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Winter Olympics Ends; What
The Winter Olympics have come to an end in PyeongChang, South Korea. On Sunday night at the closing ceremonies — the torch was passed to China, which will host the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. But while the world’s attention has been turned to curling and downhill skiing, there’s a lot more to watch for this coming week in international news.
Feb. 26, 2018
Needle Exchanges Not Part Of Regulations Aimed At Curbing Opioid Crisis
The opioid crisis has gained a lot of attention in the 2018 session of the Arizona Legislature. Lawmakers pushed through a host of new laws and regulations at the beginning of the session aimed at curbing the rising number of overdoses, limiting the supply of pills and giving those who are addicted access to treatment.
Feb. 26, 2018
Boas: You
Debate over gun control and gun rights has been front and center since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School earlier this month.
Feb. 26, 2018
Another Court Injunction Sought To Protect DACA Recipients
With no movement in Congress, supporters of undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are continuing their fight in the courts.
Feb. 26, 2018
 Republic
Saturday’s men’s basketball game between the University of Arizona and Oregon was about much more than what happened on the court.
Feb. 26, 2018
The Negative Impact Of Capturing Tropical Fish For Aquariums
If you’ve ever been to an aquarium, you know how beautiful it can be to see the colorful tropical fish up close and personal. But, have you ever thought about how those fish get to that aquarium?
Feb. 26, 2018
 Digital Touch-Screens Display School Information, Ads To Students
Some high schools in Arizona has a new way of getting announcements in front of their students. Digital billboards. Provided by California-based “Skool-Live” they don’t come with a price tag but there is a cost.
Feb. 26, 2018
National College Basketball Scandal Hits UA
The college basketball scandal that’s reached schools including Duke, North Carolina and Michigan State has reached the University of Arizona.
Feb. 26, 2018
California Democratic Convention Highlights Tension In Party
California Democrats held their convention in San Diego over the weekend. The big news out of the convention is longtime Sen. Dianne Feinstein didn’t receive the party’s endorsement.
Feb. 26, 2018
Urban Waterfronts Conference In Yuma A Nod To Conservation Efforts
The Waterfront Center, based in Washington, D.C., honored Yuma with an Excellence on the Waterfront award in 2014. An official said this is one of the reasons the center chose to hold their annual Urban Waterfronts Conference in Yuma.
Feb. 26, 2018
 Mesa Mayor: ASU Is What Downtown Mesa Needs
Mesa Mayor John Giles has been working to get a branch of Arizona State University built in his city’s downtown for years.
Feb. 26, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Continue Discussing Potential Changes To Redistricting Commission
Monday is back to work for state lawmakers, a week after some, at times, heated debate about guns and school safety.
Feb. 26, 2018
Record Number Of AZ High School Students Complete College Courses
More high school students are taking — and excelling — in college courses than ever before. Recently-released data from the College Board shows the class of 2017 took twice as many advanced-placement courses as students in the class of 2007.
Feb. 26, 2018
Supreme Court Rejects Same-Sex Custody Battle
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday morning rejected a Tucson woman's bid to say that gay marriages are not legally the same as others, at least when it comes to divorce.
Feb. 26, 2018
2,700 AZ Kids Got To See
For a large number of Arizona’s lower-income students, tickets to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical "Hamilton" are out of the question.
Feb. 26, 2018
Maricopa County Recorder Moves Ahead To Protect Special Election From Hacking
Maricopa County recorder moves ahead, despite Department of Homeland Security's failure to share voting vulnerability details.
Feb. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Democrats Release Rebuttal To Nunes Memo
After being blocked by President Trump, Democrats released their version of the Nunes memo over the weekend.
Feb. 26, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Try To Save Bill To Help Teachers Pay For Supplies
Two southern Arizona lawmakers are trying to salvage legislation that would help teachers pay for classroom supplies.
Feb. 26, 2018
Chandler Junior High Diversity Forum Seeks To Change Conversation Amid District Criticism
Recently, a video posted to social media over Martin Luther King Day weekend showed junior high students singing racist lyrics. The district said it has not punished the students involved because it happened outside of school.
Feb. 26, 2018
Border Water Summit To Be Held In El Paso
Cities along the U.S.-Mexico border have a water problem, mostly in keeping enough fresh water available for the region. A conference to be held in late February is intended to address the issue.
Feb. 26, 2018

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