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During the worst of the economic downturn, Arizona’s health care industry was one of the few areas that was growing and showing signs of strength, but the state, like many areas of the country, has a shortage of medical professionals.
January 15, 2014
Gov. Brewer had what was, in many ways, a typical State of the State address, but one unexpected element was her announcement that she had signed an executive order to, in her words, “abolish Child Protective Services as we know it."
January 15, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer needs to make plans for the immediate future and cement her legacy.
January 15, 2014
The United States Border Patrol is testing a remote-controlled robot that can identify illicit tunnels beneath the Mexican border.
January 15, 2014
Attorneys for a Southern New Mexico man who sued police for subjecting him to a rectal exam have settled the case.
January 15, 2014
Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital is opening a new center to focus on research and treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease.
January 15, 2014
The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University is getting national attention for groundbreaking research into the early detection of colon, breast, lung and other forms of cancer.
January 15, 2014
Reaction to Gov. Jan Brewer’s plan to re-create Child Protective Services as a separate agency has been muted.
January 15, 2014
Republican legislative leaders are moving to use taxpayer money to keep the email of current and former lawmakers out of the hands of immigration activists.
January 15, 2014
There are six vacancies in Arizona’s federal courts. The state’s two Republican senators have blocked several of President Obama’s nominees to fill the vacancies, in some cases for up to two years, but now, it looks like five of those nominees will get a hearing.
January 14, 2014
Two students were hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at a New Mexico middle school Tuesday morning.
January 14, 2014
The Tempe Fire Department is changing its name.
January 14, 2014
Robert Shelton, who helped turn around the reputation of the troubled Fiesta Bowl, has resigned as its executive director. He is leaving to head up a Tucson-based foundation.
January 14, 2014
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi was supposed to report to prison Monday. But that didn’t happen.
January 14, 2014
San Antonio’s historic Spanish Missions could join the ranks of the Pyramids of Egypt and the Grand Canyon as the most cherished and visited landmarks on Earth. But there's a problem.
January 14, 2014
"If I was white I would have been like John Wayne...I feel like a tragic hero in a Shakespeare play." Interview by Benjamin Svetkey, 1994.
January 14, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court has ordered a Pinal County judge to oversee local courts in the city of Maricopa.
January 14, 2014
Tucson Police Officer Brandon Tatum says individuals claiming to be support technicians from the software giant have been calling people and offering to help fix issues with their computers.
January 14, 2014
A new housing report from Arizona State shows the red-hot metro Phoenix housing market has been cooling off.
January 14, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer said she has abolished Child Protective Services as we know it and created a new division charged with child safety. In her 2014 State of the State address, Brewer called on the legislature to make the new division a standalone agency. She also called for education and tax reforms.
January 13, 2014

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