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Challenges To Signatures Could Remove Candidates
More than 25 challenges to Arizona candidates’ petition signatures were filed before yesterday’s deadline in races for governor, legislature and Congress.
June 14, 2018
FBI Continues To Fight For Encrypted Access
The FBI continues to pursue the idea of gaining access to encrypted cellphones, arguing the nation is less safe because of encryption.
June 14, 2018
Burton Barr Library Set To Reopen
Last July, a pipe burst on the fifth floor of Phoenix’s Burton Barr Central Library during a monsoon. Now, after nearly a year, it’s set to reopen on Saturday.
June 14, 2018
ADOT Permanently Closes I-10 Exit Ramps
The Arizona Department of Transportation has permanently closed one exit ramp along Interstate 10. A second exit will be closed in a few days. The closures are part of the work being done on the South Mountain Freeway.
June 14, 2018
The Takeaway: The 2018 World Cup Kicks Off In Russia
The Men’s World Cup kicks off today in Russia. One million people are expected to visit the country, and more than three billion people are expected to watch worldwide.
June 14, 2018
¡Gooool! Canada, Mexico And U.S. Win World Cup Bid
Amid trade wars and political tensions, something is bringing Canada, Mexico and the U.S. together: the 2026 Soccer Men’s World Cup. “United 2026” will be the first World Cup hosted by three nations.
June 14, 2018
Lawmaker Calls Immigrants Existential Threat
A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.
June 14, 2018
How A Bus Tour Could Help Transform Phoenix Light Rail Line
Since the light rail extension opened along 19th Avenue in Phoenix two years ago residents and businesses have complained about people panhandling and trespassing. But they’re also taking action — working with the city to create a master development plan for the area by this summer.
Light Rail On The Way To Metrocenter Mall In Phoenix
June 14, 2018
Arizona Business Leaders Decry Trade War With Canada
Arizona business leaders are worried that recent trade disputes with Canada could hurt the state’s bottom line.
June 13, 2018
U.S. Border Patrol Asks For Public Help After Agent Shot In Arizona
The U.S. Border Patrol says it is asking for the public’s assistance with information anyone may have about who shot an agent early Tuesday morning. The agent shot is a veteran agent who has worked 21 years for the Border Patrol.
June 13, 2018
AZ-Based Crisis Prevention Line Sees Call Increase
Calls have spiked to the Crisis Response Network following Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain's suicides.
June 13, 2018
Flake Criticizes Trump Over Trudeau Comments
The Arizona senator said he'll continue to speak out against Trump's words and actions until his term ends.
June 13, 2018
Trump Administration To Seek Out Unauthorized Citizens
The Trump administration is moving to find Americans who may not legitimately be citizens.
June 13, 2018
Mining Top Of Agenda For Sonora At Upcoming Summit
Business and government leaders from Arizona and Sonora are en route to Tucson for the Arizona-Mexico Commission summit, which kicks off Thursday. Among the items on the two-day agenda are professional sports, cross-border supply chains, tourism and streamlining customs policies.
June 13, 2018
ABOR To Hear Update On Universities Teachers Academies
The Arizona Board of Regents has several new reports ranging from the earning power of undergraduate degree holders to the upcoming annual Arizona Teachers Academy report.
June 13, 2018
YAM Properties Official: Westgate Is Crown Jewel Of West Valley
Westgate has a new owner, and it’s a familiar name in the Valley. GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons’ company, YAM Properties, bought the Glendale development which borders both Gila River Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium. Details of the sale have not been disclosed.
June 13, 2018
#MeToo And Men
Former state congressman Don Shooter was expelled from the House for “dishonorable” behavior related to sexual harassment allegations. He recently filed to run for Senate and was asked what he’d learned about the comments he said which got him in trouble.
June 13, 2018
What Can Be Done To Limit Foodborne Bacteria?
The last couple of months have been especially troublesome when it comes to food-related illnesses. E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce that was grown in Arizona has led to nearly 200 people becoming sick, and five people dying, in 35 states.
June 13, 2018
Restorative Justice: A Different Approach To Righting Wrongs
When someone does something wrong, in many instances, the first thought is how they should be punished. But a growing number of colleges and universities are taking a different approach.
June 13, 2018
Proposal To Split California Into 3 States On Nov. Ballot
An initiative aimed at dividing California into three separate states will appear on the ballot in that state's November’s general election. Venture capitalist Tim Draper is behind the proposal to break California into three states named: California, Northern California and Southern California.
June 13, 2018

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