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Border Patrol destroys tapes of detention center conditions, group says

Border Patrol destroys tapes of detention center conditions, group says

Lawsuit claims immigrants held in inhumane conditions.

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Court: Officers' rights not violated with DNA sample

Court: Officers' rights not violated with DNA sample

Investigation involved fellow officer found dead in his patrol car in 2010.

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Nurses group seeks more approved uses for medical pot

Nurses group seeks more approved uses for medical pot

Seeking to add 8 ailments to list of endorsed conditions for usage.

August 30, 2015 7:29 pmLoading…
Slogan ideas for Arizona run from apropos to zany

Slogan ideas for Arizona run from apropos to zany

Ducey administration says it hopes a new slogan helps boost state's image.

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Regulators seek limits on campaign spending by utilities

Regulators seek limits on campaign spending by utilities

Two Arizona Corporation Commission members want the panel to urge restraint.

August 28, 2015 7:19 pm Photos

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White House says 'Dreamers' qualify for licenses

White House says 'Dreamers' qualify for licenses

Tells judges to reject Arizona's attempts to deny driving permits to DACA recipients.

August 28, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Judge upholds hospital fee for Arizona Medicaid expansion

Judge upholds hospital fee for Arizona Medicaid expansion

The ruling preserves health care for about 350,000 Arizonans.

August 26, 2015 7:40 pm Photos

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State axes Kingman prison contract in wake of riots

State axes Kingman prison contract in wake of riots

Riot left facility "uninhabitable" state report says.

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Report on Kingman prison riots cites private operator's faults

Report on Kingman prison riots cites private operator's faults

The riots started July 1 at the facility operated by Management and Training Corp.

August 26, 2015 2:56 pmLoading…
Judge upholds Arizona hospital levy for Medicaid expansion

Judge upholds Arizona hospital levy for Medicaid expansion

The judge rejected arguments by some Republican legislators that the levy is a tax.

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School funding dispute heading back to court

School funding dispute heading back to court

Closed-door efforts to resolve matter fail.

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Arizona home values rise 6.8 percent in a year

Arizona home values rise 6.8 percent in a year

However, Pima County's values up just 3.7 percent year-over-year.

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Talks over state's K-12 funding break down

Talks over state's K-12 funding break down

Educators sued lawmakers over $1.3 billion they say is owed to Arizona schools.

August 25, 2015 3:16 pmLoading…
Arizona measure seeks property tax levy cap

Arizona measure seeks property tax levy cap

Similar efforts have failed to make the ballot in 2008, 2010 and 2012.

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Douglas files assault complaint against board president

Douglas files assault complaint against board president

Her spokesman said Greg Miller grabbed her arm twice during board meeting.

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Arizona ranks high in poll of places to retire

Arizona ranks high in poll of places to retire

Tucson's ranking hurt by high property crime rate.

August 24, 2015 6:21 pm
Program to offer low-cost Internet to needy Arizona families

Program to offer low-cost Internet to needy Arizona families

The plan includes a free modem and no set-up fee. But there are limits.

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Douglas files assault complaint against board president

Douglas files assault complaint against board president

Spokesman said DPS called after Greg Miller grabbed school chief.

August 24, 2015 5:51 pmLoading…
Arizona's jobless rate ticks up again

Arizona's jobless rate ticks up again

July's number was 6.1 percent, compared to 5.3 percent nationally.

August 20, 2015 4:45 pm Photos

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Secretary of State: Clean Elections needs to back off 'dark money' rules

Secretary of State: Clean Elections needs to back off 'dark money' rules

Michele Reagan says the commission lacks authority to take on anonymous funding for campaigns.

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Michele Reagan

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Michele Reagan

August 20, 2015 3:58 pm
Trump keeps lead in new poll of Arizona Republicans

Trump keeps lead in new poll of Arizona Republicans

And retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson nearly doubled his backing.

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Legalized recreational marijuana sought to raise $40M for education

Legalized recreational marijuana sought to raise $40M for education

Opponents say the initiative effort is a ploy to make the substance available.

August 19, 2015 4:30 pmLoading…
Advocates: Legalize marijuana to raise $40M for education

Advocates: Legalize marijuana to raise $40M for education

Teacher Lisa Olson, with J.P. Holyoak, campaign chairman, urges support of legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

August 19, 2015 3:52 pm
State set to give break to errant taxpayers

State set to give break to errant taxpayers

Lawmakers inserted the amnesty program into this year's $9.1 billion budget.

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Court: Activist was unjustifiably banned from AZ Senate

Court: Activist was unjustifiably banned from AZ Senate

Ruling allows him to pursue lawsuit against ex-Senate President Pearce.

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Russell Pearce

Russell Pearce

Former state Senate President Russell Pearce ordered the ban.

August 18, 2015 2:06 pm
Arizona abortion providers must now account for fetal tissue

Arizona abortion providers must now account for fetal tissue

State health officials filed for emergency rules on Friday.

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Tohono O'odham: Ducey, Brnovich need to butt out of casino plan

Tohono O'odham: Ducey, Brnovich need to butt out of casino plan

The tribe says the state leaders are trying to block its West Valley casino.

August 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Ariz. consumers more confident — except in Pima County

Ariz. consumers more confident — except in Pima County

Pima County residents feeling less than confident about jobs.

August 17, 2015 3:30 pmLoading…

Judge allows for inspection of detention facilities

Groups want changes to how Border Patrol treats immigrant detainees.

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Court throws out Arpaio's challenges to DACA programs

Court throws out Arpaio's challenges to DACA programs

Judge says sheriff has no grounds to pursue lawsuit.

August 14, 2015 7:30 pmLoading…
Judge weighs restriction on abortion drug

Judge weighs restriction on abortion drug

The attorney for the state says lawmakers did nothing wrong in adopting the restrictions.

August 14, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Appeals court tossess Arpaio's challenge to 'dreamer' laws

Appeals court tossess Arpaio's challenge to 'dreamer' laws

Court decides the Maricopa County Sheriff has no basis to sue.

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Ariz. regulator wants limits on public-records searches

Ariz. regulator wants limits on public-records searches

Proposal comes after Corporation Commission was inundated with requests for text messages critics say show misconduct.

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Ducey: I might drink from Colo. River

Ducey: I might drink from Colo. River

Trying to show, like Colorado governor, that water is safe despite mine spill.

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Arizona Web portal open for school reading plans

Arizona Web portal open for school reading plans

Based on reports, Board of Education will divide $40 million in grants.

August 12, 2015 7:26 pmLoading…
Ducey not ruling out new round of tax cuts

Ducey not ruling out new round of tax cuts

Wants voters to OK using state land-trust funds for schools.

August 11, 2015 7:44 pmLoading…
Cities can't pay for union work, court says

Cities can't pay for union work, court says

In Phoenix police case, state appellate judges void 'paid release time' for city employees.

August 11, 2015 3:45 pmLoading…
Education dept. portal stays off in Douglas suit

Education dept. portal stays off in Douglas suit

Officials tells education board it must maintain online site needed by schools.

August 10, 2015 7:09 pm Photos

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New report ranks Arizona low for children in need

New report ranks Arizona low for children in need

Only Mississippi and Washington, D.C., scored lower in WalletHub study.

August 10, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Keep cellphone tracking secret, Tucson argues

Keep cellphone tracking secret, Tucson argues

Revealing police tracking not in "best interests of state,'' city tells court.

August 09, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Fetal tissue: Arizona wants to know who got paid

Fetal tissue: Arizona wants to know who got paid

Emergency rule sought requiring reports by abortion clinics.

August 07, 2015 7:34 pmLoading…
Group seeks repeal of Arizona's death penalty

Group seeks repeal of Arizona's death penalty

The effort also would commute the sentences of current death-row inmates.

August 06, 2015 9:00 pmLoading…
Recreational-marijuana foes expect '16 ballot measure

Recreational-marijuana foes expect '16 ballot measure

Group says it's already preparing anti-pot campaign as supporters gather signatures.

August 06, 2015 7:11 pmLoading…
Brewer shops the 2016 Republican field

Brewer shops the 2016 Republican field

Ex-governor insists she has no early favorites.

August 05, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Arizonans get extension to board planes without special license

Arizonans get extension to board planes without special license

Once Arizona makes the license available, federal officials will give residents another 4 1/2 years to get one.

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Lawsuit over broadcast of suicide puts focus on real-time sharing

Lawsuit over broadcast of suicide puts focus on real-time sharing

What the courts ultimately rule could have implications for instantly sharing images and videos.

August 04, 2015 7:30 pmLoading…
Appeals court refuses action in Education Board dispute

Appeals court refuses action in Education Board dispute

State schools superintendent seeks control of Education Board staffing.

August 04, 2015 7:16 pmLoading…

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