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Big League Dreams complex
“Everything that we treasure in our business and our reputation right now is being damaged, and we need to get it corrected so we can try to move on and get our parks back open,” said John Giambi, one of Big League Dreams owners.
Jul. 25, 2017
Aljojuca lagoon
Eight students from Northern Arizona University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico are studying volcanoes in central Mexico to better understand the 'plumbing' of monogenetic volcanoes.
Jul. 25, 2017
The U.S. Senate is likely to vote as soon as today on whether to debate a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act — or to just repeal it outright.
Jul. 25, 2017
Senator John McCain
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is returning to the Senate on Tuesday to vote on GOP health-care legislation just days after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Jul. 24, 2017
Inmates in Arizona prisons say the state retaliated against them for testifying about poor health-care conditions.
Jul. 24, 2017
Space
And next we bring you a story about the challenges of baking bread — in space, which turns out to be harder than you might initially think. A German company called Bake in Space has spent the last year tackling the rather complex problem of how to bake and eat bread in space.
Jul. 24, 2017
"The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class" book
For most observers over the decades, the so-called “elite” were people who were extremely wealthy and had access to essentially anything they wanted. But a new book, "The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class," argues that the elite are defined less by how much money they have and more on what is labeled "cultural capital."
Jul. 24, 2017
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The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that they’ll essentially double the cap on this year’s quota for these H-2B non-agricultural visas with an increase of 15,000 a year. But many think that increase is too little, too late. So what is the Department of Homeland Security’s motivation here?
Jul. 24, 2017
The most extreme monsoon storms are growing more intense in central and southwestern Arizona, according to a study by the University of Arizona and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Jul. 24, 2017
Border wall
Since President Trump took office, illegal immigration has gone down on our southern border. But over the weekend, nine migrants died in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, in an incident that will be tried as a human-trafficking crime.
Jul. 24, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
Protests, presidential visits and a major HIV conference are among the top stories on the international stage coming up this week. With me for our weekly look-ahead is the BBC’s Rich Preston.
Jul. 24, 2017
subscription-boxes
There are services for razors, makeup samples, Japanese import snacks and socks, all delivered to doorsteps across the country. But which will last?
Jul. 24, 2017
The Yarnell Hill Fire's destruction
The Daily Courier reported the Prescott City Council will vote Tuesday whether to sell Fire Station 7, former home of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, to a local plumbing company.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Our current political cycle isn’t one that many would label in extremely positive terms. But 200 years ago with President James Monroe at the helm of the ship of state, the U.S. entered a period known as the Era of Good Feeling. Erick Trickey, contributor to Smithsonian.com, wrote about the era.
Jul. 24, 2017
Marijuana
The state health department reports there were more than 850 possible opioid overdoses between mid-June and mid-July, with 10 percent of them fatal. The state, and the country as a whole, are trying to deal with the opioid epidemic, and there seems to be a growing consensus that there’s not a one-size-fits all approach to treating those who are addicted.
Jul. 24, 2017
Phil Boas
We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on the Trump administration’s review of national monuments, including four in Arizona. U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva wrote a column criticizing the effort.
Jul. 24, 2017
The Arizona Driver’s Manual was recently updated. Toward the back of the new manual, you’ll now find a section on traffic stop safety, including what to do if you’re a driver carrying a firearm.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Congress has come to an agreement on new sanctions against Russia. The sanctions are relatively straightforward, but the bill also constrains President Donald Trump’s executive powers.
Jul. 24, 2017
helicopter
The last of 17 hikers stranded by a flash flood this weekend in Arizona have been rescued. A rescue helicopter picked up the last two people this morning after they spent the night in a scenic canyon popular with hikers on the outskirts of metro Tucson.
Jul. 24, 2017
With the threat of a lawsuit looming, Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants members of the Arizona Board of Regents to explain why they think they can let "DREAMers'' pay the same tuition as other Arizona residents.
Jul. 24, 2017

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