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U.S. Supreme Court balks at Border Patrol Agent's claim of immunity in the shooting death of a Mexican teen.
Jun. 27, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court is set to hear who has parental rights when a gay marriage dissolves.
Jun. 27, 2017
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is mourning the loss of his father, Dean Flake.
Jun. 27, 2017
arizona storytellers
Kara Kahnke comes from a musical family. But Kara has a disability that makes it difficult to use her hands or play an instrument.
Jun. 27, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Nation Council voted to keep the Navajo Generating Station open until 2019 then work with its owner to shut it down. This legislation buys the tribe a little more time to find a new source of revenue and jobs.
Jun. 27, 2017
Sen. Jeff Flake will meet in Washington today with a delegation of senators visiting from Mexico, and the central topic on the agenda is expected to be the negotiations for trade in North America that will begin later this year.
Jun. 27, 2017
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed the Hualapai Mexican vole from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife because genetic research shows that it’s not a separate subspecies.
Jun. 27, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The Historic Grand Canyon Pioneer cemetery has run out of space after nearly 100 years.
Jun. 27, 2017
Glendale city logo
Glendale has raised the bond in animal-cruelty cases by 1,900 percent.
Jun. 26, 2017
Sawmill Fire
Stage II Fire Restrictions are now in place on state-owned and state-managed land in southern Arizona.
Jun. 26, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Joe Arpaio is in court this week. The former sheriff is charged with criminal contempt of court. On Monday, federal prosecutors called Arpaio’s former attorney Timothy Casey to the stand.
Jun. 26, 2017
Volcano
What if scientists could better predict when a volcano might erupt? Work being done by researchers at ASU could lead to that — they’re tracking the heating history of magma, the molten rock inside the earth. What they’ve found was published in the journal Science earlier this month.
Jun. 26, 2017
Arizona sun
It’s been pretty toasty out over the past several days, and the heat has been taking its toll, both on people and on public resources.
Jun. 26, 2017
Mutton stew
For centuries the Navajo herded sheep all across the rolling hills and mesas that make up the vast reservation. Over the last three decades, many of those sheep have grazed on abandoned uranium mines that are still toxic today. Researchers are now investigating whether this Navajo staple is killing people. Part two of the series Fry Bread Nation.
Jun. 26, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
It will be a busy week in international news as the Indian Prime Minister visits the White House today, and the military offensive continues in Mosul to retake control of that Iraqi city from I-S rebels.
Jun. 26, 2017
It was a busy week for the Arizona Coyotes last week. After Andrew Barroway bought out the minority owners in the team earlier in the month, the Coyotes traded away their top goalie, Mike Smith; told their captain, Shane Doan, that he would not be offered a contract and parted ways with their coach, Dave Tippett.
Jun. 26, 2017
School bus
But a new report from the Rural School and Community Trust shows that when it comes to rural schools in Arizona, there are many challenges. I spoke with Don German more about the results of this report. He’s the executive director of the Arizona Rural Schools Association
Jun. 26, 2017
teacher with children
Our state’s schools have faced a severe teacher shortage for years now. So to fill classrooms, some schools in our state are turning to teachers who do not have full qualifications. Ricardo Cano with The Arizona Republic did an analysis of 162 school districts in the state and found that 22 percent of teachers lacked full qualifications.
Jun. 26, 2017
writing pen
The novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" is turning 200 years old in 2018. The novel and its themes have continued their deep hold on writers and readers alike. Now a new annotated version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein explores questions of science, engineering and philosophy.
Jun. 26, 2017
Amazon
Maybe you’ve tried them — Blue Apron or HelloFresh, services that, for a monthly fee, deliver all the ingredients plus a recipe you need for a gourmet dinner right at home. That right there is one reason to skip dinner out a restaurant.
Jun. 26, 2017

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