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Reporter Joins ‘Capitol Times’ Staff (access required)

Christian Palmer has joined the staff of the Arizona Capitol Times as a general assignment reporter. Mr. Palmer worked as an intern for Arizona News Service, LLC, which owns the newspaper, during the 2005 Legislative session. He is a graduate ...

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‘Capitol Times’ Reporters Win Awards (access required)

Arizona Capitol Times reporters Phil Riske and Jim Small have received writing awards from the Arizona Newspapers Association. Mr. Riske, the newspaper’s Senate reporter, earned a second place in the Best Sustained Coverage or Series category for articles covering medical ...

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Tourism & Numbers (access required)

• Play ball: The top attraction for tourists, in terms of attendance, is Bank One Ballpark, which recorded 2,781,934 visitors in 2004. • Natural Attraction: The top natural attraction in 2004? The Grand Canyon had 4,672,911 visitors. • Small Town, ...

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Study Questions Merits Of High-Stakes Testing (access required)

A national study that says high-stakes testing doesn’t increase student achievement has no real bearing on Arizona’s AIMS test, state policy makers say. “High-Stakes Testing and Student Achievement: Problems for the No Child Left Behind Act,” a study released by ...

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