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The Arizona Legislature is putting a bill creating a new high school civics test on the fast track, answering a call from Gov. Doug Ducey to make it the very first law he signs as the state's chief executive.
January 13, 2015
The Navajo Nation president has been sworn in to continue as the tribe's top leader, even though he badly lost his re-election bid.
January 13, 2015
High-profile police killings in New York and Missouri did not lead to charges against the officers after grand juries met in secret proceedings that infuriated some members of the public. Faced with a similar decision over a police shooting in New Mexico's most populous city, the top prosecutor took a different approach.
January 13, 2015
On Monday, Arizona’s 2010 ban on ethnic studies went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal court is considering the constitutionality of the entire law, as well as one of its provisions that was struck down by a federal judge in 2013.
January 13, 2015
The Flagstaff City Council takes up a draft ordinance Tuesday aimed at banning the use of plastic bags.
January 13, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey is challenging state lawmakers to wipe out the state’s massive budget deficit and fix the education system with limited funds. The newly elected Republican gave his first State-of-the-State address to a joint session Monday promising to tackle some of Arizona’s most pressing fiscal challenges.
January 12, 2015
Plans for a massive project in downtown Tempe where USA Basketball's headquarters was to be relocated have fallen apart after Arizona State University dropped its development partner. Experts say the project was unique, yet ambitious and expensive, which made financing extremely difficult.
January 12, 2015
Federal regulators made changes Monday to the Mexican gray wolf protections, listing the Mexican wolf as endangered in its own unique subspecies. But some conservationists say the new rules won’t have lasting impacts.
January 12, 2015
An Arizona State University professor who was arrested by a campus police officer last year is preparing to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the school.
January 12, 2015
Union officials representing Phoenix bus drivers on more than a dozen city routes say negotiations with service provider First Transit ended unsuccessfully last week. The two parties are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Jan. 26.
January 12, 2015
A lawmaker's proposed legislation to bring daylight saving time to Arizona won't be seeing the light of day in the state Legislature.
January 12, 2015
The United States Supreme Court appears likely to side with a small Gilbert church in its fight with the town over the limits that have been place on roadside signs.
January 12, 2015
One local bike shop is working to get more women on two wheels.
January 12, 2015
A Phoenix-based meat purveyor is voluntarily recalling more than two dozen of its products because of listeria concerns.
January 12, 2015
The University of Arizona has many labs and biological samples scattered about it’s campuses, often delaying and disorganizing samples. A new facility aims to fix that.
January 12, 2015
Arizona has 21 community colleges and about half a million students.
January 12, 2015
A small church and the Town of Gilbert will have their day in court Monday — the United States Supreme Court.
January 11, 2015
The president of the Navajo Nation will continue to serve in that office even though his term expires Tuesday.
January 11, 2015
Two court cases involving education in Arizona education go before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Monday.
January 11, 2015
A vicious strain of the flu has been exploding across the country, but it’s just now starting to pick up in the Valley.
January 11, 2015

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