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Administrators say the school within Phoenix Maryvale High addresses a need in Phoenix's west side by targeting students looking for challenging coursework in public district schools without having to leave their neighborhood.
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May. 23, 2018
Las Vegas casinos could see tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts.
May. 23, 2018
Higher water and solid waste bills could be coming to Phoenix. During Tuesday’s policy session, council members approved a budget for fiscal year 2018-19, which includes a temporary staffing increase to clean up more homeless encampments.
May. 22, 2018
A Phoenix non-profit, with the help of a Mexican foundation, is offering loans to help lawful permanent residents pay their U.S. citizenship application fees.
May. 22, 2018
Tempe City Council has chosen nine projects to receive money from a one-time $500,000 Innovation Fund. The projects have diverse goals from helping people re-enter society after incarceration to learning more about the city’s wastewater.
May. 22, 2018
Phoenix will wade into the legal battle to block a question about citizenship from the upcoming U.S. Census as the City Council voted Tuesday to join either New York or California in one of the ongoing lawsuits against the federal government.
May. 22, 2018
The city of Tempe will soon start installing a new system to help the hard of hearing while they visit the library. Hearing loops send a clear stream of audio from the person speaking into a hearing aid or cochlear implant.
May. 22, 2018
Arizona State University will house Sen. John McCain’s complete archives.
May. 22, 2018
Arizona governor Doug Ducey joined four other Republican southern state governors at the White House Monday to discuss border security over dinner.
May. 22, 2018
Environmental groups are poised to block the the Trump administration's decision to auction off over 4,000 acres of public land for oil and gas development in northern Arizona.
May. 22, 2018
Since the 1960s, the U.S. has seen a number of African-American athletes who have been willing to express their political views — views that were often considered out of the mainstream or controversial.
May. 22, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Upholds Employer
The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, upheld a process known as 'mandatory arbitration,' which companies may use to bar workers from joining class action lawsuits.
May. 22, 2018
When you think about processed foods, you probably think about Cheetos or Doritos — the kinds of foods that you might not really know what’s in them. But processed foods aren’t all bad, according to biologist and science writer Nicola Temple.
May. 22, 2018
Amazon Prime members will soon have a new reason to shop at Whole Foods. The online giant says it’ll start giving Prime customers discounts at the grocer.
May. 22, 2018
The FDA has approved the first treatment to help people suffering withdrawal from opioids that is not, itself, an opioid.
May. 22, 2018
A temporary mayor will be needed until a new permanent one is elected and two sitting council members have expressed their intent to run for the position.
May. 22, 2018
Big changes are in the works for Margaret T. Hance Park.
May. 22, 2018
In the last several months, we’ve seen teachers walk out of schools demanding higher pay. And we’ve seen students walk out of class demanding stricter gun laws. But what about the parents in that equation?
May. 22, 2018
Diane Douglas, Arizona's superintendent of public instruction, is trying to limit the use of the word “evolution” in Arizona high schools.
May. 22, 2018
Since University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale was built, the area has been a regular part of the rotation for hosting the big game. But there used to be a detailed bidding process put together by a local committee. The NFL recently changed that.
May. 22, 2018

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