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The U.S. Treasury Department froze the assets Wednesday of a Mexican drug trafficking ring that is accused of selling heroin in the United States.
May. 25, 2017
wild horses
Trump budget proposes the United States will save $10 million rounding up and selling wild horses across Southwest states.
May. 25, 2017
Tom Horne
Arizona Supreme Court expects to rule on former A.G. Tom Horne's appeal in campaign finance scheme.
May. 25, 2017
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AARP launched a new ad campaign this week targeting several U.S. Republican Senators, including Jeff Flake. Their message is simple: vote no on the American Health Care Act.
May. 25, 2017
A partial victory for some Phoenix residents who’ve been pushing city leaders to pay back money taken from a parks fund to bail out city-owned golf courses.
May. 25, 2017
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Since the 1990s, co-ops have operated in remote parts of the state, sending teachers, materials and equipment out to the visually impaired students who need them.
May. 25, 2017
 Tent City Jail
On Wednesday, the tents were disrobed of their green canvas coverings and their metal skeletons were dismantled.
May. 25, 2017
Last week, a federal appeals court struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule that required hobbyist drone owners to register their craft. Now, one agency is worried the ruling could hamper efforts to keep drones away from forest fires.
May. 24, 2017
An independent employment law firm says it found no evidence of forgery or email monitoring at the Maricopa County Community College District. But the investigation did reveal “serious departmental issues within the district.”
May. 24, 2017
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Coconino National Forest officials are allowing the Snake Ridge Fire to grow, removing dead wood and other fuel. Brady Smith with the U.S. Forest Service says firefighters are allowing the fire to move across the landscape, keeping it suppressed in some areas and letting it burn in others.
May. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular sites in the world for tourists to gaze at and take photos of. But the Canyon is also a place that has great religious meaning for people known as young earth creationists, and one man, Andrew Snelling, is suing park officials and the Interior Department.
May. 24, 2017
drone
A federal court in Washington, D.C., has ruled an FAA rule requiring hobby drone operators to register their unmanned aerial vehicles violates a 2012 federal law. With me to talk about the significance of the ruling and what it means is Sarah Nilsson, an aviation attorney and teaches aviation and drone law classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
May. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University hired former Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner as the school’s director of public safety. Collaboration between campus security and local police is important given that most crime against students actually occurs off campus.
May. 24, 2017
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ASU this week hosted the inaugural conference of a group that’s working to implement more evidence-based policing practices.
May. 24, 2017
Ryan Winkle
It’s been eight years since he served time for having a blood alcohol level higher than 0.2. Under Arizona law, if an individual is charged and convicted of a second DUI within seven years, the mandated sentencing would be 180 days in jail.
May. 24, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced plans to dramatically shift how the Department of Justice and prosecutors deal with drug offenders. Sessions seems prepared to bring back the so-called “War on Drugs.”
May. 24, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
You don’t have to look too hard to find political bombast — ideologues on either side of the aisle blasting those on the other side. For my next guest, what’s missing in political discourse — and policy-making — today is political moderation.
May. 24, 2017
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is readying its plans for which House seats currently held by Republicans it should target for defeat. We explored the Democratic strategy with Kyle Kondik, who analyzes House elections for the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics.
May. 24, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board adopted a new $1.4 billion budget last night for upcoming fiscal year.
May. 24, 2017
Downtown Phoenix
The city of Phoenix has long seen itself as an innovative leader — and some signs around town still list it as the “Best Run City.” And on Wednesday, Governing magazine honored Phoenix with its first-ever Governing and Living Cities Equipt to Innovate award.
May. 24, 2017

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