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Attack Ads Signal Start Of Election Year
Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are starting an ad campaign that targets Arizona Democratic Representatives Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick for their support of the new healthcare law, in one of the first signals that 2014 is an election year.
Jan. 8, 2014
Illegal Peoria Pot Dispensary Shut Down
Police in Peoria have arrested five people after an undercover investigation of what they say was an illegal marijuana dispensary.
Jan. 8, 2014
Tesla Charging Station Could Make Economic Spark
Arizona’s tourism economy could get a boost next year from the electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors. The company is opening a supercharging station in Quartzsite with six more coming soon around the state.
Jan. 8, 2014
Cost Of Eggs, Bacon Rising
The cost of a traditional bacon and eggs breakfast went up in the last quarter of 2013, with eggs selling at more than $2 per dozen. Bacon was flirting with $5 per pound.
Jan. 8, 2014
Law Enforcement Agencies Vary On Tracking Race In Traffic Stops
After a hiatus, San Diego police are set to resume tracking whether minorities are targeted in traffic stops. Meanwhile Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is just starting to collect such data due to a court order.
Jan. 8, 2014
Maricopa County Supervisors To Elect New Chair
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will elect a new chairman for the five member board Wednesday.
Jan. 8, 2014
Violence Delays South Sudan Education Effort
A planned education mission from Arizona to South Sudan has been tabled until the violence in that country stops.
Jan. 8, 2014
Permanent Memorial Will Honor Tucson Shooting Victims
Nearly three years after a gunman opened fire at a Tucson grocery store, killing six people and wounding 13 more, the city is preparing to build a memorial marking that day.
Jan. 7, 2014
A Glimpse Into The Improved Echo Canyon Trail
Phoenix’s Echo Canyon Trail will soon reopen. The park has been closed for nearly a year for upgrades and remodeling.
Jan. 7, 2014
CARE Team Working Through Uninvestigated CPS Cases
The team created to oversee the investigations of reports of child abuse and neglect that Arizona Child Protective Services did not investigate said it is on track to get all 6,500 cases assigned by the end of the month.
Jan. 7, 2014
Arizona Man Sentenced For Defrauding
An Arizona man has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $600,000 restitution for defrauding his former employer.
Jan. 7, 2014
Brewer Wants To Enforce More Provisions Under SB 1070
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the United States Supreme Court to let the state enforce a provision of SB 1070 it has been prevented from enforcing by a federal trial judge and the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jan. 7, 2014
Boehner Pursues Approval Of Immigration Reform Legislation
United States Speaker of the House John Boehner has hired the former head of Senator John McCain’s immigration staff, Rebecca Tallent, to head his effort to win approval of immigration reform legislation.
Jan. 7, 2014
Supporters Want To Extend Education Vouchers To 40 Percent Of Students
A 2011 law provides the parents of children with special needs what are called empowerment scholarship accounts on the state treasury to buy education services wherever they want.
Jan. 7, 2014
4 Gay Couples Seek The Right To Marry Legally In Arizona
A lawsuit filed in federal court claims the constitutional amendment voters approved in 2008 barring same-sex marriage violates the equal protection and due process sections of the United States Constitution.
Jan. 7, 2014
Pete Seeger On The History of
"We’ll overcome our tendencies to solve our problems with killing and learn to work together to bring this world together." Interview by Josh Baron, 2010.
Jan. 7, 2014
Arizona DUI Arrests Down In 2013
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety said DUI arrests fell statewide for the first time since 2004.
Jan. 6, 2014
Clean Elections Programs Future Uncertain
Some Arizona legislators said they will try again to negate public campaign financing.
Jan. 6, 2014
EPA To Decide Fate Of Navajo Generating Station
Monday is the last day of public input before the Environmental Protection Agency decides the fate of the west’s largest coal-fired power plant.
Jan. 6, 2014
Covered California Introduces Spanish-Language Affordable Care Act Forms
Two months after it opened for business, California's online health insurance exchange has introduced a Spanish-language enrollment form. Covered California officials hope the form will encourage more Spanish speakers to apply for coverage.
Jan. 6, 2014

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