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Phoenix bus drivers protest contract offer at City Hall

NOTE: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified a Valley Metro spokeswoman criticized in a statement attributed to a union leader. The statement was made about Valley Metro spokeswoman Maria Hyatt. Phoenix bus drivers marched through City Hall Tuesday morning to protest the latest contract offer from the company that manages a portion of city bus routes.

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Maricopa County Superior Court program expands access to services

The AmeriCorps PACS program plans to recruit undergraduate students across Maricopa County to help litigants who will represent themselves in court.

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More hopefuls enter crowded GOP field for open 1st District in Congress

WASHINGTON - The Republican primary field in the race for Arizona's 1st Congressional District got more crowded Monday, setting the stage for a competitive GOP primary reminiscent of the bruising 2012 campaign for the same seat.


ACLU files appeal in SB 1070 case

SB 1070, the heavily disputed immigration law in Arizona, was back in the spotlight Monday. Members of the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona along with a coalition of immigrant rights group filed a formal appeal challenging a U.S. District Court judge's dismissal of a prior SB 1070 challenge.


Expert: Many reasons why people don’t report sexual assault

“I came back from a party one night and had asked someone for a ride home, and when I invited them to stay, they took it as an invitation to take advantage of me.”


Arpaio says he wasn’t directly involved in investigation of racial profiling

At a civil-contempt hearing Thursday, a plaintiff's attorney grilled Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on the execution of an internal investigation that followed accusations his department violated an injunction to halt racial profiling.

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Threat of bus strike affects busiest routes in Phoenix

Some Valley commuters might have to start carpooling or riding bikes because of the threat of a strike by drivers on dozens of Valley Metro bus routes.

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