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Border wall
An Arizona State University instructor, known for his work with humanitarian aid groups along the Arizona-Mexico border, was arrested by Border Patrol agents last week on a felony charge of harboring undocumented immigrants.
Jan. 23, 2018
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We share our parks and buildings with mice, rats, mosquitoes — all kinds of creatures. They're adapting and in some cases, even evolving, to live in human environments.
Jan. 23, 2018
classroom teacher
Some Arizona businesses and their lobbying groups are spending money this week in a bid to convince voters that the state's education situation is not as bad as it’s perceived.
Jan. 23, 2018
Hundreds of volunteers throughout the Valley woke up early Tuesday to participate in the annual “Point in Time Homeless Street Count.”
Jan. 23, 2018
Rendering of tiny houses designed for Tempe
A community of affordable “humble homes” will be built in the Jen Tilly Terrace neighborhood. The pilot project could serve as a model for future Tempe projects.
Jan. 23, 2018
Dog Rescued
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is bracing for the possibility of a facility-wide lockdown. Their decision is hinging on the deaths of three dogs and a quick moving bacteria at the Mesa shelter.
Jan. 23, 2018
Kolby Granville
The Phoenix Police Department is investigating Tempe City Councilman Kolby Granville following allegations he provided alcohol to former students under 21 years old.
Jan. 22, 2018
Congress is poised to reopen the government at least for a couple more weeks. The Senate passed a short-term spending bill that will provide funding through Feb. 8. Over the weekend, the Grand Canyon National Park operated with fewer employees.
Jan. 22, 2018
early ballot for Maricopa County
Early voting for the special Congressional election in the northwest part of Maricopa County starts next week. After having his signatures challenged, one Democrat was found to have fallen short.
Jan. 22, 2018
pencils
Education Week has put out its annual Quality Counts survey for 2018, assessing public school systems across the country, and Arizona does not fare well.
Jan. 22, 2018
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
It appears there’s a deal to end the government shutdown. For more on what to expect is Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive.
Jan. 22, 2018
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The Arizona Cardinals have a new coach: Steve Wilks. Wilks is the current defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers. He’ll sign a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth year.
Jan. 22, 2018
centers for disease control cdc
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it’s made investments in all 50 states into research to combat antibiotic resistance.
Jan. 22, 2018
BBC Look-ahead
The partial government shutdown is having an impact on global events.
Jan. 22, 2018
Phoenix is out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters. What’s next for Phoenix? Chris Camacho is CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.
Jan. 22, 2018
Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Arizona has had a dramatic number of children in foster care. The Arizona Republic published an editorial about the benefits of permanent guardians, and the paper’s Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Jan. 22, 2018
Football field
A lot of the country’s attention is focused on the NFL right now.
Jan. 22, 2018
One of the Valley’s biggest developers has decided to look inward.
Jan. 22, 2018
Donald Trump
The election of Donald Trump sparked protests and greater political polarization. It has also inspired a new charitable term called “rage philanthropy.”
Jan. 22, 2018
Oxycodone
Monday afternoon, Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to call lawmakers into a special session to deal with the state’s opioid epidemic.
Jan. 22, 2018

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