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Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace must do so by the end of Tuesday, which is the deadline for enrollment.
Jan. 31, 2017
fire burning in northern arizona
The U.S. Forest Service allowed fire to burn more than 73,500 acres in northern Arizona last year. New research examines how well these “managed wildfires” restore healthy, historic conditions to ponderosa pine forests.
Jan. 31, 2017
playground swing
House Bill 2082, which would mandate schools offer 50 minutes of recess each day for kindergarten through fifth grade students, was unanimously passed by the House Education Committee.
Jan. 31, 2017
arizona storytellers
Charlie Steak shares his love of Christmas with a woman who hates it.
Jan. 31, 2017
A letter Monday from several U.S. dairy farmers, including a group from Arizona, accused Canada of unfair trade practices.
Jan. 31, 2017
Local Arab leaders met Monday night to decide how to respond to President Donald Trump’s most recent executive order on immigration.
Jan. 31, 2017
students raising their hands
Summer break is a few months away, but some teachers already know they won’t be back next year.
Jan. 31, 2017
border fence
A new poll found more than half of Arizona voters oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall, and an even higher percentage say they’re against taxing Mexico to pay for it.
Jan. 31, 2017
University of Arizona logo
The University of Arizona is officially opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order severely limiting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Officials estimate about 174 of their students, researchers or faculty are from one of the impacted areas.
Jan. 30, 2017
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
The man accused of being the I-10 freeway serial shooter is getting his handgun back. Charges were dropped earlier, and now a court has ordered the return of Leslie Merritt’s gun.
Jan. 30, 2017
F-35
Luke Air Force Base in Glendale will eventually have more F-35s than any other military outpost, and negotiations continue on a contract to build the next batch of fighter jets.
Jan. 30, 2017
President Trump’s executive order halting immigration from seven countries led to confusion and criticism that the last-minute directive would hinder military efforts, particularly at a training program here in Arizona where Iraq learns how to fight ISIS.
Jan. 30, 2017
Phoenix International Raceway on Monday announced details of planned upgrades to the Avondale racetrack. The track will include a new grandstand in a different area, Wi-Fi access in existing seats and more shaded areas.
Jan. 30, 2017
As hundreds of protesters gathered at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport Sunday, immigration lawyers were at Sky Harbor yesterday ready to give legal help to immigrants.
Jan. 30, 2017
Border Fence
U.S. relations with other nations are at least temporarily in flux. And a lot of other international news is going on this week. To get a preview we spoke with the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Jan. 30, 2017
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
Last year was not the smoothest for elections in Arizona. And now, we’re learning about a growing rift between the state’s top elections office and its 15 county recorders.
Jan. 30, 2017
Right now, Arizona’s Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national original or disability. But it does not include protections for the LGBT community. A new bill is attempting to change that.
Jan. 30, 2017
Leszek Pawlowicz
And now it’s time for …The Quiz Show! That’s when we bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
Jan. 30, 2017
Donald Trump
After a whirlwind of change in Washington, D.C., and a series of executive orders related to immigration, many of Arizona’s undocumented residents are uneasy about their status. Helen Aguirre Ferré is President Donald Trump’s special assistant of media affairs and one of the few Hispanics in the new administration.
Jan. 30, 2017
Larry Fitzgerald
To learn more, we spoke with Phoenix Suns’ vice president of Athlete Care Aaron Nelson, and we visited the EXOS training facility in Phoenix to talk with performance specialist Tristan Rice.
Jan. 30, 2017

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