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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey continues to act on the pile of bills Arizona lawmakers sent him in the waning hours of their session.
May. 10, 2016
Spanish enclave of Melilla
This election season we’ve heard a lot of talk about “building a wall” along the southern U.S. border. However, the process of building and maintaining a structure along a borderline — and what that means for the people living there — gets less attention.
May. 10, 2016
narcan nasal spray
A bill that expands access to an opiate overdose reversal drug has made it to Governor Doug Ducey’s desk. The measure passed the house and senate unanimously over the weekend.
May. 10, 2016
Quagga mussel warning sign
Arizona officials are remaining vigilant as the invasive Quagga Mussels has been discovered in three lakes in Tonto National Forest.
May. 10, 2016
In a statement, the governor said the spending plan prioritizes public K-12 education.
May. 10, 2016
Wupatki National Monument
Three more places were added to Arizona's growing list of areas recognized for their commitment to darkness.
May. 10, 2016
Rep. Martha McSally held a congressional field hearing Monday morning in Sahuarita. The topic was the U.S. Mexico border and the people who live and work there.
May. 10, 2016
clean water
On Monday, Ducey had been under increasing pressure to veto the two bills that would have made it easier for developers to build subdivisions.
May. 10, 2016
Arizona Special Election Guide
A lawyer is asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to delay the May 17 special election because Secretary of State Michele Reagan failed to meet the deadline for getting publicity pamphlets to hundreds of thousands of voters.
May. 10, 2016
Handgun
The measure would require Arizona to enter into a compact with other states agreeing not to impose any new requirements on the sale or transfer of firearms. More to the point, it would override a provision in the state constitution that allows voters to make their own gun laws.
May. 10, 2016
Mexico is on the brink of completing a major transformation of its judicial system. This June will cap an eight-year effort to switch from a closed system of mostly written proceedings to one that opens up trials to the public. Its goal is undoubtedly ambitious— to combat the country’s long history of impunity.
May. 10, 2016
Students at Cienega High School
Astronomy students at Cienega High School in Vail will be among the citizen scientists helping to document a total solar eclipse in 2017.
May. 10, 2016
Tucson Greyhound 5
Arizona is one of just six states that still allow live dog racing. But a bill that would end it is sitting on Governor Ducey’s desk. The legislation was initially proposed by an animal rights group to end what they see as animal cruelty. But its effects will be felt throughout Arizona’s multi-million gaming industry.
May. 10, 2016
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Although not yet in the United States, Arizona researchers building off work at Harvard's Wyss Institute have developed a low-cost method of detecting the virus.
May. 10, 2016
Valley fever
Valley fever is named for California’s San Joaquin Valley, but the fungus that causes the disease actually originated in Arizona. That finding is the result of genetic testing performed by Flagstaff scientists.
May. 10, 2016
Billboards are popping up across the Valley and the state raising awareness about adoption — of burros.
May. 10, 2016
Grand Canyon University
Profits at Grand Canyon University were up almost 28 percent in the first quarter of this year.
May. 10, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
A federal judge in Mexico has ruled in favor of extraditing drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States. The decision now goes to Mexico's foreign affairs department.
May. 9, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor has been warning passengers about longer lines as more travelers are making their way through the airport. Now, they have the numbers to back that up.
May. 9, 2016
peregrine falcon eyass
A breeding pair of peregrine falcons made their nest atop a Maricopa County building on Third Avenue and Jefferson Street earlier this spring. Their first egg hatched over the weekend.
May. 9, 2016

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