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ADOT: Expect Delays On State Route 87 Near Sunflower
If you’re heading north toward Payson this weekend, plan for an extra long trip up State Route 87.
April 9, 2015
Peoria School District Not Likely To Move To Four-Day Week
Because of more than $100 million dollars in budget cuts to K-12 public schools across Arizona, many districts are facing tough decisions and the Peoria Unified School District is one of them. The district was considering going to a four day school week, but may be looking at other options.
April 9, 2015
Robrt Pela: Review Of Romeo And Juliet
Arizona Theatre Company's Romeo and Juliet is a treat, but only for those who haven’t already witnessed a previous parade of updated, restructured Shakespeare productions.
April 9, 2015
Maricopa County Attorney Asks Court To De-publish Milke Opinion
The Maricopa County Attorney is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to depublish the Court of Appeals ruling in the Debra Milke case. Depublishing an opinion means it can’t be cited in future cases.
April 8, 2015
Republican Voters Sue City Of Tucson Over City Council Election Process
The city of Tucson is being sued over the way it elects its city council members. The plaintiffs in the case say the current system violates the 14th amendment, diluting their voting power.
April 8, 2015
Marcus Dell’Artino Talks McCain Campaign, Arizona Legislature
John McCain was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986. Now, he’s hoping Arizona voters will send him back 30 years later.
April 8, 2015
Court Says Uranium Mine Can Open Near Grand Canyon National Park
Environmental groups plan to appeal a federal judge’s decision that would allow a uranium mine south of Grand Canyon National Park to operate.
April 8, 2015
Phoenix State Of The City: Mayor Addresses Disconnected Youth
Stanton said one in five young people in Phoenix are not in school or the workforce, which he said is one of the highest rates in the country.
April 8, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton Discusses State Of The City
We spoke with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton earlier in advance of his annual speech. Phoenix is facing an uncertain fiscal future.
April 8, 2015
Phoenix Modern Week Celebrates Mid-Century Design In The Valley
Friday kicks off the 11th Modern Phoenix Week, a celebration of all things mid-century modern in the Valley. It includes tours, talks and presumably a lot of discussion of the last season of “Mad Men.”
April 8, 2015
Columnist Robrt Pela Talks About The History And Character Of Central Ave.
Columnist Robrt Pela gives his perspective on Central Avenue and its history.
April 8, 2015
Professor Darlene Cavalier Talks About Citizen Science Research Projects
For a lot of people, taking part in science experiments ends after their last school science fair. But, there are people working to change that.
April 8, 2015
 Junk Food Tax May Send Navajos Back To Their Roots
This month the Navajo Nation started taxing junk food and soda. No other tribe and only one city has successfully passed such a law. Navajo leaders are trying to trim obesity rates that are almost three times the national average. But half of the tribe is unemployed and say they can’t afford more expensive food.
April 8, 2015
Medical Board Making Progress, But There Is More Work To Do
The Arizona Auditor General released the findings of its audit this week of the Arizona Medical Board, saying progress has been made to improve doctor licensing procedures but there’s still more work to do.
April 7, 2015
Starbucks Paying For Employees Degrees
Employees of Starbucks are now able to receive a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University — for free.
April 7, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court Rules Probationers Can Use Medical Marijuana
People on probation can no longer be prohibited from using medical marijuana. The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday it’s illegal for the state to require that restriction as a term of probation.
April 7, 2015
Bureau Of Defaulters Email Scam Hitting Arizona Inboxes
The "Bureau of Defaulters" is not sending you an email with a copy of your arrest warrant. The email is the most recent scam already affecting a handful of Valley residents.
April 7, 2015
Agreement Reached By New Mexico Dairy Industry, Environmental Advocates
Representatives for the dairy industry, environmental groups and state officials came to an agreement on how to revise rules regulating wastewater management and groundwater monitoring.
April 7, 2015
Debate Brews Over Migrant Girls’ Access To Abortion In Catholic Shelters
A debate is brewing over whether facilities that house unaccompanied migrant girls must provide them with access to emergency contraception or abortion. A major Catholic organization refuses to facilitate that access, including in cases of rape.
April 7, 2015
The Quiz Show: Microapartments, Sweat Electricity, Lemur Babies
We bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
April 7, 2015

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