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Phoenix Businessman Faces $11 Million In Fines
A Phoenix man is under fire by the Arizona Corporation Commission for allegedly breaking the state’s securities laws and is facing more than $11 million in civil fines.
July 15, 2014
University Of Phoenix Parent Group Under Federal Review
Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group says the U.S. Department of Education will start reviewing some aspects of its business next month.
July 15, 2014
Forest Officals To Hold Public Meetings On Thinning
Forest officials in northern Arizona are planning two public meetings on a draft environmental impact statement released by the Coconino National Forest.
July 15, 2014
Plan To House Child Migrants In Arizona Town Stirs Controversy
A plan to temporarily house some child migrants in the Arizona town of Oracle is sparking protest plans from both sides of the immigration debate.
July 15, 2014
Tucson Groups Prepare To Move Migrant Intake From Greyhound Station
At the Greyhound Bus Station, where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement drop off migrants, volunteers administer supplies, transportation and temporary housing. Now they need to move their operation elsewhere.
July 15, 2014
USDA Changes Border Policy, Agents Return To Mexican Inspection Pens
After a two-year ban on its cattle inspectors entering Mexico at the Ojinaga-Presidio port of entry for unspecified security threats, the USDA now says the safety is not a problem.
July 15, 2014
AZDOR Intercepts More Fraudulent Refunds in FY 2013
The Arizona Department of Revenue stopped more than $74 million in fraudulent refunds from being sent out in fiscal year 2013. That’s a $42 million increase from the year before.
July 14, 2014
Another Dry Winter For Salt and Verde River Watersheds
The Salt River Project is reporting another dry winter runoff season. 2014 was the eighth driest winter on record in terms of snow melt for the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
July 14, 2014
WIC Program To Implement Electronic System
The Women, Infants and Children food assistance program, known as WIC, is getting a makeover in Arizona thanks to a $5 million federal grant.
July 14, 2014
UA Promotes Healthy Living With Campus-Wide Tobacco Ban
The University of Arizona is joining hundreds of colleges across the nation with a campus-wide ban on tobacco.
July 14, 2014
Arizona Ranked Seventh For Rural Road Fatalities
A new study ranks Arizona's rural roads as seventh most deadly in the country. The Road Information Program, a national research group also found that rural roads in Arizona have a fatality rate at two and a half times higher than all other roads in the state.
July 14, 2014
Repairs To US 89 Will Begin Later This Month
The Arizona Department of Transportation says repairs to a landslide-damaged highway in the northern part of the state will begin later this month.
July 14, 2014
 Arizona Investigates Pronghorn Poaching
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of an antelope buck that was left to waste in a field near Flagstaff. Agency officials said Arizona pronghorn are a particularly fragile species.
July 14, 2014
ASU Research Takes First Step In Replicating Photosynthesis
An international team of researchers, led by Arizona State University scientists, has taken the first step in figuring out how to mimic the process of turning sunlight into energy.
July 14, 2014
Close Calls: In Fight For Survival, Predator Falls Victim To Her Prey
Rattlesnake fangs can be a deadly force in the desert Southwest. Both man and beast can be a victim of their venom.
July 14, 2014
Arizona A Leading State For Women In The Workforce
Arizona is one of the leading states for the number of women in the workforce and equality in pay.
July 14, 2014
New Arizona Tax Break A Boost For Businesses
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would make a temporary tax break a permanent part of the tax code. The bill is seen as a boost for businesses, but a drag on taxpayers.
July 13, 2014
Fast And Furious Murder Suspect Asks For Trial Extension
One of the suspects in the murder of a Border Patrol agent has asked to delay the start of his trial. That agent's death touched off a scandal over a botched federal program.
July 13, 2014
 New Detention Center To Begin Deporting Immigrant Families
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson toured a newly opened detention facility for immigrant families Friday in New Mexico. After he tour, he told reporters he believes detention will deter future illegal crossings.
July 11, 2014
Home And Away An Outdated Notion In Athletic Uniforms
Arizona State University laid out its uniform combinations for the upcoming football season this week.
July 11, 2014

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