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Reform groups are calling on Arizona’s House speaker to reinstate a committee he recently dissolved that was tasked with looking at criminal justice issues.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Trump Administration gave nearly half a billion dollars this year to one nonprofit organization to handle the influx of migrant children. A significant percentage of those children were taken from their parents who had crossed into the U.S. both legally and illegally.
Jun. 20, 2018
DeAndre Ayton is the likely No. 1 pick for the Suns in Thursday's NBA Draft.
Jun. 20, 2018
A joint legislative budget committee gave its approval for an increase in funding for Arizona prison health care despite several members expressing concern over a lack of details.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Town of Quartzsite in far western Arizona is asking the state Legislature for help with its effort to lease out its Colorado River allocation.
Jun. 20, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey hit the campaign trail Wednesday morning. Ducey, who is seeking a second term in office, spoke about border security and education in speech at U-Haul in Tempe.
Jun. 20, 2018
Stanford has been sued by the national group Disability Rights Advocates on behalf of some students who believe the university hasn’t properly responded to the needs of students with mental health disabilities — to the degree that it has violated a number of anti-discrimination laws.
Jun. 20, 2018
The recent tragic shootings at U.S. schools has renewed discussions about how to keep students safe — including adding security or even arming teachers.
Jun. 20, 2018
It’s official — the 2018 monsoon season is here. Over the weekend, the Ahwatukee Foothills, Cave Creek and Wickenberg received some rain.
Jun. 20, 2018
President Trump came into office with the intention of eliminating the Affordable Care Act, and many Republican members of Congress were at least focused on repealing and replacing the ACA. But some of it remains intact, leaving states to try to deal with the changes.
Jun. 20, 2018
The historic Sacred Heart Church near 16th Street and Buckeye Road in South Phoenix could reopen after a vote expected at the Phoenix City Council Wednesday night.
Jun. 20, 2018
Comprehensive water policy seemed to be on the table for state lawmakers when they started their 2018 session in January. But by the time the session ended last month, that issue had been drowned out by several others.
Jun. 20, 2018
A new poll out this morning shows Congresswoman Martha McSally has opened up a double-digit lead in the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate. But, a separate poll finds some potentially troubling news for Republicans heading into this fall’s midterm elections.
Jun. 20, 2018
Allegations and insults were tossed around Phoenix Council Chambers Tuesday night during a special meeting to address the south Central light rail extension.
Jun. 20, 2018
Podcast Playlist: When Good Moms Need To Be Bad
Other People's Problems allows you to be a fly on the wall in stranger's therapy sessions. In this episode, we meet Maggie, a stay at home mom who's becoming restless, so restless in fact that she's begun taking destructive risks to keep her life interesting.
Jun. 20, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Money Makes Us Happy
The idea that money doesn't make you happy is easy to get behind if you have it, but if you don't it's a hard sell. But the correlation between money and happiness is more complicated then one might think.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: President Trump Signs A New Executive Order On Associations Health Plans
President Trump signed a new Executive Order on Tuesday, touting that the new rule will give insurance seekers more options.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: For Families Separated At The Border, Different States Of Detention
2,342 children have been separated from their families since last May, says the Department of Homeland Security. That's when the Trump administration began implementing its zero-tolerance policy that automatically presses criminal charges against anyone crossing the border illegally.
Jun. 20, 2018
The Pima County Board of Supervisors did not approve a half-cent sales tax Tuesday that would have provided about $900 million over 10 years to fund road repairs throughout the county.
Jun. 20, 2018
Arizona is trying to get drought talks going again — and much of the West is watching. A renewed effort to achieve an agreement comes after a year of anxiety and gridlock over the future of the Colorado River.
Jun. 20, 2018

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