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Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash, the man in black, may be one of the most recognizable figures in American pop culture. The father of outlaw country music has been memorialized in Nashville and Hollywood, and, now, the Arizona Theater Company is paying tribute to Cash.
Apr. 11, 2017
the pulse logo
Vaccines are vital to public — and individual — health. Plus, an abundance of scientific evidence shows vaccines are safe. Yet many families choose not to follow the recommended childhood vaccination schedule.
Apr. 11, 2017
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In the United States, more than 44 million borrowers owe $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, according to the Federal Reserve. In 2016, the average graduate held a little more than $37,000 in student debt, a 6 percent increase from 2015.
Apr. 11, 2017
water faucet
Access to clean water is critical worldwide — but a study from Michigan State University finds parts of the U.S. are facing problems with water affordability.
Apr. 11, 2017
Sixty-one percent — that’s how much President Trump says illegal immigration has declined since Inauguration Day. But the factors that influence someone to cross the border are complicated. An article on the Washington Post’s Fact Checker blog today explores this and other numbers.
Apr. 11, 2017
Attorney Deedra Abboud announced on Monday that she’s going for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination and the opportunity to go against Sen. Jeff Flake. And former Superintendent of Public Instruction nominee David Garcia, who fell to Diane Douglas in 2014, wants a chance to take on Gov. Doug Ducey.
Apr. 11, 2017
Jeff Sessions
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the U.S.-Mexico border as "ground zero," pitting ranchers and other U.S. citizens against cartels and violent gangs and said immigration enforcement policies of past administrations have come to an end.
Apr. 11, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
The fate of Arizona’s assets and forfeiture law now sits on Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk waiting for his decision whether to veto or sign it.
Apr. 11, 2017
wildfire
Gov. Ducey is meeting with the Department of Forestry and Fire Management today for a look ahead at this year's wildfire season.
Apr. 11, 2017
Phil Lovas
State Representative Phil Lovas said Monday he is resigning to take a position with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Apr. 11, 2017
 border fence
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will tour the Arizona border Tuesday, then meet with law enforcement in Phoenix and air force service members at Luke Air Force Base.
Apr. 11, 2017
Arizona Desert Grasslands
One year ago, Arizona was in the midst of a persistent drought. Fast forward to now, and three-quarters of the state has greatly improved conditions.
Apr. 11, 2017
Dr. Joseph Sirven
To shave or not to shave! That is the latest question in healthcare. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Apr. 11, 2017
The Arizona Senate has rejected a bill that would make the use of something called “rat shot” legal in city limits.
Apr. 11, 2017
Carolina Contreras holds up her signature Yo Amo Mi Pajon shirt
The women at Miss Rizos salon don’t believe in "pelo malo." The phrase literally translates to "bad hair," and, in the Dominican Republic, the word is tied to hair that is kinky, curly or afrolike.
Apr. 11, 2017
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will be in Mesa today to tour a special treatment court for veterans.
Apr. 11, 2017
Phoenix residents had a chance to ask city officials and first responders questions about the results of the newly released Community Needs Assessment for People With Mental Illness. The study surveyed both law enforcement and residents with mental health issues.
Apr. 11, 2017
1040 form
You can deny it all you want, but Tax Day is fast approaching. Taxes are due this year on Tuesday, April 18. Bill Brunson with the IRS in Phoenix says each year, more and more Arizona residents are opting to file their taxes electronically.
Apr. 11, 2017
“I think the best way to build trust is to provide excellent service,” U.S. Rep. Krysten Sinema said. “Because veterans will share with other veterans about whether or not they’ve received excellent service.”
Apr. 11, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lined up additional lawyers to defend him at his upcoming criminal contempt-of-court trial.
Apr. 10, 2017

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