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Scottsdale Municipal Airport
A cybersecurity firm (Datashield), an electric vehicle charger company (ChargePoint Inc.) and a co-working space (Deskhub) are just a few of the businesses that have added jobs in Scottsdale in 2017.
Aug. 30, 2017
Diane Maxine Richards
Diane Richards has pleaded guilty to stealing $1.1 million of public money over the course of eight years.
Aug. 29, 2017
Investigators are determining what caused a 2016 Olympic athlete to drown in 6 feet of water. Investigators aren’t sure if 31-year-old Olympic runner David Torrence was swimming late Sunday night or taking a dip Monday morning when he drowned in a Scottsdale condominium pool.
Aug. 29, 2017
Dozens of lawyers came together Tuesday in front of a federal courthouse in Phoenix to protest President Donald Trump's pardon of former sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Aug. 29, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
With the threat of a lawsuit to end the program looming, President Donald Trump will soon have to decide the future of DACA. A coalition of groups plans to hold daily protests outside ICE headquarters in Phoenix, and demand the government protect young immigrants.
Aug. 29, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Tuesday’s decision finds the FAA violated federal laws and guidelines in failing to engage Phoenix employees about the changes and improperly analyzing the new flight paths impact on the community.
Aug. 29, 2017
Domestic-violence victim
When Candice Jackson, acting head of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights recently said that “90 percent” of campus sexual assaults “fall into the category of ‘We were both drunk, we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation,” it caused an uproar.
Aug. 29, 2017
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The U.S. Homeland Security Department and National Security Agency have given the University of Arizona a new designation. It's called CAE-R, and stands for Center of Academic Excellence in Cyberdefense Research.
Aug. 29, 2017
Breaking News
To some degree, we all care about what others think of us, and we also don’t want to feel like we’re missing out, that other people are living more exciting, interesting lives than we are. It’s known as the Fear of Missing Out — or FOMO. The concept isn’t new, but it’s taken on new meaning in the 24-hour news cycle, and it’s especially powerful in social media.
Aug. 29, 2017
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Earlier this month, the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute released a report called The Education and Work Profiles of the DACA Population to provide more details on who DACA-eligible people are, including levels of education and which jobs they have. To learn more, we spoke with Julia Gelatt. She is a senior policy analyst for the Migration Policy Institute.
Aug. 29, 2017
ASU Art Museum's conservation lab
Preservation is a word we hear a lot when it comes to houses, buildings and neighborhoods. But it’s also front of mind for classic and historic art — paintings, sculptures and much more. If possible, should every art form be preserved because of historic significance or what it helps us learn about human creativity?
Aug. 29, 2017
There’s been a lot of talk, both on this program and elsewhere, about the opioid epidemic the state and country are facing. But within that epidemic, new research shows patients suffering from mental illness are being prescribed a disproportionate share of these painkillers.
Aug. 29, 2017
Arpaio
President Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio disappointed a huge percentage of the population, but Arpaio’s most loyal supporters thought it was the right thing to do.
Aug. 29, 2017
Rain continues to fall in southeastern Texas, which is already experiencing severe flooding because of Harvey. And the National Weather Service is forecasting the storm will bring torrential rains to southwest Louisiana as well.
Aug. 29, 2017
The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold in Texas. Last night, more than 17,000 people sought refuge in shelters across Texas, according to the American Red Cross, and thousands of volunteers have made the trip to the state to help, including many from here in Arizona.
Aug. 29, 2017
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Across Texas and Louisiana, flood waters from Hurricane Harvey continue to rise, and FEMA estimates that as many as 30,000 people may ultimately need shelter after the storm.
Aug. 29, 2017
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On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration’s plans to lift a partial ban on military equipment used by local police departments.
Aug. 29, 2017
A federal court found the iconic American Bald Eagle species living in Arizona too insignificant to protect.
Aug. 29, 2017
heat station map
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, crews will man 14 stations offering a cool place to escape the heat, as well as water for rehydration. Here's where to find them.
Aug. 29, 2017
NatureSweet
Experts say the future of farming is digital, and a greenhouse operation near Willcox is testing a new system that uses big data to show results and help grow the tomatoes.
Aug. 29, 2017

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