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It may be well into summer break, but for some teachers in the valley, it’s still time for class. A new, experimental class is trying to teach teachers how to make science and math lessons more accessible to Arizona’s English language learners.
Jun. 26, 2017
F-35B
F-35 operations resumed at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma over the weekend after the fighter jets had been grounded for two days.
Jun. 26, 2017
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On the campaign trail, President Trump said his administration would be "best friends" with India. How will relations fare during Prime Minister Modi's first visit with the president?
Jun. 26, 2017
New House committee will try to fix the soaring costs of police and fire pensions before individual communities go bankrupt.
Jun. 26, 2017
Meet Minneapolis
Last week’s scorching temperatures made national and international news. The heat wave also meant you probably received texts and phone calls from people wanting to make sure you were ok. And you probably weren't the only one.
Jun. 26, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide today on a Texas border shooting case, which impacts a similar case in Arizona.
Jun. 26, 2017
arizona storytellers
When Sue Raatjes thinks of a Grandma, she imagines an apron and fresh baked cookies. But Sue’s Grandma Agnes was what the family called a Party Doll.
Jun. 26, 2017
A disturbing crime led residents in a central Phoenix neighborhood to demand the city close their alleys. They’re getting their way, but they have to pay for it.
Jun. 26, 2017
Light rail downtown phoenix
A ticket to ride takes on new meaning in Phoenix. Council members just expanded a program to allow patrons at certain events to use their tickets to ride light rail.
Jun. 26, 2017
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
For 24 years, Joe Arpaio was Maricopa County's tough talking sheriff, famous for cracking down on illegal immigration. Some in the Latino community are happy to see the tables turned on him.
Jun. 26, 2017
Marlena Jones
Fry bread is a Navajo staple and a source of pride, but it’s also a source of poor nutrition on a reservation labeled a food desert by the U.S. government. This is part one of the series Fry Bread Nation.
Jun. 25, 2017
Retailers in Phoenix that can’t keep shopping carts on their properties could soon pay more to get them back. The city is looking to double the fee for its cart retrieval program.
Jun. 25, 2017
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On the 45th anniversary of Title IX becoming law this week, a diversity institute released a study taking stock of ethnic diversity among college women’s team coaches. One Arizona college ranked high on the list.
Jun. 24, 2017
Frye Fire
The Frye Fire has burned tens of thousands of acres southwest of Safford, some of them uncomfortably close to Mount Graham International Observatory.
Jun. 24, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Nation Council will hold a special session Monday to decide when to shut down the Navajo Generating Station. The tribe is a slightly longer negotiating a longer lease.
Jun. 24, 2017
Friday Newscap
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap. Joining us are Joe Kanefield — a partner at the Phoenix law firm Ballard Spahr and also served as general counsel to then-Gov. Jan Brewer — and Chip Scutari, a co-founder of the PR firm Scutari and Cieslak.
Jun. 23, 2017
Eggs
The cost of your average backyard barbecue has gotten lower in Arizona. The latest survey for food prices in the state found that the cost of many grocery staples has dropped — including eggs and chicken breasts.
Jun. 23, 2017
There are a lot of things the general public doesn’t know about the Sikhs. Like, for instance, they are the fifth-largest religion in world, bigger than Judaism, and about 4,000 to 5,000 Sikhs live here in the Valley. Now, Anjleen Kaur Gumer says the National Sikh TV Campaign, called “We are Sikh,” which we’ll talk about in a second, actually pronounces it Seek, so it really can go either way.
Jun. 23, 2017
Michael Infanzon
Arizona is a great state for motorcycles. The winding mountain roads, the desert landscapes. Riding is where Michael Infanzon says he feels the most free. But riding motorcycles is still a dangerous pastime. Infazon is a lobbyist for ABATE of Arizona, a group that advocates for motorcyclists’ rights at the state Legislature.
Jun. 23, 2017
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The Phoenix Suns got even younger on Thursday night, taking three players in the two-round NBA draft. They had the fourth overall pick and chose wing Josh Jackson from Kansas.
Jun. 23, 2017

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