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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.

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Website study: Arizona 6th worst for teachers

Website study: Arizona 6th worst for teachers

Average starting salary is 44th lowest, according to WalletHub.

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Ducey, DuVal divided on driver's licenses for dreamers

Ducey, DuVal divided on driver's licenses for dreamers

Candidates for governor disagree on whether "dreamers" should be allowed to drive.

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Gubernatorial candidates debate

Gubernatorial candidates debate

Gubernatorial candidates Fred DuVal, John Mealer, Barry Hess and Doug Ducey face off Monday night at KAET-TV with host Ted Simons.

September 29, 2014 5:20 pm
Prop 122 seeks AZ opt-out of federal programs

Prop 122 seeks AZ opt-out of federal programs

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

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DuVal, Ducey spar over state's education

DuVal, Ducey spar over state's education

Fred DuVal supports Common Core academic standards; Doug Ducey opposes them.

September 28, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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"Dark money' group sues state over slow records delivery

"Dark money' group sues state over slow records delivery

A independent campaign committee is suing the state for failing to respond to a massive public records request promptly.

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Brewer: Terminally ill deserve access to experimental drugs

Brewer: Terminally ill deserve access to experimental drugs

She supports Proposition 303 and says her opposition to medical marijuana has evolved.

September 27, 2014 12:00 am
Preferential hiring of Navajo at mine ruled OK

Preferential hiring of Navajo at mine ruled OK

Appeals court ruling Friday in discrimination case sets precedent.

September 26, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Common Core at core of state school's chief campaign

Common Core at core of state school's chief campaign

PHOENIX — Republican Diane Douglas said voters should elect her as the next state schools chief to save education in Arizona from “people in the ivory towers that actually have the audacity to refer to our children as human capital.”

September 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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600 kids removed from homes in Arizona follow-up

600 kids removed from homes in Arizona follow-up

It took months to look at old CPS complaints, and there's still a backlog.

September 25, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
State: Review of ignored child-abuse complaints complete

State: Review of ignored child-abuse complaints complete

Report reveals nearly 600 children removed from homes as part of investigation.

September 25, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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Kirkpatrick, Tobin trade wide range of blame

Kirkpatrick, Tobin trade wide range of blame

Democratic Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick and Republican challenger Andy Tobin trade accusations during debate

September 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lower incomes reduce Arizonans' happiness, WalletHub says

Lower incomes reduce Arizonans' happiness, WalletHub says

Our incomes are below the national average and not growing, report notes.

September 24, 2014 3:09 pmLoading…
ACLU, booksellers challenge state's new 'revenge porn' law

ACLU, booksellers challenge state's new 'revenge porn' law

The lawsuit says the law infringes on First Amendment rights.

September 23, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Schools offer to excuse $1.3B in 'back pay'

Schools offer to excuse $1.3B in 'back pay'

In order to settle inflation adjustment lawsuit, schools provide straight-forward offer.

September 22, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Democrats question GOP Corporation Commission candidate funding

Democrats question GOP Corporation Commission candidate funding

Democratic Corporation Commission candidates say state's largest utility trying to buy seats on regulatory board.

September 22, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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DuVal/Ducey disagree on influence of tax cuts

DuVal/Ducey disagree on influence of tax cuts

Ducey thinks cuts will boost business and lower unemployment. DuVal, not so...

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Gay marriage undermines traditional nuptials, state argues

Gay marriage undermines traditional nuptials, state argues

Lawyer argues allowing gay marriage will lead to societal weakening.

September 19, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Tucson easily tops Phoenix in 'educated cities' list

Tucson easily tops Phoenix in 'educated cities' list

We get extra credit for having the University of Arizona.

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Arizona's jobless rate increases for 3rd straight month

Arizona's jobless rate increases for 3rd straight month

Indications are that hiring may not improve for awhile.  

September 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
State unemployment rate up for third month in a row

State unemployment rate up for third month in a row

Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.1 percent.

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US Supreme Court to hear Gilbert church's signage case

US Supreme Court to hear Gilbert church's signage case

A church in Gilbert wants to be able to use larger signage.

September 17, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Lawmaker wants to require citizenship test for graduation

Lawmaker wants to require citizenship test for graduation

High school students would have to pass basic civics test.

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Tucson fights release of cellphone tracking efforts

Tucson fights release of cellphone tracking efforts

Releasing information about cellphone traffic jeopardizes national security, city says.

September 16, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Republicans troubled by independents' impact in primary

Republicans troubled by independents' impact in primary

PHOENIX — Republicans may try to block independents from participating in future party primaries after their turnout in last month’s election.

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Arizona Supreme Court to review political attack ads

Arizona Supreme Court to review political attack ads

High court decision could determine whether those financing commercials must be disclosed

September 14, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
State abortion rate up slightly

State abortion rate up slightly

New state report shows women in nearly all age groups got abortions at a slightly higher rate than last year.

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Same-sex survivor is victorious in federal court

Same-sex survivor is victorious in federal court

Ruling could be first crack in Arizona’s ban on gay marriage.

September 12, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Fred McQuire

Fred McQuire

Jennifer Pizer, attorney for the Lambda legal defense fund, discusses the case of Fred McQuire, seated, who sought to be listed as the surviving spouse of George Martinez, whom he married in California. With them is Patrick Ralph, who is in a similar legal position.

September 12, 2014 2:44 pm
Green Valley man wins legal fight for death benefits

Green Valley man wins legal fight for death benefits

Fred McQuire and his attorney Jennifer Pizer talk to reporters after today's hearing in Phoenix. A judge ruled McQuire is entitled to be named spouse of his late partner, George Martinez.

September 12, 2014 12:41 pm
Green Valley man wins legal fight for death benefits

Green Valley man wins legal fight for death benefits

Fred McQuire now listed as legal spouse of George Martinez.

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Elections commission launches formal investigation of Horne

Elections commission launches formal investigation of Horne

Commission rebuffs arguments by Dennis Wilenchik, Horne’s attorney.

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DuVal=Ducey

DuVal=Ducey

(Foto por Howard Fischer)Candidatos para la gobernatura Doug Ducey (izq) y Fred DuVal (der) en su primer debate en Chandler, el 10 de septiembre.

September 11, 2014 2:16 pm
Ducey, DuVal split on education funding in debate

Ducey, DuVal split on education funding in debate

Democratic DuVal wants to restore inflation funding for schools. Republican Ducey disagrees.

September 10, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Brewer declines to back legislative pay raise

Brewer declines to back legislative pay raise

Also won't endorse GOP nominee for state schools chief.

September 10, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Brewer's pre-debate advice to Ducey, Duval: Avoid the pause

Brewer's pre-debate advice to Ducey, Duval: Avoid the pause

Gov. Jan Brewer made national news four years ago in her lone televised debate.

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Report: Tucson only so-so for Hispanic entrepreneurs

Report: Tucson only so-so for Hispanic entrepreneurs

WalletHub report praises Tucson's small business atmosphere but finds income lacking.

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Report: Horne’s race used $300K in state resources

Report: Horne’s race used $300K in state resources

“Volunteers” for Horne’s campaign were not really volunteers at all, it says.

September 09, 2014 9:45 pm Photos

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Official: Horne campaign used $300K in office help

Official: Horne campaign used $300K in office help

Clean Elections Commission to meet Thursday to decide issue involving attorney general.

September 09, 2014 2:58 pmLoading…
State defends refusal to recognize California gay marriage

State defends refusal to recognize California gay marriage

A lawyer for the state argues widow benefits for gay marriage survivor.

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State voter turnout 27 percent; Pima County 30 percent

State voter turnout 27 percent; Pima County 30 percent

Pima County had a 30.1 percent primary election turnout, easily exceeding  the state average.

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Horne ends effort to stop investigation

Horne ends effort to stop investigation

Files court motion to dismiss the lawsuit he had filed.

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Feds want to void Arizona smuggling law

Feds want to void Arizona smuggling law

Federal laws pre-empt state version, lawyers argue.

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Former schools chief calls Douglas 'destructive'

Former schools chief calls Douglas 'destructive'

 Says Diane Douglas is "promoting a sort of a paranoia."

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Same-sex suit seeks status as widower

Same-sex suit seeks status as widower

Attorney hoping for prompt ruling in case to ease financial burden.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson is nation's 24th best city for retirees, study says

Tucson is nation's 24th best city for retirees, study says

WalletHub finds Tucson is affordable but lags in health care.

September 03, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Green Valley man seeks legal 'spouse' label after husband's death

Green Valley man seeks legal 'spouse' label after husband's death

Fred McQuire is in danger of losing the couple's Green Valley home.

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Governor's attorneys ask judges to delay 'Dreamers' licenses

Governor's attorneys ask judges to delay 'Dreamers' licenses

Judges asked to reject plea to force her to start issuing licenses.

September 02, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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