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Closing the wage gap between men and women has been an important part of the women’s movement since the 1960s, though it has been narrowing in recent years. But it still exists. The Pew Research Center recently found that in 2015, women as a whole — both part-time and full-time workers — made 83 cents to the dollar that men earn.
May. 10, 2017
In what could easily be labeled an “unusual” town hall, Congressman Ruben Gallego, who represents Arizona’s 7th District, stepped into the 2nd District on Tuesday night in southern Arizona as a fill-in of sorts for Rep. Martha McSally. Gallego and McSally are in different parties — and McSally didn’t ask Gallego to make the appearance.
May. 10, 2017
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Cities and towns in Arizona would be required to ask their voters to increase sales taxes only in November of even-numbered years, under a bill approved by state lawmakers in the waning hours of the legislative session.
May. 10, 2017
The shootings began in Phoenix’s Maryvale neighborhood, where several people were gunned down while outside their homes.
May. 10, 2017
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Just three years into his 10-year term, FBI Director James Comey is out. That news rocked Washington and the nation on Tuesday after President Donald Trump delivered a termination letter to Comey.
May. 10, 2017
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Arizona’s senior Sen. John McCain, a frequent GOP critic of President Trump, said he regrets Trump's decision to fire FBI director James Comey.
May. 10, 2017
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On Wednesday, the first of a series of Russian shipments of oil will arrive in Cuba, disrupting what has been traditionally a Cuban-Venezuelan exchange.
May. 10, 2017
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When we bottle things up, we overlook healthy ways to deal with anger and effectively influence behavior.
May. 10, 2017
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On Tuesday, the federal U.S. Court of Appeals overturned the firing of Arizona’s former VA Director Sharon Helman. The court sent the case back to the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board for review and “appropriate action.” Helman was fired from the VA in November 2014.
May. 10, 2017
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Arizona lawmakers are set to adjourn the legislative session with a vote that would extend the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. The legislation is a going home priority for Gov. Doug Ducey.
May. 10, 2017
Maricopa County Community College District board members will soon be voting on whether to move forward with a "district transformation proposal." The board got its first look at the plan at a special hearing Tuesday night.
May. 10, 2017
Arizona Corporation Commission
The Arizona Corporation Commission has ordered a defunct Chandler software startup to pay about half a million dollars in restitution to investors.
May. 10, 2017
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The University of Arizona has removed a fraternity from campus for at least the next four years after allegations of hazing.
May. 10, 2017
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The issue of homelessness touches all our lives – from public policy to our tax dollars, from our neighborhoods to our businesses.
May. 10, 2017
People who used to donate old TVs to non-profits and resale stores are getting a bad reception — no one wants electronics with cathode ray tubes, or CRTs. That’s what makes older TVs and computer monitors so much thicker and heavier than current models.
May. 10, 2017
All six council districts in Peoria will change in some way for the 2018 city council election.
May. 10, 2017
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Tempe’s adobe buildings range from C.T. Hayden House, the Valley’s oldest occupied home built in 1873 to the Sandra Day O’Connor House built in 1959.
May. 10, 2017
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Charlie Levy’s current downtown venues include Valley Bar and Crescent Ballroom. Together, they can hold 800 music fans. His new project, The Van Buren, will hold 1,800.
May. 9, 2017
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Coronado National Forest officials appear ready to move forward on one of two permits for the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains.
May. 9, 2017
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The fire station that housed the Granite Mountain Hotshots is going up for sale. Prescott city officials will sell Station 7 in hopes of putting the money toward an employee retirement program.
May. 9, 2017

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