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ICE Announces Increased  Deportations Of Families
Earlier this week, ICE told a House committee that the Trump administration would be stepping up deportations of families who’d been ordered to leave the country.
May. 24, 2018
ACLU Reports Abuse Of Migrant Children By Border Patrol
The American Civil Liberties Union released a scathing report on Wednesday that documents widespread abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children in U.S. Customs and Border Patrol custody. What it describes is troubling.
May. 24, 2018
The Pulse: Hemp’s looking for a Hail Mary (Jane)
Farmers in America have had a turbulent relationship with hemp. In the 17th century, they were forced to grow hemp for the British textile industry. A few hundred years later, it was outlawed because it too closely resembled its narcotic cousin: marijuana.
May. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Olympics Heads Grilled by Congress Over Sexual Abuse Scandals
On Wednesday, Susanne Lyons, the acting head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and representatives from Gymnastics, Swimming, Taekwondo and Volleyball testified before Congress around issues of sexual abuse in the Olympic community.
May. 24, 2018
Farmers Prepare To Introduce Hemp To AZ Agriculture
Arizona is looking to get a head start in hemp farming.
May. 24, 2018
Las Vegas Casino Workers Strike Looms Closer
Las Vegas casino workers could go ahead with a citywide strike as early as June 1. The last time a strike actually took place was 1984.
May. 24, 2018
What Does Uber Leaving AZ Mean For The Industry?
The future of Uber’s self-driving car technology is, once again, in question.
May. 24, 2018
Official On AZ Park Closures:
As Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, how will new fire restrictions affect people who plan to visit the state’s parks?
May. 24, 2018
Court Finds Improper Changes In Marijuana Laws
Medical marijuana patients are free to have their drug on college and university campuses without having to fear arrest, and the court found lawmakers improperly adjusted the voter-approved measure legalizing medical marijuana.
May. 24, 2018
New River Development Drawing Attention To Subdivision Laws
Residents of New River, still reeling from a water crisis, try to tackle a potentially illegal subdivision going up in their neighborhood.
May. 24, 2018
Construction Worker Rescue Near Airport Enters 4th Day
Crews have removed over 50 tons of dirt from the site but have been unable to find the missing construction worker, who is presumed dead.
May. 24, 2018
National Guard Troops Supporting Border Patrol Agents
When President Donald Trump called for a military presence at the border last month, state leaders rallied around the plan. National Guard units from across the country were deployed to the Mexican border, an executive mandate adopted by the last three U.S. presidents. This time, the mission's very different.
May. 24, 2018
MCCCD Approves Budget With Tuition Decrease, Employee Raises
Community college officials say they’re trying to show students how much the district values them.
May. 23, 2018
New Report Says Immigrant Children Abused By CBP
A new report says there was widespread abuse of immigrant children detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection during President Barack Obama’s administration. CBP says the accusations are false.
May. 23, 2018
Tempe Partners With ASU To Detect Drugs In Wastewater
The Tempe City Council has partnered with Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute to map drug use by studying a kind of citywide stool sample.
May. 23, 2018
FSA Urges Dairy To Apply For Subsidy Program
The Margin Protection Program, from the 2014 Farm Bill, was supposed to end this year, but was revised and reapproved in the Budget Act.
May. 23, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Effective Negotiation Sometimes Requires Being Rude
Negotiation is a complicated process. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about some psychological elements that can make it a little easier.
May. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: Primaries Sweep First Black Female Nominee to Governor
In Georgia, that wing of the Democratic party claimed victory by launching to the ballot Stacey Abrams, the first black, female nominee for governor in United States history.
May. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: McDonald
On Tuesday, 10 women who have worked at McDonald's locations across nine U.S. cities lodged sexual harassment complaints against the company. One of the complaints comes from a woman as young as 15.
May. 23, 2018
Planned Parenthood AZ Speaks Out Against Trump Gag Order
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona and other groups are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plan to revise Title X regulations.
May. 23, 2018

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