of state funding for students hasn’t kept pace. So school leaders in Flagstaff are left to fill that gap
Nov. 6, 2013
The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to decide if a motorist who may have smoked pot up to a month ago can be charged with and prosecuted for driving under the influence of drugs.
Nov. 6, 2013
The shutdown of the federal government may have had an impact on home sales in Arizona, according to a new Arizona State University housing study.
Nov. 6, 2013
A 20-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly getting caught giving contraband to a state prison inmate in Kingman during a visit.
Nov. 6, 2013
Voters in Maricopa County rejected about half of the 36 education funding measures on Tuesday’s ballot. Many voters are still uncomfortable paying higher taxes to support education.
Nov. 5, 2013
Phoenix voters narrowly elected Laura Pastor to serve as Councilwoman for the city’s District 4, and Kate Gallego cruised to victory in District 8.
Nov. 5, 2013
Extreme drought, dust storms and wildfires could overwhelm the state’s transportation infrastructure. Now the Arizona Department of Transportation is studying where it may be vulnerable.
Nov. 5, 2013
 Hidden In The Suburbs: America
Poverty in the United States is no longer relegated to the ghettos and barrios of the inner cities. Today, more poor people can be found living in the suburbs than the cities.
Nov. 5, 2013
Gov. Jan Brewer will lead a trade delegation to Taiwan this week. This follows a similar to trip to India in August.
Nov. 5, 2013
Dozens of Arizona law enforcement officers are in D.C. this week. The group is there for special training on sex trafficking.
Nov. 5, 2013
Garden City: Tending To A Cultural Crossroads In Kansas
Since 1980, when the first meatpacking plant was built in Garden City, immigrants and refugees have streamed into town, lured here by the promise of steady – if brutally hard – work and a better life.
Nov. 5, 2013
Your holiday flight to visit the relatives could end up costing a lot more than it should this winter.
Nov. 5, 2013
A traffic stop on Monday, on the I-10 south of Chandler, resulted in the arrest of a Mexican National the Department of Public Safety says may have been on his way to deliver supplies to a Mexican cartel operating in the desert.
Nov. 5, 2013
Arizona State football coach Todd Graham and his son, Bo, had a recruiting trip they won’t soon forget, as they traveled to Texas this weekend to look at a prospect.
Nov. 5, 2013
Chaos In Mexico: Asylum Petitions Surging With Little Chance Of Success
Petitions for political asylum from Mexican nationals have quadrupled since 2009. There's little chance of gaining asylum.
Nov. 5, 2013

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