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If Phoenix wants its fire department to be staffed at a higher level it would likely mean higher taxes.
Feb. 19, 2018
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Oklahoma is one of a number of states that have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. But it’s the only state to see its suit move ahead, with a trial date set for 2019.
Feb. 19, 2018
Ryan Zinke
A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.
Feb. 19, 2018
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Arrests made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) went up by 30 percent in 2017, but deportations decreased by 6 percent.
Feb. 19, 2018
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Court rules a corporation commissioner can request to see who on the panel is receiving money from utility giant APS, but the company can't be forced to disclose those donations without at least three of the five commissioners supporting the subpoena.
Feb. 19, 2018
Desert View Watchtower
The National Park Service wants to change an iconic destination at the Grand Canyon to honor Native American heritage.
Feb. 19, 2018
Phoenix Startup Week
About 10,000 people are expected at Phoenix Startup Week, an event full of conferences, networking and workshops for entrepreneurs. Five of the visiting startups are from Mexico
Feb. 19, 2018
Grand canyon interior
Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.
Feb. 19, 2018
Citrus is one of Arizona’s celebrated “Five Cs,” but where did all of those oranges, grapefruits and limes come from? A new study helps clear up the chaotic backstory.
Feb. 19, 2018
Local activists gathered at Arizona State University on Sunday, Feb. 18. They were calling for a clean DREAM Act-- meaning not contingent upon a border wall or other tradeoffs.
Local activists gathered at Arizona State University on Sunday calling for a clean DREAM Act.
Feb. 19, 2018
Phoenix says taxpayers could be the big losers if a bill at the state capitol becomes law.
Feb. 19, 2018
Perscription pills
A University of Arizona doctor created a database to prevent doctors from giving epilepsy patients drugs high in sugars and carbs.
Feb. 19, 2018
Arizona State Capitol
A bipartisan bill in Arizona’s House of Representatives would update laws to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.
Feb. 19, 2018
Hearing Aid
Senate Bill 1049 would remove a state tax on batteries used in hearing aids and cochlear implants. It passed a finance committee hearing Wednesday. It heads to the House next.
Feb. 19, 2018
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Agents at the Motor Vehicle Division in Yuma and other border town offices are seeing an increase in illegal car sales.
Feb. 19, 2018
the Colorado River ends in the Sonoran Desert
In 2014, the Colorado River did something it hadn’t done in decades. For a few short weeks that spring, the overdrawn, overallocated river reached the Pacific Ocean.
Feb. 18, 2018
supercomputer simulation of hot gas
The University of Arizona is leading an international effort to take the first images of black holes. A National Science Foundation grant will help the team develop technology to crunch the data from telescopes.
Feb. 18, 2018
Snow in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Strong winds, snow and cold temperatures are expected to hit northern Arizona between Sunday night and Monday.
Feb. 18, 2018
Second Amendment activists from Arizona and nearby states set up at the State Capitol on Saturday. Their annual rally to “Support the Constitution” turned out staunch supporters of the absolute right to bear arms.
Feb. 18, 2018
Textbooks, school, education
Bill aims to give Arizona teachers upfront money to stock classrooms with school supplies.
Feb. 18, 2018

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