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Nationwide, states adopted more than 430 immigration-related bills and resolutions last year, a 64 percent increase from 2012.
January 21, 2014
You’ve got to be good or as bad as the devil...Even if we had two, three days off I still had to blow that horn a few hours to keep up the chops." Interview by Michael Aisner, 1964.
January 21, 2014
The Arizona legislature is only in the second week of its new session and already has a new member. A vacancy occurred when a Tucson state senator resigned on the first day of the session.
January 21, 2014
The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor warned western states cannot expect any relief from the ongoing drought. The dry spell will further strain the region's water supply.
January 21, 2014
A long-held belief about trees is apparently wrong.
January 21, 2014
When Phoenix Democratic Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor leaves the legislature early next year to run for Secretary of State, it will mark the first time in 60 years there will be no black member of the Arizona Legislature.
January 21, 2014
As the Winter Olympics approach, concerns continue about the security of athletes and spectators in Sochi, Russia.
January 21, 2014
A 20-year Marine veteran, now a state lawmaker, wants to give Arizona companies a break for hiring unemployed veterans.
January 21, 2014
Tony Mure of the Phoenix Fire Department says the incident started when some cylinders of compressed gas fell off a flatbed truck onto the roadway, causing vehicles to swerve to avoid them, and resulting in a chain-reaction crash.
January 21, 2014
The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will visit the Southwest this week for a tour of border operations.
January 20, 2014
The battle over how to spend the state’s money gets underway in earnest this week, as lawmakers start to pick apart the budget plan they were sent Friday by Gov. Jan Brewer.
January 20, 2014
One of the biggest supporters of the Affordable Care Act, Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, is admitting the health insurance website still has a lot of problems.
January 20, 2014
Residents of a South Phoenix neighborhood are attempting to inspire change with a community cleanup on Martin Luther King Day.
January 20, 2014
Police in Tucson said their renewed efforts to find a missing six-year-old girl has yielded some possible tips.
January 20, 2014
Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency has been reinvented, and lawmakers are hoping to use what has been working in other states to safeguard Arizona’s children.
January 20, 2014
Conservationists plan to sue the federal government over seven of the Southwest’s scaly and slimy creatures.
January 20, 2014
An Arizona lawmaker wants to require a judge’s approval for the release of autopsy photos and videos.
January 20, 2014
Sometimes medical doctors are just like you and me. They make decisions about their own health that do not always add up, scientifically speaking.
January 20, 2014
Across the country the legal landscape for same-sex marriage is changing, and fast. In the Southwest in recent weeks, courts in New Mexico and Utah have delivered victories to gay marriage proponents. Now in neighboring Arizona, some gay and lesbian couples are challenging their state’s definition of marriage.
January 18, 2014
Safety experts in Phoenix on Friday recommended changes to the way football helmets are tested. The national committee that sets helmet safety standards for all levels of play was in town for its biannual conference.
January 17, 2014

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