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Two state lawmakers have launched the Arizona Future Caucus, which is a part of the national Millennial Action Project. The group will be made up of legislators age 40 and under.
Apr. 18, 2018
Less than a month after approving a 12-bill omnibus spending package that President Donald Trump signed, the Republican-led Congress moved to get a Balanced Budget Amendment on the books.
Apr. 18, 2018
There was an in-flight engine failure on a Southwest Boeing 737 airliner headed from LaGuardia to Dallas yesterday, causing the pilot to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. One person died on the flight.
Apr. 18, 2018
As Arizona school districts vote to support teachers in negotiations, educators deliberate over the right to strike and the legal risks associated with that decision.
Apr. 18, 2018
There is less than a week until the special election to replace Trent Franks in Arizona's 8th Congressional district. Voters already have been sending in their early ballots.
Apr. 18, 2018
The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature is moving to ensure that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office, but Democrats plan to block the effort
Apr. 18, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to tour the U.S.-Mexico border with the U.S. Homeland Security secretary as National Guard troops deploy to the region.
Apr. 18, 2018
When one family was torn apart by unexpected events, they looked to their local school, their "second home" for help. A social worker was there to meet them. That's not the case at about three-quarters of Arizona public schools.
Phoenix School Takes On Mindfulness, One Breath At A Time
Apr. 18, 2018
The threat of an asteroid colliding with the Earth is often over-hyped.
Apr. 17, 2018
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will appoint a special counsel to defend a district court ruling that left former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal contempt conviction in place.
Apr. 17, 2018
Have you ever wondered why dogs only sweat through their feet? Or why cacti have spines instead of leaves? There’s a website that can answer your questions.
Apr. 17, 2018
Early last year, the Obama Administration put forward something called the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule. It specified the kinds of practices organic egg and meat producers would have to follow to be considered organic. The Trump Administration recently withdrew that rule.
Apr. 17, 2018
Roughly one out of every 68 kids is on the autism spectrum, and there’s a lot of research into how they learn and what interventions work the best to make that happen. But Megan Farley has been looking at a slightly older population: 22 to 51-year-olds.
Apr. 17, 2018
Later this year, the Valley will open its first project devoted to giving adults with autism a place to live in a semi-independent way and help them make that vital transition.
Apr. 17, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision this morning, knocking down a vague provision in immigration law, making it harder to deport immigrants convicted of certain crimes.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona teachers started voting today whether to authorize a strike over low pay and other issues. Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a proposal to give teachers a 20 percent pay raise over a couple of years.
Apr. 17, 2018
Phoenix has a nearly $3 million surplus on its roughly $4 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, according to City Manager Ed Zuercher. Compare that to last year when the city projected a multi-million dollar shortfall.
Apr. 17, 2018
Recent warm and windy conditions are bringing an early start to stricter fire restrictions beginning Wednesday in the eastern part of the Arizona.
Apr. 17, 2018
Water on the moon appears to be more spread out along its surface rather than concentrated at the poles as previously thought.
Apr. 17, 2018
McCain has been one of President Trump’s favorite targets, first because McCain wasn’t shy about criticizing Trump during the 2016 campaign, and then because the senator eliminated Trump’s hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act with a simple thumbs-down.
Apr. 17, 2018

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