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Mesa Mayor Weighs In On Influx Of Migrants
The influx of migrants to Arizona’s border cities is overwhelming the shelters and services that help them. Yuma’s mayor Doug Nicholls just declared an emergency in that city as a result. Now, Gov. Ducey is pledging state help for Yuma. So, how are other cities in Arizona preparing and dealing with this issue?
Apr. 18, 2019
Paramedic Wins $3.8M In Lawsuit Over Pumping Milk
Carrie Clark sued the city in 2014, saying Tucson Fire Department officials and human resources staffers denied her requests to transfer to fire stations that could accommodate her as she pumped, the Arizona Daily Star newspaper reported.
Apr. 18, 2019
California Is Experiencing An
A wet winter has alleviated drought conditions in California. Scientists say it’s the first time since 2011 that that’s been the case. But, the Golden State is facing another kind of drought — the lack of an earthquake with a magnitude of six or stronger, although there was a magnitude 2.9 temblor near Berkeley last week.
Apr. 18, 2019
Journalist: Chris Evans
President Donald Trump hasn’t been shy about invoking the phrase “enemy of the people” when it comes to reporters and journalists as part of his criticism of coverage that he doesn’t deem favorable.
Apr. 18, 2019
New Law Restricts Use Of Emergency Voting Centers
The Arizona law restricts the use of emergency voting centers. It comes in response to Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes’ creation of five emergency voting centers in the last election, which Republicans say didn’t do enough to vet voters’ emergencies.
Apr. 18, 2019
Barr Issues Policy Reversal For Asylum Seekers
U.S. Attorney General William Barr was busy on Thursday morning holding a press conference related to the release of a redacted version of the Mueller investigation. But, a few days before that, Barr issued an immigration-related policy reversal for asylum seekers.
Apr. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: Congressman Jamie Raskin — Immediate Thoughts On Redacted Mueller Report
After Attorney General William Barr released a brief summary of the entire Mueller investigation, lawmakers began pressuring the Justice Department to release the full report. Among them was Congressman Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland and a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Apr. 18, 2019
READ: Robert Mueller
A redacted version of Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election was released Thursday morning.
WATCH: Barr Press Conference
Apr. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: The Mueller Report — What We Know So Far
The Department of Justice released a redacted version of the Mueller report on Thursday morning. Max Kutner, a journalist covering the FBI, the Justice Department, and the Russia probes, joined The Takeaway with preliminary analysis.
Apr. 18, 2019
Electric Scooter Companies Fight To Keep Rolling In Mexico
Electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.
Apr. 18, 2019
Border Patrol: Cost Of Supplies For Migrants In Yuma Area Skyrockets
The U.S. Border Patrol said on Wednesday the Yuma sector was holding more than double the number of migrants than the area has room for, and the cost of supplies for migrants has jumped significantly.
Apr. 17, 2019
WATCH: Barr Press Conference Ahead Of Mueller Report Release
U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivered a press conference Thursday morning at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.
Apr. 17, 2019
City Of Phoenix To Accelerate Street Paving Projects
Thanks to funds from Proposition 104, also known as T-2050, and an advancement of $200 million from the City Council, the city of Phoenix will triple the number of streets that’ll be paved over the next five years.
Apr. 17, 2019
City, County Approve Location For New Douglas Port Of Entry
The Douglas City Council and the Cochise County Board of Supervisors have voted to support a proposed location for a new commercial port of entry in Southeastern Arizona.
Apr. 17, 2019
Arizona ACLU Awarded Some Attorney
A federal judge last week awarded about half of the fees requested by the plaintiffs and ACLU of Arizona in a long-running racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Judge Murray Snow decided some plaintiff attorney work was duplicative, as well as poorly recorded, and awarded about $743,000 in fees to be paid by the county.
Apr. 17, 2019
Another Wild Horse Found Dead In Apache-Sitgreaves Forests
Rangers in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests have found another dead horse in the same area near Heber. It is the 17th horse found dead in six months. Betty Nixon with the Wild Horse Freedom Preservation Alliance says they've set up cameras south of Heber to catch what they believe is a poacher in the act.
Apr. 17, 2019
Grandparents Shatter Financial, Cultural Stereotypes
The role that U.S. grandparents play is changing, according to a new survey by AARP. The organization’s latest study found from a cultural and financial perspective, grandparents are shattering stereotypes.
Apr. 17, 2019
World Standing On Precipice Of Mobility Revolution
There’s evidence all around us that transportation and mobility are changing, and new analysis says we’re now looking at mobility’s second great inflection point.
Apr. 17, 2019
Civil Discourse Needed More Than Ever In Political Dialogue
This month, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the rise of white nationalism and, as it was streamed online by YouTube, the platform was inundated with hate speech.
Apr. 17, 2019
New Book Asks Why So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders
Chamorro-Premuzic spoke to KJZZ's The Show about how we often confuse displays of confidence with competence and why we continue to make that mistake.
Apr. 17, 2019

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