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In an attempt to examine prospective immigrants for their risk of committing terrorist acts, the Trump administration has solicited technology firms to develop software using artificial intelligence to perform this task.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona sun
Despite a few sprinkles here and there around the Valley on Friday morning, the official rain gauge at Sky Harbor Airport hasn’t seen precipitation since late August.
Nov. 20, 2017
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The education challenges Arizona is facing have been discussed for years, with a funding shortage typically at the top of the list.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Medical tourism attracts approximately 1 million people to Mexico every year, often because insurance may not cover much of the cost of an expensive procedure.
Nov. 20, 2017
Jeff Flake
Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Nov. 20, 2017
Trader Joe's store
Trader Joe’s has recalled three types of packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.
Nov. 20, 2017
Coconino National Forest offers permits for harvesting a variety of small pine trees.
Nov. 20, 2017
Officials for the Tonto National Forest have announced new restrictions for recreational targets shooters in an effort to reduce the amount of trash left on forest floor.
Nov. 20, 2017
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When those tiny communion cups were introduced in the 1800s, they were supposed to protect churchgoers from germs. But a history survey shows Americans had lots of other reasons to stop sharing a cup.
Nov. 20, 2017
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On the anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, a similar fight is playing out with small Mexican farmers who want out of NAFTA, despite the government’s commitment to it.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Anyone who doubts the lure of Route 66 should talk to Winslow Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Hall, who said that capitalizing on the historic highway was key to revitalization of the historic downtown.
Nov. 20, 2017
Cafeteria
A Gilbert lawmaker is advocating for extended lunch and recess in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Hikers exploring the Superstition Mountains are being warned to watch out for rabid wild animals.
Nov. 20, 2017
Gov. Jan Brewer
The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 residents.
Nov. 20, 2017
Amy Silverman and Sophie
Raising a teenage daughter is hard. And for commentator Amy Silverman, raising a teenage daughter with Down syndrome is harder. Silverman is the managing editor at the Phoenix New Times.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared October “Arizona Manufacturers Month." Now in November, one aerospace company that serves the industry’s manufacturers said its economic contributions are fairly unrecognized.
Nov. 20, 2017
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is building a bridge over the railroad tracks south of the Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway.
Nov. 20, 2017
Uranium
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
Nov. 20, 2017
Jeff Flake
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is praising the Republican tax bill making its way through Congress, but said he wants tweaks before he’ll agree to vote for it.
Nov. 20, 2017
Steve Bannon
President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon was in Tucson on Saturday night where he spoke at an event commemorating the death of a Border Patrol agent in 2010.
Nov. 19, 2017

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