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New reports show that as soon as President Trump took office, he and his administration moved quickly to try to lift economic sanctions and normalize relations with Russia.
Jun. 5, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
Politicians have used the "Friday News Dump" to bury bad press for years. But as CNN's Tom LoBianco explains, we have entered a new era: the "Perpetual News Dump."
Jun. 5, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board has a new President. Board members unanimously elected Laurin Hendrix in a special meeting Saturday.
Jun. 5, 2017
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The United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Bahrain, and Libya have severed ties with Qatar.
Jun. 5, 2017
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On Saturday, three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before getting out at a nearby nightspot and attacking civilians. Seven died, and dozens were hospitalized in the attack.
Jun. 5, 2017
An Arizona Congressman is asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services department to fire its regional director over Lake Havasu wake rules.
Jun. 5, 2017
Cruise Ship
Governors north and south of the Arizona-Mexico border signed a deal to invest in a cruise ship port of entry at Rocky Point.
Jun. 5, 2017
University of Arizona
A University of Arizona scientist will be one of the first to analyze asteroid samples brought to Earth as part of a university-led space mission.
Jun. 5, 2017
Park Ranger Cody Huggins at Camelback Mountain
Phoenix council members are scheduled to give tentative approval to a new budget this week. Between general, enterprise and special revenue funds, the city’s proposed budget for 2017-18 tops $4 billion.
Jun. 5, 2017
Despite big name retailers closing hundreds of stores, one local expert says the big box era is not dead – at least not in the Valley.
Jun. 5, 2017
A crumbling concrete dome near Casa Grande
Built in 1982, they were meant to be the headquarters for an electronics manufacturer, but have since become a magnet for photographers, artists and hooligans. The domes might not be an icon much longer.
Jun. 5, 2017
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Atlanta-based United Parcel Service has announced plans for a new processing hub along Loop 303 in Goodyear, and the City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on a job creation agreement with the company.
Jun. 5, 2017
Flagstaff Airport
The Federal Aviation Administration awarded Flagstaff airport a $7.8 million grant to restore the small hub’s more than 8,000-foot runway.
Jun. 5, 2017
Mesa recently held a groundbreaking to celebrate a new project downtown. It’s designed to provide housing to struggling artists and space for the growing arts community.
Jun. 3, 2017
An Arizona regulator would like a rate case for the state’s largest utility to be put on hold. Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns made that emergency request on Friday. Writing that the commission faces unprecedented problems and cascading legal violations, Burns urged the administrative judge overseeing Arizona Public Service’s rate case to halt all proceedings.
Jun. 3, 2017
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Google trends says online dating peaks every six months during the holiday season and right about now early summer. But, according to one writer, overall enthusiasm with the whole thing just isn’t what it used to be.
Jun. 2, 2017
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When you buy gas at the pump, there’s a little sticker there that you might not ever have noticed. It says how much you’ll be charged for our state’s gas tax. The money, for the most part, goes back into our roads.
Jun. 2, 2017
Demetri Martin
Lots of comedians have made the jump into movies. And lots of comedians have dealt with death in their comedy. But fewer have made their first movie about grief. With his new film “Dean,” comedian Demetri Martin is doing just that. He calls it a comedy about a tragedy with autobiographical roots.
Jun. 2, 2017
Route 66 sign
Route 66 is an important part of the history of Arizona — and the other states the so-called “Mother Road” swung through beginning in 1926. There’s legislation being considered in Congress now that, if successful, would designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail.
Jun. 2, 2017
Immigration Visa application
The long-running debate over what to do about undocumented immigrants currently in the U.S. — and those who may be trying to illegally enter the country now and in the future — has been taken up at least a notch or two by the Trump administration’s proposed enforcement changes.
Jun. 2, 2017

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