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Bill Creates Farm Animals Exemption In Animal Abuse Laws
The Arizona House has approved a bill that would allow people who deliberately torture or abuse livestock to face only a misdemeanor charge.
March 11, 2014
House Approves Bill That Outlaws Forwarding Nude Photos
The Arizona House has unanimously passed legislation to make it illegal to post someone else’s naked photo online.
March 11, 2014
11 Tucson School Buses Vandalized
The search is on in the Tucson Unified School District, for the vandals who damaged eleven buses over the weekend.
March 11, 2014
Groups Debate Laws Against Harboring, Transporting Undocumented Immigrants
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the United States Supreme Court on Monday to block a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those who are not in the country legally.
March 11, 2014
The popular Tejano band "Intocable" gave a concert in Ciudad Juárez over the weekend ending a years-long absence in a city where drug violence has kept outsiders from visiting.
March 11, 2014
I design so many scenes, driving on the freeways, listening to music." Interview by James Sullivan, 1999.
March 11, 2014
Bike Master Plan Aims To Boost Ridership
The city of Phoenix is in the last stages of putting together a huge document, outlining its plans to make getting around on a bicycle easier and safer.
March 11, 2014
HB2655 Would End Most State Deportations
State Democratic leaders say they have sponsored a bill that would end most deportations in Arizona.
March 11, 2014
Castle Hot Springs Has Been Sold
A secluded desert resort that entertained many of the country’s wealthiest families has been sold.
March 10, 2014
Final Radio Call Honors Fallen Police Officer
The police dispatcher who was on duty when Detective John Hobbs was shot and killed last week made a final radio call on Monday afternoon.
March 10, 2014
Raytheon Receives New $350 Million Contract
Tucson's largest private employer is receiving a new $350 million contract from the federal government.
March 10, 2014
Officials at the nation's only underground nuclear-waste dump in southern New Mexico sent in a probe Friday after a radiation leak in mid-February exposed workers and caused the facility to shut down.
March 10, 2014
Freeway Shooting Causes Rush Hour Closures
The man who died after a shootout with police on the U-S 60 early Monday morning was a suspect in a murder that happened over the weekend.
March 10, 2014
Child Welfare Reform Bill Taking Shape
Child welfare advocates in Arizona are hoping to help shape a reform bill being put together by a special legislative committee.
March 10, 2014
Governors Office, Lobbyist Group Met To Shape SB1062
Records show aides to the governor met with the Center for Arizona Policy about SB1062 even before the start of the legislative session
March 10, 2014
More Kids Will See Dentists Under Affordable Care Act
The most common chronic disease among children, tooth decay, could be getting a lot more attention under the Affordable Care Act.
March 10, 2014
Local Expert Believes Malaysian Flight Had Catastrophic Destruction
A Phoenix-based expert believes whatever happened to a missing Malaysia Airlines flight over the weekend was the result of the catastrophic destruction of the plane.
March 10, 2014
House To Debate School Choice Issue Monday
On Monday the state House will debate a bill expanding eligibility for Arizona’s empowerment scholarships, which would enable more students to qualify for state money to let them attend private schools.
March 10, 2014
Phoenix Police Officer Funeral Procession
Phoenix Police Detective John Hobbs will be buried Monday.
March 10, 2014
Stricter Penalties Sought For Boating While Intoxicated
Arizona is trying to strengthen its laws against people who operate a boat or jet ski while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
March 10, 2014

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