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A committee of health experts created by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has delivered its initial report on a plan to ensure the state is prepared if an outbreak of Ebola or other infectious diseases occurs.
December 02, 2014
A transgender woman who is an advocate for sex workers is appealing a conviction on a prostitution related charge in Arizona. A judge in Phoenix will hear arguments on the case today.
December 02, 2014
A popular after-school activity is now being recognized as a sport in Arizona. While students may not break a sweat, state and national competitions can be fierce, if there is money to support it.
December 02, 2014
A faith-based human rights group has released a set of inmate testimonies on experiences in isolation. The American Friends Service Committee is urging the state to limit the use of isolation for all maximum security prisoners.
December 02, 2014
The Maricopa County Community College District has reached a $4 million settlement with the federal goverment, ending a three-year whistleblower case accusing theft and fraudulent use of AmeriCorps grant money.
December 01, 2014
It’s hard to describe the award-winning piece, made up of concentric circles and billowing netting, by artist Janet Echelman.
December 01, 2014
While running a few seconds faster may not make a big difference over short distances, it may mean life or death in combat situations. Borrowing from familiar technology, a new ASU project may make that speed boost a reality for those who need it.
December 01, 2014
Hockey fans have something to tweet about. The Arizona Coyotes have upgraded the cell services in the Gila River arena from 2G up to 4G LTE.
December 01, 2014
Glendale is starting the next phase of repairs at city parks damaged by the strong rain storms in September. Work starts Monday at four Glendale parks.
December 01, 2014
Valley Metro is looking for the public’s input on the Tempe Streetcar. The project is part of the 20-year regional transportation plan.
December 01, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied Arizona’s effort to block a new hearing for a death row inmate.
December 01, 2014
The Navajo Nation Council has sworn in a new delegate. The Daily Times reports that the Office of the Speaker says Leonard Haskie was confirmed Wednesday in Window Rock, Arizona.
December 01, 2014
A moderate earthquake that struck northern Arizona was widely felt around the tourist town of Sedona, but there were no reports of injury or damage.
December 01, 2014
The results of the Nov. 4 general election are set for certification in a formal ceremony overseen by Secretary of State Ken Bennett and Gov. Jan Brewer.
December 01, 2014
The only four year private liberal arts college in Arizona is getting a new leader today. John Flicker previously led two prominent environmental organizations and school leaders hope that his background will raise the school’s profile and increase fundraising.
December 01, 2014
A new prison is scheduled to open Monday in Buckeye. This building is part of the Rast Unit at the Lewis Prison Complex.
December 01, 2014
A tax on electronic cigarettes could bring in as much as $13.4 million in annual revenue to Arizona, a move that some say would level the playing field in the free market, while others argue smokers would be discouraged from ditching tobacco.
December 01, 2014
Smoke may be impacting some residents in eastern Arizona this week. A 900-acre prescribed burn will affect communities around the Whispering Pines area near Show Low.
December 01, 2014
A new survey found that only 10 percent of Valley hotels have rooms still available for Super Bowl weekend, and the average rate is four times higher than normal.
November 29, 2014
Scientists at the University of Arizona are learning from the problems of the Philae probe that landed on a comet earlier this month.
November 29, 2014

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