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Kyle Mitchell
Kyle Mitchell has an 8-year-old son. One day he was playing with his son, and his son asked him why he had such soft hands.
Jul. 11, 2017
Tzompantli
The capital of Mexico has been built in layers for centuries, and underneath its modern skyscrapers and historical buildings rest plenty of ruins. The past few days have been significant for those who work to unearth the buried history.
Jul. 11, 2017
Lyle Jeffs
Lyle Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on a felony charge connected to being a fugitive. It is on top of charges in a multimillion-dollar food-stamp scheme that he is accused of helping orchestrate in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border.
Jul. 11, 2017
Jeff Flake
One of the nation’s leading gay rights group’s will spend $26-million targeting GOP senators, including Arizona's Jeff Flake.
Jul. 11, 2017
A federal judge rejects Libertarian Party arguments voters' constitutional rights are violated by Republican angled law.
Jul. 11, 2017
Truck at Mexico port
Arizona is finding itself in the middle of a race for an increase in shipping revenue from Mexico. The neighboring state of Sonora is preparing for a massive round of new trade with China. At the same time, Texas is competing for Arizona's most popular trade routes into northern Mexico.
Jul. 11, 2017
Two Arizona-based entrepreneurs are launching a new venture capital firm that focuses on technology startups. They believe Phoenix and Arizona are not keeping up with other states and regions across the country with investing in intellectual capital.
Jul. 10, 2017
The Senate replacement for the Affordable Care Act would have a particularly devastating impact on the Latino community. On Monday, Rep. Ruben Gallego joined leaders of advocacy groups at the National Council of La Raza conference in Phoenix to denounce the legislation.
Jul. 10, 2017
Burro Fire
A handful of fire burning near Black Canyon City and Tucson have consumed almost 64,000 acres combined.
Jul. 10, 2017
Offices have been transforming over the past several years — cubicles are out, open spaces are in — and there’s been an emphasis on creating places for people to work together. But wide open work spaces can lead to more noise — and not just the kind we hear.
Jul. 10, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
It’s shaping up to be a busy week on the international front. With me to preview what’s to come over the next several days is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Jul. 10, 2017
Phil Boas
California may make its unofficial dispute with the federal government on immigration a lot closer to official. That state’s Senate Bill 54 would move California in the direction of being a so-called “Sanctuary State.” We talked more about the legislation as part of our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic.
Jul. 10, 2017
Home runs are flying out Major League Baseball parks at a record rate. But unlike the late 1990s — when it turns out the rash of dingers was related to players enjoying performance-enhancing drugs of various sorts — this one has the general public baffled. Are baseballs themselves juiced? Are the bats making a difference?
Jul. 10, 2017
Where do you listen?
Jul. 10, 2017
The number of suspected opioid overdoses and deaths dropped during the third week of data collection by the state of Arizona.
Jul. 10, 2017
Man wearing neck tie
A couple weeks ago, after House Speaker Paul Ryan called members to order, he had this reminder to share: "Members should wear appropriate business during all sittings of the House, however brief their appearance on the floor may be," he said. So what exactly does this rule require? Well, that’s unclear.
Jul. 10, 2017
Donations for Yarnell
As wildfires force evacuations and destroy homes around the state this summer, the donations start to pile up. People give canned food and clothing for the fire crews, so much so that Pima County officials last week said stop. Safety rules prevent the clothing from being worn or the food from being eaten.
Jul. 10, 2017
Key Republican governors, including Arizona’s Doug Ducey, are warning their fellow U.S. congressional members to do no harm in their haste to pass long-promised GOP healthcare reform.
Jul. 10, 2017
Goodwin Fire
The Trump administration’s proposed budget calls for up to $300 million in cuts for wildland firefighting. To learn more about the potential impact of the budget cuts, we spoke with Roxanne Warneke-Preston — widow of Billy Warneke, who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire — and Scott Somers, professor in ASU’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
Jul. 10, 2017
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded public officials cannot bypass full disclosure laws using texts or social media. But, he’s left an out for politicians who try.
Jul. 10, 2017

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