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DACA Papers
The deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications is Thursday, Oct. 5, but recipients of the program have been strongly encouraged to have theirs in the mail no later than Monday, Oct. 2.
Oct. 2, 2017
Arizona is known for its mountains, desert and host of ground-dwelling, slithering reptiles — which can end up as uninvited dinner guests in your dining room. Enter the snake remover.
Oct. 2, 2017
Medical marijuana
The recession had a major impact on real estate, leaving a glut of commercial space that traditional businesses couldn’t fill post-recession, that has allowed non-traditional businesses to occupy the space. One of the more notable examples is the cannabis industry which has grown exponentially over the last decade.
Oct. 2, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
As Phoenix prepares to launch a new program aimed at homeless encampments, the vice mayor is urging caution.
Oct. 2, 2017
small dogs on leash
Why do some dogs show more “leash aggression,” barking and lunging at other canines when out for a walk? Researchers at the University of Arizona are trying to find out.
Oct. 1, 2017
Phoenix may soon get out of the hotel business. Council members are scheduled to vote Wednesday on selling the Sheraton Grand Phoenix — at a lower price than originally expected.
Sep. 30, 2017
Government surveillance of social media is about to get wider — and it’s targeting U.S. immigrants.
Sep. 30, 2017
The 127,000-square-foot center will be built in Peoria and will offer a range of services. Chief among them is behavioral health.
Sep. 30, 2017
In March of this year, Mesa Airline's approximately 1,000 flight attendants went on strike, citing low wages. Now, an agreement has been reached and a new contract has been signed.
Sep. 30, 2017
Forget Me Not Project
African-Americans are twice as likely as white Americans to develop Alzheimer’s disease. They’re also less likely to get a diagnosis. Education is key to raising awareness within the African American Community, and one way to do that is through the arts.
Sep. 29, 2017
Arizona Department Of Child Safety
Turnover across the state Department of Child Safety has been around 30 percent for the last two fiscal years.
Sep. 29, 2017
Stuart Warner
More than 40 years ago, the Vietnam War engulfed the national conversation in our countr. Today, it’s playing out again as the country watches Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary on the Vietnam War. And that’s bringing up memories for many Americans who remember that tumultuous time, including Stuart Warner, editor of the Phoenix New Times.
Sep. 29, 2017
Department of Justice logo
A shortage of immigration court judges and a huge backlog of immigrant-related cases in the U.S. isn’t new. Since Donald Trump became president, the Department of Justice took steps to temporarily reassign judges in the attempt to reduce pressure on the overloaded court system. But a Politico article reports on the results of a FOIA request that reveal a lot more going on.
Sep. 29, 2017
Soda
Students at Brigham Young University can now get caffeinated soda in dining halls. Before now, people were allowed to drink them on campus, but they had to be brought in from somewhere else.
Sep. 29, 2017
Facebook logo
How many times have you Googled something already today? Have you checked in on Facebook? Online platforms like these have become a major part of our daily lives — and have significant influence on society in general. So should they be regulated like public utilities?
Sep. 29, 2017
DACA application
Local activists are making a final push to help people with DACA status apply for a renewal ahead of the Oct. 5 deadline.
Sep. 29, 2017
Last year after the election of Donald Trump, millions of women hit the streets as part of the Women’s March on Washington. This weekend, some will take that spirit one step further, with the March for Black Women.
Sep. 29, 2017
The FCC says the wireless industry is competitive. That’s a change from the past eight years, when FCC members declined to make that determination.
Sep. 29, 2017
Puerto Rico
And as we just heard, President Trump has temporarily lifted the Jones Act, waiving shipping restrictions for the island for 10 days. Some congressional members, including Sen. John McCain, say 10 days is not enough.
Sep. 29, 2017
FEMA
It has been an excruciating wait for food and supplies since Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. island of Puerto Rico more than a week ago. We got a hold of John Rabin this morning. He's the acting regional administrator of FEMA Region II and is in Puerto Rico now.
Sep. 29, 2017

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