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As a young Latino boy, I remember noticing a family friend who would mysteriously be missing from family functions for months at a time. “Why is our friend not here?” I would ask my mother.
April 30, 2015
While cities like Phoenix have stocked away enough to survive years of drought, that is not the case in the Willcox Basin, where the water table is rapidly declining. The situation is beginning to put a strain on homeowners and businesses.
April 30, 2015
A judge has dismissed two lawsuits filed against the state by homeowners whose properties were destroyed in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
April 29, 2015
Young immigrants who qualify for the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program were able to start getting Arizona driver’s licenses last December after a long court battle. Now, immigrants who are in the United States under other deferred action categories are asking for the same right.
April 29, 2015
The attorneys representing both sides in a racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have now weighed in on whether U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow’s surprise questioning of Arpaio in court last week was fair.
April 29, 2015
Is the Phoenix area doing a good enough job of retaining businesses that started here and helping them expand?
April 29, 2015
Friday night, more than 17 million people watched Diane Sawyer's interview with Bruce Jenner, in which Jenner publicly announced that he identifies as a woman.
April 29, 2015
Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group Inc., the parent company of the University of Phoenix, announced this week that one of its top executives is stepping down.
April 29, 2015
Writer-performer Herbert Siguenza has brought his one-man show, “A Weekend With Pablo Picasso,” to Arizona Theatre Company.
April 29, 2015
Recently in the Chronicle of Higher Education, reporter Jack Stripling profiled Crow — a self-described knowledge enterprise architect. We talked with Stripling about his story “The Making of a Higher-Ed Agitator.”
April 29, 2015
In his new book, “All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West,” author David Gessner explores the impact the two writers had on the environmental movement in the United States.
April 29, 2015
On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case related to the use of a particular drug in lethal injections. The high court’s decision would affect Arizona.
April 29, 2015
Scottsdale-based GoDaddy Inc. is pulling out of NASCAR after this year’s season, which also means racecar driver Danica Patrick is losing her prime sponsor.
April 29, 2015
Pima County has filed a lawsuit against Rosemont Mining Company in Tucson after the county said the company violated the region's lighting restrictions.
April 29, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy testified they had hired a consultant named Dennis Montgomery for an unorthodox investigation involving the CIA, DOJ and alleged bank fraud. But the revelation raises a host of new legal questions.
April 29, 2015
Salt River Project customers were surprised to see a $3 fee increase to their utility bills this month, which they believe shouldn't have kicked in until May and was supposed to be phased in.
April 28, 2015
The final course on the Morse code at Fort Huachuca got underway this month. Staff at the southern Arizona army base have been teaching the code, which transmits messages through a series of short and long signals, since 1993. Staff there are calling it the end of an era.
April 28, 2015
Phoenix Christian shortstop Kyle Janes sees the effects a concussion can have on a young athlete firsthand. He goes through the process of working with the Barrow Concussion Network before returning to play.
April 28, 2015
The Douglas port of entry could soon have a new name. The Arizona Congressional Delegation helped pass a bill Tuesday that could make that happen.
April 28, 2015
Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case about a lethal injection drug that Arizona uses to execute its prisoners. The drug in question has been used in what some are calling botched executions.
April 28, 2015

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