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Cochise County Sheriff Reacts To Call For Troop Deployment
The so-called caravan of migrants is slowly making its way North to the U.S. border,and President Trump is now calling for the deployment of more than 5,000 troops to the southern border.
Oct. 30, 2018
USMCA Deal Similar To NAFTA, Except In Dispute Settlement
Many have said that the new NAFTA deal that the Trump administration negotiated — dubbed the US-MCA — is not that new at all. They say it’s pretty similar to the old NAFTA agreement, but there is one area that will be different under the new deal — how businesses settle disputes.
Oct. 30, 2018
Can Anything Be Done To Prevent Mass Shootings At Places Of Worship?
In the wake of Saturday’s shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue, President Trump said if the Tree of Life synagogue had had protection, “the results would have been far better.”
Oct. 30, 2018
A Scary Stay: Opera Writer And Composer Visit Haunted Bisbee Hotel That Inspired Their Work
Call them what you like — ghosts, spirits, haunts, phantoms — October is the time to share their stories.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Vigil Planned For Victims Of Pittsburgh Shooting
Funeral services for some of the victims of Saturday’s attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh are being held Tuesday. And as a display of solidarity with Pittsburgh’s Jewish community, a vigil is taking place Tuesday night in Phoenix at the Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center.
Oct. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: For Religious Communities, What Happens After An Attack?
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn. addressed a packed room at a vigil on Sunday night, one day after a man stormed into the synagogue and gunned worshippers down.
Oct. 30, 2018
Negative Ads Dominate U.S. Senate Race Between McSally, Sinema
Arizona’s race for the U.S. Senate between Reps. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema has made national headlines for how close it is — and how negative. So why are we seeing all the nasty?
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Oct. 30, 2018
Amy Silverman: Overalls
It's one week til the November midterms — but much, much more pressing is that it's only one day until Halloween! Amy Silverman has kids and a new insight from this year's preparations.
Oct. 30, 2018
Phoenix Restoration Project Asks Media To Not ID Refugees, Nonprofits
Anti-immigrant sentiment has led a Valley group — the Phoenix Restoration Project — to ask members of the media to “not use the names or faces of refugees receiving assistance in Phoenix — and to refrain from using the names and locations of the churches and nonprofits that help.”
Oct. 30, 2018
Part Of I-17 Closed For Investigation Into Fatal Shooting
Part of Interstate 17 in Phoenix remained closed during the metro area's Tuesday morning commute as authorities continued to investigate a shooting late Monday that left a suspect dead and three state troopers injured.
Oct. 30, 2018
UA Climate Center Receives $4.5M Grant From USGS
The director of Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University of Arizona said the grant will allow researchers to examine the Southwest’s most pressing issues with regard to climate change.
Oct. 30, 2018
Officials Urge Street Feeders To Work At Established Agencies
Street feeding ramps up over the holidays, but the established institutions are urging people to work with them instead. Phoenix, county and HSC officials held a press conference on Monday to try to get the message out before Thanksgiving rolls around.
Oct. 30, 2018
Prop 127 Lets Voters Decide Energy Future
Should Arizona’s power companies get half of their energy from renewable sources by 2030? Voters will soon decide that prickly policy question. Proposition 127 would amend Arizona’s constitution with that new renewable energy target.
Oct. 30, 2018
Water Release Experiment Continues In Glen Canyon
The Bureau of Reclamation will increase water releases from Glen Canyon early next week.
Oct. 30, 2018
Gaynor, Hobbs Face Off In Secretary Of State Race
The race to become Arizona’s second-in-command, the Secretary of State, is between Democratic lawmaker Katie Hobbs and Republican political newcomer Steve Gaynor.
Oct. 29, 2018
Election Program Will Work To Prevent Voter Fraud
The U.S. Attorney’s Office will work in conjunction with the Department of Justice’s nationwide Election Day Program for the November elections. The program is meant to ensure everyone can freely exercise their right to vote.
Oct. 29, 2018
Mexico City’s New Airport Gets Canceled
In a referendum, the majority opted for the president-elect’s alternative of improving three airports. But the voting process was tainted by controversy after citizens and several media, including KJZZ, discovered that it was possible to vote several times.
Oct. 29, 2018
Arizona-Based Trucking Companies Indicted On Trade Violations
A federal grand jury has found two Arizona trucking companies illegally used Mexican business visas to bypass trade laws. "Cabotaging" is illegal under the North American Free Trade Agreement, which bans B1 drivers from making direct deliveries to U.S. vendors.
Oct. 29, 2018
Flake: We Can
On Sunday, Sen. Jeff Flake denounced a U.S.-funded international, Spanish-language broadcast program, which used anti-Semitic language about philanthropist George Soros. The senator called for an investigation into how the program was produced and aired at all.
Oct. 29, 2018
Book Explores Immigration From Both Sides Of The Border
The fight over immigration reform and border security has become nastier during the course of this midterm election campaign. Immigrants from Mexico who have come to the United States — some of whom have been here for decades — say they feel less comfortable these days and even targeted for negativity at times.
Oct. 29, 2018

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