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Congress is facing a deadline to pass a new federal budget, but the fight over the president's border wall could result in a government shutdown.
Apr. 24, 2017
Tucson Memorial
One state representative from the town of Hereford, Arizona is blocking national and local efforts to honor the six who died in Tucson during an attempted assassination on Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords in 2011.
Apr. 24, 2017
horse
There are tens of thousands of domestically owned horses in Arizona. In 2001, there were more than 170,000, according to a study from the Arizona Horse Council. While most are loved, some are not so lucky.
Apr. 24, 2017
death chamber
The Trump administration will not allow Arizona to import drugs that the state says it needs to execute inmates on death row.
Apr. 24, 2017
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There are indications that Arizona’s travel and tourism industry is off to a record start in 2017.
Apr. 24, 2017
Solar Panel
Could the Trump administration’s plans for a border wall be turned into a project providing security, jobs and clean energy?
Apr. 24, 2017
Arizona will soon adopt a new system to determine how well their public schools are performing. State officials have been considering several A-F models over the last few months. The state board of education is expected to make their final decision on which one to use Monday morning.
Apr. 24, 2017
A man who fought the city over his downtown parking lot – and won millions - now wants to build a parking garage at the high-profile corner at Jefferson and First Streets.
Apr. 24, 2017
books phoenix library
A new machine could change the way books are handled at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix.
Apr. 24, 2017
Animal abuse concerns have Mohave County leaders willing to consider a ban on traveling circuses with wild and exotic animals, but not rodeos.
Apr. 24, 2017
New numbers are out from the Arizona Farm Bureau, but they have nothing to do with new production. It’s part of a research project in partnership with the University of Arizona to monitor and debunk misinformation.
Apr. 24, 2017
wheelchair user
Senate Bill 1406 was supposed to be a compromise between the disability and business communities. But language was added that drastically changed the bill, upsetting many within the disability community. And last week it was signed into law.
Apr. 24, 2017
Public schools in Arizona are not allowed to have inhalers on-hand to treat students experiencing an asthma attack. But that’s about to change.
Apr. 24, 2017
The City of Phoenix announced its expanding its bike share program. The city council approved the expansion early last week.
Apr. 24, 2017
bernie sanders
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted to drum up support for the Democratic Party in Mesa on Friday night.
Apr. 21, 2017
tillman
This Saturday, 28,000 people will show up at Arizona State University to run a race that honors Pat Tillman, the professional football player and ASU grad killed by friendly fire.
Apr. 21, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by former lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copperstate Consulting, and former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes. We also got a legislative update from Alia Rau of The Arizona Republic.
Apr. 21, 2017
U.S. Quad Rugby Association
With teams of four competing against each other, the competition in wheelchair rugby is fierce. And many of the nation’s best squads are in the Valley this weekend for the United States Quad Rugby Association National Tournament. It’s being held at Ability360 in Phoenix.
Apr. 21, 2017
Business owners and residents in South Phoenix are vowing to hold city leaders accountable over the light rail’s impact on their community. The city council approved a plan this week to help businesses in the path of the five-mile extension along Central Avenue.
Apr. 21, 2017
Soap
Tom Kiefer is a photographer who lives in Ajo, near the border in southern Arizona. He was working as a janitor at U.S. Customs and Border Patrol when he began collecting items.
Apr. 21, 2017

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