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The Arizona Historical Society has been given a lifeline. State lawmakers approved a ten year extension for the cash-strapped program before they adjourned Thursday.
April 25, 2014
Tempe police have arrested 30 people in a prostitution sting, including 14 men charged with soliciting children.
April 24, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration wants to regulate electronic cigarettes. The agency proposed new rules similar to those already on other tobacco products.
April 24, 2014
The Arizona Court of Appeals has expanded Arizonans' right to have a jury trial in misdemeanor cases.
April 24, 2014
Officials at Saguaro National Park have finalized a plan to restore native vegetation in the park.
April 24, 2014
Arizona’s Asian population is growing faster than any other ethnic group in the state. A new study based on Census Bureau data shows the state’s Asian population more than doubled in a decade.
April 24, 2014
Five senior-level managers from Arizona’s Child Protective Services were fired Wednesday morning. The terminations were the result of a probe into the agency’s mishandling of about 6,500 child abuse and neglect cases.
April 23, 2014
The most decorated Olympic swimmer is coming back from retirement. Michael Phelps made the announcement Wednesday in Mesa at the Arena Grand Prix.
April 23, 2014
Phoenix Art Museum Director Jim Ballinger has announced his retirement after 40 years with the museum, the last 33 as director.
April 23, 2014
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is featured in the documentary "The Joe Show." The film focuses on the sheriff's attraction to media attention.
April 23, 2014
The Economist magazine has declared that politics in Arizona is saner than it looks. Is the publication on to something or misguided?
April 23, 2014
Action at the legislature on Tuesday included the Senate approving a bill that would exempt ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft from a commercial insurance requirement that impacts traditional taxi services.
April 23, 2014
The 2014 legislative session is rapidly drawing to a close, and Gov. Jan Brewer is busy signing and vetoing bills.
April 23, 2014
The Arizona Senate has killed a bill that would have reimbursed the city of Glendale for stepped-up security at next year’s Super Bowl.
April 23, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer says she plans to appeal a Court of Appeals ruling allowing a challenge to this year’s expansion of the state’s Medicaid system.
April 23, 2014
Cement plants in Arizona and around the country can no longer get off the hook after releasing toxic chemicals from their plants or kilns, by claiming a malfunction or upset.
April 23, 2014
The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to help make some history Wednesday. They'll take the field against the Chicago Cubs on the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.
April 23, 2014
Digital technology and social media are shaping the future of education. That’s the theme of a global summit in Phoenix this week. The conference allows start-up companies to pitch their cyber-based teaching tools to potential investors.
April 23, 2014
The City of Phoenix was set to wrap up a series of hearings on its proposed budget Tuesday night. It faces a $38 million deficit, and city leaders will spend the next month deciding how best to close the gap.
April 23, 2014
The Arizona State Senate voted down a bill that would have given Glendale money to cover public safety costs during next year’s Super Bowl.
April 23, 2014

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