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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
ASU Partners With Argonne National Laboratory For Research
Arizona State University is well known for its work with outside organizations. Now, they are embarking on a partnership with a renowned national laboratory to take on the planet’s biggest problems.
June 4, 2015
Valle Vista Drinking Water Contains Elevated Arsenic Levels
Valle Vista residents may have to find alternative sources of drinking water due to high levels of arsenic in the area's water supply.
June 4, 2015
2 Phoenix-Area Businesses Owners Accused In $250K Food-Stamp Fraud
Two businesses owners in Phoenix and Mesa are accused of defrauding the federal food stamps program of at least $250,000.
June 4, 2015
Vole Native To N. Arizona May Be Removed From Endangered Species List
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the Hualapai Mexican Vole from the endangered species list.
June 4, 2015
Search On For Missing Grand Canyon Tour Guide
Park officials said 22-year-old Morgan Heimer was working as a tour guide on a commercial trip on the Colorado River.
June 4, 2015
Want to Cut Food Waste? Change How You Shop
If you want to cut down on how much rancid milk and the number of rotten vegetables you throw out when cleaning your refrigerator, you may want consider changing how you shop for food, researchers at the University of Arizona say.
June 4, 2015
University Of Arizona Planning Layoffs
Officials at the University of Arizona are planning layoffs to help deal with budget cuts.
June 4, 2015
Scottsdale City Manager Recovering From Medical Incident
Scottsdale City Manager Fritz Behring is recovering at a hospital after collapsing at a City Council meeting.
June 4, 2015
Arizona Secretary Of State To Fight Clean Elections Over Fine
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will ask a court to allow her to intervene in a case involving fines levied against an independent expenditure group by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, her spokesman said Wednesday.
June 4, 2015
Arizona Has Lowest Rate Of State Spending On Education
A just-released survey from the Census Bureau shows Arizona has one of the highest rates of federal spending and the lowest rates of state spending on education.
June 3, 2015
Anthrax Sent To Scottsdale Lab In 2006
Arizona is one of 17 states that received shipments of anthrax in recent years, but health officials say the state is not at risk.
June 3, 2015
How Dangerous Is The World For Journalists?
We talked with Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, about how dangerous the current world is for reporters.
June 3, 2015
Anne A. Wilsons Novel Is Based On Her Experience As A Navy Pilot
Fountain Hills resident Anne A. Wilson had her first novel published this week. It’s called “Hover” and is based on Wilson’s experience as one of only a few female navy pilots.
June 3, 2015
Mesa Light-Rail Extension To Open Ahead Of Schedule
Valley Metro spokesperson Susan Tierney said lessons learned from the first 20 miles helped speed up the process.
June 3, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 3: Its Kind Of Like A Different Hangover
Alex recorded entries as she was on her way in and out of Tent City while she was on work release. In this installment, she describes the problems that come with sleeping outside and looks forward to her upcoming release.
June 3, 2015
Thousands Of Comments Received On Tusayan Development
As many as 200,000 comments have been submitted to the U.S. Forest Service about proposed development plans in Tusayan, just south of the Grand Canyon.
June 3, 2015
Phoenix A Step Closer To Creating Entertainment District
As downtown Phoenix continues to infill, some business owners have encountered a law that has hindered their ability to sell alcohol. In at least three instances, microbreweries wanting to set up shop downtown couldn’t.
June 3, 2015

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