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Arizona has statewide records of 12 million controlled substance prescriptions that were written and filled last year.
January 19, 2015
Prescott Valley police say a senior police official resigned after learning he was under investigation in the theft of prescription drugs from an evidence room.
January 19, 2015
The number of Tempe 8th grade students consuming alcohol has decreased in the past four years. This is according to a survey by the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
January 19, 2015
Deported youth in Mexico feel angry and forgotten. A group of them wants to be included in the United States debate on immigration reform.
January 19, 2015
Gas prices continue to drop. The latest report from AAA shows the prices have hit a new low.
January 19, 2015
The city of Tucson is hoping to take Gov. Doug Ducey’s call to fill empty schools and classrooms a step further.
January 19, 2015
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally announced her involvement in a border security bill. This comes as the House has passed a bill that approves funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
January 19, 2015
Arizona lawmakers have introduced a bill that would protect the LGBT community from employment discrimination, the same legislation that has failed to pass several times. With same-sex marriage now legal in Arizona, lawmakers are hoping to be successful, while some conservative groups vow to put up another fight.
January 19, 2015
The Valley of the Sun is a phrase associated with the Phoenix area, but many in the business community would like the term Silicon Desert to catch on.
January 16, 2015
There are only a handful of bands that truly stand the test of time and resonate with fans spanning across the globe and the generations. Bands like The Beatles, The Ronettes and the Ramones. Longtime drummer for the group and one of its only surviving members, Marky Ramone, wrote a book titled “Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone” that came out this week.
January 16, 2015
The Pistoleros have been a fixture of the Valley music scene for over 20 years and is probably best known for its role in Tempe's jangle pop scene of the 1990s. Now the band is releasing its first album in 10 years, "Shine."
January 16, 2015
Football helmets for professional, collegiate and high school athletes will now have to be tested by a third party in order to certify they meet safety standards.
January 16, 2015
It’s been an up-and-down week for one of Arizona’s five C’s. Copper fell to a five-year low on Wednesday and then rebounded the next day — posting its biggest one-day percentage gain in four months.
January 16, 2015
President Obama is pushing Congress to require employers to offer their workers up to seven days of paid sick leave per year.
January 16, 2015
A pair of new reports released this morning detail the impacts families have felt from the loss of the KidsCare health care program for low-income families.
January 16, 2015
There may be no medals at the finish line of the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday. For now, medals are in shipping limbo and they and may not arrive in time.
January 16, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey is unveiling his budget and it’s expected to detail how he plans to fill in an approximately half-billion-dollar gap in the current year’s budget, and around a $1 billion deficit in the fiscal year starting in July.
January 16, 2015
The federal government doesn't have the budget to upgrade all of the nation's outdated border crossings. But a new program allows it to accept donations from entities willing to do the work and raise the funds.
January 16, 2015
In two separate letters signed by six of Arizona’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., lawmakers are urging a federal inquiry into third-party solar leasing companies for deceptive marketing practices and encouraging risky leases for consumers. But at least one of those letters was originally drafted by an employee of Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest utility.
January 16, 2015
It’s among several buildings in downtown Phoenix that date to the early 20th Century and it has been the home to several of Arizona’s most famous leaders.
January 16, 2015

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