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Analysis: More Women In Early 40s Who Have Never Married Have Kids
For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
May 27, 2019
How Does Arizona Fair On Family And Medical Leave?
It’s been 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was approved by the federal government, and in the years since then, half of the states haven’t moved beyond the basics related to protection of unpaid leave.
May 27, 2019
McSally Talks Military Sexual Assault On
As Americans remember the fallen of wars past this holiday weekend, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, a veteran herself, appeared on ABC’s "This Week" on Sunday to discuss her legislation aimed at preventing sexual assault in the military.
May 27, 2019
Arizona Legislature Returns Monday To Enact State Budget
The Arizona Legislature returns to work on Memorial Day with a tentative deal in place to break a budget impasse and hopes of adjourning for the year by the end of the day. The agreement confirmed Sunday is likely to break a logjam that has kept lawmakers at work more than a month longer than planned.
May 27, 2019
Arizona National Guard Unit Returns From Afghanistan
More than 300 Arizona families reunited this Memorial Day weekend as a unit of National Guard troops returned home from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.
May 27, 2019
Boyer: Statute Of Limitations For Abuse Worst In U.S.
The arrest of a priest in Arizona on sex abuse charges out of Michigan could lend fuel to efforts here to expand the time that victims in this state have to sue their assailants.
May 27, 2019
Arizona Senate Passes New Requirements For Voter Initiatives
Rejecting complaints from Democrats, Arizona Senate Republicans voted late Friday to add a series of new requirements that have to be met by people proposing their own laws and constitutional amendments.
May 27, 2019
Judge Blocks Trump From Building Sections Of Border Wall
A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.
May 27, 2019
Residents in Peoria are invited to see ideas and provide feedback on ways to increase foot traffic downtown. It’s the latest move to breathe new life into Old Town Peoria.
May 27, 2019
Homeless Numbers Explode As UMOM Fights To Help Families
Recent head counts have placed Arizona seventh in the nation for chronically homeless residents. That does not include the rapidly growing number of Arizona families who are forced into homelessness as rents rise and affordable housing dwindles.
May 27, 2019
Phoenix Company Receives Presidential Export Award
Master Electronics is one of 26 companies to receive the 2019 President’s “E” Award for Exports. The recognition is reserved for companies that demonstrate a sustained increase in export sales over a four-year period.
May 27, 2019
Loop 101 Price Freeway Widening Starting
A project to widen the Loop 101 Price Freeway in the southeast Valley will begin Friday. The $76 million project is expected to be complete by fall 2020.
May 27, 2019
BLM  Considers To Increase Permits To The Wave
Many hiking enthusiasts can only dream of getting a permit to see "The Wave," an ocean of sandstone near the Arizona-Utah border. But the Bureau of Land Management is now considering allowing more visitors.
May 25, 2019
House Majority Leader: Budget Debate Is On Hold
Arizona House Majority Leader Warren Petersen puts budget debate on hold in his chamber.
May 24, 2019
Code Talker, Longtime New Mexico Politician Dies at 94
Another member of the legendary Navajo Code Talkers has died. New Mexico state Sen. John Pinto served more than four decades in the New Mexico State Senate. Members of the Arizona state Legislature remembered him on the Arizona House floor.
May 24, 2019
Study: Arizona Roads Some Of Deadliest In Nation
A national study released this week shows Arizona had some of the highest fatality rates on the road in 2017, especially in rural areas.
May 24, 2019
Phoenix Fastest-Growing U.S. City For Third-Straight Year
Phoenix gained more than 25,000 people in 2018, putting it ahead of San Antonio, Fort Worth and Seattle. In addition, Buckeye was the fastest-growing American city by percentage.
May 24, 2019
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May 24, 2019
Changing Woman, Part One: Kinaaldá
The traditional stories that define Navajo culture revere women. But today, rape and domestic violence rates surge. So what happened? That’s what we set out to answer in this series named after Changing Woman, or Asdzą́ą́ Nádleehé. We’ll meet the women who prove that despite generations of cultural genocide, the heart of Navajo culture still beats.
May 24, 2019
EPA Begins Southwest Colorado Mine Cleanup
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it will begin work on a plan to clean rivers being polluted by leaks from old mines in southwest Colorado this summer.
May 24, 2019

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