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A federal judge will allow a challenge to Arizona’s civil asset forfeiture law to go forward. The statute allows law enforcement agencies to profit from items they seize.
Aug. 22, 2017
arizona farm bureau
And the debate over visas for guest workers also extends to the lettuce fields of Yuma where President Trump is set to appear this morning. The president will be in the southern Arizona city to talk about immigration enforcement and inspect the Predator drone, but many of those in the agriculture industry there hope he also takes a look at their needs.
Aug. 22, 2017
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In an address to the nation, President Trump announced he would be sending more American troops to fight in Afghanistan, the longest military conflict the U.S. has ever been involved in.
Aug. 22, 2017
Joe Arpaio
The White House says there will be no pardon for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced at the president’s rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night.
Aug. 22, 2017
Marine Corps Air Station Yuma
Before President Donald Trump's rally in Phoenix Tuesday, he stopped in Yuma to shore up support to fund his proposed border wall. It is the first presidential visit to the city in more than a decade.
Aug. 22, 2017
The U.S. Department of State has updated its travel warnings to Mexico, and some tourist attractions and the neighboring state of Sonora made it onto the list.
Aug. 22, 2017
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The Arizona Game and Fish department has cleared three lakes to once again host fishing tournaments following a decline in levels of golden algae.
Aug. 22, 2017
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A U.S. District Court Judge has approved a challenge to Arizona's forfeiture laws that could change the rules for law enforcement statewide relying on those funds.
Aug. 22, 2017
Local nurseries are growing along with the economy, but have trouble getting labor to keep up with demand. The federal government's response is to bring more temporary visa workers for those companies that can't find Americans willing to do the work.
Aug. 22, 2017
Family members of the head of the Sinaloa Cartel have been arrested recently in Mexico City and on the Arizona border.
Aug. 22, 2017
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Phoenix’s Police Chief said there have been no credible threats to suggest downtown businesses should close ahead of President Trump’s rally Tuesday night, but several restaurants and the county court system plan to shut their doors early.
Aug. 22, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
The number of protesters expected at President Trump’s campaign rally today is expected to match or outnumber his supporters.
Aug. 22, 2017
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President Trump heads to Phoenix Tuesday for a campaign-style rally. This will be Trump’s first trip back to Arizona since the election. It will also be the president’s first time in front of a crowd since deadly violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month at a white supremacist rally.
Aug. 22, 2017
Road closures will go into effect around the convention center in the afternoon, at Monroe Street from Second to Seventh street. Third and Fifth street on that block will be closed as well.
Aug. 21, 2017
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As we saw last week in Barcelona, and we’ve seen in other cities, terrorists seem to have shifted tactics somewhat, and now favor ramming cars into people as at least one way to attack. But how new is this, and what can law enforcement — and the rest of us — do to prevent these kinds of attacks?
Aug. 21, 2017
You’ve probably see Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center as you drive by 44th and Van Buren streets. The space houses a grocery store, restaurants and small businesses — and now, many empty storefronts. In June, True North Companies purchased the site. The redevelopment has spurred concern among Chinese-American residents in the Valley.
Aug. 21, 2017
In some parts of the Valley, it seems like you can’t turn around without seeing an apartment building being constructed. But not everyone can afford the rising cost to rent here. For those people, there are government housing programs to help subsidize rent. But a new project from The Arizona Republic shows there’s a large group of people stuck in the middle.
Aug. 21, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
President Trump will be addressing the nation tonight about the future of American involvement in Afghanistan, and in Iraq government forces are on the second day of an offensive to retake the city of Tal Afar from Islamic State militants.
Aug. 21, 2017
Boy playing video games
If you’ve got a kid headed toward those tween or teen years, you may intimately know the “Let’s Play” phenomenon, where viewers — like your kids — watch people play video games online. Chester King, the CEO of the British eSports Association, is behind a push to get eSports into the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Aug. 21, 2017
Anne Makepeace
The first iteration of tribal courts in the U.S. came late in the 19th century when they were established by the Interior Department. But the greater progress emerged in 1934 with the implementation of the Indian Reorganization Act. A documentary called "Tribal Justice" focuses on a pair of tribal court Chief Judges currently serving in California.
Aug. 21, 2017

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