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arizona storytellers
Mario Avent is an Army veteran living in Phoenix.
May. 2, 2017
Students in the Queen Creek Unified School District Adult Education digital storytelling class
The Queen Creek Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of some its oldest learners last night. Students of the adult education program’s digital storytelling class presented to the public.
May. 2, 2017
Arizonans need not worry about their city interfering with the sale of a refrigerator, a microwave or more pointedly, a gun.
May. 2, 2017
clean water
A new study found more than one-third of Arizona’s population gets their water from systems that violated the Safe Drinking Water Act in 2015.
May. 2, 2017
Housing for baseball players could be on the horizon for the Peoria Sports Complex.
May. 2, 2017
Car
In Mexico, it’s become popular among business and government types to say they’re preparing for the impending negotiation of NAFTA. They say they want to diversify their business interests beyond deals with the United States. And in Mexico’s booming car industry, one big new player — China — is already moving in.
May. 2, 2017
Yuma border fence
A massive $1 trillion spending bill that will keep the U.S. government funded for the rest of the fiscal year includes a boost to Homeland Security operations, including new border infrastructure.
May. 2, 2017
Cable One
Phoenix-based Cable One, the nation’s seventh-largest cable provider, is getting larger. A $735 million purchase of New Wave Communications is now complete, bringing the total customer base for the combined companies to over 1 million.
May. 2, 2017
Medical marijuana
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that. While the debates around marijuana legalization continue state by state in the U.S., Mexico is just one step away from legalizing medical marijuana in the entire country.
May. 1, 2017
An indictment will move forward in a case involving a real-estate company based in Phoenix. A federal judge Friday declined to dismiss charges against Brian Block, the former CFO of American Realty Capital Properties Inc., a real-estate investment trust.
May. 1, 2017
mosquito
A mosquito sample in the East Valley has tested positive for the West Nile virus. It’s the first of the season.
May. 1, 2017
Republicans in the U.S. House are attempting to revive health-care legislation this week and are hoping to win over skeptical members of the Freedom Caucus.
May. 1, 2017
Lambda Legal
Lambda Legal has been busy over the past several months. The LGBT civil rights advocacy group has been working on a number of issues.
May. 1, 2017
During his campaign and continuing into his presidency, Trump promised dramatic policy changes and emphasized addressing conflicts with Mexico and “radical Islamic terrorists.” But the latest National Security concerns in Washington are actually coming from North Korea.
May. 1, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
The second and final round of France’s presidential election is less than one week away, and a key debate is happening in a couple of days.
May. 1, 2017
John McCain
Now that President Trump has passed the symbolic 100-day mark, we spoke with Arizona Sen. John McCain about the current condition of U.S. relations with other nations.
May. 1, 2017
Neil Irwin
Public policy at the highest levels of the federal government—and in many state governments—is often determined, at least in part, by economists.
May. 1, 2017
Border Fence
The Trump administration has moved to change United States immigration policy, whether it’s on sanctuary cities and interior enforcement or strengthening enforcement at the nation’s border with Mexico.
May. 1, 2017
Monday was International Workers’ Day, or May Day, and immigrants rights groups across the country hit the streets in protest of President Trump’s policies on immigration.
May. 1, 2017
One of the issues lawmakers may have to consider in the budget, if not this year then over the next couple, is funding for school construction and maintenance.
May. 1, 2017

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