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State Rep. Victoria Steele announced Tuesday she will seek the Democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District next year and hopes to take on Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the general election.
July 08, 2015
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia. Members of the Bosnian Serb militia killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in July 1995.
July 08, 2015
The University of Arizona has cut ties with another troubled fraternity, but this time, it's because the group's head office has withdrawn recognition of the student organization.
July 08, 2015
Arizona State University has launched its first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, on media literacy. According to ASU, the course is one of the first of its kind offered by a major journalism program.
July 08, 2015
Water officials are closing the books on the spring runoff season for the watersheds that feed much of Central Arizona.
July 07, 2015
A plan to thin Arizona forests is moving forward. The Four Forest Restoration Initiative is going to be accelerating in the next few months, despite some shifts in control.
July 07, 2015
Two children sustained minor injuries at Hualapai Mountain Park after a herd of elk seeking food surrounded their picnic table last week.
July 07, 2015
Officials with Local Motors in Tempe said the first vehicles should be available to consumers and on the road by 2016.
July 07, 2015
A new lawsuit is fighting a federal law that gives preference to tribal families in the adoptions of Native American children. The Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Tuesday.
July 07, 2015
The Department of Corrections is investigating the state prison in Kingman. The complex was the site of multiple riots last weekend that injured officers, inmates and forced the relocation of more than a third of the prisoners.
July 07, 2015
A nonprofit watchdog group is days away from getting access to a state utility regulator’s cell phone, which could recover hundreds of deleted text messages that took place during last year’s controversial Arizona Corporation Commission election.
July 07, 2015
The law that banned a Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson is going back on trial. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals upheld the Arizona education law in large part, but the court did disagree with the lower court’s decision in one area.
July 07, 2015
Maricopa County Health Officials have announced the first confirmed case of West Nile Virus this season.
July 07, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation said cameras being mounted on poles at several locations along Arizona freeways are to monitor truckers' compliance with regulations and weight restrictions for big rigs, not to catch speeders.
July 07, 2015
Maricopa County authorities said a dead body has been found at the Central Arizona Project pumping station in the Tonto National Forest.
July 07, 2015
Last year, a prominent study was released claiming that humans can detect a trillion distinct smells -- but, ASU researchers have called this into question.
July 07, 2015
Days of unrest at a privately run prison in Arizona became a nightmare scenario as inmates rioted, trashed housing units and injured guards, prompting the governor to order an investigation Monday into the problem at the facility.
July 07, 2015
A wall going up around the main church in Warren Jeffs' polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border will be 9-feet tall.
July 07, 2015
Five former Arizona child-welfare workers who were fired last year amid an agency scandal plan to appeal a judge's dismissal of their wrongful termination lawsuit.
July 07, 2015
Southwest Airlines says one of its flights returned to the Phoenix airport shortly after takeoff because of a blown tire on the aircraft.
July 07, 2015

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