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Civil-rights groups are asking a federal judge in Tucson to hold the Border Patrol in contempt of court in an ongoing court battle to disclose how detained migrants are treated while in custody.
Jan. 11, 2017
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The CDC reports that rates of diabetes-related kidney failure among Native Americans dropped more than 54 percent between 1996 and 2013. Experts attribute these successes, in part, to improved access, care coordination and community support.
Jan. 11, 2017
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A new housing analysis says 11 percent of Phoenix homeowners are upside-down on their mortgage. But, when the data is broken down by community, it looks a little different.
Jan. 11, 2017
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Gov. Doug Ducey promised to make education a top priority in his third State of the State address. He asked Arizona legislators to work together to expand all-day kindergarten, pay teachers more and streamline teacher certification.
Jan. 11, 2017
The shootout at the O.K. Corral took place more than a century ago in Tombstone. Now, the town known for its Wild West past and recreations has named itself "America’s Second Amendment City."
Jan. 11, 2017
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Two towns in Arizona and Utah are rejecting a proposed disbandment of their shared police department as a remedy to a jury verdict that concluded they discriminated against people who weren't members of a polygamous sect.
Jan. 11, 2017
A Tucson lawmaker wants to make it illegal to ride a motorcycle without a helmet. But there’s a twist.
Jan. 11, 2017
The National Park Service says Flagstaff is seeing the benefit of the city's decadeslong commitment to dark-sky friendly practices in the form of satellite images showing far less light pollution than a comparable-sized city.
Jan. 11, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
The U.S. Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments after residents and the City of Phoenix sued the FAA for changing the flight paths in and out of Sky Harbor.
Jan. 11, 2017
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The mayor of Mexico City is welcoming the Phoenix Suns, who will play two of their regular season home games there this week.
Jan. 11, 2017
Assistant Attorney General Rusty Crandell told the 9th U.S. Apellate court that while DACA allows undocumented students to work and apply for a driver’s license, it should not extend to in-state tuition status.
Jan. 11, 2017
One of the biggest retail highlights for the city of Phoenix last year was landing a new Fry’s Food Store downtown, but bow it’s a vacant Fry’s store that has one council member asking questions.
Jan. 11, 2017
Brendan Mahoney, Jenni Vega, Tony Moya
Two middle-aged men and a young woman are sitting around a small, round table. It’s the first time they’ve ever met, but it only takes a few minutes for the conversation to flow easily. They all vividly recall the night they realized Donald Trump would be their next president.
Jan. 11, 2017
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City leaders hope increasing regulations could help crack down on sex trafficking operations that masquerade as escort services.
Jan. 11, 2017
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The head of Medicare and Medicaid says Arizona’s making big strides under Obamacare and signups this year prove it. The acting Administrator Andy Slavitt was in Phoenix on Tuesday as the enrollment season draws to a close.
Jan. 11, 2017
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Four charter holders missed the 2016 audit deadline — one declared bankruptcy and the others have 10 percent of state funding withheld per month.
Jan. 10, 2017
The Morrison Institute estimates there are more than 92,000 youth between 16 and 24 years old who are not in school or working in the Phoenix area. The non-profit Aspen Institute awarded a $150,000 grant that aims to help a local group find jobs for these disconnected youth.
Jan. 10, 2017
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A decision 87-hundred miles away could have a big impact on a Phoenix-based corporation. Indonesia is expected to issue new mining laws this week that will affect copper and mining exports.
Jan. 10, 2017
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Maricopa County needs legal help to fight the Arizona Diamondbacks’ lawsuit to leave Chase Field, and it might pay for the courtroom battle using money from the baseball team.
Jan. 10, 2017
Sinema
One of the few elected Democrats in Arizona is hoping to save a federal program that helps the children of immigrants.
Jan. 10, 2017

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