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Court Upholds Seafood Ban To Protect Endangered Porpoise
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican fish and shrimp caught with gillnets in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. The ban was implemented last July by the U.S. Court of International Trade to protect a small, endangered porpoise.
May 29, 2019
WATCH: Robert Mueller Statement
Special counsel Robert Mueller is making a statement about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch his remarks at the Justice Department live.
May 29, 2019
Loud Mexico City: Exploring The Sounds And Noise
Mexico’s capital is full of sounds that could be as rich and melodious as rowdy and overwhelming. After all, it’s the most populous city in North America — and quite likely the loudest. In a special three-part series, we look at how people there love, hate and contribute to the sounds of their city.
May 29, 2019
Report Rebuts Professors Claims Of Unethical Policies
The report does outline how and when education technology company Cengage exchanged money with ASU, in part, for having students buy subscriptions to its services.
May 28, 2019
Gov. Ducey Creates Task Force For Sex Abuse Laws
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed an executive order that creates a task force to review Arizona’s laws on how well they protect children against sexual abuse.
May 28, 2019
Funding Increased For Rural Juvenile Detention Schools
Arizona’s state budget includes teacher pay raises, money to hire counselors, and, for the first time in decades, increases funding for rural juvenile detention center schools.
May 28, 2019
Budget Includes Pinal Groundwater Infrastructure Funds
Irrigation districts in Pinal County and elsewhere got a $20 million loan as part of the state budget passed this week.
May 28, 2019
AZ U.S. Congressional Members Fear Trumps Troop Surge Is Dangerous Political Posturing
President Donald Trump's announcement of a troop surge to Iraq to head off what he calls threats from Iran, has made for unlikely partners among Arizona's congressional members.
May 28, 2019
Sierra Vista Residents Will Have To Take Recyclables Farther Than Their Blue Bins
With China cracking down on recyclables from the U.S., Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona is eliminating curbside pickup on recyclables entirely.
May 28, 2019
Scottsdale Moves To Open Airport Noise Complaints
The battle over flight noise from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport continues — now in Scottsdale.
May 28, 2019
Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse Now Have More Time To File Civil Suits
Victims of sexual assault or abuse as a child now have more time to sue, no matter how long ago the event occurred.
May 28, 2019
11th Hour Move To Raise Lawmakers Per Diem Seen As Ironic By Teachers Advocates
Arizona lawmakers approved tripling their own daily allowance at the 11th hour of the legislative session.
May 28, 2019
Vaping Bills Dissipate With Legislature Closed, Leaving Minimum Age At 18
Arizonans as young as 18 will still be able to smoke or vape, at least for the time being.
May 28, 2019
Artifacts From The Titanic Exhibited At Scottsdales OdySea
Everyone knows how the story of the Titanic ends. After the legendary ship hits an iceberg in 1912, it goes down in the North Atlantic — four days into a trip that was scheduled to end in New York City.
May 28, 2019
Rural Americans Have Trouble Paying For Necessities
Four in 10 rural Americans say they have problems paying for medical bills, housing or food.
May 28, 2019
Farm Bureau: Immigration Proposal Doesnt Address Labor Needs
The Trump administration earlier this month unveiled a proposal to rework the country’s immigration system. Among other provisions, it would put a higher priority on high-skilled workers than those with family members already in the U.S.
May 28, 2019
Libertarian Chair: Party Reaching Out To Justin Amash To Run
Michigan Congressman Justin Amash recently became the first, and so far, only Congressional Republican to call for President Trump’s impeachment.
May 28, 2019
Boas: Water Debates In The Arizona Legislature
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
May 28, 2019
On The Ledge: AZ Lawmakers Pass Budget, Adjourn Session
Just before 1 in the morning on Tuesday, the legislature adjourned its session, shortly after approving a new state budget.
May 28, 2019
High Court Rules Medical Pot Extracts Are Legal
Arizonans who have medical marijuana cards are legally entitled to buy and use gummy bears, candies, extracts, tinctures and resins of the plant, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday morning.
May 28, 2019

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