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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
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
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
The Arizona Supreme Court has ordered a Pinal County judge to oversee local courts in the city of Maricopa.
January 14, 2014
Authorities say a man who was robbed and shot while jogging in northern Prescott last week remains hospitalized.
January 14, 2014
The federal government says nearly 28,000 Arizonans have picked plans under the Affordable Care Act health care exchange in the first three months of open enrollment.
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
An Arizona lobbyist who once represented the Fiesta Bowl is accused of running an illegal campaign finance scheme on behalf of his lobbying firm.
January 13, 2014
GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 30-year-old man accused of shooting at a tribal police officer during a highway traffic stop in eastern Arizona.
January 13, 2014
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — Officials have approved the first pay raise for Pinal County employees in nearly six years.
January 13, 2014

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