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  1. Uber's self-driving cars have started picking up riders in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    The expansion of its driverless pilot program beyond Pittsburgh takes Uber a step closer to its dream of a full-fledged autonomous service. Two months after Uber's self-driving cars were shunted off the streets of San Francisco by California regulators, the ride-hailing company has just turned the ignition key on a new round of tests, this time in Arizona.

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  2. Eb I-10 at Cortaro back open, expect delays due to backupRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Eastbound travel on Interstate 10 near Cortaro are back open after an earlier crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers can expect delays though, due to the nearly two mile back up.

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  3. DPS: Pedestrian hit on I-17 near Dunlap AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    The Arizona Department of Transportation said the southbound lanes of the interstate were closed at Dunlap due to the crash. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a man got out of his vehicle and was possibly hit by another car. Troopers were still responding to the scene, DPS said.

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  4. Crash blocking eastbound I-10 at CortaroRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - A crash is blocking the two right lanes of eastbound Interstate 10 at Cortaro, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Westbound lanes are also backing up.

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  5. Connecticut emerging as new frontier for driverless carsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New Canaan News-Review

    A Ford Fusion modified by Uber for autonomous use on the streets of Pittsburgh ahead of the launch of its driverless system, Sept. 8, 2016.

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  6. Top Five Issues to Watch in Arizona Water LawRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    One wet season cannot overcome the water deficit in reservoirs along the Colorado River caused by the prolonged drought. While the intensity of the drought in California has lessened and Arizona has also received substantial winter storms this year, Lake Mead on which both California and Arizona depend is still less than half full.

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  7. The gay gag harms Arizona students, it's time for repealRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | State Press

    Sex and relationship education, by law, cannot be LGBT-inclusive in the State of Arizona. State Senator Martin Quezada tried to change that with his yearly re-introduction of a bill to repeal the so-called "no promo-homo" statute.

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  8. Uber self-driving cars arrive in Arizona with Tempe debutRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Uber users in Tempe now have the option to use a self-driving car or stick with the old-school way of using the service. Uber self-driving cars arrive in Arizona with Tempe debut Uber users in Tempe now have the option to use a self-driving car or stick with the old-school way of using the service.

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  9. What People Are Saying About Homeland Security's Plan to Crack Down on ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    This morning, the Department of Homeland Security announced its new plans to enforce President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration. Among the changes : tripling the number of agents who work in ICE's Enforcement and Removal division, and deporting immigrants before their cases have been heard in immigration court.

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  10. Arizona bills would block Phoenix ID for undocumented immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Arizona lawmakers are trying to prevent Phoenix from creating a city identification card that would be available to all residents, regardless of immigration status. Arizona bills would block Phoenix ID for undocumented immigrants Arizona lawmakers are trying to prevent Phoenix from creating a city identification card that would be available to all residents, regardless of immigration status.

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  11. AZ Memo: Teachers and parents blitz Capitol, a dog-to-human...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    AZ Memo: Teachers and parents blitz Capitol, a dog-to-human infection, plus more items for your bucket list; plus, latest weather Good morning, Arizona. Here's what you need to know today.

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  12. Photo radar ban emerges again in AZ LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC15.com

    A freshman Republican lawmaker has taken the lead in the Legislature's yearly charge to eliminate photo speed and red light enforcement in Arizona. Rep. Travis Grantham of Gilbert wants state law amended to bar use of the devices statewide.

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  13. Which freeway came first in the Valley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Only in Arizona: After an injection of federal dollars in the 1950s, early Black Canyon Freeway morphs into Interstate 17 Which freeway came first in the Valley? Only in Arizona: After an injection of federal dollars in the 1950s, early Black Canyon Freeway morphs into Interstate 17 Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2m3K6IB Only in Arizona: After an injection of federal dollars in the 1950s, early Black Canyon Freeway morphs into Interstate 17, stretching 30 miles from downtown Phoenix to Cave Creek Road by 1961 As part of the state's centennial celebration a few years ago, the Arizona Department of Transportation commissioned a complete 179-page account of area highways, roads, wagon trails, freeways and bypasses titled "Arizona's Transportation History."

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  14. Arizona parents, teachers denounce divisive school billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    As education has consumed the attention of the public and Arizona lawmakers, parents and educators are working to influence the state budget and other legislation they say will affect their families for years to come. Arizona parents, teachers denounce divisive school bills As education has consumed the attention of the public and Arizona lawmakers, parents and educators are working to influence the state budget and other legislation they say will affect their families for years to come.

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  15. Protesters vow to keep eyes on Arizona legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    About 40 people gathered at the Arizona Capitol to protest the Arizona Legislature's agenda on voting issues, immigration and public education. Protesters vow to keep eyes on Arizona legislators About 40 people gathered at the Arizona Capitol to protest the Arizona Legislature's agenda on voting issues, immigration and public education.

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  16. Group tells Arizona lawmakers: We're keeping an eye on youRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    About 40 people gathered at the Arizona Capitol on Feb. 20, 2017, to protest the Arizona Legislature's agenda on voting issues, immigration and public education. Group tells Arizona lawmakers: We're keeping an eye on you About 40 people gathered at the Arizona Capitol on Feb. 20, 2017, to protest the Arizona Legislature's agenda on voting issues, immigration and public education.

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  17. Indiana GOP sends 'abortion reversal' bill back to committeeRead the original story

    Monday | The Daily Advance

    An Indiana House panel will take another look at a measure it narrowly approved last week concerning a scientifically disputed process known as abortion reversal, a rare legislative step that Democrats say reflects widespread problems with the proposal. Republican Rep. Ron Bacon's bill would require abortion providers to give women information about potentially stopping drug-induced abortions midway through the procedure.

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  18. This gubernatorial candidate is extremely open about his sex lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Post

    An Arizona gubernatorial candidate is going to extreme lengths to back up his calls for honesty and openness in politics, by spilling the details of his colorful personal history on his campaign page - a past which includes group sex, sexting and periods of homelessness. Noah 'Noe' Dyer, running a longshot campaign to grab the Democratic nomination and unseat sitting Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, is positioning himself as a pragmatic moderate who has only recently switched his affiliation to the Democrats.

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  19. GOP lawmaker pushing changes to how initiatives make ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Yuma Sun

    A Republican lawmaker is proposing yet another change to how citizens can enact laws in Arizona on top of others already working their way through the Legislature. Rep. Don Shooter, R-Yuma, wants to require backers to gather signatures from 10 percent of voters in each of the state's 30 legislative districts before an initiative makes the ballot and 15 percent to qualify a Constitutional amendment.

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  20. Energy updates: Coal is out, NV Energy asks to boost rooftop solar incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Michelle Balistreri and Chandler Gray attend a rally in front of NV Energy on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it.

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