Policies Deepen Divide At Mexico-Guatemala Border
Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico regarding migration have hit hard on the borders, not only between both nations but also between Mexico and Guatemala. President Trump’s threat on taxing Mexican goods unless migration stopped is having an effect on Mexico’s border with Guatemala. Here, not only migration is changing but also trade.
Sept. 10, 2019
ADOT Seeks Public Comment On North-South Corridor
The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a newly released environmental impact study for a proposed 55-mile stretch of freeway. The so called North-South Corridor would stretch from U.S. 60 in Apache Junction to I-10 in Eloy.
Sept. 9, 2019
Mexican Authorities Meet With Rio Sonora Mining Spill Victims
Five years ago, Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of toxic waste into two Sonoran rivers affecting thousands living downstream from the mine. Mexican authorities recently met with one of the affected communities as part of promised efforts to give residents a voice in mining issues.
Sept. 9, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court: Online Travel Companies Must Pay City Taxes
Online travel companies like Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline have to pay city sales taxes on the portion of the reservation dollars that they keep, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Sept. 9, 2019
Meet The Women Leading Education Reform In AZ
Save Our Schools Arizona defied naysayers in their fight against the expansion of school vouchers. Red for Ed followed to win salary bumps for teachers. And a political newcomer beat the odds to claim the highest seat in the state's education system.
Sept. 9, 2019
Public Health Care Concerns In Mexico As Government Cuts Expenses
Public health services in Mexico are being reduced as part of the government's strategy to chop expenses, bringing concerns on medicine shortenings, less medical personnel and job losses in public health facilities.
Sept. 9, 2019
Apprehensions At US-Mexico Border Plummet
Migration through the U.S.-Mexico border plummeted last month to little more than half what it was during the height of apprehensions this past spring.
Sept. 9, 2019
Urias: State Rep. Lawrence Has Shown Us His Colors
A state lawmaker who said black and Hispanic communities “are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them" clarified those comments.
Sept. 9, 2019
Recreational Marijuana Backers Submit Ballot Language For Review
Backers of an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona have run the ballot language by legislative council, essentially state lawmakers’ in-house legal team.
Sept. 9, 2019
After Montgomery, What Happens To Attorneys Office?
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s elevation to Justice Bill Montgomery carries a variety of potential consequences for his former office and the state.
Sept. 9, 2019
Italian Company Asks To Access Land Near Grand Canyon
An Italian real estate company wants to develop land outside the Grand Canyon's South Rim. The U.S. Forest Service has said in the past it would "substantially and adversely" affect the Grand Canyon and nearby tribal lands.
Sept. 9, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Brexit Looming
The clock continues to tick in the UK, as the Brexit deadline looms.
Sept. 9, 2019
Why People Are Migrating From Honduras
"Tracing The Migrant Journey" put reporters on the ground in four countries to document the challenges migrants face on their trek through Central America, Mexico and the U.S. The journey began in Honduras. Honduras is a country where, for the poorest and most vulnerable, it seems everyone has tried to migrate.
Sept. 9, 2019
iBuyer Beware: How Technology Is Changing The Housing Market
Buy or rent? Sell or stay? These are tough questions to answer for anyone, but especially tough in Phoenix. Now, a new technology-driven process is selling homes even faster, drying-up the market and driving-up home prices even more.
Sept. 9, 2019
AHA: Omega-3s Effective In Lowering Triglycerides, Risks
In 2002, the American Heart Association recommended combating triglyceride buildup in the blood by eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Now, 15 years after prescription omega-3s hit the market, the group has updated its advisory.
Sept. 9, 2019
Flagstaff Cyberattack Shows How Schools Are Vulnerable
Flagstaff public schools were back in session Monday morning, following a ransomware issue that forced them to take two days off. Experts say the cyberattack underscores how schools are especially vulnerable.
Sept. 9, 2019
Phoenix School Wins $100,000 Grant For Fitness Center
One of the teachers says that this new fitness center will have an impact on the kids. Brunson-Lee Elementary School was awarded the grant through Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Sept. 8, 2019
Ikes Fire Near The Grand Canyon Has Burned 7,000 Acres
A wildfire burning in northern Arizona has burned more than 7,000 acres. A lightning strike started the Ikes Fire near the Grand Canyon on the Kaibab Plateau in late July.
Sept. 7, 2019
ADOT Testing Automated Messaging System Near I-15 Construction Zone
Repairs on several bridges on the Interstate 15 near the Arizona-Utah border has led to lane restrictions near construction zones. In an effort to help prevent and reduce accidents, ADOT has been testing an automated messaging system near the construction zones that warns drivers.
Sept. 7, 2019
Mexico Interrupts Services Outside Its Largest Immigrant Station
Mexican authorities interrupted services for migrants outside the country's largest migrant center for at least three days last week, saying some migrants had become violent.
Sept. 7, 2019