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Lynnette Greybull
This year Navajo leaders discovered several cases of sex trafficking on the reservation, but they had no way to fight it. So the tribe passed a law to make human trafficking a crime. Congress also plans to consider legislation to give states the authority to prosecute traffickers.
Dec. 7, 2017
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is deciding how close is too close for the public to monitor Border Patrol checkpoints.
Dec. 7, 2017
New River
The utility EPCOR will be building a water hauling station to serve residents of New River and Desert Hills after all. The company had put the project on hold after some residents had objected to the proposed site. Now it says it has the support it needs.
Dec. 7, 2017
Arizona Department Of Child Safety
Advocates for child welfare are worried the fox is being assigned to watch the hen house. The state agency overseeing child safety is moving its oversight in house.
Dec. 6, 2017
One of the biggest financial institutions in Latin America will tell Mexico in an analysis due out next month that the country should encourage businesses to send more of their goods out of North America, regardless of the current negotiations over trade in the region.
Dec. 6, 2017
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President Trump fulfilled one of his campaign promises today: He announced that his administration officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, adding that the U.S. Embassy will relocate in the city.
Dec. 6, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Joe Arpaio took the stand Wednesday in a lawsuit over now-dismissed animal cruelty charges against Sen. Jeff Flake’s son.
Dec. 6, 2017
The Christmas spirit has run into some conflict at the summit of Camelback Mountain. The agitator is a tree that includes holiday decorations.
Dec. 6, 2017
Phoenix Rising
Phoenix Rising soccer team has announced its preseason schedule for the upcoming year — it includes February games against several Major League Soccer teams, which have trained in Tucson for the past several years.
Dec. 6, 2017
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Vietnam veterans have struggled to deal with PTSD and other health challenges in the nearly 50 years since they served overseas. Following the results of a Department of Veterans Affairs study, a link between cases of a rare bile duct cancer and a parasite that gets into the body via raw or undercooked fish may have been found.
Dec. 6, 2017
prescott
This time of year, Prescott is mostly known for being Arizona’s Christmas city. In a twist, recent headlines there have focused on a co-owner of The Prescott Daily Courier saying he has been poisoned.
Dec. 6, 2017
doctor looking at xray
Doctors treating patients they suspect have valley fever will soon have a new way to test for the disease. TGen, along with the Utah-based company DxNA, says the FDA has cleared their new, molecular test for the ailment.
Dec. 6, 2017
While conversations to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA continue, energy trade between Mexico and the U.S. keeps expanding. And this Wednesday, an American company opened the first fully private gas station in Mexico.
Dec. 6, 2017
Cellphone
A small Phoenix-based nonprofit aims to help senior citizens get a better handle on technology.
Dec. 6, 2017
Woman's hands
Researchers around the world are working to make advances in treatments or, potentially, a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. People are living longer — and the number of cases continues to rise.
Dec. 6, 2017
DACA application
Negotiations continue behind the scenes on what to do with the nearly 700,000 so-called "DREAMers" in the United States — who were brought to this country as children when undocumented relatives took them across the border.
Dec. 6, 2017
The University of Arizona may soon be serving wine and beer at basketball games.
Dec. 6, 2017
Creek Fire buring north of Los Angeles
Winds are pushing the blazes toward Bel Air and Interstate 405 threatening more damage. More than 50,000 acres have burned already.
Dec. 6, 2017
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When was the last time someone said to you, "Just take a breath?" It's a way to slow down, be in the moment, create space. It's also a big part of a mindfulness trend.
Dec. 6, 2017
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Republicans are trying to figure out how to reconcile the House and Senate tax plans, but there are some big snags up ahead, including how to deal with DACA and the individual mandate. Dec 6, 2017
Dec. 6, 2017

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