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Mexico's flag
The Mexican government said Wednesday that it is dropping daily dollar auctions, raising interest rates and cutting government spending by 0.7 percent of GDP as it tries to counter falls of the peso and oil revenues.
Feb. 18, 2016
Turf Paradise in Phoenix
The two horses from New Mexico had been shipped to the Phoenix track following the outbreak.
Feb. 18, 2016
Sen. Nancy Barto said the legislation is in response to undercover videos that emerged last year that purport to show the trafficking of aborted fetuses and body parts.
Feb. 18, 2016
Bob Thorpe
After a heated debate, a House panel voted to refuse to use state and local resources to cooperate with efforts to place refugees in Arizona unless the federal government meets certain conditions.
Feb. 18, 2016
parking ticket
For those who live near the poverty line, traffic fines can overwhelm an already tight monthly budget and lead to license suspension or jail time. But Phoenix court officials hope a new policy could help many residents avoid racking up excessive penalties.
Feb. 18, 2016
Phoenix City Hall
Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay says the city has worked with businesses to create 7,200 jobs so far this year while they created 9,443 jobs in all of 2015.
Feb. 18, 2016
VA Medical Center
Officials at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System say surgeries have been postponed for the rest of this week because of technical difficulties with the operating room ventilation system.
Feb. 18, 2016
Pope Francis concluded his five-day journey through Mexico in the border city of Juárez-- a community recovering after a fierce drug war.
Feb. 18, 2016
Colorado City Manager David Darger took the witness stand Wednesday to defend his city in the Justice Department’s federal trial against Colorado City and Hildale, Utah.
Feb. 17, 2016
Arizona Department of Child Safety logo
Controversy over the funding for Arizona’s Department of Child Safety and how that money is being spent continues.
Feb. 17, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has led to another political conflict.
Feb. 17, 2016
We caught up with two members of Arizona’s congressional delegation — Democrat Ruben Gallego and Republican David Schweikert.
Feb. 17, 2016
East Valley Tribune
Stories about the death of newspapers have been increasing in frequency, but at the local level one publisher still believes strongly in the power of newspapers.
Feb. 17, 2016
funeral hotdish
Writer Jana Bommersbach has been an award-winning investigative reporter. But her latest book gives her the opportunity to fictionalize herself.
Feb. 17, 2016
Hello Kitty baked goods and merchandise rolled into town on a nationally popular food truck this weekend. Hundreds of fans arrived bright and early to claim a spot at the front of the line.
Feb. 17, 2016
Arizona Department of Economic Security
The public-private partnership in charge of helping Arizona’s unemployed residents find work has a new name.
Feb. 17, 2016
mosquito
Mosquitoes are disease carriers. At the University of Arizona, researchers are trying to modify the insects to resist infectious diseases.
Feb. 17, 2016
Rep. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek, said there's no medical reason for current laws which limit contact lens prescriptions to one year.
Feb. 17, 2016
Pope Francis concludes his journey across Mexico Wednesday with a visit to the U.S./Mexico border where hundreds of immigrant families will await his blessing from just across the Rio Grande.
Feb. 17, 2016
Medical marijuana
Under current law, EBT cards cannot be used at liquor stores, racing facilities, tribal casinos and strip clubs. Rep. Kate Brophy McGee wants to add medical marijuana dispensaries to the list.
Feb. 17, 2016

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