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Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The May 31 hearing follows a searing contempt ruling U.S. District Judge Murray Snow issued earlier this month, finding the sheriff intentionally violated court orders in a longstanding racial profiling case.
May. 30, 2016
Ballot
The law, passed in 2015, increased the signature requirement for a Libertarian candidate by more than 20 times while not really altering it for Republicans or Democrats.
May. 30, 2016
Homeless panhandler poverty
Tuesday’s forecast high of 100 degrees could seem tame by this weekend when we’re expected to top 112. The return of triple digits has the city of Phoenix preparing for its summer respite program.
May. 30, 2016
The Juniper Fire burning in Tonto National Forest has spread over to 6,200 acres north of Roosevelt Lake. The fire was sparked by a lighting strike on May 17th.
May. 30, 2016
Lake Pleasant-- metro Phoenix's largest lake-– was filled to capacity by noon Saturday.
May. 30, 2016
The Catwalk Trail, one of southern New Mexico's most popular tourist attractions, reopened Memorial Day weekend after it was destroyed by a powerful flood three years ago.
May. 30, 2016
Jupiter stamp
Images taken by a University of Arizona scientist soon will be on U.S. mail. They’re part of a set of planetary postage stamps being issued Tuesday.
May. 30, 2016
Phoenix is home to dozens of hiking trails. Some are easy, some are difficult. And then there’s Camelback Mountain. Home to two extremely difficult trails-- Cholla and Echo Canyon-- Camelback saw more than 200 rescues performed by Phoenix Fire in 2015 alone.
May. 30, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
The number of high schools students attending summer school in the state is on the rise.
May. 30, 2016
Phoenician Lizbeth Congiusti recalls watching the draft in 1969 to learn whether her boyfriend would be called to serve in Vietnam.
May. 30, 2016
Phoenix VA hospital.
Controversy is brewing around the Phoenix VA Health Care System, cannabis research and veterans.
May. 30, 2016
mosquito
Maricopa County will soon be able to test local mosquitoes for Dengue Fever. The Maricopa County Environmental Services department already tests area mosquitoes for diseases like West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis, but officials hope to bring this test and a test for the Zika virus online within the next few days.
May. 30, 2016
bored teen
Phoenix has one of the highest rates of disconnected youth in the country. It’s a term you might have heard recently because it’s become a problem nationwide. It describes 16- to 24-year-olds who are not in school and not working.
May. 27, 2016
voting sign
Propositions 123 and 124 have been officially approved in Arizona.
May. 27, 2016
Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter
As competition grows stiffer to create jobs in Arizona and with big data becoming increasingly more important, the Center for the Future of Arizona and the Arizona Commerce Authority have responded by launching the Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter.
May. 27, 2016
helped wanted sign
The cover story of the latest edition of the Phoenix Business Journal takes a closer look at how many job openings in Arizona are being filled by residents and which hires are from out of state.
May. 27, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has agreed to a list of proposed remedies after a federal judge found him and three of his aides in contempt of court. Meanwhile, lawyers for the plaintiffs in the case are asking the judge to refer the case to a prosecutor to pursue criminal charges.
May. 27, 2016
Football field
This month, the Washington Post published the results of a survey it conducted, finding nine out of 10 Native Americans are not offended by the Washington Redskins name.
May. 27, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona residents have to earn more than $17 an hour to afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment. The state’s minimum wage is $8.05 an hour. According to a new report, that means there are a lot of Arizonans struggling to find affordable housing.
May. 27, 2016
Pima County Logo
Pima County has won a lawsuit against the state over Arizona shifting a tax burden onto the county.
May. 27, 2016

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