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AZ House May Have Budget Deal

A late night meeting moves chamber closer to final vote; state Rep. Ethan Orr says negotiations yielded a compromise.

Prickly Park Showcases Variety of Vegetation in Sonoran Desert

Located near West River Road and North Camino del la Tierra, the park is home to almost 3,000 native and non-native plants.

Morelos Dam Water Begins Flowing Into CO River Delta

Floodgates were opened Sunday, part of a pilot project to release water from the Colorado River into its parched delta in Baja California, Mexico.

Local Organizations Make Final Push Going Into ACA Deadline

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Acts' health insurance exchange ends March 31.

PCC Temporarily Banned from Enrolling Vets

At least until college fixes Dept. of Veterans Services allegations that it had a poor record-keeping practice for students with that status.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, March 21, 2014

State Legislature may have budget by end of session; Pima wants $22M approved for new animal care center; Common Core implementation.

AZ Week: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate

Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

UA Professors Traces Origins of Flu

For years wild migratory birds have been considered a source of all flu viruses, but his research finds differently.

The C.S.I. Effect

Alexis Gray, one of the nation's top forensic anthropologists, discusses how popular TV shows have changed the public's expectations about forensic science.

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

Barber's Afghanistan Visit Informs Defense Budget Vote

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber says visit to Kabul made him see firsthand US efforts in area as reauthorization of Natl Defense Authorization Act is coming up.

UPDATED: AZ Senate Gives Initial Approval to Budget Plan

AZ Senate President Andy Biggs introduced amendment with $18M for new school assessment test, $15M for CPS; chamber debating spending plan all day Thurs.

Health Insurance Enrollment Surges as Deadline Nears

As the March 31 deadline approaches for uninsured people to buy health care insurance, the federal website for purchasing a plan is seeing more traffic.

Arizona Wins Voter Citizenship ID Lawsuit

US judge rules state can add requirement to federal registration form; state referendum requires it.

As Fire Season Approaches, Yarnell Tragedy Examined

"For all of the sort of graphic and horrible qualities of the fire that made it so compelling to the general public, I don't think it taught the fire community anything," argues Stephen Pyne, fire historian at ASU.

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