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Voters in Maricopa County rejected about half of the 36 education funding measures on Tuesday’s ballot. Many voters are still uncomfortable paying higher taxes to support education.
November 05, 2013
Phoenix voters narrowly elected Laura Pastor to serve as Councilwoman for the city’s District 4, and Kate Gallego cruised to victory in District 8.
November 05, 2013
Extreme drought, dust storms and wildfires could overwhelm the state’s transportation infrastructure. Now the Arizona Department of Transportation is studying where it may be vulnerable.
November 05, 2013
Poverty in the United States is no longer relegated to the ghettos and barrios of the inner cities. Today, more poor people can be found living in the suburbs than the cities.
November 05, 2013
Gov. Jan Brewer will lead a trade delegation to Taiwan this week. This follows a similar to trip to India in August.
November 05, 2013
Dozens of Arizona law enforcement officers are in D.C. this week. The group is there for special training on sex trafficking.
November 05, 2013
Since 1980, when the first meatpacking plant was built in Garden City, immigrants and refugees have streamed into town, lured here by the promise of steady – if brutally hard – work and a better life.
November 05, 2013
Your holiday flight to visit the relatives could end up costing a lot more than it should this winter.
November 05, 2013
A traffic stop on Monday, on the I-10 south of Chandler, resulted in the arrest of a Mexican National the Department of Public Safety says may have been on his way to deliver supplies to a Mexican cartel operating in the desert.
November 05, 2013
Arizona State football coach Todd Graham and his son, Bo, had a recruiting trip they won’t soon forget, as they traveled to Texas this weekend to look at a prospect.
November 05, 2013
Petitions for political asylum from Mexican nationals have quadrupled since 2009. There's little chance of gaining asylum.
November 05, 2013
An attorney for Republican interests wants the Arizona Supreme Court to allow higher campaign donation limits to take effect while arguments over their legality are taking place.
November 05, 2013
The U.S. State Department will announce a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of former Mexican cartel boss Rafael Caro Quintero.
November 05, 2013
Apple has selected Arizona as the location for its newest manufacturing facility. The plant will be located in the vacant First Solar Factory in Mesa.
November 04, 2013
About 30 school districts in Maricopa County are asking voters to support overrides and bonds that would subsidize school funding on Tuesday. But it's unclear how many voters will participate in this off-year election.
November 04, 2013
Southern California Congressman Darrell Issa is rumored to be cooking up his own immigration reform proposal. It’s reportedly designed to find some middle ground in the contentious debate over providing legal status to the more than 11 million immigrants in the country illegally.
November 04, 2013
For centuries, immigrants in search of a better life have settled in America’s largest cities. Now small, rural towns have become a key frontier for new arrivals. These small towns, however, struggle to provide the social services needed by such a diverse population, a population largely invisible to most Americans.
November 04, 2013
Heroin is the reigning king of drugs in New Mexico. From overdoses to prosecutions, heroin is wreaking havoc, and to make matters worse, it’s cheaper, purer, and easier to buy than ever.
November 04, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of America’s children are having a tough time achieving necessary skills by third grade.
November 04, 2013
With the holiday season fast approaching, AAA Arizona is sounding the alarm about drowsy driving.
November 04, 2013

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