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More African-Americans Joining Gun Clubs
As mass shootings continue in the United States and students across the country come out to protest and call for dramatic changes in gun laws, Second Amendment supporters and the National Rifle Association are digging in their heels.
Apr. 5, 2018
Arizona Elections Procedures Manual Rewritten
For the first time ever, the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has overhauled its elections procedures manual.
Apr. 5, 2018
Troops Are Coming To Border, But Are They Needed?
A group of migrants made up mostly children and women have been traveling through central America and Mexico organized by Pueblo Sin Fronteras, a migrant rights group.
Apr. 5, 2018
LGBTQ People Of Color Taking Pride March To Police
“Rise Dance Resist” is a combination funeral procession, drag show and dance party to bring attention to killings committed by the Phoenix Police Department.
Apr. 5, 2018
Student ID Card Research Raises Privacy Concerns
A researcher at the University of Arizona says she might have discovered a way to predict which college freshman are headed for failure, long before they flunk a class. However, the discovery has implications not just for college students, but for everyone in an era of "big data."
Apr. 5, 2018
Survey: Many LGBT Elders Fear Long Term Care Facilities
More than 60 percent of LGBT adults age 45 and older say they’re worried that a long term care facility might refuse or provide limited care, according to a new AARP survey.
Apr. 5, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Koi Pond Creates ‘Heaven In My Backyard’
Listen to the sounds of Lucy Ross, president of Valley Of The Sun Koi Club, tending to the koi pond in her backyard.
Apr. 5, 2018
Security Tight For Country Thunder Concert In Florence
Security is extra tight at and around the Country Thunder concert underway today through Sunday east of Phoenix.
Apr. 5, 2018
More Arizona Grandparents Are Raising Their Grandchildren
In Arizona, more than 100,000 grandparents or other relatives are raising grandchildren. Drug addicted, mentally ill or incarcerated parents are among the top three reasons why. But many grandparents see this as a second chance.
Apr. 5, 2018
Phoenix Tells Developer City Not Ready For Downtown Concept
A developer with a concept to create a downtown Phoenix arts and entertainment district has basically been told: Not so fast.
Apr. 5, 2018
Honduran Migrants May Seek Asylum At AZ Border
Members of a caravan of Central American migrants that has prompted abrasive tweets from President Donald Trump may attempt to apply for asylum at the Nogales Port of Entry, an organizer said Wednesday.
Apr. 4, 2018
Border Patrol And Mexican Counterparts Train For Summer
Mexican Federal Police traveled to Tombstone to coordinate with the U.S. Border Patrol on security efforts, detecting threats and medical triage.
Apr. 4, 2018
High School Diploma Requirements Don’t Align With College Admissions Criteria
A majority of states, including Arizona, have public high school diploma requirements that fail to meet admissions criteria for that state’s public university system.
Apr. 4, 2018
Do Monarch Butterflies Need Federal Protection?
Monarch butterfly populations are declining and the feds are evaluating whether the insects need some kind of federal protection. The U.S. Agriculture Department is also trying to help conserve the monarchs. Here to talk about all of this is Gail Morris, the coordinator of the Arizona-based Southwest Monarch Study.
Apr. 4, 2018
A grassroots effort known as Upper West Side PHX has sprouted to let restaurateurs and developers know that their neighborhoods are growing and want healthier and more non-chain options. Its focus is on the northwest area of the Valley near Lake Pleasant.
Apr. 4, 2018
Why Equipping Classrooms With Tech Is A Difficult Process
It’s a race to the classroom for tech companies, but the process of sourcing technology for schools is more complicated than one might think.
Apr. 4, 2018
Troops Have Been Sent To The U.S.-Mexico Border Before
President Donald Trump ordered the National guard to deploy to the Mexican border Wednesday. The last three presidents have summoned the military to the border — with mixed results.
Apr. 4, 2018
Republicans Win Argument To Put
Arizona House Democrats lost their debate on Tuesday to keep the word "God" out of public school classrooms.
Apr. 4, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Jan Wichayanuparp
Jan Wichayanuparp tells a story about experiencing a new kind of food.
Apr. 4, 2018
The Unintended Consequences Of Fixing The
Among many other provisions in the $1.3 billion spending bill signed by President Donald Trump is a fix to the so-called “grain glitch,” which was a problem some farm state lawmakers pointed out in the GOP tax bill signed late last year.
Apr. 4, 2018

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