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mail-in ballots put through a counting machine
The Maricopa County recorder’s office is making progress tabulating the remaining mail in and provisional ballots.
Nov. 14, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
To fight rampant misuse of prescription painkillers and heroin, the federal government has approved spending more than $23 million to fund treatment projects that include giving monthly injections of Vivitrol to prison inmates.
Nov. 14, 2016
farm land
Women in Arizona are taking on more prominent roles in the state’s agriculture industry. Apache and Navajo counties rank Number 1 and 2 nationally for the number of women operating farms.
Nov. 14, 2016
employee
As Arizona employers prepare to write bigger paychecks for minimum wage workers on January 1st, they’ll also need to offer a new benefit. Proposition 206, the voter-approved initiative, requires nearly all employers to provide paid sick time.
Nov. 14, 2016
Border Fence
Tribal leadership of Tohono O’odham Nation in southern Arizona said they won't support a border wall project on their land. Part of their reservation extends into Mexico and covers 75 miles of the international border.
Nov. 14, 2016
Cotton Farm
Donald Trump is America’s President-elect, and while he hasn’t spoken much about agriculture policy, rural America helped propel him to the White House.
Nov. 14, 2016
office worker
A new study from the University of Arizona shows angry employees are bad for business. Researchers at the Eller College of Business focused on anger and guilt.
Nov. 14, 2016
Mexico politicians
Business leaders and politicians on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border are preparing for likely changes in trade policy.
Nov. 14, 2016
Sandhill Cranes live webcam
Sandhill cranes are making a repeat appearance this year thanks to a webcam managed by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
Nov. 13, 2016
La Nina pattern
It will be a warm and dry winter according to the National Weather Service. As the water temperature in the central Pacific Ocean remains slightly higher than normal, meteorologists predict a weak La Niña conditions for the Southwest.
Nov. 12, 2016
Arizona education leaders are another step closer to finalizing the state’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. The federal law gives the state more power to determine which schools are under performing and hold them accountable.
Nov. 12, 2016
Arizona Kicks on Route 66
The historic Route 66 celebrates its 90th birthday today, but it wasn't always so popular.
Nov. 11, 2016
The Scottsdale City Council had narrowed the field of applicants for a city manager from a nationwide search to five, but two of those candidates dropped out earlier in the month.
Nov. 11, 2016
Paul Penzone
This week’s election brought an end to Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s 24 years in office here in Maricopa County, which has been celebrated by many Hispanic advocacy organizations that campaigned against him.
Nov. 11, 2016
A new service for veterans in the Valley will launch on Monday. Its goal is to help answer veterans’ questions about living here, and connect them to the services they need.
Nov. 11, 2016
The off-ice drama of the Arizona Coyotes has been told before — the ownership problems, arena issues, battles with the city of Glendale.
Nov. 11, 2016
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake was one of the plainest-speaking Republican opponents of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
Nov. 11, 2016
World War II Memorial - 21
Michael Smith is a U.S. Marine veteran who serves as a clerk for the Navajo Supreme Court. His father Samuel ‘Jesse’ Smith was one of the Code Talkers. He spoke with us about how these heroic Native Americans are being remembered on this Veterans Day.
Nov. 11, 2016
mail-in ballots put through a counting machine
Election Day has come and gone but many votes are still being counted. This year, the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office received a record number of early ballots: more than 1 million.
Nov. 11, 2016
Several major private prison companies that operate in Arizona including Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group saw their stock prices jump after Trump’s surprise Election Day victory.
Nov. 11, 2016

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