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tillman
Marie Tillman, the widow of former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, said that her husband's service "should never be politicized in a way that divides us."
Sep. 26, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court has approved a comprehensive restyling of the rules of criminal procedure, which govern criminal cases filed in courts throughout the state.
Sep. 26, 2017
Arizona’s Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway was the hot topic on the agenda of Monday’s State Board on Geographic and Historic Names meeting.
Sep. 26, 2017
Motel 6
Hispanic leaders demand Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich investigate the Motel 6 chain for turning in suspected illegal immigrants to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Sep. 26, 2017
Reporting Hate
When a Navajo baby is born it’s custom to bury the umbilical cord in the ground. The Navajo believe that ties the child to the land forever. But a new generation of Navajos are defying this belief as more and more young people leave the Navajo Nation to go to college or to find work. Elders encourage their return, but often that transition home is brutal.
Sep. 26, 2017
kids in a classroom
The Arizona State Board of Education is asking schools not to immediately share their newly issued letter grades. But some argue the school-performance scores are public records and can’t be withheld if someone requests them.
Sep. 25, 2017
The Arizona Department of Corrections wants 102 new positions and more than $13 million for re-entry and recidivism reduction programs.
Sep. 25, 2017
Tec de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus
Mexico is struggling with the aftermath of last week’s earthquakes. Official reports say the death toll has risen to 325 people; 186 in Mexico City alone.
Sep. 25, 2017
Camelback Family Planning
Arizona taxpayers are on the hook for more than $2 million in legal costs stemming from a series of anti-abortion laws passed over the last eight years.
Sep. 25, 2017
police line do not cross
The FBI released its annual Uniform Crime Report on Monday, and violent crime is up in Arizona, following a national trend. Violent crime in Arizona is at its highest rate since 2008 but it’s still significantly lower than the historical peak in 1993.
Sep. 25, 2017
money
Oct. 5 is the cutoff date for DACA recipients to file for renewal. But an immigration attorney warned scam artists are using the deadline as an opportunity to snag the $495 renewal fee from desperate applicants seeking assistance with their filings.
Sep. 25, 2017
Equifax
The fallout continues from the Equifax data breach — more than 140 million Americans have had their personal information compromised. Rob Knake is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he focuses on cybersecurity policy.
Sep. 25, 2017
Book
Words are a vital part of how we communicate, but the words we use change over time. To help us understand all of that a lot better, we spoke with Cindi SturtzSreetharan, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change.
Sep. 25, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
On the heels of the German election on Sunday, another European country is anticipating an election this coming weekend.
Sep. 25, 2017
Pedro Gomez
The Arizona Diamondbacks clinched a playoff spot on Sunday for the first time since 2011 with their victory over the Florida Marlins. Midseason acquisition J.D. Martinez got the game-winning hit and talked about it in the clubhouse.
Sep. 25, 2017
monsoon storm floods
That cool air might signal the end of our beloved monsoon. The official end of the monsoon is Sept. 30, but I got a hold of Ken Waters at the National Weather Service here in Phoenix to find out why we have to say goodbye to the monsoons so early this year.
Sep. 25, 2017
Ricardo Cano
A tiny school at the bottom of the Grand Canyon is at the heart of two lawsuits. One was filed by a former teacher — who only lasted a short time at Havasupai Elementary.
Sep. 25, 2017
Vanessa Grigoriadis
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Friday that the Trump administration is officially rescinding Obama-era guidelines that were aimed at helping victims of sexual assaults on college campuses. But the issue of how to address sexual assaults on campus goes beyond the aftermath? One author thinks that universities can do more to stop sexual assaults before they happen.
Sep. 25, 2017
Phil Boas
We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on the future of the proposed health care legislation known as Graham-Cassidy — and U.S. Sen. John McCain’s impact on it.
Sep. 25, 2017
vehicles in traffic
Fans combined with Monday commutes mean the City of Glendale is preparing for more traffic than usual.
Sep. 25, 2017

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