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Report road hazards, graffiti & other issues

Is your drive home less than smooth? Use our mapping tool from SeeClickFix to report everything from potholes and graffiti to broken streetlights and overgrown weeds and keep watch over your neighborhood... Read more»

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State horse bill rides through Legislature

If bill passes, the colonial Spanish horse would join a list of state emblems that includes an official fossil (petrified wood), amphibian (tree frog) and neckwear (bola tie).... Read more»1

Arizona Senate

Antenori moving to the Senate

State Rep. Frank Antenori will replace Jonathan Paton as the state senator from District 30.... Read more»

Profiting from recession

Payday lenders spend big to fight regulation

The influential $42 billion-a-year payday lending industry, thriving from a surge in emergency loans to people struggling through the recession, is pouring record sums into lobbying, campaign contributions, and public relations – and getting results.... Read more»

Brewer aims to return career, tech education funds to budget

Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday that she is working to restore funds to support programs giving students career and technical education.... Read more»

Comic: Usurpation

Buddhist TV

Gyaltsen Norbu, selected Panchen Lama by China in 1990, but widely considered "the fake Panchen Lama", makes an appearance on Buddhist TV.... Read more»

2010 Census

Follow up: Faux census surveys you received

We've gotten about 40 responses pointing us to other examples of questionable invocations of the census and other official-sounding surveys that are actually fundraising requests.... Read more»

Border & immigration

Gaps in 'virtual' border fence project raise questions

A multibillion dollar project to create a virtual fence along the U.S.-Mexico border has suffered budget setbacks and system glitches, pushing the projected completion date back three years and sparking concern among law enforcement officials.... Read more»

Education

Budget cuts force schools to shelve libraries

As the state Legislature cuts public education funding, some Arizona schools are taking a hit in their libraries with less-qualified staff or even relying on volunteers to keep them functional – a move experts warn could hurt kids in the long run.... Read more»

Slate: Feds killed 10,000 by poisoning alcohol during Prohibition

A federal program to curb illegal drinking during Prohibition may have killed as many as 10,000 people. The federal government was so frustrated that people continued to drink during Prohibition, that it poisoned ingredients it knew would be used by bootleggers, reports Slate.com's Deborah Blum.... Read more»

Health care debate

GOP presses campaign against Democratic health reform

GOP officials on Sunday talk shows stressed their belief that health overhaul goes beyond tax and fiscal issues usually reserved for the budget reconciliation tactic. Meanwhile, House Democrats indicated they expect a successful vote on a bill.... Read more»

Health care & religion

Catholic directive may thwart end-of-life wishes

A woman in Oklahoma suffered a massive stroke and although she had a directive specifying no artificial hydration or nutrition if she weren’t going to recover, her nephew insisted the local bishop’s directive on feeding tubes required the Catholic hospital to install one. ... Read more»

Chilean earthquake

Chile quake: Fear and shaking in Santiago

SANTIAGO, Chile — Much of Chile awoke to a living nightmare early Saturday morning as a magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck the central part of the country, leveling bridges, flattening homes and killing at least 150 people.... Read more»

Border violence

Drug shootouts close U.S. consulate in Reynosa, Mexico

The U.S. has closed its consulate in the Mexican city of Reynosa after a series of gunfights between soldiers and drug gangs.... Read more»

Second Amendment

Chicago handgun ban to go before Supreme Court

A Second Amendment case before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday could decide how strict cities and states can make gun laws.... Read more»

Opinion

Let Haitians come to the U.S.

How can America best help the survivors of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake? Give them visas to come to the United States.... Read more»

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