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McCain, Coons To Introduce Bill To Give DACA Recipients A Pathway To Citizenship
Sens. John McCain and Christopher Coons plan to introduce a new immigration bill later today. This bipartisan bill would give recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a pathway to citizenship and would order a study to look at possible border security measures. Joining us now is Ted Hesson. He’s an employment and immigration reporter with POLITICO Pro.
Feb. 5, 2018
Arizona Not Currently Tracking Teacher Supply And Demand
Arizona is not one of 16 states actively tracking teacher supply and demand.
Feb. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Turnover At The Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen served her final day on Friday, an unusual departure, as new administrations typically hold over Fed chair appointments.
Feb. 5, 2018
Pulse: A Biological Debate - Is Birdsong Music?
Are humans the only species that can create music? What about birds? Biologists and musicians have been debating these questions for over a century.
Feb. 5, 2018
Arizona Bill Would Create Voluntary Certification For Community Health Workers
Community health workers in Arizona are the people who are on the frontlines of public health, especially in rural areas and tribal communities.
Feb. 5, 2018
Arizona Bill To Raise Smoking Age Clears Health Committee
Some lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. House Bill 2109 came to be, in part, because a group of students in Cottonwood.
Feb. 5, 2018
Untold Arizona: Mexico
Almost two centuries ago, the United States fought a gruesome war against Mexico and annexed a vast territory that includes Arizona. What does Arizona mean to Mexico nowadays, considering the past, but also the present and future?
Feb. 5, 2018
Off-Duty Tempe Fire Captain Shot To Death In Scottsdale
A Tempe fire captain was shot to death in Scottsdale on Sunday. Kyle Brayer, 34, was off duty when the incident occurred.
Feb. 5, 2018
Trump’s Rhetoric, U.S. Economy Boost Mexican Remittances
Last year was the year with the largest amount ever registered of remittances in Mexico. And this may come as a result of the American economy’s growth and the Trump administration’s policies.
Feb. 5, 2018
Ka-ching! Home Seller Profits Hit 10-Year High
During the last three months of last year, ATTOM Data Solutions found the average home price was $54,000 more than what the seller had paid.
Feb. 5, 2018
New Mexico May Require Job, School Or Military Plans To Graduate High School
A bill working its way through the New Mexico legislature would require high school students apply for college, join the military or commit to a specific job or internship in order to graduate
Feb. 5, 2018
Phoenix Worried About 2020 Census Electronic Submission
The country is two years away from the official start of the 2020 Census, but some cities, like Phoenix, are concerned about changes that could potentially impact the count and how much federal funding it gets.
Feb. 5, 2018
AAA
AAA is again offering their free “Tipsy Tow” program for those who have had one too many adult beverages during the Super Bowl.
Feb. 4, 2018
Lottery Opens For Grand Canyon River Trip Permits
It’s an important time of year for adventurous folks who’d like to raft the Grand Canyon. A highly competitive lottery for self-guided river trips has opened.
Feb. 3, 2018
Former Rep. Shooter Eligible For $600 A Month Before Taxes In State Pension
Former Yuma Rep. Don Shooter worked a total of seven years as a state lawmaker, both in the House and Senate, before being expelled after allegations of sexual harassment.
Feb. 3, 2018
Mesa Man Who Sold Ammo To Las Vegas Shooter Charged
A Mesa man who sold ammunition to the gunman in last year’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas is facing federal charges.
Feb. 2, 2018
 Rex Tillerson And His Canadian, Mexican Counterparts Strike Conciliatory Tone On NAFTA
The top diplomats from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are sought to strike a conciliatory tone over the ongoing NAFTA negotiations.
Feb. 2, 2018
Testing For Air Force Jets To Take Place At Davis-Monthan
The Air Force continues to study whether to buy light-attack aircraft at low cost and will be using a Southern Arizona base for continued experimentation.
Feb. 2, 2018
As More Turn From Prescription Opioids To Heroin, Can Arizona Keep Up?
Deaths from heroin tripled between 2012 and 2016 in Arizona, while some health workers believe there is an epidemic of infectious disease in some of the state’s small rural communities.
Feb. 2, 2018
 McCain: Attacks On FBI
John McCain may be missing from the Senate as he undergoes treatment for brain cancer, but the Arizona senator is speaking out to condemn what he calls partisan attacks on the FBI. He says the controversy over the handling of the Russia investigation isn’t helping anyone but the Russians.
Feb. 2, 2018

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