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Hurriane Harvey rescue efforts
We begin with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey for millions of Americans all along the Gulf Coast. The rain is still falling over parts of Texas and Louisiana, and AccuWeather says Harvey could be the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history.
Aug. 30, 2017
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Early Tuesday, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over a northern Japanese island. In response, President Trump said that "all options are on the table."
Aug. 30, 2017
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In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the relationship between pain and the brain, touching on the evolution of pain as retribution, both biologically and culturally.
Aug. 30, 2017
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Tropical Storm Harvey has made landfall in the state of Louisiana, nearly 12 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina.
Aug. 30, 2017
Flagstaff Police Department
Flagstaff police are investigating a suspicious letter that has been mailed to residents warning the recipients of imminent deportation.
Aug. 30, 2017
Oil Pipeline
After months of protest, legal wrangling and stalled construction, the Dakota Access Pipeline is up and running — and transforming how oil leaves North Dakota.
Aug. 30, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
The St. Mary’s Food Bank of Phoenix is sending help to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Aug. 30, 2017
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Michelle Ponce met a guy who she thought was “the one.”
Aug. 30, 2017
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For nearly three decades, the world's number two copper mine has been controlled by an American company. As of Tuesday, that changed.
Aug. 30, 2017
East Valley apartment construction
Three out of four Arizona construction companies surveyed say they have a hard time filling hourly skilled positions, like carpenters and painters.
Aug. 30, 2017
Scottsdale Municipal Airport
A cybersecurity firm (Datashield), an electric vehicle charger company (ChargePoint Inc.) and a co-working space (Deskhub) are just a few of the businesses that have added jobs in Scottsdale in 2017.
Aug. 30, 2017
Diane Maxine Richards
Diane Richards has pleaded guilty to stealing $1.1 million of public money over the course of eight years.
Aug. 29, 2017
Investigators are determining what caused a 2016 Olympic athlete to drown in 6 feet of water. Investigators aren’t sure if 31-year-old Olympic runner David Torrence was swimming late Sunday night or taking a dip Monday morning when he drowned in a Scottsdale condominium pool.
Aug. 29, 2017
Dozens of lawyers came together Tuesday in front of a federal courthouse in Phoenix to protest President Donald Trump's pardon of former sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Aug. 29, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
With the threat of a lawsuit to end the program looming, President Donald Trump will soon have to decide the future of DACA. A coalition of groups plans to hold daily protests outside ICE headquarters in Phoenix, and demand the government protect young immigrants.
Aug. 29, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Tuesday’s decision finds the FAA violated federal laws and guidelines in failing to engage Phoenix employees about the changes and improperly analyzing the new flight paths impact on the community.
Aug. 29, 2017
Domestic-violence victim
When Candice Jackson, acting head of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights recently said that “90 percent” of campus sexual assaults “fall into the category of ‘We were both drunk, we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation,” it caused an uproar.
Aug. 29, 2017
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The U.S. Homeland Security Department and National Security Agency have given the University of Arizona a new designation. It's called CAE-R, and stands for Center of Academic Excellence in Cyberdefense Research.
Aug. 29, 2017
Breaking News
To some degree, we all care about what others think of us, and we also don’t want to feel like we’re missing out, that other people are living more exciting, interesting lives than we are. It’s known as the Fear of Missing Out — or FOMO. The concept isn’t new, but it’s taken on new meaning in the 24-hour news cycle, and it’s especially powerful in social media.
Aug. 29, 2017
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Earlier this month, the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute released a report called The Education and Work Profiles of the DACA Population to provide more details on who DACA-eligible people are, including levels of education and which jobs they have. To learn more, we spoke with Julia Gelatt. She is a senior policy analyst for the Migration Policy Institute.
Aug. 29, 2017

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