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New data from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows fewer children entered childcare and kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year with a non-medical vaccination exemption.
Apr. 27, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the U.S. constitution allows for same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court will be considering two questions.
Apr. 27, 2015
Record low water levels at Lake Mead are cause for a construction project. The five boat ramps at the lake will be extended to maintain access to the water.
Apr. 27, 2015
The city plans to sell bonds worth $43.7 million to fund utility improvements and other projects.
Apr. 27, 2015
A new study from Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland shows melanoma in kids is down.
Apr. 27, 2015
The conflict zones of the Middle East are a long way from the United States-Mexico border, which has experienced its own share of violence. In El Paso, a university ensemble has united musicians from both regions to play melodies rarely heard on the border.
Apr. 27, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend was strong enough to trigger an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche buried part of the mountain’s base camp, stranding foreign climbers including a woman from Scottsdale.
Apr. 27, 2015
Arizona’s new student achievement test is proving controversial, at least in Chandler. That's where hundreds of high school students stayed home to avoid the AzMERIT test.
Apr. 27, 2015
A panel of Peoria residents is urging the school board to extend and increase a budget override.
Apr. 27, 2015
This weekend, the water in Lake Mead briefly dropped to the lowest level since it was first filled in the 1930s. That decline results in less power coming from the turbines.
Apr. 27, 2015
Visitors to the Grand Canyon this week may see smoke from a fire on the South Rim. That smoke will be coming from a prescribed burn the National Park Service is planning.
Apr. 26, 2015
In the ongoing contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his staff, the sheriff’s second-in-command answered more questions Friday about possible investigations into the federal judge in the case, or his relatives.
Apr. 24, 2015
This weekend, Short Leash will host the second annual Pinewood Classic, which they bill as a “grownups-only pinewood derby race in the heart of downtown Phoenix.”
Apr. 24, 2015
A thousand feet of vinyl will be covering a street near you. But don’t worry, you don’t have to drive on it. It’s for sliding, set up by a traveling event called Slide the City.
Apr. 24, 2015
Each year Arizona distributes state shared revenues to cities and towns based on their population. That data is based on the most recent complete U.S. Census.
Apr. 24, 2015
The Institute of Museum and Library Services this week awarded its National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions around the country. The Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff was one of them.
Apr. 24, 2015
On Friday Arpaio's chief deputy, Jerry Sheridan, took the stand. Sheridan, along with Arpaio, already admitted to violating the judge's orders. The question is whether it was willful.
Apr. 24, 2015
Glendale is looking to sell off some of its buildings.
Apr. 24, 2015
Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month.
Apr. 24, 2015
The study by the group Measure of America ranks congressional districts based on the American Human Development Index.
Apr. 24, 2015

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