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  1. Coming meetings take on local, statewide group-home issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Arizona Legislature live video service/file photo Rep. Noel Campbell, R-Prescott, testifies Feb. 16 in front of the Arizona House Children and Family Affairs Committee in favor of his bill to regulate alcohol and drug addiction recovery group homes. Cindy Barks The Daily Courier PRESCOTT - The group recovery-home issue will be back in the forefront during two September meetings - one set by the City of Prescott, and another by the Arizona State Legislature .

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  2. Loop 202 demolition contractor ignores charity, tosses materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Loop 202 demolition contractor ignores charity, tosses materials Demolition contractor for Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway in Phoenix area is leaving behind apparently salvageable materials like windows. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1EGEjfP According to ADOT, "the Loop 202 freeway, also known as the South Mountain Freeway, will run east and west along Pecos Road and then turn north between 55th and 63rd avenues, connecting with Interstate 10 on each end."

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  3. Guadalupe vice mayor calls for mayor to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    But Mayor Rebecca Jimenez's term could come to an abrupt end; the number-two in charge, Vice Mayor Andrew Sanchez, is calling for Jimenez to resign. If she does not, he plans to start a recall petition against her.

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  4. Guadalupe official calls for mayor to resign over food-stamp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Guadalupe official calls Friday for Mayor Rebecca Jimenez to step down in response to Jimenez's recent food-stamp fraud legal case. Guadalupe official calls for mayor to resign over food-stamp fraud Guadalupe official calls Friday for Mayor Rebecca Jimenez to step down in response to Jimenez's recent food-stamp fraud legal case.

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  5. Diane Douglas' approval rating plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    A new poll shows Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas's approval ratings are low and many Arizonans may be ready to kick her out of office. About 12 percent of likely voters who were polled said her job performance was above average or excellent.

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  6. School backers want special legislative session on fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Education advocates on Thursday urged Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to call the Legislature into a special session to settle a school funding lawsuit. The action came amid growing signs that majority Republicans in the House and Senate may be inclined to come back to address growing public anger over the state of Arizona's schools.

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  7. Court to consider case involving hospitals, AHCCCS patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether hospitals that treat Medicaid patients can go after money that the patients obtained through personal injury settlements related to their care. The appeal before the high court involves hospitals which accept payment from the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System and 15 patients enrolled in AHCCCS, the state's Medicaid program.

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  8. Car sales remain brisk against uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    National car sales in August broke a 2005 one-month record, offering another sign that consumers are feeling better about the economy. Car sales remain brisk against uncertainty National car sales in August broke a 2005 one-month record, offering another sign that consumers are feeling better about the economy.

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  9. Police traffic unit to conduct Labor Day DUI task forceRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | San Tan Sun News

    The Chandler Police Department's Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI Task Force from Friday, Sept. 4, through Monday, Sept.

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  10. Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights - September 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | JD Supra

    CMS permits states to use income information from other means-tested benefit programs for Medicaid eligibility determinations; Alaska's Medicaid expansion is given the green light to launch today; and Washington State submits its Medicaid Transformation Waiver to CMS. CMS announced in a letter to State Health Officials that it will allow states to use gross income information from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or other means-tested benefit programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families , to support Medicaid income eligibility determinations without obtaining waiver approval.

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  11. Arizona Corrections: 220 inmates ill at prisona s 2 unitsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    Hundreds of inmates at a state prison in northern Arizona have gotten ill in the past 48 hours, and the state Department of Corrections says it's working with health officials to identify the cause. The department says lab samples are being sent out to determine why 220 inmates in the Winslow prison complex's Kaibab and Coronado units have had gastrointestinal illness.

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  12. State encourages tourists to head to Lake Powell for holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KGUN

    State environment officials say tourists heading to Lake Powell for the Labor Day holiday need not worry about the quality of the water following a mine spill. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says analysis of the water shows it's safe for all uses.

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  13. Guadalupe mayor sentenced in food-stamp caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Guadalupe's Mayor Rebecca Jimenez was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution after accepting a plea deal in a food-stamp fraud case. Guadalupe mayor sentenced in food-stamp case Guadalupe's Mayor Rebecca Jimenez was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution after accepting a plea deal in a food-stamp fraud case.

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  14. Arizona Corrections: 220 inmates ill at prison's 2 unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    Hundreds of inmates at a state prison in northern Arizona have gotten ill in the past 48 hours, and the state Department of Corrections says it's working with health officials to identify the cause. The department says lab samples are being sent out to determine why 220 inmates in the Winslow prison complex's Kaibab and Coronado units have had gastrointestinal illness.

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  15. Poll: Arizona voters may want to boot Diane DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Arizona Republic

    A new poll suggest voters are not happy with Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas, who took office just seven months ago. Poll: Arizona voters may want to boot Diane Douglas A new poll suggest voters are not happy with Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas, who took office just seven months ago.

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  16. Guadalupe mayor to pay restitution in food stamp fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KGUN

    The mayor of the small Arizona town of Guadalupe has been ordered to pay nearly $5,500 in restitution in a food stamp fraud case. Rebecca Jimenez was sentenced Thursday in Maricopa County Superior Court to an unspecified span of unsupervised probation and must reimburse the Arizona Department of Economic Security up to $5,000 for investigative costs.

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  17. Money stolen by state employee may top $10MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Arizona Republic

    Former employee of Arizona's state healthcare agency Michael Veit may have siphoned more than $10 million in state funds into a dummy bank account meant to impersonate an office-supply company, according to the Arizona Attorney General's Office. Attorney General: Money stolen by ex-AHCCCS employee may top $10 million Former employee of Arizona's state healthcare agency Michael Veit may have siphoned more than $10 million in state funds into a dummy bank account meant to impersonate an office-supply company, according to the Arizona Attorney General's Office.

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  18. 7 times Stephen Colbert mocked AZRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Arizona Republic

    Living in the last remnants of the Wild West makes Arizonans the butt of a lot of jokes. 7 times Stephen Colbert mocked Arizona Living in the last remnants of the Wild West makes Arizonans the butt of a lot of jokes.

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  19. Arizona Commission on the Arts announces new artist-to-artist programRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Sonoran News

    PHOENIX The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, announced today that it will pilot a new artist-to-artist professional development program called AZ ArtWorker in three Arizona cities: Douglas, Phoenix and Tucson.

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  20. Sept. 12 panel tackles Title X cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Courier

    Special to the Courier A panel of speakers will address the wide-ranging impact that cutting funding to Title X would have on women in Arizona and the country at the League of Women Voters of Central Yavapai County gathering, Saturday, Sept. 12. The event will start at 10:30 a.m. at Las Fuentes Retirement Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott, in the downstairs meeting room.

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