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The vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe has been elected its new chairman.
November 21, 2013
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has introduced a bill aimed at keeping national parks and other public land open during future government shutdowns.
November 21, 2013
A city along the Texas border is fighting to keep water within its county lines from being shipped to San Antonio. The fight pits the big city against its small town neighbors. if a proposed plan goes through, the mayor of Del Rio is threatening legal action.
November 21, 2013
Voters in Albuquerque have rejected a ban on late term abortions. Unofficial results from the city clerk's office show that about 55 percent of voters cast ballots against the controversial measure Tuesday.
November 21, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration's plans to test an unmanned aerial aircraft system (UAS) in the Big Bend region of West Texas has been rejected unanimously by the city council of Alpine, Texas.
November 21, 2013
Clean, drain, dry. That is the mantra Game and Fish is trying to instill in boaters who visit quagga-invested waters.
November 20, 2013
A joint legislative committee held a hearing on Wednesday to investigate the licensing practices of the Arizona Medical Board. A state ombudsman’s report on the board found the board was not following state regulations for licensing physicians.
November 20, 2013
January 8, 2011. The shootings by Jared Loughner at a Tucson Safeway destroyed a number of lives and transformed countless others. The incident has left former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords still working on therapy to overcome the brain injury she suffered.
November 20, 2013
The Arizona Board of Regents has released its budget requests, the money it will ask state lawmakers and the governor to allocate to universities in the 2015 fiscal year.
November 20, 2013
On Sunday, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel published an in-depth report on how states are doing with the requirement to draw a bit of blood from newborns and have the blood tested for a number of possible conditions or disorders within 24 to 72 hours. According to the data, Maryvale Hospital in Phoenix had the worst record last year.
November 20, 2013
The so-called “stand your ground” law is in effect in 22 states including Arizona. According to the National Council of State Legislatures, at least nine of those states use specific language that a person may “stand his or her ground” in response to a suspected attacker.
November 20, 2013
The future management of the government’s Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program is the focus of a hearing on Wednesday in Albuquerque.
November 20, 2013
Waves of Latino immigrants have introduced the quinceañera or "Sweet 15" into the American mainstream. It's often a glitzy affair with rituals to mark a girls transition into womanhood. As the Latino population in Las Vegas has grown over the past decade, so has the business of quinceañeras. Families empty their pockets to throw a party, sometimes bigger than a wedding, for their little girls.
November 20, 2013
Now immigrants in the country illegally with close family ties to military personnel can stay here without fear of deportation and work toward permanent legal status. But this new policy appears in conflict with an increasingly common practice in many branches of the military that explicitly bans applicants who have unauthorized immigrant dependents.
November 20, 2013
Border Patrol seized a record amount of marijuana on Monday. More than 20,000 pounds of pot were discovered at a port of entry near Nogales.
November 19, 2013
Scottsdale has added more than 2,300 acres to its McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The city bought the land for more than $21 million at a state land auction on Tuesday.
November 19, 2013
Apple’s plan for a new plant in the East Valley could land the company a hefty grant.
November 19, 2013
A new report from a national health policy center shows Arizona has among the highest rates of uninsured kids in the country.
November 19, 2013
Four Arizona schools were recognized as this year’s National Blue Ribbon Schools.
November 19, 2013
There is new help available for Arizonans thinking about becoming foster parents.
November 19, 2013

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