Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:33:04 -0500Arizona schools superintendent Diane Douglas told state lawmakers Thursday that education was "at a crossroads."
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:43:45 -0500Another round of winter storms is expected to hit much of Arizona on Friday. Experts predict heavy snow and rain to continue into Saturday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:09:12 -0500Arizona gained only 6,300 net jobs in December, closing 2016 with half the growth seen in 2015 and falling below the nation's overall pace.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:45:13 -0500Development proposals for downtown Gilbert include a new brewery and ice cream shop.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:20:54 -0500There are so many great places to dine in the East Valley, how do you possibly choose? The Republic's dining writer Dominic Armato helps narrow the field. Here are excerpts from two recent reviews.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:24:53 -0500About 15 small dogs deprived of food, water and proper shelter were found in a Queen Creek home, investigators said.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:13:28 -0500Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone will shutter the Cold Case Posse that spent five years investigating President Barack Obama.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:05:48 -0500Federal agencies are trying to raise awareness about safe use of binary explosives, often known as exploding targets.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:21 -0500Interest rates are on the march, or at least the crawl. Rates generally have been rising for the past half year, though not yet in a big way.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:04:10 -0500Rain falls in downtown Phoenix on Jan. 20, 2017. Winter storms are expected to continue this weekend with rain in the Valley and snow in the high country. Cheryl Evans/azcentral.com
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:42:05 -0500Rain falls in Phoenix on Interstate 17 and Camelback Road on Jan. 20, 2017. Tom Tingle/azcentral.com
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:48:28 -0500Thousands of people are expected to attend the marches inspired by the Women's March on Washington the same day.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:48:21 -0500I use test results to help me gauge whether my fifth-grade students are performing at fifth-grade level.
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:00:47 -0500In 2012, the Weather Channel started naming winter storms. Some meteorologists think that doesn't make any sense.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:08:37 -0500If you're shopping for a car in Arizona, you should know that auto dealer bonds can help protect your investment.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:01:26 -0500Some of the state's most savage flooding has occurred in winter.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:05:52 -0500Women diagnosed with gestational diabetes have an elevated risk during pregnancy and a higher rate of cesarean delivery
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:07:06 -0500The University of Arizona has received 'serious interest' from 40 to 50 people in the school's top job as part of a national search.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:52:31 -0500Winter storms will bring heavy rain and snow into Arizona starting Thursday evening and continuing into the weekend, the National Weather Service said.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:24:15 -0500Avoid Phoenix-area traffic slowdowns this weekend by steering clear of these roadways.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:14:57 -0500State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas gives her "State of Education" speech to the Senate Education Committee Jan. 19, 2017, at the Arizona state Senate in Phoenix. Mark Henle/azcentral.com
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:15:26 -0500Special Olympics Arizona will be sending three athletes to represent the United States in the 2017 World Games in Austria this March.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:23:37 -0500Winter storms and heavy rain will move into Arizona starting Jan. 29, 2017. Share your weather photos at facebook.com/azcentral.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:24:24 -0500These are the high school football players in Arizona who will be members of the 2017 recruiting class.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:02:53 -0500A trilogy of Star Wars memorabilia auctions was truly out of this world
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:02:40 -0500Smile gives one-half of 1 percent to the charity of your choice
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:16:18 -0500Looking for somewhere to take your kids in metro Phoenix? We have some great, and sometimes free, ideas.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:54:30 -0500Officers fired their weapons once every eight days in 2016. But an officer was more than twice as likely to shoot if there was a similar confrontation in the previous eight days.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:08:51 -0500This is a list of golf holes in one reported to The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:21:15 -0500The Yard, anchored by popular Fox concept Culinary Dropout, could mean another big boost to emerging downtown area in Gilbert.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:24:09 -0500A 16-year-old Gilbert girl earned a perfect composite score on the ACT college admissions test, such a rarity only one-tenth of one percent of students in the nation have achieved it.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:16:02 -0500The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, where I grew up, is a water-recycling facility disguised as an ecological habitat.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:28:27 -0500Arizona ranks above the national average for fatal crashes on freeways, and many are caused by a poor human choice.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:18:37 -0500See the stretches of seven Phoenix-area freeways that have the most fatal accidents, including I-10, I-17 and U.S. 60.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:22:29 -0400Gilbert police report improvements since launching its family-violence unit to investigate domestic violence cases.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:28:34 -0500The town is working to establish a 22-acre cemetery on park land near Greenfield and Queen Creek roads.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:27:21 -0500Gilbert saw "outstanding" participation from residents, business owners and park aficionados to shape the final design of the big regional park.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:28:01 -0500Gilbert has grown from an agricultural town to an affluent community. Here are some of the town's historic buildings.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:23:49 -0500Metro Phoenix has made national headlines for a slew of gory tales. Here is a look at some of the most notorious murders.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:21:55 -0500Downtown Gilbert has been steadily growing for years, and there are now many places that visitors don't want to miss.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:21:54 -0500Here is a list of things in Gilbert you'll want to add to your bucket list.
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 09:27:29 -0500The Valley is full of cool things to see and do. Here are 50 must-do items, grouped by things to do, sites to see or places to eat.