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A couple of Republican state lawmakers want to tear up the current Arizona Board of Regents and rebuild it, sort of.
Jan. 31, 2017
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State lawmakers will be deciding this year whether to make every student in an Arizona district and charter school eligible to use taxpayer money to go to private schools.
Jan. 31, 2017
Start-ups looking for some seed money are starting to turn away from venture capital and turn to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter.
Jan. 31, 2017
There’s been a sharp increase in the number of H-2A visas issued over the past few years. These are visas issued to foreign nationals who come to the U.S. temporarily for agriculture work.
Jan. 31, 2017
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Saying the Board of Regents is "out of control'' in its spending, two Republican representatives want to blow up the system and give each university its own governing board.
Jan. 31, 2017
Noah Abraham has taught English for years. And last Saturday night in Central Phoenix, he was preparing to teach a Saturday evening class for Syrian refugees. Refugees who come from all over the country, come from all walks of life, and have different levels of literacy.
Jan. 31, 2017
Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace must do so by the end of Tuesday, which is the deadline for enrollment.
Jan. 31, 2017
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The U.S. Forest Service allowed fire to burn more than 73,500 acres in northern Arizona last year. New research examines how well these “managed wildfires” restore healthy, historic conditions to ponderosa pine forests.
Jan. 31, 2017
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House Bill 2082, which would mandate schools offer 50 minutes of recess each day for kindergarten through fifth grade students, was unanimously passed by the House Education Committee.
Jan. 31, 2017
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Charlie Steak shares his love of Christmas with a woman who hates it.
Jan. 31, 2017
A letter Monday from several U.S. dairy farmers, including a group from Arizona, accused Canada of unfair trade practices.
Jan. 31, 2017
Local Arab leaders met Monday night to decide how to respond to President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order on immigration.
Jan. 31, 2017
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Summer break is a few months away, but some teachers already know they won’t be back next year.
Jan. 31, 2017
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A new poll found more than half of Arizona voters oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall, and an even higher percentage say they’re against taxing Mexico to pay for it.
Jan. 31, 2017
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The University of Arizona is officially opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order severely limiting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Officials estimate about 174 of their students, researchers or faculty are from one of the impacted areas.
Jan. 30, 2017
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
The man accused of being the I-10 freeway serial shooter is getting his handgun back. Charges were dropped earlier, and now a court has ordered the return of Leslie Merritt’s gun.
Jan. 30, 2017
F-35
Luke Air Force Base in Glendale will eventually have more F-35s than any other military outpost, and negotiations continue on a contract to build the next batch of fighter jets.
Jan. 30, 2017
President Trump’s executive order halting immigration from seven countries led to confusion and criticism that the last-minute directive would hinder military efforts, particularly at a training program here in Arizona where Iraq learns how to fight ISIS.
Jan. 30, 2017
Phoenix International Raceway on Monday announced details of planned upgrades to the Avondale racetrack. The track will include a new grandstand in a different area, Wi-Fi access in existing seats and more shaded areas.
Jan. 30, 2017
As hundreds of protesters gathered at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport Sunday, immigration lawyers were at Sky Harbor yesterday ready to give legal help to immigrants.
Jan. 30, 2017

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