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Arizona regulators skipped inspections of long-term care facilities

Auditor general says state regulators wrongly downgraded complaints including severe allegations, such as sexual assault and neglect.

Supreme Court hobbles challenges by inmates based on poor legal representation

Court says federal judges may not hear "new evidence" obtained after conviction to show how deficient the trial or appellate lawyer in state court was.

"I Dream in Widescreen 2022" is a feast for the mind's eye.

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Arizona hits record low unemployment, but Tucson lags in jobs recovery

The state also recorded one of the highest quit rates in the country.

Ginni Thomas' emails deepen her involvement in 2020 election

Thomas urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the election to choose their own slate of electors.

Tucson willing to give up some Colorado River water

The Mayor and Council are looking at how to take stress off Lake Powell and Lake Mead.

No charges for TPD officer in parking lot fight

The Pima County Attorney’s office said there is not enough evidence to charge.

Douglas voters reject pay raise for mayor, council

The city’s residents voted down about half of the 36 proposed amendments to the city’s charter, though results are not final.

COVID numbers rising in Pima County

The county government announced Wednesday it is changing the vaccination rules for employees.

Abortion rights group files longshot Arizona initiative bid

The group needs to collect more than 356,000 signatures from registered voters in a little over seven weeks.

Two more bills targeting COVID rules head to Ducey's desk

The GOP-led Senate voted to block the state from ever adding a COVID-19 vaccine to the list of inoculations schoolchildren must receive to attend public school.

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Biggs

House investigators said Thursday that they have issued subpoenas to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers.

Democrats seek criminal charges against Trump Interior head

Lawmakers say David Bernhardt pushed for approval of a 28,000-home development near the endangered San Pedro River.

Man put to death in Arizona's first execution since 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last minute appeal to halt his death by lethal injection.

NASA calls University of Arizona a "crown jewel"

University students and researchers work with NASA on a number of high-profile projects.

Fire restrictions take effect in national forests in Arizona

The Apache-Sitgreaves, Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto forests imposed restrictions starting Thursday.

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