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Maricopa Delegation To Visit Mexico City
This week, the Maricopa Association of Governments will send a delegation to Mexico City for the first time — a mission that will not be affected by President Trump’s recent decision to declare an emergency to secure funds for a border wall.
Feb. 18, 2019
Gallego Still Deciding On Senate Bid
Progressive groups are pushing for Gallego to run after Mark Kelly announced he's running.
Feb. 18, 2019
On The Ledge: Charter School Law Reforms
One of the biggest issues being discussed before Arizona's next legislative session is the potential for reforms or changes to laws governing state charter schools.
Feb. 18, 2019
Arizona House Hears Bill On School Safety
Last week was the anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, but, all year long, student activists have raised their voices to ask lawmakers to pass gun-safety laws — and it appears to be working.
Feb. 18, 2019
Professor Explains The Changes In U.S. Trade Policy
U.S. trade policy has changed dramatically over two years of the Trump Administration, with modifications made to some agreements.
Feb. 18, 2019
Is There Data On How Police Nationwide Use Stun Guns?
In 2017, Glendale Police pulled over a car for a traffic violation. The Glendale police department said that Wheatcroft was observed reaching in between the seats. They said he, “exhibited verbal non-compliance” and resisted arrest. To subdue him the officers tased him 11 times.
Feb. 18, 2019
Protesters Across U.S. Speak Out Against The Border Wall
In Tucson this President's Day, protesters will gather to speak out against the national emergency declaration and the wall.
Feb. 18, 2019
Boas: A Tale Of Two Senators
Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally have been together in the U.S. Senate for about six weeks, and both are working to make their marks.
Feb. 18, 2019
How Long Will Arizona
People who flock to Phoenix for the warmer temperatures in the winter have been in for a shock.
Feb. 18, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Vatican Addresses Sex Abuse Scandal
On Thursday, a major conference will begin in Vatican City as the Catholic Church again tries to confront the sex abuse scandal that has damaged the church’s credibility around the world.
Feb. 18, 2019
Lawsuits Arise After Trump
It's been a dizzying month of news from the U.S.-Mexico border as President Donald Trump declared a national security crisis to shift funding from the military to border security.
Feb. 18, 2019
Arizona DPS Is Closing Its Northern Dispatch Center
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is closing its only dispatch center north of Phoenix, one of three in the state.
Feb. 18, 2019
Most Nogales Recyclables End Up In Landfills
Nogales is the latest city to be affected by China's restrictions on recyclables.
Feb. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: Migrants Are Shuttered Away In Abandoned Mexican Factory, Not Allowed Exit To Request Asylum
Hundreds of Central American migrants are shuttered away in an abandoned factory, with Mexican security forces preventing their exit. The migrants are attempting to reach the U.S. border to request asylum at a Texas port of entry.
Feb. 18, 2019
Supporters Of Needle Exchange Bill Intend To Hold Hearing
With a deadline looming at the Arizona Legislature, supporters of a bill to legalize needle exchanges are planning to hold a hearing this week to keep the measure from dying for a second year in a row.
Feb. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: Hail To The Veep — Unpacking Vice Presidential History
It’s President’s Day, but with so many recent headlines and tweets devoted to the commander-in-chief, today, The Takeaway is shifting the focus to talk about the next in line.
Feb. 18, 2019
UA Ranks 10th For Foreign Language Degrees
The University of Arizona is among the nation’s top producers of foreign-language degrees.
Feb. 18, 2019
The Pulse: Live, Play, Learn — What Keeps Kids Healthy
What matters to a child’s health? In this episode, we examine how environments influence kids’ health — their minds and bodies, growth and behavior — and their futures.
Feb. 18, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Debate Cap On Children
Advocates for a health insurance program for children from low-income families are pushing lawmakers not to let Arizona once-again become the only state to freeze enrollment in the program.
Feb. 18, 2019
Will Trade ‘Fly Steady’ After New Airport Projects In Mexico City?
The construction of a new airport in Mexico City was halted by the new federal government, which created plans to revitalize other local airports, including a military base. And the plan is raising hopes — and eyebrows— on both sides of the border.
Feb. 18, 2019

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