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Arizona Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Massachusetts Abortion Clinic Protests
An advocate for Arizona women’s health providers said she’s disappointed the United States Supreme Court has struck down a Massachusetts abortion law. Thursday’s ruling means Massachusetts can no longer prohibit protests from being staged close to abortion clinics.
June 26, 2014
New Study Says High School Dropouts Cost Arizona Billions In Lost Productivity
A new study by the California Dropout Research Project reported high school dropouts are costing Arizona billions of dollars in lost economic activity. Some Valley mayors said more needs to be done to help students graduate.
June 26, 2014
Red Flag Fire Warning In Northern Arizona
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for Northern Arizona today, including Flagstaff and parts of Coconino and Navajo County.
June 26, 2014
Feds: Wild Horse Removal Cant Be Accelerated
Federal land managers say a lawsuit by Nevada ranchers and others demanding acceleration of wild horse roundups doesn't pass legal muster, but even is if it did, they don't have the money or the room at U.S. corrals to gather more mustangs.
June 26, 2014
Photo Exhibit Documents Damage Of Yarnell Hill Wildfire
Almost a year has passed since the 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shots were killed in a wildfire near Prescott. The aftermath of the blaze has been captured in a series of color photographs now on exhibit in Phoenix. The photographer hopes his images will help people deal with the emotional scars from the Yarnell Hill Wildfire.
June 26, 2014
Huppenthal Apologizes For Online Comments, But Wont Resign
Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal publicly apologized Wednesday for comments he made under a pseudonym on a political blog.
June 25, 2014
DHS Secretary Visits Nogales Detention Kids, While Crisis Gets Grilled On The Hill
On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer met in Nogales, Ariz., to tour a facility where unaccompanied child migrants are being housed. The secretary sent a message about the risks of crossing the border illegally.
June 25, 2014
Less Than Half Of Eligible Students Applying For Deferred Action
More than 70,000 undocumented students in Arizona are eligible to apply for the Deferred Action Plan this year. But so far, less than half of the eligible students have applied.
June 25, 2014
Jenny Mollen Wants You To Follow Her On Twitter
Jenny Mollen is the author of “I Like You Just The Way I Am.”
June 25, 2014
Clean Elections May Go After Tom Horne, But Should It?
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been under fire from multiple corners for months.
June 25, 2014
Inaugural Pat Tillman Award To Go To Purple Heart Recipient
A new award has been created in memory of former Arizona Cardinal player Pat Tillman. The first recipient of the Pat Tillman Award for Service will be Josh Sweeney from Phoenix.
June 25, 2014
Why A Former Official Is Calling For Huppenthals Resignation
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is now known by a couple of other names: Falcon9 and Thucydides.
June 25, 2014
Could Arizona State Take Over Thunderbird?
The Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale has faced significant financial problems.
June 25, 2014
How Will The Suns Draft Go After Than Better-Than-Expected Season?
So with the NBA draft taking place Thursday and with three first-round picks, does the Suns’ better than expected year change their strategy of building with young players?
June 25, 2014
ADOT Addressing Wrong-Way Driver Dangers
The issue of wrong-way drivers has become a major problem in the Valley.
June 25, 2014
New System Causes Some Drivers To Get Incorrect Photo On License
State Transportation officials are blaming a new system for the problem of some people getting the wrong picture on their driver's license.
June 25, 2014
Property Owners File Suit Against State For Yarnell Hill Fire
Dozens of property owners in central Arizona have sued the state, saying it failed miserably in its management of a wildfire that killed 19 Hotshots.
June 25, 2014
Arizona Middle Of Pack In New AARP Report
Arizona ranks in the middle of the states in a new report from AARP that considers care and quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers.
June 25, 2014
Former Schools Superintendent Calls For Huppenthals Resignation
A former Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction is continuing her call for the resignation of current school superintendent John Huppenthal.
June 25, 2014
Wave Of Central American Migrants Triggers 30-Year-Old Memories
The latest wave of Central American families and children crossing the Southwest border in recent months is triggering déjà vu for some. In the 1980s about a million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the U.S., escaping civil war.
June 25, 2014

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