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Stan Barnes, former state lawmaker and president of Copper State Consulting, talks about the politics of the rally.
Aug. 23, 2017
Democratic Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva was part of protests outside the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday night.
Aug. 23, 2017
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So much of our public discussion right now is focused on the use of the First Amendment — our right to the freedom of speech. But just how far does that right extend?
Aug. 23, 2017
Sheriff Paul Penzone
Police did use pepper spray and other methods to try to disperse protesters in downtown Phoenix during President Donald Trump's visit on Tuesday.
Aug. 23, 2017
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The CDC has released new estimates of epilepsy cases nationwide. One million more people have now been diagnosed with the disease.
Aug. 23, 2017
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It's expensive to protect the president on his frequent trips to Trump properties. Already, 1,000 Secret Service agents have hit the federal caps for yearly salary and overtime.
Aug. 23, 2017
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Linguistic theories give us the idea that language determines how and what we think. However, looking at the psychology behind how we use language could point in another direction.
Aug. 23, 2017
A federal judge has ruled that Arizona’s ethnic studies ban was enacted with discriminatory intent. The judge was particularly critical of former state education leaders Tom Horne and John Huppenthal who helped pass and enact the law.
Aug. 23, 2017
Carl Barisich
In the 1970s, pro football replaced baseball as the national pastime. But some now say the long-term effects of head injuries have put the game in an existential crisis.
Aug. 23, 2017
Tucson Federal Courthouse
A federal judge has ruled the state law banning ethnic studies in public schools is unconstitutionally motivated by racial discrimination.
Aug. 23, 2017
Bob Burns
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to void last week's vote giving Arizona Public Service permission to immediately charge its customers an extra $7 a month.
Aug. 23, 2017
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Over millions of years, the Arizona bark scorpion has evolved into a true desert survivor. Now, new research traces its origins to an abrupt and massive genetic event.
Aug. 23, 2017
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The U.S. Air Force says new contracts to replace an aging intercontinental ballistic missile system are underway. Both Boeing and Northrop Grumman will complete the work.
Aug. 23, 2017
Phoenix police push crowds of protesters away
Phoenix police say they arrested four people at Tuesday night’s Trump rally. Police estimate tens of thousands came downtown for the rally, and no one was seriously injured.
Aug. 23, 2017
President Donald Trump
T-shirts, hats and signs with the words “Make America Great Again” dominated the crowd of supporters at President Donald Trump’s rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night. President Trump did not mention Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain by name, but his speech made it clear he was unhappy with the pair.
Aug. 23, 2017
Uncertainty over crowd sizes and potential violence before or after President Donald Trump’s rally led several downtown businesses to close early Tuesday while some entrepreneurs cashed in.
Aug. 23, 2017
Donald Trump
According to reports Wednesday, the White House is preparing paperwork if and when President Trump decides to follow through with the pardon.
Aug. 23, 2017
Phoenix police
Phoenix police say people threw rocks and bottles at law enforcement, prompting them to use pepper balls and pepper spray around 8:40 p.m. to clear the area after President Donald Trump's rally at the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday night.
Aug. 22, 2017
"Humility is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age"
It might still sound like science fiction to most of us, but we’re not so far from a world in which robots have taken over a large portion of our jobs. So what does that mean for the rest of us non-robots? Well, that’s what Katherine Ludwig and co-author Ed Hess tackle in their new book, "Humility is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age."
Aug. 22, 2017
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Early Monday morning, the United States Navy reported that a warship, the U.S.S. John S. McCain, was involved in a collision with a freighter off the coast of Singapore that left ten sailors unaccounted for. It's an incident that’s certain to call attention to the U.S.S. Fitzgerald and its recent crash off the coast of Japan, which left seven dead.
Aug. 22, 2017

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