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Phoenix VA hospital.
A Veterans Affairs Inspector General report released Tuesday said veterans are still dying while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
Oct. 5, 2016
Lake Powell
Economists have criticized a proposal to pipe Colorado River water 140 miles from Lake Powell to southern Utah. They say the preliminary financial plan has fatal flaws.
Oct. 5, 2016
ocelot in the Huachuca Mountains
Two environmental groups are asking a judge to block a federal agency from trapping and removing predators from certain areas of Arizona. They’re worried about the endangered ocelot.
Oct. 5, 2016
Axan Kuauhtli
Before the sun rises, Axan Kuauhtli is busy in a small building in downtown Phoenix. He pours green coffee beans from Chiapas, Mexico, into the coffee roaster’s hopper. In a way, he continues the work started by farm labor activists in the 1970s.
Oct. 5, 2016
fall leaves
A south-moving jet stream is bringing below normal temperatures to Arizona.
Oct. 4, 2016
State Representative Rebecca Rios
On the occasion of Donald Trump’s 6th campaign stop in Arizona, some of the state’s female Democratic leaders are speaking out.
Oct. 4, 2016
Phoenix Police Property Room
The money will go toward testing rape kits and could help in crime solving. The new grants come from the Justice Department, which has awarded $1.2 million to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office and another $1.5 million to the Phoenix Police Department.
Oct. 4, 2016
HOV carpool lane on Arizona freeway.
When city and state leaders try to woo companies to move to Arizona they often tout our transportation system. We’re close to Mexico and west coast markets and our highways and roads are fairly new compared to many other large, metro areas. But, some say our economic development efforts could take a hit if we don’t change the way we fund transportation.
Oct. 4, 2016
Bike
The bikes are part of a partnership between Pima County, the University of Arizona and other groups. That project started more than a decade ago in three neighborhoods on Tucson’s south side.
Oct. 4, 2016
Athletes have been known to try just about anything to help their performance. Now, some are turning to the deep blue seas for hydration.
Oct. 4, 2016
writing in the dark
Writing in the Dark started earlier this year as a way for writers who are blind or visually impaired to get together and help one another become better writers.
Oct. 4, 2016
Arizona’s early literacy initiative has come out with new maps, showing how schools and districts fare in several key factors dealing with reading.
Oct. 4, 2016
The First Baptist Church on Monroe Street in downtown Phoenix was built in 1929. In 1984, a fire burned much of it to the ground.
Oct. 4, 2016
Donald Trump
As part of our Divided States project, we are talking with representative voters across the traditionally red state of Arizona. Eileen Eagar is a Mormon, and a fervent supporter of Donald Trump.
Oct. 4, 2016
Majerle Lister lives part-time with his grandmother on the Navajo Nation reservation. He's driven by social justice issues and, after backing Bernie Sanders, is reluctantly supporting Hillary Clinton.
Oct. 4, 2016
Xenia Orona and her husband
The number of minority millennials eligible to vote this election is growing across both Arizona and the Valley. But will they turn out? One reluctant Clinton supporter says she is becoming more enthusiastic as the election nears.
Oct. 4, 2016
Prescott Valley Event Center
All the tickets for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's scheduled appearance in Prescott Valley are taken.
Oct. 4, 2016
Taser
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court’s ruling that said use of a Taser on a mentally-ill man who died does count as unconstitutional, excessive force.
Oct. 4, 2016
mexico 911 logo
For decades, Mexicans have had a hard time trying to report an emergency. There’s a number for the police, another one for the Red Cross — and even different numbers in different cities and states.
Oct. 4, 2016
Enrique Pena Nieto
Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and toured the floor of the country’s annual entrepreneurship convention on Monday afternoon.
Oct. 4, 2016

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