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Trump Rejects Pay Increase For Federal Border Agents
The labor union that represents millions of federal employees, including 12,000 U.S. Border Patrol agents criticized the Trump Administration for freezing their pay Thursday. But they also criticized the border agent union which endorsed President Donald Trump for not speaking up against the pay freeze.
Aug. 31, 2018
U.S. Manufacturers Hurt By Tariffs Don
On Thursday, U.S. trade officials are reportedly pressing Mexico and possibly Canada to accept a quota plan to replace national security tariffs currently in place on imports of steel and aluminum.
Aug. 31, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb, longtime political reporter Jim Small and Jim Nintzel, executive editor of Tucson Weekly and Tucson Local Media.
Aug. 31, 2018
Johnson Utilities Gives Control Of Financial Accounts
An embattled southeast Valley utility company has given control of its company over to an interim manager after being threatened with jail time.
Aug. 31, 2018
Phoenix Isn
It’s Labor Day weekend, and there’s nothing more synonymous with Labor Day than barbecue. For most people, Phoenix isn't really known as a barbecue town. Well, that might be changing. Chris Malloy, food editor for Phoenix New Times has spent the last year taking a deep dive into the Phoenix barbecue scene.
Aug. 31, 2018
Disparity In State Aid Between Kinship, Foster Families
Arizona officials appear to be working to place more children who’ve been removed from their parents with family members than in foster care. Those kinship families, however, get far less money from the state to help with expenses related to those kids.
Aug. 31, 2018
PAC Launches Recall Attempt Against Councilman Nowakowski
Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski is facing a recall attempt. The Show spoke with Sean Sweat, chair of the Urban Phoenix Project PAC, and Councilman Nowakowski about the recall effort.
Aug. 31, 2018
Police: Man Released On Bond After 42 Pipe Bombs Found
A Mesa man has been released from jail on $50,000 bond. He was arrested after authorities found more than 40 pipe bombs in his home and materials to make dozens more.
Aug. 31, 2018
 At Least 7 Die As Greyhound, Semitrailer Collide
A blown tire on a semitrailer may be to blame for a deadly head-on crash with a commercial passenger bus along Interstate 40 in New Mexico near the Arizona border, according to authorities.
Aug. 31, 2018
Fire Bans Lifted In All Maricopa Parks
The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation department lifted all fire bans Friday morning so visitors can again use campfires, fire pits and charcoal grills.
Aug. 31, 2018
Holiday Traffic Expected Labor Day Weekend
There will be no construction-related closures on Arizona highways this holiday weekend, but ADOT still expects heavy traffic and delays as travelers head up North or to California.
Aug. 31, 2018
The Takeaway: As Distrust Grows, Who
According to Gallup, the average trust in institutions like the presidency, public schools, the Supreme Court and organized religion is just 33 percent. The institutions Americans most trust, and one of the only institutions with more than 50 percent confidence, is the military.
Aug. 31, 2018
Trial Set For Border Volunteer In Immigrant Harboring Case
Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in January after federal agents conducted surveillance on a building in Ajo where two immigrants were given food, water, beds and clean clothes.
Aug. 31, 2018
#RedForEd Organizers Mobilize After Ruling
The Invest in Education Act would have raised income taxes on the wealthy. But the measure would’ve also removed inflationary protections for lower-income taxpayers.
Aug. 31, 2018
AZ Memorial For McCain Filled With Heartfelt Remembrance, Laughs
Thousands packed into North Phoenix Baptist Church Thursday morning for the state’s final memorial event for Sen. John McCain. Many attendees were state leaders, two dozen were sitting U.S. senators, and about 1,000 were everyday people who’d requested free tickets to say goodbye to an Arizona icon.
Special Coverage: Remembering The Life Of Sen. McCain
Aug. 31, 2018
Hoover Dam Tours To Be Limited Due To Renovations
Officials say there will be fewer Hoover Dam tours as work begins on renovations to the visitor center and guest elevators at the iconic structure.
Aug. 31, 2018
Beating The Clock And Crowds To Give A Final Farewell
About a dozen faithful Arizonans stood outside the entrance to the Air National Guard Base to see Sen. John McCain's casket leave on Air Force Two.
Aug. 30, 2018
Eloy Faces $40M Lawsuit Over Toddler
The city of Eloy is facing a $40 million lawsuit. Litigants in the case say they're also targeting Immigration and Customs Enforcement as well as the massive private detention center corporation that runs facilities in Arizona known as CoreCivic.
Aug. 30, 2018
Republic
Being a columnist is one of the top ambitions for many people in the newspaper business. It’s the chance to express opinions on any number of topics — to, as some writers have said it, “come in and shoot the wounded.”
Aug. 30, 2018
Trade Deal Raises Questions For The Auto Industry
After the Trump administration announced a trade deal with Mexico on Monday, automakers saw their shares go up, largely out of relief that some kind of deal had been reached. But, is the news all good for the American car industry?
Aug. 30, 2018

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