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The Arizona Department of Education released official AzMERIT test scores for the 2015-16 school year in September 2016. AzMERIT replaced AIMS as the state’s new standardized test in spring 2015.
Sep. 29, 2016
 border fence
Immigrating mothers and children from Central America are being placed in family detention centers and some are being kept there for extended months rather than just days. Meet Sambo Dul, who volunteered her legal services to immigrants in Texas.
Sep. 29, 2016
An advocacy group that has come under fire for hundreds of lawsuits against Valley businesses has now flooded Arizona Attorney General’s Mark Brnovich's office with complaints.
Sep. 29, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
Officials at Sky Harbor Airport will be posting security line wait times for Terminals 2 and 4.
Sep. 29, 2016
Tonopah is an unincorporated area west of Buckeye where local egg production company Hickman's built a huge egg facility in 2014. It houses over four million chickens, and locals have opposed it since the beginning, saying the ammonia odors and other emissions have threatened health and livelihood.
Sep. 29, 2016
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Listen to the sounds of Justin Davis setting up this year’s Zoolights display at the Phoenix Zoo.
Sep. 29, 2016
Sky Harbor
In August, air traffic controllers at Sky Harbor started texting certain instructions to airline pilots instead of using radio transmissions, but it's not exactly texting and flying.
Sep. 29, 2016
Paul Babeu and Tom O'Halleran
The top candidates for Arizona's 1st Congressional District seat sparred again Wednesday night over who is better qualified to lead the sprawling, rural district.
Sep. 29, 2016
Arizona law bars the use of public resources to try to influence elections. Ryan Anderson, press aide to Attorney General Mark Brnovich, said the action raises questions.
Sep. 29, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks to supporters
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has raised a stunning $12 million for his re-election campaign, but will that be enough to win a seventh term?
Sep. 29, 2016
Three conservative states are suing the Obama administration in an attempt to block the U.S. government from ceding oversight of some of the internet's core systems.
Sep. 29, 2016
Light rail phoenix
Metro Phoenix's rail system is adding a new safety feature to help the visually impaired.
Sep. 29, 2016
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The Yuma Police Department will purchase body-worn cameras for patrol officers thanks in part to a federal grant.
Sep. 29, 2016
Donald Trump
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is coming back to Arizona, which has emerged as a battleground state in the race for the White House.
Sep. 29, 2016
Douglas
Sonora state police arrested Vladimir Arzate Tuesday night near Agua Prieta, across the border from Douglas, Ariz.
Sep. 28, 2016
Summer Ends Music Festival
The Azz Izz Band was a popular group at Valley venues and beyond for more than a decade. The band had a reggae sound, steel drums and a party vibe. Now some of the crew is back together and performing as Sugahbeat.
Sep. 28, 2016
Donald Trump, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Reverend Jarrett Maupin are three examples who of people are closely covered by media, but are they always “newsworthy”?
Sep. 28, 2016
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An order of nuns that has been in Tucson for more than 80 years has decided to close their monastery and leave the state. The order isn’t lacking money, but members.
Sep. 28, 2016
For the first time in its 126-year history, The Arizona Republic has endorsed a Democratic presidential nominee. The paper chose to go with Hillary Clinton instead of Donald Trump.
Sep. 28, 2016
Homeless Count
The simple answer is no, agrees Maricopa County Human Services Director Bruce Liggett and Amy Schwabenlender, but a housing first model is helping cities make progress.
Sep. 28, 2016

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