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Legislators in 46 states passed 391 bills and resolutions related to immigration during the first half of the year — 153 of those were new laws.
Sep. 15, 2015
Diane Douglas
The Arizona State Board of Education will be meeting Tuesday and among the topics of discussion will be replacing its executive director, Christine Thompson, who late last week announced her resignation.
Sep. 15, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
An appeals court has rejected Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to disqualify a lower-court judge who is presiding over a racial profiling case against the lawman.
Sep. 15, 2015
power poles down
At its peak, more than 15,000 Arizona Public Service customers were without power Monday night and into Tuesday morning.
Sep. 15, 2015
VA Medical Center
Storm damage is preventing the Phoenix VA Health Care from accepting emergency room admissions for the second time in about two weeks.
Sep. 15, 2015
Emergency responders are still searching for one person who was swept into a flash flood Monday in Hildale, Utah, near the Arizona border. An additional 12 people are confirmed dead.
Sep. 15, 2015
The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing Tucson police with hiding the use of a technology that allows officers to track the cellphones of people, whether they’re suspected of a crime or not.
Sep. 15, 2015
Chase Field
A strong thunderstorm moved through downtown Phoenix Monday night, sending rain pouring through the stadium's closed roof during the first inning of a game between the Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres.
Sep. 15, 2015
ASU logo
Students who attended Arizona State University are earning about $45,000 annually 10 years after entering school. That’s the highest average among Arizona’s three public universities.
Sep. 15, 2015
Arizona Department of Health Services
The Arizona Department of Health Services is legally required to post the materials as part of a new state law that requires doctors to tell patients there is a possibility of reversing a medication abortion.
Sep. 15, 2015
arpaio lawyers
Every time the various players in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s contempt of court case show up in court, it costs Maricopa County taxpayers close to $2,000 an hour in legal fees to private law firms, according to estimates based on county records.
Sep. 15, 2015
With light rail expanding into central Mesa, Valley Metro has added emergency contact spots for Safe Place, a crisis hotline for teens, at each of the four new stations.
Sep. 14, 2015
Scientists and amateurs in southern Arizona will join forces to concentrate on the moon, the brightest natural light in the night sky. The organizations will take part in International Observe the Moon Night Friday, Sept. 18 and will hold daily events until the finale - a lunar eclipse - on Sept. 27.
Sep. 14, 2015
New estimates show that the number of babies born to unauthorized immigrants in the United States has been steadily decreasing over the last several years.
Sep. 14, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona game hunters will have an easier time obtaining non-lead ammunition for use in an area where California condors live. The state has expanded its distribution.
Sep. 14, 2015
map screen shot
For decades, local seed growers would meet during the summer at the Yuma extension office to make a handmade map of crop locations. But now, technology offers a new way to track the crops.
Sep. 14, 2015
Satellite image of California's snowpack
The 2015 snowpack in California’s Sierra Nevada was the lowest in the past 500 years, University of Arizona climate researchers reported Monday.
Sep. 14, 2015
flu shot
Arizona health officials announce shipments of this year’s flu vaccine are here and they’re asking everyone to get one.
Sep. 14, 2015
Monsoon clouds
The El Niño weather pattern is continuing to strengthen. Meteorologists in Arizona said the warming waters in the Pacific Ocean will likely result in more hurricane activity as the fall season sets in.
Sep. 14, 2015
Gina McCarthy
An Arizona congressman is calling for the impeachment of the head of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sep. 14, 2015

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