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Prescription Drug Overdose No.1 Cause Of Death In Arizona
The Center for Disease Control gave Arizona a $3.6 million grant to help prevent further overdoses.
Sept. 9, 2015
Nils Lofgren Discusses Career, Work With Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen
Nils Lofgren discusses his career and the creative process through his music projects from working with Neil Young to Bruce Springsteen.
Sept. 9, 2015
Arizona Storm Spotters Capture Urgent Data For National Weather Service
A Somerton resident’s rain gauge collected more water during Tuesday’s storms in southwestern Arizona than the area sees on average during an entire year.
Sept. 9, 2015
Strategist, Arizona Political Blogger Discuss Women Issues in Election
As Phoenix hosts the National Federation of Republican Women convention and America enters election season in full force, a strategist and political blogger discuss female issues in the election.
Sept. 9, 2015
Economists Discuss Arizonas Bounce Back From Recession, Education Funding
To address Arizona economic issues, we spoke with Alan Maguire, president of the Maguire Company, and Dennis Hoffman of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Sept. 9, 2015
Attorney Calls For Removal Of Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith
We spoke with attorney Tom Ryan, who filed a complaint against Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith, calling for her to be removed from office.
Sept. 9, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey To Attend Water Conference In Israel
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to attend an international conference on water technology in Israel next month as the state continues to expect a potential shortfall in its Colorado River water supply in coming years, his office announced Wednesday.
Sept. 9, 2015
Cronkite News: Advocate: Poor AzMERIT reading results reflect higher bar
Poor reading results from third-graders’ first round with the state’s new AzMERIT test aren’t bad news to one education advocate.
Sept. 9, 2015
Karina Bland
Karina Bland is a columnist and reporter at the Arizona Republic.
Sept. 9, 2015
Arizona DPS Increases Number Of Freeway Incidents To 10
A day after declaring them an act of terrorism, the Arizona Department of Public Safety is looking into another incident a series of shootings along Interstate 10 in Phoenix.
Sept. 9, 2015
Activist Erin Brockovich Tours Navajo Nation To See Impact Of Mine Spill
Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is visited the Navajo Nation on Tuesday to see the impact of a mine waste spill on Navajo farms. Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency accidentally released 3 million gallons of mine waste into the Animas and San Juan rivers.
Sept. 9, 2015
119-Year-Old Yuma Rain Record Shattered
It rained less than an inch in Yuma yesterday, but it was more than enough to break a nearly 120-year-old record.
Sept. 9, 2015
Weak Mexican Peso Impacts US Retailers On The Border
The Mexican peso has been steadily losing value against the U.S. dollar, reaching an all-time low in late August. While Americans may find this a good time to vacation south of the border, it's not so great for Mexican shoppers who come north.
Sept. 9, 2015
Arizona Red Rock Pass Plan Would Reduce Areas Requiring Fee
Visitors to the Red Rock area near Sedona may be getting a break. The U.S. Forest Service is considering reducing areas requiring a pass.
Sept. 9, 2015
Audit: Revenue Cant Fund All Of Arizona Sports Authoritys Obligations
The debt owed on University of Phoenix Stadium will likely not be on the minds of Arizona Cardinals fans when the team kicks off its 2015 regular season this Sunday, but a recent audit shows the revenue streams created to help build the stadium are falling short.
Sept. 9, 2015
Arizona Regulators Split Over Halting Campaign Contributions From Utilities
The Arizona Corporation Commission is divided over a proposal to halt campaign contributions from the utilities they regulate.
Sept. 8, 2015
12 News Anchor Vanessa Ruiz Gets Attention, Backlash For Pronunciation
A misunderstanding over pronunciations has one Phoenix television news anchor not only reporting news, but also making it.
Sept. 8, 2015
Recall Group Files Legal Complaint Against Diane Douglas Chief Of Staff
The group trying to recall Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas filed a complaint with the Arizona Attorney General’s office Tuesday. It contends her chief of staff used his official authority to influence political action.
Sept. 8, 2015
5 Private Prison Companies Interested In Kingman Facility
Five private prison operators are interested in taking over the Kingman facility. They are vying for the rest of the contract after Arizona Governor Doug Ducey removed Management and Training Corporation.
Sept. 8, 2015
Arizona DPS Calls I-10 Shootings Domestic Terrorism
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating nine cases where vehicles were hit with projectiles on Interstate 10.
Sept. 8, 2015

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