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marijuana
Arizona could stand to bring in an extra $113 million a year if voters approve an initiative to legalize marijuana — and tax it at 15 percent.
May. 26, 2016
campfire
The Memorial Day weekend has been a popular time for campers and hikers to visit the Coronado National forest in Southern Arizona. But officials warn of potential fire danger.
May. 26, 2016
National Solar Observatory's McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope
The National Solar Observatory has moved its headquarters to Boulder, Colorado, from Tucson. The organization will abandon its solar telescopes here and in New Mexico for a larger instrument in Hawaii.
May. 26, 2016
sky harbor airport sign
Intruders breached security fencing around Sky Harbor International Airport more than authorities disclosed, according to an Associated Press investigation.
May. 26, 2016
fleas
The results are the first evidence of reported plague activity in Coconino County this year. But health officials say the disease is common and could be more widespread.
May. 26, 2016
Arizona Special Election Guide
Secretary of State Michele Reagan and Gov. Doug Ducey are set to officially certify the results of a special election on school funding and police and fire pension measures.
May. 26, 2016
Arizona restaurant sales are projected to increase 6.6 percent this year, totaling $11.5 billion and tableside technology is helping to capture more of that money. In recognition of Arizona Restaurant Week, we’ve been taking a closer look at the industry, including where we’re most likely to get a side of tech with our meals.
May. 26, 2016
Officer David Glasser's casket
Law enforcement officers from across the country joined the public in Peoria on Thursday morning to honor the life of fallen Phoenix police Officer David Glasser.
May. 26, 2016
One Mesa official says Glendale needs to keep the community involved as light rail extension planning and construction rolls out.
May. 26, 2016
A former U.S. customs officer is in federal custody after a jury convicted him Wednesday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to let immigrants into the country illegally.
May. 26, 2016
Gov. Jan Brewer and  John Halikowski
We’re at the beginning of a public comment period for a proposed freeway that would span from Nogales to Wickenburg.
May. 25, 2016
In the past few months gangs have taken control of a town in one of the most remote parts of the Navajo Nation. Community leaders have asked the Navajo Nation Council for help.
May. 25, 2016
Over two days last week, three Arizonans – a teacher, a former student and a immigration case worker – came to Washington to add their voices to the debate over Merrick Garland’s stalled Supreme Court nomination.
May. 25, 2016
Mi Familia Vota logo
How powerful could Latino voters be in Arizona’s August primary and November’s general election? Analysts have expected Latino turnout to get bigger and more impactful — but it hasn’t lived up to expectations.
May. 25, 2016
Donald Trump
A recent article in Slate compared the reaction to Trump to what was happening in the 1964 campaign of presidential nominee and longtime Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater.
May. 25, 2016
ASU Athletic Director Ray Anderson
The Arizona State University athletic department has a lot of programs and a lot of competition — from inside the Pac-12 Conference and around the community. That hasn’t stopped Athletic Director Ray Anderson from making major hires.
May. 25, 2016
Don Bolles storytelling event
Valley playwright Ben Tyler, who has written extensively about some of Arizona’s better-known political figures — including Barry Goldwater and Evan Mecham — has put together an event to mark the 40th anniversary.
May. 25, 2016
westworld movie poster
Science fiction on the page or on film seems like it’s becoming less fictional because it feels like reality may be more rapidly catching up with our imaginations.
May. 25, 2016
A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire at cars on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday.
May. 25, 2016
Bathroom Sign
Arizona is suing the federal government over its directive that public schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.
May. 25, 2016

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