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Arizona Liability Bill: Bad For Taxpayers Or Fair To Developers?
Phoenix says taxpayers could be the big losers if a bill at the state capitol becomes law.
Feb. 19, 2018
UA Doctor Creates Medication Database To Help Prevent Seizures In Epileptic Patients
A University of Arizona doctor created a database to prevent doctors from giving epilepsy patients drugs high in sugars and carbs.
Feb. 19, 2018
Poll: Majority Of Arizonans Favor Change In Anti-Discrimination Laws
A bipartisan bill in Arizona’s House of Representatives would update laws to include protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.
Feb. 19, 2018
Arizona Bill To Remove Hearing Aid Battery Tax Passes Finance Committee
Senate Bill 1049 would remove a state tax on batteries used in hearing aids and cochlear implants. It passed a finance committee hearing Wednesday. It heads to the House next.
Feb. 19, 2018
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Agents at the Motor Vehicle Division in Yuma and other border town offices are seeing an increase in illegal car sales.
Feb. 19, 2018
Will The Colorado River Ever Reach The Ocean Again?
In 2014, the Colorado River did something it hadn’t done in decades. For a few short weeks that spring, the overdrawn, overallocated river reached the Pacific Ocean.
Feb. 18, 2018
UA Focused On Project To Get First Images Of Black Holes
The University of Arizona is leading an international effort to take the first images of black holes. A National Science Foundation grant will help the team develop technology to crunch the data from telescopes.
Feb. 18, 2018
Strong Winds, Snow Expected In Northern Arizona This Week
Strong winds, snow and cold temperatures are expected to hit northern Arizona between Sunday night and Monday.
Feb. 18, 2018
Second Amendment Activists Rally At Arizona Capitol
Second Amendment activists from Arizona and nearby states set up at the State Capitol on Saturday. Their annual rally to “Support the Constitution” turned out staunch supporters of the absolute right to bear arms.
Feb. 18, 2018
Arizona House Bill Aims To Offset School Supply Cost For Teachers
Bill aims to give Arizona teachers upfront money to stock classrooms with school supplies.
Feb. 18, 2018
Immigrants Find A Slice Of Home At Chinese Culture Festival
This weekend’s Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival in Phoenix began Friday, the first day of the Chinese New Year. The festival helps immigrants feel more at home and preserves Chinese culture in Arizona.
Feb. 17, 2018
Barn At Turf Paradise Quarantined Due To Equine Herpes
The Arizona Department of Agriculture ordered a quarantine of a barn at Turf Paradise Racetrack this week due to a reported case of the Equine Herpes Virus in a horse housed at the track.
Feb. 17, 2018
Sen. Flake Says Senate Doesn
Republican Senator Jeff Flake continues to push for an immigration solution for DACA recipients and Dreamers despite his ensuing retirement.
Feb. 17, 2018
Metrocenter, Desert Sky Mall Among Phoenix Opportunity Zones
Phoenix hopes to cash in on a provision in the federal tax bill approved by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump two months ago. The city has identified nearly 50 areas as opportunity zones.
Feb. 17, 2018
Arizona, U.S. Justice Dept. Reach Deal Over Special Election Ballots
The state of Arizona and the US Justice Department have reached a settlement over ballots for overseas military voters in the upcoming special election to replace Trent Franks.
Feb. 17, 2018
Surprise Police Department Resolves Sex Offender Notification Issue
Surprise Police discovered late last year that the department had failed to notify locals of more than a dozen sex offenders living in the community. The department announced Thursday that the issue has been resolved.
Feb. 17, 2018
 Phoenix Releases Draft Of Non-Discrimination, Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy
The city of Phoenix released a draft of its non-discrimination and anti-sexual harassment policy. The proposed policy still requires the City Council’s approval.
Feb. 17, 2018
 Arizona Lawmakers Seek $177,000 For Signs To Get Out Of Fast Lane
Some Arizona lawmakers want to spend more than $177,000 on signs that will tell drivers to get out of the fast lane. The measure includes another $18,000 each year to maintain them.
Feb. 16, 2018
Border Patrol Union President: Agents Destroying Water Jugs Are Humanitarian
The Border Patrol has come under criticism after humanitarian activists recorded some of its agents destroying water and other provisions left for undocumented border crossers.
Feb. 16, 2018
 Symposium Looks At Increasing Problem Of Migrant Deaths At Border
As the immigration debate continues in Washington, there are still dozens of people each year dying on the U.S.-Mexico border as they attempt to come to the United States. And this weekend, the Global Justice Center at the University of Arizona will hold a symposium on this continuing problem.
Feb. 16, 2018

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