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The City Council reaffirmed that Tucson is an "immigrant friendly" city in a unanimous vote Tuesday night, and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild insisted it is not a "sanctuary city."
Dec. 22, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes empathy is the best way to communicate and sometimes empathy can lead to the best diagnosis. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Dec. 22, 2016
Over the last year, the controversial group, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, sued more than a thousand local businesses for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Dec. 22, 2016
More than a year ago, Tempe-based Vemma Nutrition Company was ordered to stop much of its normal business operations after the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against the multi-level marketing company.
Dec. 22, 2016
minimum wage
A Superior court judge on Wednesday refused to block the voter-approved hike in Arizona’s minimum wage from taking effect as scheduled on Jan. 1.
Dec. 22, 2016
rain
Hundreds of people in Arizona voluntarily keep an eye on rainfall totals in their yards and report them to a database used by utilities, government agencies, gardeners, researchers, even weather geeks. Each rainlogger is a citizen scientist.
Dec. 22, 2016
Repealing Obamacare without a comprehensive replacement could leave some of Arizona’s most vulnerable without coverage, especially for behavioral-health services. That was the message from a group of children's advocates gathered in Phoenix on Wednesday.
Dec. 22, 2016
Solar panels
Supporters of rooftop solar say Arizona regulators have dealt a setback to the state’s growing market. On Tuesday, the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to dramatically reduce how much new solar customers will get reimbursed for the power they send back to the grid, known as net-metering.
Dec. 21, 2016
About 122,000 Arizonans signed up for health-care coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s exchange this year, according to new federal numbers.
Dec. 21, 2016
 border fence
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents reported being assaulted 159 times in October and November this year. That's far more than a reported 51 attacks on agents over the same time last year.
Dec. 21, 2016
hockey
A team of first responders, his own hockey club and a hospital collaboration are credited with saving the life of Tucson Roadrunners team captain Craig Cunningham after he collapsed on the ice before the start of a hockey game last month.
Dec. 21, 2016
arizona cardinals logo
The Arizona Cardinals were the favorites among many pundits to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl this season. It would have been the next logical step for a team that lost in the NFC Championship Game last year.
Dec. 21, 2016
Marc Myers book
The impact of rock and R&B music from 1950s on is hard to measure. There was Motown, the British Invasion, Folk, Psychedelia, Heavy Metal. How do you narrow all of that down to 45 songs?
Dec. 21, 2016
The winter holiday season can be fun, sad, stressful, or all of those rolled into one. Karina Bland, My So Called Midlife columnist for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, writes about the holidays and many other things.
Dec. 21, 2016
A young Donald Trump supporter
Next year will bring us a Donald Trump administration, and Republicans will control both the U.S. Senate and House.
Dec. 21, 2016
Republicans and Democrats alike are uncertain about what their working relationship will be with Donald Trump when he becomes president. We spoke with Arizona GOP Congressman David Schweikert, who represents the state’s District 6.
Dec. 21, 2016
glen canyon dam
The Grand Canyon is running short on sand. Sediment that once washed down the Colorado River to form beaches is now trapped behind Glen Canyon Dam. Scientists want to find out if artificial floods are rebuilding the beaches.
Dec. 21, 2016
woman and child
Subscribers who want their streaming content to be more “family friendly” can now buy a playback filter which keeps content free of potentially offensive language.
Dec. 21, 2016
glendale police department logo
A FedEx truck stolen Tuesday has been recovered. The Glendale police department said the vehicle was found only a couple of blocks from where the truck was stolen.
Dec. 21, 2016
Billy Elliot
There’s a new theater production in Phoenix that our reviewer Robrt Pela thinks should be your choice this holiday season.
Dec. 21, 2016

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