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The Arizona Supreme Court will continue to permit experts to testify about general tendencies of domestic violence victims and abusers but says trial judges must be very careful to not allow evidence that could profile defendants as offenders.
Aug. 16, 2017
Donald Trump
The campaign says the Aug. 22 rally will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center. Since Trump took office, he’s been holding campaign-style events across the country, but this will be his first rally in the West since his inauguration.
Aug. 16, 2017
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State utility regulators have allowed Arizona’s largest utility to collect another $95 million a year from its customers.
Aug. 16, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
More than 100 students and immigration rights advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol late Tuesday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy or DACA. The event was one of many being held around the country.
Aug. 16, 2017
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The report found than 124,000 Phoenix area households are households earning less than half the median income, paying the majority of the income to rent and or living in substandard housing. These families do not receive income assistance.
Aug. 16, 2017
Tucson Unified School District
Is Arizona’s Mexican American Studies ban unconstitutional? After a trial in July a federal judge is expected to weigh in on that question soon.
Aug. 16, 2017
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
Aug. 15, 2017
Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb
Pinal County sheriff’s helicopters are taking to the skies with new radios officials say will improve communication in the county and the region.
Aug. 15, 2017
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Vice President Mike Pence's diplomatic trip to Latin America was supposed to focus on trade, but it's become more about the crisis in Venezuela.
Aug. 15, 2017
New lawsuits allege the Mormon church did not do enough to protect children from sexual abuse in a now-defunct, church-run foster program. The Native American women behind the lawsuits participated in the Indian Placement Program.
Aug. 15, 2017
Electricity companies in Arizona and in Mexico are planning a project to run power back and forth across the border.
Aug. 15, 2017
U.S. Mayors Conference
As disagreement reigns in Congress and President Trump’s administration takes some controversial steps on issues like climate change and opioid addiction, more local officials are looking to take charge. Recently, the U.S. Conference of Mayors met for their summer leadership conference to decide what direction as a group — and as individuals — they should be going.
Aug. 15, 2017
Arizona Water Resources Department
Parts of Arizona are sinking; the process is called subsidence. In fact, the state Water Resources Department says satellite-based technology it uses has found more than 3,400 square miles of land subsidence in Arizona.
Aug. 15, 2017
Transgender Law Center
Four gay men and 12 transgender women crossed the border into Nogales last week and immediately presented themselves to immigration authorities to apply for asylum. The Transgender Law Center was there when the women and men turned themselves in, and we’re joined by Flor Bermudez, the center’s legal director for more on this.
Aug. 15, 2017
Craig Harris
Last week, we told you about a program out of San Quentin prison in California that teaches inmates coding skills. Here in Arizona, the Department of Corrections has opened three new job centers in our state’s prison system. Here to tell us more about these programs — and the effect they’re having on inmate’s lives — is Craig Harris with The Arizona Republic.
Aug. 15, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
One somewhat surprising advocate of an Arpaio pardon is Arizona Republic and azcentral.com columnist E.J. Montini.
Aug. 15, 2017
Tony Navarrete
Well, since then, Joe Arpaio has been voted out of office as Maricopa County sheriff and convicted of criminal contempt of court. Now Trump is hinting that he may step in the ring for the former sheriff. The president told Fox News he is “seriously considering a pardon for Arpaio.” This morning, immigration activists and officials gathered for a press conference to denounce this possible pardon.
Aug. 15, 2017
Man on plane
It’s happened to the best of us — you get on a plane and a few days later, you wake up feeling sick. That’s because it’s so easy to catch an infection on a plane.
Aug. 15, 2017
Domestic-violence victim
More than 7 million American women and men are victims of domestic violence in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the Valley, the Phoenix Police Department investigated nearly 17,000 domestic violence-related situations in 2016.
Aug. 15, 2017
The country is still reeling from one death and 19 injuries in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend during protests by white supremacist groups.
Aug. 15, 2017

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