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The Mexican Force That Stop Migrants From Reaching U.S.
The Mexican federal police, which has long helped stop migrants from reaching the U.S., has been found to regularly commit human rights violations against migrants — highlighting one of the central challenges in immigration policy for incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
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Dec. 3, 2018
Pile Burns Planned For Payson Ranger District
Residents in the Payson area may see smoke on the horizon over the next few days. Fire managers in that district will be burning debris piles starting Monday.
Dec. 3, 2018
Governors Support Cross-Border STEM Program
The governors of Arizona and neighboring Sonora, Mexico, signed a memorandum Friday supporting a cross-border science leadership program.
Dec. 3, 2018
Decoding The Psychology Of Funny Words
More than 45 years after comedian George Carlin first listed the "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television," scientists at the University of Alberta have developed their own list: the funniest words in the English language.
Dec. 3, 2018
AZ Cattle Exports To Sonoran Slaughterhouse Could Start Soon
Exporting Arizona cattle to Sonora for slaughter is currently a lengthy and costly process. But a recent binational deal between Mexican and American federal authorities will ease the inspection process, opening up new markets for the Arizona cattle industry. The details were presented at the Arizona-Mexico Commission Sonora Summit in Hermosillo Friday.
Dec. 2, 2018
Vernon Parker Looks Back On Serving The Late President George H.W. Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush died Friday night at the age of 94. Former Paradise Valley mayor, Republican Vernon Parker, worked on Bush’s presidential campaign in 1988.
Dec. 1, 2018
Phoenix Parks And Rec Expands Silent Sunday Program
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is considering expanding its Silent Sunday program at South Mountain Park. The department will be launching a pilot program from December 2018 to March 2019.
Dec. 1, 2018
ADEQ: Bad Air Quality Hitting The Valley Early
A monitor in Phoenix hit an Air Quality Index of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Thanksgiving. This is the earliest occurrence since current record keeping began in 2010.
Dec. 1, 2018
AZ Pharmacist Sentenced After Diverting 200,000 Opioids
An Arizona pharmacist and pharmacy technician have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for diverting hundreds of thousands of opioids, using a Scottsdale pharmacy as a front.
Dec. 1, 2018
ADOT App Can Help You Avoid Traffic
ADOT Alerts App notifies you of traffic obstructions based on your location.
Dec. 1, 2018
Former President George H.W. Bush Dies
George H.W. Bush was the definition of establishment success: Yale graduate. Prosperous business career. Forty-first president of the United States. George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday at the age of 94.
Nov. 30, 2018
Grijalva Calls For Secretary Zinke
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva wrote an opinion piece in Friday’s USA Today, calling for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s resignation. Secretary Zinke issued a strong response over Twitter.
Nov. 30, 2018
Agent Killed By Man Who Threatened Law Enforcement
Federal officials are pursuing charges against a Tucson man accused of killing a federal agent Thursday night who for more than a year threatened and harassed Tucson police officers.
Nov. 30, 2018
Nearly 2 Million Acres Burned In 2018 California Wildfires
The 2018 California wildfire season emitted as much carbon dioxide as is created by the generation of an entire year’s worth of electricity, according the the U.S. Geological Survey.
Nov. 30, 2018
Prescott Expecting First Winter Storm
The City of Prescott is expecting its first winter storm Saturday night. About 1-4 inches of snow are expected to fall. John Heiney is the community outreach manager for the city of Prescott.
Nov. 30, 2018
MCC Students
Mesa Community College students might have a hand in the designs of future Mars rovers. Two MCC students were part of a team that placed first in a Mars rover prototype competition at the National Community College Aerospace Scholars project earlier in 2018.
Nov. 30, 2018
Phoenix Publishes Officer Involved Shooting Dashboard
The City of Phoenix is now publishing officer involved shooting data on an online dashboard.
Nov. 30, 2018
Rep. Stringer Resigns From Committee Following
Republican State Rep. David Stringer drew fire for statements he recently made after a lecture by an Arizona State University political history professor. In audio obtained by Phoenix New Times, Stringer can be heard telling students that African immigrants to the U.S., “don’t blend in.”
Nov. 30, 2018
Robrt Pela: Review Of
"Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End" isn't so much a play as a collection of zippy one-liners lifted directly from the writing of the popular newspaper columnist and best-selling humorist, who died in 1996.
Nov. 30, 2018
Accreditor Responds To MCCCD Faculty Complaints, Rebukes Administration
The original complaint sent by the faculty association cited several decisions made by district leadership that the group believes are improper.
Nov. 30, 2018

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