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The percentage who leave high school early without graduating remains alarming to many education researchers and analysts in Arizona.
July 31, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has reported the first bighorn sheep death in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson since last year.
July 31, 2015
The 161st Air Refueling Wing at Sky Harbor airport was recently honored as the most outstanding mission support group in the entire Air National Guard.
July 31, 2015
A report from the commercial real estate firm CBRE shows less than 10 percent of Phoenix’s office buildings are considered “green.”
July 31, 2015
The fact that some cities hold municipal elections in off years was the subject of a lawsuit. After the Arizona Legislature passed a law to consolidate city elections in even-numbered years — the cities won.
July 31, 2015
There are lots of resorts across the desert Southwest, but here in Arizona one resort was created as a way to start a whole new city. It was such big news at the time that opening day lured influential political and business leaders.
July 31, 2015
The Arizona Department of Gaming said contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25.8 million for the quarter that ended on June 30.
July 31, 2015
The Wilderness Society has published a searchable map where you can find parks and recreational areas that are supported by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), including nearly 40 Arizona sites.
July 31, 2015
Troubled ambulance company Rural/Metro is being acquired by its competitor, a move that could ease the Scottsdale company's financial woes but raise concerns about local competition.
July 31, 2015
In one West Valley school district, kindergarten teachers are being asked to do double duty, while their students have half days.
July 31, 2015
A decade ago, when many states approved laws defining marriage between a man and a woman, Navajo lawmakers drafted the Dine Marriage Act, a law that prohibits and refuses to recognize same-sex marriage.
July 31, 2015
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says officials are not allowed to use public resources to campaign for or against ballot measures.
July 31, 2015
Researchers are using this information to learn more about the current drought and how much precipitation it would take to quench a thirsty state.
July 31, 2015
Pronghorn antelope are native to the American West — but the landscape they roam is increasingly fraught with peril.
July 31, 2015
The Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas is likely to close Friday due to the loss of federal Medicare and Medicaid payments. It is the only hospital on the Southeastern border of the state.
July 30, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to have a seat at the table in a case that found the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office racially profiled Latino drivers. The DOJ argues it will help ensure the sheriff’s office complies with court orders to reform its policies.
July 30, 2015
The Department of Child Safety is aiming to reduce the number of cases of child abuse and neglect coming into the system and retain staff.
July 30, 2015
Energy use in the U.S. and around the world is expected to continue to grow along with the population.
July 30, 2015
The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage didn’t eliminate other kinds of discrimination for members of the LGBT community.
July 30, 2015
While a judge heard arguments today that could impact whether around 350,000 Arizonans get to keep their Medicaid coverage, a Nashville-based charity helps five Arizona clinics get medication to patients who can’t afford it.
July 30, 2015

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