Hot Links: ASU Settles in Rape Case, Lawmakers Ponder Tax Code Overhaul; Tribe Allows Liquor Sales for Loop 101-Area Restaurants

So-called "date rape" cases will be handled differently at the state's three universities because of a lawsuit settlement -- no more sweeping cases under the rug. State lawmakers are considering a change to tax code -- critics say that's code for tax hike. Drink up on Indian land: The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has voted to allow alcohol sales at restaurants, opening a new revenue stream for developers. Concerns about speed cameras have Democrat and Republican state lawmakers driving in the same lane. The driver in a fatal bus accident may have been distracted, state troopers say. Not all in the family: Bashas' to lay off 350 workers. Eateries offer free food to boost sales. DMX's dogs may get out of jail before he does. It's time to settle up on Super Bowl bets.  


ASU settles 2004 rape case for $850,000

State lawmakers ponder major tax code overhaul


Tribe allows alcohol sales at Scottsdale Pavilions

Democrat and Republican lawmakers band together against speed cameras


 Driver of fatal tour bus crash may have been distracted















 Bashas' lays off 350 workers

 Free breakfast at Denny's, free doughnuts at Dunkin' Donuts

 Rapper DMX's dogs may get out of jail before him

 City, county, state are losers in Super Bowl bet

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.