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Museum Fire: Flagstaff Makes Progress, Braces For Floods
Firefighters battling the Museum Fire burning just north of Flagstaff got some help Wednesday from monsoon rains, a welcome relief from the dry and windy conditions they have been experiencing. But now concerns are turning to potential flooding.
July 25, 2019
Attorneys Push To Put Montgomery On AZ Supreme Court
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's supporters include Attorney General Mark Brnovich, but critics say he won’t treat LGBT people equally under the law.
July 25, 2019
Rules Change For Mexican Elected Governor With U.S. Ties
A Mexican elected governor from a border state with ties to the U.S. Republican party is atypically had his term in office extended. This is raising suspicions that the country's president may also extend his role in office.
July 25, 2019
Rocky Point Cruise Ready To Launch This Winter Despite Unfinished Port
Cruise ships will be launching from Rocky Point in neighboring Sonora, Mexico for the first time this winter. But a long-awaited cruise port in the beach town won’t be finished by the time they set sail.
July 25, 2019
Mexican Business Confederation Concerned With Weapon Trafficking From U.S.
One of the main business organizations in Mexico is concerned with the rising violence and crime indexes in that nation. Their concern is not only with the local the local impact of crime, but also for its ties to the U.S.
July 24, 2019
Judge Blocks Trump Asylum Restrictions At Border
A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new asylum restrictions for immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, marking the latest defeat for a president waging an all-out battle in the courts to stop the flow of migrants into the country.
July 24, 2019
Groups Hope To Open Migrant Shelter In Phoenix Next Week
The group leading an effort to open an overnight shelter for asylum-seeking families dropped off by immigration authorities hopes to start taking people in next week.
July 24, 2019
3 Former UA Deans Settle Lawsuit Vs. Arizona Board Of Regents
Three former University of Arizona college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents. The women alleged they were underpaid.
July 24, 2019
Border Patrol Chief Was Member Of Lewd Facebook Group
The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol told lawmakers Wednesday that she joined a secret Facebook group where agents had hurled abuse at members of Congress and mocked dead migrants to see what personnel said about her.
July 24, 2019
Resident-On-Resident Injuries A Risk In Long-Term Care
A new study has found that older adults who live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities are at risk for fatal injuries, often at the hands of other residents.
July 24, 2019
Community For Adults With Disabilities Turns 1
A lot has happened since First Place, a unique community in downtown Phoenix for people with disabilities, first opened its doors a year ago.
July 24, 2019
Arizona High Court Rejects Removal Of Light Rail Initiative
The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled on the issue of whether an initiative that aims to stop the expansion of the Phoenix light rail system can appear on a special election ballot in August.
July 24, 2019
Arizonans Play Prominent Role In Mueller Hearings
Arizona was well-represented in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to the House Judiciary Committee. Three members of the state’s congressional delegation were given time to speak and ask questions during hearings on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
July 24, 2019
 Study Explains Past Megadroughts, Says Global Warming Could Drive Future Ones
Decade-long “megadroughts” disrupted societies in the American Southwest throughout the late medieval period and threaten to do so again. A new study helps explain why.
July 24, 2019
Florida Appreciates Mexico Tomato Proposal
The July 17 draft deal from Commerce would require inspection of 100 percent of inbound loads of Mexican tomatoes, and substantially increase the floor price for organic varieties.
July 24, 2019
Rain Brings Fire Relief, Flood Concerns To Flagstaff
Monsoon storms arrived Tuesday in Flagstaff dousing the 1,400 acre Museum Fire and helping firefighters reach 10 percent containment.
July 24, 2019
Program Prepares Educators To Teach Native American Art, Culture
One teacher who attended the Institute last year returned to his classroom in Holbrook determined to start a new course on indigenous arts. “I can’t change their history, but I want to change their perspective on what schools can be and what our school can be so that we can better serve them,” said Zak Adams said.
July 24, 2019
WATCH: Mueller Testifies Before Congress
Former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared in two separate hearings before the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
AZ Delegation Plays Big Role
July 24, 2019
USDA: Southwest Monsoon Storms Intensifying Over Time
The same data, which scientists began collecting in 1961, shows the amount of rainstorms annually went up on average 15%.
July 23, 2019
Mexican Economy Keeps Getting Lower Grades
Several financial organizations, including the International Monetary Fund have been lowering ratings and forecasts on Mexico’s economy. The Mexican president says he mistrusts these organizations. But what does the downgrading of Mexico’s economy mean?
July 23, 2019

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