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Is it possible to look at these special elections in the aggregate and take anything away that could be useful to think about heading into next year’s elections?
Dec. 15, 2017
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Senator Marco Rubio has threatened to vote “no” on the GOP tax bill unless the child tax credit is expanded, a change he introduced to the Senate version of the bill alongside Senator Mike Lee of Utah. Will this be the sticking point in the final vote on the bill?
Dec. 15, 2017
Joe Arpaio
An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a civil trial for bringing a since-dismissed criminal case against one of Sen. Jeff Flake's sons in the heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs.
Dec. 15, 2017
The U.S. government gets a flood of citizenship applications in the months before a presidential election, and activists said the 2016 spike has carried over into this year.
Dec. 15, 2017
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Prescott's newly seated City Council has undergone training to prevent harassment from taking place.
Dec. 15, 2017
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Even though voters moved to legalize the sale of marijuana for medical uses, one Mesa Republican wants to introduce legislation that would ban billboard advertising along roadways.
Dec. 15, 2017
Mexican free-tailed bat
After U.S. scientists identified what was wiping out bat populations across North America, NAU researchers have narrowed in on where the strain first started.
Dec. 15, 2017
ATLaS Justice Center
The Tucson-based ATLaS Justice Center was founded by Kirstin Eidenbach and Jonathon Trethewey to help those who have been incarcerated integrate back into society.
Dec. 15, 2017
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An investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona found that more than 100 public charter schools have unlawful or discriminatory enrollment guidelines.
Dec. 15, 2017
Katie Hobbs
Democrats in the Arizona Senate said Thursday the process of developing the updated policy was quick and collaborative, but they bemoaned the fact that the document doesn't mention gender identity along with race, religion and other identities explicitly protected from harassment.
Dec. 14, 2017
Cases of Valley fever in Arizona spiked last month and researchers say that could indicate an increase next year.
Dec. 14, 2017
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The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal net neutrality.
Dec. 14, 2017
Recently, archaeologists in Southern California found a Sphinx used in the 1923 version of The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil DeMille. Scott Eyman is DeMille’s biographer and is here to explain more about why the set was buried and why DeMille made two different Ten Commandments films.
Dec. 14, 2017
Thomas Fire
Hundreds of firefighters are battling the Thomas Fire in Southern California. But not all of the crews fighting the fire work for a governmental entity.
Dec. 14, 2017
Herm Edwards
Arizona State shook up the college football world — and faced a lot of criticism — when it hired Herm Edwards as its new head football coach. Here for a few minutes to talk about it is Anne Ryman, who covers higher ed for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.
Dec. 14, 2017
The Blood Feud Family Singers
Self-described as up-tempo but down-hearted, the heart and soul of The Blood Feud Family Singers is the poetic lyrics that pluck at your emotions, and the bluesy-folk tunes take a walk down the dusty road of love and heartbreak.
Dec. 14, 2017
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The Phoenix City Council last night approved a framework for addressing the increasing number of structured sober living homes in the city, as well as a timeline to have it in place by mid-March.
Dec. 14, 2017
Shawn Emerson golf course
Listen to the sounds of Shawn Emerson maintaining the golf courses at Desert Mountain.
Dec. 14, 2017
Arizona State University recently hosted a forum examining the outsized effects of climate change on indigenous peoples.
Dec. 14, 2017
Government Accountability Office
Whistleblowing has been an important part of reacting to workplace corruption and oppression and trying to bring about dramatic change. In recent decades, whistleblowers have been treated with greater respect by the general public. Tom Devine is legal director of the Government Accountability Project and has represented a number of whistleblowers.
Dec. 14, 2017

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