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Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Donald Trump nearly a month ago.
Jun. 7, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
For more than two years, activists have waged a grass-roots fight to convince Phoenix leaders to create a city identification card available to all residents — including undocumented workers. Now the same immigrant-rights activists who pushed for the card’s creation are reconsidering their efforts.
Jun. 7, 2017
Federal Courthouse
Despite court ordered training, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is still engaged in biased policing against minorities.
Jun. 7, 2017
wilted lettuce
Yuma and Maricopa County grow approximately 90 percent of the winter lettuce crop for the U.S., but production has been threatened by a wilting disease. And prices have spiked. One researcher says the path to a cure involves a new kind of agriculture, using technology to choose where to plant.
Jun. 7, 2017
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Cured meat is making a comeback in restaurants across the United States. But making sure the meat is free of harmful bacteria can be tricky. A small factory outside of Boston uses new, quicker test to check for listeria by making samples with bad bacteria glow.
Jun. 7, 2017
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Writer’s block! That phrase might induce panic and a recollection of a familiar experience. It’s a very common phenomenon. So what is it?
Jun. 7, 2017
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Over the next two days, the Senate will hold back-to-back hearings that may shine new light on the relationship between the Trump campaign and administration, and the Russian government. Jun 7, 2017
Jun. 7, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
More than three years after an investigation into Phoenix’s VA Medical Center, the U.S. Senate has approved and sent to the House broad legislation that will make it easier to fire employees.
Jun. 7, 2017
John McCain
Arizona’s Senior U.S. Senator John McCain is among the prominent few Republicans attending the invitation-only Experts and Enthusiasts Summit in Park City, Utah.
Jun. 7, 2017
Arizona Sen. John McCain sat on Wednesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing into the Russia probe and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. He questioned why some information about the Russia probe was still not being made public.
Jun. 7, 2017
Downtown Phoenix
Go West young graduate if you want to find a good job with good pay, reasonable rent and a decent social life in the United States
Jun. 7, 2017
Deportees
Immigrant arrests under President Donald Trump have soared since he took office. But federal records show that the number of people crossing the border illegally has dropped. And that‘s slowly changing the face of deportees in Mexico’s border cities, creating a new group of deportees, and new rules for how Mexico will handle the influx.
Jun. 7, 2017
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You may think that sleeping longer or later on the weekends is good for you. But, University of Arizona researchers say changing your sleep patterns between work and play causes something called “social jet lag.”
Jun. 7, 2017
An investigation continues into a West Valley farm accused of abusing temporary workers, according to the U.S Department of Labor.
Jun. 7, 2017
Chase Field
The commissioner of Major League Baseball reiterated support for the Arizona Diamondbacks during a press conference Tuesday at Chase Field.
Jun. 7, 2017
Bob England
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health plans to close three nutrition clinics in Avondale, Glendale and Mesa.
Jun. 7, 2017
The Goodyear City Council has signed off on a jobs pact with United Parcel Service and the deal is expected to create at least 1,500 new positions.
Jun. 7, 2017
Construction
Recently, the Maricopa Association of Governments added $1.25 billion in projects to its long-range regional transportation plan. So, what’s the potential economic impact?
Jun. 7, 2017
AirGarage map
Their solution is an app launched in May called AirGarage. “There’s an untapped resource sitting right in front of your house,” co-founder Jonathon Barkl said. “You could be making money, I could be saving money.”
Jun. 7, 2017
While local civil rights and African-American leaders are calling for the removal of Confederate monuments in Arizona, the state’s historian says not so fast. State historian Marshall Trimble believes it would be a mistake to ignore history, as harsh as it may be.
Jun. 7, 2017

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