Communities north of Phoenix want to control water as a way to control development. More residents means less groundwater to pump, residents said. But their idea is not popular with everyone.
New River Development Drawing Attention To Subdivision Laws
May. 25, 2018

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Vice Mayor Thelda Williams said the city police department will not change its policies on public records.
May. 25, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court has overturned an amendment which says bail must be denied when someone is accused of certain sexual offenses. Now, the state can no longer deny accused rapists the opportunity to seek bail.
May. 25, 2018
Immigration officials want to get rid of a policy that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the country while they build a start-up business, and the change would affect foreign students studying at Arizona universities.
May. 25, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation is planning to create new flex lanes that will run parallel to southbound Interstate 17. The new lanes will run between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point.
May. 25, 2018
Discussing the week in news with Chuck Coughlin, president of HighGround, and Roy Herrera, an attorney and former congressional staffer.
May. 25, 2018

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President Trump's pardon this week of boxer Jack Johnson is his latest grant of clemency to a prominent figure. It's an example of his hands-on approach to pardons.
May. 25, 2018
The bill makes Sweden the 10th European country to redefine rape, making it illegal to engage in a sexual encounter without the verbal or physical consent of all participants.
May. 25, 2018
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with journalist Ronan Farrow following Friday's arrest of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Farrow's reporting for The New Yorker last fall brought to light the decades of allegations against Weinstein and helped spark the #MeToo movement.
May. 25, 2018
In North Carolina a rehab program uses drug offenders as care-givers for elderly and disabled patients. The participants work more than 100 hours a week without pay taking care of patients and dispensing the same drugs that they were addicted to. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Reveal's reporter Shoshana Walter about her investigation.
May. 25, 2018
Signatories to the Iran nuclear deal will meet with their Iranian counterpart in the first such gathering since the United States pulled out of the deal. The meeting will assess what can be done to keep the deal going.
May. 25, 2018