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Some of the greatest stories we tell each other — the funniest, the most touching — seem to take on increased importance when we’re sitting around with family or our closest friends. And when that sort of reunion takes place on a regular basis, those stories can span the generations.
Jan. 19, 2017
Jonathan Chait book
And as Obama moves out of the White House, his approval ratings are at 60 percent. So why does it seem to so many that the last 8 years were just OK, maybe even a little lackluster? Jonathan Chait, political columnist for New York Magazine, is the author of the brand-new book "Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail."
Jan. 19, 2017
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A Good Samaritan bill has unanimously passed the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee. The measure would exempt a person who rescues a child or pet from a locked vehicle from civil liability.
Jan. 19, 2017
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President-elect Trump has started to engage in formal meetings with the people competing to become his first Supreme Court Justice nominee.
Jan. 19, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
President-elect Donald Trump becomes President Donald Trump tomorrow and Washington, D.C., is filling up with both supporters and protesters.
Jan. 19, 2017
A trial is ongoing for an Avondale resident accused of helping a young man from New York secretly travel to Syria to be trained by the Islamic State.
Jan. 19, 2017
Just as the Trump administration will be getting its bearings and preparing to name a long list of ambassadors, one of the nation’s most important trading partners, Mexico, has selected a new ambassador to the U.S. His name is Geronimo Gutierrez, managing director of the North American Development Bank.
Jan. 19, 2017
Georgia Congressman, and President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, Tom Price answered questions Thursday from members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Jan. 19, 2017
An Arizona lawmaker wants to give businesses that make modifications in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act a tax break.
Jan. 19, 2017
A House panel agreed to ease the rules for when new cities and towns can be formed, a change in law that opponents insist will harm the ability of existing communities to grow.
Jan. 19, 2017
A school shooting surprised many in Mexico on Wednesday, when a teenage boy opened fire in a private school in Monterrey, shooting four.
Jan. 19, 2017
Artist rendition of OSIRIS-REx's main engine firing
The spacecraft of a University of Arizona-led mission to collect a sample from an asteroid fired its engines in space for the first time last month, and scientists are now calling the deep-space maneuver a success.
Jan. 19, 2017
State lawmakers want to force Arizona drivers to buy more insurance. A new bill would boost the personal injury liability minimum to pay for deaths or injuries caused by an auto accident.
Jan. 19, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Campaign finance numbers from the Maricopa County Sheriff race show Republican Joe Arpaio spent $12.6 million in his unsuccessful bid for a seventh term.
Jan. 19, 2017
Handgun
The Arizona Supreme Court has decided to hold a full hearing on a complaint filed by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich that contends Tucson is illegally destroying seized guns instead of selling them.
Jan. 19, 2017
Kickstarter has opened up development in areas and populations across the country that have not had access to capital before, according to a new a study.
Jan. 19, 2017
El Mirage celebrates the grand opening of its new City Hall on Thursday, and the sleek and modern design is a big change from the strip mall that served as city headquarters for more than a decade.
Jan. 19, 2017
Cumbre Sonora
Some border state companies and governments want to keep business as usual after the presidential inauguration. And a few weeks after Donald Trump takes office, Sonora will host a summit to strengthen the commercial region.
Jan. 19, 2017
Arizona has had one of the highest rates of uninsured children in the country. But the Affordable Care Act has begun to change that, bringing coverage to thousands of kids. Now, some worry a repeal of that law could undo this progress.
Jan. 19, 2017
Sheriff Paul Penzone appeared before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to discuss the funding for his department. He said the Sheriff’s Office patrol staff is down 12 percent from staffing goals, and detention officer staff levels are 13 percent below target.
Jan. 19, 2017

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