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The so-called Uber-bill was one of the more contentious of last year's session and was ultimately vetoed by then-Gov. Jan Brewer. Lengthy negotiations between insurers, ride-hailing and taxi firms in the 2015 legislative session led to a deal.
April 10, 2015
The rocks and other materials at Arizona's Mining and Mineral Museum will continue to gather dust after Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a measure Thursday to reopen the museum, which closed in 2011.
April 10, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill eliminating the state Weights and Measures Department and moving its jobs into the agriculture and transportation departments.
April 10, 2015
Name something or someone connected to Arizona. The Grand Canyon or maybe Barry Goldwater. A statue of an important person who once stood in our nation’s capitol now stands at the state library.
April 10, 2015
Peoria students will still have school five days a week. After eight weeks of debate, the Peoria Unified School District governing board decided Thursday to cut the $1.7 million in other ways.
April 09, 2015
With the spotlight on police shootings around the country, many departments are relying more heavily on so-called “less than lethal” force to subdue arrestees. New research shows the effects of tasers may last longer than previously thought.
April 09, 2015
It’s the road that separates the streets from the avenues. And it runs through some of Phoenix’s most well-known neighborhoods. We’ve been traveling up Central Avenue from South Mountain to North Mountain in our series “Central, PHX.”
April 09, 2015
Arizona State hired Hurley to replace Herb Sendek on Thursday, hoping the cerebral-yet-passionate former point guard can lead the Sun Devils to consistent success.
April 09, 2015
Listen to the sounds of Seth Levine calling a square dance at Lost Leaf bar and gallery in downtown Phoenix.
April 09, 2015
The Scottsdale City Council recently moved to issue a request for qualifications to gauge interest in the concept of the Desert Discovery Center.
April 09, 2015
Grid Bike Share launched in November of last year, enabling Phoenicians to rent the apple-green bikes with that signature smiley face on the basket. Program officials say they’ve seen a steady increase in membership since the Super Bowl, with about 200 new members signing up each week.
April 09, 2015
The town of Ajo in southwestern Arizona has been working to transform itself into an arts community. Tracy Taft, executive director of the International Sonoran Desert Alliance said the town center screams arts and culture, with a plaza on two acres dating to the early 1900s.
April 09, 2015
This year’s Celebrity Fight Night that was held a few weeks ago raised about $7 million for charities, including the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. But the charity also paid out a lot of money to its founder.
April 09, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton delivered his annual State of the City address Wednesday, but he did not mention the city’s projected fiscal troubles.
April 09, 2015
John Hoffner is Southwest News Editor for the Associated Press in Arizona and said in 2011 the sheriff’s office reopened several cases to try to get a handle on them.
April 09, 2015
The perimeter security fence at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has been breached a dozen times in the last 11 years according to a new Associated Press Investigation. A total of 268 breaches were found at the nation’s 31 major airports.
April 09, 2015
According to the Yuma Police Department, more than one third of accidents last year were the result of distracted drivers.
April 09, 2015
A new report is showing an increase in the amount of roadside trash found along Valley highways.
April 09, 2015
Arizona is headed to federal court again to defend what could be an unconstitutional law aimed at protecting people from former lovers.
April 09, 2015
Ducey will deliver remarks at the Board of Regents meeting on Thursday. The appearance comes about five weeks after he signed a state budget that cut 13 percent from state university funding.
April 09, 2015

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