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The Arizona Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday on whether DREAMers should be eligible to pay in-state college tuition.
Jan. 9, 2017
There are, as it turns out, a series of asteroids that fly relatively close, astronomically speaking, to the Earth. And researchers in Arizona recently observed one of the smallest near-earth asteroids — they found it reflects more than half the sunlight that falls on it, making it one of the brightest in history.
Jan. 9, 2017
Phoenix is hosting the American Farm Bureau’s annual convention — it continues today downtown. Something that’ll be on the minds of many attendees is water, specifically how to use it effectively and efficiently, and how technology may play a role in doing that.
Jan. 9, 2017
There’s a burgeoning scene right now, with different experimental producers, collectives and labels putting on shows and new venues providing spaces for people to perform.
Jan. 9, 2017
Gov. Ducey will be working with two new Republican leaders in the state Legislature: House Speaker JD Mesnard and my next guest, Senate President Steve Yarbrough.
Jan. 9, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey will give his annual State of the State address this afternoon, on the opening day of the 2017 legislative session.
Jan. 9, 2017
Legislative Democrats haven’t agreed with Gov. Ducey on much, and many have been concerned that their voices and ideas haven’t been receiving a lot of consideration.
Jan. 9, 2017
border fence
As a border state, we hear a lot about immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. But, this year, it was Central Americans who officials say helped drive an increase in immigration arrests.
Jan. 9, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
The director of National Intelligence released a report on Russia's attempts to influence the presidential election on Friday. The Intercept's Micah Lee discusses the legitimacy of blaming the Russians and talks about what isn't in the report — evidence.
Jan. 9, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Russian attempts to disrupt November’s election have brought cyber-hacking into the spotlight. And now the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office is using a White Hat hacker team to test its own systems.
Jan. 9, 2017
The story about newspapers struggling isn’t a new one. But for many big city papers, the sports section has been a high priority — both in the hard copy and online. The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, though, are in the midst of dramatic shifts, as two of its higher-profile writers — columnist Paola Boivin and Phoenix Suns beat writer Paul Coro — are on the way out.
Jan. 9, 2017
Sal DiCiccio
On Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council will receive what’s called an Early Budget Status update for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Jan. 9, 2017
water
Amanda Minke, a senior at Immaculate Heart High School, is in the running for $250,000 for developing a filter that uses algae to remove lead from water.
Jan. 9, 2017
influenza virus
The number of flu cases in Arizona is on the rise. There have been almost 900 reported cases across the state since flu season began in late October.
Jan. 9, 2017
Colorado City sign
Written closing arguments are due Monday for two polygamous towns that hope a federal judge won’t disband their shared police department.
Jan. 9, 2017
self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan 1
Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, will start testing its new fleet of minivans on public roads in Arizona and California later this month.
Jan. 9, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Even in 2017, women doctors don’t get the respect and pay they deserve, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jan. 9, 2017
Tucson police officers
The Tucson City Council has been asked to approve nearly $150 million in new vehicles, equipment and facilities for the police and fire departments.
Jan. 9, 2017
Ahmed Mohammed el-Gammal, who lived in Avondale, faces trial Monday at a federal court in New York on charges that he helped a 24-year-old New Yorker link up with Islamic State fighters in 2015 after traveling to Syria via Turkey.
Jan. 9, 2017
Communities on the Navajo Nation are bracing for the economic fallout from the possible shutdown of a coal-fired power plant.
Jan. 9, 2017

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