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A judge ruled to remove a Democratic candidate from the ballot to replace Trent Franks in the 8th Congressional District. Gene Scharer didn’t file enough signatures to qualify. That came to light after a supporter of Democratic rival Hiral Tipirneni challenged the signatures.
Jan. 23, 2018
Homeland Security Replacing Vehicle Barrier With New Walls in New Mexico
The Homeland Security Department announced this week it is waiving environmental rules in order to tear down about 20 miles of vehicle barrier along the New Mexico border and replace it with a higher wall.
Jan. 23, 2018
In the age of the #MeToo movement, the spotlight is on sexism in the workplace. But does this apply even to women who have made it into the corner office?
Jan. 23, 2018
The past few months have seen an increase in the number of allegations of sexual misconduct in several fields, including entertainment, the media, politics and business.
Jan. 23, 2018
A recently released study indicates there could be a new way to preserve a language — and it’s similar to how researchers explore how to save certain species.
Jan. 23, 2018
The Oscar nominations came out Tuesday morning, and everyone has something to say.
Jan. 23, 2018
Arizona is developing broader protocol on the handling of sexual assaults.
Jan. 23, 2018
Hundreds of people who were given life sentences are about to find themselves facing a complicated question: Whether or not they are eligible for parole.
Jan. 23, 2018
Burnout is a condition that affects people in all sorts of careers.
Jan. 23, 2018
The federal government shutdown ended Monday. Questions abound as to whether Democrats or Republicans emerged as victors — or whether both parties were ultimately losers in the eyes of voters.
Jan. 23, 2018
Doctors in Mohave County, who practice in some of the state’s most vulnerable communities, are wrestling with the fallout of the opioid epidemic and want assurance that new regulations won’t have unintended consequences.
Jan. 23, 2018
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas gave her annual State of Education speech at the state legislature Monday.
Jan. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Fight To Roll Back Roe V. Wade
For more than three decades, Clarke Forsythe has worked with Americans United for Life to restrict abortion, always with an eye on the ultimate win: Overturning Roe V. Wade.
Jan. 23, 2018
Arizona Aid Worker Arrested, Accused Of Harboring Immigrants
An Arizona State University instructor, known for his work with humanitarian aid groups along the Arizona-Mexico border, was arrested by Border Patrol agents last week on a felony charge of harboring undocumented immigrants.
Jan. 23, 2018
The Pulse: How Animals Adapt (And Maybe Even Evolve) To Live In Cities
We share our parks and buildings with mice, rats, mosquitoes — all kinds of creatures. They're adapting and in some cases, even evolving, to live in human environments.
Jan. 23, 2018
Some Arizona businesses and their lobbying groups are spending money this week in a bid to convince voters that the state's education situation is not as bad as it’s perceived.
Jan. 23, 2018
Hundreds of volunteers throughout the Valley woke up early Tuesday to participate in the annual “Point in Time Homeless Street Count.”
Jan. 23, 2018
A community of affordable “humble homes” will be built in the Jen Tilly Terrace neighborhood. The pilot project could serve as a model for future Tempe projects.
Jan. 23, 2018
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is bracing for the possibility of a facility-wide lockdown. Their decision is hinging on the deaths of three dogs and a quick moving bacteria at the Mesa shelter.
Jan. 23, 2018
The Phoenix Police Department is investigating Tempe City Councilman Kolby Granville following allegations he provided alcohol to former students under 21 years old.
Jan. 22, 2018

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