Educators scattered across the Valley Saturday, carrying petitions to get the Invest in Education Act funding measure on the ballot in November. When they reconvened at the Capitol, they had collected over 5,500 signatures.
During the Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit in Tucson earlier this month, leaders touted efforts to make highways safer for travelers heading to popular tourist destinations south of the border. Drivers to Sonora's Sea of Cortez are eager to see those improvements.


A new study suggests that a geologic “pressure release valve” in California’s San Andreas Fault might work more sporadically than previously thought.
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About one-third of surveyed Republicans say they'll be less likely to vote for experienced candidates.
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One of Phoenix’s most valuable downtown parcels will hit the market Monday.
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The Helping Hand for Relief and Development office in Chandler was full of volunteers on Saturday where people were packing large containers with resources needed to support refugees living in camps around the world.
A rare jaguar spotted in Southern Arizona is believed to have died. Only seven of these animals have been seen in the U.S. in the past 25 years.

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If you are bitten by a Lone Star tick, you could develop an unusual allergy to red meat. And as this tick's territory spreads beyond the Southeast, the allergy seems to be spreading with it.
Doctors want to remind moms to get certain vaccines while pregnant. Whooping cough in particular can be deadly for newborns, but only about 50 percent of pregnant women get the vaccine.
President Trump's mixed messages on immigration are making it difficult for Republicans on Capitol Hill to coalesce around legislation. House GOP leaders are still struggling with internal splits.
President Trump is campaigning for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster ahead of Tuesday's primary, and he's also endorsed New York Rep. Dan Donovan. But both could still lose their primaries.
President Erdogan's victory ushers in a powerful new executive presidency eliminating the prime minister's role and grants the leader the ability to rule by decree and dissolve parliament.