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Judges in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously refused to reinstate President Trump’s executive order to ban travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
Feb. 10, 2017
Taser
Smart-weapon and body-camera manufacturer Taser International announced two new acquisitions Thursday that will create an artificial-intelligence division.
Feb. 10, 2017
New Homeland Security Secretary Tours Arizona Border
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met with Arizona’s four border sheriffs and the governor in his first trip to the state as secretary.
Feb. 10, 2017
Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos
At 9:42 a.m. on Thursday, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was unshackled and dropped off in a country she has not seen in 21 years.
Feb. 10, 2017
Attorney Ray Ybarra Maldonado
Lawyers and activists say the deportation of Mesa resident Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos sent a message to immigrants that they’re better off living in the shadows.
Feb. 9, 2017
Last month, Arizona Sen. John Kavanagh introduced legislation that would give businesses time to fix violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Disability advocates and some state lawmakers gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to oppose Senate Bill 1198.
Feb. 9, 2017
whole foods logo
The natural-food grocery chain Whole Foods announced this week that it is closing nine stores across the country — and one of those is the Whole Foods market in Prescott, which will close its doors by 5 p.m. Friday.
Feb. 9, 2017
Sen. Armando Rios Piter
Six Mexican senators are planning visits with publicly elected officials and Latino community leaders in Phoenix on Friday and Saturday, as part of a campaign to cultivate relationships with American officials friendly to Mexican migrants and to help migrants facing possible deportation.
Feb. 9, 2017
Three community college systems in Arizona have agreed to develop a shared curriculum for their technology and manufacturing courses.
Feb. 9, 2017
travelers
A federal appeals court has unanimously rejected a Trump administration request allow its travel ban to take effect. The three-judge appeals panel declined to overturn a lower court's order suspending the president's ban against entry into the United States by refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim nations.
Feb. 9, 2017
navajo nation seal
In recent months, the Navajo Nation has been considering changing its name to Dine. To find out what it means for the Navajo people, I’m joined by Manley Begay, a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies Department at Northern Arizona University.
Feb. 9, 2017
Phoenix police are currently short of their employment goal by more than 400 sworn officers. Hiring laterally, or from another police department, is a way to get cops on the streets quicker and with less time spent in training.
Feb. 9, 2017
Refugees
To find out more about what refugees go through before they come to the U.S., I’m joined by David Androff, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Social Work who has worked for five years with a team of social workers to assist refugees in Arizona.
Feb. 9, 2017
Airsoft players pose outside the field.
Listen to the sounds of Philip Wright shooting airsoft guns with some friends at American Paintball Coliseum.
Feb. 9, 2017
Sudan flag
Millions of Syrians have been made refugees by the years-long civil war in their home country. Jany Deng was forced to leave his home in Sudan more than two decades ago. He was among the more than 20,000 who were labeled the “Lost Boys” of Sudan. Deng is at work on an autobiography with journalist Karla Lant, and they join me.
Feb. 9, 2017
The Arizona Coyotes’ search for a new home continues. So, where does that leave the team, which has had more off-ice than on-ice drama in recent years? To help answer that question, I’m joined by Mike Sunnucks, senior writer for the Phoenix Business Journal.
Feb. 9, 2017
protesters surrounded an ICE transport van
Last night, a Mesa mother became the center of the growing national debate over President Trump’s new immigration enforcement policies. An estimated 200 demonstrators were there, too, protesting her detainment. That protest was organized by immigrants-rights group Puente, and we're joined now by Carlos Garcia, director of Puente.
Feb. 9, 2017
science lab
Scientists are planning a march on Washington, D.C., on April 22, which is Earth Day. Organizers say recent policy changes worry scientists, and they see the march as a call to safeguard the scientific community.
Feb. 9, 2017
Lower Buckeye Jail
Joe Paul Martinez has been held in a Maricopa County jail for almost two years after he was accused of having sex with a minor. Martinez was denied bail because in 2002, voters approved a change to the state Constitution preventing those charged with having sex with minors from being released on bail.
Feb. 9, 2017
doctor looking at xray
As congressional Republicans continue to work on a repeal and replace plan for the Affordable Care Act, those involved in the health-care industry in Arizona are taking stock of the sector.
Feb. 9, 2017

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