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Mom Says She’s Fostered 10,000 Navajo Children
Vallis Martinez has lost count of how many foster children she’s cared for on the Navajo Nation. She said it could be as many as 10,000.
Jan. 30, 2018
Arizona Bill Would Allow
A measure allowing students, teachers and faculty at college campuses permission to carry a weapon is moving a step closer to the governor's desk.
Jan. 30, 2018
9th Circuit Upholds Decision On Lawyers For Immigrant Kids
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that children from other countries do not have the right to a government-funded lawyer when they seek asylum in the United States.
Jan. 30, 2018
ASU Professor Argues For Increased State Funding For KidsCare
The Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, was reauthorized at a federal level last week, funding services in Arizona for approximately 25,000 children.
Jan. 30, 2018
EDF Releases Groundwater Report
A new report from the Environmental Defense Fund looks at how places across the West regulate groundwater.
Jan. 30, 2018
Arizona Expands Career And Technical Education
About 99 percent of Arizona students taking technical education classes graduate high school, compared to the 77 percent general graduation rate.
Jan. 30, 2018
Phoenix Police Release Report On Aftermath Of 2017 Trump Rally
The Phoenix Police Department has released its report on the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s August 2017 rally in downtown.
Jan. 29, 2018
New Legislation Seeks To Prevent Potential Carcinogens in Legal Cannabis
Republican State Senator Sonny Borrelli is introducing legislation that would give Arizona’s department of Agriculture inspectors the power to inspect marijuana cultivation facilities.
Jan. 29, 2018
MIHS Clinic Breaks Ground In Peoria
Maricopa County’s public health care provider broke ground today on a new clinic in the West Valley. The clinic will provide a long list of services, all in one spot.
Jan. 29, 2018
This Year Marks 50th Anniversary Of 1968, The
The 1960s was a turbulent decade in America. And 1968, 50 years ago might have been most iconic — and chaotic.
Jan. 29, 2018
 Marijuana Dispensaries Aren
The state’s voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act in 2010. There are 130 licensed dispensaries in the state, and the act requires those facilities to be run as “nonprofits.” But as Ryan Randazzo reports in The Arizona Republic, the act didn’t require dispensaries to register for tax-exempt nonprofit status with the IRS or with the state.
Jan. 29, 2018
Water Infrastructure On The Local And National Level
Water — how much we have and how we’ll have enough for the future — is on the minds of most Arizonans.
Jan. 29, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Court Case In Israel Involving Palestinian Teen
A court case in Israel involving a Palestinian teenager who slapped an Israeli soldier who was on her land gets underway this week.
Jan. 29, 2018
Top U.S. Trade Official Wants Faster NAFTA Talks
The top trade official for the United States says he would like negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement to move more quickly.
Jan. 29, 2018
Residential, Office Development Expected Throughout Phoenix Area
You may have noticed more and more construction cranes throughout the Valley as both residential and office developments continue to expand.
Jan. 29, 2018
Boas Weighs In On Arizona Opioid Session
Last week, the Arizona legislature completed its special session on the opioid crisis and Gov. Doug Ducey signed the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act into law.
Jan. 29, 2018
Pew Report: Muslims To Become 2nd-Largest Religious Group In U.S.
Muslims are set to become the second-largest religious group in the United States after Christians by 2040.
Jan. 29, 2018
Mesa Mayor: Cities Making Lists Of Projects In Anticipation Of Infrastructure Bill
The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meetings wrapped up in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.
Jan. 29, 2018
Watch President Trump
Follow along as journalists across the NPR newsroom annotate those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time.
Jan. 29, 2018
Report On Sexual Harassment In Arizona House Expected To Be Released This Week
The results of an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment in the Arizona House of Representatives are expected to be released this week.
Jan. 29, 2018

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