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 Refugee Resettlement Numbers Plunging In Arizona
Arizona is on track to take in the lowest number of refugees in almost 40 years. If the current rate continues, Arizona will only resettle 652 refugees in fiscal year 2018. It would be an 87 percent decrease from two years ago, and a 77 percent drop from last year.
Jan. 26, 2018
Freeway closures on westbound Interstate 10 in downtown and west Phoenix, combined with entertainment events in the Glendale area, will make for slow travel this weekend.
Jan. 26, 2018
Advocates for President Donald Trump, some of them armed, caused tense moments at the state Capitol on Thursday. Arizona Senate Minority Leader Katie Hobbs said Democratic staffers who were the target of protesters’ barbs felt harassed due to the color of their skin.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority and Salt River Project officials signed a long-term solar agreement on Friday, Jan. 26. It will provide more renewable energy to the community and pave the way for future renewable energy projects.
Jan. 26, 2018
In the food world the James Beard Awards are something like the Oscars. But, they also recognize the best that regional cuisine has to offer.
Jan. 26, 2018
We are in a time that has been referred to as “post truth,” when “alternative facts” are a thing that some people say.
Jan. 26, 2018
Tourism was a more than $21 billion industry in Arizona in 2016. The Arizona Office of Tourism is also working to better incorporate big data into its efforts.
Jan. 26, 2018
High level research related to gene therapy has been going on for a couple of decades.
Jan. 26, 2018
The family of an autistic teenager is seeking $5 million after a Buckeye police officer mistook the teen for a drug dealer last year.
Jan. 26, 2018
The former doctor for the American gymnastics team, accused of abusing more than 150 girls and women, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison this week.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Trump administration has laid out its provisions for allowing DACA recipients to become legal citizens.
Jan. 26, 2018
Guests Chris Herstam and Marcus Dell’Artino talked about the opioid special session and a new campaign to talk up Arizona’s education system.
Jan. 26, 2018
Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, the largest cattle feeding operation in the world, is being acquired for $200 million. JBS USA announced the sale Five Rivers to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management LP last week.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Getting Up To Speed On The Russia Investigation
On Thursday, The New York Times reported that President Trump ordered the firing of Robert Mueller last June. The news could have major implications in the Russia investigation.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Union of Concerned Scientists this week filed to sue the Environmental Protection Agency in federal court. The lawsuit is over an EPA policy that changes who can serve on its advisory boards.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Arizona House has joined the state Senate in approving a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey designed to crack down on opioids and cut the number of overdose deaths.
Jan. 26, 2018
A state lawmaker wants to give Arizona voters a chance to decide if the current $10.50 an hour minimum wage is as high as it should go.
Jan. 26, 2018
For the second night in a row, a debate was held in the special election to replace Trent Franks. This time, it was the Democrats’ turn.
Jan. 26, 2018
With talks of Arizona turning purple, does a moderate Democrat have a chance at a statewide election? This story looks back to see how Arizona’s past may mirror today’s politics.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers about significant closures on Interstate 10 this weekend.
Jan. 26, 2018

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