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We’ve learned that Facebook and other social media sites were great outlets for Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election. It involved advertising space being bought or news stories — that may or may not have been true — being promoted.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Monopolies — or companies accused of monopolistic behavior — in the U.S. have been around for more than a century. But megamergers in other industries haven’t been immune from concerns of regulators and the public. But how common are monopolies really? And are government watchdogs able to limit them?
Nov. 21, 2017
Mark Flatten
When it comes to selecting municipal judges in Arizona, most of those choices are made by elected officials. Yuma is a notable exception. There, the people get to vote on who sits on the municipal court bench. Yuma has been electing its judges since it adopted its charter at the turn of the 20th century.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Two U.S. senators have a message for the State Department: lift the hiring freeze. Republican John McCain from Arizona and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concern over questionable management practices.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Trump administration had hoped that NAFTA renegotiations may be on the fast track, with serious consideration given to many U.S. proposals. But as of this week, it seems like the negotiations are stuck in neutral.
Nov. 21, 2017
It’s a topic of conversation that’s been floating around for years: net neutrality. This week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is expected announce his final decision. It is widely believed he will “shrink the rules” surrounding net neutrality.
Nov. 21, 2017
Nearly 800 children in Arizona died last year. A statewide team reviewed the circumstances surrounding every child’s death. They looked at police and medical records and determined the deaths of 330 children could have been prevented.
Nov. 21, 2017
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An investigation that reveals how pharmaceutical distributors are in some cases knowingly responsible for perpetuating the opioid crisis, and how the U.S. federal government appears unwilling to do anything about it.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Every two minutes, a gun is stolen in America. A new report argues that "American gun owners, preoccupied with self-defense, are inadvertently arming the very criminals they fear."
Nov. 21, 2017
Prescott Valley's police chief has lost his gun and now needs the public's help finding it.
Nov. 21, 2017
Arizona Snowbowl
Operators of the Arizona Snowbowl ski area says they'll open the slopes on Tuesday after a couple of delays caused by warm weather.
Nov. 21, 2017
An attorney for the state of Arizona said there is no libel case for two fired executives from the Department of Economic Security.
Nov. 21, 2017
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A change in zoning laws passed by the Arizona state legislature is causing anger among some Tucson residents when it comes to building a new Fry’s supermarket.
Nov. 21, 2017
An RV in residence at Desert's Edge
Forget staycations, glamping and even couchsurfing. Turns out, more people at younger ages are spending time and money in recreational vehicles.
Nov. 21, 2017
Technical Education
High school students with trade skills like carpentry, welding and electrical work are in high demand these days. Some Valley contractors are so desperate for qualified employees they’re offering many kids both a job and funding for college as soon as they graduate. And all of that opportunity is starting to catch kids’ attention.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Two Arizona police departments are getting $250,000 each from the federal government. The money will be used to hire more officers.
Nov. 21, 2017
The illegal killing of a cow elk in a rural part of Central Arizona has the Arizona Game and Fish Department asking the public for help.
Nov. 21, 2017
Mexico and the U.S. are planning to create a cross border energy relationship that ultimately will eliminate both countries dependence on the rest of the world for oil, electricity and natural gas.
Nov. 20, 2017
Pueblo Viejo Fields
Earlier this year, Phoenix celebrated the opening of its first "Brownfields to Healthfields" project. Brownfields are often abandoned or closed properties that are overlooked for development because of contamination concerns. They can include former gas stations, landfills and manufacturing facilities.
Nov. 20, 2017
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Sometimes the details of city planning and zoning can feel tedious, but they often have a big impact on our neighborhoods. Right now there’s a controversy playing out in east Tucson about exactly this.
Nov. 20, 2017

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