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Federal officials allege Emanuel “Book” Richardson and assistant coaches at Auburn, Oklahoma State and USC took bribes for connecting players to financial advisers and managers.
Sep. 26, 2017
Despite a sharp decrease over the past two years, Arizona continues to have some of the highest poverty in the nation. At a rate of 16.4 percent, Arizona was well above the national rate. The state’s poorest county is Apache.
Sep. 26, 2017
The Governor’s Office appears to be looking into changes to a number of Arizona water laws. These efforts have not been met with universal approval.
Sep. 26, 2017
Arizona farmers brought in more cash last year than New Mexico, Utah and Nevada.
Sep. 26, 2017
If you want to teach in Arizona, the state’s public universities and colleges say they’ll waive your tuition. Its part of a new state program hoping to make a dent in Arizona’s growing teacher shortage.
Sep. 26, 2017
According to a new study, Arizona is rated as the worst state for public school teachers.
Sep. 26, 2017
LUCHA, the Living United for Change in Arizona organization, is giving 70 DACA recipients a scholarship to pay the $495 fee required to renew their status.
Sep. 26, 2017
The Pulse: Skyrocketing Helium Price A Problem For Researchers
Sure, we use helium for balloons at birthday parties, but this critical liquid is also essential for modern electronics — and some serious science research.
Sep. 26, 2017
The Takeaway: Puerto Rico Waits For Aid As Millions Suffer
Millions of Americans are reeling in the dark as communities in Puerto Rico wait for food, water, and help.
Sep. 26, 2017
NFL fans are responding to the controversy over some players refusing to stand during the national anthem. In Scottsdale on Monday night, game watchers had different view points about the protests, but most sided with President Trump.
Sep. 26, 2017
OSIRIS-REx On The Way To Asteroid Bennu
The University of Arizona’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is on course to meet up with an asteroid, and its cameras took pictures of the home planet over the weekend.
Sep. 26, 2017
Arizona’s Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway was the hot topic on the agenda of Monday’s State Board on Geographic and Historic Names meeting.
Sep. 26, 2017
Hispanic leaders demand Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich investigate the Motel 6 chain for turning in suspected illegal immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Sep. 26, 2017
Reporting Hate: Navajos Experience Backlash When They Return Home
When a Navajo baby is born it’s custom to bury the umbilical cord in the ground. The Navajo believe that ties the child to the land forever. But a new generation of Navajos are defying this belief as more and more young people leave the Navajo Nation to go to college or to find work. Elders encourage their return, but often that transition home is brutal.
Sep. 26, 2017
The Arizona State Board of Education is asking schools not to immediately share their newly issued letter grades. But some argue the school-performance scores are public records and can’t be withheld if someone requests them.
Sep. 25, 2017
Grief In Mexico City While It Recovers From Earthquake
Mexico is struggling with the aftermath of last week’s earthquakes. Official reports say the death toll has risen to 325 people; 186 in Mexico City alone.
Sep. 25, 2017
The FBI released its annual Uniform Crime Report on Monday, and violent crime is up in Arizona, following a national trend. Violent crime in Arizona is at its highest rate since 2008 but it’s still significantly lower than the historical peak in 1993.
Sep. 25, 2017
Oct. 5 is the cutoff date for DACA recipients to file for renewal. But an immigration attorney warned scam artists are using the deadline as an opportunity to snag the $495 renewal fee from desperate applicants seeking assistance with their filings.
Sep. 25, 2017
The fallout continues from the Equifax data breach — more than 140 million Americans have had their personal information compromised. Rob Knake is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he focuses on cybersecurity policy.
Sep. 25, 2017
Words are a vital part of how we communicate, but the words we use change over time. To help us understand all of that a lot better, we spoke with Cindi SturtzSreetharan, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change.
Sep. 25, 2017

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