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NAACP monument removal
“Taxpayers are paying for the wellness and maintenance of these monuments highways and statues,” said Rep. Reginald Bolding Jr. “I don’t have a choice whether or not my tax dollars go to promoting symbols of hatred.”
Jun. 5, 2017
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After defeating a $63 million bond last fall, voters may have the option of voting on three separate, lower-cost bonds in November.
Jun. 5, 2017
The Trouble with Reality
Terms like "fake news" and "alternative facts" are just a couple of the new media-related phrases that have come about during the Trump administration. In her new book "The Trouble with Reality," On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone takes on the current battle with truth.
Jun. 5, 2017
There are a number of ways to measure entrepreneurial activity, but what about social media — and specifically Twitter? Researchers from ASU and Michigan State did just that: looking at tweets from people identifying themselves as entrepreneurs, and the connections between them.
Jun. 5, 2017
Despite increased awareness and commitment to fixing the problem, America’s opioid epidemic seems to be getting worse. To learn more, we spoke with The Arizona Republic's Editorial Department Director Phil Boas.
Jun. 5, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey faced a lot of criticism for not pushing for a higher level of funding for K-12 education, including more generous raises for teachers. And a longtime friend of the governor has been indicted as part of an alleged bribery scheme. Some believe the governor’s electoral vulnerability may be increasing.
Jun. 5, 2017
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A former state governor from Mexico wanted on corruption-related charges was arrested in Panama, Mexican authorities said on Monday.
Jun. 5, 2017
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Tempe has opened up the application process for its free preschool pilot program, which has 316 seats available.
Jun. 5, 2017
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Sandstrom estimates the city will pay about $9 million to the Goodyear Ballpark fund this year, and each subsequent year to offset the remaining debt.
Jun. 5, 2017
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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Phoenix that will remain in effect until at least Wednesday night.
Jun. 5, 2017
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New reports show that as soon as President Trump took office, he and his administration moved quickly to try to lift economic sanctions and normalize relations with Russia.
Jun. 5, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
Politicians have used the "Friday News Dump" to bury bad press for years. But as CNN's Tom LoBianco explains, we have entered a new era: the "Perpetual News Dump."
Jun. 5, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board has a new President. Board members unanimously elected Laurin Hendrix in a special meeting Saturday.
Jun. 5, 2017
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The United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Bahrain, and Libya have severed ties with Qatar.
Jun. 5, 2017
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On Saturday, three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before getting out at a nearby nightspot and attacking civilians. Seven died, and dozens were hospitalized in the attack.
Jun. 5, 2017
An Arizona Congressman is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services department to fire its regional director over Lake Havasu wake rules.
Jun. 5, 2017
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Governors north and south of the Arizona-Mexico border signed a deal to invest in a cruise ship port of entry at Rocky Point.
Jun. 5, 2017
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A University of Arizona scientist will be one of the first to analyze asteroid samples brought to Earth as part of a university-led space mission.
Jun. 5, 2017
Park Ranger Cody Huggins at Camelback Mountain
Phoenix council members are scheduled to give tentative approval to a new budget this week. Between general, enterprise and special revenue funds, the city’s proposed budget for 2017-18 tops $4 billion.
Jun. 5, 2017
Despite big name retailers closing hundreds of stores, one local expert says the big box era is not dead – at least not in the Valley.
Jun. 5, 2017

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