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Digital technology and social media are shaping the future of education. That’s the theme of a global summit in Phoenix this week. The conference allows start-up companies to pitch their cyber-based teaching tools to potential investors.
Apr. 23, 2014
The City of Phoenix was set to wrap up a series of hearings on its proposed budget Tuesday night. It faces a $38 million deficit, and city leaders will spend the next month deciding how best to close the gap.
Apr. 23, 2014
The Arizona State Senate voted down a bill that would have given Glendale money to cover public safety costs during next year’s Super Bowl.
Apr. 23, 2014
Two employees were severely injured early Tuesday morning after an oil tanker caught fire.
Apr. 22, 2014
Bisbee's ban on plastic bag goes into effect on Earth Day. It was the first city in the state to approve a ban.
Apr. 22, 2014
New Mexico has until December to decide the fate of what nature lovers call the state's last wild river. The state is eligible for millions of federal dollars if it comes up with a viable plan to divert it into reservoirs.
Apr. 22, 2014
A small Missouri college shutters its Mesa campus before finishing its first school year.
Apr. 22, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that drivers who have a non-impairing substance in their systems after smoking marijuana can’t be charged with driving under the influence.
Apr. 22, 2014
The Arizona Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid insurance plan for the poor.
Apr. 22, 2014
State lawmakers have given final approval to changing the language of state statutes to remove words some consider offensive.
Apr. 22, 2014
A decision is expected soon from the United States Forest Service on a massive, open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, about 30 miles southeast of Tucson.
Apr. 22, 2014
Students within the Maricopa County Community College system could be facing another tuition increase. The college district board is scheduled to vote on a proposal Tuesday night that could raise student costs by $5 per credit hour.
Apr. 22, 2014
With Premier League viewership at an all-time high in the United States, two Phoenix fan clubs have found homes at local bars.
Apr. 22, 2014
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is trying to outbid Pinal County to take over a federal detention contract. It’s the latest twist in the dispute between Pinal County and the federal government over housing immigrant detainees.
Apr. 21, 2014
Tuesday is the last day for Gov. Jan Brewer to take action on two gun bills. The measures deal with concealed weapons in public buildings, and cities or towns that pass gun control ordinances.
Apr. 21, 2014
One in four Arizona kids don't have enough food to eat, according to a new study.
Apr. 21, 2014
A lightning-caused fire about 45 miles southeast of Tucson has been largely contained.
Apr. 21, 2014
The Arizona Senate is to take up legislation today to pave the way for a spaceport in the state.
Apr. 21, 2014
The battle over expanding the voucher program for private and parochial school educations may not be over for the year.
Apr. 21, 2014
The state legislature enters what is expected to be the last week of its regular session on Monday.
Apr. 21, 2014

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