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New Mexico
Southern New Mexicans are caught in a debate over preserving a stretch of borderland as a national monument. The state’s two Senators and a Representative are pushing separate bills that set different boundaries for the monument. One of the issues at stake is border security.
Jan. 13, 2014
Pancho Villa And Modern Mexico: Chihuahua Legislature Convenes In Ojinaga
Friday, Jan. 10 marked the 100th anniversary of Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's victory at the Battle of Ojinaga, a battle that helped change the course of modern Mexican history.
Jan. 13, 2014
Child Abuse Conviction From Grand Canyon Hike Will Stand
The U.S. Supreme Court will not review the child abuse conviction of an Indiana man who forced his grandsons to take a grueling hike through the Grand Canyon.
Jan. 13, 2014
McCain Wants Congressional Review Of NSA
President Barack Obama plans to begin discussions soon on restricting National Security Agency surveillance.
Jan. 13, 2014
McCain Criticizing Administration
Arizona Sen. John McCain is again criticizing the administration’s policies on Iraq, saying the United States is doing nothing to help end al Qaeda-fueled violence there.
Jan. 13, 2014
A Little More Bipartisanship In The State Capitol?
As lawmakers return to the state capitol Monday, there are indications the partisanship of the past may not be as evident this year.
Jan. 13, 2014
Supreme Court Won
The United States Supreme Court is refusing to hear a case involving Arizona’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Jan. 13, 2014
Rep. Plans To Introduce Measure To Make CPS A Separate Agency
As lawmakers reconvene at the state capitol for the start of their new session, a state Representative on the front lines of the Child Protective Services problems says she’s planning to introduce legislation to make CPS a separate agency.
Jan. 13, 2014
Motorists Can Be Charged For Altering License Plates
State officials say they’re concerned about motorists with specialty plates who may be making changes to them, which is illegal.
Jan. 13, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer to Deliver State of the State Speech Monday
The Arizona legislature comes back into session today, as Governor Jan Brewer will deliver what could be her last State of the State address this afternoon.
Jan. 11, 2014
Data Key To Redeveloping City-Owned Vacant Property
Phoenix's 500-plus square miles are dotted with vacant lots and empty buildings. Some of that property is owned by the city, and it presents opportunities to generate revenue, redevelop neighborhoods or make city land use more efficient.
Jan. 10, 2014
Closing Arguments Begin In Doody Trial
Closing arguments are set to get underway on Monday in the third murder trial for a Phoenix man accused of a mass murder nearly 23 years ago.
Jan. 10, 2014
Phoenix Coyotes Optimistic
The Coyotes lost to the Minnesota Wild Thursday night in Glendale, 4 to 1, but team management is also paying attention to another number, 10,075, the attendance at Thursday night’s game
Jan. 10, 2014
Lawsuit Challenges MCCCD
Some Democratic political leaders in Arizona have filed a lawsuit, challenging part of a 2010 state law that expands the Maricopa Community College District’s Governing Board.
Jan. 10, 2014
State Lawmakers Return
State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, when Governor Jan Brewer gives her State of the State address.
Jan. 10, 2014
Restoring Money To Highways Is A Legislative Priority
One of the priorities when the legislature begins its 2014 session next week, and could draw bipartisan support, is the restoration of money to the Highway User Revenue Fund.
Jan. 10, 2014
Native American Cancer Rates Remain Static
New statistics released by the American Cancer Society show that nationally there's been a 20 percent decrease in risk of death from all cancers. For breast and colon cancer, that rate of decline is closer to 35 percent. However, in the Southwest, there's a slightly different picture.
Jan. 10, 2014
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Still Not A Reality
Comprehensive immigration reform was supposed to become a reality in 2013.
Jan. 10, 2014
Smith Joins A Crowded Republican Field
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith waited…and then waited a little more…then on Thursday, he officially jumped into the race to be Arizona’s next governor.
Jan. 10, 2014
Robrt Pela: Review Of Xanadu
I’m afraid I have seen Xanadu.
Jan. 10, 2014

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