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Trump Administration Considers Shutting Down Refugee Admissions
The Trump administration is considering a near-shutdown of refugee admissions, potentially reducing the cap from 30,000 to zero, or close to it.
July 22, 2019
Museum Fire Burns One Mile North Of Flagstaff
Several Flagstaff neighborhoods have been told to be prepared to evacuate as a fire burning in the San Francisco Peaks north of the city continues to grow. The Museum Fire has burned 1,000 acres one mile north of Flagstaff but no evacuations have been ordered yet.
July 22, 2019
New Buddhist Temple Planned Near Grand Canyon
Northern Arizona will soon be home to a new Buddhist temple, and leaders are hoping its proximity to the Grand Canyon, in Williams, will help attract visitors.
July 22, 2019
Arizona School Districts Cant Find Enough Bus Drivers
Bus driver shortages in Arizona districts are not a new problem, but in recent years the situation has become more dire.
July 22, 2019
Groundwater Study Calls Deeper Wells Unsustainable
About 120 million Americans draw their drinking water from wells, and groundwater provides nearly half of all irrigation in the U.S. Today, with aquifers draining faster than nature can refill them, a new study says deeper wells are not the answer.
July 22, 2019
Solar Tax Credit Set To Expire
Some solar power companies are redoubling efforts to lock in a federal tax credit that is set to start phasing out next year.
July 22, 2019
Phoenix Employer Offers Free GCC Classes At Work
Glendale Community College is taking its classes on the road. It’s part of a partnership between the college and a large employer.
July 22, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Hasnt Public School Tax Credit Increased To Match Private School Credit?
Today, the private school tax credit has ballooned to $2,213 for married couples and $1,107 for people filing individually. In comparison, the public school tax credit has been largely unchanged since 1997. Married couples can now donate up to $400 through the program. Individuals can give $200.
July 22, 2019
Homebuyer Apps Target Listings Under $500K
Sixty percent of home buyers now think looking online is the best way to find a house and working through a real estate agent comes second and some housing agents are adapting.
July 22, 2019
Gila River Indian Community Builds New School
The Bureau of Indian Education is leasing the Gila Crossing Community School from the Gila River Indian Community as part of a new strategy to clear the Bureau's construction and repair backlog.
July 21, 2019
Voter Roundtables Seek To Improve Turnout
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office is getting feedback about electoral access issues from marginalized groups through its Roundtable Project.
July 21, 2019
Motel 6, MALDEF To Get Initial Green Light On Lawsuit Settlement
A federal judge has signaled he’ll give the initial go-ahead on a reworked multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement between a Latino civil rights group and Motel 6, but first the sides have to clarify parts of their deal.
July 20, 2019
U.S. Legislators Visit Mexico To Discuss USMCA
Ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives made an official trip to Mexico on Friday. They met with high-ranking officials to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement.
July 20, 2019
Tohono O’odham Group: Border Wall Would Block Sacred Pilgrimage
The Salt Pilgrimage is an important rite of passage for young men.
July 20, 2019
Glendale Closes Park Restrooms After Vandalism, Drugs
The city of Glendale has closed some of its public restrooms after finding serious damage from vandalism, used condoms, and drug paraphernalia.
July 20, 2019
Flagstaff School Teacher Challenging McSally For Senate Seat
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally has a challenger in the upcoming Republican primaries for an Arizona U.S. Senate seat. Ann Griffin told a crowd this week the Republican Party is not the party she signed up for in the 1970s.
July 19, 2019
Undocumented Immigrant Deported On Drug Charges Gets A Second Chance
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday that Hector Nunez-Diaz never would have entered into a plea deal on a drug charge had his original attorney told him it would permanently eject him from the country.
July 19, 2019
Burn Operation Allows Crews To Get A Jump On Newman Fire
Heavy smoke along Interstate 17 has dissipated south of Flagstaff after crews conducted a four-day operation redirecting the Newman Fire's path alongside the Lake Mary recreation area.
July 19, 2019
O’Halleran Checks Conditions At San Luis Detention Facility
Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran Friday visited the San Luis Regional Detention and Support Center Facility near Yuma and said they are nothing like the terrible reports from Texas and New Mexico facilities.
July 19, 2019
Multiple Freeway Closures In Phoenix Area This Weekend
Portions of Phoenix-area freeways will be crowded with construction and maintenance workers this weekend as crews work on upgrades to five different sections of Interstate 10, Loop 101, Loop 202 and U.S. 60 in Tempe.
July 19, 2019

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