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A man convicted of starting a deadly Tucson hotel fire almost 45 years ago has filed a lawsuit against the city and Pima County. He entered a plea agreement two years ago that set aside his conviction and allowed him to go free.
February 05, 2015
Clowns and hospitals are two things I try to stay far, far away from, but that’s not the case for everyone. For one Valley clown and self-proclaimed Giggle Therapist, it’s just another day’s work.
February 05, 2015
This week, a convention of predator hunters is gathering in Tucson. The group, called Predator Masters, hunts such animals as coyotes and raccoon and has drawn national criticism for what critics say amount to killing contests.
February 05, 2015
Look out “Serial,” you now have some podcasting competition, courtesy of a southern Arizona town.
February 05, 2015
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has released a kind of tease — the first photos from its Pluto mission.
February 05, 2015
The director of the state Corrections Department this week started pitching lawmakers on a new 3,000-bed private prison. That plan was met with skepticism from some legislators on both sides of the aisle. But State Senator John Kavanagh, a Fountain Hills Republican, was not one of them.
February 05, 2015
The Southern Arizona town of Tubac has started using a new currency.
February 05, 2015
For many parents, the decision to vaccinate is a frightening one. But instead of skipping vaccines altogether, some parents are opting to following a modified schedule. But there are risks to this “pick and choose” approach.
February 05, 2015
The group Local First Arizona wants to help businesses in the state buy more products and services from other Arizona companies.
February 05, 2015
The NFL season officially ended on Sunday with the Super Bowl and the Patriots have had their victory parade in Boston, but there are still some signs of the big game and the events that led up to it around downtown Phoenix.
February 05, 2015
The Goldwater Institute is asking the United States Supreme Court to review the decision of an Arizona court, upholding the state Board of Cosmetology’s ban on fish pedicures.
February 05, 2015
A Senate panel voted yesterday to increase legislative terms by two years.
February 05, 2015
A state Senate panel yesterday voted to enact Arizona’s first-ever law banning texting while driving.
February 05, 2015
Health officials have confirmed the first pediatric influenza death of the season in Maricopa County.
February 05, 2015
Officials with the Tonto National Forest are under orders to change a proposal allowing the use of helicopters to manage Bighorn Sheep. Environmentalists are applauding the decision.
February 05, 2015
A House panel voted Wednesday to make it easier for Arizonan’s to buy a Tesla.
February 05, 2015
The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office is trying to make Craigslist deals safer.
February 04, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton’s re-election campaign kicked off on Tuesday night.
February 04, 2015
The W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU is introducing the Large Landowner Initiative, which is intended to combine the interests of the public, the real estate industry and the government, among others.
February 04, 2015
Marijuana has been legalized for either medicinal or recreational use in 23 states and Washington, D.C. The United States Department of Justice recently released a memo saying it would treat American Indian tribes the same way it treats states that have legalized pot.
February 04, 2015

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