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Queen Creek Kids Learn Computer-Free Coding Basics
The Queen Creek Unified School District is introducing the idea of computer coding to its youngest students.
Dec. 8, 2017
Police Release Body Camera Video In Daniel Shaver
The Mesa Police Department released two videos Thursday evening showing the fatal shooting of Daniel Shaver in a Mesa hotel in January 2016.
Dec. 7, 2017
Victims Of MCSO
People who believe they were unlawfully stopped and detained by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office now have an opportunity to claim damages from a compensation fund set up by the federal courts.
Dec. 7, 2017
Former Mesa Police Officer Cleared Of Murder Charge
A former Mesa police officer has been found not guilty of a second-degree murder charge.
Dec. 7, 2017
Pecan Growers From 15 States Propose New Reporting Requirements
Pecans are native to North America. Growers in 14 states, including Arizona, and Mexico are primary producers for the world. Most recent numbers show $517 million in total production, but growers have never had a collective council or way to market and sell their products, until now.
Dec. 7, 2017
Poynter Institute Releases Study On Trust In The U.S. Media
The Poynter Institute, which calls itself the world’s leading instructor and resource for informing citizens in 21st Century democracies, is out with a new research that shows good news and bad news for American media.
Dec. 7, 2017
Why Have Naturalization Applications Increased In Arizona?
Naturalization applications in Arizona jumped to more than 19,000 last year. That’s an increase of 48 percent from the previous year.
Dec. 7, 2017
Utah County Wants To Pipe Water In From Lake Powell
Washington County, Utah, just across the Arizona border, wants more water from Lake Powell. To get it, officials there are proposing to build a pipeline, move the water 2,000 feet uphill with five pumps and then deposit the water into a reservoir outside St. George, about 140 miles away.
Dec. 7, 2017
Could Congressional Tax Bill Lead To Decrease In Charitable Giving?
Members of the conference committee that’ll now take up the House and Senate versions of the tax bill have been named. GOP leaders are aiming to take final votes on a compromise measure in the next couple of weeks.
Dec. 7, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Grooming A Horse, Of Course
Listen to the sounds of Jennifer Free with her son, Angelo Free, grooming horses at Wild Horse Ranch Rescue in Gilbert.
Dec. 7, 2017
Public Health, School Officials Describe Immigration Enforcement Tensions
Public health, school officials and politicians from different regions of the U.S.-Mexico border said Wednesday that immigrants in their communities have been adversely affected by immigration policies implemented by President Donald Trump’s administration.
Dec. 7, 2017
Political Polarization: How Divided Are Americans On Key Issues?
We hear on a regular basis how Americans are becoming increasingly polarized when it comes to our politics.
Dec. 7, 2017
 Despite Increase In Border Agent Hiring, Concerns Remain Over Budget, Attrition
Customs and Border Protection has been mandated hire 5,000 employees, with the emphasis on border patrol agents.
Dec. 7, 2017
Outdoor Retailers Protest Decision To Downsize National Monuments
On Monday, President Trump announced he’d downsize a pair of national monuments in Utah. That’s led to lawsuits and reactions from some retailers.
Dec. 7, 2017
Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty In Serial Shooter Case
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a former Phoenix bus driver charged in a string of deadly nighttime shootings that led some people to stay inside after dark.
Dec. 7, 2017
National Immigrant Integration Conference Comes To Phoenix
The 10th annual National Immigrant Integration Conference, or NIIC, starts Sunday in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 7, 2017
On The Verge Of A Government Shutdown, Can GOP And Democrats Compromise?
President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that a government shutdown was possible this weekend.
Dec. 7, 2017
San Fernando Valley Air
Firefighters continue to battle several wildfires in and around Los Angeles. Jill Replogle is a reporter with KPCC and has been covering the fires.
Dec. 7, 2017
The Takeaway: 16 Years On, 9/11
Why is it taking so long for the case against alleged 9/11 “mastermind” Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants to come to trial? Correspondent Arun Rath has covered many of the pretrial hearings for this case at Guantanamo Bay and is reporting on the current one.
Dec. 7, 2017
Podcast Playlist: The Gun Show
In the 1960s and 70s, a movement emerged — that insisted owning a firearm was the right of each and every American. So began a constitutional debate that only the Supreme Court could solve.
Dec. 7, 2017

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