Mail Slowdown Affected DACA Renewal Applications
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
Experts Concerned With Trump Administration
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
Arizona Climatologists Recommend Extension Of Drought Declaration
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
What Will Arizona Education Progress Meter Measure?
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
Medical Tourism Attracts 1 Million To Mexico, But There Are Complications
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
Trader Joe
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
Wilding Permits Now Available For Coconino National Forest
Coconino National Forest offers permits for harvesting a variety of small pine trees.
Nov. 20, 2017
New Target Shooting Restrictions In Tonto Forest
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
The Pulse: The Complicated ‘Science’ Of Individual Communion Cups
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
The Takeaway: Mexican Farmers Band Together Against NAFTA
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
Lawmaker Proposing Longer Recess And Lunches For K-6
A Gilbert lawmaker is advocating for extended lunch and recess in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Nov. 20, 2017
Coyote And Fox Confirmed Rabid Along Superstition Trails
Hikers exploring the Superstition Mountains are being warned to watch out for rabid wild animals.
Nov. 20, 2017
Former Gov. Jan Brewer Celebrates Arizona Medicaid Decision
The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 residents.
Nov. 20, 2017
Amy Silverman: Making Our Way
Raising a teenage daughter is hard. And for commentator Amy Silverman, raising a teenage daughter with Down syndrome is harder. Silverman is the managing editor at the Phoenix New Times.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona Aerospace Startup Says Industry Diversified, Some Players Unrecognized
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared October “Arizona Manufacturers Month." Now in November, one aerospace company that serves the industry’s manufacturers said its economic contributions are fairly unrecognized.
Nov. 20, 2017
New ADOT Project Aims To Reduce Traffic Congestion On State Route 347
The Arizona Department of Transportation is building a bridge over the railroad tracks south of the Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway.
Nov. 20, 2017
 A Poisoned People: For Navajo, Uranium Contamination Is Environmental Racism
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
Nov. 20, 2017
Flake Praises Republican Tax Plan But Wants Tweaks
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is praising the Republican tax bill making its way through Congress, but said he wants tweaks before he’ll agree to vote for it.
Nov. 20, 2017
Steve Bannon: Brian Terry
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
Nov. 19, 2017
SRP Director Ready to Take Reins At Reclamation
Brenda Burman, Salt River Project’s director of Water Strategy and executive water policy adviser, is leaving Arizona for Washington D.C. after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday night.
Nov. 18, 2017