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The Takeaway: What Does The Surveillance State Look Like?
An investigation from The Intercept brings the physical infrastructure of the National Security Administration's surveillance state into sharper relief.
June 25, 2018
Constitutional  Sheriffs Movement Idolizes Arpaio After Conviction
Joe Arpaio is an idol to many in the conservative world, including those who call themselves constitutional sheriffs. Ashley Powers dives into the world of constitutional sheriffs in a new piece in The New Yorker, and finds Arpaio’s conviction and following pardon only bolstered those followers.
June 25, 2018
Phoenix Plans Development For Public Transportation Hub
This could count as an important day when it comes to economic development in the city of Phoenix, which has released a Request for Proposals for a location on the northwest corner of Central and Van Buren.
June 25, 2018
Valley Fever Cases On The Rise In Arizona
It’s monsoon season, which means dust storms. And when the dust gets kicked up, Valley Fever spreads.
June 25, 2018
Why Those Who Fight Hunger In AZ Worry About Farm Bill
Republicans in the House of Representatives gathered just enough conservative votes to narrowly pass the $867 billion Farm Bill. While it might not be obvious from its name, the Farm Bill is controversial this time around because of its impact on food stamps, not agriculture.
June 25, 2018
The History Of Family Separation
The controversy of separating migrant children from their parents at the country’s southern border elicited reaction from across the political spectrum. But, it’s not the first time in U.S. history that parents and their kids have been split apart.
June 25, 2018
Tempe Program Helps Children Grow In First Year
An analysis from the city shows the majority of kids enrolled improved their literacy, social and emotional skills.
June 25, 2018
Drinking Water Keeps Most Golf Courses Green, But That’s Changing
Increasingly, some golf courses are pushing to stop using drinking water to keep their greens vibrant. Instead, they are using effluent or recycled water. That’s especially true in parts of northern Arizona.
June 25, 2018
Shooters Challenge For State Senate Not Over, Yet
Embattled lawmaker Don Shooter may be cleared to run for state senate, but his challenger has made a last-ditch effort to overturn that ruling.
June 25, 2018
Flagstaff Cancels Fireworks Because Of Fire Danger
Conditions are expected to stay dry with no rain in sight.
June 25, 2018
Study Predicts Major Drop in Charitable Giving
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will reduce charitable giving by at least $16.3 billion 2018, according to the American Enterprise Institute.
June 25, 2018
Judge Duncan Retires After 17 Years On Bench
In his last years on the bench, Duncan provided rigorous oversight for a landmark prison health care settlement between 34,000 inmates and the state of Arizona.

Continuing Coverage: Arizona's Prison Health Care →

June 25, 2018
Flake Responds To Dem Blame For Separated Families
President Donald Trump has repeatedly blamed Democratic lawmakers for the lack of a solution to family separations at the border. Speaking on ABC’s This Week Sunday, Senator Jeff Flake said Trump’s comments aren’t helping.
June 25, 2018
Census Director Takes Part In NALEO Conference
The acting director of the U.S. Census Bureau visited the Valley Saturday to take part in the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
June 25, 2018
Ducey Allies End Bid To Knock Challenger Off Ballot
A group of Gov. Doug Ducey supporters has ended a bid to knock a primary challenger off the ballot.
June 25, 2018
Poll: Republican Voters Prefer Candidates Without Political Experience
About one-third of surveyed Republicans say they'll be less likely to vote for experienced candidates.
June 25, 2018
ASU Study Raises Concerns Over San Andreas Fault
A new study suggests that a geologic “pressure release valve” in California’s San Andreas Fault might work more sporadically than previously thought.
June 25, 2018
Phoenix Wants Iconic Development At Downtown Transit Center
One of Phoenix’s most valuable downtown parcels hit the market Monday. The city is issuing a request for proposals for the Central Station transit site.
June 25, 2018
Horse Race Betting Now Year-Round
Horse racing is returning to Prescott Valley, filling a summertime void. The newly named Arizona Downs will give the sport a year-round presence in the state.
June 25, 2018
Chandler Volunteers Pack Supplies To Send Overseas For World Refugee Day
The Helping Hand for Relief and Development office in Chandler was full of volunteers on Saturday where people were packing large containers with resources needed to support refugees living in camps around the world.
June 24, 2018

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