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DPS Arrest Man Suspected Of Delivering Supplies To Cartel
A traffic stop on Monday, on the I-10 south of Chandler, resulted in the arrest of a Mexican National the Department of Public Safety says may have been on his way to deliver supplies to a Mexican cartel operating in the desert.
Nov. 5, 2013
Plane Carrying ASU Football Coach Loses Pressurization
Arizona State football coach Todd Graham and his son, Bo, had a recruiting trip they won’t soon forget, as they traveled to Texas this weekend to look at a prospect.
Nov. 5, 2013
Chaos In Mexico: Asylum Petitions Surging With Little Chance Of Success
Petitions for political asylum from Mexican nationals have quadrupled since 2009. There's little chance of gaining asylum.
Nov. 5, 2013
Court Of Appeals: Campaign Donation Limits Are Legal
An attorney for Republican interests wants the Arizona Supreme Court to allow higher campaign donation limits to take effect while arguments over their legality are taking place.
Nov. 5, 2013
US State Department To Post $5 Million Reward For Mexican Cartel Killer
The U.S. State Department will announce a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of former Mexican cartel boss Rafael Caro Quintero.
Nov. 5, 2013
Apple Chooses Mesa For Factory
Apple has selected Arizona as the location for its newest manufacturing facility. The plant will be located in the vacant First Solar Factory in Mesa.
Nov. 5, 2013
How Will School Funding Measures Fare In An Off-Year Election?
About 30 school districts in Maricopa County are asking voters to support overrides and bonds that would subsidize school funding on Tuesday. But it's unclear how many voters will participate in this off-year election.
Nov. 4, 2013
California Congressman To Propose Middle Road On Immigration Reform
Southern California Congressman Darrell Issa is rumored to be cooking up his own immigration reform proposal. It’s reportedly designed to find some middle ground in the contentious debate over providing legal status to the more than 11 million immigrants in the country illegally.
Nov. 4, 2013
 Noel, Mo.: Schools Build Safety Net For Immigrant Children
For centuries, immigrants in search of a better life have settled in America’s largest cities. Now small, rural towns have become a key frontier for new arrivals. These small towns, however, struggle to provide the social services needed by such a diverse population, a population largely invisible to most Americans.
Nov. 4, 2013
 In New Mexico, Heroin Use Continues To Fuel Crime, Overdoses
Heroin is the reigning king of drugs in New Mexico. From overdoses to prosecutions, heroin is wreaking havoc, and to make matters worse, it’s cheaper, purer, and easier to buy than ever.
Nov. 4, 2013
First Eight Years Are Critical To Childrens Success
Nearly two-thirds of America’s children are having a tough time achieving necessary skills by third grade.
Nov. 4, 2013
Driving Tired Poses Same Dangers As Driving Drunk
With the holiday season fast approaching, AAA Arizona is sounding the alarm about drowsy driving.
Nov. 4, 2013
Christmas Tree Chopping Permits Go On Sale This Week
Halloween is barely behind us, but starting this Saturday, Arizonans will be able to buy a permit to cut down their own Christmas tree.
Nov. 4, 2013
Activists Push For Laws Similar To Smoke-Free Arizona On Native American Land
When Arizona voters banned smoking indoors several years ago, the law didn’t cover Native American land. Now, an anti-smoking activist is trying to pass smoking ban that will cover the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 4, 2013
For Gay Couples In Arizona, Filing Taxes Proves To Be Complicated
The United States Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act is making the upcoming tax season a little more complicated for gay couples in Arizona.
Nov. 4, 2013
Phoenix City Council Candidates Square Off
Some Phoenix voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect candidates in two city council runoff races. The candidates did not gather enough votes to make them winners in the election last August.
Nov. 4, 2013
Shooting At LAX Leaves Passengers Stranded
The shooting at Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 3 Friday morning left many travelers stuck in Phoenix.
Nov. 1, 2013
Abortion Clinics Begin Closing In Texas; Border Left Unserved
Abortion clinics across Texas are closing after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal court decision that blocked a portion of Texas’ controversial abortion law.
Nov. 1, 2013
Día De Los Muertos Used For Commercialization
The Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, is gaining popularity among people without traditional Latino ancestry. Some groups are trying to fight the holiday’s commercialization.
Nov. 1, 2013
Dan Hunting: Workforce Replenishment
Arizona’s unemployment rate in August was 8.3 percent, a full percent higher than the country as a whole and the same as last August.
Nov. 1, 2013

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