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Federal Judge Revising Flores Settlement
The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to modify the settlement that the administration had used as justification for separating migrant children from their parents at the southern border.
Jun. 26, 2018
Americans Feel Democracy Is Weakening
There’s a lot of concern today about the health of democracy, both overseas and here in the U.S. Now, a new survey takes a closer look at how people in the U.S. feel about democracy — what it means to them and how we can work to strengthen it.
Jun. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Changing Immigration Policy: Impact Of Zero Tolerance
Immigration has been a topic of debate that we have explored on The Takeaway over the last several weeks. When people cross the border illegally, they then enter the court system where there is a significant backlog of cases to be heard.
Jun. 26, 2018
The Pulse: Weighed Down
Sometimes it feels like the world is conspiring to make us pack on the pounds — we sit at desks all day, grab fast food on the run, and spend our evenings Netflixing on the couch.
Jun. 26, 2018
Colorado River Water Managers Can Imagine The Future And It Doesn’t Look Pretty
The mention of one plausible future scenario along the Colorado River is enough to make water managers in the West break into a sweat.
Jun. 26, 2018
AZ Organizations Mobilize For HIV Testing Day
According to the CDC, one in seven people with HIV don’t know they carry the virus.
Jun. 26, 2018
Arizonans Called To Court For Missing Jury Duty
People who ignore jury summons can face a fine of up to $1,000, be jailed for three days and be ordered to do community service.
Jun. 26, 2018
Route 66 On National Trust
The annual list of endangered places includes Route 66, the famous highway that connected California to Chicago and includes 400 miles in Arizona.
Jun. 26, 2018
Records: Citations, Fines At Southwest Key Programs In Metro Phoenix
A government-contracted nonprofit with services that include sheltering undocumented children racked up $2,750 dollars in state fines at a half-dozen Valley locations in the last couple years
Jun. 25, 2018
Poll Finds Sinema Leading Challengers
Two months out from primary elections, Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema leads in the race to fill Senator Jeff Flake's seat.
Jun. 25, 2018
Yuma Heritage Area Gets New Leader
The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area is getting a new chief. Charles Flynn is stepping down after 19 years as executive director.
Jun. 25, 2018
Trail Runner Cat Bradley On Traversing The Grand Canyon
One of the most extreme Grand Canyon challenges is called a rim-to-rim-to-rim, which usually means running down the South Rim, through the canyon, up the North Rim — then all the way back again. Famed trail runner Cat Bradley has done it eight times.
Jun. 25, 2018
State Puts Murphy School District In Receivership
The move appoints a receiver, essentially a consultant, who will investigate the district’s finances and create a plan to help the district become solvent once again.

MORE: Former Murphy Superintendent Discusses Receivership →

Jun. 25, 2018
Mars Researcher Takes Journey Through Family Tree
Tanya spends her days looking at Mars through the eyes of the Opportunity rover. But one day last year, her mom made a discovery.
Jun. 25, 2018
Miscarriage Prescription Denial Spots AZ Laws
A Peoria woman went to her local Walgreens with a prescription from her doctor last Thursday. It was for a pill that would end her pregnancy, a fetus her doctor deemed non-viable and would end in miscarriage.
Jun. 25, 2018
Why Do More Diverse Politicians Still Seem To Follow A Strict Dress Code?
It’s campaign season again and seeing more diverse candidates putting their names on the ballot. But though female candidates represent a wide variety of backgrounds and beliefs, their wardrobes tend to to be more similar than their backgrounds. But who makes these rules?
Jun. 25, 2018
Agency Works To Get IDs For Homeless Residents
The 2018 Point-In-Time Homeless Count found more than 6,200 people experiencing homelessness on a particular night in January. There are agencies who work to help people find housing or jobs, but to get those, you need identification. That’s where the Homeless ID Project comes in.
Jun. 25, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: European Leaders Meeting To Talk Brexit, Migration
European countries are holding a series of meetings this week, including talks on Brexit. Joining The Show for our weekly look at the big international stories on the agenda in the coming days is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi.
Jun. 25, 2018
Boas On Taxing The Rich
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jun. 25, 2018
Arizona Elections: Deedra Abboud - U.S. Senate
Deedra Abboud is running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate against Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema.
Jun. 25, 2018

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