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Arizona Lawmakers Want Ability To Draw Congressional District Lines
State lawmakers asked the United States Supreme Court on Monday to return the right to draw Congressional district lines to them.
April 29, 2014
Phoenix Ordiance Change Deals With Golf Course Blight
Old golf courses, barbed wire and angry residents are behind a push to change a Phoenix ordinance. Monday night's meeting in Ahwatukee is one of many dealing with urban blight at closed courses around the city.
April 29, 2014
Phoenix Veterans Weigh In On VA Medical Center Crisis
It’s been almost three weeks since a Congressional report emerged accusing the Phoenix VA of keeping secret patient records and suggesting that about three dozen veterans there may have died while awaiting care.
April 28, 2014
Navajo Nation Murder Rate Increased In 2013
The Navajo Nation is dealing with a sharp increase in homicides. The tribe’s per-capita murder rate last year was four times higher than the national figure.
April 28, 2014
Arizona Manufacturing Jobs Down
A new report highlights how manufacturing has changed in Phoenix over the last year, and what could happen as the industry comes out of the recession.
April 28, 2014
The ACLU of Arizona and two law professors say the Department of Homeland Security is violating the Freedom of Information Act by withholding Border Patrol records.
April 28, 2014
Congress Is Back, But Likely Wont Tackle Major Issues
Members of Congress are returning to Washington after a two-week break, but the chance of major legislation winning approval looks doubtful.
April 28, 2014
Public Invited To Give Input On Bison
Federal and state officials are looking for public input on managing bison in far northern Arizona.
April 28, 2014
Aerostat Fire In Huachuca Mountains 60 Percent Contained
Firefighters in southern Arizona say they have the latest blaze burning in the Huachuca Mountains, nearly contained.
April 28, 2014
Brewer’s Vetoes May Affect Outcome of GOP Governor Primary
The vetoes of some gun bills in the final days of the just-completed state legislative session may have a significant role in the determination of the next Republican candidate for governor.
April 28, 2014
Bisbee Kicks Off Plastic Bag Ban
Bisbee has officially said “adios” the plastic bags. The quirky former mining town joins such cities as Los Angeles and Portland.
April 28, 2014
Arizona Teens Face Tough Summer Job Market
Arizona high school students might have a tough time finding a job this summer. The competition for work in the Valley will be tight during the school break.
April 28, 2014
Phoenix Antique Store Limits Hours, Expands Creativity
Typically it’s good business practice to be open at least a few days a week. But an antique store in Phoenix manages to open only four days a month – and it’s wildly successful.
April 25, 2014
Coconino County Bans Use, Sale Of Fireworks
The use and sale of fireworks are now banned in unincorporated areas of Coconino County. The county board of supervisors unanimously passed the measure on Friday.
April 25, 2014
Phoenix Woman Accused Of Shoe Throwing Remains In Jail
A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges.
April 25, 2014
Search For E.T. Takes Place This Weekend
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: People are heading to the New Mexico desert this weekend, in search of the truth.
April 25, 2014
Can Phoenix Be Attractive To Millennials?
If Phoenix wants to continue attracting millennials, where should it look for inspiration?
April 25, 2014
Reduced Snowpack Leaves Rivers At 22 Percent Of Normal
You don’t have to be a meteorologist to know we had a dry winter. Below-average precipitation means reduced snowpack, which means less water in rivers, streams and reservoirs.
April 25, 2014
Despite Mesa Loss, Colleges Could Continue To Branch In Southwest
Mesa’s push to become a haven for liberal arts college satellite campuses lost one of its inaugural participants when Westminster College announced this week it would leave the Valley after the spring semester.
April 25, 2014
Here Comes The Money — But Clean Elections Cant Regulate It
Now that the regular legislative session is over, lawmakers who are running for re-election or some other office can focus on their campaigns — including raising money.
April 25, 2014

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