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An independent employment law firm says it found no evidence of forgery or email monitoring at the Maricopa County Community College District. But the investigation did reveal “serious departmental issues within the district.”
May. 24, 2017
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Coconino National Forest officials are allowing the Snake Ridge Fire to grow, removing dead wood and other fuel. Brady Smith with the U.S. Forest Service says firefighters are allowing the fire to move across the landscape, keeping it suppressed in some areas and letting it burn in others.
May. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular sites in the world for tourists to gaze at and take photos of. But the Canyon is also a place that has great religious meaning for people known as young earth creationists, and one man, Andrew Snelling, is suing park officials and the Interior Department.
May. 24, 2017
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A federal court in Washington, D.C., has ruled an FAA rule requiring hobby drone operators to register their unmanned aerial vehicles violates a 2012 federal law. With me to talk about the significance of the ruling and what it means is Sarah Nilsson, an aviation attorney and teaches aviation and drone law classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
May. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University hired former Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner as the school’s director of public safety. Collaboration between campus security and local police is important given that most crime against students actually occurs off campus.
May. 24, 2017
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ASU this week hosted the inaugural conference of a group that’s working to implement more evidence-based policing practices.
May. 24, 2017
Ryan Winkle
It’s been eight years since he served time for having a blood alcohol level higher than 0.2. Under Arizona law, if an individual is charged and convicted of a second DUI within seven years, the mandated sentencing would be 180 days in jail.
May. 24, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced plans to dramatically shift how the Department of Justice and prosecutors deal with drug offenders. Sessions seems prepared to bring back the so-called “War on Drugs.”
May. 24, 2017
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You don’t have to look too hard to find political bombast — ideologues on either side of the aisle blasting those on the other side. For my next guest, what’s missing in political discourse — and policy-making — today is political moderation.
May. 24, 2017
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is readying its plans for which House seats currently held by Republicans it should target for defeat. We explored the Democratic strategy with Kyle Kondik, who analyzes House elections for the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics.
May. 24, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board adopted a new $1.4 billion budget last night for upcoming fiscal year.
May. 24, 2017
The city of Phoenix has long seen itself as an innovative leader — and some signs around town still list it as the “Best Run City.” And on Wednesday, Governing magazine honored Phoenix with its first-ever Governing and Living Cities Equipt to Innovate award.
May. 24, 2017
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Tucson Assistant Police Chief Ramon Batista will take on the role.
May. 24, 2017
A program to prepare university students in Arizona and across the country for science and tech careers would be eliminated under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.
May. 24, 2017
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Data is great, but it can't tell you everything you need to know. So why do we love it so much?
May. 24, 2017
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After passing the House earlier this month, the American Health Care Act is on its way to the Senate. But first the Congressional Budget Office will review it once more. Today, the CBO releases their latest score of the legislation. It will provide updated estimates and projections of insurance over the next decade.
May. 24, 2017
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Teens and children were killed during the attack at the Ariana Grande concert this week. Terror groups are targeting the most vulnerable parts of the population to evoke widespread fear.
May. 24, 2017
A high-level official of the previous administration to govern the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora was arrested Monday in Tucson.
May. 24, 2017
Pinal Fire
People with respiratory issues should stay clear of the Globe-Miami area Wednesday.
May. 24, 2017
visually impaired people learn to use writing guides
What was it like to lose your sight? No two answers to that question are alike here at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
May. 24, 2017

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