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James Pennington
And as tensions rise around possibility of building a border wall, communities across the state are responding to the other part of those executive orders issued by President Trump this week. And here in the Valley, one church is also coming forward and declaring itself a sanctuary church.
Jan. 27, 2017
Border Fence
There’s been a lot of action coming out of Washington, DC, this week on the issue of immigration. President Trump has signed Executive Orders to withhold federal money from so-called sanctuary cities, and to get started building a wall on the country’s border with Mexico.
Jan. 27, 2017
On Tuesday, the Trump administration ordered a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and will not allow staff to issue any new contracts or grants.
Jan. 27, 2017
former Pigeon Mine site
A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey shows uranium in Pigeon Spring, north of the Grand Canyon, is likely not related to a nearby mine. The research is part of a larger effort to understand the impacts of uranium mining in the region.
Jan. 27, 2017
Traffic backed up on Interstate 17
The Arizona Department of Transportation is considering the possibility of reversible lanes between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point along Interstate 17.
Jan. 27, 2017
kids in school uniforms
After an annual gathering of school choice boosters Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey said he would continue to champion the cause of using state tax money for charter, private and home-schooling, despite continued funding issues for public schools in the state.
Jan. 27, 2017
A bill that would give each of the state’s three public universities their own governing boards is making its way through the Arizona House.
Jan. 27, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Taking medications can be like U.S. foreign policy, our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jan. 27, 2017
Tucson
President Donald Trump vowed to target so-called sanctuary cities throughout the country. That’s led to worry among some elected officials in Tucson, a city that walks a fine line, not as a sanctuary city but as an immigrant welcoming town.
Jan. 27, 2017
Where others saw a golf course, or a flood plain on 63 acres of land north of the 202 Freeway, Valley farmer Ken Singh saw the opportunity.
Jan. 27, 2017
house for sale
Relocation numbers for 2016 were at an all-time low, according to U.S. Census data. But, annual data don't always reflect economic growth trends.
Jan. 27, 2017
The increase in new restaurants and bars along Seventh Street in Phoenix is raising safety concerns among some residents and at least one developer.
Jan. 27, 2017
Border Fence
Mexico's president Thursday canceled a planned trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump, a day after Trump signed an executive order for building a border wall.
Jan. 27, 2017
The new units are part of a federal program to modernize existing public housing in the county.
Jan. 27, 2017
Arizona State University today announced a public campaign to raise $1.5 billion in private donations. School officials say the money would go, in part, to new buildings, sports facilities and scholarships.
Jan. 27, 2017
Just a day after President Donald Trump signed executive orders that included building a wall against the Mexican border, the chief of the Border Patrol resigned.
Jan. 26, 2017
house for sale
Two thousand sixteen was, overall, a strong year for the U.S. housing market. So, what is the overall condition of the housing market early in 2017?
Jan. 26, 2017
And Tiko-Tu?
The Valley is full of midcentury buildings, generally described as those built between 1945-1975. And, a new book takes a look at those buildings, specifically in the East Valley.
Jan. 26, 2017
Tucson
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in a case pitting the state against one of its cities. We have two perspectives on that today: Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny and Lake Havasu City Mayor Mark Nexsen.
Jan. 26, 2017
Marchers gather in Phoenix
Movements to create social change have been going on in the U.S. since the nation got started. But how do we determine if a social movement has been impactful and whether it’s sustainable?
Jan. 26, 2017

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