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Williams Declares Water Crisis
The city of Williams, Ariz. has declared a Level 4 water crisis and is putting emergency conservation measures into effect.
March 5, 2014
Planned Parenthood Files Federal Lawsuit To Stop Arizona Abortion Restictions
Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop new state-mandated abortion regulations from taking effect on April 1.
March 5, 2014
ADOT Seeks Public Opinion On Phoenix-To-Tucson Rail Line
The Arizona Department of Transportation is looking for public comment on three potential alternatives for a passenger rail line between the Phoenix and Tucson areas.
March 5, 2014
Arizona Negotiates $310 Million Settlement For Memory Chips
Arizonans have a chance to get money back from the purchase of an electronic device between 1998 and 2002.
March 5, 2014
Center For Arizona Policy Spearheads Right-To-Refuse Bill
Some Democratic lawmakers want to lessen the influence of a conservative think tank.
March 5, 2014
Elementary Students Becoming Immersed In Mandarin
Around the world, it’s typical for children to learn a foreign language at a young age. We’re talking grade school. Then, there’s the United States, where most students wait until high school.
March 5, 2014
Poll Finds 49 Percent Of Arizonans Support Gay Marriage
A survey released Tuesday finds an increase in the number of Arizonans polled support marriage rights for gays and lesbians.
March 4, 2014
Southern Arizona Hotshot Fire Crew To Be Disbanded
A southern Arizona fire company is eliminating its hotshot wildfire crew to cope with a budget shortfall.
March 4, 2014
Arizona House Approves Surprise Inspections
The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow health officials to conduct unannounced inspections at abortion clinics.
March 4, 2014
State Route 89A Switchback Closing
A popular road that connects Flagstaff to Sedona will be closed for five weeks this summer.
March 4, 2014
Race For Arizona Governor Wide Open
A new poll finds no clear leader in this year's race for Arizona governor, on either side of the aisle.
March 4, 2014
BLM Clearing Brush Along I-8 To Reduce Smuggling
The Bureau of Land Management has begun a brush-clearing project along Interstate 8 east of Gila Bend.
March 4, 2014
Rural Areas Missing Out On Job Growth
The job outlook for Arizona is improving, especially for those out of work or underemployed. But rural parts of the state are being left out.
March 4, 2014
Bears Spotted Near Sierra Vista
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is warning people to be bear aware, after two recent encounters with humans near Sierra Vista.
March 4, 2014
Detective Killed In The Line Of Duty Identified
The Phoenix Police Department has identified the detective killed yesterday as John Hobbs, 43. He was a 21-year veteran of the department.
March 4, 2014
Ballot Measure Spending Limit
A bill passed in the Arizona House on Monday limits how long voter-approved ballot measures would be paid for with tax dollars. The laws would be referred back to the ballot every eight years.
March 4, 2014
Latino Leaders Urge Sinema To Stay In District 9
Last week’s surprise announcement that Congressional District 7 Arizona Rep. Ed Pastor would be retiring has set off a scramble of Democratic would-be successors.
March 4, 2014
"In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." Interview by Howard Smith, 1970.
March 4, 2014
New Student Regent Not A Current Student
One of the student positions for the Arizona Board of Regents will become vacant later this year. But the governor’s nominee replacement to the position is not a current student himself.
March 3, 2014
Phoenix Police Officer Dies After Shootout
Two Phoenix Police Department detectives were shot this afternoon as they pursued a suspect on an outstanding felony warrant. One of the officers has died.
March 3, 2014

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