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Over the weekend, a U.S. fighter jet downed a Syrian plane after it bombed American-backed fighters in Raqqa. Russia condemned the action, and said there would be repercussions.
Jun. 20, 2017
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The Navajo tribal government has been giving out bonuses to its employees, totaling millions in public funds according to a recent audit.
Jun. 20, 2017
DACA
An Arizona appeals court has ruled that immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, are not eligible for reduced in-state tuition. The presiding judge said that’s because each state has the discretion to choose which benefits to give these students.
Jun. 20, 2017
Verrado
Verrado determined Level III offenders present an unreasonable danger to residents because of their access to common areas. So, the community banned them.
Jun. 20, 2017
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A member of the Arizona Board of Regents has announced his resignation from the board, effective immediately.
Jun. 20, 2017
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The arts scene in Arizona is going through another period of dramatic change. Bob Booker is retiring later this summer from the executive director post with the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
Jun. 20, 2017
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling could set precedence for age discrimination cases in tiny towns across Arizona and the United States.
Jun. 20, 2017
Arizona sun
Meteorologists say it's hot, but predict it won't be hot enough to break the all-time record of 122 degrees.
Jun. 20, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
There are two sides of Hope, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jun. 20, 2017
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In the lead-up to this year’s inauguration, lots of people around the country were talking about how the election was affecting them.
Jun. 20, 2017
F-35
F-35 operations will resume Wednesday at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, according to U.S. Air Force officials. The fighter jets were grounded for 11 days after pilots reported symptoms related to oxygen deprivation.
Jun. 19, 2017
Carmen Aristegui
The Mexican government denied on Monday afternoon any involvement in the reported illegal surveillance of high-profile activists and journalists in the country.
Jun. 19, 2017
Firefighters and drone
Firefighters contained a small wildfire Thursday in Williams despite a drone flying over the area that delayed operations. Fire officials reported more than 40 drones over wildfires in 2016 and several already this fire season.
Jun. 19, 2017
Local zoos and animal shelters say they’ll be keeping a close eye on animal welfare this week as the heat wave sets in. Some have shifted hours or decided to close altogether.
Jun. 19, 2017
On Air GIF
What’s in a name…or a pronunciation, for that matter? Whether you pronounce it like jiff or gif with a hard "g" or even jyfe, we’re talking about Graphics Interchange Formats — image files that you’ve seen countless times online.
Jun. 19, 2017
Greg Moore
Ten U.S. cities have teams in all four major professional sports — baseball, basketball, football and hockey. Phoenix is one of them. Greg Moore is stepping in to write about all of that as the new sports columnist for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com. We spoke with Moore.
Jun. 19, 2017
graduation
High schoolers are putting on graduation caps and starting college in the fall. And then the big question becomes what’s your major? So we wondered when, for example, there’s a deluge of politics in our culture on a daily basis or, when Russia is in the spotlight, does that affect how students choose their majors?
Jun. 19, 2017
Data from the National Low Income Housing Coalition finds Arizona is in the top half of states, in terms of the affordability of rental housing. With me to talk about this is Tina Tamboer, a residential real estate analyst with The Cromford Report.
Jun. 19, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
It’s shaping up to be a big week on the international front, with deadlines looming and negotiations starting. With me to look ahead to the next several days is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghodoosi.
Jun. 19, 2017
Wonder Woman movie
"Wonder Woman" brought in more than $40 million this past weekend; that follows its more than $100 million opening weekend, which was the highest-grossing opening weekend ever for a movie directed by a woman.
Jun. 19, 2017

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