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The Hamilton High School football hazing scandal moved ahead by a step this week when the Chandler Police Department made recommendations to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
Jul. 26, 2017
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The Senate voted to open debate on a weeks-in-the-making health care bill. Then AARP sent out a release that said, “any senator considering voting for the health care bill should understand the consequences of ignoring AARP's 38 million members.”
Jul. 26, 2017
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The future of health care legislation is still up in the air. The politics of health care are on full display, and Sen. John McCain was right in the middle of it on Tuesday when he spoke to his fellow members. To learn more, we talked with ASU political scientist Richard Herrera.
Jul. 26, 2017
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Some Arizona lawmakers are criticizing President Donald Trump’s tweet on Wednesday that he’ll reinstate a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Both Sen. John McCain and Rep. Raul Grijalva have issued statements against the president’s plans.
Jul. 26, 2017
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There are 39,400 known or suspected toxic sites on current or former Pentagon properties encompassing over 40 million acres in total — an area larger than the state of Florida.
Jul. 26, 2017
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Humiliation can make us feel small and insignificant, so why do humans humiliate one another?
Jul. 26, 2017
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The growing investigation into Russian election meddling has turned its sights to Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager.
Jul. 26, 2017
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Text paging can be dangerous in hospitals, as KJZZ's medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jul. 26, 2017
Camelback Ranch
When it was originally conceived, Camelback Ranch was to be the centerpiece for one of Glendale’s biggest revenue sources. But plans to develop the land around the Cactus League venue fizzled during the Great Recession.
Jul. 26, 2017
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“Generally those who are chronically homeless have a lot of mental health or health issues that they are dealing with and so it's not enough to just give a Band-Aid solution or push them from one place to another,” Councilwoman Lauren Kuby said. “We really want to find solutions.”
Jul. 26, 2017
“The walls are mostly gone,” said Richard Ochs, Superstition Fire and Medical District assistant fire chief. "The only part that’s still standing is the back where the kitchen was. Not much left, I’m afraid, at all.”
Jul. 25, 2017
Family killed in Payson flood
A group funeral was held Tuesday for 10 family members who were killed in a flash flood near Payson on July 15. Three generations of family had been celebrating a birthday at a swimming hole when a wall of water swept through.
Jul. 25, 2017
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The Prescott City Council voted to sell Fire Station 7, former home of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, to a local plumbing company.
Jul. 25, 2017
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Arizona’s two senators have cast their votes in favor of starting debate on a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Jul. 25, 2017
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Homeland Security is rolling out a series of digital towers along the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s part of a plan to secure the border that started in Arizona. Now the effectiveness of the towers is being questioned.
Jul. 25, 2017
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Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. have been on the rise. Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile earlier this month, which North Korea’s state-run news agency said was capable of hitting the “heart of the United States.” In response, the U.S. carried out military exercises with South Korean troops.
Jul. 25, 2017
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During the campaign, President Trump spent a lot of time railing against the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, the landmark trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. And now that day has come. Last week, the Trump administration revealed its goals in those upcoming renegotiations.
Jul. 25, 2017
President Trump has questioned the role of NATO, focusing on why the U.S. is paying for more of what the organization does than other member nations do. He recently announced that the U.S. would pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, setting the country apart from most of the rest of the world.
Jul. 25, 2017
Craig Harris
The pressure on Arizona and municipalities around the state to take action on pension costs is growing. This week, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy Thomason called on the state Legislature to put additional millions into the statewide pension system for judges and other elected officials.
Jul. 25, 2017
A new rule adopted by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission is sparking some controversy at the state Capitol this week. The Commission instituted new regulations clarifying and modernizing the process for candidates who take clean-elections money and then use it to hire political parties or consultants.
Jul. 25, 2017

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