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oak tree fire
A brush fire is burning 10 miles north of Sonoita in Southern Arizona. The Oak Tree Fire has already burned 2,000 acres and is 20 percent contained.
May. 21, 2015
Diane Douglas
Attorneys for State School Superintendent Diane Douglas and the State Board of Education were in court Thursday morning.
May. 21, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Federal authorities say a Mexican gray wolf has been shot and killed in southwestern New Mexico after it was exhibiting escalating nuisance behavior.
May. 21, 2015
Bill Johnson's
After nearly 60 years in business, the last Bill Johnson's Big Apple restaurant is shutting its doors.
May. 21, 2015
Maricopa County seal
Sexual orientation has been added to a list of reasons why Maricopa County employees will not face discrimination in the workplace.
May. 21, 2015
Comcast logo
Major media provider Comcast has announced it will establish a customer service center in Tucson.
May. 21, 2015
Theta Chi crest
School officials announced Wednesday that effective immediately, the Theta Chi chapter must cease all activity on the Tucson campus.
May. 21, 2015
Lance Cpl. Matthew Determan of Maricopa, Arizona, was among several people who were injured when the MV-22 Osprey went down at Bellows Air Force Station outside Honolulu on Sunday.
May. 21, 2015
Councilmembers narrowly approved the ban with a 4-3 vote Tuesday, making it a secondary offense to smoke in a car with people under the age of 18 present.
May. 21, 2015
Diane Douglas
A judge is being asked to resolve the ongoing power struggle between Arizona's schools chief and the state Board of Education.
May. 21, 2015
Celine Rille
Celine Rille grew up in the United Kingdom. Today, she runs a marketing and design business in Phoenix. But through most of her schooling, Celine had trouble fitting in with the latest trends.
May. 21, 2015
Arizona flag
If you think there are more people on the freeway or in line at the grocery store, there’s a reason for that. The latest census numbers show more people are moving into Arizona.
May. 20, 2015
In her own words, here is the story of an Alhambra High School senior from KJZZ's Spot 127 Youth Media Center in Maryvale who is getting ready to go to college.
May. 20, 2015
plastic bags
On Earth Day of last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now it’s holding its ground, even though the legislature has prohibited such bans.
May. 20, 2015
Chase Bank
Federal bank regulators have scheduled a workshop on border banking challenges in Nogales, Ariz. next month. The workshop comes amidst growing concerns by Arizona border businesses about access to banking services.
May. 20, 2015
APS Protesters
Shareholders of Arizona Public Service’s parent company voted down a proposal to require the company to more fully disclose what it spends on political campaigns.
May. 20, 2015
Personal income tax form
Eliminating the personal income tax in Arizona is a topic that's been floated before. But the average Arizonan may not have heard non-economists talk about until last fall
May. 20, 2015
Republican Elephant
In just the past week or two, the Valley has seen visits from Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. All four are seen as likely Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 cycle.
May. 20, 2015
Breast Cancer Society
According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr. of Tennessee and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations.
May. 20, 2015
Nearly three decades ago, Evan Mecham became Arizona’s governor and it didn’t take long for him to generate national controversy. Mecham rescinded the order of his predecessor, Bruce Babbitt, that declared a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Arizona.
May. 20, 2015

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