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monsoon storm
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to: monsoon season. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps first introduces us to Mike Olbinski, just your average wedding photographer-storm chaser.
Jul. 31, 2017
Anna Almendrala
When she was 28 years old and 7 years into her marriage, Anna Almendrala and her husband decided to have a baby. But a year and a half later, no baby. So, they turned to IVF, or in vitro fertilization. And they decided to document it in a new podcast for HuffPo called IVFML
Jul. 31, 2017
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Thousands of pages of documents compiled from lawsuits against Dow, Monsanto, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Air Force are now in the public domain.
Jul. 31, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain today is beginning a treatment regimen of chemotherapy and radiation. Earlier this month, he announced he’d been diagnosed with a glioblastoma, which is an aggressive type of brain tumor. Physicians say it’s a difficult form of cancer to treat, but researchers are working on new ways to try.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Thirty-four men serving life sentences in Arizona for killings committed when they were juveniles can now argue they should one day be freed from prison, after the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that mandatory life without parole for juvenile homicide offenders is unconstitutional.
Jul. 31, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
And now, a check of the week ahead on the international front. Our correspondent is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi. Russia has certainly been in the news a lot here recently, including word that Russia is expelling U.S. diplomats in retaliation for sanctions against that country approved by Congress for alleged meddling in last year’s election.
Jul. 31, 2017
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We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on Dreamers — children who were brought to the U.S. when their parents illegally crossed the border and have since grown up and gone to school here.
Jul. 31, 2017
All people stranded when a flash flood swept through the Seven Falls area of the Sabino Canyon Recreation Park north of Tucson have been rescued.
Jul. 31, 2017
woman and child
It’s tough to flip on the TV right now without finding game shows, be it reboots like "Match Game," newbies like "Beat Shazam" or long-timers like "The Price is Right." But does quantity equal quality? Are we, in fact, in the midst of a golden age of game shows?
Jul. 31, 2017
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Both the House and the Senate have passed legislation that would increase sanctions on Russia, tightening restrictions on the country's oil and gas industries. In response, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that the U.S. must cut 755 staff members from the Russian embassy.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Many in Washington are still reeling from last week’s narrow defeat of the Senate Republican’s repeal and replace plan for the Affordable Care Act. In the wake of that failure, some senators have expressed a desire to come together and craft a bipartisan deal.
Jul. 31, 2017
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) is now operating its own large scale solar farm. Officials say when the sun is shining the new solar panels can put out about 28 megawatts of energy, which is enough to power 10,000 homes.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Two Valley children died last week after being left in hot cars. But lawmakers in D.C. are looking into ways to use technology to prevent that from happening in the future.
Jul. 31, 2017
Officials in Buckeye are gearing up to open a new elementary school in the district. More than 600 students are expected to attend Marionneaux Elementary this year.
Jul. 31, 2017
FWD.us
Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, have gotten some mixed messages over the past several months.
Jul. 31, 2017
Jeff Flake
Sen. Jeff Flake has been one of President Trump’s strongest critics, both when it comes to behavior and certain policies. On Tuesday, Flake’s book "Conscience of a Conservative" will be published. Many of its pages are devoted to criticizing the president.
Jul. 31, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey wants Congress to adopt limits on what jurors can award to medical malpractice victims, a cap that Arizona voters have previously rejected multiple times.
Jul. 31, 2017
Deedra Abboud
A Valley woman running for the U.S. Senate said she’s still under attack because of her Muslim faith. Deedra Abboud reminded supporters how the idea of religious freedom influenced the Founding Fathers. She also spoke about her belief in the separation of church and state.
Jul. 31, 2017
Improved imaging of the Earth’s interior has unlocked new subsurface mysteries, including an area 600 miles down where the mantle’s usual flow pattern changes. Now, at a lab bench on the planet’s surface, a team of researchers might have found the reason why.
Jul. 31, 2017
Hundreds of Walgreens employees in the East Valley are being told to move as the drugstore chain plans to relocate jobs and add new ones.
Jul. 31, 2017

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