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Hillcrest Academy closed abruptly, notifying parents in an email the day before school started last week that it would not open this school year.
Aug. 9, 2016
One of the things Sadler loves most about the river is the escape from life above the rim. But a significant event that occurred during a 16-day rowing trip she just couldn’t ignore.
Aug. 8, 2016
polling place sign
The Maricopa County Recorder’s office received some complaints last week after ASU students learned there will not be an on-campus polling location on election day.
Aug. 8, 2016
navajo nation seal
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has signed an emergency declaration days after devastating flooding.
Aug. 8, 2016
There is a shortage of private pilots around the country, and around the state. An Arizona group is trying to increase the ranks.
Aug. 8, 2016
Maybe you bring your dress shirts and slacks to the cleaners before work and pick them up on your way home. But what goes on between those times?
Aug. 8, 2016
Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission logo
Earlier this summer, Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order banning state agencies and departments from hiring contract lobbyists. At the same time, he set up a system for those agencies to request an exemption from that order.
Aug. 8, 2016
The pomp and ceremony – not to mention protests – of the opening ceremonies are over, and it’s officially game on in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. BBC Sports reporter Ade Adedoyin is there covering the games.
Aug. 8, 2016
Building permits for new homes in Buckeye have now reached pre-recession levels, but that’s not the case for much of Arizona.
Aug. 8, 2016
Rain on a window
Phoenix isn't known for its abundant rainfall. But that doesn't mean there haven't been some very wet years.
Aug. 8, 2016
The state's junior U.S. senator is warning that Arizona could do something in November it hasn't done in 20 years if Donald Trump doesn't change his tone and tenor. I.e. Vote blue in the presidential election.
Aug. 8, 2016
Art classroom
After the passage of Proposition 123, $3.5 billion in additional funding has begun to flow into classrooms around the state. Many districts, however, are still short teachers as the new school year starts.
Aug. 8, 2016
In the dog days of summer in Arizona, many people escape the heat for a float down the river. Most return home with a good story. In Flagstaff, river guides often take great pride in the craft of weaving a good yarn. In our series, "Arizona River Stories," we'll hear tales from five of these storytellers.
Aug. 8, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Republican-controlled state Legislature voted earlier this year to expand the court to seven members.
Aug. 8, 2016
Drone Over Smoke
In addition to regulating drone activity in the airspace around an emergency situation, a new law also makes it illegal to intentionally photograph things like prisons and dams.
Aug. 8, 2016
The Arizona Charter Schools Association found that nearly 9 in 10 of the candidates who responded said they rank K-12 education as their first or second priority, more than 80 percent of candidates believe that parents should be able to choose what school is best for their children.
Aug. 8, 2016
The new school year means more money for teachers in the Tempe Elementary School District, thanks to voters approving Prop 123. The ten-year plan calls for distributing about $3.5 billion dollars, largely from the state’s land trust, to school districts which decide how to spend the money.
Aug. 8, 2016
Representatives from five local companies are taking part in a nationally recognized program that connects businesses with coaches to develop and deliver a plan to export their products.
Aug. 8, 2016
Vistors look at cases at the Pioneer Telephone Museum
Our relationship with the telephone is changing. Quickly. There are now more cellphones than people in the United States. But as we race toward an all-digital, all-wireless future, there’s still one place in Phoenix that celebrates old-school telephonic technology.
Aug. 8, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enacted regulations of tobacco products nationwide to include e-cigarettes, hookah and cigars. The new rules will take a toll on local vape organizations.
Aug. 8, 2016

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