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The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 26 this summer. But to this day, a majority of businesses are not compliant, according to federal estimates. And here in Arizona that’s led one organization to take enforcement into its own hands.
Aug. 9, 2016
Dr. Matthew Glasser
Researchers recently published the most complete map of the human brain to date, offering new potential for studying neurological diseases.
Aug. 9, 2016
A measles outbreak that shuttered an immigrant detention facility in Pinal County, Arizona and sickened 22 people is officially over, health officials announced.
Aug. 9, 2016
arpaio
The Maricopa County sheriff has raised close to $10 million in his bid for a seventh term— a stunning collection of campaign riches for a local police race, much of it contributed by a devoted base of backers who live outside Arizona.
Aug. 9, 2016
Solar installation
This week Arizona’s public utilities commission will take up a request by a small utility to raise rates and change the way some customers are billed.
Aug. 9, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
Hillcrest Academy closed abruptly, notifying parents in an email the day before school started last week that it would not open this school year.
Aug. 9, 2016
One of the things Sadler loves most about the river is the escape from life above the rim. But a significant event that occurred during a 16-day rowing trip she just couldn’t ignore.
Aug. 8, 2016
polling place sign
The Maricopa County Recorder’s office received some complaints last week after ASU students learned there will not be an on-campus polling location on election day.
Aug. 8, 2016
navajo nation seal
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has signed an emergency declaration days after devastating flooding.
Aug. 8, 2016
There is a shortage of private pilots around the country, and around the state. An Arizona group is trying to increase the ranks.
Aug. 8, 2016
Maybe you bring your dress shirts and slacks to the cleaners before work and pick them up on your way home. But what goes on between those times?
Aug. 8, 2016
Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission logo
Earlier this summer, Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order banning state agencies and departments from hiring contract lobbyists. At the same time, he set up a system for those agencies to request an exemption from that order.
Aug. 8, 2016
The pomp and ceremony – not to mention protests – of the opening ceremonies are over, and it’s officially game on in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. BBC Sports reporter Ade Adedoyin is there covering the games.
Aug. 8, 2016
Building permits for new homes in Buckeye have now reached pre-recession levels, but that’s not the case for much of Arizona.
Aug. 8, 2016
Rain on a window
Phoenix isn't known for its abundant rainfall. But that doesn't mean there haven't been some very wet years.
Aug. 8, 2016
The state's junior U.S. senator is warning that Arizona could do something in November it hasn't done in 20 years if Donald Trump doesn't change his tone and tenor. I.e. Vote blue in the presidential election.
Aug. 8, 2016
Art classroom
After the passage of Proposition 123, $3.5 billion in additional funding has begun to flow into classrooms around the state. Many districts, however, are still short teachers as the new school year starts.
Aug. 8, 2016
In the dog days of summer in Arizona, many people escape the heat for a float down the river. Most return home with a good story. In Flagstaff, river guides often take great pride in the craft of weaving a good yarn. In our series, "Arizona River Stories," we'll hear tales from five of these storytellers.
Aug. 8, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Republican-controlled state Legislature voted earlier this year to expand the court to seven members.
Aug. 8, 2016
Drone Over Smoke
In addition to regulating drone activity in the airspace around an emergency situation, a new law also makes it illegal to intentionally photograph things like prisons and dams.
Aug. 8, 2016

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