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Senate Committee Votes to Block Local Soda Taxes

Mar 7, 2018 The bill in the Arizona Legislature wouldn't ban such taxes in the state, but would block local governments from instituting them.

Controlled Burn Thursday at Sweetwater Wetlands

Mar 7, 2018 Fire will train TFD crews and destroy mosquito habitat.

Lawyers Working to Free Jailed Mexican Journalist Who Sought Asylum

Mar 7, 2018 Emilio Gutierrez fled Mexico after reporting on corruption in the country's military.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

Mar 6, 2018 The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

Marana Unified School District to Consider Closing Thornydale Elementary

Mar 6, 2018 The school has 313 students, the fewest in more than two decades.

Fewer Visitors From Mexico Coming to Arizona

Mar 6, 2018 The state's No. 1 source of international tourists has seen a 10 percent drop in visitors in one year.

Measure Would Double the Terms of State Legislators

Mar 6, 2018 A proposal in the Arizona Legislature would double the terms for lawmakers.

South-Side Food Court Aims to Fill Need on Transforming South Side

Mar 6, 2018 American Eat Company is one of many projects promising economic growth in the area.

Study to Examine Effects of Arizona Recession-Era Health Insurance Cutbacks

Mar 6, 2018 UA researchers are investigating how the state tried to deal with Recession budget shortfalls.

Pima County Corrections Officer Arrested Over Smuggling

Mar 5, 2018 Martin Lopez had worked 11 months as corrections officer and was on probationary status.

George Brookbank, Gardening Author and Advocate, Dies at 93

Mar 5, 2018 Brookbank inspired thousands of people with his knowledge and enthusiasm.

Researcher Looks at Impact of Smartphones on Romantic Relationships

Mar 5, 2018 While it creates a direct line to our partners, dependency may mean distance.

Bill Aims to Create Statewide Ban on Texting While Driving

Mar 5, 2018 Arizona is one of two states that have yet to ban some form of texting while driving.

What's the Impact of the FBI Investigation on Arizona Basketball’s Legacy?

Mar 5, 2018 The team wrapped up its regular season last week amid dramatic ups and downs over reporting on the probe.

Student Lobbying Efforts Double as Civics Lesson

Mar 5, 2018 A Tucson high school is getting a first-hand look at the legislative process.

Arizona Education Department: Outdated IT a Top Priority

Mar 5, 2018 But replacing old computer system still secondary to increasing teacher pay.

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