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An architect of the school voucher expansion plan promised to lift restrictions before they are written to expire.
Apr. 10, 2017
State officials are taking an in-depth look at a first-term southwestern Arizona legislator's campaign finances after a preliminary audit conducted on a random basis raised multiple questions about spending and accounting.
Apr. 10, 2017
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A two-year study on NAU football players shows promise for medical experts evaluating concussions using remote technology.
Apr. 10, 2017
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The Mexican government says it has started the process of giving residency permits to 588 Cuban migrants who have been stranded in the border city of Nuevo Laredo since the U.S. 'changed its immigration policy in January.
Apr. 10, 2017
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Law enforcement agents and prosecutors on the Navajo Nation have joined forces to advocate for the creation of a public safety fund to help deal with an increase in violent crime.
Apr. 10, 2017
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The Arizona Senate is set to vote on legislation allowing city residents to fire small-caliber guns loaded with tiny pellets normally used to shoot rats or snakes for any reason.
Apr. 10, 2017
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Alternative energy companies, including wind and solar, are struggling to find long-term growth strategies.
Apr. 10, 2017
Lake Mead
Water levels in Lake Mead are about eight feet higher than last year at this time, and regulators said it’s due to water being kept in the lake.
Apr. 10, 2017
Nearly $600,000 is now available in Arizona to give to nonprofit groups that offer child abuse prevention programs.
Apr. 10, 2017
People innately have the values to understand how humans are impacting the globe and talk to others about solutions, a Texas climate scientist and evangelical Christian says. She’s bringing her message to the University of Arizona Wednesday.
Apr. 10, 2017
University of Arizona
The Arizona Board of Regents approved a nearly $1 million total compensation package Friday for Robert C. Robbins, who will begin as University of Arizona president June 1.
Apr. 10, 2017
Cotton acreage reached a historic low just two years ago in Arizona, as prices plummeted and farmers planted fewer than a 100,000 acres of cotton.
Apr. 10, 2017
The Corruptour
The 'Corruptour' is a weekly bus tour that shows off what organizers say are Mexico City’s monuments to graft, fraud and impunity.
Apr. 10, 2017
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While politicians in Arizona debate the possibility of more regulations on abortions, in the Dominican Republic, in contrast, the debate centers on its legalization. But recent pro-life policies in the United States could reverse course for Dominican health services.
Apr. 10, 2017
By the end of this year, Intel expects to start working again on Fab 42. Construction at the Chandler-based fabrication plant was put on hold a few years ago after sales of its microprocessors dropped. Now, company officials say Arizona is on track to house the world’s most advanced semiconductor factory in the world.
Apr. 10, 2017
Several businesses across the Valley are involved in a new campaign focused on state discrimination laws. Organizers are using billboards to get their message across over the next two months.
Apr. 10, 2017
People who owned single-family homes in Arizona last year paid more than $3 billion in property taxes. The bulk of that cash — more than $2 billion — came from the Valley where the average bill was $1,900.
Apr. 8, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
The U.S. Senate chose to go "nuclear" and confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a judge to the U.S. Supreme Court. Arizona’s senators are both happy with the confirmation but have mixed feelings on how it happened.
Apr. 8, 2017
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Tempe will be dramatically expanding access to free pre-kindergarten next year. The move is part of a two year pilot program recently approved by the Tempe City Council.
Apr. 8, 2017
Three years ago, a priest was shot to death and another clergyman was badly beaten at a Catholic church in Phoenix. On Friday, homeless man was sentenced to life in prison for the crimes.
Apr. 7, 2017

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