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Congress Trent Franks on 41st Anniversary of Roe v. Wade


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CPS CARE report shows 400 children removed from homes



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New Apple plant in Mesa brings 700 new jobs


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Susan Carlson: Higher pay key to solving teacher shortage



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Prison 2015 funding request questioned, crime rate decreased


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Obamacare Law affects those with insurance through work too


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Immigrant man’s ‘parole’ a relief for son in Guard


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Tucson, Phoenix may open joint trade office in Mexico City


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Success in housing for homeless veterans touted

Tucson Red Cross has special help for veterans

Time to save the A-10's ass, after years of it saving ours


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Historic Chevelon Creek Bridge reopens

Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear


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AG Tom Horne seeks campaign finance settlement


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Navajos recall long walk to voting rights


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Joe Arpaio demands $39 Million from Eric Holder

Clarence Dupnik chooses possible replacement in Christopher Nanos

Ex-police NY chief Robert Warshaw picked to monitor Arpaio’s office


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Greg Stanton: Super Bowl Party on us

Phoenix deals with leadership exodus

Phoenix's Shine Coffee turns vacant lot into a ‘pop-up park’

Brewer’s budget: Seeks to give $15M for TGen

Phoenix council votes to televise public comments


TUCSON
New plans for Old Tucson on the horizon

Pedestrian Advisory Committee aims to change driving culture

Steve Kozachik opposes Broadway widening, pushing film perks


YUMA
Brewer budget has cash for new Yuma veterans home


FLAGSTAFF
Pulliam Airport work to take off


MESA
Noise from Mesa's Falcon Field draws more complaints

Mesa activates 2 solar power electric systems


CHANDLER
Chandler City Council considers update of city development fees


GILBERT
School voucher program intrigues Gilbert Public Schools

Gilbert might tighten rules for apartment builders


TEMPE
Tempe Towne Centre sells for $5.25 million

Tempe Fire Department will change its name


SCOTTSDALE
Scottsdale Airport looks at plans for stronger runway

Valet operators (customers) in Scottsdale could see a fee hike


PARADISE VALLEY
Paradise Valley schools chief touts global education focus


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GLENDALE
Mayor Jerry Weiers warns of no more Super Bowls


PEORIA
Peoria mayor urges cautious economic approach


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Buckeye officially changes name from 'town' to 'city'


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Surprise to grant more funds to non-profits


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Cave Creek City Council Members Could Be Recalled


CAREFREE



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Former teacher, principal Tina Seeley named PUSD board president

New state impact-fee law presents planning challenges for Prescott

PUSD enrollment decline shows signs of slowing: Cuts still under discussion

Council OKs Willow Creek apartments: 160-unit complex approved despite traffic, density fears


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City courts in City of Maricopa taken over amid inquiry


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Sen. Flake to speak at chamber luncheon

LHUSD OKs trip, recognizes donations


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Americans for Prosperity leader praises local legislators

Herald pushes for texting ban for Sierra Vista City Council


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Despite park closure, Page October sales up


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Willcox-area halfway house rejected


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Tom Horne rejects plea deal, still ahead in campaign finances

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Sen Anna Tovar’s challenge: Uniting a divided Democratic caucus


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***EDITORIAL PAGES***

REPUBLIC
Laurie Roberts: Snatching away legislative freebies? (Oh, the agony!)


DAILY STAR
Tim Steller: Time for Tucson's ugly asphalt sea to recede


EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE
Richardson: This is only first step in AZ human traficking problems


FLAGSTAFF DAILY SUN
Separating CPS from DES unwise, wasteful


YUMA SUN
Labeling rule is attack on small business


PAYSON ROUNDUP
Political Parties: The Real Enemy?


SIERRA VISTA HERALD
Our View: Charles Flanagan, The right guy for the job


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