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Following months of meetings and conversations, Arizona’s Task Force on Fair Justice for All has issued its report that includes 65 abbreviated recommendations. A number of them are focused are making the justice system more affordable.
Aug. 19, 2016
The U.S. Justice Department has decided to stop using private prisons – in an announcement this week, the agency said it concluded they’re less efficient and less safe than government-run prisons.
Aug. 19, 2016
health
Phoenix has announced city employees will be covered for transgender related treatment under its healthcare plans.
Aug. 19, 2016
Chandler Symphony Orchestra - 4
Musical tastes are dramatically different and songs—and how they come about—evolve and change over the years, from classical to jazz to rock to hip hop.
Aug. 19, 2016
The Goldwater Institute this week filed suit against Chandler, over the city’s sign code. The institute is representing a group of property and business owners, who argue the rules violate their constitutional rights to free speech and equal protection.
Aug. 19, 2016
There are more than 250 sources of methane in the Four Corners area, but that a small number of them are responsible for about half of the emissions.
Aug. 19, 2016
Carolyn Contreras works with a large caseload of students across the county who have landed themselves in court for truancy or other issues. They work—one phone call at a time—to help get them back in the classroom.
Aug. 19, 2016
police academy
Peoria Police Department holds an annual academy for residents to learn about the department and law enforcement.
Aug. 19, 2016
lice bug
Whenever children head back to school, a pest crawls back into the spotlight. Head lice are well known, but trying to figure out how to get rid of them has many parents scratching their heads.
Aug. 19, 2016
Thousands of voters have received two ballots in the mail.
Aug. 19, 2016
There are currently more than 1,300 child support warrants active in Maricopa County.
Aug. 19, 2016
Bloom dispensaries marijuana
The judge ruled that opponents of Proposition 205 cannot challenge the initiative because of changes to the law that would limit such lawsuits.
Aug. 19, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
The move comes just a day after Greg Miller resigned not only as president of the board but entirely from the 11 member panel following more than a year of public disputes with state schools chief Diane Douglas.
Aug. 19, 2016
oyster mushrooms
Sorry, desert dwellers. You're going to have to head north. Although wild mushrooms also can be found in the desert, they're almost always poisonous.
Aug. 19, 2016
ASU sign
Though Meningitis B is treatable, it can still be life threatening.
Aug. 19, 2016
As Fall approaches, the Valley’s hotels and restaurants are gearing up for a busy tourist season this year. Officials in several valley cities expect tourism to finally reach pre-recession levels.
Aug. 19, 2016
New Mexico's flag
New Mexico State University in Las Cruces is one of 12 grantees slated to receive a sun belt grant.
Aug. 19, 2016
mosquito
Health officials say Maricopa County has reported its first two deaths this season from the West Nile Virus. More than two dozen people have been infected in the county so far this year.
Aug. 18, 2016
The photos are part of a class action lawsuit that was filed to pressure the agency to clean up the conditions within its holding cells.
Aug. 18, 2016
Though Arizona has 11 privately operated prisons and detention facilities, none of their contracts are expected to be impacted by Thursday’s Justice Department announcement to phase out contracts with private prisons.
Aug. 18, 2016

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