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protesters surrounded an ICE transport van
The protest began after a woman was taken into custody during a routine check-in with immigration officials. Hundreds of protesters surrounded an ICE van holding Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos as she said a tearful goodbye to her son.
Feb. 9, 2017
Earth+Bone
Each year millions of visitors to the Grand Canyon drive by Red Butte without taking much notice. But, for the Havasupai, the hill is central to their belief system. The tribe says a nearby uranium mine threatens this sacred place and its drinking water.
Feb. 9, 2017
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
One of Arizona’s top regulators wants new rules for transparency and disclosure at the Arizona Corporation Commission. This week, Commissioner Bob Burns began asking for evidence and testimony from stakeholders.
Feb. 9, 2017
doctor looking at xray
Repealing key provisions of the Affordable Care Act would drain billions of dollars from Arizona’s economy. Those are the findings of a new study from Arizona State University.
Feb. 9, 2017
Guadalupe García de Rayos
Federal authorities arrested a Mesa woman Wednesday during a regular check-in at the Phoenix office for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Feb. 8, 2017
cyber security
A Scottsdale man has been indicted on federal fraud charges for alleged cyber crimes.
Feb. 8, 2017
In four short years, Arizona went from the state with the best health-care coverage to the worst in the nation.
Feb. 8, 2017
Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem
A man was sentenced to 30 years in prison today on charges that he provided support to the Islamic State. Prosecutors were seeking a life sentence for Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem, an American-born Muslim convert who became the second person in the U.S. to be convicted of charges of supporting the Islamic State.
Feb. 8, 2017
$10 minimum wage
Many employees across Arizona are benefiting from the recent minimum-wage increase, but that pay raise doesn’t apply to college student workers.
Feb. 8, 2017
Dana Carvey
Do you remember where you were 25 years ago? It’s when "Wayne’s World" schwung its way into movie theaters. One of the film’s stars is Dana Carvey, who played Wayne’s best friend and sidekick Garth Algar. And Carvey is with me to talk about the movie.
Feb. 8, 2017
Our next story takes us back in time … to prehistoric times, that is. Tonight, Ken Zoll, the executive director of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center, will be talking about how prehistoric people in the Southwest used astronomy.
Feb. 8, 2017
Buckeye’s water resources director will officially resign on Feb. 25. Nigh’s resignation contains a confidentiality clause, waives all potential legal claims and stipulates that neither he nor the city admit to any wrongdoing.
Feb. 8, 2017
classroom
There has also been mixed reaction in Arizona following the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the secretary of Education on Tuesday. We’re joined now by Eileen Sigmund, president of the Arizona Charter Schools Association, and Joshua Buckley, vice president of the Mesa Education Association and a government teacher at Red Mountain High School in Mesa.
Feb. 8, 2017
Mandy Harvey
Growing up, Mandy Harvey wanted to be a musician. But in 2006, when she was 18, her greatest fear came true: she lost her hearing as a result of a connective tissue disorder. Now, Harvey is an accomplished musician who has released several albums and is performing tonight at the Musical Instrument Museum.
Feb. 8, 2017
Phoenix residents could soon get rewarded for putting recyclables in their blue bins, rather than tossing them out with the trash.
Feb. 8, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The fate of the Navajo Generating Station could soon be decided. On Monday, SRP and the other owners — Arizona Public Service, NV Energy and Tucson Electric Power — are expected to vote on whether or not to renew the lease.
Feb. 8, 2017
The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday voted to move forward with a plan to create an ethics commission. With me to explain is Dustin Gardiner, who covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Feb. 8, 2017
There’s a deadline next week to register to vote in a Phoenix election next month. Off-year elections typically struggle to draw voters — so will this year’s be any different? Alberto Olivas is the executive director of the Congressman Ed Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service at ASU.
Feb. 8, 2017
Jeff Flake
Judge Neil Gorsuch is making the rounds on Capitol Hill following his nomination to the Supreme Court by President Donald Trump.
Feb. 8, 2017
Tech company Intel is investing $7 billion in Chandler. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced the plans Wednesday from the White House saying the factory will employ about 3,000 people directly and create 7,000 more supporting jobs.
Feb. 8, 2017

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