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Feds Seek Bids For More DNA Testing Of Migrants At Border
Federal authorities want companies to bid for a new contract to do more rapid DNA testing of migrants claiming to be families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
May 29, 2019
AG To Settle Million-Dollar Fraud Suit Vs. Game Vendor
Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich has reached a million-dollar consumer fraud settlement with the distributor of popular arcade-like game vendor.
May 29, 2019
Navajo To Open First Cancer Center In Indian Country
The Navajo Nation will house the first cancer center in Indian Country, in Tuba City. Navajos with cancer often must travel more than a hundred miles to visit an oncologist.
May 29, 2019
New Laws: Nunchucks, Texting And More
If you plan to make a new kung fu movie, you’re in luck! It’s now legal to possess nunchucks in Arizona. Also, if you’re on the go, make sure to not text and drive.
May 29, 2019
Research Investigates Long-Term Effects Of Gun Violence
Within the span of two weeks this March, three people who had earlier been affected by gun violence died by suicide.
May 29, 2019
Study: Improving Air Quality Reduces New Asthma Cases
Air pollution is part of the daily life of people living in Los Angeles, and here in the Phoenix metro area, we’re commonly hit with high pollution advisories that encourage us to stay inside to avoid aggravating health conditions including — but not limited to — asthma.
May 29, 2019
AZs Education Budget Remains Controversial
As lawmakers finalized the state budget late into the night over the holiday weekend, there were — once again — teachers wearing red watching from the gallery. But, instead of thousands, there were dozens — no marching band, no chants or megaphones.
May 29, 2019
Mueller Makes Statement On His Trump Investigation
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller made his first public statements Wednesday morning about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
May 29, 2019
Journey To Find Arizonas Cuisine — Native Peppers
What is Arizona cuisine? That’s the question Phoenix New Times food critic Chris Malloy is attempting to answer in his year-long series “Sonoran Arcana,” and he brings The Show along with him on the journey each month. And now, it’s time to get spicy. The Show joined Malloy as he visits chef Rene Andrade's Ghost Ranch in Tempe.
May 29, 2019
Lawmakers Allocate $1M For Caregiver Grant Program
Caregivers spend about $7,000 a year of their own money to keep their loved on at home. AARP Arizona has been trying to find ways to off-set those costs… and they were able to finally get it done.
May 29, 2019
Many Kids At Risk Of Going Hungry When Schools Out For Summer
One in four Arizona kids is at risk of going hungry. St. Mary's Food Bank hopes to feed as many kids during the summer months when school is out.
May 29, 2019
Court Upholds Seafood Ban To Protect Endangered Porpoise
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican fish and shrimp caught with gillnets in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. The ban was implemented last July by the U.S. Court of International Trade to protect a small, endangered porpoise.
May 29, 2019
WATCH: Robert Mueller Statement
Special counsel Robert Mueller is making a statement about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch his remarks at the Justice Department live.
May 29, 2019
Loud Mexico City: Exploring The Sounds And Noise
Mexico’s capital is full of sounds that could be as rich and melodious as rowdy and overwhelming. After all, it’s the most populous city in North America — and quite likely the loudest. In a special three-part series, we look at how people there love, hate and contribute to the sounds of their city.
May 29, 2019
Report Rebuts Professors Claims Of Unethical Policies
The report does outline how and when education technology company Cengage exchanged money with ASU, in part, for having students buy subscriptions to its services.
May 28, 2019
Gov. Ducey Creates Task Force For Sex Abuse Laws
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed an executive order that creates a task force to review Arizona’s laws on how well they protect children against sexual abuse.
May 28, 2019
Funding Increased For Rural Juvenile Detention Schools
Arizona’s state budget includes teacher pay raises, money to hire counselors, and, for the first time in decades, increases funding for rural juvenile detention center schools.
May 28, 2019
Budget Includes Pinal Groundwater Infrastructure Funds
Irrigation districts in Pinal County and elsewhere got a $20 million loan as part of the state budget passed this week.
May 28, 2019
AZ U.S. Congressional Members Fear Trumps Troop Surge Is Dangerous Political Posturing
President Donald Trump's announcement of a troop surge to Iraq to head off what he calls threats from Iran, has made for unlikely partners among Arizona's congressional members.
May 28, 2019
Sierra Vista Residents Will Have To Take Recyclables Farther Than Their Blue Bins
With China cracking down on recyclables from the U.S., Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona is eliminating curbside pickup on recyclables entirely.
May 28, 2019

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