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Jeff Flake
The intense, emotional protests related to the Senate’s proposed health-care reform continued on Monday afternoon in Washington, D.C. One of the most involved was outside the office of Sen. Jeff Flake. Megan Janetsky of the Walter Cronkite School’s Washington, D.C., bureau covered the Flake protests.
Jul. 11, 2017
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) is looking for a new contractor to design a type of natural-gas generator to support renewable energy. TEP has a goal to deliver at least 30 percent of its power from renewable resources by 2030.
Jul. 11, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city."
Jul. 11, 2017
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U.S. history didn’t begin with the age of color in our films and on our television shows, though sometimes it may seem that way. A new series on the Smithsonian Channel called "America in Color" re-imagines decades of U.S. history, from the 1920s through the '60s, with colorized footage.
Jul. 11, 2017
Burro Fire
When wildfire season hits, the headlines seem to be all about evacuations and firefighters’ containment efforts and how many homes have been destroyed. But after the fire, there are more long-term effects on our environment that we don’t always talk about.
Jul. 11, 2017
health
The future of the Senate’s health-care reform plan is deeply in doubt. That’s due, at least in part, to a broad variety of GOP senators finding something to dislike. We talked more about that with Jon Ralston, editor of The Nevada Independent and a longtime political analyst in that state.
Jul. 11, 2017
Barry Hess
A federal judge has upheld a state law that increases the number of signatures Libertarian candidates need to collect to get on the ballot — in some cases, more than 20 times the old requirement.
Jul. 11, 2017
southwestern willow flycatcher
Riparian habitats are less than five percent of the southwestern landscape, but support more than 40 percent of all the bird species found here.
Jul. 11, 2017
Winds gusted to nearly 70 miles per hour causing downed power lines and construction damage in and around the Gold Canyon community east of metro Phoenix last night.
Jul. 11, 2017
medical insurance form
This week, Republicans in Congress will try to rally votes behind a bill that proposes major changes to the way Americans get health care and how much they pay. In Arizona, many thousands could be affected. Use this Q&A to explore how the bill would affect you.
Jul. 11, 2017
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is one of the few cabinet holdovers from the Obama administration.
Jul. 11, 2017
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Emails seem to show that Donald Trump Jr. was told beforehand that the information a Russian lawyer had was part of the Kremlin's efforts to damage Hillary Clinton.
Jul. 11, 2017
Kyle Mitchell
Kyle Mitchell has an 8-year-old son. One day he was playing with his son, and his son asked him why he had such soft hands.
Jul. 11, 2017
Tzompantli
The capital of Mexico has been built in layers for centuries, and underneath its modern skyscrapers and historical buildings rest plenty of ruins. The past few days have been significant for those who work to unearth the buried history.
Jul. 11, 2017
Jeff Flake
One of the nation’s leading gay rights group’s will spend $26-million targeting GOP senators, including Arizona's Jeff Flake.
Jul. 11, 2017
A federal judge rejects Libertarian Party arguments voters' constitutional rights are violated by Republican angled law.
Jul. 11, 2017
Truck at Mexico port
Arizona is finding itself in the middle of a race for an increase in shipping revenue from Mexico. The neighboring state of Sonora is preparing for a massive round of new trade with China. At the same time, Texas is competing for Arizona's most popular trade routes into northern Mexico.
Jul. 11, 2017
Two Arizona-based entrepreneurs are launching a new venture capital firm that focuses on technology startups. They believe Phoenix and Arizona are not keeping up with other states and regions across the country with investing in intellectual capital.
Jul. 10, 2017
The Senate replacement for the Affordable Care Act would have a particularly devastating impact on the Latino community. On Monday, Rep. Ruben Gallego joined leaders of advocacy groups at the National Council of La Raza conference in Phoenix to denounce the legislation.
Jul. 10, 2017
Burro Fire
A handful of fire burning near Black Canyon City and Tucson have consumed almost 64,000 acres combined.
Jul. 10, 2017

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