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BreweriesA Four Peaks worker in Tempe tends to spent grains. Microbreweries are approaching the cap of 40,000 barrels per year.

November 30, 2014 12:00 am
Bonded Logic

Bonded Logic

Sean Desmond, director of sales and marketing for Bonded Logic, shows a sample of the Chandler company’s insulation made from old blue jeans.

November 07, 2014 3:41 pm
Vehicle voice activation system

Vehicle voice activation system

“I would yell and scream at this thing,” said Arizona State University student Will Sowards, referring to the MyFord Touch system.

October 31, 2014 3:43 pm
Rev. Sean Carroll

Rev. Sean Carroll

The Rev. Sean Carroll, executive director of Kino Border Initiative, prays with the migrants before dinner at the Aid Center for Deported Migrants. 

October 27, 2014 6:04 pm
Rev. Peter Neeley

Rev. Peter Neeley

The Rev. Peter Neeley, assistant director of education, said he offers confession to migrants as way of therapy. 

October 27, 2014 6:04 pm
Jose Castellea

Jose Castellea

Deported after 25 years in the United States, Jose Castellea said after leaving the Kino Border Initiative he plans to go back Guadalajara and begin his life in Mexico. 

October 27, 2014 6:03 pm
Taser body camera

Taser body camera

A Mesa police officer wears a Taser-produced body camera on his hat. The cameras capture everything an officer sees and does in real time.

September 04, 2014 5:36 pm
Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Tucson group pushes feds to protect monarch butterflies

Environmentalists cite a population drop of more than 90 percent.

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Sandra Kennedy

Sandra Kennedy

Sandra Kennedy, Democratic candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission 

August 26, 2014 10:18 pm

Ariz. has lowest rate of improper jobless payments

Results for fiscal 2013 is a big improvement from two years ago

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Arizona looks for wiggle room in EPA’s carbon goals

Arizona looks for wiggle room in EPA’s carbon goals

And the feds say they're willing to listen.

August 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Land Swap

Land Swap

Arizona Land Commissioner Vanessa Hickman, second from left, says the bill would lead to commercial, wind and solar development.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
State backs bill streamlining public-land swaps

State backs bill streamlining public-land swaps

Easier exchanges could bring more revenue for education.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State’s same-sex couples could get family leave

State’s same-sex couples could get family leave

Advocates welcome Labor Department proposal for the political statement it makes.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
School-supply costs, requests keep growing

School-supply costs, requests keep growing

Parents now spending about $100 per child.

August 01, 2014 5:33 pmLoading…
Zuni sucker endangered, wildlife service says

Zuni sucker endangered, wildlife service says

Fish found only in Arizona, New Mexico suffers habitat loss, other incursions.

July 25, 2014 3:27 pmLoading…
Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Arizona congressman praises 10-year-old girl's courage.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona parents urge VA reforms after son's suicide

Arizona parents urge VA reforms after son's suicide

They tell congressional panel he was turned away once when seeking treatment.

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Franks. Mia

Franks. Mia

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, presents a certificate to Mia Robertson, 10, for the work she and her family — the subjects of the reality show "Duck Dynasty" — have done to raise awarness about cleft lips and cleft palates. Mia' brothers, Reed and Cole, are behind her.

July 12, 2014 8:28 pm
Franks, Mia

Franks, Mia

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, listens as Jase Robertson talks about his daughter, Mia's, cleft palate. Robertson and his wife, Missy, and their children Mia, Reed and Cole, from left, are featured in the reality show "Duck Dynasty."

July 12, 2014 8:30 pm
Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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AZ farmers worry, wait after swine virus spreads

AZ farmers worry, wait after swine virus spreads

Will mean slimmer margins for farmers and, likely, higher prices for consumers.

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona gets F on family-friendly workplace policies

Arizona gets F on family-friendly workplace policies

The recent report is from the National Partnership for Women and Families.

July 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
New challenges arise as Arizona’s population ages

New challenges arise as Arizona’s population ages

Those 55 and older accounted for 1.8M people in Arizona in 2013.

July 02, 2014 12:02 pm Photos

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Homeland Security: Arizona deserved a warning

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visiting Nogales today.

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Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Petition cites 110,000 square miles of potential bear habitat in four Western states.

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Federal land payments to counties might end

Payments important to Western states

June 20, 2014 2:31 pmLoading…
Scottsdale called second-best ‘foodie’ city in U.S.

Scottsdale called second-best ‘foodie’ city in U.S.

Scottsdale is named the second-best city for “foodies” in the U.S. in a new survey.

June 20, 2014 12:00 am
Patriots of all stripes will celebrate Flag Day today

Patriots of all stripes will celebrate Flag Day today

WASHINGTON — It’s a holiday weekend, but you can be forgiven if the first holiday that comes to mind is Father’s Day – and not Flag Day.

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Flag Day

Flag Day

A flag that has flown over the U.S. Capitol is ready for shipping from the office of Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz. Flag Day has been officially celebrated on June 14 since 1950.

June 13, 2014 6:21 pm

Business, farm leaders push case for immigration reform

WASHINGTON — Former Arizona Rep. John Shadegg called for fellow Republicans in the House to move forward with immigration legislation, saying that reform would benefit the economy and create jobs.

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Senate committee deals with Border Patrol pay

WASHINGTON – A Senate committee was urged to fix the “hopelessly broken” overtime policy for Border Patrol agents, by boosting agents’ base pay but cutting any extra pay they would otherwise get for overtime hours.

June 10, 2014 1:27 pmLoading…

Looming fund shortfall will not hit Ariz. road projects – yet

WASHINGTON — Despite a possible shortfall in the federal highway trust fund, the Arizona Department of Transportation does not anticipate delays of any current or scheduled projects this summer, a spokeswoman said.

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Arizona has among steepest cuts under new EPA carbon-emission rules

Arizona has among steepest cuts under new EPA carbon-emission rules

WASHINGTON – Arizona power plants would have to make the second-highest reductions in carbon emissions in the nation under new rules proposed Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Senate bill seen as friendly to Navajo mining interests

Senate bill seen as friendly to Navajo mining interests

WASHINGTON — Navajo officials applauded a Senate committee’s approval this week of an energy bill that includes provisions making it easier for the Navajo Nation to sign leases for mining on its lands.

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Fair Trade coffee

Fair Trade coffee

The E-Café coffee warehouse in Chiapas, Mexico. E-Café is a nonprofit organization that helps small-scale coffee farmers produce, process and export specialty coffee.

May 23, 2014 3:54 pm
Fair trade coffee

Fair trade coffee

Indigenous families like that of Saramanco Gutierrez are the backbone of Mexico’s organic-coffee industry.

May 23, 2014 3:54 pm
Fair trade coffee

Fair trade coffee

Fair trade coffeeMariano Perez Cura sews shut a sack of processed organic coffee harvested from small farms in Chiapas, Mexico. The coffee will be exported to the U.S., Europe or Japan.

May 23, 2014 3:54 pm
Fair trade coffee

Fair trade coffee

Fair trade coffeeRust fungus invades the leaves of a coffee plant and reduce its ability to produce coffee cherries. These plants near the village of Chenaló in Chiapas, Mexico, show signs of the fungus.

May 23, 2014 3:54 pm
Moises de la Cruz

Moises de la Cruz

Moises de la Cruz holds ears of corn grown on his 7-acre mountainous plot of land 120 miles north of Guatemala. 

May 22, 2014 4:09 pm
Moises de la Cruz

Moises de la Cruz

Moises de la Cruz’s lone cow grazes on his subsistence farm near the town of Buena Vista in Chiapas, Mexico.

May 22, 2014 4:09 pm
Not much to show for Mining and Mineral Museum’s closure

Not much to show for Mining and Mineral Museum’s closure

PHOENIX — For Sandra Sawyer, the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum was about seeing her son’s eyes widen before a large purple amethyst.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum

Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum

Children look at exhibits at the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum, which closed in 2011 to make way for the Arizona Centennial Museum, which was never funded.

May 09, 2014 4:15 pm
Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum

Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum

In the early 1990s, the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum moved from the Arizona State Fairgrounds to the former El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium near the state Capitol.

May 09, 2014 4:15 pm

More Arizona dogs getting sick eating edible pot

PHOENIX – Dogs get into things, whether it be chewing up a shoe, digging through the trash or grabbing food off the table. Now some owners need to add marijuana edibles to the list of items to keep away from man’s best friend.

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Study finds mercury in trout caught in three Grand Canyon creeks

With their natural beauty and protected environments, the Grand Canyon and other national parks in the West would seem removed from having mercury in their streams and rivers.

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Digital book program

Digital book program

Terri Clark says that in summer, kids “actually backtrack” on what they’ve learned.

April 22, 2014 9:06 pm
Digital book program aims to prevent summer reading slide

Digital book program aims to prevent summer reading slide

PHOENIX — Summer vacation often means a break from schoolwork for students, but to Terri Clark it means the potential for the summer slide — and not the one at the local water park.

April 22, 2014 8:54 pmLoading…

Report: Arizona Indian gaming revenue up 3 percent in 2012

WASHINGTON — Indian gaming revenue in Arizona grew by 3 percent in 2012, even though no new facilities came online and the number of games in the state declined.

April 18, 2014 2:41 pmLoading…

Officials say Arizona's water plans should be long-term

PHOENIX — Residents in the Sun Corridor from Phoenix to Tucson turn on faucets, water lawns and fill swimming pools without much doubt that the state’s most precious resource will always be there.

April 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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