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Police Report Details Allegations Against Tempe City Councilman
Phoenix police specifically looked at three possible crimes: sexual assault, reckless assault and providing liquor to minors. The department closed the investigation when no victims agreed to participate in prosecution.
Apr. 3, 2018
More On U.S. Supreme Court Ruling In Excessive Force Case
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of an Arizona police officer in a case that could have far-reaching effects for those seeking to prosecute officers for use of excessive force.
Apr. 3, 2018
John McCain
It’s being called “The Rio Reimagined” — and it could become one of the Phoenix area’s most ambitious revitalization projects in recent history.
Apr. 3, 2018
How One School Is Dealing With Its Low Letter Grade
Arizona letter grades are meant to be a measure of success for schools — but, what if you’re one of the schools on the bottom?
Apr. 3, 2018
Stock Market Has Worst 2Q Start Since 1929
It’s the worst April start for the Dow since 1929, but a rally may soon happen due to market volatility.
Apr. 3, 2018
ASU Professor Receives Stockholm Water Prize
In 1991, the Stockholm International Water Institute began giving the Stockholm Water Prize on an annual basis. It’s generally intended to recognize “outstanding achievements in water-related activities.” And this year, an ASU professor is sharing the prize with a scientist from the Netherlands.
Apr. 3, 2018
ADOT Plans Upgrades, Third Lane On Parts Of Interstate 17
Arizona Department of Transportation said they are exploring the idea of a so-called extra flex lane that could be opened in case of an accident or to ease I-17 congestion on the busy weekends.
Apr. 3, 2018
MCCCD Launching IT Institute In Mesa This Fall
Filling technology jobs can be a challenge for many businesses across the Valley. That’s where the Maricopa County Community College District hopes to make a difference. The District will launch its new Information Technology Institute in Mesa this fall.
Apr. 3, 2018
Beauty Company Rallies Its Marketers To Lobby Congress
Mary Kay pioneered the multi-level marketing world of beauty products in the 1960s. Women selling makeup to other women has proven to be a business model that’s endured the decades. But today, a new multi-level marketing beauty company is shifting the focus from just making women beautiful … to making women activists.
Apr. 3, 2018
Arizona Principal Resigns After Failing To Report Threat
Globe Unified School District said the administrator at High Desert Middle School learned of a threat last week that included a map and plan for a homemade bomb and handguns, but did not alert authorities.
Apr. 3, 2018
Arizona First State To Be Called
By signing House Bill 2434 into law, Gov. Doug Ducey has made Arizona the first state to be in what’s called a regulatory sandbox. This particular sandbox is focused on "fintech."
Apr. 3, 2018
Salt River Project Electing New Board Members
If you are one of the more than 1 million Arizonans who pays your energy bill to the Salt River Project, you can vote Tuesday in elections for the utility’s new board members.
Apr. 3, 2018
Court To Decide On In-State Tuition For DACA Students
About 2,000 college students in Arizona could soon learn whether they must pay higher tuition. The students are in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Apr. 3, 2018
A Divided U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of UA Officer
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the University of Arizona police officer who shot and injured a woman who wielded a knife at her roommate in 2010.
Apr. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Tariffs, Trade Wars And Soybeans
Early in March, President Trump boasted that in a potential trade war between the U.S. and China, the U.S. would easily prevail. This statement came just a couple of weeks before announcing that he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and on potentially an estimated $60 billion worth of Chinese goods, sparking fears of a potential retaliation from China.
Apr. 3, 2018
Californians Are Back To Using About As Much Water As Before Drought
Since Gov. Jerry Brown called off California's drought emergency a year ago, we Californians seem to have gotten a little lazy when it comes to water conservation.
Apr. 3, 2018
Arizona Supreme Court Hears DACA Tuition Case
The Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in a case challenging the decision by colleges and universities to offer in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program
Apr. 3, 2018
Inmates Get Free Pads, Tampons; Health Concerns Remain
Inmates now also have a choice between 36 pads or tampons a month. A Perryville women's prison inmate says the new Arizona Department of Corrections policy has a made a “huge difference.”
Apr. 2, 2018
Mesa Police Hired 6 New Employees To Facilitate Private Jail Contract
The city says work release processing has increased the workload in the Mesa holding facility. Mesa is spending less on jail services since it switched to the private for misdemeanor offenders.
Apr. 2, 2018
Court Rejects Flawed Mexican Gray Wolf Rule
A federal judge has rejected provisions in a 2015 federal management rule that unlawfully imposed roadblocks to recovery of the endangered Mexican wolf.
Apr. 2, 2018

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