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Tucson voters decided a few ballot measures Tuesday. Each proposed a sales-tax increase.
Nov. 8, 2017
Tucson Unified School District
Tucson voters failed to pass bond and override measures in three of four districts asking for help this election.
Nov. 8, 2017
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A bipartisan proposal in Congress is pushing to address the abandoned mine lands, with both money and a new focus on economic development.
Nov. 8, 2017
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Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of political polarization.
Nov. 8, 2017
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Yesterday, Democrats won big in elections across the country. One year after President Donald Trump's election, what should we make of these results?
Nov. 8, 2017
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A self-driving car company created by Google is pulling the human backup driver from behind the steering wheel and will test vehicles on public roads with only an employee in the back seat.
Nov. 8, 2017
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The Navajo Nation has signed a deal that swaps more than 37,000 acres of New Mexico trust land for a ranch owned by the tribe.
Nov. 8, 2017
New River
The communities of New River and Desert Hills moved one step closer to getting a fix to their water woes. The Arizona Corporation Commission approved rates for a plan put forward by the utility EPCOR.
Nov. 8, 2017
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Over the last few years, Linda Winkler has had many conversations with many dogs. Such is the life of a volunteer puppy raiser.
Nov. 8, 2017
School Bonds and Overrides
It was a good night for Maricopa County school districts with bond and override questions on the ballot. All of the funding initiatives here passed, according to initial results released by the recorder’s office.
Nov. 8, 2017
Megaregion
Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora have built a strong relationship during their current administrations, known as "The Megaregion." But next year’s elections in both states endanger their political and economical ties.
Nov. 8, 2017
A large employer in Phoenix plans to get bigger over the next three years. USAA wants to add up to 1,000 employees to its campus near Interstate 17 and Happy Valley Road.
Nov. 8, 2017
Martha McSally
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally has told Republican colleagues that she will enter the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jeff Flake, a move that puts a mainstream candidate who could win backing from the state's top Republicans into the primary race.
Nov. 8, 2017
A new study authored by Chris Segrin, professor and department head of the University of Arizona Department of Communication, shows that poor social skills were also predictive of poorer physical health.
Nov. 8, 2017
Two Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM) students are in Washington, D.C., to perform and compete for the nation’s top honor awarded by federal arts and cultural agencies.
Nov. 8, 2017
Hildale, one of the cities that is home to a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border, just had a historic election. Unofficial election results Tuesday night showed for the first time ever, non-church members won all the available seats — and the town elected a woman as its mayor.
Nov. 8, 2017
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As the death toll from the opioid epidemic continues to rise, Phoenix could sue those it believes responsible — the pharmaceutical industry. The City Council will consider the move later this month.
Nov. 7, 2017
The Pinal County jail veterans unit
“What I’ve seen here is kind of a relief on their faces,” said Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb. “Immediately, they’re amongst people now that they have a common ground with them. They have a brotherhood with them and they can kind of help each other out.”
Nov. 7, 2017
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Nonprofits — from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America to local animals shelters and food kitchens — can have a big impact on the communities they serve. But a new study that looks at their boards shows that they have a privilege problem.
Nov. 7, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Homeland Security Department faces her first confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Among the questions expected for Kirstjen Nielsen: what will she do with the limbo status of 57,000 Hondurans left with an uncertain future?
Nov. 7, 2017

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