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Here are some recent examples of subscriber stories that our readers have enjoyed:

  • Democracy in Doubt: The Republic series on the aftermath of the 2020 election details efforts to circumvent the popular vote in Arizona to engineer an illegitimate victory for Donald Trump
  • When a tax services firm wanted Arizona to change its diesel fuel tax rules, the move risked costing the state $100 million. Instead of standing in the way, Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration pushed tax authorities to accept refunds, which also benefited a big campaign supporter.
  • Home prices in Metro Phoenix are on the verge of hitting a new high. Where do they climb fastest?
  • 270,000 more homes needed: Affordable housing backlash intensifies Arizona housing shortage
  • A labor shortage has hit the country and Arizona. Former restaurant workers explain why they left the industry for good
  • A sudden legal change put an end to their family business. Then Arizona lawmakers stepped in
  • Throughout rural Arizona, the value of farmland is tied to the water it uses. Today, investor groups are buying up thousands of acres of farmland with the intention of selling that water or using it elsewhere.
  • The Good Stuff: For 60 years, this South Phoenix steakhouse has served up great views and Old West charm
  • Valentine is a love letter to Arizona. Here’s how it won over this skeptical reviewer
  • The US Forest Service oversees much of the upper reaches of the western United States, and federal law says it’s supposed to protect stream flows. But our investigation found that countless amounts of water on national forests are diverted to ponds, pipelines or irrigation ditches, with little environmental scrutiny or monitoring.
  • Robert Fisher: You heard the story of the murders. But not the whole story.
  • College football: Arizona State’s Robert Rodriguez tries to set an example for other Hispanic football coaches
  • Patience is a virtue: Phoenix Suns show fans winning the Western Conference last season was no fluke

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