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The GOP tax bill would get rid of a rule that bars churches, and nonprofit charities from engaging in politics, which could create a new avenue for political spending.
Nov. 29, 2017
Colorado River Basin
A threatened snake that hasn't been seen along the lower Colorado River in a century has apparently repopulated an area south of Lake Havasu City.
Nov. 29, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
A new report shows state funding for Arizona's K-12 school system remains nearly 14 percent below what it was before the Great Recession hit in 2007.
Nov. 29, 2017
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With no immediate congressional action in sight, Arizona Medicaid officials are preparing to implement a contingency plan to make sure that nearly 24,000 Arizona children do not lose their health care.
Nov. 29, 2017
LGBTQ
Grass-roots efforts have brought about a culture shift on LGBTQ issues in their community. This year, Phoenix, Tucson and Tempe received a perfect score for inclusivity in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index.
Nov. 29, 2017
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“The whole point of a rate study and an evaluation process is to make sure that every customer class is paying their fair and proportional share of the cost that they place on our water system and sewer system for that matter,” said Tempe Public Works Planning and Research Analyst Steve White.
Nov. 29, 2017
Arizona DPS
An early Tuesday morning shootout between Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers and a Phoenix murder suspect closed Interstate 10. It’s the third time that state troopers were caught in a gunfight in the area this year.
Nov. 29, 2017
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“We consider this a proactive response in that we would much rather get our team out there to evaluate and prevent further incidents,” Scottsdale Captain Paramedic Steve Richter said.
Nov. 29, 2017
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Earlier in November, the Federal Communications Commission updated some rules for broadcast. Among them was approval for a new Next-Gen TV standard. Phoenix will serve as the test market for the technology, called 3.0.
Nov. 29, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
Saucedo is charged with nine counts of first-degree murder in a case that vexed local and national law enforcement agencies for more than a year.
Nov. 29, 2017
Peoria Unified School District
Darwin Stiffler took the position last year, after the previous superintendent retired in July 2016. A district spokeswoman said Wednesday morning the district could not comment on the situation.
Nov. 28, 2017
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The letter alleges certain officers engaged in unethical and criminal behavior by changing crime statistics and misusing office money.
Nov. 28, 2017
Plans to place the state's released convicts into a central Inmate Re-Entry Center have set off a series of questions for neighbors living in the south Phoenix community.
Nov. 28, 2017
“We’re simply trying to give the voter the opportunity to make informed decisions and to know who is trying to influence their election,” said City Councilwoman Lauren Kuby, who helped craft the change and has worked on other election spending initiatives in Tempe.
Nov. 28, 2017
Over the past several years, open data has become a popular phrase across all levels of government
Nov. 28, 2017
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The first so-called digital pill has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Nov. 28, 2017
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More than 83 percent of students at the University of Arizona are staying from one year to the next.
Nov. 28, 2017
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From journalism to politics, entertainment to technology, it seems the list of industries facing sexual assault and harassment allegations grows each day.
Nov. 28, 2017
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The City of Buckeye has hired a private investigator to look into allegations of wrongdoing and corruption in its police force.
Nov. 28, 2017
We celebrated Thanksgiving last week, and December is a month usually filled with parties and gatherings of all kinds. Families and friends will get together, and sometimes kids can be put in uncomfortable positions.
Nov. 28, 2017

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