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New Book Sets Guidelines For Police During Protests
Two years ago today, President Trump held a rally in Phoenix that saw clashes between police and protesters. ASU criminologist Ed Maguire was observing with three PhD students when he found himself more directly involved than he’d expected.
Aug. 22, 2019
AZ Congressmen Host Rountable On Valley Fever
On Wednesday, two Arizona congressmen discussed a bipartisan measure they hope will combat valley fever.
Aug. 22, 2019
AG Brnovich Weighs In On Dropped Tuition Lawsuit
The state Court of Appeals won’t let a suit over university tuition rates go forward.
Aug. 22, 2019
ASU Now Offering Disability Studies Bachelors Program
As Arizona State University rolls out the welcome mat for students this week, it’s also rolling out a new disability studies bachelor’s degree program.
Aug. 22, 2019
Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay Navajo $6.5 Million Settlement
The Navajo Nation announced Thursday that it has settled a lawsuit with Wells Fargo Bank over predatory practices that targeted Navajo people. Under the terms of the settlement, Wells Fargo will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million.
Aug. 22, 2019
Too Many Trees: Forest Service Re-Ups Efforts To Find Contractors
The U.S. Forest Service is offering up one of the largest Requests for Proposals in the history of the agency in an attempt to make real progress on the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Aug. 22, 2019
Museum Fire To Cost More Than $12 Million
Agencies that fought a wildfire that burned north of Flagstaff expect it to cost more than $12 million. The fire sparked on July 21 and was declared fully contained on Aug. 15. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.
Aug. 22, 2019
Arizona Takes Measures To Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease
Arizona’s neighboring states — Utah, Colorado and New Mexico — have all recorded incidents of Chronic Wasting Disease. In an attempt to keep the disease from coming into Arizona, the state’s Game and Fish Department is taking a number of steps.
Aug. 22, 2019
Sounds Of The City: The Bat Cave
Listen to Hally Cokenias leading a tour of the Phoenix Bat Cave as they watch the nocturnal creatures to fly into the night.
Aug. 22, 2019
Residents With Disabilities Face Challenges In AZ Heat
The Valley is no longer under an excessive heat warning, but temperatures are still expected to approach 110 today. But bus riders with disabilities, in particular, face a number of challenges when the temperatures rise.
Aug. 22, 2019
Phoenix Rescue Dog To Star In Live-Action Lady And The Tramp
Two-year-old terrier mix "Monte" was rescued by HALO Animal Rescue last year, and Hollywood scouts fell in love with the friendly mutt.
Aug. 22, 2019
Committee To Look At issue Of Abuse, Neglect Of Vulnerable Adults
On Tuesday, members of the Arizona Legislature, as well as disability and aging advocates and heads of some state agencies, held a study committee to look at the issue of abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults with disabilities and seniors.
Aug. 22, 2019
APS CEO Don Brandt Will Retire In November
Pinnacle West Capital Corp. said that Don Brandt will retire as the president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, effective Nov. 15. That follows 16 years with the APS parent company.
Aug. 22, 2019
What Will Happen To Phoenix Convention Center Building?
A prime piece of real estate in downtown Phoenix is under the microscope. City leaders are exploring what to do with the South Building of the Convention Center. Meetings to gather public input have been taking place over the summer, and public tours were held Wednesday.
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Aug. 22, 2019
Crews Battle Brush Fire In North Phoenix
Firefighters from three Valley fire departments are battling a large brush fire right now in north Phoenix.
Aug. 21, 2019
Last-Minute Deal Struck In Mexican Tomato Standoff
A resolution to months of uncertainty surrounding imported Mexican tomatoes could be at hand. If the deal is finalized after the 30-day comment period, the duties paid so far could be recouped.
Aug. 21, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: Nogales, Mexico
In our ongoing series, "Tracing The Migrant Journey," we've heard dispatches from Honduras, and Mexico's southern border in Guadalajara, Mexico, and along Mexico's border with western Arizona. Now our Fronteras Desk takes us a little closer to home. Michel Marizco has been reporting in Nogales, Sonora, and Yuma, Arizona.
Aug. 21, 2019
Environmental Groups Call On AZ To Close Uranium Mine
Environmentalists have called for the state to shut down a uranium mine outside Grand Canyon National Park. They cite severe flooding that threatens to pollute drinking water.
Aug. 21, 2019
Mexico Cocaine Ruling Might Set Precedents For Policies
A judge in Mexico is allowing two people to use cocaine for recreational purposes. The decision could open new rulings in that country for drug policies.
Aug. 21, 2019
What Police Need To Know About Social Media And Free Speech
Headlines about law enforcement officers in recent months have been dominated by controversies started on social media.
Aug. 21, 2019

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