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One of every five people on the Navajo Nation in Arizona is considered food insecure. That means they may not know where their next meal is coming from. A community on the western edge of the reservation has just gotten a grant to help.
Nov. 25, 2014
A Syrian man accused of supplying components of improvised explosive devices to a jihadist group in Iraq will go on trial in Arizona in April of 2016.
Nov. 25, 2014
A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.
Nov. 24, 2014
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resigned Monday.
Nov. 24, 2014
Phoenix VA Director Sharon Helman was fired Monday. The Phoenix VA was at the center of a national scandal about delays in patient care.
Nov. 24, 2014
Veterans in support of medical marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder are urging the state universities to allow research.
Nov. 24, 2014
A poll released Monday showed Latinos across the United States overwhelmingly support President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.
Nov. 24, 2014
Young immigrants in Arizona appear to be one step closer to getting driver’s licenses. On Monday a federal appeals court rejected an appeal by Arizona’s governor to reconsider its earlier ruling requiring the state to issue these immigrants licenses.
Nov. 24, 2014
With more than five years to go until the 2020 census, the U.S. Census Bureau is already busy testing updates to its survey. Those proposed changes have several civil rights groups concerned.
Nov. 24, 2014
Phoenix is no longer in the running for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Along with Phoenix, Birmingham, Ala. was also eliminated this round.
Nov. 24, 2014
The 2011 book "Scorpions for Breakfast" focused largely on Brewer’s decision to sign SB 1070 and immigrant rights groups say documents considered in signing SB 1070 are relevant in determining if the law was racially motivated.
Nov. 24, 2014
For the first time in 70 years, there is confirmation that a gray wolf has been spotted at the Grand Canyon. The female Rocky Mountain gray wolf has been roaming in the Kaibab National Forest.
Nov. 24, 2014
While unemployment is on the way down, as the recovery continues in Arizona, state workers are sharing in the recovery at a much lower rate than those in other major western areas.
Nov. 24, 2014
Gloating to friends back east over the cold weather is something many of us do every winter. That cold weather is also an opportunity for the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Nov. 24, 2014
The way people visit inmates has gotten a digital makeover at Maricopa County jails. Gone are the days of meeting in person, replaced by the largest inmate video visitation system in the country.
Nov. 24, 2014
Arizona’s Game and Fish Department has started stocking the state’s lakes and ponds with rainbow trout. The agency says it will release 340,000 trout over the coming weeks and months. Half the lakes and ponds stocked are in cities and towns.
Nov. 24, 2014
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million Americans. One of those is Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell’s mother. Her illness has prompted Mitchell to push for Tempe to become a “dementia friendly” city.
Nov. 24, 2014
The public now has until Dec. 2 to comment on the Arizona Corporation Commission's proposal to eliminate some of the state's energy efficiency standards.
Nov. 24, 2014
Former Owner of Danny’s Family Car Wash was sentenced to a year in prison for hiring more than 200 unauthorized immigrants.
Nov. 21, 2014
The president’s plan would defer deportation to parents whose kids are either U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.
Nov. 21, 2014

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