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Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has issued a report reprimanding state and federal authorities for mishandling the case of a migrant girl who died in a shelter last year.
Aug. 10, 2015
Less than 40 percent of private-sector workers in Arizona participate in a retirement plan through their work, and they have an average retirement savings balance of just $23,826, according to a recent report.
Aug. 10, 2015
About three million gallons of wastewater poured into the Animas River last Wednesday after a breach at a defunct gold mine near Silverton, Colorado.
Aug. 10, 2015
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Arizona State University students on the downtown campus now have another way of getting around the area.
Aug. 10, 2015
Arizona is among a group of 13 states asking a federal judge to block a new rule they say gives federal officials jurisdiction over some state waters.
Aug. 10, 2015
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State Health Director Cara Christ is pushing ahead with new rules on the sale of fetal tissue, even though nothing in state law actually prohibits it.
Aug. 10, 2015
10K race
Close to a thousand people made a run for the border this weekend in El Paso, Texas, but none were chased by the Border Patrol. That's because they were running an international race from the United States into Mexico.
Aug. 10, 2015
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ADOT crews are still clearing mud and rocks off the roadway caused by heavy rain over the weekend.
Aug. 10, 2015
A new $39 million dollar data system is expected to save Arizona schools tens of millions of dollars.
Aug. 10, 2015
Photo of the Willow Fire in Arizona.
The Willow Fire, a brush fire in northwest Arizona, has burned over 6,700 acres. Fire officials are confident a large portion of the 1,000 evacuated households in the area will soon be able to return home.
Aug. 10, 2015
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Last month, Navajos passed a referendum that allows for the first time for a non-Navajo speaker to be president.
Aug. 10, 2015
Contaminated water
Contaminated water has been spewing from a Colorado mine site and into a river since late last week. Now, the National Park Service warns the polluted plume could reach Lake Powell early this week.
Aug. 8, 2015
School bus
School has started for several Arizona school districts and some are still scrambling to fill teaching positions.
Aug. 7, 2015
Gwen Ashley Walters is a food journalist for Phoenix Magazine. We met at The Yard on 7th St., between Missouri and Bethany Home in Phoenix.
Aug. 7, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Child Safety is still hitting serious bumps and Director Greg McKay is implementing a new strategic plan and rewriting the department's rules.
Aug. 7, 2015
wild horses
The Tonto National Forest is pulling the reins on a plan to remove dozens of wild horses from its lands.
Aug. 7, 2015
Feral cats
Last June, the city of Tempe started tackling its feral cat problem when it joined forces with the Animal Defense League of Arizona (ADLA). The plan was to trap, neuter and release cats paid for using donations.
Aug. 7, 2015
EPA mine
The Environmental Protection Agency unintentionally released about a million gallons of yellow sludge from a Colorado mine into the Animas River on Thursday. Officials downstream blasted the agency for not initially taking the spill more seriously.
Aug. 7, 2015
Tiny house
You may just be the perfect candidate for a tiny house — and they’re catching on.
Aug. 7, 2015
Complexities around tribal law and U.S. federal law are nothing new, but the recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has led some to call for Congress to potentially step in.
Aug. 7, 2015

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