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Though North Carolina lawmakers voted to repeal the state's controversial HB2 "bathroom bill," LGBTQ advocates say the replacement bill still allows for discrimination.
Mar. 31, 2017
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to let Gov. Doug Ducey deny driver’s licenses to those covered by DACA. Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 9th Circuit’s ruling on this. Here for more details on this is Evelyn Cruz, a clinical law professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.
Mar. 31, 2017
There’s talk in Washington of lawmakers and the Trump Administration taking another shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. To talk about the prognosis for another repeal and replace effort is Republican Congressman David Schweikert.
Mar. 31, 2017
Opponents of HB 2404, which Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law last week, have filed paperwork to try to refer the measure to the ballot. But, not all critics of the new law are on board with this effort — at least not now. Democratic State Rep. Ken Clark is one of them.
Mar. 31, 2017
Construction on a non-motorized trail system and a new trailhead will connect two neighboring communities near Sedona.
Mar. 31, 2017
Arizona voters could still get the last word on whether they want to ban paying petition circulators on a per name basis. Opponents of House Bill 2404 will need to start gathering signatures.
Mar. 31, 2017
Some Arizona lawmakers voted to block a measure that would stop people from buying smart guns.
Mar. 31, 2017
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The new Maricopa County Recorder says in a report released Thursday that a decision to drastically decrease the number of polling locations during the 2016 presidential primary election, which led to massive lines and the ouster of the prior office holder, came from the top down.
Mar. 31, 2017
A court ruling Thursday said Arizona does not have a legal duty to protect property from wildfires. The ruling upheld a dismissal of lawsuits filed by homeowners whose property was destroyed by the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.
Mar. 31, 2017
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Work begins again Friday at Peru’s Cerro Verde mine. The country’s largest copper mine, owned by Phoenix-based Freeport McMoRan, has been on strike for three weeks.
Mar. 31, 2017
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A sea of Cub-blue nearly blanketed the stands when the defending World Series champions played the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields.
Mar. 31, 2017
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If you’re in a fender-bender on Valley freeways, Arizona Department of Transportation can now come to the rescue.
Mar. 31, 2017
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The Governors Highway Safety Association issued its latest report on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities. The number of nationwide deaths increased by 11 percent.
Mar. 31, 2017
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A wet winter means fire season is expected to start later than usual in Arizona’s mountains. But southern Arizona is a different story.
Mar. 30, 2017
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Prosecutors are opposing former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to prohibit comments he made about immigration on the campaign trail from being mentioned at his upcoming criminal trial
Mar. 30, 2017
The Center for Biological Diversity says there are fewer than 50 cactus pygmy owls left in Arizona due to development in their habitats, and they are still declining in the Sonoran Desert.
Mar. 30, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Jose Rivera learning to skateboard through Skate After School.
Mar. 30, 2017
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The Phoenix Pride Parade and festival is this weekend. More than 2,000 people from the LGBTQ community and allies will be marching down Third Street on Sunday, celebrating how far their community has come.
Mar. 30, 2017
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A new project to document the history of Arizona’s LGBT community is getting off the ground. It’s called the Arizona LGBT+ History Project and is a collaboration between Phoenix Pride, ASU Libraries and the man known as the Hip Historian, Marshall Shore.
Mar. 30, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain has reintroduced the Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings, or COINS Act. Among other provisions, the bill would move to a $1 coin and stop minting the penny.
Mar. 30, 2017

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