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Arizona continues to be a very difficult place for low-income people to live, and the situation is getting worse.
Oct. 8, 2015
The United States and eleven other countries this week reached agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal involving nations including Canada, Mexico, Japan and Australia.
Oct. 8, 2015
Max Goshert
One month into the effort to recall state schools chief Diane Douglas, advocates say they’ve gathered 25 percent of the signatures they need.
Oct. 8, 2015
Tracy Greer's lawn
Given that prognosis and the state’s history of water awareness, why does the classic lawn still have such a hold in the Valley?
Oct. 8, 2015
Sen. Jeff Flake
As Congress hashes out how to address the drought across the West, one Arizona senator wants to ensure his state doesn’t lose out.
Oct. 8, 2015
campfire
Visitors to Maricopa County’s 10 regional parks will be able to enjoy a campfire or use a charcoal grill starting tomorrow.
Oct. 8, 2015
Kevin McCarthy
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday that he'll be dropping out of the race for speaker of the U.S. House. The move was announced at a closed door meeting of GOP lawmakers who were scheduled to cast secret ballots for their nominee. Representative David Schweikert of Arizona said his initial reaction to the news was shock.
Oct. 8, 2015
UAS
Cotton farmers in Arizona and elsewhere have for years been dealing with an invasive pest known as the pink bollworm moth.
Oct. 8, 2015
Arizona flag
Defense spending in Arizona fell 18 percent in fiscal 2014, about twice as much as defense spending nationwide. The biggest losses were in Maricopa County.
Oct. 8, 2015
Lake Mead
The water level for Lake Mead was 1078.10 feet at the end of September. The only time the lake had less water was during the 1930s when Mead was first filled.
Oct. 8, 2015
Pope Francis
News of Pope Francis' visit to Mexico early next year is creating excitement for Catholics living along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Oct. 8, 2015
jets
The Senate voted Tuesday to advance the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets up a final vote later this week.
Oct. 8, 2015
M.C. Baldwin
Imagine trying to find a house when your directions sound like this: when the pavement ends, drive one mile and turn left at the bus stop then we're the third house on the right. On the Navajo Nation, this scenario is common.
Oct. 8, 2015
Maricopa County seal
Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s own lawyers will have a chance to question the sheriff when he takes the stand again today in the contempt of court hearings against him. Meanwhile, Maricopa County is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a technical dispute in the case.
Oct. 7, 2015
Arizona Theatre Company logo
Actors often become associated with a particular character—or at least a type of character. Hershey Felder plays legendary musicians.
Oct. 7, 2015
arizona, mexico, US flags
Arizona’s relationship with Mexico has received a lot of attention in recent years. But most of it has been focused on either economic development and cooperation or immigration reform and border fences.
Oct. 7, 2015
arizona precipitation map
The late monsoon rains in September brought short-term drought relief for southeastern Arizona, but scattered heavy rain events meant little recovery for the rest of the state, according to the latest report from the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
Oct. 7, 2015
Courtroom
Following a five-month recess, Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s civil contempt of court proceedings got under way again late last month.
Oct. 7, 2015
helped wanted sign
An alarmingly low percentage of Arizona high school graduates are well-poised to succeed in the state’s universities.
Oct. 7, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University released a study on Governor Doug Ducey’s land trust proposal to increase funding for K-12 education in Arizona.
Oct. 7, 2015

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