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The booms and bursts of fireworks will be heard around the Valley this weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July. Maybe you’re already plotting out how to get the best view. Well, there are some people who don’t get to watch the show, because they’re lighting it.
Jul. 3, 2017
It’s almost the Fourth, and a great pairing for all the American history and fireworks is, of course, some booze. But we don’t just break out the bottles on holidays, you'll find it at weddings and funerals, in churches and bars alike In Sin City and even Vatican City, you’ll find some kind of alcohol.
Jul. 3, 2017
Immigration Visa application
The long-running debate over what to do about undocumented immigrants currently in the U.S. has been taken up at least a notch or two by the Trump administration’s proposed enforcement changes.
Jul. 3, 2017
On Friday, the fourth anniversary of the Yarnell Fire passed. You’ll remember that in 2013, the nation — especially Arizonans — were shocked by the deaths of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The firefighters were caught in the fast-moving fire. They deployed their fire-proof emergency shelters, but that did not save their lives. What went wrong?
Jul. 3, 2017
We hear a lot about the federal poverty level, especially surrounding the health-care debate. You can qualify for a subsidy if you make up to 400 percent of the poverty level, or you qualify for Medicaid if you’re income is below 138 percent of the poverty level. But what does any of this really mean?
Jul. 3, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
While most of us here in America are busy celebrating our country’s history this week, the international stage is set for one of the biggest meetings of the year: the G-20 summit. For more on this and other international events coming up this week, we’re joined by our colleague at the BBC, Rich Preston.
Jul. 3, 2017
Bob Boze Bell
It’s not only since Arizona became a state that it has been part of stories that seem unbelievable — and may or may not be true.
Jul. 3, 2017
Army National Guard
In May. President Donald Trump recently signed into law a bill that includes a 2.1 percent pay raise for members of the military.
Jul. 3, 2017
Queen Creek Unified District
In late May, a student at Queen Creek High School committed suicide.The Queen Creek Unified School District came together to craft a plan focused on helping students and staffers deal with the aftermath of the tragedy.
Jul. 3, 2017
border fence
The Trump administration’s immigration-related policy changes continue, as Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced a move called a “surge initiative.”
Jul. 3, 2017
Phil Boas
For our weekly check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic, we spoke with Editorial Department Director Phil Boas. Our issue is health-care reform.
Jul. 3, 2017
The new Election Integrity Commission run by vice-chairmen Kris Kobach and Vice President Mike Pence issued letters to secretaries of state across the country on Wednesday, requesting all their publicly available voter roll data — including names, addresses, dates of birth, party registration, military service, the last four digits of Social Security numbers and voting history.
Jul. 3, 2017
After months of negotiations, owners of the Navajo Generating Station coal-fired plant are close to finalizing a deal to keep it running through the end of 2019.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Qatar's deadline to comply with a series of 13 demands from its Gulf neighbors has been extended, but tensions are unlikely to die down anytime soon.
Jul. 3, 2017
Burro Fire
The Burro fire has burned 14,000 acres in the hills northeast of Tucson since last Friday, forcing the evacuation of the nearby town of Summerhaven.
Jul. 3, 2017
Kingman Fire Department truck
High winds spread the fire in a mobile home park on Devlin Avenue. The Kingman Fire Department and other crews had to shuttle water back and forth from fire hydrants “located a distance from the scene.”
Jul. 3, 2017
Sure 107 degrees for a daytime high might feel like a reprieve, but experts with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health say now is not the time to let down your guard.
Jul. 3, 2017
Medical marijuana
Navajo Nation is seriously considering legalizing medical marijuana.
Jul. 3, 2017
police car
Phoenix Police continue to look for a gunman who opened fire on two officers in a patrol car early Sunday morning.
Jul. 3, 2017
Goodwin Fire
We’ve heard about the thousands of people who had to evacuate the Goodwin Fire. But we haven’t heard much about the hundreds of four-legged creatures forced to leave.
Jul. 3, 2017

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