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Assistant Attorney General Rusty Crandell told the 9th U.S. Apellate court that while DACA allows undocumented students to work and apply for a driver’s license, it should not extend to in-state tuition status.
Jan. 11, 2017
One of the biggest retail highlights for the city of Phoenix last year was landing a new Fry’s Food Store downtown, but bow it’s a vacant Fry’s store that has one council member asking questions.
Jan. 11, 2017
Brendan Mahoney, Jenni Vega, Tony Moya
Two middle-aged men and a young woman are sitting around a small, round table. It’s the first time they’ve ever met, but it only takes a few minutes for the conversation to flow easily. They all vividly recall the night they realized Donald Trump would be their next president.
Jan. 11, 2017
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City leaders hope increasing regulations could help crack down on sex trafficking operations that masquerade as escort services.
Jan. 11, 2017
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The head of Medicare and Medicaid says Arizona’s making big strides under Obamacare and signups this year prove it. The acting Administrator Andy Slavitt was in Phoenix on Tuesday as the enrollment season draws to a close.
Jan. 11, 2017
classroom
Four charter holders missed the 2016 audit deadline — one declared bankruptcy and the others have 10 percent of state funding withheld per month.
Jan. 10, 2017
The Morrison Institute estimates there are more than 92,000 youth between 16 and 24 years old who are not in school or working in the Phoenix area. The non-profit Aspen Institute awarded a $150,000 grant that aims to help a local group find jobs for these disconnected youth.
Jan. 10, 2017
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A decision 87-hundred miles away could have a big impact on a Phoenix-based corporation. Indonesia is expected to issue new mining laws this week that will affect copper and mining exports.
Jan. 10, 2017
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Maricopa County needs legal help to fight the Arizona Diamondbacks’ lawsuit to leave Chase Field, and it might pay for the courtroom battle using money from the baseball team.
Jan. 10, 2017
Sinema
One of the few elected Democrats in Arizona is hoping to save a federal program that helps the children of immigrants.
Jan. 10, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Monday’s State of the State address included Governor Doug Ducey touching on drug abuse and addiction. To learn more about the current state of opioid addiction, we spoke with Peggy Chase, CEO of Terros Health.
Jan. 10, 2017
Pierson Place Historic District
How do communities evolve? How do we truly become communities — with common goals and objectives, even as our approaches, our histories, our mindsets may vary?
Jan. 10, 2017
Thom Reilly
Child abuse and the rising number of Arizona kids in foster care have been in the headlines in our state for years now. That number is now as high as 18,000 children in Arizona’s child-welfare system.
Jan. 10, 2017
Debbie Lesko
Senate Appropriations Chair Republican Debbie Lesko talks about what she really liked from the State of the State address.
Jan. 10, 2017
phoenix council budget vote
On Tuesday afternoon, the Phoenix City Council will receive what’s called an Early Budget Status update for the 2017-18 fiscal year. To learn more, we spoke with Jeff Barton. He is Budget and Research director for the city of Phoenix.
Jan. 10, 2017
Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve heard about Macy’s closing 68 of a planned 100 stores across the country and The Limited closing all 250 of its stores. With some big retailers downsizing, we wanted to get a sense of the landscape for the Valley.
Jan. 10, 2017
Food
Phoenix is or is not a food town. Dining critic Patricia Escarcega talks about the city's food scene, while food journalist Gwen Ashley Walters offers another perspective.
Jan. 10, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey gave his State of the State address Monday. In it, he outlined several proposals for improving K-12 education and called for restoring a year’s worth of cash assistance for low-income families.
Jan. 10, 2017
Arizona has been criticized for falling behind when it comes to K-12 education, in part because of funding. And the state’s public universities have had to make changes in the wake of budget cuts that put deep slices into funding the institutions of higher education receive.
Jan. 10, 2017
Dwarf planet Ceres
The finding, which was published in the Jan. 6 edition of the journal Science, is consistent with earlier models, and provides valuable clues to how Ceres formed.
Jan. 10, 2017

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