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Phoenix workers are planning to walk off their jobs and stage demonstrations as part of a nationwide effort to protest low wages.
April 15, 2015
The U.S. State Department issued its latest travel warning for Mexico this week. The update includes fewer restrictions on the Mexican border city of Juárez.
April 15, 2015
The air charter proposal was prompted by a January Arizona Court of Appeals ruling. It said a Grand Canyon helicopter tour operator owed nearly $700,000 plus interest in state transaction taxes for lease income and engines and other equipment it bought from 2003 through 2006.
April 15, 2015
Growing bark beetle populations have decimated forests in the western United States, with some damage to northern and eastern Arizona forests. But local research is getting closer to a “solution” that may help.
April 15, 2015
The drought lingers on in the Southwest, but one of Central Arizona’s biggest utilities expects more water coming down into the Valley this year.
April 14, 2015
The sheriff and four others will face a four-day civil contempt of court hearing beginning on April 21.
April 14, 2015
The city of Tempe was in the early stages of banning the distribution of single-use plastic bags before Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1241 that prohibits these bans. Despite the bill, Tempe Council member Lauren Kuby said the city plans to move forward with discouraging plastic bag use.
April 14, 2015
Arizonans will soon need a new ID to fly.
April 14, 2015
The monorail system at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is seeing more daily passengers. Since 2013, ridership has increased by about 30 percent.
April 14, 2015
Attorneys who won a racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are urging a judge to reject the sheriff's request to cancel contempt-of-court proceedings next week focusing on Arpaio's acknowledged violations of court orders in the profiling case.
April 14, 2015
Tucson-based La Frontera said it plans a staggered transition to phase out operations in Don-ya Ana County and several others in southwestern New Mexico.
April 14, 2015
Prior to 2014 legislative candidates could take no more than $440 from any one source, with statewide contenders limited to $912. Last year lawmakers boosted the cap to $4,000 for both. The new law signed Monday by Gov. Doug Ducey provides for $5,000 donations.
April 14, 2015
Arizona motorists are soon going to have twice as many chances to get out of their speeding tickets.
April 14, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed a bill allotting more than $1 million to implement a pilot program to predict where and when crime will happen.
April 14, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed a bill that would have given county attorneys the option instead of a mandate to help with uncontested adoptions.
April 14, 2015
Major cities such as Chicago have adopted measures to limit the use of plastic bags in recent years. Conservationists say the bags litter the oceans and increase greenhouse gas emissions.
April 14, 2015
Michael Phelps is entered in five events in his first meet since returning from a six-month suspension.
April 14, 2015
A state agency is getting federal funding to map more of Arizona's geology to help guide mineral exploration and for other purposes.
April 14, 2015
A border crossing that's seen as part of a template to rescue damaged, rural economies along the Rio Grande has marked its second anniversary.
April 14, 2015
Republican Sen. Kimberley Yee of Phoenix sponsored the provision as a means to increase accountability for naturopaths issuing medical marijuana certificates.
April 14, 2015

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