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Tucson
Job website Career Builder is out with its latest analysis of employment trends. Among the findings, highly sought after millennials are leaving one Arizona city in big numbers.
Feb. 3, 2017
ASU Art Museum
Choreographer and dancer Liz Lerman could easily be described as both a mover and a shaker. ASU’s Tempe Art Museum is the setting for Lerman’s latest project, Minds on the Move: The Treadmill Tapes.
Feb. 3, 2017
Chris Bianco
It was recently announced that legendary Phoenix chef and restauranteur Chris Bianco will be teaming up with Chad Robertson of San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery to open the Row DTLA.
Feb. 3, 2017
 border fence
President Trump’s executive order on immigration does more than put in place plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Daniel Gonzalez covers immigration for The Arizona Republic. He has been following this story and he joins me now.
Feb. 3, 2017
San Francisco
Since President Trump said he would withhold federal funds from cities that are so-called sanctuary cities, several large cities around the country — like San Francisco — have become more emboldened in their pro-immigrant positions. I’m joined now by Vivian Ho, a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who has been covering that city’s resolutions to stay a sanctuary city.
Feb. 3, 2017
ASU sign
Another executive order signed by the president last week temporarily blocks travel from seven, mostly-Muslim countries to the U.S. The effects of that ban are felt around Arizona.
Feb. 3, 2017
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Arizona and California cases and those of seven other states, has been a punching bag for years, especially for conservatives.
Feb. 3, 2017
University of Arizona logo
Archaeologists think they’ve found some new clues as to what led to the demise of the Mayan civilization. The University of Arizona led the research team at a site in Guatemala.
Feb. 3, 2017
Ahuna Mons
A solo ice volcano on the dwarf planet Ceres is prompting Arizona researchers to look for other mountains that may have flattened over time. Evidence of past geologic activity could be places to look for signs of life in the universe.
Feb. 3, 2017
Officials with the group Indivisible Southern Arizona secured a meeting with Senator Jeff Flake’s staff Friday. They will be asking for an in-person meeting with the senator and demanding that he take action against President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban.
Feb. 3, 2017
The Arizona House gave preliminary approval to legislation aimed at blocking officials in existing towns from being able to veto a neighboring community’s ability to incorporate.
Feb. 3, 2017
astronaut's view of the Grand Canyon
NASA satellite imagery shows a more detailed picture of how drought has shrunk water levels and exposed the bottom of the Colorado River in the lower Grand Canyon.
Feb. 3, 2017
Unable to block the federal government from sending refugees to Arizona, six Republican state lawmakers want to penalize the charities that help them resettle here.
Feb. 3, 2017
Senator Flake is a member of the Judiciary Committee
Feb. 3, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
An ongoing civil rights lawsuit against the county is costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars every month. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is paying to comply with a court order and footing the bill for an outside group to monitor their progress.
Feb. 3, 2017
Avocados and guacamole
For many in the U.S., a good Super Bowl party comes with a tasty “super bowl” of guacamole. But its main ingredient, the avocado, is at the center of a trade dispute between the U.S. and Mexico that’s recently caused tons of the creamy fruit to be turned back at the border.
Feb. 3, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin has a message for one of the state’s largest utilities: keep the coal burning at the Navajo Generating Station.
Feb. 3, 2017
police car
Whether it’s alcohol, methamphetamine or marijuana, officers are not allowed to run a driver’s blood sample unless they have legal permission.
Feb. 2, 2017
Phoenix International Raceway
This week, Phoenix International Raceway announced details of $178 million in planned upgrades to the 52-year-old Avondale facility that hosts both NASCAR and Indy Car events. We find out why the raceway’s parent company is making this large investment.
Feb. 2, 2017
Cattle graze
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported all cattle and calves in the state totaled 970,000 for 2016, up 8 percent from the year before.
Feb. 2, 2017

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