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The website Backpage.com settled a sex trafficking lawsuit brought by three girls. They had alleged the “escort” section of the site made it possible for them to be sold for sex. We learned more about the settlement from Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, Associate Professor in the ASU School of Social Work and director of the Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research.
Oct. 6, 2017
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CBS News Correspondent David Begnaud has been reporting from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This week, he returned to the mainland U.S., and he sits down with The Takeaway to reflect on his experiences from the ground.
Oct. 6, 2017
Bureau of Land Management
If Congress passes a bill, the federal government may sell more than 8,000 acres of property to La Paz County. The County wants to use it for economic development.
Oct. 6, 2017
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Arizona State University's psychology department plans to expand a study targeting women dealing with high levels of stress.
Oct. 6, 2017
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Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto has apologized and said it was a mistake for him to wear an Apple Watch in the dugout during the NL wild-card game against Colorado.
Oct. 6, 2017
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After a wild win in the wildcard game, the Arizona Diamondbacks have made their way to Los Angeles to begin the National League Division series against the Dodgers Friday night.
Oct. 6, 2017
Bank of the West
A San Francisco-based bank that operates in 23 states is expanding its Arizona presence with a new office in Tempe with space for 1,000 workers.
Oct. 6, 2017
A sales tax that helps fund the Yavapai County Jail District is set to expire.
Oct. 6, 2017
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The Arizona Senate's ethics committee has voted along party lines to investigate a Democratic lawmaker who is accused of circulating a petition to repeal a new school voucher expansion bill when it wasn't properly filled out.
Oct. 6, 2017
Navajo Housing Authority
The Navajo Housing Authority will forfeit nearly a quarter of the $96 million in federal funds it was awarded for affordable housing projects. That’s part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Oct. 6, 2017
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law in May to exempt the sale of U.S. gold coins in the state from capital gains taxes. Tax free status would arguably spur investment, but that does not seem to be happening on the large scale.
Oct. 6, 2017
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Service-related industries grew in September at their fastest pace in 12 years, according to the latest analysis from Tempe-based Institute for Supply Management. The analysis said the sector is growing because of the country’s two recent hurricanes, not despite them.
Oct. 6, 2017
What we know as the cloud can take many forms -- even a fake palm tree.
Oct. 6, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida will headline a fundraising lunch for Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's re-election campaign on Monday.
Oct. 5, 2017
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Public health officials say an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A that has sickened hundreds in Southern California also made its way to Arizona earlier this year.
Oct. 5, 2017
The granary at the Sahuaro Ranch was burned to the ground by a fire in late September.
Four buildings at Sahuaro Ranch Park were damaged in fires last month. Police are asking the public for any information that can help them investigate.
Oct. 5, 2017
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The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors cannot seek enhanced sentencing in child sex cases where no child exists.
Oct. 5, 2017
When you hear the name ‘the Tutu Project,’ you might think it’s something to do with the ballet. But for photographer Bob Carey, wearing a pink tutu is more about vulnerability.
Oct. 5, 2017
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Therese Oneill's new book, Unmentionable: A Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners, is filled with helpful tips for any woman looking to travel back to the height of the Victorian era.
Oct. 5, 2017
Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden is known, obviously, for its plants. But it’s been undergoing a bit of a makeover, in terms of its buildings. It’s part of the garden’s new horticultural center, and has been in the works for a few years; the first phase opened earlier this year.
Oct. 5, 2017

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