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One of the more traditional aspects of the state legislative session will shift into high gear later this week. That’s because it’s the final week for bills to be heard in their committee of origin. So we should see some thinning of the herd.
Feb. 12, 2018
Don Shooter
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors is expected to choose Rep. Don Shooter’s replacement today. The decision will bring some sense of closure to Shooter’s expulsion from the House, which, up to the hours before that historic event, was full of surprises.
Feb. 12, 2018
Donia Jessop
Nearly a dozen city and utility board employees in the small town of Hildale, Utah, have resigned — at least one citing conflict of religion as the reason.
Feb. 12, 2018
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In the U.S., it is hard for teens to encounter homophobia - for kids from other countries it is even more difficult. Philadelphia’s foster care system is working to find healthy homes for LGBTQ kids.
Feb. 12, 2018
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White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter resigned last week after allegations of domestic abuse surfaced from each of his two ex-wives.
Feb. 12, 2018
Don Shooter
The Yuma County Board of Supervisors has named a local farmer to replace a Republican state lawmaker who was expelled following sexual harassment allegations.
Feb. 12, 2018
A bill moving through the Arizona Senate seeks to freeze minimum wage and repeal sick pay.
Feb. 12, 2018
Great Hearts Academies
LGBTQ advocates are optimistic one of Arizona’s largest charter school networks will change its policy for transgender students.
Feb. 12, 2018
Jeff Flake
The federal government passed a $400 billion budget deal after a brief shutdown, it was signed by President Donald Trump Friday morning.
Feb. 12, 2018
"Dragon's teeth" slow the flow of water passing through the Laguna Dam.
We all know Hoover Dam, and you might know about the Imperial or other dams that manage the Colorado River. But the very first completed dam on the Colorado was the Laguna Dam. It diverted water to farm fields in the Yuma Valley.
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix-Mexico Art and Culture Exchange program
For some, artists are just imaginative people. But others see more than that. And one group wants to make them part of the growing trend of doing business with Mexico.
Feb. 12, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park
Local aviation expert Jim Tilmon said it’s hard to give any good analysis of what might have happened in a helicopter crash that killed three people at the Grand Canyon Saturday.
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix Rain Image
A wet work week is headed our way, with up to an inch and a half of rain, and snow in higher elevations.
Feb. 12, 2018
cpr class
A northern Arizona air ambulance service may change how it administers life-saving CPR measures thanks to a new device.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, appeared on NBC’s "Meet The Press" on Sunday. He made comments about immigration, the Rob Porter scandal and Trump's use of the word 'treasonous.'
Feb. 12, 2018
Grand Canyon
As winter winds down in Arizona, so does travel revenue from snowbirds who visit, and that means the state’s biggest export business is doubling down to generate spring and summer dollars.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a new executive order in response to the latest government shutdown.
Feb. 12, 2018
skull valley
Skull Valley was originally settled as those going West came to find metals in the ground. Those mines also helped build the towns, and are long gone - except for one. The changing values of a small town built from the mining industry.
Feb. 12, 2018
Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed under unknown circumstances Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land near Quartermaster Canyon.
Feb. 11, 2018
driving at night
AAA Arizona says its latest study shows that more people than the federal government estimates are driving drowsy, which can be just as dangerous as driving drunk.
Feb. 11, 2018

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