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AMLO Wants Trump At His Inauguration
Andrés Manuel López Obrador or “AMLO,” Mexico’s elected president, plans to invite U.S. President Donald Trump to his inauguration. But not everyone in Mexico likes the idea.
Jul. 9, 2018
Phoenix Seniors Face Possible Relocation
On the edge of the Roosevelt Arts District sits a city-owned complex built for people 55 and older. The need for more affordable housing could lead to some low-income seniors being forced to move.
Jul. 9, 2018
SRP Reports Highest Electricity Usage So Far In 2018
If you found yourself cranking up the air conditioning last week, you weren’t the only one. Kathleen Mascareñas with SRP said last week, the electrical utility company hit its highest usage this year.
Jul. 8, 2018
Flake Meets With NATO Leaders Concerned About Trump
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake recently attended meetings with leaders of several NATO allies. Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, Flake said some leaders in Europe were concerned after President Donald Trump said NATO countries need to increase defense spending.
Jul. 8, 2018
La Paz County Jail Revenue Surges
Jail revenue has surged in La Paz County by more than a million dollars. The rural western county is housing inmates from other jurisdictions, most of them immigrants in the country illegally.
Jul. 8, 2018
Do Summer Travelers Prefer Traditional Over Sharing Services?
Despite people being more familiar with sharing economy services, a new survey finds some summer travelers prefer traditional services.
Jul. 8, 2018
Salvation Army Brings Water To Residents In Southeast Valley
Some southeast Valley residents served by Johnson Utilities have complained of issues with the pressure and quality of their water. The Salvation Army’s Nancy Dihle says, as a result, the organization is bringing cases of water to those who have been affected.
Jul. 7, 2018
Congressman Grijalva Visits Shelter For Migrant Children In Tucson
U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva visited the Southwest Key Programs shelter in Tucson Friday. This is where 79 children are being held who were separated from their families at the border.
Jul. 7, 2018
Ducey Speaks At Arizona National Guard Deployment Ceremony
The Arizona National Guard’s only infantry battalion is being deployed overseas for the first time in 10 years. Gov. Doug Ducey spoke at a deployment ceremony Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe.
Jul. 7, 2018
Scientists Spot Newborn Planet For First Time
More than two decades after the discovery of the first planet outside of Earth’s solar system, scientists have captured the first confirmed image of a newborn world.
Jul. 7, 2018
New Mexican President Meets With Business Groups
Investors and business groups on both sides of the border are eager to hear details on what will be the business environment during the administration of Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Jul. 7, 2018
Judge Wants List Of Migrant Kids Under 5 Still Separated
A federal judge in California has given President Donald Trump’s administration until 5 p.m. Saturday to come up with a list of all children under age five who still need to be reunited with their migrant parents.
Jul. 7, 2018
UA Lab Develops Unique Lung Model
A lab at the University of Arizona is developing an innovative model to study pulmonary diseases.
Jul. 7, 2018
Stolen DPS Vehicle Recovered But Weapons Inside Still Missing
A state police vehicle that was stolen in Glendale has been recovered – but the guns that were inside are still missing.
Jul. 6, 2018
Gilbert Approves More Repairs For Closed Baseball Park
Gilbert closed Elliot District Park, formerly known as Big League Dreams, one year ago this week. The town council recently approved another round of repairs—$2.6 million will fund fixes for the park’s ball fields, restaurants, dugouts and batting cages.
Jul. 6, 2018
Highest Low Temperature On Record For July 6
The low temperature in Phoenix this morning was 94 degrees. Mark O'Malley with the National Weather Service said if that holds through midnight, it will set a record for the warmest low temperature on record for July 6.
Jul. 6, 2018
Falling Vaccination Coverage Worries Public Health Officials
For the second year in a row, the number of Arizona children claiming vaccination exemptions rose.
Jul. 6, 2018
Exhibit Celebrating Female Artists Opens At Phoenix Art Museum
The Phoenix Art Museum has a new exhibition opening Friday, but it’s not bringing in a new collection or artist.
Jul. 6, 2018
ASU Student Interns In D.C. With Program
Though debate has swelled in recent years over unpaid internships for college students, a lot of opportunities for students looking to get some experience on Capitol Hill still fall squarely in that category.
Jul. 6, 2018
Birth Rates Plunge In Arizona
The birth rate in Arizona has taken a plunge over the past decade or so. Last year, there were nearly 81,000 births here while in 2007, there were about 103,000.
Jul. 6, 2018

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