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75 Years Later, Japanese-American Internment Camp Remembered
A tiny town on the western edge of the Navajo Nation was a prison for dozens of Japanese Americans who’d never been charged with a crime. The notorious case continues to play out today in the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court, where even sitting judges call the World War II internment camp history a “shameful precedent,” when it considered the so-called Muslim travel ban this year.
Q&AZ: What Is The History Of Japanese Internment Camps In Arizona?
Dec. 5, 2018
Man Held Over Agent
The man accused of killing a federal agent in Tucson last week appeared before a federal magistrate Tuesday morning.
Dec. 4, 2018
Some Nursing Students
Some nursing students are criticizing the Arizona State Board of Nursing for limiting which out-of-state programs are allowed to operate in Arizona.
Dec. 4, 2018
High Levels Of Lead Dust Found In Garcia Elementary School
Testing showed lead paint in the older building, which turned to dust because of water damage, according to the superintendent. Six classrooms had significant amounts of lead paint dust over the federal limit in the air.
Dec. 4, 2018
FBI Offers Reward For Info After Consulate Attack
The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information about an attack on a U.S. consulate in western Mexico. Two hand grenades were lobbed at the consulate in Guadalajara, in the western state of Jalisco, just before 11 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.
Dec. 4, 2018
How To Outsmart A Porch Pirate
As home deliveries rise, mail services are offering customers options to outsmart package thieves. Last year, Amazon reported delivering more than 5 billion packages to its Prime customers
Dec. 4, 2018
Mesa Mulls Dockless Bike, Scooter Regulations
Valley cities are increasingly looking at new rules for scooters and bicycles you rent with a smartphone. Mesa council told staff this week to draft regulations for the vehicles that could be voted on in early 2019.
Dec. 4, 2018
Prescott City Council Votes 6-1 To Call For Stringer
The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday to call for state Rep. David Stringer’s resignation following his latest controversial remarks on race.
Dec. 4, 2018
Group Says Ducey
The complaint filed Tuesday by the Campaign Legal Center with to the Secretary of State's Office charges that a donation listed as coming from a Delaware corporation known as Blue Magnolia Investments, LLC really is little more than disguised funds from Larry Van Tuyl.
Dec. 4, 2018
More U.S. Beef Being Recalled Over Salmonella Fears
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Dec. 4, 2018
Luke AFB Facing Shortage Of Combat Pilot Instructors
For more than a year, Luke Air Force Base has faced a critical pilot shortage. In 2017, a Brigadier General called the U.S. Air Force's 2,000-pilot shortfall a "national crisis," and launched a five-year initiative to recruit and retain pilots at bases nationwide.
Dec. 4, 2018
Researchers Work To Protect Devices From Cyberattacks
More and more of us have smart TVs, appliances and other devices connected to the Internet of Things. A group of researchers and industry officials in Arizona and elsewhere is working on ways to shore up security on those devices and try to inoculate them from cyberattacks.
Dec. 4, 2018
Saving The Rainforest With Healthcare?
Health in Harmony is a planetary health organization. The folks there work on improving our planet’s biodiversity and health, and they do it using some less than obvious solutions. Case in point: In Borneo. For the last decade, they’ve been tackling deforestation by providing healthcare for the families and communities living around the rain forest.
Dec. 4, 2018
Groundwater More Scarce Than Previously Thought
As water managers and state officials across the Southwest get closer to nailing down a deal on the future of the Colorado River’s water, a new study shows another source of water may not be assured in the future.
Dec. 4, 2018
Arizona Lags Behind In Higher Education
Over the course of the Great Recession, funding for Arizona’s state universities was cut dramatically by the legislature. And Arizona is behind many other states when it comes to residents who have some kind of post-high school degree or certificate.
Dec. 4, 2018
Since its debut in 1961, Langston Hughes' Black Nativity has anchored itself in Black theaters, appearing year after year on their stages, including at the Black Theatre Troupe right here in Phoenix. The performance is packed with gospel hits as it retells the classic nativity story with an all-Black cast.
Dec. 4, 2018
How To Appreciate Culture Without Appropriating It
Over and over again, incidents are met with accusations of cultural appropriation. And outrage ensues as a minority culture is thrust into the spotlight by those who aren’t from that culture. Is there a way to express appreciation of another culture without appropriating it?
Dec. 4, 2018
AZ Teens Less Likely To Smoke, More Likely To Vape
Fewer Arizona eighth, tenth and twelfth graders report smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days, but more are vaping and using marijuana.
Dec. 4, 2018
Brnovich Looks Ahead To His Continued Role After The Election
Last month, Attorney General Mark Brnovich was reelected to his second four-year term by defeating Democratic challenger January Contreras. The race was closer than expected, which some attributed to millions of dollars in ads being spent late in the campaign against Brnovich.
Dec. 4, 2018
Governor Secretive On U.S. Senate Seat Appointment
Governor Ducey remains tight lipped about who he'd prefer next to fill the late John McCain's senate seat.
Dec. 4, 2018

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