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Arrests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement jumped by nearly a third last year, after the Trump administration broadened enforcement guidelines. But a new Pew Research Center analysis found the percentage increase in Arizona was lower than the national surge.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona State Capitol
Voters could soon decide whether Arizona should require that 50 percent of its energy come from renewable sources by 2030.
Feb. 9, 2018
Hopi Tribe
For years, the Hopi Tribe challenged the use of reclaimed wastewater to make artificial snow at Snowbowl Ski Resort in Flagstaff.
Feb. 9, 2018
It's time for our Friday NewsCap. Joining us to talk about Jeff Flake taking on President Trump again, along with the possibility that Arizona could actually ban texting while driving, are former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and former Arizona legislative leader Art Hamilton.
Feb. 9, 2018
When you hear the word “gamer,” you probably think about video games … or World of Warcraft. But, this weekend in Mesa, a bunch of gamers will gather to celebrate a different kind of game — board games. The Arizona Game Fair kicks off today at the Mesa Convention Center, and I sat down with Meeple Lady, one of the event’s speakers, to talk more about it.
Feb. 9, 2018
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The Navajo Nation has sued the federal government. The tribe claims it was denied an opportunity to appeal a 32 percent cut to its Head Start funding.
Feb. 9, 2018
This year is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s iconic book Frankenstein. To celebrate, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI) is putting on a series of programs, talks and events, celebrating the book's legacy and considering how it applies to our lives in 2018.
Feb. 9, 2018
Misty Hyman is best known for her surprising gold medal win at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. That was back in 2000. Today. her life looks a little different. Late last year she gave birth to a baby girl, Vivian. She’s 4 months old now, and she and her mom came into our studios recently to talk with me more about the new biggest challenge in her life — becoming a mom for the first time.
Feb. 9, 2018
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are already underway, even though we won’t actually see the opening ceremonies here in the U.S. until tonight. With us from South Korea, where he’s covering the Winter Olympics for The Arizona Republic, is Jeff Metcalfe. He is joining us via Skype.
Feb. 9, 2018
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Another government shutdown was averted last night with a bipartisan agreement that includes a lot more spending than deficit hawks wanted. So why aren’t debt and deficits talked about more? President Trump didn’t mention any of that in his recent State of the Union address. With me to talk about that via Skype is Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition.
Feb. 9, 2018
Lake Powell
Two federal departments are reporting troubling snowpack news for this winter.
Feb. 9, 2018
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A bipartisan group of 19 Western governors said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke did not consult with them about major plans for reorganizing the agency, and have asked him to delay implementing the proposal until he speaks with them.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Department of Health Services
Another gray fox tested positive for rabies in Cochise County.
Feb. 9, 2018
taxes
Tax-related scams and identity theft are still serious issues across the United States, especially during tax-filing season.
Feb. 9, 2018
Flagstaff
Flagstaff City Manager Josh Copley has resigned and the Flagstaff City Council is considering its options.
Feb. 9, 2018
Marijuana
Voters would have another chance to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Arizona under a proposal in the state House.
Feb. 9, 2018
An Arizona Senate panel voted Thursday to expand state laws when it comes to animal abuse.
Feb. 9, 2018
Doug Virgil
The Scottsdale Unified School District appointed Doug Virgil as interim Chief Financial Officer at a meeting Thursday.
Feb. 9, 2018
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The Arizona House of Representatives amended a bill that would make the English version of insurance contracts the binding contract between parties.
Feb. 9, 2018
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Anxiety in recovering patients can be exacerbated by certain times of year, like holidays or anniversaries, but increasingly, current events and social media are causing patients to seek treatment.
Feb. 9, 2018

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