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When Daniel Rodriguez was 7 years old, his mother brought him from Mexico to Arizona. They were fleeing violence in their hometown, and, it wasn’t until he was in high school that he found out that he was undocumented.
Dec. 9, 2016
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is trying to extend protection for those brought here illegally as children, while also cracking down on criminals who are undocumented.
Dec. 9, 2016
Korina Iribe
The governing body of Arizona’s public university system voted Friday to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to help protect students who were brought to the country illegally as children, known as DREAMers.
Dec. 9, 2016
soil erosion
University of Arizona Professor Peter Troch said that by the year 2050, the world population is expected to reach 2 billion, and, at the same time, it is not cultivating enough soil each year to grow crops.
Dec. 9, 2016
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is sponsoring a piece of legislation to stop so-called “drive-by” lawsuits. These lawsuits are filed by lawyers abusing the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Dec. 9, 2016
The Scottsdale City Council has made it’s choice, and James Thompson is the new City Manager.
Dec. 9, 2016
Before we even get to the office, most of us are battling traffic. Whether it’s on the freeways or on city streets, traffic seems to be getting worse. And the city of Phoenix is trying to do something about it.
Dec. 9, 2016
A federal judge is ordering a contracting company with ties to a polygamous group to pay at least $200,000 in back wages to children who, prosecutors say, worked long hours picking pecans without pay.
Dec. 9, 2016
line of cars
Reasoning that good Samaritans deserve legal protection, a veteran state lawmaker wants to provide immunity for people who break into hot vehicles to rescue trapped animals and children.
Dec. 9, 2016
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
The amount of money spent on medical marijuana in the next four years will nearly double, according to a new study. But that could change should Donald Trump’s Administration decide to step in.
Dec. 9, 2016
Handgun
The Arizona Supreme Court has granted a motion for expedited consideration in the Tucson guns case.
Dec. 9, 2016
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Residents of rural areas are significantly more likely to be married and live in the state they were born than people who live in urban communities. That’s according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community survey comparing the two areas.
Dec. 9, 2016
The head of the University of Arizona’s two medical schools and health sciences operations says he will step down. The U of A announced that Dr. Joe Garcia is resigning from his administrative role.
Dec. 9, 2016
The Arizona Air National Guard base on the south side of Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix is being renamed to honor Barry Goldwater, the late Arizona senator and former Air National Guard member.
Dec. 9, 2016
Goodyear is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, but it needs to build more fire stations, or face soaring response times.
Dec. 9, 2016
sky harbor airport sign
The legislation includes an amendment that addresses controversial flight path changes at Sky Harbor Airport.
Dec. 9, 2016
Women are moving up the ranks in Arizona’s farming operations. These days more women nationwide are identifying as a primary operator. That change is making an impact on how the industry does business.
Dec. 9, 2016
Mark Brnovich
Arizona’s attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by a controversial advocacy group against local businesses.
Dec. 8, 2016
Tucson Punishers pose under the MG Walk banner
Ribbons and wristbands are common symbols associated with disease awareness, but it's tough to create a campaign that goes viral.
Dec. 8, 2016
Team Rubicon
After a massive earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, Jake Wood led a group of fellow veterans, as well as some doctors, into the country to do medical triage.
Dec. 8, 2016

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