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Refugees
The United Nations Refugee Agency reported last year that more than 65 million people have been forcibly displaced around the world. That’s the highest figure in recorded history. And the rhetoric surrounding these refugees continues to become more and more contentious.
Feb. 21, 2017
Gen. McMaster is a West Point graduate who earned a Silver Star for duty during the 1991 Gulf War and is well regarded for his innovative military strategies.
Feb. 21, 2017
40 Under 40
The Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals will be honoring a group of diverse Valley leaders tonight at its YP 40 Under 40 Awards.
Feb. 21, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
The Trump administration’s approach is unlike what most Americans in or out of government have ever seen. And it’s especially causing indecision among those in government who disagree with that approach. Should they stay and work under an administration they’re troubled by to try to effect change, or should they steer clear and move into the private sector?
Feb. 21, 2017
speeding car
A DPS spokesman said street racers have been making the large circles on side streets over the past month but have recently started to cause bigger problems on the freeways.
Feb. 21, 2017
 olive oil
When mom said, “Eat lots of fruits and vegetables,” she may not have known that what fuels our bodies may also help fight disease. That connection will be the subject of a conference this week at the University of Arizona, attracting researchers and clinicians from across the country.
Feb. 21, 2017
solar eclipse
In six months, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. The last time that happened was nearly a century ago.
Feb. 21, 2017
vehicles in traffic
Arizona lawmakers are debating whether the minimum rate on auto insurance premiums should rise.
Feb. 21, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
Republican lawmakers proposed a second measure to increase barriers for citizens trying to place an initiative on the ballot.
Feb. 21, 2017
Some bus riders in Phoenix will soon get a price break. Starting July 1, riders who buy all-day passes when they board the bus will pay the same amount as riders who pre-purchase passes at kiosks or retail outlets.
Feb. 21, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Arizona parents and teachers went to the Capitol Monday to request a public hearing on the upcoming state budget.
Feb. 21, 2017
The Mexican government almost doubled its imports of major weapons in the last five years, and a majority of those weapons came from the United States.
Feb. 21, 2017
Mexican soldiers work in the mountains of Sinaloa
The U.S. Congressional Research Service says intelligence cooperation between Mexico and the United States has become closer in the last decade on issues important to both countries such as illegal immigration, border security, drugs and human trafficking. But that critical intelligence relationship may be under examination in Mexico.
Feb. 21, 2017
Cotton Farm
As development in Arizona’s cities and suburbs increases, the number of farms in Arizona is keeping pace. The U. S. Department of Agriculture counted more farms last year than the year before.
Feb. 21, 2017
Autonomous vehicles
Driverless cars will be key to driving the success of a new economic plan for the Valley. Autonomous vehicles are among four industries that the Greater Phoenix Economic Council thinks will establish the region as a leader in the Internet of Things and sensor technology applications.
Feb. 21, 2017
Department of Justice logo
Prescott’s boom in sober living homes for recovering addicts has prompted regulations, including limits on how close the group homes can be to each other. Federal investigations on whether those ordinances are constitutional have been closed.
Feb. 21, 2017
Another education bill is on the move to help Arizona veterans and their families. The House bill expands in-state tuition status to family members of veterans killed in the line of duty since 9/11.
Feb. 20, 2017
Donald Trump
As President Trump prepares to issue another executive order on immigration, Arizona’s congressional delegation is offering differing views of how he has handled the edict thus far.
Feb. 20, 2017
Maricopa County Attorney's Office
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is changing the way it works with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The policy change came after a consultation with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
Feb. 20, 2017
Scottsdale-based Delta International Oil and Gas announced last week it is ending its Latin American operation. The company operates entirely in Argentina, and has focused on finding and acquiring potential oil wells for future production.
Feb. 20, 2017

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