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Arizona’s policy of drug testing the state’s welfare recipients is coming under increased scrutiny after recent figures suggest only a handful have tested positive.
Jul. 28, 2015
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What was your first summer like? Share your stories by using the hashtag #firstphoenixsummer on Facebook or Twitter.
Jul. 28, 2015
Lake Powell
Even if the drought lets up in the next couple years, Arizona is still facing a long-term water shortage.
Jul. 28, 2015
Chiricahua leopard frog
The U.S. Forest Service must reexamine a plan for allowing cattle to graze near Fossil Creek on the Coconino National Forest. A court has ruled the current plan jeopardizes habitat for the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.
Jul. 28, 2015
School bus
A new survey finds school districts in Arizona are facing hundreds of millions of dollars in critical capital needs.
Jul. 28, 2015
California Condors have been considered an endangered species for nearly 50 years. Conservationists say their numbers have been increasing, although the birds still face dangers from lead poisoning, mainly from eating prey that was killed by lead bullets.
Jul. 28, 2015
El Nino map
Forecasters are predicting strong El Nino conditions into the new year, which could mean more precipitation for Arizona and surrounding states.
Jul. 28, 2015
Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is scheduled to meet Tuesday afternoon. On the agenda is a briefing on two lawsuits currently pending against the panel.
Jul. 28, 2015
Grand Canyon National Park south entrance station
Five former members of Arizona’s Game and Fish Commission are calling on President Barack Obama to create a new national monument for the land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
Jul. 28, 2015
Arizona Cardinals
The Arizona Cardinals this afternoon are introducing their newest coach. Jen Welter will work with inside linebackers during training camp and the preseason.
Jul. 28, 2015
Guadalupe Fire
Multiple fires have burned across the state this year. Many of those have been caused by lighting which land managers have allowed to burn as contained fires.
Jul. 28, 2015
Tohono O'odham casino
A federal judge has slapped down much of the effort by the state to force the Tohono O'odham Nation to produce more documents in Arizona's fight to stop the tribe from opening a new casino near Glendale.
Jul. 28, 2015
Arizona tied Alaska for the lowest college completion rate in the country in 2013, with just 29 percent of students able to earn a four-year degree in six years or less, a new report says.
Jul. 28, 2015
A high-profile trial centered on the death and disappearance of young women in the Mexican border city of Juárez ended Monday in a life sentence for five men.
Jul. 27, 2015
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Some Bisbee residents want terminally ill adults to be able to commit assisted suicide without fear of prosecution. The Bisbee City Council is scheduled to hear the resolution this Tuesday evening.
Jul. 27, 2015
Saguaro National Park
Supporters of a federal fund that pays for national and local parks are celebrating an initial agreement that could keep the program from expiring, but the clock is still ticking.
Jul. 27, 2015
Nogales
A federal judge ruled late Friday the federal government’s family detention facilities for migrant families are inadequate for children. But some immigrant rights advocates say there are already evident problems with how Immigration and Customs Enforcement releases families from detention.
Jul. 27, 2015
Chandler voters will be receiving a ballot in the mail this week. The special election calls for voters to decide whether Chandler should continue to have elections coinciding with state elections in August and November.
Jul. 27, 2015
South Rim of the Grand Canyon
New research supports the long-held hypothesis that the Grand Canyon is as young as 6 million years. That’s what geologists originally believed before a different study claimed it was tens of millions of years older.
Jul. 27, 2015
Central Arizona Project canal
Arizona is wasting lots of energy on water. On average, 30 to 60 percent of a municipality’s energy bill is spent on moving and treating water.
Jul. 27, 2015

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