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A local advocacy group responsible for more than a thousand lawsuits against Phoenix businesses says Attorney General Mark Brnovich is on "the wrong side of history."
Aug. 26, 2016
Xunantunich tomb during excavations
An archaeology expedition led by Northern Arizona University has uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found in Belize. It’s the most significant discovery in more than century of research at the site.
Aug. 26, 2016
rescue beacon
Fifteen years ago, 14 undocumented migrants were found dead from exposure along the U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma. In response, Yuma Sector Border Patrol developed emergency beacons for migrants in distress. But the deaths continue, leading a Tucson human rights organization to create a database to identify the dead.
Aug. 26, 2016
Three people are in custody after the horrific murder of a 10-year-old girl in Albuquerque earlier this week.
Aug. 26, 2016
 Morelos Dam
It had been more than two decades since Colorado River water flowed into the Sea of Cortez. It was part of a historic agreement called the Minute 319 Pulse Flow — and it may have had some environmentally unfriendly side-effects.
Aug. 26, 2016
Downtown Superior
The project has drawn criticism over environmental and cultural concerns from Native American groups who say the copper mine will disrupt sacred and environmentally sensitive land.
Aug. 26, 2016
Who are the four Republican candidates competing to take Matt Salmon's place in the state's Fifth Congressional District, comprised of eastern Maricopa County?
Aug. 26, 2016
ASU sign
Come Election Day, students will be able to cast their ballot at Sun Devil Fitness Center.
Aug. 26, 2016
Proposition 205 would allow any adult to possess and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Challengers contend that the measure is legally flawed.
Aug. 26, 2016
A new law makes it a felony to knowingly collect and submit a ballot from another person. Violators could be sentenced to up to a year in prison.
Aug. 26, 2016
Arizona First Congressional District
CD-1 candidates have their work cut out for them. The district includes a voice from just about population group you can think of— retirees, college students, miners, veterans and more Native Americans than any other district in the state.
Aug. 26, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
Leslie Merritt Jr. had been the only named suspect in four of 11 shootings that caused panic on Phoenix-area freeways in August and September of 2015.
Aug. 26, 2016
Scottsdale leaders have abandoned an anti-discrimination ordinance that proponents were hoping would make the city more inclusive to LGBT people.
Aug. 25, 2016
“Essentially, boiling it down, the more you consume partisan news, the less likely you are to believe what the experts have to say,” according to Alexios Mantzarlis, head of Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network.
Aug. 25, 2016
A Tucson-based company is getting some money from NASA, to do research with stratospheric balloons. They basically float on top of the earth’s atmosphere, in an environment that’s close to what a spacecraft in orbit around the Earth would see.
Aug. 25, 2016
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton joined law enforcement authorities Thursday to implore the community for any possible tips on the still-at-large serial shooter.
Aug. 25, 2016
Pima County Logo
Newly released numbers show the county added 15,000 new jobs between July 2015 and July of this year. That’s 4.2 percent growth. When you look at similarly-sized metro areas nationwide, only Ogden and Provo, Utah had faster growth than Pima County.
Aug. 25, 2016
The National Parks Service marks its 100th anniversary today, and Arizona’s ties to the NPS are deep. That’s in large part due to the Grand Canyon, the emotional reactions it generates, and the thousands of tourists who go there every year.
Aug. 25, 2016
High prison populations have forced the issue of sentencing reform. As these policies shift, so too are the strategies of the companies behind private prisons. A new report released by the American Friends Society warns of the consequences of for-profit companies entering the field of alternatives to incarceration.
Aug. 25, 2016
voting sign
The News21 program at the Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU sent students to 31 states for their project, Voting Wars, to explore the deeper issues.
Aug. 25, 2016

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