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Economist Byron Schlomach On Potential Federal Gas Tax Increase
Arizona’s average gas price is just more than $2 a gallon and the national average isn’t much higher than that.
Jan. 8, 2015
Recent CDC Study Shows High Number Of Arizonans Died From Alcohol Poisoning
On average, 93 Arizonans died of alcohol poisoning each year between 2010 and 2012, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jan. 8, 2015
Number Of Health Care Providers Offering Child Vaccinations Down Due To Costs
The number of health care providers offering childhood vaccinations are down, according to state health officials.
Jan. 8, 2015
President Obamas Phoenix Visit Focuses On Real Estate Recovery
President Obama was in Phoenix today to promote plans to cut the Federal Housing Administrations mortgage insurance premium rates for home buyers.
Jan. 8, 2015
Flagstaff Looks To Build Housing For Vets
The Flagstaff City Council wants city staffers to look into the possibility of building a veterans home in the city.
Jan. 8, 2015
Tucson Marks Fourth Anniversary Of Deadly Shooting
It has been four years since a shooting in Tucson left six people dead and several others injured, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Jan. 8, 2015
Rights Group: President’s Action Criminalizes Those Trying To Join Family
A report released Thursday suggests President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration doesn’t go far enough to shield parents of United States citizens from deportation.
Jan. 8, 2015
State Oil Inspectors In New Mexico Overwhelmed
The number of active wells across the state of New Mexico is 60,000. Compare that to the number of state inspectors who check those wells. Statewide there are just 14.
Jan. 8, 2015
EPA: Climate Action Is In Communitys Hands
Part of the Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona will soon be shutting down to comply with EPA standards. While this upset some, the EPA insists climate action is in the hands of the community.
Jan. 7, 2015
Lawyers Ask For Final Ruling In DACA Drivers License Case
It’s been more than two weeks since Arizona began issuing driver’s licenses to young immigrants in response to a federal appeals court’s preliminary injunction. But the legal case still isn’t over yet.
Jan. 7, 2015
New Arizona AG May Try To Revive State Human Smuggling Law
Arizona's new Attorney General Mark Brnovich just took office this week, but he has already made his first move to defend one of the state's contested immigration laws.
Jan. 7, 2015
Teen Pregnancy Rates Down In Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health reports a 10 percent drop in teen pregnancy from 2012 to 2013.
Jan. 7, 2015
McCain Named Chairman Of The Armed Services Committee
Arizona Sen. John McCain was named chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services Wednesday for the 114th congress.
Jan. 7, 2015
EPA Administrator Defends Fuel Standards And Public Transit Amid Falling Gas Prices
Gas prices continue to fall around the state, with some stations below $1.90. However, don’t expect fuel efficiency standards to fall as well.
Jan. 7, 2015
Pieces Of Havasus London Bridge Found
Divers are recovering chunks of Lake Havasu City’s London Bridge, one piece at a time.
Jan. 7, 2015
An Amusement Park May Be Coming To Williams
The little town of Williams is known for being on Old Route 66 and close to the Grand Canyon.
Jan. 7, 2015
State, Local Officials Meet To Discuss Fate Of Ethnic Studies In Tucson Schools
The new superintendents of Arizona and the Tucson Unified School District met Wednesday to discuss the fate of ethnic studies in the city’s public schools.
Jan. 7, 2015
Arizona Game And Fish Threatens To Sue Federal Government Over Mexican Wolves
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is threatening to sue the federal government in an effort to force the development of an updated Mexican Wolf recovery plan. The agency served Interior Department officials with a notice of intent Tuesday.
Jan. 7, 2015
Phoenix Police Say Theyre Ready For Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is less than a month away and city leaders and law enforcement say they’re ready for the big event, despite there being fewer police officers on the street.
Jan. 7, 2015
Bruce Liggett On Departure Of DES Director Clarence Carter
We followed up on the news that Clarence Carter will resign on Friday from his post as director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security.
Jan. 7, 2015

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