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Movies, classes, yoga: ASU 365 Community Union expected to transform Sun Devil Stadium

Sun Devil Stadium is close to becoming a community union equipped with restaurants, a running track and classrooms.


Supreme Court decision could open door to legalized sports betting in Arizona

As gambling has grown in popularity, anticipation is high for a Supreme Court ruling that would pave the way for more legalized sports betting. The decision, expected by late June, could open the door to legal sports gambling in Arizona.


‘Unsustainable’ growth gives way to slow recovery on state jobless rate

WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates in Arizona inched down to 4.5 percent in October, falling to the lowest rate since the start of the Great Recession and capping one of the longest recoveries on record in the state.


Progress on new binational drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

WASHINGTON - States, federal and Mexican officials hailed a binational agreement this fall that they said could lead to a radical shift in how the region prepares for and responds to drought.


Arizona rancher, official tell Congress states need voice in water regs

WASHINGTON - Federal regulation of waterways may not be the first issue that comes to mind in a desert state like Arizona, but don't tell that to Pima County cattle rancher Jim Chilton.


Environmentalists sue to block ‘dangerous’ Rosemont copper mine

WASHINGTON - Environmental groups sued the Forest Service this week to block what they called the "dangerous" Rosemont copper mine, citing concerns ranging from habitat destruction to drinking water contamination at the project southeast of Tucson.


Advocates worry FCC changes to Lifeline could hit Indian Country hard

WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission is moving to rein in a low-cost telephone service for low-income customers that critics say will hit Indian Country hard if fully implemented.


Backers hope Route 66 ‘historic trail’ designation can drive tourism

WASHINGTON - Anyone who doubts the lure of Route 66 should talk to Winslow Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Hall, who said that capitalizing on the historic highway was key to revitalization of the historic downtown.


Court: Online service must identify anonymous users to grand jury

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that an online job-rating site has to turn over the identities of anonymous users who posted comments about a company being investigated for its handling of a Department of Veterans Affairs contract.


McSally’s entry into Senate race could set up ‘war’ in GOP primary

WASHINGTON - Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, has told House colleagues that she will run next year for the seat being vacated by Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, setting the stage for what could be a fractious primary fight with Kelli Ward.


Arizona lawmakers split as House begins work on GOP tax-reform plan

WASHINGTON - The House began work Monday on the largest tax reform push in over three decades, with most Arizona lawmakers tentatively embracing the concept even as they expressed reservations about details in the 429-page bill.


White Mountain Apache seek tweak to law to let water project advance

WASHINGTON - A White Mountain Apache leader told House members Thursday that the tribe desperately needs to "replace the failing and terminal groundwater well system," but that current Interior Department regulations are preventing the tribe from moving forward on the project.