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Fourth Of July Fireworks Canceled In Prescott This Year
Citing dry conditions and a high fire risk, Fire Chief Dennis Light said canceling the fireworks was in the interest of public safety.
Jun. 27, 2018
AZ Still Near Bottom In Child Well-Being Report
Arizona ranks 45th in the country for child well-being, according to the annual Kids Count Data Book.
Jun. 27, 2018
1,400 Campaign Signatures Allegedly Forged
Every election year, there are challenges to candidate’s signatures or campaign filings. But this time around, more than a thousand voter signatures are being called into question.
Jun. 27, 2018
Deadline For Renewable Energy Plans Days Away
The race on separate renewable energy plans is turning a critical curb. One puts the power in voters' hands, and the other in the state corporation commissioners'.
Jun. 27, 2018
Growing Pains As Goodwill Arizona Moves Online
Although there are more than 3,000 physical stores in the U.S., Goodwill isn’t primarily a retailer. The nonprofit uses thrift stores to fund their charity work.
Jun. 27, 2018
MCCCD Board Considers Future Of Red Mountain Campus
The board president suggested that several initiatives meant to help enrollment failed and asked whether it’s time to consider closing the campus.
Jun. 26, 2018
Bacanora Liquor Gets New Certification
A new accreditation for the Sonoran liquor Bacanora is meant to insure the quality of the product and make it easier to sell internationally.
Jun. 26, 2018
Mexico Fights Against Family Separation In DC
A group of Mexican legislators and high-rank officials are in Washington. Their visit is not about trade or to meet with president Donald Trump, but to insist on the reunification of immigrant families separated on the border.
Jun. 26, 2018
UA To Research Healing Powers Of Curcumin
The University of Arizona College of Nursing was awarded a $1.6 million grant to research the healing potential of the substance curcumin for acute lung injury.
Jun. 26, 2018
Teen Drivers On The Decline In America
Teens and cars have had a close connection for decades, but today’s teens don’t seem quite as fascinated by owning and driving a car. The Federal Highway Administration’s numbers show a 46 percent decline in the number of 16-year-old Americans with a driver’s license.
Jun. 26, 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Muslim Travel Ban
The Supreme Court returned a ruling this morning that President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries can continue.
Jun. 26, 2018
Newspaper Cutbacks Affect Local Investigative Reporting
The newspaper business is rapidly changing, with many local papers either making huge cutbacks, moving online or going out of business altogether. In many cases, that has affected investigative journalism and, more specifically, coverage of local government.
Jun. 26, 2018
Will Monsoon Season Help Arizona
Thanks to Hurricane Bud, Arizona got some much-needed precipitation earlier this month, though it wasn’t much. But now, we’re officially in monsoon season, and though we’ve been promised rain, when it comes, will it make a dent in Arizona’s drought?
Jun. 26, 2018
New Suprise Law Makes
Surprise lawmakers passed the city's first so-called “urban camping” ordinance, which will make it illegal for people to “camp” or store their personal goods in places like public parks.
Jun. 26, 2018
Commissioner Wants 80 Percent Renewable Energy In AZ By 2050
A ballot measure is set to be filed next week that would give Arizona voters the chance to decide how much they want to increase the state's renewable energy usage.
Jun. 26, 2018
Ripples Of SCOTUS Travel Ban Ruling To Reach Arizona
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the third version of President Donald Trump’s so-called Muslim ban is legal.
Jun. 26, 2018
Former Murphy Superintendent Discusses Receivership
One of the people most heavily involved in trying to get the Murphy Elementary School District back on solid footing is former Superintendent Bob Donofrio, who has recently been working as part of a team of volunteers to fill a leadership gap.
Jun. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Trade War Reactions From Across The Pond In The EU
What is the EU perspective on the escalating trade conflict between the U.S., E.U. and China? In light of Harley Davidson’s response to move production overseas, we get the pulse on how players across the pond are responding to the trade war.
Jun. 26, 2018
Federal Judge Revising Flores Settlement
The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to modify the settlement that the administration had used as justification for separating migrant children from their parents at the southern border.
Jun. 26, 2018
Americans Feel Democracy Is Weakening
There’s a lot of concern today about the health of democracy, both overseas and here in the U.S. Now, a new survey takes a closer look at how people in the U.S. feel about democracy — what it means to them and how we can work to strengthen it.
Jun. 26, 2018

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