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After son dies, Allegiant refuses dad’s plea for refund

After son dies, Allegiant refuses dad’s plea for refund

After son dies unexpectedly, Allegiant Air refuses to refund his airline ticket.  

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PCC settles case over officer's promotion denials

PCC settles case over officer's promotion denials

Justice Department sued in November, saying college officials displayed “anti-military bias.”

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Supreme Court to hear challenge to Arizona legislative maps

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Arizona legislative maps

The case centers on whether an independent commission erred in creating 30 districts with big population differences.

June 30, 2015 8:30 amLoading…

Arizona Senate OKs silencers, sawed-off shotguns

A host of gun laws get preliminary approval from the Legislature.

February 24, 2015 10:00 amLoading…
Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Bill would be on ballot with legalization move.

January 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Amtrak ousts Rastafarian over Tucson pot use

Amtrak ousts Rastafarian over Tucson pot use

Rail agency says it doesn't allow marijuana, despite state laws.

December 22, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Gay marriage is legal: So now what?

Gay marriage is legal: So now what?

Attorneys offer practical advice to same-sex couples who can now marry.

October 17, 2014 8:30 am Related Loading…
Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Gov. Jan Brewer has directed the state not to give driver's licenses to those in the deferred action program.

September 30, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…

Prop 122 seeks AZ opt-out of federal programs

Prop. 122 blocks state from implementing federal programs deemed unconstitutional.

September 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Lasers pose grave risk for Tucson air traffic

Tucson ranks high in country for number of reported incidents involving aircraft.

August 09, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos

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Tribe to pay Glendale $25M+ for backing casino

Tribe to pay Glendale $25M+ for backing casino

Glendale gets $25 million for agreement to back Tohono O'odham casino plan,

August 06, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…
Horne: Busing immigrants to Arizona illegal, threatens lawsuit

Horne: Busing immigrants to Arizona illegal, threatens lawsuit

PHOENIX — Saying the busing is illegal, state Attorney General Tom Horne threatened today to sue federal officials for dropping off undocumented individuals they apprehended in Texas in Tucson and Phoenix.

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Maricopa county attorney: Feds dumping illegal minors is 'child abuse'

PHOENIX — Saying illegal immigrant children being bused to Arizona may be being placed in danger, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery warned federal officials today they may be violating state child abuse laws.

June 09, 2014 1:56 pmLoading…

New Rosemont Mine delay now assured; Fish & Wildlife taking fresh look at impacts on 8 imperiled species

The federal government formally announced Friday that it will restart reviews of the proposed Rosemont Mine’s impacts on eight endangered species including the ocelot.

May 23, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Federal court upholds new Arizona legislative district maps

PHOENIX — A federal court refused Tuesday to disturb the lines for the state’s 30 legislative districts even if they were designed in part to favor Democrats.

April 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: Americans' right to health care was here long before Obama

Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Outcry over Arizona's SB 1062 overshadows bill's limited power

Outcry over Arizona's SB 1062 overshadows bill's limited power

PHOENIX — The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062, now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer, may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The 50-year war on smoking

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Upchurch, other federal officials answer questions on the Rosemont Mine

Last Monday, Coronado National Forest Supervisor Jim Upchurch answered questions at a news conference about the Rosemont Mine.

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E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction.

November 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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