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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is expected to face fines and other remedial actions for violating U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow’s orders in a racial profiling case. A forum Wednesday evening in downtown Phoenix invites members of the public to weigh in.
Jun. 23, 2015
Super Bowl Central
This year's Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale generated more than $719.4 million in economic impact for the Valley and was the biggest special event ever in Arizona.
Jun. 23, 2015
Solar panels
A judge recently issued a ruling on a complicated case involving two Arizona solar companies and the state Department of Revenue, but it’s unclear as to what the ruling really means.
Jun. 23, 2015
syringes
The vaccination against a potentially deadly strain of meningitis is not required by Arizona Universities. Prompted by two recent outbreaks in other states, a national committee may change that.
Jun. 23, 2015
Keep Sedona Beautiful Logo
A Sedona organization is proposing thousands of acres of land near the Red Rock area be considered for a national monument designation.
Jun. 23, 2015
All The Kings Flags
Some lawmakers in South Carolina called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capitol in the wake of last week’s shooting deaths of nine black church members.
Jun. 23, 2015
Tohono O'odham casino
The Tohono O’odham Nation has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking an order to stop the state from blocking the opening of the tribe’s casino near Glendale.
Jun. 23, 2015
Kaibab National Forest
The U.S. Forest Service has announced the location of the first work under the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Jun. 23, 2015
Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Phoenix will lay off its nearly 200 employees next month when the hotel shuts down to undergo an extensive makeover.
Jun. 23, 2015
Arizona's minimum wage
The New York State Wage Board is considering an increase in the minimum wage, to $15.00 an hour. Here in Phoenix, workers gathered yesterday outside a Phoenix McDonald’s Restaurant, to support the increase and press for a similar hike in Arizona.
Jun. 23, 2015
Green Acre
The lawsuit filed late Friday by Austin Flake and his wife, Logan, stems from Arpaio's investigation a year ago into the heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs at a kennel operated by the younger Flake's in-laws.
Jun. 23, 2015
Maricopa County seal
Maricopa County has adopted a $2.2 billion budget that includes additional funding for criminal justice and millions in state-mandated cost shifts.
Jun. 23, 2015
Jill Hruby
Jill Hruby will take over next month as president and director of Sandia National Laboratories, one of the most high-profile positions in U.S. science with responsibilities that cover nuclear weapons, energy and environmental technology.
Jun. 23, 2015
The Mexican government has announced plans for nearly $10 billion worth of electricity and natural gas infrastructure projects, including a gas pipeline under the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to the port of Veracruz.
Jun. 23, 2015
OTES
NASA spacecraft often carry several instruments to collect different types of data and samples. One instrument on an upcoming mission will set a milestone for Arizona State University.
Jun. 23, 2015
Wendell Burnette
Wendell Burnette started his own company 19 years ago. Right after he finished building his own home, Wendell’s very first client bought a lot in his neighborhood.
Jun. 23, 2015
Taylor Gaes had been infected with the plague, likely by fleas that put the bacteria directly into his blood stream, making it difficult to spot in time to stop its spread.
Jun. 22, 2015
Chase Bank
Federal bank regulators visited Nogales last week to discuss hurdles to banking on the border. Banks have stopped servicing some Arizona border businesses due to federal anti-money laundering regulations.
Jun. 22, 2015
Arizona driver’s licenses
Arizona will have to comply with the federal REAL ID requirements, which go into effect in January. The Department of Homeland Security denied the state’s request to excuse its driver’s licenses from the new security standards.
Jun. 22, 2015
Javelina
Javelina seen near Yuma have captured the attention of the Arizona Game and Fish Department and local farmers. The wild pig-like species is usually seen farther east or south.
Jun. 22, 2015

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