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Thousands of refugees migrate to the United States every year, fleeing war zones around the world. America offers hope and opportunity for many, but adjusting to a new country with a different culture, language and customs is often more complicated than many expect.
Dec. 30, 2016
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The Arizona Supreme Court Thursday rejected a last-ditch bid by the business community to delay the effect of Proposition 206. However, the ruling does not end the matter.
Dec. 30, 2016
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A State Grand Jury has indicted a Phoenix man on charges related to supporting a foreign terrorist organization.
Dec. 30, 2016
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Tempe estimates it will lose $2.8 million by not increasing water rates 4.75 percent to adjust for inflation.
Dec. 30, 2016
Seeds are among Arizona’s exports to Mexico. Some of them are grown in the outskirts of Mexico City and still using ancient pre columbian agricultural techniques.
Dec. 30, 2016
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While the holidays are a joyous time for many people, sometimes getting together with your family means dealing with well-meaning, though often intrusive questions or “advice” to you about your personal life. This is especially true if your family really wants you to get married.
Dec. 29, 2016
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The Arizona Supreme Court this morning denied a request to block a new, higher minimum wage from taking effect on Sunday. Voters approved Proposition 206 in November. It will raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour on New Year's Day, eventually reaching $12 an hour by 2020.
Dec. 29, 2016
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The grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development will support services and programs that provide housing for people and families experiencing homelessness.
Dec. 29, 2016
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A team of scientists led by researchers at ASU is hoping to get the go-ahead from NASA to fly a mission to an asteroid called Psyche. But this is no ordinary asteroid — scientists think it could help explain a lot about our own planet.
Dec. 29, 2016
Phoenix was deemed to have some of the most predictable weather in the country — in fact, only LA, San Diego and Honolulu were more predictable.
Dec. 29, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish
An invasive snake has been found in Yuma waters. Officials are concerned because the snakes could pose a threat to local species and alter the Colorado River ecosystem.
Dec. 29, 2016
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St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance in Arizona is one of the largest food banks in the United States. They take in 2.5 million pounds of food every year through food drives. About 40 percent of that supply comes in during November and December.
Dec. 29, 2016
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Listen to the sounds of William Cleveland playing underwater hockey.
Dec. 29, 2016
Tucson was one of the last places to get a college football bowl game before the start of three-year moratorium on adding new ones.
Dec. 29, 2016
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Phoenix police are reminding New Year’s revelers to stay away from their guns.
Dec. 29, 2016
OSIRIS-REx's main engine firing
The University of Arizona mission to bring back a sample from an asteroid fired its main engine in space for the first time Wednesday.
Dec. 29, 2016
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The National Rifle Association says Tucson’s policy of destroying seized and surrendered weapons is designed to suppress gun ownership.
Dec. 29, 2016
Vandals targeted the outside of a Jewish synagogue in Sun City on the first night of Hanukkah, and the rabbi says the FBI is investigating the incident as a potential hate crime.
Dec. 29, 2016
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Local and state police officers are making their final big DUI enforcement push of the year.
Dec. 29, 2016
As the New Year arrives, so does peak flu season in Arizona. And the virus is more easily spread this time of year when we hug family members, sample friend’s drinks and fly in the small confined spaces of an airplane.
Dec. 29, 2016

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