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Jul 31, 2023

Report: State added 13,000 clean-energy jobs in past year, 7th best in U.S.

Arizona added almost 13,000 clean-energy jobs in the past year, good enough for seventh-most among states and evidence that the state is becoming a “powerhouse” for clean energy and electric vehicle production, a new report says.

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Jul 20, 2023

Heat-associated deaths in Valley rise during extreme weather, but lag behind last year’s

Confirmations of heat-related deaths continue to rise in Maricopa County amid a punishing hot spell with 110-degree Fahrenheit (43 degrees Celsius) plus weather persisting for a record 20 days so far.

Arizona Helping Hands, foster families, mobile unit
Jul 14, 2023

Arizona Helping Hands launches mobile unit to assist foster children and families

Arizona Helping Hands kicked off its back-to-school season Thursday by opening a mobile unit that will distribute backpacks to foster children and provide services to foster families throughout the state.

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Jun 9, 2023

Kolodin’s ‘Trojan Horse’ targets Scottsdale water   

While addressing Rio Verde Foothills (RVF) residents on Jan. 28, Rep. Alexander Kolodin, R-Scottsdale, vowed “to break the rock,” referring to a hostile takeover of Scottsdale Water. HB2561 is just that, a frontal attack on the residents of Scottsdale who have invested in the best water technology, expert personnel, and water portfolio in the country.  

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May 18, 2023

Trial delayed for driver held since 2015 in deadly Las Vegas Strip pedestrian crash

The trial was delayed Thursday for a woman who has been in state psychiatric care for more than seven years after being accused of intentionally plowing a car into pedestrians, killing an Arizona resident, on a Las Vegas strip sidewalk in December 2015.

Apr 18, 2023

Arizona inmate sentenced to death again in cellmate’s murder

An Arizona man has been sentenced to death for the second time in the 2010 murder of his prison cellmate, who was castrated and had his throat slit.

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Mar 27, 2023

Arizona prison inmate dies, being investigated as a homicide

An inmate died at an Arizona prison Saturday and authorities said it is being investigated as a homicide.

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Jan 6, 2023

Former Supreme Court justice to determine ballot printers’ issues

Maricopa County supervisors are bringing in a former state Supreme Court chief justice to figure out what went wrong with ballot printers on Election Day.

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Sep 21, 2022

Officials ask judge to toss lawsuit aimed at stopping Interstate 11 project

Federal and state officials are asking a judge to toss a lawsuit seeking to stop development of the proposed 280-mile Interstate 11 project from Nogales to Wickenburg.

Dec 14, 2018

Population growth brings fiscal, political power to AZ cities

If you’re wondering where Arizona is putting all of its new residents, look to the far suburbs.

Sen. Sine Kerr (R-Buckeye) (Photo by Ben Giles/Arizona Capitol Times)
Feb 12, 2018

Sine Kerr: In love with agriculture and defending the livelihood

Arizona’s newest senator, Sine Kerr, follows in the footsteps of former Sen. Steve Pierce and the late Sen. Chester Crandell as a lawmaker who lives and breathes the agricultural lifestyle.

Jan 27, 2015

Appeals court revives lawsuit on Arizona prison assault

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit which accused Arizona prison officials of failing to protect an inmate who was brutally stomped by two other inmates while a single corrections officer escorted the three inmates within the Lewis prison complex in Buckeye.