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Since 1985, more than 63,000 refugees have resettled to Arizona. Nearly 1,000 of those refugees are from the African country of Burundi.
July 03, 2014
Officials say crews have containment lines around most of the San Juan wildfire in Arizona's eastern White Mountains and evacuees are being allowed to return home.
July 03, 2014
Arizona's workplace safety agency on Wednesday launched a full investigation of the prison system's safety policies after the rape of a teacher inside a state prison classroom.
July 03, 2014
Lawyers for Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood have again asked a federal judge to stop his scheduled July 23 execution.
July 03, 2014
New labor statistics show that Arizona ranks next to last in its recovery of jobs lost in the Great Recession as it still struggles to dig out of the hole from the collapse of the construction industry.
July 03, 2014
A city review board has concluded the Tucson police response to a large crowd following the U of A basketball loss in the NCAA tournament last March was generally proper.
July 03, 2014
For the first time in more than 30 years, it appears Arizonans will face no voter-proposed laws on the November ballot.
July 03, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer is building funds to help determine who controls the state Legislature, and possibly who succeeds her as governor.
July 03, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation is coping with computer problems that are causing real trouble for motorists needing to do business the Motor Vehicle Division.
July 03, 2014
A lawsuit between a local home builder association and the city of Surprise could get uglier this summer when it goes before the Arizona Court of Appeals. The conflict is over the issue of impact fees.
July 02, 2014
The Arizona Heritage Fund is ready to dole out more than $400,000 for wildlife protection programs. Lawmakers tried to raid the fund’s coffers during the recession, but they ended up taking money away from other state programs that preserve wilderness areas.
July 02, 2014
The officer who arrested Arizona State University professor Ersula Ore for jaywalking has been placed on administrative leave.
July 02, 2014
The Native American Basketball Invitational kicked off on Wednesday in Phoenix. More than 120 tribal high school teams will be represented in the four-day tournament.
July 02, 2014
The Phoenix City Council has created an advisory board that will offer suggestions on how to make its streets more friendly for a variety of uses. But while that plan is moving forward, another project to improve bike safety and ridership levels is stalled.
July 02, 2014
Fire officials said the San Juan Fire located 18 miles southeast of Show Low grew to nearly 11 square miles by Tuesday night, up from 10 square miles earlier in the day. The fire continues to grow in size, but so does its containment.
July 02, 2014
The cost of food is going up and higher meat costs are leading the way. The Arizona Farm Bureau Federation puts the cost of a typical market basket of 16 items at $52.64, nearly 10 percent more than at this time last year
July 02, 2014
While afternoon temperatures in the Valley have been hovering around 109 the past few days, Tucson has just recorded its third-hottest June ever.
July 02, 2014
Arizona could see some more thunderstorms this week, especially in the northern and southern sections of the state.
July 02, 2014
Valley residents are still stinging after yesterday’s 2-1 extra time loss to Belgium, but remain proud of the accomplishments of the United States team.
July 02, 2014
The conflict between an assistant professor of English at Arizona State University and a campus police officer in Tempe has gone viral.
July 02, 2014

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