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Maureen Williams
The majority of abortions in Arizona are performed in the first eight weeks of pregnancy. But sometimes women face severe medical conditions that lead them to terminate the pregnancy later. Many states have laws that regulate these late abortions, especially if there are signs of life after the procedure. Arizona lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey recently decided to tighten the state’s law.
May. 18, 2017
Pinal Fire
For fire managers, the Pinal Fire burning hundreds of acres near Globe presents not just a challenge, but an opportunity.
May. 18, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
During the first 100 days of President Donald Trump’s administration, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested 41,000 people living illegally in the U.S. That is nearly 40 percent more than were arrested during the same period of President Barack Obama’s last year in office.
May. 18, 2017
A group of Republican voters will not pursue an appeal in its case against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
May. 18, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is accepting public comments on a review of 22 national monuments for 60 days. But for Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, he's giving people only 15 days.
May. 18, 2017
Tent City Tent
Tent City could become a space for inmates to work with shelter animals and learn compassion. Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone highlighted his first 100 days in office on Wednesday and provided an update on his planned closure of Tent City.
May. 18, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court’s decision ruling the crime of solicitation to commit child​​ ​molestation doesn't require an actual victim.
May. 18, 2017
older couple
Older Americans face many challenges as they age. One big challenge is the issue of isolation and loneliness. The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging heard testimony on Wednesday from stakeholders about ways to create and foster age-friendly communities. Many cities, including Phoenix, are already thinking about this very issue.
May. 17, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Republican pressure is mounting on President Trump as members of Congress are becoming weary of the crises surrounding the administration. That includes two prominent Arizonans, including the state’s senior Sen. John McCain.
May. 17, 2017
Donald Trump piñata
A student journalist spent a week and a half talking to people in Mexico, and four major themes came up again and again in those conversations.
May. 17, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
The latest synthetic opioid being pushed by drug dealers is not only lethal, but hiding in plain sight. This is what law enforcement is calling “Grey Death.”
May. 17, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
A coalition of news organizations wants access to key documents in the "Serial Street Shooter" case.
May. 17, 2017
Desert Diamond Casino - West Valley
The state of Arizona and a southern Arizona tribe have settled a lawsuit that will allow the tribe to operate full-fledged Indian gambling at its casino in Glendale.
May. 17, 2017
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“Google” will not become a generic term, like aspirin, Kleenex and Velcro. That’s after a federal appeals court decision Tuesday to protect the trademark.
May. 17, 2017
Glen Canyon
In the fall of 1956, workers began building what would become a 710-foot dam, weighing about 10 million tons. Glen Canyon Dam — near the northern Arizona city of Page and Lake Powell, which the dam created — has been controversial, with passionate arguments both in favor and opposition.
May. 17, 2017
Herberger Theater Center
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s consulting detective Sherlock Holmes is, without debate, one of the most popular and revisited characters in the history of Western literature and entertainment.
May. 17, 2017
The current population of bison living at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is descended from buffalo originally brought to northern Arizona in the early 20th century. And in recent years, the number of bison have begun to multiply at a precipitous rate, leading the National Park Service to ask for public comments about what to do to reduce the herd.
May. 17, 2017
Umom logo
About 6 months ago, Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development filed for bankruptcy, according to The Arizona Republic. Now, the Republic is reporting that another community nonprofit is taking over their operations: UMOM New Day Centers, which works to aid homeless families in the Valley.
May. 17, 2017
Tucson voters have approved a sales-tax increase. Nearly 62 percent of voters gave the OK to Prop 101 on Wednesday. With me to talk about this is Andrea Kelly, a reporter with Arizona Public Media in Tucson.
May. 17, 2017
newborn baby
The opioid epidemic in our country has had many victims. But perhaps the smallest are the infants born to mothers who are addicted to these drugs. Hushabye Nursery will be a place specifically designed to treat these withdrawing babies.
May. 17, 2017

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