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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid program.
May 14, 2014
New Mexico is the nation’s sixth-largest oil producer. The industry is creating thousands of jobs in the southeast corner of the state. But all that activity is straining basic services. Housing is limited, classrooms are crowded and roads are more dangerous. Now cities are struggling to catch up.
May 14, 2014
Drillers across the country are eager to profit from high oil prices. That’s creating a lot of activity in once-quiet towns. In the Southwest, companies are flocking to the Permian Basin, one of the richest oil reserves in the nation. In one New Mexico hotspot, the oil industry is transforming local economies.
May 14, 2014
The American Legion held a town hall meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday night to address concerns of mismanagement at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. More than 200 people attended the event.
May 14, 2014
In Southeast New Mexico water is scarce and oil is plentiful. Yet both are in high demand. A barrel of oil will fetch a handsome profit at today's prices. But producing it takes plenty of water.
May 14, 2014
Get your credit cards and quarters ready. It may be getting more expensive to park in downtown Phoenix.
May 14, 2014
Recreational boating accidents decreased 10 percent nationwide since 2012, according to a report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
May 14, 2014
The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked some members of county government to appear in court Wednesday.
May 13, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved funding on Tuesday for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to hire an outside consultant.
May 13, 2014
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be delivering the spring commencement address at Arizona State University tonight.
May 13, 2014
Phoenix-area business and religious leaders are making another push to get Congress to approve immigration reform. They want to make immigration a key issue in this year’s elections.
May 13, 2014
Arizona and Kansas asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to lift an emergency stay it issued last week, in a case dealing with proof of citizenship for voters.
May 13, 2014
Judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals articulated some skepticism over Arizona's medication abortion restrictions in court on Tuesday morning.
May 13, 2014
A judge has overturned the demotion of a Tucson police officer for taking sexually explicit pictures and videos of herself and sending them to another officer.
May 13, 2014
Federal transportation officials say a plane on a sightseeing tour in northern Arizona experienced a loss of engine power before it crashed, killing one person.
May 13, 2014
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Department has broken up what it says was a major marijuana growing operation and arrested the man they say was running it at a home in Saddlebrook, Arizona.
May 13, 2014
According to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than four percent of workers in Tempe bike to the office. The study showed bicycle commuting is highest in the West and in college towns.
May 12, 2014
The month of March was the busiest ever at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
May 12, 2014
A former employee of Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a complaint alleging his staff is doing campaign work on state time.
May 12, 2014
A fast growing wildfire is burning in the Gila National Forest of Southwest New Mexico.
May 12, 2014

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