Stories tagged: "Rural"


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Clifton, Globe, and Quartzsite: Arizona Cities Where Big Homes Are Available Under $300K

Cities outside the Phoenix area—like Clifton, Globe, and Quartzsite—offer some homes with over 2,000 square feet for under $300,000.

Interstate 10 between Eloy and Picacho Peak, in Tucson, Ariz.
Biden Cites Infrastructure Needs in Arizona To Push Plan

Arizona has 132 bridges and more than 3,100 miles of highway that are in poor condition. The White House began its pitch Monday for President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal by spelling out constructions needs in all 50 states, including Arizona which got a grade of C on a recent infrastructure report card. Biden...

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Nearly 70,000 Arizona Kids Are in Need of Child Care, Particularly in Poor, Rural Communities

One-third of the state’s licensed and regulated child care providers were forced to close due to the pandemic.

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Free Milk Floods Into Schools and Food Banks as Dairy Farmers Look for Ways to Offload Surplus

Business shutdowns and uncertainty surrounding reopening schools has left Arizona dairy farmers with massive stockpiles of excess milk.

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Arizona Police Departments Mourn Killing of White Mountain Apache Officer

The officer was responding to reports of gunfire near Show Low early Monday morning when he was shot and killed.

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Health Care for Native Americans And Rural Arizonans Under Attack

A repeal of the Affordable Care Act will negatively impact hundreds of thousands of Arizona's Native Americans and rural citizens.