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Five Thirty Eight
Last year, the website FiveThirtyEight introduced an interactive database showing the causes of Gun Deaths in America — all 33,000 of them annually.
Oct. 3, 2017
Las Vegas
The everyday lives of Las Vegas residents were upended by Sunday night’s shooting, as fear and uncertainty hit the city. But many have now returned to their jobs and are in the process of going back to their daily routines.
Oct. 3, 2017
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The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford on Tuesday, a key gerrymandering case that could have a huge impact on how political parties draw congressional districts. Emily Bazelon, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, has the details.
Oct. 3, 2017
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The city of Las Vegas, Nevada is beginning to recover after a gunman killed at least 59 people and injured over 500 at a country music concert on Sunday. Clark County Fire Chief Greg Cassell, and Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom, a Democrat representing the Las Vegas area, explain how the community is coping amid the violence.
Oct. 3, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Law enforcement officials in Las Vegas report finding 23 firearms in Stephen Paddock’s Mandalay Bay hotel room and 19 at his home in Mesquite, Nevada. But his motive for the mass shooting at a Sunday night concert remains unknown.
Oct. 3, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Hundreds of people in Las Vegas came together Monday night to remember those who were killed in Sunday night’s shooting outside the Mandalay Bay resort.
Oct. 3, 2017
Opioid Epidemic
After months of work, Arizona health officials issued an ambitious plan for the state's opioid epidemic. But one thing that’s not part of the hundred page plan? Needle exchanges. Some who work in Arizona’s treatment industry are upset their advice was ignored.
Oct. 3, 2017
State Republicans are fighting to kill the hospital levy supporting Arizona's expanded medicaid system covering 400,000 residents.
Oct. 3, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
Federal court will reconsider Arizona's strict ban on allowing second parties who turn in early ballots for other people needing help.
Oct. 3, 2017
Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas, that killed at least 59 people, was the deadliest in modern American history.
Oct. 3, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case that will decide if noncitizens have the same due process right to a bond hearing as citizens.
Oct. 3, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Phoenix on Tuesday. Pence will tout the administration’s tax overhaul plan and attend a political reception.
Oct. 2, 2017
Carolyn Goodman
According to Las Vegas law enforcement and government officials, 59 people have died and more than 520 are injured after a gunman fired on nearly 22,000 concertgoers along the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night. The city’s mayor, Carolyn Goodman, commended the heroic first responders, saying their efficiency and preparation saved thousands of lives.
Oct. 2, 2017
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Four off-duty Mesa police officers and their spouses attended the country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night where dozens were killed and hundreds more were injured.
Oct. 2, 2017
Earthquake damage in Tabasco, Mexico
Arizona businesses and individuals are continuing to donate toward relief for the earthquake that struck central Mexico last month.
Oct. 2, 2017
Hundreds of people in Arizona prisons are hurting themselves and trying to take their own lives. New data from the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmates are harming themselves at an alarmingly increasing rate.
Oct. 2, 2017
Emergency relief volunteers from all over Arizona are continuing to aid the islands slammed by a recent string of hurricanes.
Oct. 2, 2017
Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. A recent column argues that for the U.S. to truly effectively construct a wall, it should look to Israel. With me to talk about that and some of the specifics is Phil Boas, director of the Republic’s Editorial Department.
Oct. 2, 2017
Peter Hotez
Residents of Houston and Florida’s Gulf Coast are still in the early stages of cleaning up after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. And public health officials are warning residents to be aware of the possibility of an increase in certain diseases. With me to talk about that is Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Oct. 2, 2017
Phoenix Fire Department
It’s only been five weeks since Hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston and the surrounding region. In the weeks since, there has been a lot of environmental fallout as the EPA confirmed fears that the San Jacinto Waste Pits were damaged and are leaking toxic chemicals into the watershed, and the city has grappled with the question of whether some homeowners should be able to rebuild in flood-prone areas.
Oct. 2, 2017

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