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Pueblo Viejo Fields
Earlier this year, Phoenix celebrated the opening of its first "Brownfields to Healthfields" project. Brownfields are often abandoned or closed properties that are overlooked for development because of contamination concerns. They can include former gas stations, landfills and manufacturing facilities.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Sometimes the details of city planning and zoning can feel tedious, but they often have a big impact on our neighborhoods. Right now there’s a controversy playing out in east Tucson about exactly this.
Nov. 20, 2017
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In the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson initiated “The Great Society” campaign, a set of domestic programs with the goal of eliminating poverty and racial injustice.
Nov. 20, 2017
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The American intelligence community has high confidence that there’s a link between Russian intelligence and outlets associated with hacked emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, including Wikileaks. But how did Wikileaks become associated with a foreign government in the first place?
Nov. 20, 2017
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were assaulted Sunday and one died of his injuries, an agency union official now says.
Nov. 20, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
Twenty-two years ago, Europe watched as 8,000 Muslims were massacred in the siege of Sarajevo. This week, the verdict against the man responsible for those war crimes is expected after a years-long trial in The Hague.
Nov. 20, 2017
Phil Boas
Renewed debate over changing gun laws in the U.S. seems to have gathered steam in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas.
Nov. 20, 2017
DACA application
More than 130,000 DACA applications made their way through the mail before the Oct. 5 deadline. This month it came to light that at least 4,000 of those applications were rejected for missing the deadline.
Nov. 20, 2017
In an attempt to examine prospective immigrants for their risk of committing terrorist acts, the Trump administration has solicited technology firms to develop software using artificial intelligence to perform this task.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Despite a few sprinkles here and there around the Valley on Friday morning, the official rain gauge at Sky Harbor Airport hasn’t seen precipitation since late August.
Nov. 20, 2017
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The education challenges Arizona is facing have been discussed for years, with a funding shortage typically at the top of the list.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Medical tourism attracts approximately 1 million people to Mexico every year, often because insurance may not cover much of the cost of an expensive procedure.
Nov. 20, 2017
Jeff Flake
Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Nov. 20, 2017
Trader Joe's store
Trader Joe’s has recalled three types of packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.
Nov. 20, 2017
Coconino National Forest offers permits for harvesting a variety of small pine trees.
Nov. 20, 2017
Officials for the Tonto National Forest have announced new restrictions for recreational targets shooters in an effort to reduce the amount of trash left on forest floor.
Nov. 20, 2017
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When those tiny communion cups were introduced in the 1800s, they were supposed to protect churchgoers from germs. But a history survey shows Americans had lots of other reasons to stop sharing a cup.
Nov. 20, 2017
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On the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, a similar fight is playing out with small Mexican farmers who want out of NAFTA, despite the government’s commitment to it.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Anyone who doubts the lure of Route 66 should talk to Winslow Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Hall, who said that capitalizing on the historic highway was key to revitalization of the historic downtown.
Nov. 20, 2017
Cafeteria
A Gilbert lawmaker is advocating for extended lunch and recess in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Nov. 20, 2017

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