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​We’ve been hearing all week about the pros and cons of the education initiative Proposition 123 that goes before Arizona voters this month. But what about that the other item on the May 17 ballot?
May. 5, 2016
University of Arizona
Earlier this spring, the University of Arizona’s Rogers College of Law made the decision to give applicants the option of taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) rather than the LSAT.
May. 5, 2016
Mexico's flag
Millions of Americans will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a lot of partying while wearing sombreros and fake mustaches — and that has made many people of Mexican descent feel disrespected by this form of cultural appropriation.
May. 5, 2016
NCAA logo
The NCAA Board of Governors has adopted a new requirement for sites who want to host events — to make sure they provide an environment free of discrimination and safeguards for the dignity of those involved with the event.
May. 5, 2016
Tempe Mill Ave Sidewalk Sitting
A new ordinance will take effect in Tempe a week from Saturday. It prohibits people from sitting or lying on the sidewalk in downtown Tempe, and from sitting or lying on anything not permanently attached to the ground.
May. 5, 2016
Becky Mayhew
Hear Becky Mayhew and her son, Reese, fixing up the Moonlight Trail in San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
May. 5, 2016
Block 23
As developers move forward with plans to build a Fry’s Food Store in downtown Phoenix, we’re learning more about the area’s past.
May. 5, 2016
Eric Miller
Arizona leaders have spent a lot of energy trying to make Arizona a leader in the biosciences. Now, someone familiar with the industry is asking whether the state’s biotech community has achieved critical mass.
May. 5, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Navajo Nation lawmakers have approved a $150 million bill that supporters say would serve as a stimulus for the nation.
May. 5, 2016
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is re-evaluating its policy and procedures when it comes to roadside memorials. The move comes after the agency was criticized for removing memorials with notifying family members.
May. 5, 2016
Ulises Ferragut
Attorneys for Leslie Merritt Jr. have asked a judge to permanently dismiss all charges against him and they’ve accused prosecutors of trying to delay trial.
May. 5, 2016
sampling of flavored liquids
Arizona banned the sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 in 2013. On Thursday, the Federal Food and Drug Administration did the same on a national level.
May. 5, 2016
Citizen scientists collect insects
Several species of aquatic insects are mysteriously missing from the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Scientists now know that’s because dam managers rapidly change the river’s level to meet electricity demand.
May. 5, 2016
Robert Graham
The chairman of Arizona’s Republican Party says he’s fully behind Donald Trump as the GOP's presidential nominee.
May. 5, 2016
puppy dog
The measure is designed to overrule existing ordinances in Phoenix and Tempe that allow pet shops to sell only rescue and shelter animals.
May. 5, 2016
Arizona Republican Party logo
Robert Graham says it’s time for his party to unite around Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.
May. 5, 2016
Handgun
A bid to allow some Arizona gun owners to bring their weapons into public buildings may be over.
May. 5, 2016
The Arizona Senate has joined the House in passing a pair of bills that could ease the requirement for developers in two rural counties to show there's enough water to supply new homes.
May. 5, 2016
Until voters decide the fate of Proposition 123 on May 17, many Valley school districts are trying to plan for both scenarios-– one if it passes, another if it doesn't. And they’re miles apart.
May. 5, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
City Council to consider new seven-year contracts to bring new shops to Terminal 4.
May. 5, 2016

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