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Tucson, Phoenix face growing gap between income and rent hikes

Tucson, Phoenix face growing gap between income and rent hikes

By Amy Edelen

The gap between rental cost and household income is increasing to unsustainable levels in most major metro areas, including in Phoenix and Tucson, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors.

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Even if Congress OKs ‘doc fix,’ rural hospitals face other challenges

Even if Congress OKs ‘doc fix,’ rural hospitals face other challenges

Congress is trying to fix to a broken funding formula in an effort to head off a 21 percent cut in Medicare payments next month. But even if the "doc fix" passes, rural hospitals still face an array of challenges that has led to an alarming number of closures in recent years.

Looking to save money, Peoria school district considering four-day week

Looking to save money, Peoria school district considering four-day week

It may sound like a sweet dream to many students, but some parents say a proposed switch to a four-day school week in the Peoria Unified School District would be a burden.

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Second group files paperwork to seek 2016 vote on legalizing pot

Second group files paperwork to seek 2016 vote on legalizing pot

Calling itself Arizonans for Responsible Legalization, the group says it wants to allow adults to purchase small amounts of marijuana for private use and tax marijuana sales to help fund education. It's the second group to push for legalization on the 2016 ballot.

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