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About 180,000 students currently attend charter schools in Arizona. That’s an increase of 8,000 students in the last year.
Dec. 27, 2016
dance instructor teaching class
In a recent dance workshop in Phoenix, most of the dancers’ feet never even touched the ground.
Dec. 27, 2016
Navajo Nation members who receive financial assistance have now gone two months without their General Assistance checks.
Dec. 27, 2016
golf ball
It may be a good walk spoiled, but golf brings in a lot of money to the state.
Dec. 27, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona’s highest court has set a 5 p.m. Wednesday deadline for written arguments aimed at stopping implementation of a higher minimum wage Jan. 1.
Dec. 27, 2016
dental plaza
U.S. citizens headed to Mexico in record numbers this year, to go to the dentist.
Dec. 27, 2016
bike officer
A Mesa Transportation Department pilot program is providing bike lights and education to Mesa riders through events and police stops.
Dec. 27, 2016
home for sale
There’s good news for Valley homeowners. But perhaps not if you are in the market to buy a home.
Dec. 27, 2016
McMurdo Scientific Station
A balloon-borne telescope flying above the South Pole will give a University of Arizona-led team a better understanding of what we’re made of.
Dec. 27, 2016
A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission a new vessel named after a well-known shooting survivor.
Dec. 27, 2016
So many people were clamoring to visit Mount Lemmon in Tucson Monday, that the Pima County Sheriff department closed it down due to overcrowding in the afternoon.
Dec. 27, 2016
Mexico’s consumer protection agency is beginning to offer financial advice to Mexican nationals living in the U.S. and returning to their native country.
Dec. 27, 2016
zoo eagles
Navajo and other native people use eagle feathers in traditional healing ceremonies. Up until recently the feathers were difficult to obtain.
Dec. 27, 2016
Mexico will likely slow the pace of cooperation with the U.S. on immigration and drugs should the incoming Trump administration substantially expand the current border wall. Mexican senators have proposed legislation that could trigger the review, and possible cancellation, of dozens of treaties on key issues like trade, border security and water sharing among others should the wall be expanded.
Dec. 27, 2016
The Northbound and southbound lanes of the I-17 at Thomas have reopened following an officer involved shooting overnight.
Dec. 27, 2016
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
The U.S. Energy Department authorized its contractor Friday to begin disposing of radioactive waste again at the nation's only underground repository, setting the stage for the first barrel to go below ground since a radiation release forced the facility to shut down nearly three years ago.
Dec. 27, 2016
lettuce
Amigo Farms Inc. had to provide $13,000 in back wages to 32 workers
Dec. 26, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
The No. 2 Clemson Tigers will face off against the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Saturday. Both teams will be practicing in Scottsdale throughout the week.
Dec. 26, 2016
runner
A University of Arizona study has found resting brain patterns of college-age endurance athletes differ from those of their healthy but less-active counterparts.
Dec. 26, 2016
tucson police logo
Two Tucson police officers have surrendered their certifications to work in Arizona law enforcement. Both officers were found to have inappropriate knowledge of, or involvement in, illegal massage parlors.
Dec. 26, 2016

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