A small team of professionals and students is taking on an ambitious project. They are constructing a large-scale model of the Earth in a remote part of Arizona. Local and international support is helping to make it a reality.
The population of immigrants who lack legal status in the U.S. has remained steady over the past several years. The number of immigration court filings, however, increased by more than 12 percent last year.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine from his own funds to settle allegations from the Citizens Clean Elections Commission that he used his campaign staff on his failed re-election campaign.
The Arizona Court of Appeals says the state’s school funding system is not unconstitutional. They upheld a lower court’s ruling that charter schools and traditional public schools are not entitled to the same state funding.
It’s not illegal to BASE jump in Phoenix, but it’s not legal either. Unlike the federal government, Phoenix doesn’t regulate the extreme sport at its parks. For years BASE jumpers have leaped without any regulations.