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Court sides with baker who refused same-sex couple’s wedding cake

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, saying it would violate deeply held religious opposition to same-sex marriage. The court said Colorado officials showed “clear and impermissible hostility” to the baker's religious claims.


Trump administration lifts environmental obstacles to building border wall in New Mexico

The Department of Homeland Security has expedited construction of the reinforced border wall in New Mexico by waiving 20 environmental laws.


Vegan grocery store opens in Glendale, a first for Arizona

Owners of a vegan grocery store in Glendale hope the store, which offers groceries completely free of animal products, will attract customers from the Phoenix area.


Buyer beware: Experts say home sellers don’t have to disclose murders, hauntings

TEMPE – When Patricia St. Vincent bought a 1910 colonial revival house in Tempe more than 30 years ago, the seller congratulated her and said, “You bought yourself a haunted house.”


Despite slow going, faith leaders vow to continue push for DREAM Act

WASHINGTON - As he prepared to leave Washington and head back to Sahuarita after two weeks of praying and lobbying for the DREAM Act, the Rev. Randy Mayer said he was frustrated by the slow progress - but not surprised.


Buzz on rumored DACA deal dissolves to drone on what was really said

WASHINGTON - It was the greatest political deal that was - until it wasn't. Unless it still is. After Democratic leaders said Wednesday night that they had reached a deal with President Donald Trump to preserve DACA, without a border wall requirement, social media exploded - along with some Republican members of Congress.


As Democrats announce deal, Trump tweets, DREAMers and advocates react

PHOENIX — In a case that seems to be about he said/she said/he said, one thing is for sure: DREAMers say they are still not clear on the potential future of the program that allows them to stay in the United States.

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Audit: State agency overseeing X-ray facilities behind on inspections

The state agency overseeing X-ray facilities is overdue on inspections for about half of them, creating a public health risk, the Arizona Auditor General's Office reports.

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Court upholds five-year bomb-possession sentence for Tucson man

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday upheld a Tucson man's sentence for possession of 24 homemade bombs that were found in his house in 2011.


Arizona posts lowest college completion rate, highest default rate

WASHINGTON - Arizona tied Alaska for the lowest college completion rate in the country in 2013, with just 29 percent of students able to earn a four-year degree in six years or less, a new report says.


Gila River leader says lack of broadband is harming tribal, rural areas

WASHINGTON - The governor of the Gila River Indian Community told a House panel Wednesday that Indian Country is the nation's "least served" area for broadband access, despite the "astounding" opportunity that it presents.


Court orders new hearing in asset seizures from human-smuggling probe

Editors Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported the outcome of the two plaintiffs' efforts to get back the money that was seized by the state of Arizona. Lia Rivadeneyra eventually got her money back but Javier Torres never did, their attorney says. The story below has been revised to reflect the correct information. Clients who used this story are asked to run the correction that can be found here.