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Arizona Elections: Jose Torres - 5th District
Jose Torres is an engineer and mathematician. He is running for office for the first time, facing off in the Democratic primary against Joan Greene in the 5th Congressional District. The House seat is currently held by Republican Andy Biggs. Torres is emphasizing his problem-solving skills throughout his campaign.
Aug. 3, 2018
What Is
President Donald Trump held a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on Thursday night and earlier this week in Tampa, Florida. A growing group of attendees to his rallies are believers in what’s being called "QAnon."
Aug. 3, 2018
Another Southwest Key Employee Accused Of Abuse
A Southwest Key employee has been accused of molesting eight unaccompanied immigrant children at one of the company’s shelters in Mesa. This comes after the arrest of another Southwest Key employee earlier this week, on allegations he sexually abused a minor at a facility in Phoenix.
Aug. 3, 2018
Democratic Candidates For Gov. Refute Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is touting reports that show Arizona is a good place to start a business and the state's jobless rate has dropped — though it remains higher than the national average.
Aug. 3, 2018
ASU Professor Accused Of Misconduct Not Returning
An ASU physics professor internationally known for his work on the Doomsday clock won’t be returning to his job after a sexual misconduct investigation.
Aug. 3, 2018
The Takeaway: Rallying The Base — Trump
Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was defined in part by his loud, raucous rallies across the country.
Aug. 3, 2018
Second Monsoon Storm Of The Week Brings Wall Of Dust
A wall of dust enveloped the metro area Thursday evening. Planes at Sky Harbor were delayed and south Phoenix was under an extreme thunderstorm warning.
Aug. 3, 2018
Aid Workers Accuse Feds Of Targeting Work On Border
A Tucson-based migrant activist group that helps undocumented immigrants with supplies in the desert is calling on the federal government to stop prosecuting their volunteers.
Aug. 2, 2018
Flooding In Mayer Prompts Evacuations
Flooding in Mayer, Arizona, prompted a mandatory evacuation Thursday evening.
Aug. 2, 2018
AZ Tribe Awarded Loan To Improve Internet
“They want to be able to connect with the outside world,” said Hopi Telecommunications General Manager Carroll Onsa. “This build out is very important, it’s really key to the economic growth of Hopi Reservation and the Hopi people.”
Aug. 2, 2018
UA And Mexico Launch Legal Training For Diplomats
A new project gives U.S. laws an international perspective by training diplomats about the American legal system.
Aug. 2, 2018
Mesa Police Sued For Excessive Force By 84-Year-Old
An 84-year-old woman filed a civil lawsuit Thursday in federal court against the Mesa Police Department and two officers, saying they unlawfully arrested and seriously injured her earlier this year.
Aug. 2, 2018
Study: Droughts Are Growing Hotter Under Climate Change
Arizona is in its 21st year of drought, and climate change is bringing longer, more intense heat waves. Now, scientists at University of California, Irvine have found that areas experiencing dry conditions are heating up faster than the rest of the country.
Aug. 2, 2018
Arizona AG
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against a travel company and its CEO.
Aug. 2, 2018
North Korea
Tae-jun Kang, a columnist for The Diplomat, says it’s actually quite fitting that the North Korean government, known the world over for dealing with both allies and enemies — not to mention their own citizens — with smoke and mirrors and doublespeak, has an interest in magic.
Aug. 2, 2018
The Road To Reconciliation For The Koreas
Since President Trump had that historic handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this summer in Singapore, headlines here have been dominated by talk of denuclearization.
Aug. 2, 2018
Rio Salado President Retires After Investigation
Chris Bustamante retired the same day an investigation into the handling of sexual harassment complaints at Rio Salado College was made public.
Aug. 2, 2018
NFL, Players Union Continue Working On New Anthem Policy
The NFL preseason kicks off tonight when the Baltimore Ravens host the Chicago Bears. The exhibition games start without a new policy in place on the national anthem.
Aug. 2, 2018
What Are Arizona
A report issued by House Democrats called Arizona one of the 18 most vulnerable states when it comes to election security. So how serious is the problem? How much is software and hardware-related, and how much is about changing hearts and minds?
Aug. 2, 2018
Researcher: Terraforming Mars Not In The Cards Right Now
Just in case you were thinking about potentially looking into real estate on Mars, a new report says you might want to think again. In the paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers say the red planet is unlikely to be hospitable to terraforming, or making it more Earth-like.
Aug. 2, 2018

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