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2 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

50 Years of Wilderness in Arizona

A spring flows in the West Clear Creek Wilderness Area outside of Strawberry. September 3 is the 50 year anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act by President Lyndon B. Johnson which created the legal definition of wilderness in the U.S. and protected 9.1 million acres of federal land.

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Related Topix: Travel

6 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly

Public Higher Education: Another Casualty of the Great Recession

Over last weekend we published a Ten Miles Square piece by Janet Napolitano, the former Arizona governor and Secretary of Homeland Security who is now president of the University of California system.

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Related Topix: Janet Napolitano, US Governors, Arizona Government

10 hrs ago | SFGate

Doug Ducey, Fred DuVal battle for Arizona governor

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US News, Jan Brewer, Arizona State University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

USA Today

Official: White House underestimated child migrant surge

Senior leaders in the Obama administration say that as early as last fall they had expected a record wave of migrant children to come over the border this year.

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Dear Kitty

Arizona police kill mentally ill woman

Cloves Campbell, Jr. talks about the police shooting death of Michelle Cusseaux on Thursday, August 14th.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Phoenix, AZ

JD Supra

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney - How Can I be Guilty of DUI...

As a criminal defense attorney in Arizona, I am consistently meeting people who are downright distraught and confused to have been charged with DUI Drugs when the only drug they were using was medical marijuana.

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

Downtown Phoenix Journal

Wire | Small Wonders Map Guides You to Local Destinations

Local First Arizona has released the fifth edition of the Phoenix Small Wonders map, a pocket-sized guide featuring nearly sixty local restaurants, galleries, boutiques, venues, and experiences located in the central Phoenix area.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Verde Independent

Brewer continues to fend off legal challenge to Medicaid

Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Arizona Government

Journalgazette.net

Pace of gun tourism heats up

Firing-range instructor Charles Vacca shows a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi on Monday.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Guns, Wedding

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Gasoline prices in Arizona at $3.43 per gallon

Gasoline prices around Arizona are lower at the pumps for the eighth consecutive week.

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Phoenix New Times

Doug Ducey Supporters Waste No Time Getting Attack Ad Against Fred DuVal on TV

With the primary election barely over, Ducey supporters had a DuVal hit on TV, spending more than a half-million dollars to slam DuVal -- a former member of the Arizona Board of Regents -- for college tuition hikes.

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The New Zealand Herald

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

A death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after Oklahoma's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Prison, Ohio, Ohio Government, Arizona Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors

ABC15.com

Fatal accident closes US 60 at 99th Avenue

The Arizona Department of Public Safety confirms that one person was killed in the accident during Thursday's morning commute.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Sonoran News

a Clear the Bench Arizona announces its mission and call to action

PHOENIX Clear the Bench Arizona is seeking to make a difference and expose the issues and concerns involving the judicial and state bar systems.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ

Business Journal

Tempe adds workplace protections for LGBT, veterans

Tempe voters made their city the first in Arizona to add workplace protections for sexual orientation to its charter by passing Proposition 475, reports KTAR.com.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Neepawa Press

Uzi killing in Arizona displays tragic side of gun tourism as it grows in popularity

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Guns, Wedding

Politico

Arizona solar, Colorado gas and Montana newcomer

As a campaigns influencer, you're getting the latest newsletter out of POLITICO's in-depth series All Policy is Local: Energy, providing deeper coverage of the intersection of pressing policy issues and the most-contested midterms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Daily Chronicle

Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns

PHOENIX – The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Guns

Phoenix New Times

The Truth About Your Arizona Tequila

It's no big secret that tequila isn't tequila unless it's made in Jalisco, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Tequila, Drink, Liquor, World News, Mexico, Wine,

KTAR

Arizona Supreme Court to hear Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal on Medicaid

The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether conservative Republican legislators may challenge Gov. Jan Brewer's expansion of Medicaid health care coverage for low-income people.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Healthcare Law, Law, Arizona Government

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