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Mexico Prepares Legal Actions After El Paso Shootings
At least six Mexican citizens were killed and seven wounded during Saturday’s shooting in El Paso, Texas, by a suspected white supremacist. The Mexican government is preparing a series of legal and diplomatic actions, including a terrorism lawsuit that could be the first of its kind.
Aug. 5, 2019
Arizona Reacts To Trump Mass-Shooting Speech
Former and present Arizona lawmakers are reacting to the president's speech on the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio as well as proposed gun legislation.
Ducey's Plan | Sheriff's Safety Tips
Aug. 5, 2019
Gov. Ducey Selects New Policy Adviser For Education
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Monday that Kaitlin Harrier will serve as his policy adviser for education. Harrier played a role in the development of Proposition 123 and developed the plan to distribute dollars for new school buses as part of the Volkswagen settlement.
Aug. 5, 2019
Tucson To Vote On Initiative To Raise Age To Buy Tobacco
Now, Tucson city leaders are considering an ordinance that would raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Aug. 5, 2019
Law Enforcement: Run, Hide, Fight During A Mass Shooting
Members of the law enforcement community are reminding people how they react in a mass shooting event could be the difference between life and death.
Aug. 5, 2019
Weekend Lightning Causes Verde Fire Near Black Mesa
Saturday night’s lightning was a byproduct of thunderstorms and is being blamed for the Verde Fire. It is burning on the east side of the Verde River, near Black Mesa, about 2 miles northeast of the Fort McDowell Reservation, and four miles east of Rio Verde community.
Aug. 5, 2019
Phoenix Police To Record Every Time They Point Weapons
Phoenix Police officers begin training today for a new policy aimed at reducing the number of officer-involved shootings. Phoenix led the nation last year with 44 people shot by police.
Aug. 5, 2019
Goodyear Continues Partnership With Nike Despite AZ Governor
The city of Goodyear has attracted warehouse and distribution centers as part of a steady growth pattern. The most intense headlines were generated last month when Goodyear City Council agreed to bring a Nike manufacturing facility to the area.
Aug. 5, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: India Revokes Special Status Of State
India has issued a presidential decree revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir — the country's only Muslim-majority state. What sort of reaction should we expect in the coming few days? The Show talked about it with BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Aug. 5, 2019
Boas: Arizona Isnt An Election Bellwether — Yet
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 5, 2019
Tempe Police Clarify Positive Ticketing Campaign
The Tempe Police Department’s so-called “positive ticketing” campaign sparked an uproar on social media last week.
Aug. 5, 2019
Arizona Republic Continues Don Bolles Investigation
Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles died in June 1976, 11 days after his car was blown up in the middle of the day in downtown Phoenix. Soon after, journalists from across the country came to the Valley in an attempt to finish Bolles’ work.
Aug. 5, 2019
GateHouse Buying Gannett, USA Today Owner
Two of the country's largest newspaper companies have agreed to combine in the latest media deal driven by the industry's struggles with a decline of printed editions. The combined company would have more than 260 daily papers in the U.S., including the Arizona Republic, along with more than 300 weeklies.
Aug. 5, 2019
New Netflix Series Follows Navajo Rezball In AZ
A new show on Netflix is based right here in Arizona. It follows the basketball team of Chinle High School on the Navajo reservation on the far east side of the state.
Aug. 5, 2019
US Census Workers Begin Verifying Data For Ramp Up To 2020 Census
The Census Bureau begins collecting data around the country in one week. In Cochise County, for instance, residents have been notified to to expect seeing the first wave of official workers collecting data for the 2020 census.
Aug. 5, 2019
Ducey Renewing Call For Gun Safety, Threat Order Of Protection Plan
Before this weekend's shootings, Gov. Doug Ducey was already renewing his call to enact a Severe Threat Order of Protection plan. His renewed focus comes as the new school year begins on many campuses.
Aug. 5, 2019
Heat Wave Leaves Phoenix Parched Until Measurable Rain Arrives
The National Weather Service issued another excessive heat warning for Monday in central Phoenix as temperatures flirt with highs around 110. Meteorologists predict it will peak on Tuesday then drop a few degrees with a chance for rain as the week evolves.
Aug. 5, 2019
March For Our Lives Arizona Weighs In On Recent Shootings
“At the end of the day, people are dying," said Arizona March For Our Lives director Catherine Broski. "People’s lives are being dramatically changed because of the lack of action from our lawmakers on this issue.”
Aug. 5, 2019
Freeport McMoRan To Pay For Air Quality Violations
Freeport McMoRan will pay $230,000 for contributing to unhealthy air conditions. Pima County officials say they observed blowing dust from piles of leftover crushed rock from mines near Tucson.
Aug. 5, 2019
The Impact Of Mexicos Worst Mining Disaster, 5 Years Later
Five years ago, a copper mine just 25 miles south of the Arizona border spilled millions of gallons of toxic waste into Sonoran rivers. It’s considered the worst mining disaster in modern Mexican history. In the seven Sonora River valley towns downstream from the spill, people are still living with the consequences of the disaster.
Aug. 5, 2019

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