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House Seeks Compromise On CPS Reform (access required)

As the special session entered its third week, the House began work on two competing Child Protective Services bills — H2004 and H2013 — with an eye toward possibly seeking a compromise. The bills were reviewed Oct. 5 at a ...

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The Road Through Oak Creek (access required)

This is a stretch of the road from Oak Creek Canyon to Flagstaff as it looked after a tunnel was dug in 1924 by Coconino County workers. The photograph was taken near the present-day Encinoso picnic area. The road from ...

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News File for the Week of Nov. 10 (access required)

Jeff Struck, manager of the state’s safe drinking water program at the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, has been named president of the national Association of State Drinking Water Administrators for 2004. The group represents states that implement the federal ...

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Arizona Chamber Hires New Lobbyist (access required)

Gilbert resident Scott. W. Peterson has been hired as the senior vice president of public affairs for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Peterson, 36, joins the Chamber after two years as a partner with Capitol Strategies, a Wisconsin-based consulting ...

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Tombstone’s Chinese Pioneers (access required)

In the late 19th century, about 400 Asians resided in Tombstone and were ruled by a Chinese woman named China Mary. She was known for wearing opulent brocades and expensive jewelry, and was considered one of Tombstone’s most influential Chinese ...

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