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The executive director and assistant executive director of the Arizona Board of Education returned to work just after 8:30 this morning. The two were fired by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas last week.
Feb. 17, 2015
A report released last week predicts the worst drought in history in on the way for the central and southwest United States. And some of the data for the report came from an unlikely source.
Feb. 17, 2015
The demographics of Arizona are changing with a growing divide between age and race. This gap could potentially cause strife between generations over topics like education and politics.
Feb. 16, 2015
Senator John McCain recently sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary about whistle blower retaliation.
Feb. 16, 2015
The National Park Service is asking a major concessionaire to stop trying to trademark names of the best-known properties at the Grand Canyon.
Feb. 16, 2015
Arizona is lining up more than $28 million in tax breaks for Apple's global command center in Mesa, which will employ hundreds of fewer jobs than initially planned. Experts weigh in on the pros and cons.
Feb. 16, 2015
Senator John McCain said the self-proclaimed Islamic State is a direct threat to the United States.
Feb. 15, 2015
The Flagstaff community will honor Kayla Mueller at a candlelight vigil Feb. 14 at Northern Arizona University, her alma mater. Mueller died while being held hostage by the self-declared Islamic State in Syria. The vigil will be held at the Campus Ministry Center, where Mueller was actively involved.
Feb. 13, 2015
The deadline for enrollment in the federal health care exchange is Sunday, and the White House is making one final push to encourage people to sign up.
Feb. 13, 2015
This anecdotal feeling that Arizona, and the Valley in particular, is becoming a restaurant haven is gaining concrete momentum.
Feb. 13, 2015
Last December, President Obama signed an Executive Order creating the Task Force on Community Policing in the effort to strengthen public trust in the wake of incidents in Ferguson, Mo. and New York City.
Feb. 13, 2015
A visiting rabbi came to the University of Arizona this week in order to restore a 200-year-old Torah, the scroll containing the first five books of the Bible.
Feb. 13, 2015
Americans like living in the West. And they’re big fans of public lands, too. That’s the conclusion of the “Conservation of the West” poll, a bipartisan questionnaire that surveyed residents of six states, including Arizona.
Feb. 13, 2015
The deadline for enrollment in the federal health care exchange is this Sunday and the White House is making a big push to get as many people as possible enrolled before then.
Feb. 13, 2015
Arizona’s public universities have proposed a plan, under which new employees would not be guaranteed a pension, but would instead have 401K-style plans. The universities also want to create their own health benefit plans.
Feb. 13, 2015
Maricopa County transportation officials want residents’ input on the projects they’d like to see over the next 20 years. It’s part of the agency’s Transportation System Plan 2035, which is now underway.
Feb. 13, 2015
Shortly after the news broke earlier this week that Prescott’s Kayla Mueller had, in fact, died while being held by ISIS in Syria, reports started to come out about failed rescue attempts.
Feb. 13, 2015
Ever wondered how we are able to tell you where there are freeway back-ups at any given time of the day? Well, there’s a system dedicated to this science.
Feb. 13, 2015
Temperatures are expected to remain above average for the next few days and, if the National Weather Service is correct, we can forget about a significant cool down anytime soon. But when it comes to forest fires, these warmer-than-average temperatures could be a problem.
Feb. 13, 2015
Last month, Arizona Game and Fish rescued a 45 pound beaver from Tempe Town Lake. The beaver was nursed back to health and on Thursday, finally released into the wild.
Feb. 13, 2015

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