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There is already an infrastructure in place to identify immigrants in the criminal justice system who might be deportable. But efforts to accelerate and increase deportations will partially depend on local cooperation, which was an obstacle for the Obama administration.
Dec. 8, 2016
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One in three of Arizona’s homeless young adults has been sex trafficked. That is one of the findings from the latest Youth Experiences Survey by Arizona State University's School of Social Work.
Dec. 7, 2016
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In the fall, the city of Phoenix announced it would be looking for the city’s first-ever Poet Laureate.
Dec. 7, 2016
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On Nov. 30, Phoenix-based TGen — the Translational Genomics Research Institute — announced a new alliance with City of Hope in the goal of making precision medicine a common thing for patients.
Dec. 7, 2016
Marijuana
Proposition 205, which would have legalized recreational marijuana in Arizona, was defeated on Nov. 8. But that hasn’t slowed discussion about marijuana — specifically medical — in the state.
Dec. 7, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has named retired Gen. James Mattis as his choice to be the next U.S. defense secretary.
Dec. 7, 2016
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During the 2016 legislative session, approval was given for the addition of two new justices to the Arizona Supreme Court.
Dec. 7, 2016
A new jaguar may be spending his time in southern Arizona. State wildlife officials are examining recent photographs of the cat spotted near Sierra Vista.
Dec. 7, 2016
climate change
Climate change explains cooler winters and hotter summers in the valley. It may also explain an increasingly wetter valley. A study released Monday said the valley is in one of the key regions expected to be most affected by changing weather patterns.
Dec. 7, 2016
Water faucet
Customers of a utility in Pinal County can drink their water without fear.
Dec. 7, 2016
EPA mine
The Navajo Nation is suing the federal government over a mine waste spill that contaminated three rivers including the tribe’s irrigation source. An EPA cleanup crew triggered the 3 million gallon blowout of yellow sludge at a Colorado mine in August 2015.
Dec. 7, 2016
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizona may not have passed recreational marijuana last month, but the state’s medical market is booming.
Dec. 7, 2016
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A federal judge has denied a request to push back outgoing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's trial on a criminal contempt-of-court charge because of the NCAA men's Final Four basketball tournament.
Dec. 7, 2016
There were 30 students suspended at David Crockett Elementary School in the 2014-15 school year. The year after the mindfulness program was implemented, the total halved itself.
Dec. 7, 2016
ADOT has installed infrared and video cameras at each intersection on State Route 347 to monitor, in real time, the long rush hour waits.
Dec. 7, 2016
Tucson City Council
A longstanding battle for power between Arizona cities and the state legislature took another turn on Tuesday afternoon.
Dec. 6, 2016
Tucson City Council
The Tucson City Council is meeting behind closed doors this afternoon, to determine its next steps in a potential showdown with the state.
Dec. 6, 2016
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams is moving 169 officers to patrol duty in an effort to make up for a shortage in that area, as the head of one police union has called the situation a staffing “crisis.”
Dec. 6, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
“Dr. Sirven, do you plan to visit Cuba?” Many of my patients repeatedly ask me this ever since President Obama attempted to normalize relations with Cuba.
Dec. 6, 2016
City officials and local advocates met to break ground at the site of a housing development being built to accommodate adults with special needs.
Dec. 6, 2016

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