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Navajo Chief Hearing Officer Fired
The Navajo Nation's chief hearing officer has been fired for not having a state bar license just weeks after he disqualified a presidential candidate for not speaking Navajo fluently.
Dec. 17, 2014
Amy Silverman: The Trouble With Boys
Junior High can be a tough. You remember those days: finding your classes, making friends, growing up. Commentator Amy Silverman is experiencing it again too.
Dec. 17, 2014
Phoenix City Council Asks FAA To Revert To Previous Flight Path
Angry city leaders and community members laid into the Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday afternoon about new flight routes over central Phoenix.
Dec. 16, 2014
Mesa Plants Future Unknown As Court OKs Apple, GT Settlement
The bankruptcy court has agreed to approve a settlement between Apple and its former sapphire glass supplier, but the future of the Mesa plant is still up in the air.
Dec. 16, 2014
ASU Partners With Adidas After 9-Year Deal With Nike
Arizona State University announced a new partnership with Adidas on Tuesday. The apparel manufacturer will be supplying the school’s athletic department with about $4 million in equipment per year from 2015 through the summer of 2023.
Dec. 16, 2014
Man Who Mailed Bomb To Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sentenced To Prison
An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison after he was convicted of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Dec. 16, 2014
Amanda Adkins
Amanda Adkins is a local artist. In 2013 she was hired to paint a mural for the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix. Over the month of December, she painted some of the people who helped make that theater so special, including founder Helen Mason.
Dec. 16, 2014
Pima Countys Vote To Ban Hiring Of Tobacco Users May Be Delayed
A vote on whether to ban Pima County from hiring smokers may be delayed.
Dec. 16, 2014
Large Philanthropist Gift To UA-Partnered Giant Magellan Telescope Observatory
The University of Arizona is partnering with ten other institutions to build the world’s largest telescope. Now, the founder of a Scottsdale based company is giving the project a sizable boost.
Dec. 16, 2014
Catholic Diocese In New Mexico Issues Accused Clergy List
The Catholic Diocese of Gallup, N.M., has released a list of what it calls “credibly accused clergy” linked to decades-old sex abuse cases in Arizona and New Mexico.
Dec. 16, 2014
Phoenix City Council Deals With Flight Noise Complaints
Phoenix is taking steps to deal with airplane noise resulting from a new flight path over Phoenix’s historic FQ Story neighborhood.
Dec. 15, 2014
A Winner In CD2 Recount Expected Wednesday
Pima and Cochise counties have finished more than a week-long recount in the 2nd Congressional District race between Republican Challenger Martha McSally and Democratic representative Ron Barber. The winner is set to be announced on Wednesday.
Dec. 15, 2014
Supreme Court Refuses To Enforce Arizona Medical Abortion Law
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t allow Arizona to enforce a state law that restricts medical abortions. The appeal involves a drug called RU-486 that induces abortions in the early stages of pregnancy.
Dec. 15, 2014
DREAMers Fight To Get Drivers Licenses May Not End Tuesday
Tuesday the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling ordering Arizona to issue drivers licenses to immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children, also known as DREAMers, goes into effect.
Dec. 15, 2014
Scottsdale Police Labor Group Defends Big Payouts To Telemarketer
Scottsdale police labor organization president Jim Hill defends spending two-thirds of donations for Shop With A Cop and other kids events on telemarketing, while other Valley police unions say nearly every penny goes to the charitable causes.
Dec. 15, 2014
UA Hospital Opens New Burn Treatment Room
The University of Arizona Medical Center is unveiling a new burn treatment room.
Dec. 15, 2014
Judge Says Cell Phone Tracking Device Details Can Stay Secret
The Pima County Superior Court has ruled that Arizonans are not entitled to details on a device that allows police to track cell phone data. The decision blocks the public from viewing things like training manuals for a device called the “StingRay."
Dec. 15, 2014
Navajo Officials Buy Back Seven Tribal Masks For Sale At Paris Auction House
Seven masks considered sacred to the Navajo Nation went on sale at a Paris auction house Monday morning. However, the tribe successfully bid and purchased all of them.
Dec. 15, 2014
A Marathoners Though Decision To Call It Quits
Participating in marathon races takes discipline and training. For one Buckeye man, long distance running competitions has been a hobby for decades. The city of Buckeye marathon was this past weekend and he made this event his last long distance run.
Dec. 15, 2014
Trial Set In Rare Border Rape Case Prosecuted In Arizona Court
The case of a Mexican man who agreed to plead guilty to raping a 14-year-old migrant girl is now heading to trial in Arizona's Santa Cruz county.
Dec. 15, 2014

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