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A new report shows Arizona has more reported cases of child abuse and neglect than the national average. The Auditor General found the state also had lower rates of confirming those reports.
March 16, 2015
Arizona judges are being told they must perform same-sex marriages if they choose to perform any marriages. This ruling comes from a judicial advisory panel.
March 16, 2015
Some want to reduce the noise by replacing their windows. But one couple is hoping that won’t happen.
March 16, 2015
A report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Education shows the high school graduation gap is closing for minority students. The overall graduation rate also increased, but the study is not favorable for Arizona.
March 16, 2015
People who had been living in a homeless camp in downtown Tucson had to move out or face arrest on Friday. The camp is part of an ongoing debate between the city, federal courts and activists over the regulation of where and how homeless people should be able to live in the city.
March 16, 2015
The Arizona Department of Education is launching an online portal containing certificate information on the state’s public school teachers.
March 16, 2015
Shanesha Taylor has pleaded guilty to a felony child abuse charge. The Phoenix mom was arrested almost a year ago after someone reported hearing a child crying inside a hot car at a Scottsdale office complex.
March 16, 2015
The Mexican economy is getting a boost from the cold temperatures seen this winter in parts of the United States.
March 16, 2015
The city of Flagstaff is looking at alternatives to implementing a recommended ban on plastic bags.
March 16, 2015
As of this month, Native American tribes across the country are allowed to prosecute crimes against women in their own courts, even if the perpetrator is non-native.
March 16, 2015
NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick has won five of the last six races and a record seven overall.
March 16, 2015
The father of an international aid worker killed while being held captive by Islamic State militants spoke about his daughter Saturday at a service organization's conference in New Mexico.
March 16, 2015
The city of Flagstaff is looking for land that could be the site of a group home for veterans.
March 16, 2015
Firefighters say three women had to be rescued in north Phoenix after they ate mushrooms and became lost in the desert terrain.
March 16, 2015
A recent decision by the United States Supreme Court could affect state regulatory boards across the country, including Arizona.
March 16, 2015
Shanesha Taylor was arrested nearly a year ago after someone reported hearing a child crying inside a car at a Scottsdale office complex parking lot.
March 16, 2015
The State of Washington is suing a ticket broker for selling seats to the Super Bowl it never had.
March 13, 2015
Scientists have long known that sleep deprivation affects critical thinking skills, our ability to work, and make important decisions. But can it dull a student’s interest in learning?
March 13, 2015
President Barack Obama met with administrators Friday at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs medical center. It was his first visit to the facility.
March 13, 2015
There are two distinct kinds of theater for kids — those that feature professional adults and those that focus on child actors learning the process and working their way up.
March 13, 2015

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