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The lawyers who prevailed in a racial profiling lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have a chance to grill the sheriff on Wednesday. Arpaio is scheduled to be deposed for seven hours behind closed doors about how he committed contempt of court by violating a federal judge’s orders.
March 23, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey announced Monday that Arizona should keep using the national education standards known as Common Core.
March 23, 2015
When Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed the budget passed by lawmakers earlier this month, he implemented a plan that would cut nearly $100 million from the state’s three public universities.
March 23, 2015
Earlier this year the Actors Theater in Phoenix brought down its curtain for the last time. That gave the Valley’s professional actors even less of opportunity to ply their on-stage trade.
March 23, 2015
Recession knocked out a lot of big-box stores and “mom and pops,” leaving strip malls around the Valley with huge vacancies.
March 23, 2015
Fresh & Easy is closing about 50 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada in the coming weeks as the grocery chain pursues a new business model. The company said Sunday that by selling the stores, it can invest in new fresh food convenience stores.
March 23, 2015
Former NFL All-Pro Darren Sharper has pleaded guilty to sexual assault and attempted sexual assault in a plea deal with Arizona prosecutors and was immediately sentenced to nine years in prison.
March 23, 2015
The Arizona House has again scheduled debate on a bill barring women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage after two previous delays.
March 23, 2015
Eastbound and westbound rest areas on Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona just west of the New Mexico line will be closed for the next five months for renovations.
March 23, 2015
Funeral services will be held in Farmington, New Mexico, on Friday for a Navajo Nation police officer who was killed in the line of duty last week.
March 23, 2015
You’ve heard of telemedicine – but what about teledentistry? A bill going through the Arizona Legislature would make it easier for dentists to reach patients who have never been treated.
March 23, 2015
A judge on Monday dismissed the murder case against an Arizona woman who spent more than 20 years on death row in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son.
March 23, 2015
Friday's meeting in court was the first one since Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his second in command admitted they committed civil contempt by violating a judge's orders on multiple occasions.
March 20, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made five appointments Friday to the state Board of Education, bringing the panel that sets state school policy up to full strength ahead of its next regular meeting.
March 20, 2015
It was another busy week at the state capitol.
March 20, 2015
The judge overseeing a racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has called all parties to meet in his courtroom Friday afternoon.
March 20, 2015
The Phoenix Art Museum got a big gift from former Major League Baseball commissioner.
March 20, 2015
Social work students at the College of St. Scholastica will be learning more than the ins and outs of the profession.
March 20, 2015
Members of the Tempe Leadership Class want to build bike racks at Tempe Beach Park.
March 20, 2015
A group based in Los Angeles has a series of billboards with a different kind of message.
March 20, 2015

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