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Arizona DPS
An Arizona officer who was a firearms instructor for the state police department has been charged with theft and weapons misconduct. Investigators found eight of the agency's "flash bang" grenades at his home.
Dec. 22, 2017
Researchers at the University of Arizona and Illinois Institute of Technology are studying more reliable methods than GPS for autonomous vehicles.
Dec. 22, 2017
Mexico has a new law to facilitate its military’s actions against organized crime. However, its detractors fear the new law would allow the militarization of the country. On Thursday, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed the so-called Law of Internal Security but said he will wait for the Supreme Court’s rule determining its constitutionality before he enacts it.
Dec. 22, 2017
Martha McSally
Congresswoman Martha McSally is one of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's key recruits in the battle for control of the senate in 2018. The comments came as a surprise because McSally hasn't officially jumped into the race yet.
Dec. 22, 2017
The Phoenix Rescue Mission has opened a new restaurant in downtown Phoenix. On the surface, it’s a normal cafe, serving southwestern style breakfast and lunch. But behind the counter, the staff is largely comprised of folks trying to overcome homelessness, addiction and trauma in order to make a new beginning.
Dec. 22, 2017
Knowing ourselves well can be quite a challenge. Maybe friends label you an introvert, but you’re absolutely certain you’re an extrovert. And how much do those labels really mean?
Dec. 22, 2017
North Korean fishing boats have been turning up off the coast of Japan over the past several months; many of these boats have dead bodies aboard. To find out what’s going on, The Show's Mark Brodie is joined by George Lopez, professor emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame.
Dec. 22, 2017
Authorities have identified a 73-year-old charity worker as the person killed in an explosion that shook buildings in downtown Phoenix Thursday morning.
Dec. 22, 2017
This year the Hallmark Channel began airing its lineup of 21 new Christmas movies in October. With titles like "Christmas Getaway," "Christmas Connection" and "A Christmas Next Door," they’ve become a ratings gold mine for the cable channel.
Dec. 22, 2017
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Reporter Lidia Jean Kott explores the roots of the word "antifa" and how the movement came to America.
Dec. 22, 2017
As of four years ago, according to ESPN, fewer than 25 Division I schools had a full-time licensed mental health practitioner in their athletic departments. That figure has improved to 39 percent, but a critical gap still remains.
Dec. 22, 2017
Solar Panel
The last decade as seen increased interest in renewable energy; in the west, it was mainly solar and wind. And that created an opportunity, but it also created challenges.
Dec. 22, 2017
Livestock officers in Arizona are getting training in the use of nalaxone, which is used to reverse opioid overdoses. Here to talk about how effective this new strategy may be is Dan Derksen, a family physician and director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona College of Public Health.
Dec. 22, 2017
DHS Office of Inspector General
In the spring of this year, Homeland Security floated the idea of deterring illegal immigration with a new, harsh policy: separate parents from their children when they are caught at the border. Now the idea has come back and ICE has signed off on it.
Dec. 22, 2017
It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment. Joining us to talk about Jeff Flake’s DACA deal and a new entrant in the race to succeed Trent Franks are Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and Lawrence Robinson, a governing board member in Roosevelt School District.
Dec. 22, 2017
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Congress pledged to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program, which serves 9 million children, before the end of the year. That now appears increasingly unlikely.
Dec. 22, 2017
Hickman's Family Farms faces lawsuits from neighbors who are hoping to get relief from living near a relatively new chicken facility which houses 4 million hens. And they are asking the judge to say they're operating legally.
Dec. 22, 2017
Wildflowers
The 2018 wildflower season is expected to be more subdued than previous years. A dry fall season is to blame.
Dec. 22, 2017
Two state lawmakers hope to do what has proven politically impossible for decades: Convince colleagues to consider prison sentencing reform for non-violent offenders.
Dec. 22, 2017
Wild burros at the Black Mountain HMA
There are too many wild horses and burros on Western range land, according to the federal government. So far, the main strategy to control the population has been “roundups:” corralling the animals and taking them to large ranches to live, all at government expense. Horse and burro people hope to shift to another strategy: birth control.
Dec. 22, 2017

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