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Report: Arizona 15th best place to have a baby


At last there’s a national study about children where Arizona did not come in dead last. A report by WalletHub finds that Arizona is the 15th best place in the nation to have a baby. That includes everything from the cost of giving birth to the availability of child care.

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Dark Money

Specter of anonymous campaign spending looms over 2014

Next year’s elections are shaping up like 2012 — organizations with generic names, big checkbooks and secret contributors spending millions to influence Arizona’s elections.

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Obama offers states more flexibility to meet No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama unveiled a waiver program Friday that opens the door for states to sidestep education obstacles in the much-maligned No Child Left Behind law. The new program gives states flexibility in the use of federal funds and on No Child Left Behind deadlines – as long as states adjust school policies to be more in line with the White House.

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