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Civil-rights activists in Arizona have long been on the lookout for patterns of racially-biased behavior by law enforcement officers. A new effort by Stanford calling the Open Policing Project looked at a number of states, including Arizona, from 2011 to 2015 to measure whether people of color were pulled over and searched more often by officers.
Aug. 16, 2017
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Arizona’s business and political leaders are keeping a very close eye on NAFTA renegotiations. The state has important relations with Canada, and Mexico is our biggest trading partner. With me to talk more about NAFTA is Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Aug. 16, 2017
After a state legislator resigned for allegedly violating Arizona's clean election financing laws, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has named his replacement.
Aug. 16, 2017
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One of President Trump’s main talking points on the campaign trail was the issue of trade, and specifically NAFTA. Beginning today, President Trump has a chance to act on that.
Aug. 16, 2017
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Overnight, Confederate monuments in Baltimore were removed from public spaces in the city, and many more statues are coming down around the country.
Aug. 16, 2017
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In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the unintended consequences of policy, and how psychology can help us discover which policies work and why – or why not.
Aug. 16, 2017
Southwest states that depend on the Colorado River will not face cutbacks in their supplies next year. Federal officials made that determination Tuesday.
Aug. 16, 2017
Donald Trump
The campaign says the Aug. 22 rally will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center. Since Trump took office, he’s been holding campaign-style events across the country, but this will be his first rally in the West since his inauguration.
Aug. 16, 2017
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State utility regulators have allowed Arizona’s largest utility to collect another $95 million a year from its customers.
Aug. 16, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
More than 100 students and immigration rights advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol late Tuesday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy or DACA. The event was one of many being held around the country.
Aug. 16, 2017
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The report found than 124,000 Phoenix area households are households earning less than half the median income, paying the majority of the income to rent and or living in substandard housing. These families do not receive income assistance.
Aug. 16, 2017
Tucson Unified School District
Is Arizona’s Mexican American Studies ban unconstitutional? After a trial in July a federal judge is expected to weigh in on that question soon.
Aug. 16, 2017
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
Aug. 15, 2017
Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb
Pinal County sheriff’s helicopters are taking to the skies with new radios officials say will improve communication in the county and the region.
Aug. 15, 2017
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Vice President Mike Pence's diplomatic trip to Latin America was supposed to focus on trade, but it's become more about the crisis in Venezuela.
Aug. 15, 2017
New lawsuits allege the Mormon church did not do enough to protect children from sexual abuse in a now-defunct, church-run foster program. The Native American women behind the lawsuits participated in the Indian Placement Program.
Aug. 15, 2017
Electricity companies in Arizona and in Mexico are planning a project to run power back and forth across the border.
Aug. 15, 2017
U.S. Mayors Conference
As disagreement reigns in Congress and President Trump’s administration takes some controversial steps on issues like climate change and opioid addiction, more local officials are looking to take charge. Recently, the U.S. Conference of Mayors met for their summer leadership conference to decide what direction as a group — and as individuals — they should be going.
Aug. 15, 2017
Arizona Water Resources Department
Parts of Arizona are sinking; the process is called subsidence. In fact, the state Water Resources Department says satellite-based technology it uses has found more than 3,400 square miles of land subsidence in Arizona.
Aug. 15, 2017
Transgender Law Center
Four gay men and 12 transgender women crossed the border into Nogales last week and immediately presented themselves to immigration authorities to apply for asylum. The Transgender Law Center was there when the women and men turned themselves in, and we’re joined by Flor Bermudez, the center’s legal director for more on this.
Aug. 15, 2017

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