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Nicoll Hernandez-Polanco is in the process of receiving immigration permits and she “can’t wait to get a job” in Tucson after having received asylum from the U.S. government.
May 18, 2015
Arizona’s cities and towns are calling for a major overhaul of how the state funds its pension system for firefighters and policemen.
May 18, 2015
A Paris auction house is planning another sale of Hopi sacred items on June 1. The Arizona tribe is demanding their return.
May 18, 2015
As the West gets hotter and water is more scarce, generating electricity will become more difficult. Along with hydropower, many power plants using fossil fuels also require water, an issue in a severe drought.
May 18, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish says the increasing number of wild burros in the state is damaging native habitats. The agency wants the federal government to control them before the problems gets worse.
May 18, 2015
The Bureau of Land Management has proposed merging Arizona and New Mexico’s offices. It’s a move Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar and others are trying to stop.
May 18, 2015
Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are planning to release a set of captive Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico this summer. This will be the agency’s first initial release to that state.
May 18, 2015
Firefighters doused a wildfire off a southern Nevada desert highway after a fiery fatal crash of a single-engine airplane bound from Laughlin-Bullhead International Airport to Phoenix Goodyear Airport.
May 18, 2015
The Maricopa County budget will be going up a little more than 1 percent for the 2016 Fiscal year. The County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to tentatively approve the new budget today.
May 18, 2015
“Hey, Dr. Sirven, what was your major in college?” asked my young patient with her parents eagerly awaiting my reply.
May 18, 2015
There is a growing demand for locally grown food in New Mexico, but farmers here are getting older. The average age is 65. However, there are programs that aim to inspire and train up-and-coming young farmers.
May 18, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey said the head of the state Department of Weights and Measures was fired for planning a Super Bowl sting operation to get ridesharing companies off the road.
May 18, 2015
A man rappelling off boulder formations in the Prescott area was rescued by firefighters after he ran out of rope on his way down.
May 18, 2015
Mohave County is questioning whether to keep using state-contracted vending businesses owned by blind people.
May 18, 2015
A U.S. Marine from Phoenix who died in a helicopter crash in earthquake-ravaged Nepal was looking forward to starting a new chapter in California, his mother said Sunday.
May 18, 2015
Phoenix may allow Arizona State University and a private-sector partner to use city-owned land for a health care-focused project in downtown.
May 18, 2015
Arizona's schools chief moved her ongoing power struggle with the state Board of Education into court Friday.
May 18, 2015
Fewer children in the state’s Women, Infants, and Children supplemental nutrition program are overweight and obese.
May 18, 2015
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things: a raucous past, ghosts, wine and historic homes. Many of those homes have been available as short term vacation rentals – until now. Officials recently told homeowners they’re in violation of Jerome’s planning and zoning regulations.
May 18, 2015
Last month, a college student in Georgia challenged young people to post videos of themselves defacing the American flag. Then an Eastern Arizona man responded by posting a video on Facebook calling for people to get a flag and display it proudly.
May 15, 2015

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