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Richard Ruelas is a reporter at the Arizona Republic.
Dec. 12, 2016
U.S. Census Bureau logo
When it comes to child poverty rates, Arizona numbers run counter to national trends. The latest state statistics show a higher percentage of children in rural communities live in poverty than their urban counterparts.
Dec. 12, 2016
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Phoenix and Tucson this week.
Dec. 12, 2016
US congressman Ruben Gallego held a summit over the weekend to speak about the future of DACA and provide resources for Arizonans.
Dec. 12, 2016
Traffic backed up on Interstate 17
Phoenix is the sixth largest city in the U.S. and we have the traffic to prove it. With more commercial and housing developments coming on line, the city has to try and strike a balance.
Dec. 12, 2016
The City of Yuma will continue to operate two historic parks for the next 15 years after a deal was struck with Arizona State Parks Thursday. There are already long term plans for one of the parks.
Dec. 12, 2016
The Arizona Department of Transportation will periodically close a stretch of roadway along State Route 77 just south of Globe starting Monday.
Dec. 12, 2016
The Goodyear city council is set to tackle an urgent public safety issue when it meets Monday.
Dec. 12, 2016
Cubs Fans
Two World Series trophies will soon be housed in Arizona.
Dec. 10, 2016
Tom Horne
Prosecutors decided earlier this year there was no reasonable likelihood of convicting Tom Horne on felony charges, and the statute of limitations on misdemeanor charges had passed after allegations he used his office staff to work on a failed 2014 re-election campaign.
Dec. 10, 2016
Border Fence
Two Arizona teenagers face smuggling charges after they were caught with marijuana that had been launched over the U.S.-Mexico border in an unusual smuggling attempt.
Dec. 9, 2016
green eyed cat
Holidays can be stressful, but a take a deep breath, and take a tip from some calm cats that have found their happy place with classical music. One Scottsdale shelter plays KBAQ in every room for the 60 cats that live there.
Dec. 9, 2016
Football field
There’s been an increased awareness of concussions, and their impacts, over the past several years, and sports leagues have worked to adapt.
Dec. 9, 2016
Lucid Motors
Lucid Motors last week became one of the latest companies to announce plans to invest in the state and add jobs — 2,000 in the carmaker’s case.
Dec. 9, 2016
University of Arizona Medical Center
An unwelcome spotlight has been shining on the University of Arizona’s pair of medical schools through much of 2016. It’s been related to financial concerns and leadership.
Dec. 9, 2016
David Wright house
The emotional battle over the David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix’s Arcadia area has continued for several years.
Dec. 9, 2016
University of Arizona logo
It’s a week of economic forecasting in Arizona. On Monday, Lee McPheters of ASU’s W.P. Carey School said that 2017 should be a year of job growth for Arizona with the state’s unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent.
Dec. 9, 2016
When Daniel Rodriguez was 7 years old, his mother brought him from Mexico to Arizona. They were fleeing violence in their hometown, and, it wasn’t until he was in high school that he found out that he was undocumented.
Dec. 9, 2016
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is trying to extend protection for those brought here illegally as children, while also cracking down on criminals who are undocumented.
Dec. 9, 2016
Korina Iribe
The governing body of Arizona’s public university system voted Friday to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to help protect students who were brought to the country illegally as children, known as DREAMers.
Dec. 9, 2016

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