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Over two days last week, three Arizonans – a teacher, a former student and a immigration case worker – came to Washington to add their voices to the debate over Merrick Garland’s stalled Supreme Court nomination.
May. 25, 2016
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How powerful could Latino voters be in Arizona’s August primary and November’s general election? Analysts have expected Latino turnout to get bigger and more impactful — but it hasn’t lived up to expectations.
May. 25, 2016
Donald Trump
A recent article in Slate compared the reaction to Trump to what was happening in the 1964 campaign of presidential nominee and longtime Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater.
May. 25, 2016
ASU Athletic Director Ray Anderson
The Arizona State University athletic department has a lot of programs and a lot of competition — from inside the Pac-12 Conference and around the community. That hasn’t stopped Athletic Director Ray Anderson from making major hires.
May. 25, 2016
Don Bolles storytelling event
Valley playwright Ben Tyler, who has written extensively about some of Arizona’s better-known political figures — including Barry Goldwater and Evan Mecham — has put together an event to mark the 40th anniversary.
May. 25, 2016
westworld movie poster
Science fiction on the page or on film seems like it’s becoming less fictional because it feels like reality may be more rapidly catching up with our imaginations.
May. 25, 2016
Bathroom Sign
Arizona is suing the federal government over its directive that public schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.
May. 25, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is responding to criticism over her handling of publicity pamphlets that weren’t mailed out in time for this month’s special election. Reagan's office continues to blame the error on technology.
May. 25, 2016
Ballot
Before the election, the county announced they were working to make the election process easier after the issues with long lines and limited polling places during the Presidential Preference Election in March.
May. 25, 2016
Officer David Glasser
The Valley will soon say its final goodbyes to a Phoenix police officer gunned down in the line of duty, and drivers in the north part of the Valley should expect traffic restrictions and road closures on Thursday that could last hours.
May. 25, 2016
Jeff DeWit reiterated his contention that it takes congressional approval before the state can withdraw more money from a trust account made up of the proceeds of land given to Arizona by the federal government when it became a state.
May. 25, 2016
A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
May. 25, 2016
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The dust caused repeated closures and multiple collisions on a 60 mile stretch of interstate 10 over the past month.
May. 25, 2016
It seems Americans are hungry for diversity when it comes to their food. The National Restaurant Association finds 66 percent of consumers surveyed eat a wider variety of ethnic cuisines than they did five years ago. In recognition of Arizona Restaurant Week, we’re taking a closer look at how the industry is meeting new customer demands.
May. 25, 2016
lake mead
Arizona water managers are doing some soul searching. With its largest water source — the Colorado River — still running low, the state is developing a plan to reduce how much it takes from the river.
May. 24, 2016
The state will soon start pumping cash into schools after Arizonans narrowly passed Proposition 123, but officials in Lake Havasu say they will need voters’ help again in November to avoid the worst case scenario, closing an elementary school.
May. 24, 2016
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The Phoenix-area's higher education options have been growing, and a group of Catholic universities is coming together to advance their collective impact.
May. 24, 2016
Lucidi Distilling Co
We hear a lot about the development in downtown Phoenix these days, and Old Town Scottsdale has long been a place to be and be seen. But what about Old Town Peoria?
May. 24, 2016
dozens of circular holes in the fossils
Microscopic fossils in the Grand Canyon show evidence of a vampire-like predator that punctured its prey to suck out the innards.
May. 24, 2016
surgery tools
Could surgery someday be done on autopilot? A scientist at the University of Arizona is working in that direction.
May. 24, 2016

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