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The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.
Corporations are not people. Our elections are not auctions up to the highest dark-money bidder. I don’t see how anyone can disagree with these statements. But apparently some do. Namely, our U.S. senators and some Arizona Republican candidates running for election, like Doug Ducey.
There are 49 new homes proposed for a subdivision at the western end of Ahwatukee Foothills, but if the South Mountain Freeway is built as currently proposed, all of those lots will need to be purchased by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
After its annual meeting, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel elected its 2014-2015 officers and board members, which included reelecting Don Myles as a senior director of the FDCC. In addition to serving as a senior director since 2012, Myles is also on the Executive Committee of the FDCC.
In what could be the first crack in the state's ban on gay marriage, a federal judge on Friday ordered the state to issue a death certificate for George Martinez that lists Green Valley resident Fred McQuire as his legal spouse.
A federal jury in Phoenix has convicted an Oklahoma man accused of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Are you ready for this? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Month seeks to educate Americans on preparing for natural disasters and other types of emergencies. But you’ll also need to prepare for unexpected events in many other areas of your life — particularly those events related to the financial security of you and your family.
It was, by my reckoning, a perfect day to sail. The thunderstorms of the night before had given way to a half-blue sky populated by enormous, billowing clouds and a stiff, northerly breeze that would facilitate sailing close-hauled the full length of the “chute.” The chute was a straight line down the middle of the lake where the wind was usually steady, unencumbered by trees and houses along the shoreline.
The Pecos Community Center in Ahwatukee, 17010 S. 48th St., will host one of the two Recovery Information Centers created in Phoenix for those affected by Monday’s storms.
Nearly three out of four registered voters didn't bother to cast ballots for any of the primary races.
An attorney for the state told a federal judge here late Monday it's “unfortunate” — but not illegal — that Arizona will not recognize a man legally married in California as his husband's legal survivor.
The Republicans argue that raising the minimum wage will increase unemployment, increase prices, and make our businesses less competitive. The data does not support these claims. In fact, states that have a higher minimum wage have lower unemployment, and healthier economies.
The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS in Phoenix recently received a multi-year $250,000 grant from the Gila River Indian Community.
Former Ahwatukee resident Zachary McBee won the silver medal in men’s skeet at the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships for Shotgun in July, and with his second-place finish, earned an appointment to the junior national team.
The VA Jumbo Loans are probably one of the most misunderstood and under utilized tool in the VA benefits package. The majority of lenders do not know how to leverage this lending tool to its full and complete capacity on behalf of their VA borrowers. If you are a veteran looking to purchase a home above $417,000, you can get a no hassle, no obligation review of your VA benefits to see, if you qualify. There are a few select lenders that do this product well. You will be amazed at how low your rate will be and how little money you need to put as a down payment on VA Jumbo Loans through select lenders. Here are some features and benefits:
The Obama administration is asking a federal judge to void another of Arizona's laws aimed at illegal immigration.
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, executive vice chancellor and provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as chair of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA). U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan first appointed Harper-Marinick to the committee in 2012.
Saying Diane Douglas is “promoting a sort of a paranoia,” former state schools chief Lisa Graham Keegan, elected as a Republican, is backing Democrat David Garcia for the top education post.
A man legally married in California whose husband died last week in Tucson wants a federal judge to issue an emergency order requiring Arizona to list him on the death certificate as the spouse.
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that Arizona lawmakers can legally restrict the right of women to a medication abortion if they have “justification” to do so and other options remain.
Saying they waited too long to ask, attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer told federal appellate judges they should reject a plea to force her to start issuing licenses right now to dreamers.
To drive down the 101 and admire Talking Stick Resort, Salt River Fields and pristine farmland you’d never guess that beyond the obvious beauty and the increasing wealth of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community there exists an extremely serious crime problem. A crime problem driven by organized crime gangs with ties to prison gangs and, ultimately Mexico based drug cartels, whose crime sprees don't stop at tribal boundaries, but extend well into the bordering cities of Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and beyond.
A judge has ordered the city of Tucson to provide a list of documents it refuses to make public on its possession and use of a controversial device that allows police to track cell phone users.
The Kyrene School District recently announced its free and reduced meal policy for its students under the National School Lunch Program, USDA School Foods Program and School Breakfast Program.
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.