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Javier Duarte
Military deployment has increased violence since the beginning of Mexico’s war on drug trafficking. That’s according to Froylan Enciso, the lead author of a new report from the International Crisis Group.
Mar. 1, 2017
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Eighteen-year Army veteran Steven Cooper is terminally ill with prostate cancer that he alleges could have been treated earlier if the Phoenix VA had followed up on a 2011 prostate exam.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Deja vu for motorists traveling along Interstate 10’s final stretch near the Arizona-New Mexico state line. For the third day in a row, blowing dust from a San Simon farm temporarily shut down the interstate.
Feb. 28, 2017
The FBI took an undisclosed number of items from the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office on Friday.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine have issued a report that delves into the issue of when, and under what circumstances, it could be OK to use genetic editing tools on human embryos.
Feb. 28, 2017
If you’re someone who thinks Twitter is the appropriate place to use obscenities or abusive language, then you may be put into the equivalent of a timeout.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The NBA is having a moment unlike any other in the wake of President Trump's decisions during his first 100 days in office. From superstars like LeBron James and Steph Curry, to coaches like Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr, many leaders in the league are making a point to speak out against the president and how he is leading the country.
Feb. 28, 2017
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On Monday, we spoke with Will Humble about a proposal to ban photo enforcement cameras throughout Arizona. Today, we hear from the sponsor of HB 2525, Gilbert Republican Travis Grantham.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The last time a death-row inmate was executed in Arizona, it became a national news story. Convicted killer Joseph Wood was given 15 doses of a sedative and a pain killer at his execution, but the cocktail didn’t work right away. It took nearly two hours for him to die.
Feb. 28, 2017
Monday saw another wave of bomb threats called in to Jewish day schools and community centers across the country – including in Arizona. With me to talk about it is Todd Rockoff, president and CEO of the Tucson Jewish Community Center.
Feb. 28, 2017
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President Trump plans to increase military spending by $54 billion. The money will be taken from the EPA, the State Department, and social safety net programs.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Zach Conrad set out on a bike ride he figured would take about two hours. He left his Philadelphia rowhome, snaked along the edge of the Schuylkill River, then in and around the trails of Wissahickon Valley Park.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Sethuraman Panchanathan is a Arizona State University vice president with a background in electrical and computer engineering. Robert Clayton Robbins is president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center. He is trained as a cardiac surgeon.
Feb. 28, 2017
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There are a number of bills in the Arizona Legislature right now urging Congress to call an Article V Convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution. House Speaker JD Mesnard is the sponsor of one of them.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The Arizona Supreme Court this morning is hearing arguments in a case pitting the state against Tucson. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joins me with a preview.
Feb. 28, 2017
To find out what’s next for Democrats, and where Arizona fits in, we spoke with strategist Celinda Lake, president of Lake Research Partners.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Protesters in Arizona will still be able to legally gather and not worry about having their property seized if a riot were to break out. That's thanks to House Speaker J.D. Mesnard saying that SB 1142, which passed the Senate, won’t be heard in the House.
Feb. 28, 2017
Marijuana
A business interested in setting up a dispensary in the city requested changes to city code that would allow it to operate and deliver medical marijuana.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The NPR Politics team created a live transcript of the remarks, and NPR journalists with expertise in politics, immigration, business, law and more offered their analysis and annotations.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Roads, freeways and on-ramps will close Tuesday for the funeral of a Phoenix fire captain who recently died from injuries she suffered in 2009.
Feb. 28, 2017

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