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Fire Bans Lifted In All Maricopa Parks
The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation department lifted all fire bans Friday morning so visitors can again use campfires, fire pits and charcoal grills.
Aug. 31, 2018
Holiday Traffic Expected Labor Day Weekend
There will be no construction-related closures on Arizona highways this holiday weekend, but ADOT still expects heavy traffic and delays as travelers head up North or to California.
Aug. 31, 2018
The Takeaway: As Distrust Grows, Who
According to Gallup, the average trust in institutions like the presidency, public schools, the Supreme Court and organized religion is just 33 percent. The institutions Americans most trust, and one of the only institutions with more than 50 percent confidence, is the military.
Aug. 31, 2018
#RedForEd Organizers Mobilize After Ruling
The Invest in Education Act would have raised income taxes on the wealthy. But the measure would’ve also removed inflationary protections for lower-income taxpayers.
Aug. 31, 2018
AZ Memorial For McCain Filled With Heartfelt Remembrance, Laughs
Thousands packed into North Phoenix Baptist Church Thursday morning for the state’s final memorial event for Sen. John McCain. Many attendees were state leaders, two dozen were sitting U.S. senators, and about 1,000 were everyday people who’d requested free tickets to say goodbye to an Arizona icon.
Special Coverage: Remembering The Life Of Sen. McCain
Aug. 31, 2018
Hoover Dam Tours To Be Limited Due To Renovations
Officials say there will be fewer Hoover Dam tours as work begins on renovations to the visitor center and guest elevators at the iconic structure.
Aug. 31, 2018
Beating The Clock And Crowds To Give A Final Farewell
About a dozen faithful Arizonans stood outside the entrance to the Air National Guard Base to see Sen. John McCain's casket leave on Air Force Two.
Aug. 30, 2018
Eloy Faces $40M Lawsuit Over Toddler
The city of Eloy is facing a $40 million lawsuit. Litigants in the case say they're also targeting Immigration and Customs Enforcement as well as the massive private detention center corporation that runs facilities in Arizona known as CoreCivic.
Aug. 30, 2018
Republic
Being a columnist is one of the top ambitions for many people in the newspaper business. It’s the chance to express opinions on any number of topics — to, as some writers have said it, “come in and shoot the wounded.”
Aug. 30, 2018
Trade Deal Raises Questions For The Auto Industry
After the Trump administration announced a trade deal with Mexico on Monday, automakers saw their shares go up, largely out of relief that some kind of deal had been reached. But, is the news all good for the American car industry?
Aug. 30, 2018
Invest In Ed Pulled Off Arizona
Voters will not decide in November whether to increase taxes on some Arizonans to fund education. The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon ruled the Invest in Education initiative would not be on the ballot.
Aug. 30, 2018
Which Arizona Ballot Measures Are Left?
InvestinEd and Dark Money are off, but Clean Energy will appear.
Aug. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: In Good Or Bad Times, American Paychecks Don
Ahead of Labor Day, we explore the state of wages for American workers.
Aug. 30, 2018
UA Scientists Must Release Emails On Climate Change
An organization that questions the role of humans in climate change is going to get access to the emails and records of work done by two scientists at the University of Arizona in its bid to argue that their research is flawed.
Aug. 30, 2018
Phoenix Memorial Service Honors Life, Legacy Of Sen. John McCain
Arizonans lined the streets and mourners gathered at a church Thursday as a motorcade carrying Sen. John McCain's body left the state Capitol for a second day of memorial services for the maverick politician, former prisoner of war and two-time presidential candidate. The ceremony at North Phoenix Baptist Church began at 10 a.m.
Video: Memorial | Special Coverage: Remembering The Life Of Sen. McCain
Aug. 30, 2018
Everyone Has A John McCain Story
Hours before Arizona Sen. John McCain was lying in state at the Capitol, American flags were springing up on the roadside in Phoenix. Arizonans were paying tribute to a lost son.
Aug. 30, 2018
A Salute And Song For Sen. John McCain
Arizona Department of Public Safety estimated there were more than 7,500 people who came to the Capitol to honor McCain Wednesday. McCain's staff reported more than 15,000 people.
Aug. 30, 2018
Auditory Illusions Offer Insights Into Music, Evolution And The Brain
Human hearing is a marvel of nature; but like all senses, it can be fooled. Yet auditory illusions have much to teach us about music, evolution and the brain.
Aug. 30, 2018
Pinal Court Orders Johnson Utility To Turnover Control Of Bank Accounts
A Pinal County Superior Court judge has ordered the owner of an east valley utility company to hand over financial operations by tomorrow or face jail time.
Aug. 29, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Kicks #InvestInEd Off Ballot
The brief, filed Wednesday, said the way the education funding initiative was worded, "creates a danger of confusion." The court also said the proposition didn't include wording to keep in indexing, a process to adjust tax brackets for inflation.
Aug. 29, 2018

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