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Job application
You’ve probably seen it on a job application — that box that says “check here if you’ve previously been convicted of a crime.” For many people who have served time in the past, that box can be a barrier to getting their lives back on track. Today, 26 states and 150 cities have adopted “Ban the Box” policies on job applications.
May. 17, 2017
The head of the Federal Communications Commission says it’s time to change net neutrality rules and modify how we’re able to use the internet. To learn more about what’s currently going on, and whether we can expect and dramatic modifications, we spoke with Klint Finley, staff writer for Wired magazine and Wired.com.
May. 17, 2017
Luis Videgaray and Rex Tillerson
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
May. 17, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District governing board is awaiting results from an independent investigation into allegations of document tampering within their HR department.
May. 17, 2017
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Arizona Supreme Court decided that five CPS employees fired in 2013 for mishandling child abuse complaints will not be rehired or compensated.
May. 17, 2017
Pioneer Park
Pioneer Park in Mesa is getting an upgrade to provide updated amenities while preserving and improving the historic assets.
May. 17, 2017
The Department of Labor has filed suit against a west valley farm for subhuman work conditions.
May. 17, 2017
IT department
“It’s just my own personal decision that it’s time to look for something that’s different and challenging versus just keeping the bike on the road,” said outgoing Chief Information Officer Mark Masterson.
May. 17, 2017
Cherenkov radiation
Every six months, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station in Tonopah, Arizona, shuts down one of its three reactors for refueling and maintenance. Here's what it's like inside.
May. 17, 2017
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The Mayo Clinic in Arizona will have a new medical school by the end of the summer. It’s the next development after the academic institution was the only school in the nation to receive two awards.
May. 17, 2017
Arizona DOT
Arizona drivers can expect several closures in the coming weeks. ADOT crews are installing new in-pavement sensors to monitor traffic flow.
May. 17, 2017
Phoenix has three years before its self-imposed deadline to divert 40 percent of trash from landfills. Currently, the city’s diversion rate is 20 percent. To meet its goal, Phoenix will need more buy-in from apartment complexes.
May. 17, 2017
Sempra Energy
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today, larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border.
May. 17, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is deeply disturbed by reports that President Trump revealed highly classified information to senior Russian officials during an Oval Office meeting last week.
May. 16, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence for a convicted killer. It is the third death sentence Darrel Pandeli has faced for the same case.
May. 16, 2017
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In what was initially a campuswide effort to focus on their diverse student body, University of Arizona has now backed off of creating a “social justice activist” program, where students in paid positions would act as points of contact for students who felt harassed or threatened.
May. 16, 2017
Looking Like the Enemy book
The often heartbreaking stories of Japanese-Americans who were put in internment camps following the bombing of Pearl Harbor have been told in recent years. But there were also Japanese-Mexicans who faced a similar fate during the early 1940s, and NAU Ethnic Studies Professor Jerry Garcia has written about that in his book, "Looking Like the Enemy."
May. 16, 2017
Banner Health is trying something a little different, when it comes to getting its patients the specific care they need. It’s set up specialized health-care institutes around Banner–University Medical Center in Phoenix, in areas including heart, lung, urology and digestive care. Subspecialist centers are inside each of those institutes.
May. 16, 2017
A Tucson school district employee is under house arrest after FBI agents say he threatened his U.S. congresswoman.
May. 16, 2017
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration tonight are holding the last of a series of public meetings, to get input on proposed corridors for the section of Interstate 11, which would run between Nogales and Wickenburg.
May. 16, 2017

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