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President Donald Trump said Tuesday in Phoenix his administration will probably end up terminating NAFTA. But, at the same time, other prominent Arizonans were arriving in Mexico City to pursue the opposite.
Aug. 24, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
A Navajo coal mine in New Mexico just bought two new locomotives to deliver coal from the mine to the Four Corners Power Plant. The purchase demonstrates an investment in coal by the Navajo government at a time when natural gas has become the preferred low-cost energy source.
Aug. 24, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says none of the 27 monuments under review should be eliminated but a “handful” should be changed.
Aug. 24, 2017
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
The Frida and Diego exhibit at the Heard Museum has extended its run until Labor Day, which means the museum has a hit on their hands. But what goes into selecting and promoting a popular museum show?
Aug. 24, 2017
Amazon
You can get pretty much anything on Amazon — books, electronics, diapers — you name it, you can probably buy it. But now, there are reports the world’s biggest online retailer is looking to add another offering: event tickets.
Aug. 24, 2017
Lauren-Brooke Eisen
Last month, CoreCivic, formerly Corrections Corporation of America, announced it’d close one of its Central New Mexico jails. Meanwhile, this spring, Mesa agreed to contract with CoreCivic to operate its city jails. In addition, the company operates seven private prisons in Arizona.
Aug. 24, 2017
A dreamer who claims to have been wrongfully deported may get his day in court sooner than expected. For the latest on this, I got a hold of Kristina Davis, a reporter with the San Diego Tribune who has been in court watching the proceedings.
Aug. 24, 2017
One of those people weighing in on NAFTA renegotiations is Shane Burgess, dean of the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Aug. 24, 2017
milk bottles being filled
Listen to the sounds of Kevin Danzeisen filling milk bottles at Danzeisen Dairy.
Aug. 24, 2017
When was the last time you went to see your primary care doctor? For a lot of us, it might have been a while.
Aug. 24, 2017
Turning now to another perspective on this issue of Confederate Monuments is Tate Walker, a local indigenous activist.
Aug. 24, 2017
Trump Rally
Many in the community are still reeling from the president’s visit to the Valley on Tuesday, and the mostly peaceful protests outside that ended with tear gas and flash bangs being deployed on the crowd. ASU criminology professor Ed Maguire was there at the protests observing with a team of researchers.
Aug. 24, 2017
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One of President Trump’s main talking points on the campaign trail was the issue of trade, and specifically the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which came into effect in 1994 and reshaped the economies of Mexico, Canada, and the U.S.
Aug. 24, 2017
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Should children be allowed to vote? Hear a debate that may surprise you.
Aug. 24, 2017
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A historian argues that there are four periods in which Confederate statues were erected, each with their own intent and purpose.
Aug. 24, 2017
wildfire
Through mid-August, more than 6 million acres had burned in the United States this year because of wildfires.
Aug. 24, 2017
Voters may find better satisfaction weighing in on public policy at the reprecincting levels where changes hit closer to home.
Aug. 24, 2017
The number of boys playing high school football in Arizona dropped 15 percent in the past year, in line with a national decrease. In the 2016/2017 school year, 17,761 Arizona boys played high school football.
Aug. 24, 2017
Trump Rally
The ACLU of Arizona said Phoenix police used excessive crowd-control methods after Tuesday’s protest turned unruly following a rally by President Donald Trump.
Aug. 24, 2017
DACA
An attorney for the Maricopa County Community Colleges is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to reject an appellate court ruling in which so-called Dreamers can no longer receive in state tuition.
Aug. 24, 2017

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