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Government Documents
After USDA-APHIS scrubbed thousands of public documents from its website, Russ Kick ramped up efforts to republish them on his own.
Feb. 23, 2017
wheelchair user
Arizona lawmakers are considering a new bill on parking for people with disabilities. The legislation could cause problems for those who have physical disabilities but don’t use wheelchairs.
Feb. 23, 2017
south mountain park
One of Phoenix’s largest city departments may be adding staff. The Parks and Recreation Department has 55 rangers responsible for enforcing rules and maintaining more than 230 miles of designated trails.
Feb. 23, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
More than 30 immigrants in the country illegally were freed from Maricopa County jails over the last four days after Sheriff Paul Penzone made a change in one of his policies.
Feb. 22, 2017
A lobbying group for the country’s biggest banks says they waste billions of dollars a year investigating suspicious activity. It’s now asking the Trump administration to change the way in which the finances of money launderers and terror groups are investigated.
Feb. 22, 2017
Desert
A couple of weeks ago, we talked about some new research into the so-called “Green Sahara” period. Another researcher has been looking at some of the reasons why monsoon activity lessened, helping turn the Sahara into the sand dune-covered landscape we know today.
Feb. 22, 2017
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ASU's Neal Lester recently won an award from Tempe for a program he runs called Humanity 101. This program is housed under what ASU calls Project Humanities.
Feb. 22, 2017
The stark divisions among political views and sensibilities are also being seen on newspapers sports pages, sports websites and Twitter. Bryan Curtis, editor at large for The Ringer, has written about the topic in a piece called "Sportswriting Has Become a Liberal Profession: Here’s How It Happened."
Feb. 22, 2017
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In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the illusions that we have around the choices we make — namely, that we have actual choices to make.
Feb. 22, 2017
Town halls used to be an opportunity for constituents to listen to their elected officials, and, more importantly, ask questions and express concerns. To learn more about how town halls have changed and the strategy behind them, we spoke with political consultant Marcus Dell’Artino, a partner at Phoenix-based First Strategic.
Feb. 22, 2017
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There are, of course, fans of the new immigration priorities — Dan Stein is one of them.
Feb. 22, 2017
Donald Trump
Immigration attorneys have been busy over the past few weeks as the Trump Administration has been signaling its priorities.
Feb. 22, 2017
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The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday released two memos outlining the Trump administration’s new immigration enforcement priorities.
Feb. 22, 2017
John Kelly
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary Jon Kelly made their first visit to Mexico this week.
Feb. 22, 2017
artist's concept of exoplanet TRAPPIST-1f
NASA’s announcement of planets outside our solar system that could be like Earth have scientists in Tucson excited about the possibilities for life.
Feb. 22, 2017
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A look at a meeting between the U.S. and Mexico, attacks on Jewish-American communities, and the increasingly dangerous journey for migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
Feb. 22, 2017
Casandra Hernandez Faham
The CALA Alliance is an organization that encourages cultural understanding between people of the Americas. Casandra Hernandez Faham works to educate Arizonans through the arts about our relationship to the Americas.
Feb. 22, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
Locally, huge questions still remain to be answered on immigration enforcement — especially after the recent decision by Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to change how the agency works with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Feb. 22, 2017
Tucson’s January 8th Memorial
Lawmakers have proposed using the state budget funds to pay for Tucson January 8th Memorial.
Feb. 22, 2017
Lawmaker proposes using ride share programs to save the state millions of dollars in transportation costs.
Feb. 22, 2017

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