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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Senate to probe allegations against Phoenix VA

Republican Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake raised concerns last week and again Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Representative Kyrsten Sinema

7 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Yuma courthouse dedicated to judge killed on Jan. 8, 2011

Judge Roll was one of six people killed in the January 8 shooting in 2011. Today he will be honored with the dedication of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Yuma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat

11 hrs ago | The Bugle

Governor signs measure aiming to combat human trafficking in Arizona

Gov. Jan Brewer discusses a new law aimed at combating human trafficking in Arizona.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Arizona Government, Jan Brewer, Criminal Defense Law, Law

16 hrs ago | KTAR

El Nino's winter return could hit big in Arizona

Position: Senior News Reporter. Started with KTAR July 4, 1999. Favorite food: Steak and shrimp, and any food on campouts.

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Related Topix: Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, Western, Drama Movies, True Grit, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne

19 hrs ago | Skift

Arizona Governor Will Decide if Rideshare Companies Are Exempt from Regulations

Lawmakers and the local and state level will soon be forced to reckon with the un-level playing fields they're creating between drivers with apps and those without.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

20 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Arizona Legislature adjourns after 101 days

But the Arizona Legislature did it. It officially wrapped up its 2014 session around 1:45 a.m. on Thursday, following hours of debates that began Wednesday and a last-minute threat by House legislators over a bill that extends the life of several state boards.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Education, School Vouchers, Education Etc.

22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Paola Hartley & Astrit Zejnati Sign On as Faculty Members for...

Paola Hartley and Astrit Zejnati , principal dancers of Ballet Arizona, will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive from July 28-August 1, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, World News, Germany, Music!, Drama Movies

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Delays continue on I-10 between Vail and Benson

Lanes will be closed on both directions of the freeway from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

KTAR

Arizona Senate approves Yarnell Hill memorial site plan

The Arizona Senate has approved a bill creating a memorial site honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire last year.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Star-Telegram.com

6 fired for closing Arizona child abuse reports

Five senior Arizona child welfare employees who officials said orchestrated a plan that led to more than 6,500 Arizona child abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations were fired Wednesday in the first major personnel action since the cases were discovered in November.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Governors, Jan Brewer

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Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy Accepting Applications

The Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy, the flagship program of the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership at the Flinn Foundation, is now accepting applications for its 2014 cohort.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Phoenix New Times

Distracted Driving Causing Crashes in Arizona, but Cell Phones Not the Biggest Cause

People who text and drive are notoriously bad drivers, but according to recent crash statistics, most accidents caused by distracted driving don't involve cell phone use.

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KTAR

Phoenix City Council votes on water measures

The council voted unanimously Tuesday to form a partnership with Tucson water providers that would allow for storage and recovery of Central Arizona Project water between the two regions.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Motor homes, drugs seized in separate smuggling busts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three Arizonans and seized more than $600,000 in drugs found in motor homes in separate drug-smuggling busts at the Port of Lukeville.

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Related Topix: Drugs

KOLD-TV Tucson

ADOT website goes mobile

The Arizona Department of Transportation is going high tech these days, it now has a mobile version of its website.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Olympian

Brewer vetoes bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years

Arizona Speaker of The House Andy Tobin, left, R-Paulden, talks with Majority Leader David Gowan, Sr., R-Sierra Vista, at the Arizona Capitol on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Arizona Government, Paulden, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Arizona court rules on DUI law for marijuana users

Authorities can't prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in the latest opinion on an issue that several states have grappled with across the nation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Arizona Government, Washington DC

Phoenix New Times

Arizona Legislators Pass Bill to Remove Words 'Disabled' and 'Handicapped' From State Law

The Arizona Legislature has passed a bill that would replace the words "disabled" and "handicapped" in state law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Verde Independent

Arizona unemployment rate remains at 7.3%

Arizona added 15,600 jobs in March over February. But that was good enough to only result in a 1.9 percent year-over-year change in employment.

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Related Topix: Computers

KTAR

Arizona Capitol Museum to display new exhibit

A new exhibit featuring digital technology to tell parts of Arizona's history will be on display at the Arizona Capitol Museum starting Saturday.

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