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Just over 468,000 Arizonans, or about one-fifth, live in a single parent household, according to the U.S.Census Bureau’s American Community Survey released earlier in July. Children living in single-parent households are more likely to need state and federal assistance to provide for general living standards, including childcare, the data showed.
Jul. 26, 2016
Mexico is one of the top commercial partners of the United States and, in June, registered a significant record increase in its world exports.
Jul. 26, 2016
Burro sign, oatman
Three burros were shot to death just north of the Valley, and federal authorities are searching for those responsible.
Jul. 26, 2016
A federal agency has halted the construction of a massive housing development in southeast Arizona out of concern for potential environmental impacts.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Next month golf is coming back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. Despite the triumphant return, many golfers have decided to keep their clubs in the bag. Several big names dropped out citing Zika concerns, but factors like money and prestige may also be in play.
Jul. 26, 2016
The state budget signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in May included $1.5 million for the Arizona Commission on the Arts—double its previous year’s funding. That gave the Commission the opportunity to pass out many more grants, in this case, to 239 groups.
Jul. 26, 2016
Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of a new book for kids about 9/11, called "Towers Falling," and the artistic director of Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU.
Jul. 26, 2016
health
Tuesday is the first day the state is taking applications for the recently unfrozen KidsCare health-care program. It provides insurance for children in low-income families
Jul. 26, 2016
Democrats are hoping for a more unified second day of their national convention Tuesday. Monday’s opening day featured a good amount of booing, mainly from supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Jul. 26, 2016
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The Show’s Lauren Gilger caught up with Ellie Perez on her cell phone in Philly where she’s a page for the delegation at the DNC.She’s also in the country under the DACA program, which shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Jul. 26, 2016
Nogales
The U.S. government announced Tuesday it is expanding its efforts to help Central American families trying to get to the U.S. in order to stave off a surge of migrants at the border.
Jul. 26, 2016
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A coalition of conservation advocates have filed an official objection against the Tonto National Forest’s motorized travel plan.
Jul. 26, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s office is investigating what Sheriff Joe Arpaio says is a likely murder-suicide at a home south of Gilbert.
Jul. 26, 2016
Named after his great uncle, Earp re-enacts his famous relative's life in a series of bio-dramas that he and wife have performed throughout North America.
Jul. 26, 2016
baby doctor
The action by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services follows Arizona lawmakers' approval of legislation last spring ending an enrollment freeze for KidsCare, Arizona's version of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program.
Jul. 26, 2016
Arizona delegates react to the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Jul. 26, 2016
Cochise County Courhouse in Bisbee
Cochise County Superior Court since May has been using new technology that allows a stenographer to document proceedings from an outside location.
Jul. 26, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Attorneys who won a racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio are seeking $5.9 million in legal fees and expenses for pressing contempt-of-court allegations against the lawman and other costs.
Jul. 26, 2016
Loreal Tsigine
Navajo leaders and community members are outraged and are petitioning for a federal investigation into the shooting death of a Navajo woman last March.
Jul. 25, 2016
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The University of Arizona Cancer Center is contributing to a national effort to bring cancer treatments and prevention to patients within five years.
Jul. 25, 2016

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