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Arizona teachers are paid less than their counterparts in neighboring states. That makes holding on to good teachers difficult, especially when that difference is only a quick drive away.
May. 4, 2016
A civil rights group says the Tucson Police Department is holding people at traffic stops longer than it should in order to check their immigration status. The complaints stem from the city’s enforcing a slice of Arizona’s immigration law, SB 1070.
May. 3, 2016
Charles Keating IV
State flags across Arizona will fly at half-staff Wednesday in honor of a Navy SEAL killed in Iraq. Charles "Charlie" Keating IV died Tuesday morning in an ISIS attack near the city of Erbil.
May. 3, 2016
Ashlynne Mike
The FBI said Tuesday they have arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the kidnapping of an 11-year-old Navajo girl whose body was found south of Shiprock, New Mexico, on Tuesday morning.
May. 3, 2016
cyber security file art
As more companies and government agencies find themselves dealing with data breaches, the importance of qualified workers in the cybersecurity field becomes more clear. But are American colleges and universities producing enough of them?
May. 3, 2016
election vote campaign
There are lots of ways to gauge how conservative or liberal your city or town is: voter registration and election results being two of them.
May. 3, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office logo
A federal appeals court says holds on two state identity theft laws should be lifted. The laws were the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids that targeted unauthorized immigrants working with fake papers.
May. 3, 2016
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The Phoenix City Council will take up a proposal for the new city budget Tuesday and council members will vote on the spending plan later this month.
May. 3, 2016
The Arizona House and Senate are voting on a new state budget Tuesday. For an update, we turned to Jim Small, editor of the Arizona Capitol Times.
May. 3, 2016
Lake Havasu
Close to 1,800 people showed up Monday night for a public meeting held by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Lake Havasu City. That’s because of a proposed change in boating regulations in and around Lake Havasu.
May. 3, 2016
Diane Douglas
The Arizona Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas have resolved their ongoing litigation. The two parties had been at odds since February of 2015 when Douglas tried to fire the board’s executive staff.
May. 3, 2016
Arizona Travel and Tourism Week
Gov. Doug Ducey declared this week, May 1-7, Arizona Travel and Tourism Week as part of the U.S. Travel Associations’ annual National Travel and Tourism Week. In Arizona, it’s a chance for the tourism industry to tout its economic impact on the state.
May. 3, 2016
Kendall Ong (left) and Tran Tran
The Arizona Asian Chamber of Commerce released its first detailed report about the economic impact of Asian Americans in the United States and Arizona.
May. 3, 2016
“This is the executive making a power grab over the judiciary,” said Democrat Steve Farley.
May. 3, 2016
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The microbial communities in offices are generally similar — as long as those offices are in the same city. But every city has its own microbial fingerprint, according to a study led by Northern Arizona University.
May. 3, 2016
The National Interagency Fire Center released its spring and summer outlook and while most of the country will face normal or below normal threats, the Southwest will be ripe for wildfires in the near future.
May. 3, 2016
Arizona Capitol
The original plan proffered by Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders ran into resistance, much over the fact that it actually cut funding for public schools.
May. 3, 2016
Peoria Elementary School
Before he was principal of Peoria Elementary School, C.J. Smith spent more than two decades as an educator in Washington state.
May. 3, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 in PHX, plane
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
May. 3, 2016
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
May. 2, 2016

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