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A special legislative panel voted Thursday to reduce the number of state income tax brackets from five to three, with an eye on eventually creating a single tax rate.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
The background information that outlines the reasons why Tina Harguess won the Arizona Charter Schools Association Teacher of the Year award credits her for setting high standards, maintaining a similar standard of expectations and for collaborating with the rest of the staff. The thing is, Harguess doesn’t believe any of the educational activities she engages in are any different than what any other teacher currently accomplishes.
The state's charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
The play call was “Earth and Wind.” The result carried No. 3-seeded Chaparral back to the Division II state championship game for the fourth time in five years.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
We all know that the Star Trek mission is “to explore strange new worlds” and “seek out new life and new civilizations,” so it’s only logical that the Starship Enterprise would eventually end up at the Arizona State Fair. Nestled amongst the “Bacon A-Fair” food stands and “Tilt-A-Whirl” thrill rides, “Star Trek: The Exhibition” has landed.
The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.
The Grand Canyon National Park is set to reopen Saturday.
Goodwill of Central Arizona will hold four large job fairs this month, including two in the East Valley.
A Grand Canyon State tradition for 129 years, the Arizona State Fair opens Friday, Oct. 11. This year’s star attraction is “Star Trek: The Exhibition,” one of the largest collections of authentic Star Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display. Other new attractions include live Mallard duck races, an animatronic exhibit of mammals from the Ice Age, a comedy hypnosis show, and six new Midway rides.
In an effort to educate the community on the potential health benefits and legality of medical marijuana, Salubrious Wellness Clinic will host an educational fair Saturday in Tempe.
ATLANTA (AP) — Sunlight is free, but if you use it to make electricity your power company wants you to pay.
PHOENIX — A special task force is recommending tougher penalties on “johns” who patronize underage prostitutes. But several state lawmakers are not sure they can sell it to colleagues.
Terry arose at six one morning to the sounds of a loud banging upon her door. Still dressed in her fuzzy yellow robe and covered in bed head, she proceeded to answer the poundings and ensured the two people were indeed the Chandler Police detectives they claimed to be.
When Andrew Kuhn was in the process of deciding where to transfer after his time at Mesa Community College, he had the well-know Arizona options: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University or University of Arizona.
This Hamilton-Mountain Pointe thingy next Friday night is a big game.
As it has for the past 12 years, the Town of Gilbert is hosting what has become one of the nation’s largest celebrations of the U.S. Constitution, with activities and events that will culminate September 21, with the Constitution Week Fair and Concert, featuring musician and singer David Osmond.
With exciting new Star Trek exhibits, an attractive concert lineup and monster truck races, it’s hard to believe the Arizona State Fair still upholds the age-old tradition of competitive contests. Competitors still flood the state fair grounds with hand-sewn fashions, livestock and baked goods.
Cinnamon rolls Kelly Hendrickson of Gilbert will be entering in this years home Arizona State Fair competition, shown, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Emily Hendrickson,13, helps prepare dinner in her families Gilbert home, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Each member of the family is entering a baking item in the Arizona State Fair competition. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Nicole Hendrickson, 17, helps prepare the family dinner in their Gilbert home, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Each member of the family is entering a baking item in the Arizona State Fair competition. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
The Hendrickson family, Nicole, 17, from left, mother Kelly, Sophia,7, Mark,6, Emily,13, and Marissa shown in their Gilbert home, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Each member of the family is entering a baking item in the Arizona State Fair competition. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]