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Vail Incorporation Vote Expected in November

Jun 25, 2013 Citizens committee has petitions validated for burgeoning suburban community southeast of Tucson.

Key Part of Voting Rights Act Ruled Unconstitutional

Jun 25, 2013 Supreme Court decision, 5-4, frees Arizona, 8 other states from federal preclearance of electoral changes.

Brewer: 'I Demand a Secure Border'

Jun 24, 2013 Governor says she is encouraged by Senate immigration reform but wants security 'as strong as possible.'

Study: AZ Lags National Gains for Charter Schools

Jun 24, 2013 Despite having BASIS nationally ranked, state records low scores in reading, math for nontraditional classrooms.

Supreme Court Wants Limited Affirmative Action

Jun 23, 2013 Justices do not overturn law, but order lower court to apply narrower definition in college admissions case.

TUSD Hires New Superintendent

Jun 19, 2013 Board votes 4 to 1 in favor of H.T. Sanchez, the district’s sole finalist

AZ Illustrated Science: Dealing with Addiction

Jun 18, 2013 AZ Illustrated explores recovering from addiction

AZ Voter ID Law Ruled Unconstitutional

Jun 16, 2013 US Supreme Court says states cannot require proof of citizenship for registration; ballot referendum negated.

AZ Week: School Funding Better, More Needed

Jun 13, 2013 New budget 'very good for education,' one lawmaker says; 'doesn't make up for' $1B in cuts, says another.

AZ Legislature Adjourns Historic Session Early Friday

Jun 13, 2013 Medicaid expansion, budget, early-voting changes, sales-tax reform all make final cut in exhausting session.

Medicaid Drives Coalition to AZ Budget Adoption

Jun 13, 2013 Passage comes on votes of 18-11 in Senate, 33-27 in House, splitting GOP and giving Brewer major victory.

TUSD's Finalist for Superintendent Meets with Public

Jun 13, 2013 Gathering of 50, mostly teachers, hears Texas educator say school system is 'not a troubled district.'

Another Big Drop in AZ Foreclosure Filings

Jun 13, 2013 Down 59.3% statewide from year ago; Phoenix, once nation's worst, saw 64% decline and higher prices.

Immigration Reform Debate Under Way in Senate

Jun 12, 2013 Key sponsor McCain decries amendments as costly, unnecessary; he seeks better use of current technology.

House, Senate in Session on Medicaid, State Budget

Jun 12, 2013 Glut of amendment paperwork bogs down legislative process; all-nighter expected, with proponents optimistic.

Signs Point To Early Monsoon Rains

Jun 12, 2013 Forecaster predicts moisture will come not long after season's official start Saturday, similar to 2012.

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