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May 23, 2023

Waymo, Uber set aside past rift to team up on robotaxis in Phoenix

Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with ride-hailing leader Uber in the Phoenix area to transport passengers and deliver food in robotic cars that triggered a bitter technological dispute between the two companies.

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May 4, 2023

Waymo robotaxis make more inroads in Phoenix, San Francisco

Self-driving car pioneer Waymo announced that its robotaxis will be able to carry passengers through most of the Phoenix area for the first time.

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Apr 10, 2023

To solve AZ’s affordable housing crisis, start by getting government out of way

Arizona is facing a housing affordability crisis—and the blame lies largely on the shoulders of local elected officials.

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Feb 8, 2023

Pro-life climber scales Phoenix’s tallest building, then detained

A man who is a professional climber scaled Phoenix's tallest building Tuesday before being booked into jail on charges of trespassing and criminal nuisance, police said. Maison Des Champs, 23, bills himself as "The Official Pro-Life Spider-Man" and climbed the 483-foot Chase Tower in downtown Phoenix.

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Feb 8, 2023

Chaplik pushes bill to require businesses to accept cash

Republican Rep. Joseph Chaplik of Scottsdale wants to be sure that Arizonans don't get turned away from businesses in the state because they want to use "legal tender'' or cash to pay.

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Dec 2, 2022

ACLU sues city of Phoenix to stop sweeps of homeless camp

The ACLU of Arizona says it is suing the city of Phoenix in order to block resumed sweeps of a huge homeless encampment downtown that they say has displaced people and destroyed identification documents, prescription medications and other belongings.

May 23, 2018

Uber ends autonomous vehicle research in Arizona

The closure comes after an autonomous Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe in March, and stems from an internal safety assessment the company took on following the incident.

Jun 3, 2014

Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

The nation's strictest rules on the use of abortion medication will continue to be blocked while a lawsuit against them plays out in court.

Jul 18, 2013

Napolitano approved as Calif. university president

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was approved Thursday as the first female president of the 10-campus University of California system and is expected to begin the job in September.

In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The University of California's governing board is scheduled to vote on the selection of Napolitano as the system's first female president, but her selection is being criticized by students upset about federal immigration policy and professors concerned about her lack of experience in academia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Jul 18, 2013

Napolitano making debut before university board

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was scheduled to be formally introduced Thursday to the 26 people who are expected to become her new bosses ai??i?? members of the University of California's governing board.

Photo courtesy Arizona Historical Society. Sources: Don Chaput, Dr. Goodfellow; Richard Dunlop, Doctors of the American Frontier; George W. Parsons, The Private Journal of George Whitwell Parsons.
Feb 12, 2013

Tombstone’s Surgeon to the Gunfighters

Dr. George Goodfellow with his horse, a gift from Mexico’s President Porfirio Diaz.

Super Bowl XLVII
Feb 3, 2013

Arizona lawmakers predicted a San Francisco win

A poll of Arizona lawmakers showed solid agreement on one of the most important issues of the week: Who would take home the National Football League title.