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Arizona Court Rules That Municipalities Are Subject To Housing Law
An Arizona appellate court has rejected Tempe's challenge to the state's authority to investigate the city for alleged discriminatory housing practices.
June 5, 2015
Esperanto Language Staying Alive In Arizona And Beyond
The language was invented more than 100 years ago with the hope of creating world peace through a tongue everyone would learn. That hasn’t happened, but Esperanto still holds mystique for many.
June 5, 2015
Poll: Most Back Legal Status For Immigrants In US Illegally
A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday.
June 5, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Calls For Billions In New Education Funding
Gov. Doug Ducey has unveiled a proposal to funnel billions of new dollars to public education in Arizona starting in 2017. Ducey made the announcement on Thursday at a high school in Phoenix.
June 4, 2015
With Water So Scarce, How Sustainable Can Desert Cities Be?
ProPublica has published part two of its series on Colorado River water use. This week’s story looks at Las Vegas’ growth and whether that city’s longtime water czar Pat Mulroy was hypocritical in advocating the fast-forwarding of development while also talking about conservation.
June 4, 2015
Arizona School Districts Reassess Holidays As Student Demographics Change
Earlier this week, the president of Universal Society of Hinduism issued a statement urging Arizona schools which have a “significant number of Hindu pupils” to include the Hindu holy day Diwali when putting together their calendars.
June 4, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 4: I’m Only On My Way Up Now
Alex's last entries were recorded after she was released from jail and as she began the process of preparing to serve the remainder of her sentence on home detention, which was monitored by an ankle bracelet.
June 4, 2015
Sounds Of The City: Dobson Ranch Golf Course In Mesa
Alex Cole practicing his swing at the Dobson Ranch Golf Course lighted driving range.
June 4, 2015
Why Bentley Gallery In Downtown Phoenix Is Downsizing
Bentley Gallery, in the warehouse district south of downtown Phoenix, is 25,000 square feet. But, this summer, the art gallery will be downsizing to about 6,000 square feet.
June 4, 2015
Arizona Legislature May Hold Special Session
State lawmakers finished this year’s session in record time, but since they adjourned on April 3, some legislators have suggested they may have to come back to the capitol for a special session.
June 4, 2015
Chiropractic Care For The Smallest Of Patients
Many adults go to chiropractors for a crack of the back or a pop of the hip. But some parents are taking their infants and toddlers with them. Parents seeking alternative treatments to common childhood ailments such as colic, constipation and ear infections are turning to chiropractors.
June 4, 2015
Guadalupe Fire Burning In New Mexico Will Benefit Environment
The wildfire burning 30 miles east of Douglas near the Arizona–New Mexico border continues to grow. But this type of fire will eventually benefit the environment.
June 4, 2015
Top Officials No Longer With Arizona Health Department
Two top officials with the Arizona State Hospital are no longer employed by the Arizona Department of Health. An ADHS spokesperson could not disclose why health department interim director Cory Nelson and hospital CEO Donna Noriega left the agency.
June 4, 2015
Don’t Leave Me Behind Campaign Reminds Drivers About Kids, Pets In Hot Cars
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office launch of a campaign Thursday to remind drivers not to leave kids and pets in hot cars.
June 4, 2015
Phoenix Class Offers Help For Travelers Who Are Afraid To Fly
Despite all the media coverage of plane crashes, flying is actually the safest way to travel. But the barrage of crash headlines can leave people who are afraid of flying reluctant to board.
June 4, 2015
Avondale Hopes To Attract Development By Using $2M To Offset Impact Fees
Avondale’s plan is to set aside the $2 million balance it had in its budget to pay 20 percent of impact fees for new commercial and residential developments on a first-come-first-serve basis.
June 4, 2015
Solar Impulse Plane Delays Trans-Pacific Flight Due to Weather, Damage
A solar-powered airplane flying around the world has been stopped right before its flight across the Pacific Ocean. It’s first stop in the continental United States is supposed to be Phoenix.
June 4, 2015
Arizona Abortion Providers Sue State, Claim New Law Violates First Amendment
Arizona abortion providers asked a federal judge Thursday to block part of recently passed anti-abortion legislation. The law would require doctors to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion.
June 4, 2015
McCain, Flake Push For End To Military Paying NFL To Honor Troops
The New England Patriots got $675,000 from the Army National Guard to pay for honoring American troops.
June 4, 2015
Hopi Tribe Files New Action To End Auction Of Artifacts
The Hopi tribe has not given up in its attempts to halt the sale of sacred ceremonial items.
June 4, 2015

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