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President Donald Trump’s “America first” budget cuts about one-third or 31 percent of the funding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receives, even though Defense Secretary James Mattis believes climate change is a national security threat.
May. 26, 2017
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An herbicide widely used to grow rice in Asia will now be used by an Arizona grower, after receiving federal approval late last month.
May. 26, 2017
Two Arizona Republican lawmakers are laying the groundwork for a lawsuit challenging a new law targeting citizen initiatives thrown out of court.
May. 26, 2017
As the rates of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia increase, some legal professionals are already confronting the issue at work and in the courtroom.
May. 26, 2017
A view of I-17 traffic, from inside a car
The Arizona Department of Transportation has a message for drivers north of Phoenix on I-17 this weekend: slow down.
May. 26, 2017
proposed pedestrian processing facility
The federal government would pay to overhaul the port of entry in San Luis under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for next year.
May. 26, 2017
John McCain
The U.S. Senate is still looking at the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which was approved by the House almost a month ago.
May. 26, 2017
The repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act has moved on to the U.S. Senate, and the debate is heating up in red states like Arizona. More than half a million people got coverage under the law, yet it’s also often held up as the poster child for the law's failures.
May. 26, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his request to have a jury, rather than a judge, decide whether he should be convicted of criminal contempt-of-court charge for defying a court order in a racial profiling case.
May. 26, 2017
Former Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce, his wife, Sherry Ann Pierce, utility owner George Harry Johnson and prominent lobbyist Jim Norton were indicted Tuesday on eight federal charges.
May. 26, 2017
Phoenix Comicon
Police are adding extra security at the Phoenix Comicon following the arrest of a man armed with guns and ammunition who allegedly posted online threats against officers.
May. 26, 2017
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Phoenix-based Global Water Resources has a plan to consolidate small water utilities across the state. The water utility closed on its first purchase this week.
May. 25, 2017
Tom Horne
The Arizona Supreme Court has sided with former Attorney General Tom Horne, and his aide, Kathleen Winn – they’d challenged a $400,000 fine for violations of campaign finance law.
May. 25, 2017
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Following the 2008 housing crisis and subsequent recession, Phoenix had one of the highest rates of disconnected youths — young people ages 16 to 24 who are both out of school and not working. So, Phoenix took action.
May. 25, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Koryn Woodward-Wasson teaching people how to make birdhouses from books at the Scottsdale Civic Center Library.
May. 25, 2017
More college students across the country are seeking out mental health services. Dr. Aaron Krasnow, Associate VP and Director of ASU’s Health and Counseling Services, talks on The Show about what he’s seen at his school.
May. 25, 2017
A minor fire in the Coconino National Forest is not burning as much excess fuel as previously hoped.
May. 25, 2017
Pinal Fire
Efforts to fight a wildfire near Globe are being hindered, but not by weather conditions. Drones are getting in the way of crews battling the Pinal Fire.
May. 25, 2017
Death rates from Alzheimer’s disease increased by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
May. 25, 2017
Canvas Tents At Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City
When Sheriff Paul Penzone took office this year, he identified the Tent City Jail as his No. 1 priority. He formed a committee to look at the positives and negatives of the facility and, ultimately, decided to shut it down.
May. 25, 2017

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