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A 15-acre urban community garden in Central Phoenix will be closing abruptly and the land returned to the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Feb. 6, 2017
The city of Phoenix has partnered with a company called Recyclebank to give residents more incentives to recycle.
Feb. 6, 2017
arizona license plates
The Arizona Senate has voted for a law that would ban license plate covers typically used to prevent photo enforcement cameras from capturing an image of the plate.
Feb. 6, 2017
Arizona is in the process of sending out new tax forms after mailing incorrect statements of refunds to about 580,000 taxpayers.
Feb. 6, 2017
protest
Last year hundreds of thousands of people from around the world united with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. That protest continues as President Trump advances development. The movement has brought a megaphone to the battle between what tribes believe to be sacred and what westerners consider fair game all across the U.S.
Feb. 6, 2017
 female peregrine falcon
If any peregrine falcons decide to take up residence in the nesting box above downtown Phoenix this season, they’re in for a cool surprise.
Feb. 6, 2017
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Minerals and mining giant Freeport-McMoRan said Friday that it will cut operations and staff in Indonesia in the near-term, if the government there continues to delay approval to export copper concentrate.
Feb. 6, 2017
The bill, which passed a Senate panel, says student editors, not administrators, are the ones who can give final approval on school-sponsored media.
Feb. 6, 2017
Cottonseed
Experts say if Monsanto and Bayer merge, as well as DuPont and Dow, cotton farmers will pay 20 percent more for seeds.
Feb. 6, 2017
An Arizona defense contractor has won government approval for a large contract with the government of Kuwait. Apache helicopters refurbished in Mesa will end up in the Middle East.
Feb. 5, 2017
cigarette
California and Hawaii have raised the age for legal tobacco use from 18 to 21 — and Arizona could be the next state to take the step. A bill to do just that passed the Arizona House Health Committee this week.
Feb. 4, 2017
It seems like every year the Waste Management Phoenix Open breaks its previous attendance record. And organizers say the tournament is poised to do it again this year.
Feb. 4, 2017
Baptist Pastor Warren H. Stewart Sr. brought his grandson to the March, saying “I’m teaching him how to love all people."
“The reason that we’re making a silent March for Peace is that we’re trying to demonstrate that not everything needs to be vocal,” Usman Karriem said.“We need to be present. We need to be available for our community members.”
Feb. 3, 2017
Tucson
Job website Career Builder is out with its latest analysis of employment trends. Among the findings, highly sought after millennials are leaving one Arizona city in big numbers.
Feb. 3, 2017
ASU Art Museum
Choreographer and dancer Liz Lerman could easily be described as both a mover and a shaker. ASU’s Tempe Art Museum is the setting for Lerman’s latest project, Minds on the Move: The Treadmill Tapes.
Feb. 3, 2017
Chris Bianco
It was recently announced that legendary Phoenix chef and restauranteur Chris Bianco will be teaming up with Chad Robertson of San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery to open the Row DTLA.
Feb. 3, 2017
 border fence
President Trump’s executive order on immigration does more than put in place plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Daniel Gonzalez covers immigration for The Arizona Republic. He has been following this story and he joins me now.
Feb. 3, 2017
San Francisco
Since President Trump said he would withhold federal funds from cities that are so-called sanctuary cities, several large cities around the country — like San Francisco — have become more emboldened in their pro-immigrant positions. I’m joined now by Vivian Ho, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who has been covering that city’s resolutions to stay a sanctuary city.
Feb. 3, 2017
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Another executive order signed by the president last week temporarily blocks travel from seven, mostly-Muslim countries to the U.S. The effects of that ban are felt around Arizona.
Feb. 3, 2017
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Arizona and California cases and those of seven other states, has been a punching bag for years, especially for conservatives.
Feb. 3, 2017

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