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  1. House gives OK to electioneering ban on schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    Arizona teachers are worried schools could lose the ability to inform parents about bond measures and other election information that affect their children's education if lawmakers pass a bill moving through the Legislature. The House gave initial approval Thursday to a bill with a provision blocking school or charter school employees from speaking or distributing information in an official capacity to influence an election.

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  2. Arizona gas prices down $1 from a year agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Arizonans aren't seeing gas prices under $2 a gallon anymore, but average state prices are still about a $1 per gallon lower now that they were at the same time last year. Arizona gas prices down $1 from a year ago Arizonans aren't seeing gas prices under $2 a gallon anymore, but average state prices are still about a $1 per gallon lower now that they were at the same time last year.

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  3. Arizona senator wants to make church mandatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    Our Father who art in heaven ... could you take a moment out of your busy schedule and come down here, please? We need You to explain a few things to Arizona senator wants to make church mandatory Our Father who art in heaven ... could you take a moment out of your busy schedule and come down here, please? We need You to explain a few things to Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1bExluH Our Father who art in heaven ... could you take a moment out of your busy schedule and come down here, please? Allen, as You know, is a Republican from Snowflake, a Tea Party favorite who wants to pretend Arizona is an independent country rather than a state, and who believes government should stay completely out of people lives -- unless she can use her position to help out a son-in-law who got into some hot water over behavior with some of the inmates he was guarding at a women's ... (more)

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  4. Hope you have your passport handy: Arizona driver's licenses may ...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    At this point, Arizona is one of only seven states that don't have federally approved REAL ID driver's licenses. The REAL ID program set up accuracy standards for state-issued driver's licenses as a way to inhibit terrorists from using fake identification to board airplanes and enter federal facilities.

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  5. GOP Lawmaker Suggests Mandatory Church AttendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Political Wire

    Arizona state State Sen. Sylvia Allen raised the possibility of requiring church attendance for every American, the Arizona Republic reports. Said Allen: "Probably we should be debating a bill requiring every American to attend a church of their choice on Sunday to see if we can get back to having a moral rebirth."

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  6. Campaigning to fill seatsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | MyIDAccess

    Independent broadliner Shamrock Foods is on a mission to help fill restaurant seats in its home state of Arizona. In mid-September, the company launched the Dine4AZ campaign to encourage the public to help stimulate the economy by dining out.

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  7. Fingerprint bill would close records gapRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    A new bill waiting for the Governor's signature aims to fill a hole in Arizona law enforcement records system. Senate Bill 1295 , introduced by Sen. Steve Smith , requires courts to permanently affix a defendant's fingerprints to their sentence document or order for certain offenses and allows for booking agencies to re-take a set of fingerprints if they are damaged or missing.

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  8. Group plans initiative to legalize Marijuana in ArizonaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - A group that hopes to get a voter initiative on the ballot that would legalize recreational use of marijuana has filed paperwork with the Arizona Secretary of State. Arizonans for Responsible Legalization filed its organization documents Friday.

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  9. DPS officer injured in collision with tractor-trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer was injured on Friday in a collision on Interstate 10 west of Tucson. The DPS SUV collided with a tractor-trailer in the westbound lanes near Tangerine Road.

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  10. Legislature passes bill outlawing aggressive panhandlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KGUN

    The Legislature has passed a bill outlawing aggressive panhandling in public places. The bill passed the Senate on an 18-10 vote and the House on a 33-24 vote.

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  11. House revives effort to make meet Real Id standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KGUN

    The Arizona House has revived an effort that will allow the Arizona Department of Transportation to issue driver's licenses that comply with the federal REAL ID Act. The proposal passed the Senate but stalled in the House.

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  12. Arizona Legislature passes bill on abortion restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KGUN

    The Arizona Legislature has passed a bill that requires abortion providers to tell women the effects of an abortion medication might be reversible. It is believed to be the first time such legislation has passed in the U.S. Critics say there's no science to back up the provision.

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  13. On long-broken Arizona highway, life turns toward normalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    A 23-mile section of Highway 89 in Arizona reopened on March 27 after 2 years - 23 of the most important miles to people in this part of the state. On long-broken Arizona highway, life turns toward normal A 23-mile section of Highway 89 in Arizona reopened on March 27 after 2 years - 23 of the most important miles to people in this part of the state.

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  14. Arizona senator wants mandatory church attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTAR

    "Legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between church and State." However, if it were up to Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, it would be mandatory for Americans to attend a "church of their choice."

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  15. Play chronicles life of former Gov. Raul CastroRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    Arizonans not familiar with the name Raul H. Castro now have a chance to learn more about the state's only Hispanic governor to date. "American Dreamer: The Life and Times of Raull H. Castro," a play about the 98-year-old former governor and U.S. ambassador's life will be playing through until Sunday at Phoenix College's Bulpitt Auditorium.

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  16. New Marijuana-Legalization Ballot Campaign Launched in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    A new marijuana-legalization initiative campaign was filed with the state today, but its organizers aren't ready to say much about it. The chairman of the campaign, Dr. Gina Berman, is the same chairman of the Marijuana Policy Project of Arizona initiative campaign launched in September.

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  17. Arrest made in pastor murderRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Phoenix Police have arrested a man in connection to the death of Phoenix Pastor Jack Moriarty, police spokesman Sgt. Jonathan Howard said.

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  18. Remote Arizona county tackles desert dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KTAR

    In the back of Harry Vaa's blue pickup truck is a refrigerator that he'd like to get rid of. And by taking advantage of an annual countywide cleanup event he can do so without having to drive to a landfill and pay to dump it.

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  19. Interview With Nancy Montoya About 'Arizona Stands Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tucson Weekly

    Last week I interviewed Nancy Montoya, executive producer/reporter for Media Source America, on the show I cohost on Access Tucson, Education: The Rest of the Story . We talked about Arizona's education cuts at the K-12 and college levels and the efforts of a newly created group, Arizona Stands Up , to inform Arizonans about the importance of education and put pressure on the legislature to increase funding for education in future budgets.

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  20. Metro Phoenix needs more affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Finding a house or apartment to rent in metro Phoenix has been getting harder for years, but low-income families are being squeezed out of the market the hardest. Metro Phoenix needs more affordable housing Finding a house or apartment to rent in metro Phoenix has been getting harder for years, but low-income families are being squeezed out of the market the hardest.

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