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Key Republican members of the Arizona congressional delegation say they have concerns with the GOP’s replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Mar. 20, 2017
Juan Pimentel was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for accepting money to smuggle what he thought was cocaine from Arizona to Chicago in 2015.
Mar. 20, 2017
Border Fence
A key member of the Mexican Senate wants to prohibit any companies involved in the construction of a border wall from doing business with the Mexican government.
Mar. 20, 2017
A judge has thrown out a challenge to a federal law originally written to re-unite Native American children with tribal relatives.
Mar. 20, 2017
adult Chiricahua leopard frog
By one conservative estimate, humans have sped up vertebrate species loss to 100 times the normal rate, and some scientists say the planet’s sixth mass extinction has already begun. But a little-known facility at the Phoenix Zoo is working to save what it can.
Mar. 20, 2017
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
The Arizona Court of Appeals late last week upheld the limits enacted by the Department of Health Services on when doctors can recommend marijuana to patients with post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Mar. 20, 2017
Tucson City Council
Tucson’s method of electing council members will continue, despite Republican interests to void the City’s nominating system.
Mar. 20, 2017
Boats at Lake Mead
A new law that takes effect January 2018 will require California boat operators under 21-years-old to take a boater education class. The new requirement could be a sign of things to come in Arizona.
Mar. 20, 2017
University of Arizona students
Going to athletic events could cost University of Arizona students more next year.
Mar. 20, 2017
Over the next 35 years, Phoenix's Street Transportation Department plans to spend more than $2 billion, with the majority used for new and resurfaced roads. As work gets underway, the private sector may have to play by some new rules.
Mar. 20, 2017
Cottonseed
Experts say West Valley farmers will benefit from the pesticide Velum One because the area's sandy soil helps nematodes thrive.
Mar. 20, 2017
Little libraries have popped up in Valley neighborhoods and even one barbershop. More than 30 little free libraries are in Tempe, 26 were funded by a pilot program that reimburses people for building the colorful book boxes.
Mar. 20, 2017
Planned Parenthood
Representatives of Planned Parenthood in Arizona say the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act will hurt women, especially those who are low-income.
Mar. 20, 2017
Seventy years after it was built, the first major grain storage facility in the Valley could be demolished. A developer is scheduled to make his case to the Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission today.
Mar. 20, 2017
"Hillbilly Elegy," a book about white working-class Americans, just marked its 33rd week on the New York Times' best-seller list. It and other political themed books are changing things for booksellers.
Mar. 19, 2017
La Dame Blanche
The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival is wrapping up this weekend in Austin.
Mar. 18, 2017
After years of sitting vacant, new plans are underway for an old General Motors Testing Lab in Phoenix. A developer plans to rehabilitate the historic building.
Mar. 18, 2017
scottsdale shopping
As cities try to attract new businesses, they’re often being asked to help find talent, too. The city of Scottsdale hopes new technology, marketing, and even a trip to Texas will pay off.
Mar. 18, 2017
New programs will likely be needed if Phoenix wants to meet its recycling goals. By 2020, council members want to see 40-percent of waste diverted from the landfill. That’s going to involve more recycling and composting. And, it will also mean more employees and equipment.
Mar. 18, 2017
Just in time for hiking season! The Coconino National Forest is opening a new stretch of hiking trails saddled along the Verde Valley southwest of Sedona.
Mar. 18, 2017

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