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Constitutional  Sheriffs Movement Idolizes Arpaio After Conviction
Joe Arpaio is an idol to many in the conservative world, including those who call themselves constitutional sheriffs. Ashley Powers dives into the world of constitutional sheriffs in a new piece in The New Yorker, and finds Arpaio’s conviction and following pardon only bolstered those followers.
Jun. 25, 2018
Phoenix Plans Development For Public Transportation Hub
This could count as an important day when it comes to economic development in the city of Phoenix, which has released a Request for Proposals for a location on the northwest corner of Central and Van Buren.
Jun. 25, 2018
Valley Fever Cases On The Rise In Arizona
It’s monsoon season, which means dust storms. And when the dust gets kicked up, Valley Fever spreads.
Jun. 25, 2018
Why Those Who Fight Hunger In AZ Worry About Farm Bill
Republicans in the House of Representatives gathered just enough conservative votes to narrowly pass the $867 billion Farm Bill. While it might not be obvious from its name, the Farm Bill is controversial this time around because of its impact on food stamps, not agriculture.
Jun. 25, 2018
The History Of Family Separation
The controversy of separating migrant children from their parents at the country’s southern border elicited reaction from across the political spectrum. But, it’s not the first time in U.S. history that parents and their kids have been split apart.
Jun. 25, 2018
Drinking Water Keeps Most Golf Courses Green, But That’s Changing
Increasingly, some golf courses are pushing to stop using drinking water to keep their greens vibrant. Instead, they are using effluent or recycled water. That’s especially true in parts of northern Arizona.
Jun. 25, 2018
Shooter
Embattled lawmaker Don Shooter may be cleared to run for state senate, but his challenger has made a last-ditch effort to overturn that ruling.
Jun. 25, 2018
Study Predicts Major Drop in Charitable Giving
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will reduce charitable giving by at least $16.3 billion 2018, according to the American Enterprise Institute.
Jun. 25, 2018
Flagstaff Cancels Fireworks Because Of Fire Danger
Conditions are expected to stay dry with no rain in sight.
Jun. 25, 2018
Ducey Allies End Bid To Knock Challenger Off Ballot
A group of Gov. Doug Ducey supporters has ended a bid to knock a primary challenger off the ballot.
Jun. 25, 2018
Judge Duncan Retires After 17 Years On Bench
In his last years on the bench, Duncan provided rigorous oversight for a landmark prison health care settlement between 34,000 inmates and the state of Arizona.

Continuing Coverage: Arizona's Prison Health Care →

Jun. 25, 2018
Poll: Republican Voters Prefer Candidates Without Political Experience
About one-third of surveyed Republicans say they'll be less likely to vote for experienced candidates.
Jun. 25, 2018
ASU Study Raises Concerns Over San Andreas Fault
A new study suggests that a geologic “pressure release valve” in California’s San Andreas Fault might work more sporadically than previously thought.
Jun. 25, 2018
Phoenix Wants
One of Phoenix’s most valuable downtown parcels hit the market Monday. The city is issuing a request for proposals for the Central Station transit site.
Jun. 25, 2018
Flake Responds To Dem Blame For Separated Families
President Donald Trump has repeatedly blamed Democratic lawmakers for the lack of a solution to family separations at the border. Speaking on ABC’s This Week Sunday, Senator Jeff Flake said Trump’s comments aren’t helping.
Jun. 24, 2018
Chandler Volunteers Pack Supplies To Send Overseas For World Refugee Day
The Helping Hand for Relief and Development office in Chandler was full of volunteers on Saturday where people were packing large containers with resources needed to support refugees living in camps around the world.
Jun. 24, 2018
Arizona Teachers Collect 5,000 More Signatures For Investments In Education
Educators scattered across the Valley Saturday, carrying petitions to get the Invest in Education Act funding measure on the ballot in November. When they reconvened at the Capitol, they had collected over 5,500 signatures.
Jun. 24, 2018
Rare Jaguar Seen In Arizona Is Believed To Have Died
A rare jaguar spotted in Southern Arizona is believed to have died. Only seven of these animals have been seen in the U.S. in the past 25 years.
Jun. 24, 2018
Downtown Phoenix Parking Lot To Become Mixed-Use High Rise
Thirty-five years ago, Phoenix acquired a downtown parcel for redevelopment purposes. Now, it’s happening.
Jun. 24, 2018
Census Director Takes Part In NALEO Conference
The acting director of the U.S. Census Bureau visited the Valley Saturday to take part in the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
Jun. 23, 2018

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