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Gosar Understands McCain’s View On Budget Deal, But Still Votes Against It
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, who voted against the budget deal which faces a key tally in the United States Senate on Tuesday, is refusing to criticize Sen. John McCain who has said he will vote for the compromise legislation.
Dec. 17, 2013
1,200 CPS Cases Assigned, 451 Children Have Been Seen
The head of a new team investigating more than 6,000 cases of child abuse and neglect that fell through the cracks says headway is being made.
Dec. 17, 2013
Better Odds: Mega Millions Or Asteroid?
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is close to $600 million for Tuesday's drawing.
Dec. 16, 2013
 Immigration Reform
Nationally known immigration experts and advocates came to Tempe, Ariz. over the weekend to participate in a formal debate. They also weighed in on the prospects of Congress passing immigration reform in 2014.
Dec. 16, 2013
 Explosion At Júarez Candy Factory Ruled Accidental
Mexican authorities have ruled that a deadly explosion at a candy factory in Ciudad Juárez two months ago was accidental.
Dec. 16, 2013
Schweikert Believes Congress May Address Immigration Reform
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert said there may be a chance that Congress will address immigration reform next year.
Dec. 16, 2013
Glendale Chosen to Host Game
The management committee for the new College Football Playoff system has picked University of Phoenix stadium for its 2016 national championship game.
Dec. 16, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Hear Skywalk Appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from the Nevada developer who built the Grand Canyon Skywalk on the Hualapai Reservation in northwestern Arizona.
Dec. 16, 2013
 Colorado River Users Talk Resource Constraints
The Colorado River Water Users Association met in Las Vegas this week to discuss how to deal with some of the lowest water levels on record. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke to the group Friday.
Dec. 16, 2013
 Texas Takes New Mexico To Supreme Court Over Water
Thirsty Texas is looking to its neighbor states for water. Oklahoma has been the target of Texas water grabs and now the Lone Star State is looking to the Land of Enchantment.
Dec. 16, 2013
High Demand, Strong Supply Drive New Mexico
New Mexico has a drug problem. The state routinely holds close to the top position nationally for overdose deaths. No one has a clear reason why – some say poverty or unemployment, or easy access to drugs along distribution routes north.
Dec. 16, 2013
Kelley, Giffords Discouraged By Lack Of Progress On Gun Control Legislation
Former astronaut Mark Kelley used the anniversary of the Newtown shootings this weekend to speak out about the lack of progress on gun control in Congress.
Dec. 16, 2013
Courts Debate DREAMers, Driver’s Licenses
A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Governor Brewer that denies driver’s licenses to those in the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA.)
Dec. 16, 2013
McCain Joins Protestors In Kiev
Arizona Senator John McCain joined anti-government protesters in Ukraine over the weekend to support their European ambitions and threatening sanctions against the country’s government, should it use additional violence to disperse the protesters.
Dec. 16, 2013
Valley Teachers Don’t Fear Safety
Saturday is the one year anniversary of the mass shooting in Connecticut, when 20 children and six staff members were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. With the memory still fresh in Arizona, students and teachers here have mixed opinions about the potential for gun violence at school.
Dec. 14, 2013
 Mountain Lions, Bighorn Sheep Die In Effort To Restore Nature
Last November, Arizona wildlife officials began a program to re-introduce bighorn sheep to the Santa Catalina mountains north of Tucson. Thirty-one of the iconic animals were trucked in from a wilderness area, fitted with tracking devices and offloaded into the mountains. But shortly thereafter, another iconic creature, the native mountain lion, stalked and killed two of the bighorns. Then those mountain lions were shot and killed by Arizona Game and Fish.
Dec. 13, 2013
Two Arizona Bus Companies Closed
Two Arizona bus companies are out of business because of a federal investigation into motor coach safety.
Dec. 13, 2013
Gustavo Arellano To Address ASU
Next Wednesday, Arizona State University will hold its Hispanic convocation, and the address will be given by a journalist who is best known for his nationally-sydnicated "Ask a Mexican" column.
Dec. 13, 2013
Helping The Downtown Phoenix Homeless Population
The assumption used to be that every community was going to have a chronically homeless population. How could you possibly get people off the streets?
Dec. 13, 2013
Arizona
Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan will have its first day in court Friday afternoon.
Dec. 13, 2013

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