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Peoria-based foundation advocates for suicide …

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and the Peoria-based Brandon Caserta Foundation is urging increased awareness of the Brandon Act and its inclusion in the curriculum of Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs in public schools across the United States.

Judge blocks Arizona from enforcing law regulating who …

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Thursday blocked Arizona from enforcing a 2022 state law regulating who can vote for president.

Pilot program allows for paid family leave for Arizona …

PHOENIX — More than 34,000 state employees are now eligible to get up to 12 weeks off with pay when they have a new family member.

As National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month …

As of this week, all U.S. military branches are officially on the record as implementing the Brandon Act.

Latest gambling compact, new legislation prompts small …

There are a few more brick-and-mortar casinos cropping up in the Valley in what amounts to a mini-boom in building for the industry. No one knows, exactly, why it’s happening now. But a …

Peoria Unified celebrates senior with perfect ACT …

Ironwood High School senior Vincent Lageschulte achieved something few other students accomplish - he earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT assessment test in all subject areas

Brandon Act on path to implementation

The Brandon Act has come a long way in its journey to officially become policy, but there are still steps yet before it becomes fully implemented.

Tucson ruling on transgender athletes puts Arizona at …

A federal judge in Tucson temporarily blocked the enforcement of the “Save Women’s Sports Act,” which banned transgender girls from playing on teams that align with their gender identity.

$307M overpaid by state from Pandemic Unemployment …

PHOENIX — Arizona overpaid recipients of a federally funded unemployment program $307 million more than they were entitled.

Justices uphold law giving Native families priority to …

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a federal law that requires tribal families get priority in the adoption or foster placement of an Indigenous child, a law aimed at stopping what one justice called the “nightmare” of family separation.

Queen Creek Police to discuss hate-motivated acts

The Queen Creek Police Department will be holding a community listening session to hear concerns about local issues involving juvenile-related crimes and hate-motivated acts in the community. The …

Great Hearts student scores perfect 36 on ACT exam

Great Hearts Glendale Prep junior Alessandro Marcolini scored a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam.

Molino approved as Peoria Unified acting …

The Peoria Unified governing board unanimously approved Chief Technology and Operations Officer Kevin Molino June 8 as the district’s acting superintendent.

Hobbs vetoes handful of measures

PHOENIX — Gov. Katie Hobbs has vetoed a bill its sponsor says was aimed at preventing the filming of sex acts on public property, calling it little more than “a thinly veiled effort to ban books.”

Tempe heat-relief program receives federal funding

Tempe has accepted $50,000 into its budget to aid in the operation of heat-relief services.

'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' opens at Arizona Broadway …

Take a trip to the French Riviera, as two conmen battle for the heart—and the wallet of an American heiress, in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," based off the critically-acclaimed 1988 MGM film.

State begins to shed thousands from Medicaid, push …

WASHINGTON – Arizona started purging people from the pandemic-inflated Medicaid rolls this month, a process that could end up pushing more than 600,000 people off the plan, health officials and advocates said.

Arizona’s $58 billion in manufacturing investments …

WASHINGTON – Arizona has attracted more than $58 billion in private investments for manufacturing since 2021, one of the highest levels in the country, according to the White House, which calls it proof that the president’s economic agenda is working.

Arizona Broadway Theatre celebrates AZ Gives Day with …

As this year’s Arizona Gives Day commences, Arizona Broadway Theatre has a week full of special events and performances for the West Valley arts community.

Theater Works presents Shakespeare’s 'Land of the …

"Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead" opens March 31 and continues through April 23 at Theater Works, 10580 N. 83rd.

Theater Works announces 2023-24 productions

Theater Works has announced a new season of mainstage and Youth Works productions featuring musicals, dramas, family favorites, a holiday mainstay hit, large-scale productions, and more.

Trademarking their turf: Jack Daniel’s, Arizona …

WASHINGTON – An Arizona dog-toy manufacturer told the Supreme Court Wednesday that its “Bad Spaniels” squeaky toy is a “playful parody” of Jack Daniel’s that does not infringe on the distiller’s trademarks.

Tempe, Globe water projects to receive more than $5 …

Tempe and Globe will receive a total of $5.55 million for water infrastructure projects funded through Rep. Greg Stanton’s Arizona-focused $200 million environmental infrastructure authority. The investments will be administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under its Fiscal Year 2023 Work Plan.

'Frozen' cast member to host Arizona Broadway …

A Broadway actor is about to lay down some knowledge in Peoria.