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The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools this week approved requests by BASIS Charter Schools to expand in Flagstaff and Mesa.
May. 17, 2018
Nicole Horseherder lives on Black Mesa, near the Peabody Energy operation there. She recently co-wrote a letter to the owners of two prospective buyers of the Navajo Generating Station expressing concerns.
May. 17, 2018
It takes a certain kind of person to become an ultrarunner. These are people who are willing to push their bodies — and their minds — to their limits.
May. 17, 2018
Hildale, Utah, announced Wednesday it's withdrawing its appeal of a judge’s orders in a Justice Department lawsuit. Hildale, along with Colorado City, Arizona, makes up the community of Short Creek, home to a polygamous sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
May. 17, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Vicky Miller and Kate Schuman playing their ukuleles with the Sun City Ukulele Club.
May. 17, 2018
The Trump administration has outlined a “zero tolerance” policy for those entering the United States illegally, including separating parents and children at the border, which has led to a rise in the number of migrant children who need a place to live while their immigration cases play out.
May. 17, 2018
Wednesday was the deadline for Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to either sign them, veto them or let them become law without a signature. In all, the governor signed 346 bills into law this year and vetoed 23.
May. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Poverty Touches Not Just Pocketbooks, but Mental Health
Studies show that where one falls on the wealth ladder is directly correlated with health outcomes. And though the U.S. is the wealthiest country in the world, where that wealth falls is getting increasingly uneven. The consequences of this uneven distribution are changing status of people's health.
May. 17, 2018
With the Governor's signature Arizona residents will soon see pizzas, flowers, even mail delivered door to door by robots.
May. 17, 2018
Five football players at an Chandler high school claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that coaches and administrators knew upperclassmen were physically and sexually abusing them in hazing rituals but did nothing to stop it or punish their attackers.
May. 17, 2018
Meghan McCain, daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain, told audience members of "The View" on Wednesday that politics in the country is so divisive she fears being bullied in public.
May. 17, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake said in a statement Wednesday that while he appreciates Haspel's 30-year career at the CIA, the United States needs to turn the page on the spy agency's former program of detaining and harshly interrogating terror suspects.
May. 17, 2018
The future of a historic church in Phoenix remains unknown-at least until next month. The Phoenix City Council was expected to vote on a deal Wednesday that would have led to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix reopening the historic Sacred Heart Church. But not everyone’s sold on the plans.
Did You Know: Sacred Heart Opens Once A Year
May. 17, 2018
Health officials say nearly two dozen more cases of a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona have been reported.
May. 17, 2018
Last week, the Maricopa Association of Governments released its 2018 homeless Point-in-Time Count. The report found an increase in the overall number of people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County, but there is a segment of "invisible homeless" people that were not accounted for.
May. 16, 2018
You probably don’t know what we mean when we say “a checkoff program” — but you do know the "Got Milk?" and "Beef, it’s what’s for dinner" ads.
May. 16, 2018
The internet has brought us another heated debate of the senses — not a picture this time, but an audio clip. The clip was posted on Twitter on Monday and went viral because different people hear different things from the same clip.
May. 16, 2018
The University of California system and the state’s community colleges have reached an agreement that’s expected to lead to more community college students transferring to UC campuses.
May. 16, 2018
There is mounting evidence that cities and counties — as well as our federal government — need to think about cybersecurity, according to Donald Norris, professor emeritus of public policy at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
May. 16, 2018
The Trump administration has made good on its promise to eliminate the White House’s top cyber policy role — a position that aimed to coordinate the government’s overall approach to cybersecurity policy and digital warfare.
May. 16, 2018

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