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Backers of Arizona's sweeping new universal school voucher law are set to face off in court with opponents who collected enough signatures to block it until the November 2018 election.
Dec. 1, 2017
Texas Sheriff Says It
A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President Donald Trump and some others have suggested.
Dec. 1, 2017
“I’ve been instructed to get out and talk to people on the ground, and find out how we can help them, what are their needs," said Sonny Perdue, USDA Secretary.
Dec. 1, 2017
The City of Tempe parted ways this year with the golf operators credited with helping turn the city’s courses around. Now R.J. Hawley, the owner of Millenium Golf Management, is suing the city for allegedly interfering with its ability to run the golf courses successfully.
Dec. 1, 2017
Prices on homes with Fannie or Freddie mortgages are on the rise nationwide. Arizona is one of four states, plus the District of Columbia, where prices have risen the most.
Dec. 1, 2017
“I think people have a First Amendment right as well to participate and to not be bullied,” said Gov. Ducey of former Attorney General Terry Goddard's signature drive to "stop political dirty money" in Arizona campaigns.
Nov. 30, 2017
Families who rely on the Affordable Care Act for their child’s health care are finding out one Valley hospital will soon be considered “out of network.”
Nov. 30, 2017
Mexico Wants To Draw U.S.
Mexico’s grown into one of the top tourism destinations in the world, especially for American tourists seeking travel and adventure. But at the Arizona Mexico Commission in Rocky Point this week, tourism officials said now they’re focusing on older American tourists.
Nov. 30, 2017
CBP: Agent Fatally Shot Man In Southern Arizona
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent shot and killed a suspected undocumented immigrant Wednesday in the mountains southwest of Tucson after the man attacked the agent’s partner and got control of their weapon, federal authorities say.
Nov. 30, 2017
Grocery stores have come a long way from the days of the mom and pop and the corner grocer. Michael Ruhlman is the author of Grocery: the Buying and Selling of Food in America, and he joins us now with more on how they have changed over the years and how that has impacted our everyday lives.
Nov. 30, 2017
Phoenix Design Week, which happened earlier this month, explored issues including diversity in design, inclusive design and making design matter.
Nov. 30, 2017
The institute was founded in response to the 2011 mass shooting near Tucson that took the lives of 6 people and severely injured former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who is one of the founding members.
Nov. 30, 2017
This year is shaping up to be the worst on record for people infected with valley fever in California.
Nov. 30, 2017
Arizona’s unemployment rate was 4.5 percent last month; the national one was a little lower than that.
Nov. 30, 2017
A proposed gun law called the “Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act” is making its way through the House. It just passed an important hurdle with a 19-11 vote by the House Judiciary Committee.
Nov. 30, 2017
Listen to the sounds of Christina Leon training in full gear with her fellow firefighters in Phoenix.
Nov. 30, 2017
Police in Chandler have left presents on doorsteps waiting to catch a thief.
Nov. 30, 2017
The Phoenix City Council Wednesday night approved a plan to hire a homeless outreach team specifically for the light rail.
Nov. 30, 2017
2017 has been a good year for U.S. housing prices, which have steadily risen. Is a lack of home availability going to keep that trend going? What about new home construction? Some analysts are worried that a bubble is about to burst in 2018.
Nov. 30, 2017
Homicide rates across the country were up in 2015 and again in 2016. And a new report from the National Institute of Justice looks into two explanations for that.
Nov. 30, 2017

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