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The Tax Foundation recently released its annual State Business Climate index. It ranks all 50 states based on how business-friendly their tax systems are.
October 25, 2013
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered, somewhat accidentally it seems, that Andean Bears do not like to have their photos taken.
October 25, 2013
This year Nevada’s Clark County School District once again faced record enrollment numbers. It is one of the biggest and fastest growing school districts in the nation. To cope with their growing pains the district has put more and more children into portable classrooms.
October 25, 2013
At least two people died and dozens more were injured after an explosion at a candy factory in the Mexican border city of Juárez.
October 25, 2013
A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week would target bank executives if they allow their banks to be used for money laundering.
October 24, 2013
A group of protesters arrested for stopping two buses of immigrant defendants on their way to court are now asking for those defendants to help the protesters in their defense case. But those defendants were deported and the protesters will have to find them.
October 24, 2013
Arizona Sen. John McCain is asking the U.S. State Department to determine why Mexico has released a convicted killer of DEA Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena.
October 24, 2013
All light rail trains were motionless for more than an hour Thursday afternoon during an electrical power failure. The outage affected trains across all 20 miles of tracks.
October 24, 2013
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Phoenix Thursday to visit call centers where people can sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. She addressed concerns about problems with the federal website and calls for her to resign.
October 24, 2013
Two Arizona nonprofit groups have been fined $1 million for campaign finance violations in California. California investigators said the groups are affiliated with the Koch Brothers who have donated millions of dollars to conservative political causes across the country.
October 24, 2013
The judge overseeing the retrial of Jonathan Doody declared a mistrial Thursday, meaning Doody will likely face another retrial for his role in the killing of nine people at a West Valley Buddhist temple in 1991.
October 24, 2013
President Barack Obama called upon Congress on Thursday to re-energize efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The president’s speech came at a difficult time for both his administration and Republicans.
October 24, 2013
Edgar Allen Poe was never afraid to explore the dark side. His poems and stories tell of murder, mourning and reanimation of the dead, and more than 150 years after his death, his fans are still eating it up.
October 24, 2013
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ordered a lower court judge to reconsider a challenge to higher campaign contribution limits passed by the legislature, and kept the lower limits in place for the time being.
October 24, 2013
The New Mexico Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday morning to decide whether same-sex marriage is legal in the state. However, an immediate ruling is not expected.
October 23, 2013
A state legislative committee has approved the final rules for Nevada's Driver’s Authorization Cards, which will allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally in the state.
October 23, 2013
National polls show the Tea Party is losing popularity with moderate voters. But not so much in Cruz’s home state. Back in Texas, it’s not just Ted Cruz but also his father, Rafael, who are drawing crowds of admirers.
October 23, 2013
The trial of a man charged with killing nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple appear to be deadlocked. The judge in the case could decide what happens next on Thursday.
October 23, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is under pressure to restore confidence in the federal healthcare exchange's dysfunctional website.
October 23, 2013
Arizona Game and Fish is preparing to relocate dozens of Bighorn Sheep to the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson. The sheep will replace a herd that died out in that area almost 20 years ago.
October 23, 2013

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