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Gov. Ducey Alone In Support For Mexico Tariffs
The Governor of Mexico's northern state of Sonora has decided to part ways with Governor Doug Ducey over the Trump Administration's impending tariffs.
June 7, 2019
Jury Begins Deliberations In Border Aid Worker Trial
Both sides in the federal trial of a humanitarian aid worker arrested along Arizona’s border with Mexico wrapped up their arguments in Tucson Thursday.
June 7, 2019
In Mexico, Exporters Already Adjusting To Threats of U.S. Tariffs
Exporters in Mexico are holding their breath as President Donald Trump has threatened to implement tariffs on Mexican imports as early as Monday.
June 7, 2019
Several Bills Await Action From Ducey Before Saturdays Deadline
The legislative session ended in the early hours of Memorial Day, but more than 40 bills still await action by Gov. Doug Ducey by Saturday after he signed seven on Thursday.
June 6, 2019
Former UA Assistant Basketball Coach Sentenced
A former University of Arizona assistant basketball coach was sentenced Thursday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal.
June 6, 2019
Attorneys Argue Former Rep. Shooter Has No Case
Attorneys for Arizona's former House speaker J.D. Mesnard and Gov. Doug Ducey's former aide Kirk Adams have asked a federal court to toss out Don Shooter's lawsuit against the two politicians.
June 6, 2019
Study Warns Of Massive Impact To Arizona Economy From Proposed Tariffs On Mexico
A study commissioned by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce has found President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on goods from Mexico would have a significant impact on Arizona’s economy.
June 6, 2019
Commission Proposes Amendments To Clean Elections Act
The Arizona Clean Elections Commission is taking comments for proposed amendments to the Clean Elections Act.
June 6, 2019
Insys Therapeutics To Pay $225 Million, Plead Guilty To Fraud
Local opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics said Wednesday it is pleading guilty to fraud and will pay $225 million to settle charges from the U.S. department of Justice.
June 6, 2019
Migrant Aid Groups Drop Out, Shelter Space Unused As Temps Rise
An organization that recruits churches and volunteers to take in migrant families dropped off by federal authorities says capacity is dropping, and shelter space is going unused, as local temperatures hit triple digits.
June 6, 2019
Decade After Tragic Day Care Fire, Sonoran Family Finds Help In Scottsdale
Wednesday marked the 10-year anniversary of the tragic ABC Daycare fire in Hermosillo, Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south.
June 6, 2019
Officials Combat Hepatitis A Outbreak, Spread Of Measles
Last week, two people died as a result of an outbreak of hepatitis A in Arizona. The outbreak has been growing since fall last year and is currently up to 339 cases, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
June 6, 2019
Staffers Ask Corporation Commission To Re-Examine APS Rates
The drama between APS and the Arizona Corporation Commission is continuing, as Commission staffers are recommending APS rates get an official re-examination.
June 6, 2019
AZ Designer To See Fashion Worn At Tonys Red Carpet
Arizona designer Loren Aragon will see his fashions debut at the Tonys red carpet when ASU’s Vice President for Cultural Affairs Colleen Jennings-Roggensack flaunts his dress.
June 6, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Bird Watching
Listen to the sounds of Jean Janu on a bird walk led by Kathe Anderson at the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert.
June 6, 2019
VA Secretary Wilkie: Mission Act Final Response To Arizonas Veteran Care Problems
On Thursday, the VA's Mission Act officially went into effect. It’s intended to give veterans more options on healthcare decisions, in part by streamlining the VA’s Community Cares programs.
June 6, 2019
2 New Phoenix Councilmembers Sworn In Thursday
In last month’s runoff election for Phoenix City Council seats, Betty Guardado beat Vania Guevara in District 5, which covers much of west Phoenix. In District 8, which includes parts of east Phoenix, downtown, south Phoenix and Laveen, Carlos Garcia beat Mike Johnson with 51.5 percent of the vote.
June 6, 2019
Nonprofits Ask Phoenix To Address Migrant Families
For months, federal authorities have been releasing migrant families in Phoenix and other cities. Volunteers and faith-based groups have stepped up to provide shelter, food and other services, but Sarah Eary issued a warning during Tuesday’s council meeting.
June 6, 2019
High-Profile Migrant Activists Arrested in Mexico
Irineo Mujica, the head of the migrant aid group Pueblo Sin Fronteras, was arrested just across the Arizona border in Sonoyta, Sonora, on Wednesday afternoon.
June 6, 2019
Arizona Mom Continues Legacy Of Son Who Died By Suicide
In Arizona, 1,304 individuals took their own lives in 2017, the most recent year for which numbers are available. One of them was Zachary Sumner. He was 16. This is a story of the people he left behind, particularly his mom, Francine.
June 6, 2019

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