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There may be no medals at the finish line of the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday. For now, medals are in shipping limbo and they and may not arrive in time.
January 16, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey is unveiling his budget and it’s expected to detail how he plans to fill in an approximately half-billion-dollar gap in the current year’s budget, and around a $1 billion deficit in the fiscal year starting in July.
January 16, 2015
The federal government doesn't have the budget to upgrade all of the nation's outdated border crossings. But a new program allows it to accept donations from entities willing to do the work and raise the funds.
January 16, 2015
In two separate letters signed by six of Arizona’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., lawmakers are urging a federal inquiry into third-party solar leasing companies for deceptive marketing practices and encouraging risky leases for consumers. But at least one of those letters was originally drafted by an employee of Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest utility.
January 16, 2015
It’s among several buildings in downtown Phoenix that date to the early 20th Century and it has been the home to several of Arizona’s most famous leaders.
January 16, 2015
The Department of Health Services says dispensaries made more than 1.4 million transactions for a total of ten tons of pot in 2014, more than three times the amount sold in 2013.
January 16, 2015
The United States has begun accepting applications from Mexican trucking companies seeking authorization for long-haul, cross-border transportation under the North American Free Trade agreement.
January 16, 2015
A new report ranks Arizona among the worst in the nation for per-pupil spending. Only Idaho and Utah spent less per student in 2012.
January 16, 2015
Late Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill requiring high school students to pass the United States citizenship test before graduation.
January 16, 2015
The judge who found the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office racially profiled Latinos has revealed more details about potential contempt of court proceedings against Sheriff Joe Arpaio for violating his orders.
January 16, 2015
Lee Moon-Griffo talks about the double trauma she and her family experienced — once when her sister was murdered, and again when a reality TV show aired its version of the story.
January 15, 2015
Technology has penetrated nearly every aspect of our lives. If it weren’t for work or a special circumstance, some wonder whether we even need to leave our homes at all.
January 15, 2015
A solar-thermal power generating station near Gila Bend is back online today after a fire started at the plant on Wednesday night. The blaze is under investigation.
January 15, 2015
Arizona on Thursday became the first state in the nation to pass legislation requiring high school students to pass the U.S. citizenship test on civics before graduation, and the governor has vowed to promptly sign it into law.
January 15, 2015
The two-day Rock-n-Roll Arizona marathon kicks off with clinics and events on Friday. The 5K race is on Saturday in Tempe. The tri-city marathon is on Sunday. This means a lot of road closures, from Phoenix to Tempe.
January 15, 2015
The number of Arizonans enrolled in the Affordable Care Act has exceeded last year’s total by more than 40,000 and there’s still another month to go in the open enrollment period.
January 15, 2015
State authorities said they have shut down two Internet cafes in Phoenix as part of an ongoing illegal gambling investigation.
January 15, 2015
The Glendale Fire Department's first female firefighter is signing off after more than 30 years on the job.
January 15, 2015
The New York Jets have hired Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles as their head coach.
January 15, 2015
In his State of the State address on Monday, Governor Doug Ducey asked the legislature to craft a bill requiring students to pass a civics test in order graduate or earn a GED. On Thursday, members of both the Senate and House Education Committees voted to press ahead with such legislation.
January 15, 2015

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