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Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Maricopa County needs legal help to fight the Arizona Diamondbacks’ lawsuit to leave Chase Field, and it might pay for the courtroom battle using money from the baseball team.
Jan. 10, 2017
Sinema
One of the few elected Democrats in Arizona is hoping to save a federal program that helps the children of immigrants.
Jan. 10, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Monday’s State of the State address included Governor Doug Ducey touching on drug abuse and addiction. To learn more about the current state of opioid addiction, we spoke with Peggy Chase, CEO of Terros Health.
Jan. 10, 2017
Pierson Place Historic District
How do communities evolve? How do we truly become communities — with common goals and objectives, even as our approaches, our histories, our mindsets may vary?
Jan. 10, 2017
Thom Reilly
Child abuse and the rising number of Arizona kids in foster care have been in the headlines in our state for years now. That number is now as high as 18,000 children in Arizona’s child-welfare system.
Jan. 10, 2017
Debbie Lesko
Senate Appropriations Chair Republican Debbie Lesko talks about what she really liked from the State of the State address.
Jan. 10, 2017
phoenix council budget vote
On Tuesday afternoon, the Phoenix City Council will receive what’s called an Early Budget Status update for the 2017-18 fiscal year. To learn more, we spoke with Jeff Barton. He is Budget and Research director for the city of Phoenix.
Jan. 10, 2017
Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve heard about Macy’s closing 68 of a planned 100 stores across the country and The Limited closing all 250 of its stores. With some big retailers downsizing, we wanted to get a sense of the landscape for the Valley.
Jan. 10, 2017
Food
Phoenix is or is not a food town. Dining critic Patricia Escarcega talks about the city's food scene, while food journalist Gwen Ashley Walters offers another perspective.
Jan. 10, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey gave his State of the State address Monday. In it, he outlined several proposals for improving K-12 education and called for restoring a year’s worth of cash assistance for low-income families.
Jan. 10, 2017
Arizona has been criticized for falling behind when it comes to K-12 education, in part because of funding. And the state’s public universities have had to make changes in the wake of budget cuts that put deep slices into funding the institutions of higher education receive.
Jan. 10, 2017
Dwarf planet Ceres
The finding, which was published in the Jan. 6 edition of the journal Science, is consistent with earlier models, and provides valuable clues to how Ceres formed.
Jan. 10, 2017
In his State of the State address, Gov. Doug Ducey said that he is “ready to make a commitment educators can take to the bank." The Governor focused most of the address on public education.
Jan. 10, 2017
attorney general logo
Two valley brothers pleaded guilty in an employment scheme that took nearly $200,000 from job applicants.
Jan. 10, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Not willing to put it off until the last minute, Arizona’s Legislative Democrats proposed asking voters as soon as possible to extend and expand a special sales tax that funds education.
Jan. 10, 2017
Earth
A University of Arizona camera circling Mars turned its eye toward its home planet in November and got a stunning image of Earth and the moon.
Jan. 10, 2017
Handgun
The Arizona Supreme Court is set to consider a case marking the first use of a new state law that withholds state funds from cities if they enact laws conflicting with state laws.
Jan. 10, 2017
food bank
Mexico’s winter vegetable season is in full swing, and buyers from around the world are poised to shop for the produce in warehouses on the U.S. side. But not all of that produce will make it to stores.
Jan. 10, 2017
monsanto
Representatives from agricultural giant Monsanto came out to Pima County Monday night to hear from residents about a plan to build a greenhouse in the area. Locals spoke out against the proposed agreement that would support efforts to lower the company’s property taxes.
Jan. 10, 2017
The Phoenix City Council will decide whether to expand bus-service hours for the second time in less than a year when it meets on Wednesday.
Jan. 10, 2017

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