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Moody's Investors Services said in a credit outlook report Monday that the passage of Propositions 123 and 124 are "credit positives" for Arizona and its school districts.
May. 24, 2016
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Border Patrol by the family of a man killed near Douglas, Arizona in 2011. Judge James Soto found the shooting was justified.
May. 24, 2016
Calling money from Proposition 123 a nice start, education advocates are now demanding lawmakers restore the other $1.2 billion they say has been cut from K-12 funding since 2009.
May. 24, 2016
Phoenix Police Department
The initial 65 applicants seeking to become Phoenix's next police chief were whittled down to nine semifinalists and now to three finalists, including two current and former chiefs for Arizona's most populous city.
May. 24, 2016
The number of restaurants owned by women and people of color has increased significantly compared to the overall economy. From 2007 to 2012, the National Restaurant Association found women-owned restaurants increased 40 percent nationally compared to all businesses. In Arizona, women restaurant owners grew 71 percent, compared to 9 percent for all restaurants.
May. 24, 2016
Colorado City sign
A trial for members of a polygamous sect accused of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme will be delayed until October.
May. 24, 2016
Gold King Mine dump
New Mexico is suing the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater from a closed Colorado gold mine, seeking tens of millions of dollars for environmental and economic damage caused by the spill.
May. 24, 2016
John Cover
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill giving state officials power to regulate post-mortem body donation companies, but it could be up two years before they officially start.
May. 24, 2016
The report also cites U.S. and Mexican landowners on both sides of the border working together contributed to restoring the habitat.
May. 24, 2016
Followers of the Satanic Temple will not be allowed to give the opening prayer at an upcoming Scottsdale City Council meeting.
May. 23, 2016
Arizona State Schools For The Deaf And Blind logo
Annette Reichman will take over the century-old institution, which has more than 2,000 students. She is the first superintendent to be deaf and also have limited vision.
May. 23, 2016
american flag
Refugees face dramatic challenges as they’re forced to leave their home countries and land in unfamiliar places that may or may not be welcoming.
May. 23, 2016
lake mead
The Southwest drought continues, and its impact is being felt in Lake Mead. The Colorado River reservoir has shrunk to its lowest levels since the completion of Hoover Dam in 1936. The lake is only 37 percent full.
May. 23, 2016
Prison cell
More than a year after a settlement was approved, the federal judge involved in Parsons v. Ryan has found that prisoners in the state still aren’t getting acceptable healthcare.
May. 23, 2016
Salad
A Phoenix-based company is recalling pre-packaged salads over fears of listeria.
May. 23, 2016
For nearly 50 years, Arizona State University students have stopped at a Tempe bookstore to pick up school supplies. But the decades-long tradition will soon come to an end.
May. 23, 2016
baby doctor
Postpartum depression is vastly underdiagnosed. A new study concludes that women are not being screened often enough — or at all — for the disorder.
May. 23, 2016
Jerry Cramer
We continue our celebration of the working life by looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about.
May. 23, 2016
proposition 123 sign
The votes have been counted and Proposition 123 has been approved by the voters. Now, advocates for the education funding bill are ready to move on to the next phase.
May. 23, 2016
The state high court is scheduled to rule on whether hospitals can go after lawsuit settlements to get full reimbursement for costs of providing care for patients covered by the state's Medicaid program.
May. 23, 2016

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