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Fire officials said communities are still at risk of a wildfire burning in northern Arizona. The Tinder Fire has burned about 11,000 acres.
Apr. 30, 2018
Arizona educators marched on the Capitol for the third day on Monday. The rally drew an estimated 10,000 teachers, according to Arizona’s Department of Public Safety.
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Apr. 30, 2018
A West Valley farm accused of forcing guest workers to live in deadly conditions has settled a lawsuit brought last year by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Apr. 30, 2018
The legal team for a Mexican reporter and his son detained after fleeing to the U.S., trying to seek asylum, says the U.S. government is now trying to stifle further information from being released to the public.
Apr. 30, 2018
As school closures continue this week, organizations are stepping up to provide meals to students who aren’t in class. St. Mary’s Food Bank has joined the list of those offering food.
Apr. 30, 2018
A wildfire forced 10 northern Arizona communities to evacuate Sunday night. An unknown number of structures have burned, many of them homes.
Apr. 30, 2018
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has been exploring the prevalence of hit-and-run crashes in the U.S. Per capita, Arizona has the fifth highest rate of fatal hit-and-run crashes across the country.
Apr. 30, 2018
As cities, towns and counties get ready for wildfire season, the Sonoran Institute is working to help them plan for this year — and beyond.
Apr. 30, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced that he and his fellow lawmakers have reached a deal on raising teacher pay to requested levels. But a phrase we’ve heard a lot recently comes to mind: the devil is in the details.
Apr. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: Migrant Caravan Denigrated by President Trump Arrives in California
On Sunday, between Tijuana, Mexico, and California, about 400 migrants claimed asylum along the U.S. border. They’re part of the caravan of Central American migrants, mostly from Honduras and El Salvador, whose route has become international news because of the ire they’ve drawn from President Trump.
Apr. 30, 2018
When an E. Coli outbreak happens, much of the investigative work falls on the CDC and FDA to figure out what the common element is between sick people scattered across the country. They work backwards to find how and where the foodstuff was handled.
Apr. 30, 2018
Considering our long-term drought and an especially dry winter, the risk is growing for a catastrophic mega-fire in the summer. Red flag warnings are already in effect, meaning conditions are ripe for fires in many areas of the state.
Apr. 30, 2018
The Navajo Generating Station could be closed next year, potentially leading to the loss of many jobs on the Navajo Nation. However, late last week, news emerged that there is legitimate interest from at least one buyer — but the odds still seem long that a deal will be reached.
Apr. 30, 2018
In international news this week, all eyes are on North Korea as we look ahead to talks between that country and the U.S. But, there are a few other important stories happening around the globe this week.
Apr. 30, 2018
The Show checked in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment that focuses on big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Apr. 30, 2018
With the newly proposed Invest In Education Act, supporters want to avoid a sales tax hike as a vehicle for funding schools. The other plan, Gov. Ducey’s 20x2020 plan, takes a different approach, though funding sources for that remain unclear.
Apr. 30, 2018
Multiple ballot measures have been introduced as possible ways to address the K-12 funding shortage in Arizona. One of them has become an official effort, and the group behind the Invest in Education Act will need to get more than 150,000 valid signatures in the next couple of months to get it on the November ballot.
Apr. 30, 2018
Fifty years ago this month, in 1968, the Fair Housing Act was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. At the height of the civil rights movement, the law provided broad protections for minorities who were looking for a place to live.
Apr. 30, 2018
The Arizona Department of Child Safety keeps a list of names of people who should not be around children called the Central Registry and is supposed to catalog individuals with proven reports of child abuse.
Apr. 30, 2018
Just a few weeks ago, Oklahoma teachers spent nine days rallying at the state capitol for more school funding. But teachers there called off their walkout without getting the Oklahoma Legislature to meet all of their demands.
Apr. 30, 2018

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