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Acknowledging it will mean higher costs for some, a Senate panel voted Tuesday to increase the amount of liability insurance motorists will have to purchase to drive on Arizona roads.
Feb. 1, 2017
A Yavapai County judge has restored some civil rights of a self-help author convicted in the deaths of three people following a 2009 sweat lodge ceremony in northern Arizona.
Feb. 1, 2017
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All formal opinions from the Navajo Nation attorney general's office are being made available online.
Feb. 1, 2017
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The Arizona House plans a formal vote on a bill allowing city residents to shoot rats or snakes using small-caliber guns loaded with tiny pellets.
Feb. 1, 2017
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Juveniles charged with violent offenses in Maricopa County are often held in an adult jail for months and sometimes even years while they await a trial.
Feb. 1, 2017
The roles will be reversed at a job fair in Phoenix on Thursday. Rather than job seekers moving from company to company, employers will come to them. It’s the first time the Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Division of Rehabilitation Services has tried a reverse job fair.
Feb. 1, 2017
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The spirited debate over the issue revealed differing views in the community about charter schools, spared in part because the Higley Unified School District once had its eye on the same land.
Jan. 31, 2017
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German airline Lufthansa announced this week it is retiring a fleet of aircraft to Tucson’s "boneyard."
Jan. 31, 2017
A part-human, part-pig embryo. It sounds like science fiction, but it’s not. At a lab in California, researchers successfully took human stem cells and transplanted them into pig embryos, and let them grow for several weeks.
Jan. 31, 2017
What is a universe? Is it what’s around us in a random room, or does it have to do with what surrounds us in the solar system? We spoke with Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek and physicist Lawrence Krauss, ASU’s Origins Project director, about the universe and the doomsday clock.
Jan. 31, 2017
Former CIA operative Evan McMullin ran as a third-party candidate for president in November. Some Donald Trump fans — and conservatives — were afraid McMullin might tip the election by taking votes from Trump. Now, McMullin has announced he’ll be leading a conservative, grassroots movement to counter Trump and his administration.
Jan. 31, 2017
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A couple of Republican state lawmakers want to tear up the current Arizona Board of Regents and rebuild it, sort of.
Jan. 31, 2017
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State lawmakers will be deciding this year whether to make every student in an Arizona district and charter school eligible to use taxpayer money to go to private schools.
Jan. 31, 2017
Start-ups looking for some seed money are starting to turn away from venture capital and turn to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter.
Jan. 31, 2017
There’s been a sharp increase in the number of H-2A visas issued over the past few years. These are visas issued to foreign nationals who come to the U.S. temporarily for agriculture work.
Jan. 31, 2017
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Saying the Board of Regents is "out of control'' in its spending, two Republican representatives want to blow up the system and give each university its own governing board.
Jan. 31, 2017
Noah Abraham has taught English for years. And last Saturday night in Central Phoenix, he was preparing to teach a Saturday evening class for Syrian refugees. Refugees who come from all over the country, come from all walks of life, and have different levels of literacy.
Jan. 31, 2017
Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace must do so by the end of Tuesday, which is the deadline for enrollment.
Jan. 31, 2017
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The U.S. Forest Service allowed fire to burn more than 73,500 acres in northern Arizona last year. New research examines how well these “managed wildfires” restore healthy, historic conditions to ponderosa pine forests.
Jan. 31, 2017
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House Bill 2082, which would mandate schools offer 50 minutes of recess each day for kindergarten through fifth grade students, was unanimously passed by the House Education Committee.
Jan. 31, 2017

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