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In just a few days, the EPA will mark its 47th anniversary. The agency was established during the Nixon administration and while different administrations have emphasized different environmental issues, the current administration is emphasizing a shake-up.
Nov. 28, 2017
Sierra Club
The Trump administration and Congress are looking to cut the budget and the influence of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Nov. 28, 2017
Raul Grijalva
The Washington Times reported Monday that Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva is accused of creating a hostile work environment for a female employee and paid out nearly $50,000 to prevent a lawsuit. The Democrat is pushing back as he joins a growing list of congressmen accused of abusing their power.
Nov. 28, 2017
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The words ‘Mississippi River’ evoke images of a mustachioed Mark Twain — or the whistle of a steamboat calliope. “But that river doesn’t exist anymore,” said historian Christopher Morris.
Nov. 28, 2017
Jacob Wideman
After 30 years in prison, Jacob Wideman was placed on home detention in 2016, but recently was returned to custody of the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Nov. 28, 2017
An Arizona attorney who sued hundreds of local businesses for violating state protections for those with disabilities is back at it.
Nov. 28, 2017
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is in turmoil after its leader stepped down last week.
Nov. 28, 2017
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In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the allegations facing Roy Moore, one expert says it's time to rethink age-of-consent laws — or replace them with something totally different.
Nov. 28, 2017
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A southern Arizona lawmaker wants permission to reign in the Arizona Board of Regents.
Nov. 28, 2017
Donald Trump
Families of Navajo war veterans say they're dumbfounded that President Donald Trump took a political jab at a U.S. senator at an event honoring Navajo Code Talkers.
Nov. 28, 2017
United States Forest Service
A group of environmentalists in Arizona sued the U.S. Forest Service Monday to stop a mining operation in Southern Arizona.
Nov. 28, 2017
The arrests of six Middle Eastern men caught entering the United States illegally from Mexico two years ago set off alarm in border states and in some right-wing blogs and other media outlets.
Nov. 28, 2017
Almost half a year since Arizona declared the opioid crisis a statewide health emergency, overdose deaths appear to be going up even faster than in 2016, according to preliminary numbers.
Nov. 28, 2017
It’s been more than two months since earthquakes on Sept. 7 and 19 devastated central Mexico, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. Countless survivors are still looking for answers on just how their homes collapsed or on how to rebuild them. But in some cases, some are calling on authorities to file criminal charges.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona State University students, buttressed by local leaders from government and environmental groups, gathered to speak in Tempe’s Mitchell Park on Monday morning.
Nov. 27, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Lawmakers are back on Capitol Hill after the Thanksgiving break, and the U.S. Senate is set to debate the House’s tax cut bill. But are Arizona’s two GOP senators on board?
Nov. 27, 2017
south mountain freeway sign
Starting this week, nearly 10,000 daily commuters in the West Valley will have to avoid Southern at 59th Avenue as construction continues for the South Mountain Freeway portion of Loop 202.
Nov. 27, 2017
Brandon Loomis
President Trump’s call for a newly-designed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was one of his top campaign promises, and it was front and center again last week with the word that a Border Patrol agent had died in Texas.
Nov. 27, 2017
Shame: A Brief History
Shame has been a part of culture for centuries, but how do we feel shame? Is it up to the broader society to ensure that shame exists? Should we be punished for it?
Nov. 27, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
There will be wedding bells in London this spring, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have gotten engaged – Buckingham Palace made that announcement earlier today.
Nov. 27, 2017

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