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LUCHA
Abril Gallardo is with pro-immigration organization Living United for Change in Arizona, or LUCHA. She herself is a DACA recipient as well as an activist, and we talked about what it feels like right now for those nearly 800,000 young immigrants like her who are stuck in the middle.
Oct. 10, 2017
A Tucson city council member is proposing a local ban on bump stocks for semi-automatic weapons.
Oct. 10, 2017
DACA application
President Trump has outlined a series of priorities he wants for any deal to protect DACA recipients — the undocumented immigrants who were brought here as young children and allowed to stay and work under the Obama administration program.
Oct. 10, 2017
John McCain
Our state’s senior senator is working on a project that would fill the dry riverbed with water. The project has been dubbed Rio Salado 2.0, and Sen. John McCain is working on it with Arizona State University and other stakeholders.
Oct. 10, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Nation is reviewing potential buyers of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. The tribe is under a tight deadline to keep the plant from shutting down.
Oct. 10, 2017
health
After the failure last month of the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill on health care, Congress is once again looking into coming up with a bipartisan measure to stabilize the health insurance marketplace.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Over the weekend, Republican Sen. Bob Corker came out to criticize the president — he claims that Donald Trump is pushing the globe towards World War III, and that the GOP is enabling behavior that could potentially be dangerous for the country.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Deadly wildfires are ripping across Northern California. More than 115,000 acres spreading across eight counties has been destroyed, and at least 13 people have been confirmed dead.
Oct. 10, 2017
Alexios Mantzarlis
Fake news entered the vernacular during last year’s presidential campaign. Misinformation has become increasingly challenging for journalists, who have had to reprioritize in certain situations. We learned more about that from Alexios Mantzarlis, director of the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute.
Oct. 10, 2017
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In a federal courthouse in downtown Phoenix right now, the Goldwater Institute is arguing that the Food and Drug Administration needs to increase transparency of its drug approval process.
Oct. 10, 2017
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With 70,000 people, over a thousand open bars, and hundreds of giant fires, the annual Burning Man gathering sounds like a recipe for a mess. But guess how many garbage cans are provided? Zero.
Oct. 10, 2017
“I think that it’s easy in a plan to say that people are interested in reducing travel lanes and adding bicycle lanes, but when it actually happens in people’s backyards and impacts their life directly then I think it kind of changes that conversation,” said Tempe traffic engineer Julian Dresang.
Oct. 10, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks
The Arizona Diamondbacks season is now over. The Dodgers completed the three game sweep in the National League Division Series with a 3-1 victory at Chase Field last night.
Oct. 10, 2017
Filings with Arizona regulators show average individual health insurance premiums for about 95,000 Pima and Maricopa county residents will rise less than 2 percent next year, a move that will be a relief for people who saw huge premium increases this year.
Oct. 10, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks
The Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night in Game Three of their National League Division Series, winning 3-1.
Oct. 10, 2017
Chuckwalla
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is working with the Department of Transportation to safeguard species in the path of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway – including a large lizard found throughout the desert southwest.
Oct. 10, 2017
1040 form
Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing on tax cut proposals being floated by the Trump administration.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Another state has filed suit against Chandler-based opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics. Insys has said it is working toward a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and has taken steps to strengthen its compliance program amid probes related to federal charges in other states, including Arizona.
Oct. 9, 2017
A new survey finds a disconnect between people’s perception of their own health and the reality of it.
Oct. 9, 2017
Copper Canyon High School student Brahiam Flores Garcia
Sprint awarded 800 tablets to students at two high schools in the Tolleson Union High School District. It's part of Sprint's 1Million Project, an effort to close the "homework gap."
Oct. 9, 2017

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