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We’re just a few days into Arizona’s 2015 legislative session and a couple of higher-profile bills, or at least a couple that were getting media attention, have faded into the background.
January 14, 2015
On Monday, Governor Doug Ducey gave his first State of the State address and K-12 education was on the laundry list of items he talked about, including calling on the legislature to settle a lawsuit related to under funding the state’s schools.
January 14, 2015
Drug use among teens in Arizona is a continuous concern.
January 14, 2015
Andrew Barroway purchased a 51-percent stake in the team, which became a reality on Dec. 31.
January 14, 2015
Two of the main bond-rating firms in the country have upgraded the city of Glendale’s bond ratings.
January 14, 2015
Tim McGuire is an accomplished newspaper writer and editor and a professor at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite journalism school. He was also born with a physical disability and he and his wife raised a son with Down syndrome.
January 14, 2015
Police arrested a 42 year old man in connection with two cold cases from the early 1990's.
January 14, 2015
The National Park Service is reviewing a proposal to raise entrance fees at three popular Flagstaff-area monuments. Fees at Wupatki, Sunset Crater Volcano and Walnut Canyon could go up early next year.
January 14, 2015
It’s a brand new year filled with promise, hope and that annual ritual of making a resolution.
January 14, 2015
Like Mexican society at large, some reporters in Mexico have a renewed sense of mission following the alleged abductions and presumed murders of 43 college students in September 2014.
January 13, 2015
Big changes are coming to this year’s Phoenix Open and it has nothing to do with what’s taking place on the course.
January 13, 2015
Last year, Arizona voters approved a bill that allows terminally ill patients to use drugs that have not been federally approved.
January 13, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey is providing details about his proposal to create more room for charter schools in vacant district classroom buildings. The governor promoted his plan to a group of business leaders in Tucson Tuesday.
January 13, 2015
Two cases before the Arizona Supreme Court will decide whether probationers can use medical marijuana.
January 13, 2015
New drivers in Arizona can now avoid taking their written and road tests at Motor Vehicle Division offices when applying for their licenses. The agency is waving the requirements if applicants undergo training at state-approved driving schools.
January 13, 2015
High-profile police killings in New York and Missouri did not lead to charges against the officers after grand juries met in secret proceedings that infuriated some members of the public. Faced with a similar decision over a police shooting in New Mexico's most populous city, the top prosecutor took a different approach.
January 13, 2015
On Monday, Arizona’s 2010 ban on ethnic studies went before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal court is considering the constitutionality of the entire law, as well as one of its provisions that was struck down by a federal judge in 2013.
January 13, 2015
The Flagstaff City Council takes up a draft ordinance Tuesday aimed at banning the use of plastic bags.
January 13, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey is challenging state lawmakers to wipe out the state’s massive budget deficit and fix the education system with limited funds. The newly elected Republican gave his first State-of-the-State address to a joint session Monday promising to tackle some of Arizona’s most pressing fiscal challenges.
January 12, 2015
Plans for a massive project in downtown Tempe where USA Basketball's headquarters was to be relocated have fallen apart after Arizona State University dropped its development partner. Experts say the project was unique, yet ambitious and expensive, which made financing extremely difficult.
January 12, 2015

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