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The Arizona Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas have resolved their ongoing litigation. The two parties had been at odds since February of 2015 when Douglas tried to fire the board’s executive staff.
May. 3, 2016
Arizona Travel and Tourism Week
Gov. Doug Ducey declared this week, May 1-7, Arizona Travel and Tourism Week as part of the U.S. Travel Associations’ annual National Travel and Tourism Week. In Arizona, it’s a chance for the tourism industry to tout its economic impact on the state.
May. 3, 2016
Kendall Ong (left) and Tran Tran
The Arizona Asian Chamber of Commerce released its first detailed report about the economic impact of Asian Americans in the United States and Arizona.
May. 3, 2016
“This is the executive making a power grab over the judiciary,” said Democrat Steve Farley.
May. 3, 2016
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Jones is running for the Republican nomination to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon in a congressional district spanning Phoenix's eastern suburbs.
May. 3, 2016
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The microbial communities in offices are generally similar — as long as those offices are in the same city. But every city has its own microbial fingerprint, according to a study led by Northern Arizona University.
May. 3, 2016
The National Interagency Fire Center released its spring and summer outlook and while most of the country will face normal or below normal threats, the Southwest will be ripe for wildfires in the near future.
May. 3, 2016
Arizona Capitol
The original plan proffered by Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders ran into resistance, much over the fact that it actually cut funding for public schools.
May. 3, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Senate has approved a plan to add two justices to the state Supreme Court that has drawn criticism from both the court and Democrats.
May. 3, 2016
The police chief for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has stepped down, but still remains one of nine candidates for the Phoenix police chief position.
May. 3, 2016
Peoria Elementary School
Before he was principal of Peoria Elementary School, C.J. Smith spent more than two decades as an educator in Washington state.
May. 3, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
May. 3, 2016
David Gowan
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for public infrastructure in communities they are building has advanced in the Arizona Senate.
May. 2, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
May. 2, 2016
Desert Diamond West Valley casino
Tribal gaming revenue in Arizona has decreased in the last year.
May. 2, 2016
It’s been one month since Bell Road closed at Grand Avenue in Surprise.
May. 2, 2016
Wild horses
The Bureau of Land Management's Nevada director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County this summer in response to the continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland.
May. 2, 2016
A private landowner in Mexico erected his own gate in March, effectively shuttering the San Miguel crossing. O’odham tribal leaders say this new gate prevents members from crossing the border on their own land.
May. 2, 2016
Dan Hunting of Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy explains the basics of Prop 123.
May. 2, 2016
Tempe officials introduced roughly 1.2 million goldfish and minnows as natural insect control.
May. 2, 2016

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