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Monday night, immigrants’ rights advocates protested outside of U.S. Customs and Immigration Services offices in Phoenix to mark a year since Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was deported. The event a year ago marked a change in the federal government’s approach to immigration enforcement under the Trump administration.
Feb. 6, 2018
More Migrants Found Dead Along the U.S.-Mexico Border
An extension of the United Nations calculated more people trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally died last year than in previous years. This in spite of the fact that immigrant apprehensions along the border are on the decline.
Feb. 6, 2018
Elon Musk’s company SpaceX launched its new Falcon Heavy rocket that will attempt to deliver a Tesla Roadster into an orbit around the sun that would also get the vehicle close to Mars. So what’s unique about the Falcon Heavy? Here to talk about those questions and more is Mike Wall, senior writer for Space.com.
Feb. 6, 2018
Permanent guardianship is a way out of foster care for more than 600 Arizona children a year, but they don’t get the same kinds of supports that adoptive parents do. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke about this with Beth Rosenberg, director of child welfare and juvenile justice at the Children’s Action Alliance.
Feb. 6, 2018
New research suggests there are many kids who could have grown up to be inventors and innovators, but never had the chance, or the exposure to those scientific fields. That disparity was especially evident among kids from certain backgrounds.
Feb. 6, 2018
The national job numbers for January showed the U.S. economy adding 200,000 positions — a positive development that beat expectations by a healthy amount. And the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent. But what do those numbers really tell us?
Feb. 6, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest reports found the median snowpack amount to be just 22 percent of what it should be.
Feb. 6, 2018
In the United States, there are more firearms and ammunition dealers than McDonald’s — over 14,500 of them.
Feb. 6, 2018
Arizona's largest electric utility and its top executives are funneling money into Republican campaigns.
Feb. 6, 2018
This is viewed as a win for the historic neighborhoods that have fought the flight path changes from 2014 for years.
Feb. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: Immigration Restrictions Raise Concerns In The Elder Care Industry
Restrictions on immigration under the Trump administration are creating concerns about the future of the labor pool for nursing homes, home care agencies, and assisted living facilities.
Feb. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: Gov Ricardo Rosselló -
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló discusses his plan to focus on charter schools as part of an effort to overhaul the island's public education system.
Feb. 6, 2018
A new bill in the Arizona legislature would expand the state’s nondiscrimination law to include sexual orientation and gender identity.
Feb. 6, 2018
The state of Utah is investigating individuals in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints community for food stamp fraud. A federal probe of the community wrapped up last year.
Feb. 6, 2018
Workers from the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta Mine in northeast Arizona will be in Phoenix on Tuesday. They’re calling for action to save the NGS power plant, which is slated to close at the end of next year.
Feb. 6, 2018
For every four people trying to move to Flagstaff there is only one home available to purchase.
Feb. 6, 2018
Arizona state fish returns to the White Mountains this summer.
Feb. 6, 2018
If you have ever driven to San Diego in the summer, chances are you have stopped in the unincorporated town of Dateland. At the very least, you have seen billboards for the travel center’s “world-famous date shakes” in the tiny town of Dateland.
Feb. 6, 2018
Two states repealed their laws last year, making Arizona the last state practicing the “Structured English Immersion” model.
Feb. 6, 2018
The bill would allocate $80,000 annually to the Arizona Department of Corrections from the state general fund so that all women in state prisons have access to free, unlimited, feminine hygiene products.
Feb. 5, 2018

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