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School Bonds and Overrides
It was a good night for Maricopa County school districts with bond and override questions on the ballot. All of the funding initiatives here passed, according to initial results released by the recorder’s office.
Nov. 8, 2017
Megaregion
Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora have built a strong relationship during their current administrations, known as "The Megaregion." But next year’s elections in both states endanger their political and economical ties.
Nov. 8, 2017
A large employer in Phoenix plans to get bigger over the next three years. USAA wants to add up to 1,000 employees to its campus near Interstate 17 and Happy Valley Road.
Nov. 8, 2017
Martha McSally
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally has told Republican colleagues that she will enter the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jeff Flake, a move that puts a mainstream candidate who could win backing from the state's top Republicans into the primary race.
Nov. 8, 2017
A new study authored by Chris Segrin, professor and department head of the University of Arizona Department of Communication, shows that poor social skills were also predictive of poorer physical health.
Nov. 8, 2017
Two Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM) students are in Washington, D.C., to perform and compete for the nation’s top honor awarded by federal arts and cultural agencies.
Nov. 8, 2017
Hildale, one of the cities that is home to a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border, just had a historic election. Unofficial election results Tuesday night showed for the first time ever, non-church members won all the available seats — and the town elected a woman as its mayor.
Nov. 8, 2017
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As the death toll from the opioid epidemic continues to rise, Phoenix could sue those it believes responsible — the pharmaceutical industry. The City Council will consider the move later this month.
Nov. 7, 2017
The Pinal County jail veterans unit
“What I’ve seen here is kind of a relief on their faces,” said Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb. “Immediately, they’re amongst people now that they have a common ground with them. They have a brotherhood with them and they can kind of help each other out.”
Nov. 7, 2017
BoardSource
Nonprofits — from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America to local animals shelters and food kitchens — can have a big impact on the communities they serve. But a new study that looks at their boards shows that they have a privilege problem.
Nov. 7, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Homeland Security Department faces her first confirmation hearing on Wednesday. Among the questions expected for Kirstjen Nielsen: what will she do with the limbo status of 57,000 Hondurans left with an uncertain future?
Nov. 7, 2017
Domestic-violence victim
Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Bill Cosby, many others — it is easy to lose count of the men in Hollywood being accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault. And that’s just Hollywood. So why are they coming out now? We've got Sherry Hamby on the line. She's the founding editor of the journal Psychology of Violence, which is published by the American Psychological Association.
Nov. 7, 2017
President Trump has responded to the shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, with a diagnosis. He says, "I think mental health is your problem here." But mental health professionals are tired of hearing what has become a common and perhaps hasty refrain from public officials after mass shootings.
Nov. 7, 2017
Mesa Arts Center
John Hodgman is known for playing a lot of different roles in public life. He’s been a regular correspondent on "The Daily Show," a memorable character on Parks and Recreation and an advice columnist in The New York Times magazine.
Nov. 7, 2017
Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe
After 60 years of football games in Sun Devil Stadium, Arizona State University is completely re-envisioning what that space can be.
Nov. 7, 2017
Hildale Election
Hildale, Utah is a tiny city across the border from Colorado City, Arizona. And the area is home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or FLDS.
Nov. 7, 2017
A 15-acre parcel of land on the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Indian School Road is up for sale.
Nov. 7, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is meeting with Mexico's ambassador to the U.S. here in Phoenix this week.
Nov. 7, 2017
American Airlines
American Airlines and a subsidiary will pay $9.8 million in stock to settle claims that they failed to help disabled employees return to work.
Nov. 7, 2017
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The Paradise Papers reveal the offshore activities of over 120 politicians, including 13 advisers, major donors, and cabinet members of President Trump's administration.
Nov. 7, 2017

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