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National Geographic explorers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards spent 10 days climbing to the summit of Bertha’s Tower in Antarctica.
February 04, 2015
President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget proposal includes a 12 percent increase in funding for Indian Affairs. The Indian Health Service could see an additional $460 million, with some of that money earmarked for projects in Arizona.
February 04, 2015
Many parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids by signing a personal belief exemption form. But the overuse of this document at some Arizona schools is cause for concern.
February 04, 2015
The Valley is receiving some praise for the availability of technology-enabled mass transit services like car sharing and virtual ticketing.
February 04, 2015
White House officials say when more immigrants enter the legal workforce, buy homes and start businesses it helps state economies.
February 04, 2015
Kiva Elementary School in Paradise Valley sent a letter to parents Friday warning them the family member of a student there might have the measles.
February 04, 2015
Senate Republicans are maneuvering to put Democrats on the record in opposition to legislation that would fund the Department of Homeland Security and overturn the president’s executive action on immigration.
February 04, 2015
The question of whether to vaccinate or not has become a hot topic on the political scene, but not for the new leader of Arizona.
February 04, 2015
A state senator is working to change the way new laws and ordinances are crafted in Arizona.
February 04, 2015
State lawmakers are moving to curtail or even eliminate photo radar enforcement in Arizona.
February 04, 2015
Pancreatic cancer used to be a death sentence for many, but with new medication it is more treatable. Ongoing research is testing how effective different drug combinations are at treating the disease.
February 03, 2015
The Arizona Diamondbacks will have many new players on the field this year, and there will also be something new above the field.
February 03, 2015
For three decades many Hopi have adopted reggae as their music of choice. It’s difficult to travel the three mesas that make up the reservation without seeing several gold, red and green bumper stickers, not to mention someone in a Bob Marley T-shirt.
February 03, 2015
Two child advocacy groups and a Phoenix-based law firm filed a lawsuit in federal court today against the leaders of the Arizona Department of Child Safety and the Department of Health Services.
February 03, 2015
An area in Tempe once used to cover an interstate gas pipeline is being converted into a community transportation pathway.
February 03, 2015
Williams, Ariz., is sinking big bucks in efforts to augment water supplies amid low reservoir levels that have forced restrictions on water use and kept the northern Arizona community from issuing new building permits.
February 03, 2015
Navajo County Attorney Brad Carlyon said Monday that he will not file a driving under the influence charge against a state representative after a blood test turned up negative for alcohol.
February 03, 2015
An Arizona House committee on Monday voted to force cities and towns to stop charging tax on rental properties, a move that cities argue could trigger major cuts but proponents say eliminates a double tax on renters.
February 03, 2015
The state of Arizona will get $21.5 million from a settlement between Standard & Poor's and the federal government, 19 states and the District of Columbia.
February 03, 2015
Any day now a federal judge is expected to order an April hearing to decide whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be held in contempt for violating court orders. Plaintiffs say they will sit down with the sheriff in a proposed settlement meeting, but are skeptical if they can reach an agreement.
February 03, 2015

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