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Sky Harbor Travelers Could See Iris, Fingerprint Scans
Travelers who want to avoid security checkpoint lines at Sky Harbor Airport may soon have another option. A private company that goes by Clear wants to bring its biometric identity verification system to Phoenix.
Oct. 11, 2017
Arizona Teen Sentenced After Computer Tampering With 911 System
An Arizona teen has been sentenced to three years supervised probation following a cyberattack he carried out on emergency call systems in Maricopa County.
Oct. 10, 2017
Federal Judge Puts Arizona Department Of Corrections On Notice
In an order issued Tuesday, Judge David Duncan said he was considering holding the defendants in civil contempt in the Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement.
Oct. 10, 2017
San Tan Valley Residents Seek Incorporation
“You can never anticipate for the opportunities in the future you would probably lose out on if you don’t have the ability to control how you are represented, and that’s the thing we are really going to have here,” said committee member Rey Torres.
Oct. 10, 2017
Civil Suit Over Fatal Shooting Against Pinal Deputy Is Reinstated
A federal appeals court Tuesday reinstated a civil suit against a Pinal County deputy who shot and killed Manuel Longoria in 2014.
Oct. 10, 2017
UA’s Richardson Appears In Federal Court In Manhattan
Emanuel "Book" Richardson, the suspended assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona, appeared in a Manhattan federal court on Tuesday. He's facing corruption charges, including accusations that he took bribes to influence players to hire certain financial advisors.
Oct. 10, 2017
Arizona Fall League Opens With New Pace-of-Play Testing
The Arizona Fall League starts its 2017 season this afternoon. The Fall League is made up of some of the top prospects from Major League farm systems. To get a sense of what baseball officials are looking to give a trial run to this season, I’m joined by MLB reporter William Boor.
Oct. 10, 2017
The Takeaway: For Survivors Of Mass Shootings, A Complex Road To Recovery
The United States has more mass shootings than any other country — and they seem to be getting more violent.
Oct. 10, 2017
Today Is Last Day To Register To Vote In November
If you're planning to vote for your local school override or for your candidate in the upcoming November election, Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in most Arizona counties.
Oct. 10, 2017
Trying to Prevent Financial Fraud Among Service Members
A few years ago, the Federal Trade Commission testified it had received more than 42,000 fraud complaints from the military community. The FTC says service members are especially susceptible to financial fraud.
Oct. 10, 2017
Arizona State Tax Extension Deadline Looms
Individuals and businesses that received an Arizona state tax filing extension for fiscal year 2016 have a deadline rapidly approaching.
Oct. 10, 2017
Cybersecurity Expert Discusses Equifax Breach, What Could Be Next
The Equifax hacking scandal continues to have a widespread impact. Was the Equifax breach preventable? Is it just the proverbial tip of the iceberg for hackers? Recently, CactusCon, the largest annual hacker and security conference in Arizona, brought experts together to talk about Equifax and what could be next.
Oct. 10, 2017
 DACA Recipient Talks About What It
Abril Gallardo is with pro-immigration organization Living United for Change in Arizona, or LUCHA. She herself is a DACA recipient as well as an activist, and we talked about what it feels like right now for those nearly 800,000 young immigrants like her who are stuck in the middle.
Oct. 10, 2017
Tucson City Councilman To Propose Local Ban On Bump Stocks
A Tucson city council member is proposing a local ban on bump stocks for semi-automatic weapons.
Oct. 10, 2017
Are DACA Recipients Political Footballs?
President Trump has outlined a series of priorities he wants for any deal to protect DACA recipients — the undocumented immigrants who were brought here as young children and allowed to stay and work under the Obama administration program.
Oct. 10, 2017
 McCain, ASU Working On Project To Fill Dry Salt River
Our state’s senior senator is working on a project that would fill the dry riverbed with water. The project has been dubbed Rio Salado 2.0, and Sen. John McCain is working on it with Arizona State University and other stakeholders.
Oct. 10, 2017
Navajo Nation Holds Out Hope For Navajo Generating Station Buyer
The Navajo Nation is reviewing potential buyers of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. The tribe is under a tight deadline to keep the plant from shutting down.
Oct. 10, 2017
 What May — And May Not — Be In Bipartisan Health Care Bill
After the failure last month of the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill on health care, Congress is once again looking into coming up with a bipartisan measure to stabilize the health insurance marketplace.
Oct. 10, 2017
The Takeaway: Trump Vs. Corker: What The Feud Tells Us About The State Of The GOP
Over the weekend, Republican Sen. Bob Corker came out to criticize the president — he claims that Donald Trump is pushing the globe towards World War III, and that the GOP is enabling behavior that could potentially be dangerous for the country.
Oct. 10, 2017
The Takeaway: Northern California Is Set Ablaze
Deadly wildfires are ripping across Northern California. More than 115,000 acres spreading across eight counties has been destroyed, and at least 13 people have been confirmed dead.
Oct. 10, 2017

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