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Macerich Co., which owns the largest number of shopping malls in Arizona, is facing a $22.4 billion takeover bid by one of its biggest rivals and the dispute is becoming hostile.
March 11, 2015
A powdered alcohol product got final federal approval for the second time. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau accidentally permitted it for a few weeks last year.
March 11, 2015
An investigative piece ran over the weekend in Tucson's Arizona Daily Star newspaper.
March 11, 2015
After spending all of Friday night into Saturday morning at the state Capitol, lawmakers approved a budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1.
March 11, 2015
The decades-in-development South Mountain Freeway has moved a large step closer to construction.
March 11, 2015
The $8.7 billion buyout of Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. became a done deal Wednesday, along with some immediate changes to top leadership.
March 11, 2015
Kevin Pollak began establishing his Hollywood acting career in the early 1990s, thanks to pivotal roles in films like "A Few Good Men" and "The Usual Suspects." But Pollak's earliest breaks came thanks to late night talk show impersonations of celebrities.
March 11, 2015
The director of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Phoenix testified before a state senate committee Wednesday. Glen Grippen updated Arizona lawmakers on the progress being made at the embattled facility.
March 11, 2015
The Arizona House has passed up a vote on legislation to dump the state’s Common Core education standards for the second straight day.
March 11, 2015
A former Department of Environmental Quality employee and her husband have been indicted by a grand jury for embezzling from the state.
March 11, 2015
Arizona Board of Regents Chairman Mark Killeen may be ready to lead an effort to sue the Arizona Legislature over its funding cuts to higher education.
March 11, 2015
The price of copper is down more than 40 percent from its peak just four years ago. Some of that is due to a drop off in construction activity. The trend has some small mining towns in Arizona worried as shrinking revenues are starting to translate into layoffs.
March 10, 2015
Lawyers filed briefs for the United States Supreme Court case about a drug used in what some are calling botched executions. Midazolam is still used in Arizona’s executions.
March 10, 2015
A federal judge said the city of Tucson is free to remove dozens of wooden sleeping pods that protesters have set up at a homeless camp in the middle of downtown.
March 10, 2015
One of the Valley’s premier performing venues is getting a long-awaited face lift. Gammage Auditorium will be getting elevators, an improved sound system and much more.
March 10, 2015
Phoenix Veterans Administration Director Glen Grippen will brief members of the Arizona Senate Committee on public safety, military and technology on Tuesday.
March 10, 2015
Sometimes it’s just dumb luck that plays a role in your health.
March 10, 2015
United States Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is calling for a new strategy to battle wildfires across the sagebrush country of the Intermountain West.
March 10, 2015
A bill that would allow parents to opt-out of statewide assessment tests, for their kids, won approval in the Arizona House. It will allow a parent to submit a written request to let their child meet alternate graduation standards.
March 10, 2015
The state House took steps Monday to create an interstate compact that would limit Arizona's ability to regulate firearms transfers.
March 10, 2015

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