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The Takeaway: How Legal Gun Owners Fuel Violent Crime
Every two minutes, a gun is stolen in America. A new report argues that "American gun owners, preoccupied with self-defense, are inadvertently arming the very criminals they fear."
Nov. 21, 2017
Police Chief Loses Gun, Needs Public
Prescott Valley's police chief has lost his gun and now needs the public's help finding it.
Nov. 21, 2017
Arizona Snowbowl Near Flagstaff To Open Limited Runs
Operators of the Arizona Snowbowl ski area says they'll open the slopes on Tuesday after a couple of delays caused by warm weather.
Nov. 21, 2017
State Attorney: Fired DES Executives Have No Libel Case
An attorney for the state of Arizona said there is no libel case for two fired executives from the Department of Economic Security.
Nov. 21, 2017
Urban Sprawl: Tucson Residents Oppose Fry
A change in zoning laws passed by the Arizona state legislature is causing anger among some Tucson residents when it comes to building a new Fry’s supermarket.
Nov. 21, 2017
RVs Use Up In Younger Demographic
Forget staycations, glamping and even couchsurfing. Turns out, more people at younger ages are spending time and money in recreational vehicles.
Nov. 21, 2017
Enrollment In Tech Education Courses Doubles At Public Schools
High school students with trade skills like carpentry, welding and electrical work are in high demand these days. Some Valley contractors are so desperate for qualified employees they’re offering many kids both a job and funding for college as soon as they graduate. And all of that opportunity is starting to catch kids’ attention.
Nov. 21, 2017
Two Arizona Police Departments Get DOJ Funding For New Hires
Two Arizona police departments are getting $250,000 each from the federal government. The money will be used to hire more officers.
Nov. 21, 2017
Arizona Game And Fish Offers Reward For Information On Poached Elk
The illegal killing of a cow elk in a rural part of Central Arizona has the Arizona Game and Fish Department asking the public for help.
Nov. 21, 2017
 Mexico, U.S. Plan To Create Energy Block
Mexico and the U.S. are planning to create a cross border energy relationship that ultimately will eliminate both countries dependence on the rest of the world for oil, electricity and natural gas.
Nov. 20, 2017
How Phoenix Is Turning Contaminated Land Into Farms
Earlier this year, Phoenix celebrated the opening of its first "Brownfields to Healthfields" project. Brownfields are often abandoned or closed properties that are overlooked for development because of contamination concerns. They can include former gas stations, landfills and manufacturing facilities.
Nov. 20, 2017
 New Tucson Law Makes It Easier For Rezoning To Pass
Sometimes the details of city planning and zoning can feel tedious, but they often have a big impact on our neighborhoods. Right now there’s a controversy playing out in east Tucson about exactly this.
Nov. 20, 2017
 Historian:
In the 1960s, President Lyndon Johnson initiated “The Great Society” campaign, a set of domestic programs with the goal of eliminating poverty and racial injustice.
Nov. 20, 2017
 How Did Wikileaks Become Associated With Russian Intelligence?
The American intelligence community has high confidence that there’s a link between Russian intelligence and outlets associated with hacked emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, including Wikileaks. But how did Wikileaks become associated with a foreign government in the first place?
Nov. 20, 2017
Union: Murdered Border Patrol Agent In Texas Had Been Assaulted
Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were assaulted Sunday and one died of his injuries, an agency union official now says.
Nov. 20, 2017
 Verdict Expected In Trial Over Massacre Of Muslims In Sarajevo
Twenty-two years ago, Europe watched as 8,000 Muslims were massacred in the siege of Sarajevo. This week, the verdict against the man responsible for those war crimes is expected after a years-long trial in The Hague.
Nov. 20, 2017
Republic Advocates Gun-Law Change Supported By Sen. Flake
Renewed debate over changing gun laws in the U.S. seems to have gathered steam in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas.
Nov. 20, 2017
 Mail Slowdown Affected DACA Renewal Applications
More than 130,000 DACA applications made their way through the mail before the Oct. 5 deadline. This month it came to light that at least 4,000 of those applications were rejected for missing the deadline.
Nov. 20, 2017
Experts Concerned With Trump Administration
In an attempt to examine prospective immigrants for their risk of committing terrorist acts, the Trump administration has solicited technology firms to develop software using artificial intelligence to perform this task.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona Climatologists Recommend Extension Of Drought Declaration
Despite a few sprinkles here and there around the Valley on Friday morning, the official rain gauge at Sky Harbor Airport hasn’t seen precipitation since late August.
Nov. 20, 2017

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