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1 hr ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Motor homes, drugs seized in separate smuggling busts

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three Arizonans and seized more than $600,000 in drugs found in motor homes in separate drug-smuggling busts at the Port of Lukeville.

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Related Topix: Drugs

5 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

ADOT website goes mobile

The Arizona Department of Transportation is going high tech these days, it now has a mobile version of its website.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Olympian

Brewer vetoes bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years

Arizona Speaker of The House Andy Tobin, left, R-Paulden, talks with Majority Leader David Gowan, Sr., R-Sierra Vista, at the Arizona Capitol on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Arizona Government, Paulden, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Arizona court rules on DUI law for marijuana users

Authorities can't prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in the latest opinion on an issue that several states have grappled with across the nation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Arizona Government, Washington DC

Phoenix New Times

Arizona Legislators Pass Bill to Remove Words 'Disabled' and 'Handicapped' From State Law

The Arizona Legislature has passed a bill that would replace the words "disabled" and "handicapped" in state law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Verde Independent

Arizona unemployment rate remains at 7.3%

Arizona added 15,600 jobs in March over February. But that was good enough to only result in a 1.9 percent year-over-year change in employment.

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Related Topix: Computers

KTAR

Arizona Capitol Museum to display new exhibit

A new exhibit featuring digital technology to tell parts of Arizona's history will be on display at the Arizona Capitol Museum starting Saturday.

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The Kingman Daily Miner

Arizona superintendent candidate: 'Take back' education, nix Common Core

Douglas spoke Monday before the Kingman Republican Men's Club on what she called "The Unconstitutional Federal Takeover of Local Education."

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Phoenix New Times

SB 1070 Harboring Provision Won't Be Restored by U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Arizona's appeal of a lower court's decision that blocked a provision of Senate Bill 1070.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, ACLU

ABC15.com

DPS: Woman killed in crash on eastbound I-10

DPS spokesman Carrick Cook said a truck was getting on the highway at a high rate of speed when the driver swerved to avoid a slower vehicle.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Bugle

Study finds mercury in trout from Grand Canyon creeks

The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon. A federal study found that fish in the Grand Canyon and 20 other national parks in the West have trace amounts of mercury.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Arizona Government

Phoenix New Times

Fort Huachuca to Get Military's Largest Solar-Power Setup

The U.S. Army announced today that Fort Huachuca, in southern Arizona, will get the largest solar installation of any military base.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Arizonans Continue To Keep Close Tabs On Bundy Ranch

Many Arizonans are keeping their eyes peeled on the Bundy Ranch conflict after supporters lined the main road in Searchlight, Nevada...Senator Harry Reid's hometown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

KTAR

Arizona's fire resources in good shape for now

Position: Senior News Reporter. Started with KTAR July 4, 1999. Favorite food: Steak and shrimp, and any food on campouts.

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Related Topix: Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ, Western, Drama Movies, True Grit, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne, Phoenix, AZ

KTAR

Yuma federal courthouse to be dedicated to judge killed in Tucson rampage

A new federal courthouse in downtown Yuma named after the judge who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage will officially be dedicated.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat

Business Journal

NY lags national average for women state lawmakers

New York lags the national average for women representation in the state Legislature, ranking 33rd out of the 50 states, according to a report by the National Conference of State Legislatures .

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Arizona Government

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Kingman Daily Miner

Candidates to take sides in discussion of Common Core

It's not an official debate, but two candidates for state superintendent of public instruction will square off Monday over their views of Common Core.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer

KOLD-TV Tucson

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

Firefighters have gotten a stronger hold on a wildfire burning near Sierra Vista, allowing some crews to be released from duty.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Hispanic Business

Arizona's Top 3 Debt Consolidation Loan Companies Named By Best DebtConsolidationLoans.org

The company independently reviewed the various debt consolidation loan programs available to Arizonans who are struggling with debt.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance

ABC15.com

Missing Tucson girl's parents still have hope

The parents of a girl who went missing from the bedroom of her Tucson home say they are hopeful that she will come home someday.

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