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Tucson is changing its job applications. The city is removing the question about a candidate’s criminal history.
October 23, 2014
The first case of Enterovirus has been confirmed in Arizona. The child, from Maricopa County, was hospitalized and has since recovered and been released. So now that EV-D68 is here, what does this news means to the parents of children and infants who could be at risk?
October 23, 2014
The World Series and the Arizona Fall League are both underway, but some Valley baseball fans are already looking ahead to Spring Training. And, if you’re an Oakland A’s fan, you’ve got a new spring home to look forward to.
October 23, 2014
Three tribes in Arizona have been awarded more than $600,000 to fund their education systems. The money is intended to support tribal control of their reservation's schools.
October 23, 2014
One of the items on this year's ballot is proposition 304, which would raise the salary for Arizona's legislators from $24,000 a year to $35,000 a year.
October 23, 2014
The Tucson City Council has approved an across-the-board reduction in parking-ticket fines, which were among the highest in Arizona.
October 23, 2014
A new Arizona appellate court ruling says that agreements calling for arbitration to decide claims stemming from a person's wrongful death aren't binding on heirs.
October 23, 2014
The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks.
October 23, 2014
A tractor-trailer rig crossed Interstate 10's median and collided with another vehicle in a fatal accident that closed the highway about halfway between Phoenix and Tucson for hours Thursday.
October 23, 2014
Maricopa County voters will be asked on Nov. 4 to approve a health care package that includes construction of a hospital to replace an aging medical center that serves low-income patients.
October 23, 2014
Phoenix police and mental health professionals are teaming up to better respond to people suffering from mental disease.
October 22, 2014
Mule deer and scaled quail are getting some help from the Arizona Game and Fish Department. The agency will spend a million dollars to improve their habitats. According to Game and Fish, both species are “below population objectives.”
October 22, 2014
A new method of paving has been successfully tested in other states and now Arizona is ready to try it to save drivers and the state money and fuel.
October 22, 2014
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced the launch of the TIP 4-1-1 initiative on Wednesday. Officials hope to use the text-based tip line to combat illegal prescription drug activity.
October 22, 2014
Last Friday, same-sex marriage became a legal reality in Arizona. So what goes into bringing about major social change? And what's still left to do in the realm of same-sex marriage?
October 22, 2014
Shanesha Taylor is the Phoenix single mom who was charged by prosecutors for leaving her children in the car while she attended a job interview. Her situation brings into focus the difficulties homeless people—especially those with children—have in searching for a job.
October 22, 2014
The term “science fiction” doesn’t always make sense because the fiction may not stay that way.
October 22, 2014
In recent weeks, Mary Coyle’s ice cream shop and Baker’s Nursery decided to go out of business. Are those developments part of Phoenix losing its authenticity?
October 22, 2014
Arizona’s budget deficit is growing even as the major party gubernatorial nominees Fred DuVal and Doug Ducey tout big fiscal plans. So what kind of shape are we really in?
October 22, 2014
This November, Arizona voters will choose between two very different candidates to be the new Superintendent of Public Instruction. It’s a position that has seen its share of controversy recently.
October 22, 2014

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