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AZ U.S. Congressional Members Fear Trumps Troop Surge Is Dangerous Political Posturing
President Donald Trump's announcement of a troop surge to Iraq to head off what he calls threats from Iran, has made for unlikely partners among Arizona's congressional members.
May 28, 2019
Sierra Vista Residents Will Have To Take Recyclables Farther Than Their Blue Bins
With China cracking down on recyclables from the U.S., Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona is eliminating curbside pickup on recyclables entirely.
May 28, 2019
Scottsdale Moves To Open Airport Noise Complaints
The battle over flight noise from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport continues — now in Scottsdale.
May 28, 2019
Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse Now Have More Time To File Civil Suits
Victims of sexual assault or abuse as a child now have more time to sue, no matter how long ago the event occurred.
May 28, 2019
11th Hour Move To Raise Lawmakers Per Diem Seen As Ironic By Teachers Advocates
Arizona lawmakers approved tripling their own daily allowance at the 11th hour of the legislative session.
May 28, 2019
Vaping Bills Dissipate With Legislature Closed, Leaving Minimum Age At 18
Arizonans as young as 18 will still be able to smoke or vape, at least for the time being.
May 28, 2019
Artifacts From The Titanic Exhibited At Scottsdales OdySea
Everyone knows how the story of the Titanic ends. After the legendary ship hits an iceberg in 1912, it goes down in the North Atlantic — four days into a trip that was scheduled to end in New York City.
May 28, 2019
Rural Americans Have Trouble Paying For Necessities
Four in 10 rural Americans say they have problems paying for medical bills, housing or food.
May 28, 2019
Farm Bureau: Immigration Proposal Doesnt Address Labor Needs
The Trump administration earlier this month unveiled a proposal to rework the country’s immigration system. Among other provisions, it would put a higher priority on high-skilled workers than those with family members already in the U.S.
May 28, 2019
Libertarian Chair: Party Reaching Out To Justin Amash To Run
Michigan Congressman Justin Amash recently became the first, and so far, only Congressional Republican to call for President Trump’s impeachment.
May 28, 2019
Boas: Water Debates In The Arizona Legislature
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
May 28, 2019
On The Ledge: AZ Lawmakers Pass Budget, Adjourn Session
Just before 1 in the morning on Tuesday, the legislature adjourned its session, shortly after approving a new state budget.
May 28, 2019
High Court Rules Medical Pot Extracts Are Legal
Arizonans who have medical marijuana cards are legally entitled to buy and use gummy bears, candies, extracts, tinctures and resins of the plant, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday morning.
May 28, 2019
Grand Canyon Water Pipeline Breaks For 6th Time Since April
A pipeline that pumps potable water to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has broken for the sixth time since April. The North Rim of the Grand Canyon opened for the season on May 15 and will continue to take visitors despite the pipeline break and wet weather.
May 28, 2019
Volunteers Help Homeless Find Stability — One Tooth At A Time
While the jobless rate improves, research shows the chances for a homeless person with bad teeth to land a job is nearly impossible. Volunteers are helping change that corollary.
May 28, 2019
Arizona Legislature Adjourns After Passing $11.8B Budget
The Arizona budget includes $386 million in tax and fee cuts. Democrats fought against the tax cuts, saying the state should use the money to pay for education, highways, housing and other priorities.
May 28, 2019
How A Sea Turtle Led An Arizona Company To Make Paper Straws
The push to ban single-use plastics is paying off for a Gilbert company. When two Intel engineers founded Footprint five years ago, they focused on designing and making paper bowls, trays, cups and packaging. And then a YouTube video caught fire.
May 28, 2019
Q&AZ: Dust Storm Driving Versus Snowstorm Driving
The 2019 monsoon season officially begins June 15, and the Arizona Department of Transportation is beginning their campaign on how to stay safe if a driver is caught in a dust storm.
May 27, 2019
Q&AZ: Is There Legal Liability For Not Getting Your Child Vaccinated In Arizona?
Arizona law says children must be vaccinated in order to attend school, unless parents or guardians get an exemption because of a personal belief or medical condition.
May 27, 2019
Blood Test Developed At UA Detects Most Major Cancers
Tissue biopsies to test for cancer can be invasive and potentially life-threatening. But researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a new blood test that can detect most major cancers.
May 27, 2019

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