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AZ Game And Fish Debate Banning
Some people call it barbaric. Others say it’s their right. Coyote killing contests, as they’re called, are a hot topic of debate in Arizona.
June 10, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Brazil May Criminalize Homophobia
On Thursday, Brazil's Supreme Court is expected to vote to criminalize homophobia. This is a country that is overwhelmingly Catholic and its new president has called himself "a proud homophobe."
June 10, 2019
Energy Project Could Improve Border Security
An ambitious energy-related infrastructure project could bring solar panels, wind turbines and desalination to the U.S.-Mexico border. Some hope it could improve border security by strengthening the economy.
June 10, 2019
Parents Of Adults With Disabilities Fuel New Wave Of Housing
There are more than 120,000 people in Arizona living with an intellectual or developmental disability. Many of them are young adults, and their parents are getting older. In Part 2 of this two-part series, we meet a father who is building a neighborhood of 30 homes to house adults with IDD.
June 10, 2019
Brace For The First Excessive Heat Wave Of 2019
The first excessive heat warning of the year hits this week.
June 10, 2019
Ducey Approves New Hurdles For Citizens
One of the final bills Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law, as the deadline hit this weekend, tightened the rules even further for citizens' initiatives.
June 10, 2019
Ducey Vetoes Repetitive Offender Bill
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed legislation that would have barred judges from sentencing people as repeat offenders if they've never before been convicted of a felony offense.
June 10, 2019
See Phoenix Sustainable Home Contest Winner And Get Plans
Downloadable plans to build an ultra-low energy use home are now available for free on Phoenix’s website.
June 10, 2019
Phoenix Council: Don’t Feed Pigeons
Starting next month, it will be illegal to feed wild pigeons in Phoenix. Council members approved a new ordinance at their meeting last week.
June 10, 2019
Coolidge Receives $9.5 Million For Airport
The city of Coolidge has received a $9.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to improve the main runway at its municipal airport.
June 10, 2019
Ducey Vetoes Per Diem Pay Increase For Lawmakers
Arizona lawmakers won't be getting a sharp increase in their living allowances, at least not this year, and not next year either.
June 9, 2019
Woodbury Fire Burning 500 Acres Near Superior
A blaze named the Woodbury Fire is burning an area of 500 acres five miles northwest of Superior. Carrie Templin with the U.S. Forest Service detailed some of the vegetation the fire may affect.
June 9, 2019
Mountain Fire Near Cave Creek Now 50 Percent Contained
The Mountain Fire, burning just to the northeast of metro Phoenix in Tonto National Forest, is now spread over an area of just over 7,200 acres. The fire is believed to be human-caused.
June 8, 2019
Arizona Hepatitis A Outbreak Breaks The 350 Mark
The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting an outbreak of Hepatitis A has impacted eight counties across Arizona since November.
June 8, 2019
Federal Judge Throws Out Don Shooter
A federal judge late Friday threw out charges by former state Rep. Don Shooter that his civil rights were violated by an investigation that resulted in his ouster last year from the state House.
June 8, 2019
President Trump Calls Off Threats To Impose Tariffs On Mexico
Many border businesses breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s Friday afternoon tweets announcing tariffs would not be imposed on Mexican imports. In the tweets, Trump said "the tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended."
June 7, 2019
Judge Rejects Mexican Tomato Growers’ Request For Relief
A U.S. judge has ruled against Mexican tomato growers who were looking for relief from new duties.
June 7, 2019
19 Shelter Dogs Euthanized After Distemper Outbreak
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is fighting an outbreak of distemper at its East Valley Shelter, which has resulted in 19 dogs being euthanized in just over a week, and a suspension of all activity that would allow more dogs to come in and out of the shelter.
June 7, 2019
In The Midst Of Tariff Tensions, Mexico Faces Immigration Crisis
Mexico reached an agreement with the U.S. to avoid tariffs, but is feeling the pressure on its Southern border: an increasing volume of people crossing from Central America is becoming harder to manage.
June 7, 2019
Damaged Pipeline At Grand Canyon Now Repaired
The damaged pipeline that supplies water to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park has been repaired, and most water services have been restored.
June 7, 2019

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