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San Francisco was one of the first cities to provide asylum to immigrants, but several murders have sparked new rhetoric for the conservative, anti-sanctuary city movement.
May. 1, 2017
Sawmill Fire
Officials say crews are gaining a handle on two fires burning in the state.
May. 1, 2017
Soda
The soda tax would provide Santa Fe an estimated $7.5 million in its first year to expand early childhood education to roughly 1,000 children whose families cannot afford quality preschool and don't qualify for state programs.
May. 1, 2017
Adult Changing Table
It’s a need many haven’t considered - adult changing tables. These stations can make all the difference for a caregiver. And Sky Harbor Airport is already on it.
May. 1, 2017
Border Patrol Pot In Coffin
Traffickers have had some unusual methods to smuggle drugs. One trafficker tried a whole new way Saturday night in Southern Arizona.
May. 1, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
The state has awarded the first two loan guarantees to privately owned charter schools in a program that has raised questions about its legality.
May. 1, 2017
border
A Congressional lawmaker from southern Arizona has introduced a bill that would speed up the hiring of border agents.
May. 1, 2017
Selfie
When you picture a museum you might think quiet, solemn, no flash photography. That image is a bit outdated, and now museums are encouraging a different way to appreciate art - the selfie.
May. 1, 2017
Rendering of "The Cloud"
The future of Hance Park in downtown Phoenix could include a lot of corporate buy-in, thanks to a new policy created by the Parks and Recreation Board.
May. 1, 2017
perscription drugs
Arizona is getting some help in its efforts to curb the opioid epidemic. The state was recently awarded $24 million in federal funding that will be used over the next two years. The lion’s share of that grant will go toward increasing access to medication assisted treatment for the uninsured and under insured.
May. 1, 2017
The Arizona Legislature will soon be facing another education lawsuit over what plaintiffs are calling inadequate funding for buildings and maintenance.
May. 1, 2017
Raul Grijalva
After a week of confusion surrounding the Trump administration's stance on the North American Free Trade Agreement, two of Arizona’s top lawmakers are weighing in.
Apr. 29, 2017
Customers of one of the oldest supermarkets in Phoenix will have to find a new place to shop for groceries starting this weekend. The original Bashas', that opened in 1956 on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Osborn Road, is officially closing its doors Friday night.
Apr. 28, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by Chuck Coughlin of HighGround Consulting and former lawmaker David Lujan, who is currently with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress.
Apr. 28, 2017
Two chairs in a shed
You’ve probably heard of the tiny home craze. The next big trend is creating tiny hangouts out of garden sheds, tossing out the shrub clippers and bringing in a couch - if it’ll fit through the door.
Apr. 28, 2017
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The U.S. military presence in Afghanistan is in its 16th consecutive year, and 2017 is proving to be a particularly deadly one.
Apr. 28, 2017
Dad reading book to son
On Saturday, the city of Phoenix is training its gaze on fathers. The Head Start Birth to Five Program and My Brother’s Keeper are joining together to host the 2017 Fatherhood Summit. The goal is to engage the community to rally around a message for fathers: It’s OK to get involved in your kids’ education. In fact, it will help them be more successful in their early development.
Apr. 28, 2017
Gov. Ducey signed into law a bill that defines dyslexia and will allow the state Board of Education to create a handbook for schools that outlines ways to identify students with dyslexia and better work with them to improve their reading and comprehension. To find out more about dyslexia, and why this kind of legislation is necessary, we talked to Sally Shaywitz, a professor of Learning Development at Yale University.
Apr. 28, 2017
Ted Allen
Ted Allen knows food. And he knows about preparing it under tight time constraints. Allen is the host of the Food Network’s "Chopped" and he'll be in the Valley this weekend at the Maricopa County Home and Garden Show.
Apr. 28, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
These have not been good times for some major airlines — at least when it comes to public relations. But despite the fact that flying isn’t necessarily the fun and exciting experience it used to be, many attentive travelers are finding ways to save a lot of cash when they fly.
Apr. 28, 2017

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