Tuesday’s special election in the conservative 8th Congressional District is now being looked at as another midterm bellwether, after special election shockers in Pennsylvania and Alabama. Both candidates were out on Saturday to motivate their supporters.
Republicans Taking Nothing For Granted In 8th District Race
Apr. 23, 2018
There’s a rising tension over water in the Southwest. Agencies that manage the Colorado River are attempting to publicly shame an increasingly isolated water agency in Arizona. The feud has the potential to upset negotiations over the river’s future.
Apr. 23, 2018

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The San Francisco Giants will benefit from a deal between the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. It calls for the team’s player development program to move from Scottsdale to Phoenix’s Papago Baseball Complex which has seen little activity since the Oakland A’s moved to Mesa a few years ago.
Apr. 23, 2018
Last week, a U.S. House panel approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps or SNAP recipients as part of the Farm Bill. As KJZZs Kathy Ritchie reports, these requirements could impact older adults and people with disabilities.
Apr. 23, 2018
President Donald Trump says he can fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. However, constitutional expert Robert McWhirter argued on Arizona Horizon that President Trump probably can’t fire Mueller unless he's done something wrong.
Apr. 22, 2018
Arizona teachers are preparing to strike on Thursday, despite a promise by Governor Doug Ducey to give them a 20 percent raise by 2020. Cathy Matsumoto has been a special education teacher in Mesa for the past eight years. Speaking on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Matsumoto said Ducey’s plan is missing some key points.
Apr. 22, 2018
Former Secretary of State Ken Bennett has announced he is challenging Governor Doug Ducey in the Republican primary. Bennett says a broader tax base would help to weather downturns in the economy.
Apr. 21, 2018

NPR News

'The street movement is against my tenure,' said Serzh Sargsyan, after days of rallies. Critics oppose his new position, considering it a power grab by the former president.
Apr. 23, 2018
The new prince was born Monday and weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Mother and child are "both doing well," Kensington Palace announced.
Apr. 23, 2018
Abdeslam still faces trial over the 2015 Paris attacks. But a Belgian court punished him for attempted terrorist murder, related to the shootout that ended his time on the run in 2016.
Apr. 23, 2018
LeeAnne Walters demanded action from local officials, confronting them with bottles of discolored water. They dismissed her for months. She meticulously documented lead levels in Flint homes.
Apr. 23, 2018
A new exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum contextualizes American action — and inaction — during the Nazi rise to power. A 96-year-old Holocaust survivor says it's about time.
Apr. 23, 2018