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The controversial issue of sex education in Arizona schools is in the news again this week, as students and former students in Tuscon call on the Tucson Unified School District to change what they see as their schools’ limited program.
Jun. 16, 2016
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Days after the Tenderfoot fire threatened the tiny town of Yarnell in Central Arizona, another wildfire is threatening several White Mountain communities. The Cedar Creek fire, which started Wednesday, has already burned 5,500 acres -- and it’s growing.
Jun. 16, 2016
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Listen to the sounds of Derrick Suwaima Davis performing at the Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale.
Jun. 16, 2016
The makers of the newest Transformers action movie have decided spend a couple more days shooting in Arizona, so state transportation officials have extended the partial closure of the Loop 303.
Jun. 16, 2016
Dehydration-diagram
One way to avoid heat illness is to to make sure you're properly hydrated. Thirst is your body's way of telling you you're already mildly dehydrated, but there are many other warning signs.
Jun. 16, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
How old is too old to practice medicine? Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven tries to answer the question.
Jun. 16, 2016
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Residents in several east central Arizona communities were told to prepare for a possible evacuation after a wildfire burned more than 2,500 acres.
Jun. 16, 2016
Authorities say the Tenderfoot Fire charred more 4,000 acres.
Jun. 16, 2016
The Arizona Animal Welfare League is closing up shop on Sunday— typically a big day for pet adoptions—when it could hit 119 degrees in the Phoenix area.
Jun. 16, 2016
A new type of sales launch appears to have paid off for the group behind the resort homes. Scottsdale-based Five Star Development held what it thinks is the largest-valued single-day real estate event in Arizona.
Jun. 16, 2016
About 100 friends and family members gathered to speak about Josaphat. Many remembered him as bright and energetic, always with a smile.
Jun. 16, 2016
CVS Health is consolidating four patient financial service centers, including one near St. Louis, into a single new finance center near 44th and Washington streets.
Jun. 16, 2016
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Pima County’s first “Warrant Resolution Day” exceeded expectations, court administrator Douglas Kooi said Tuesday. By the end of the day 634 people had paid overdue court fines or cleared up other legal issues.
Jun. 15, 2016
Tucson Unified School District
The Tucson Unified School District's Governing Board voted unanimously Tuesday to make changes to the district's sex education curriculum. But what those changes will be exactly is still to be decided.
Jun. 15, 2016
Arizona scientists have developed technology that will make it easier to detect MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant infections. Now, it’s patented.
Jun. 15, 2016
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Legendary bluesman John Mayall is probably most famous for working with some of the best guitarists of the 20th century, now in his 80s, he will play in the Valley Thursday.
Jun. 15, 2016
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s impact is still felt very strongly around the Valley. A new book looks at the rivalry between the architect and Philip Johnson.
Jun. 15, 2016
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Arizona’s utility regulators are looking into adopting a code of ethics.
Jun. 15, 2016
In the aftermath of Sunday's shooting in Orlando, there has been a lot of discussion on the continued presence of homophobia in our society. Candace Hansen wrote about safe spaces for The OC Weekly.
Jun. 15, 2016
Light rail phoenix
Light rail is expanding in the Valley and as public transportation options in the area continue to grow, national conferences are taking notice.
Jun. 15, 2016

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