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There’s been a recent narrative that Phoenix has become a more attractive city for millennials as more is going on in business and the arts and with public transit, especially the light rail.
March 25, 2015
Though Arizona is far from alone as a place where for-profit colleges and universities have been established, the Valley-based University of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University are widely acknowledged as having been leaders in the field. The reputation of for-profits, though, has suffered because of some questionable practices.
March 25, 2015
During last fall’s campaign, Governor Doug Ducey said he was opposed to the Common Core education standards and wanted to eliminate it. But on Monday, he called on the state board of education to look for ways to improve Arizona’s standards rather than completely toss out Common Core.
March 25, 2015
The return of spring weather means rattlesnakes are out from winter hibernation and the number of reported snake bites is up.
March 25, 2015
Investigators are releasing more information about a plane crash on a Yuma Marine Base earlier this month that cost one Marine his life.
March 25, 2015
It is now up to Gov. Doug Ducey whether Arizonans will be denied for 60 days the names of police officers who kill civilians.
March 25, 2015
Chicago Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson missed his spring training start against the Oakland A’s Tuesday because he drove to the wrong stadium.
March 25, 2015
The Cactus League was first formed with only two teams. Today, 15 clubs play in 11 different ballparks all within an hour of each other. Some baseball fans say that’s what makes this league so unique.
March 25, 2015
Arizona will soon be facing a physician shortage, particularly in rural areas. Is the state doing enough to attract new doctors and keep medical talent in state?
March 25, 2015
Arizona State University's men's basketball program is in the market for a new head coach following Tuesday's firing of Herb Sendek.
March 25, 2015
The Phoenix City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to take steps to promote equal pay among men and women.
March 24, 2015
Arizona Representative Martha McSally has introduced a bill in Congress to deter look-outs who work to help cartels. The Congresswoman said it’s part of her pledge to tighten border security.
March 24, 2015
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its eligibility requirements for the Veterans Choice Program.
March 24, 2015
In light of several recent animal hoarding cases in Arizona, the state senate approved House Bill 2150 on Tuesday.
March 24, 2015
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is restricting video coverage of the trial of an Arizona woman in the 2011 disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter.
March 24, 2015
Hotel occupancy in Scottsdale remains strong. February had an 82 percent occupancy rate, about the same compared to last year. One thing that has risen is the average price of a hotel room. Compared to February 2014, hotel room rates are up by almost 14 percent to an average of $240 a night.
March 24, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill repealing a law allowing homeowners to recover attorney and expert fees when suing a homebuilder.
March 24, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the appointment of Wanda Wright to be the director of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services.
March 24, 2015
Do you sing in the car or in the shower? How about on stage? It can be frightening or exhilarating. Commentator Amy Silverman says it’s about your perspective.
March 24, 2015
On Monday, the Park Service released its fiscal 2014 deferred maintenance statistics that showed a total of $11.5 billion in work to be done. That’s up from $11.3 billion the previous year.
March 24, 2015

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