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With concerns over Russian interference, Secretary of State Michele Reagan reassured that Arizonans' votes are secure because ballot information is never transmitted over the internet where hackers can intercept data.
Jul. 23, 2018
Arizona's top judge says the state's court system is stepping up efforts against sexual harassment involving judges and court employees.
Jul. 23, 2018
School-choice supporters won legislative passage of a 2017 law to expand Arizona's voucher program, but some now aren't sure whether they want the law's fate in the hands of a voters' referendum.
Jul. 23, 2018
A new analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that couples fudge their earnings when wives make more than their husbands — and economists say that matters. The report compared what people report on Census Bureau surveys to employer records filed with the IRS.
Jul. 23, 2018
While most Americans agree that there should be some restrictions when it comes to people with certain mental illnesses or those on federal watch lists, less attention is being paid to those with dementia.
Jul. 23, 2018
These injectable medications can be used to treat schizophrenia in the place of some oral medication. Maricopa County estimates that while 3 percent of the jail population (about 200 people) use long-acting antipsychotic drugs, the cost is 20 percent of the monthly pharmacy budget.
Jul. 23, 2018
Efforts to clean up the air in the northwestern U.S. over the past 30 years have periodically been hobbled by smoke from larger and more frequent wildfires, driven in part by climate change.
Jul. 23, 2018
Housing prices are still rising for metro Phoenix. The June housing report shows median prices up 9.4 percent year over year to just under $300,000, but the real concern in Valley real estate is how few homes there are for sale.
Jul. 23, 2018
The Phoenix Fire Department is reminding hikers to be extra cautious as the weather heats up again this week. Fire crews were called out to four separate rescues before 11 a.m. on Sunday morning.
Jul. 22, 2018
There’s A Domestic War Raging Right Now — Against A Plant
The enemy is tamarisk, a small tree with a prehistoric look to it — tall, with scaly leaves and tiny pink flowers. It looks delicate, but the kind of delicate that makes it indestructible, like if it got stepped on by a dinosaur, it might bounce right back up.
Jul. 22, 2018
Two new national reports in as many weeks have examined how states can improve voter turnout and protect their voting roles from purging people erroneously.
Jul. 21, 2018
Saying legislative immunity is being abused, Gov. Doug Ducey directed that police officers under his control have the authority to cite — and if necessary arrest — lawmakers whose bad driving is more than just simple speeding.
Jul. 21, 2018
Eastbound I-40 will be closed at the I-17 interchange from 5 to 10 a.m. Saturday. ADOT crews will be repairing damage caused by the heavy rain in Flagstaff this week.
Jul. 21, 2018
Arizona egg company Hickmans asked for a broad protective order to keep information like truck driver logs and any future documents and depositions confidential. The judge denied the request, for now.
Jul. 20, 2018
Former Maricopa County Sheriff and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio called off a planned visit to Mexico Wednesday, citing alleged threats from an unspecified drug cartel. However, Nogales, Sonora officials were in the dark about the visit.
Jul. 20, 2018
The Navajo Nation is moving to set its own standards and training requirements for certification of tribal police officers instead of continuing to rely on processes used by the federal government or states.
Jul. 20, 2018
Which came first; a teenager nose-deep in a smartphone or the ADHD diagnosis? It’s the modern-day version of the chicken and the egg — and it’s the reason researchers at the University of Southern California studied over 2,000 teenagers for two years.
Jul. 20, 2018
Young people are showing signs of high blood pressure less frequently, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study focused on youth ages 12 to 19 in the united states between 2001 and 2016.
Jul. 20, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 1 in 9 adults, age 45 and older experienced confusion or memory loss — and is one of the earliest noticeable symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Jul. 20, 2018
The Phoenix Housing Department has been awarded a $30 million grant to transform the Edison-Eastlake community. It will be used to redevelop public housing near St. Luke’s Hospital and Edison Park.
Jul. 20, 2018

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