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Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter
As competition grows stiffer to create jobs in Arizona and with big data becoming increasingly more important, the Center for the Future of Arizona and the Arizona Commerce Authority have responded by launching the Arizona Job Creation Progress Meter.
May. 27, 2016
helped wanted sign
The cover story of the latest edition of the Phoenix Business Journal takes a closer look at how many job openings in Arizona are being filled by residents and which hires are from out of state.
May. 27, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has agreed to a list of proposed remedies after a federal judge found him and three of his aides in contempt of court. Meanwhile, lawyers for the plaintiffs in the case are asking the judge to refer the case to a prosecutor to pursue criminal charges.
May. 27, 2016
Football field
This month, the Washington Post published the results of a survey it conducted, finding nine out of 10 Native Americans are not offended by the Washington Redskins name.
May. 27, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona residents have to earn more than $17 an hour to afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment. The state’s minimum wage is $8.05 an hour. According to a new report, that means there are a lot of Arizonans struggling to find affordable housing.
May. 27, 2016
Pima County Logo
Pima County has won a lawsuit against the state over Arizona shifting a tax burden onto the county.
May. 27, 2016
classroom
Arizona schools will see a change in how they get their letter grades in the next couple of school years.
May. 27, 2016
Gov. Jan Brewer and  John Halikowski
We’re at the beginning of a public comment period for a proposed freeway that would span from Nogales to Wickenburg.
May. 27, 2016
report it poster
New apps aim to help parents and school tackle bullying, but their success relies on school culture.
May. 27, 2016
Arizona health officials have confirmed two cases of measles in the state. Both individuals were associated with the private Eloy Detention Center, which houses detainees from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
May. 27, 2016
Christopher Simcox
A former border vigilante on trial for sex crimes is expected to testify in his own defense next week.
May. 27, 2016
Fossil Creek
Fossil Creek is a popular destination. So much so that the Coconino and Tonto National Forests require visitors to make a reservation to visit the creek. But if you’re planning to purchase a permit for this weekend, you’re out of luck.
May. 27, 2016
ground breaking ceremony
Banner Health marked the start of a half-billion dollars’ worth of construction projects in Tucson Thursday when earth was turned for a new tower adjacent to University Medical Center.
May. 27, 2016
Governor Doug Ducey says he's confident Arizona schools will soon see the millions of dollars promised with the passage of Proposition 123. That's despite concerns raised by critics like State Treasurer Jeff Dewit who contend the referendum could be illegal and have asked the state attorney general for his opinion.
May. 27, 2016
No state has embraced solar energy quite like California, but these days more and more of that clean power is going across state lines to Arizona.
May. 27, 2016
People at Sky Harbor
A city of Phoenix memo reveals passengers who face private screeners at San Francisco’s airport are experiencing similar wait times as passengers who face TSA screeners at Sky Harbor Airport.
May. 27, 2016
Roadside fires are more common than you might think, especially when conditions are dry and windy like they are now. Several local, state and federal agencies want to educate drivers about the risks this Memorial Day weekend.
May. 27, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
Long security lines at most major airports have left fliers bracing for the worst, especially with the upcoming holiday weekend. Checkpoints at Sky Harbor should be adequately staffed… at least that’s what TSA is saying.
May. 27, 2016
coding-academy
The Phoenix Union High School District has two schools they call “small specialty schools.” Those are Bioscience High School and Franklin Police and Fire High School. And now they’re adding a third: Phoenix Coding Academy.
May. 26, 2016
An Avondale woman has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from members of a local Native American tribe.
May. 26, 2016

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