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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will have to weigh in on firearms legislation after Republican lawmakers passed a series of bills focused largely on preventing any future regulations that could interfere with the right to bear arms.
May. 10, 2016
clean water
On Monday, Ducey had been under increasing pressure to veto the two bills that would have made it easier for developers to build subdivisions.
May. 10, 2016
State officials came up with a plan to water the site in hopes of reducing airborne dust.
May. 10, 2016
Arizona Special Election Guide
A lawyer is asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to delay the May 17 special election because Secretary of State Michele Reagan failed to meet the deadline for getting publicity pamphlets to hundreds of thousands of voters.
May. 10, 2016
Handgun
The measure would require Arizona to enter into a compact with other states agreeing not to impose any new requirements on the sale or transfer of firearms. More to the point, it would override a provision in the state constitution that allows voters to make their own gun laws.
May. 10, 2016
Mexico is on the brink of completing a major transformation of its judicial system. This June will cap an eight-year effort to switch from a closed system of mostly written proceedings to one that opens up trials to the public. Its goal is undoubtedly ambitious— to combat the country’s long history of impunity.
May. 10, 2016
Students at Cienega High School
Astronomy students at Cienega High School in Vail will be among the citizen scientists helping to document a total solar eclipse in 2017.
May. 10, 2016
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Arizona is one of just six states that still allow live dog racing. But a bill that would end it is sitting on Governor Ducey’s desk. The legislation was initially proposed by an animal rights group to end what they see as animal cruelty. But its effects will be felt throughout Arizona’s multi-million gaming industry.
May. 10, 2016
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Although not yet in the United States, Arizona researchers building off work at Harvard's Wyss Institute have developed a low-cost method of detecting the virus.
May. 10, 2016
Valley fever
Valley fever is named for California’s San Joaquin Valley, but the fungus that causes the disease actually originated in Arizona. That finding is the result of genetic testing performed by Flagstaff scientists.
May. 10, 2016
Billboards are popping up across the Valley and the state raising awareness about adoption — of burros.
May. 10, 2016
Grand Canyon University
Profits at Grand Canyon University were up almost 28 percent in the first quarter of this year.
May. 10, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
A federal judge in Mexico has ruled in favor of extraditing drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States. The decision now goes to Mexico's foreign affairs department.
May. 9, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor has been warning passengers about longer lines as more travelers are making their way through the airport. Now, they have the numbers to back that up.
May. 9, 2016
peregrine falcon eyass
A breeding pair of peregrine falcons made their nest atop a Maricopa County building on Third Avenue and Jefferson Street earlier this spring. Their first egg hatched over the weekend.
May. 9, 2016
Bureau of Land Management logo
The proposed project, which stretches mostly across federal lands, has encountered considerable resistance.
May. 9, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
The head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel is housed in a federal prison 15 miles south of the U.S./Mexico border, setting off speculation about his extradition to the United States.
May. 9, 2016
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May. 9, 2016
Transit of Mercury
The Transit of Mercury — the planet Mercury passing in front of the sun — is happening Monday morning, and there are lots of ways to see the rare celestial event.
May. 9, 2016
kidscare child action alliance
Governor Doug Ducey has signed the legislation. It should take effect in 90 days.
May. 9, 2016

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