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Report: AZ Tribal Gaming Impact Is $4.7B Annually
A new report says tribal gaming in Arizona has an annual economic and fiscal impact of several billion dollars.
Nov. 12, 2018
Labor Department Seeks New Process For Hiring Workers
The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a change in the way employers try to recruit U.S. workers, before they hire foreign guest labor through the H-2A and H-2B visa programs.
Nov. 12, 2018
Army, CBP Worry Caravan Will Storm Border
Last week, 1,500 U.S. Army soldiers rolled into Arizona in the largest domestic deployment of active duty military to the border seen in decades.
Nov. 11, 2018
What Goes Into An Episode Of
A conversation with Glynn Washington, creator and host of “Snap Judgment." Washington brings his live show to Mesa on Nov. 16.
Nov. 11, 2018
Veterans Rededicate WWI Monument 100 Years Later
100 years have passed since the end of World War I, but those who served have not been forgotten. Arizona’s monument for World War I military veterans was re-dedicated at a ceremony Sunday.
Nov. 11, 2018
Historic Arizona Magma Copper Chimney Stack Demolished
A chimney stack in Superior, Arizona was safely demolished this weekend because it was structurally unsound and posed safety concerns.
Nov. 11, 2018
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Has Record Growth, Adds New Airlines
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has been getting steadily busier — and that trend is set to continue.
Nov. 11, 2018
Navajo Nation Allows Additional Voting Days
The Navajo Nation is allowing offering voters another chance to cast a ballot after many precincts ran out on Election Day.
Nov. 10, 2018
Veterans from three Arizona homeless shelters gathered in Phoenix Saturday morning. They were invited to an American Legion post for what was dubbed a ‘Forgotten Heroes Appreciation Breakfast’.
Nov. 10, 2018
144 Arizona Firefighters Deployed To Battle California Wildfires
144 Arizona firefighters with 42 engines have been deployed to California to help fight wildfires. Several crews have been assigned to the 70,000 acre Woolsey Fire burning in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Nov. 10, 2018
Sonoran Government Welcomes Ducey’s Re-election
Some government leaders in Sonora, Mexico are celebrating Gov. Doug Ducey's re-election, saying they see it as a positive the Arizona-Sonora Megaregion.
Nov. 10, 2018
County Republicans, Recorders Settle Ballot Signature Dispute
A Republican lawsuit against county recorders in Arizona had a hearing on Friday, and the parties settled on a deal for this year.
Nov. 9, 2018
Trump Tweets About
President Donald Trump asserted Friday that corruption may be at play in Arizona’s recent election.
Nov. 9, 2018
Sky Harbor Ranked Best Airport In  U.S.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was ranked the best airport in the United States for air travelers for the second time in a row.
Nov. 9, 2018
Ag Tech Company Moving Headquarters From Kansas To Scottsdale
AgJunction is moving headquarters from east Kansas to Scottsdale because, the CEO said in a statement, of the state’s focus on autonomous and ag tech industries.
Nov. 9, 2018
Slow Wait For Election Results In Arizona Is Normal
As Arizonans wait for the outcome of a highly contested U.S. Senate race, election officials are reminding those new to the state’s voting process that the lag in a finalized tally is normal.
Nov. 9, 2018
Immigrant Activists Sue To Block Asylum Ban
Immigrant right groups are suing President Donald Trump, and a host of other federal officials, over the government’s new rule and proclamation on asylum seekers.
Nov. 9, 2018
Former Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Theft
The former treasurer of two northern Arizona organizations has pled guilty to fraud, conflict of interest charges and theft. More than $100,000 were mishandled.
Nov. 9, 2018
What Can Be Done About Domestic Terrorism?
Events in recent weeks have made the specter of domestic terrorism feel more like an everyday reality rather than something on the fringes that seemed incredibly scary but rare. So how is the U.S. government prioritizing domestic terrorism?
Nov. 9, 2018
How The Decline Of Local News Is Affecting Democracy
It’s no secret that newspapers are on the decline. But a new study from the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism shows that the problem is far more widespread than we previously thought.
Nov. 9, 2018

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