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Jesus Rubalcava
Clean Elections Commission Director Tom Collins is recommending the full commission order former Rep. Jesus Rubalcava to immediately repay the $17,000 at its meeting on Tuesday.
Aug. 22, 2017
Local nurseries are growing along with the economy, but have trouble getting labor to keep up with demand. The federal government's response is to bring more temporary visa workers for those companies that can't find Americans willing to do the work.
Aug. 22, 2017
Nine Arizona tribes will receive federal funding to address environmental concerns on their land.
Aug. 22, 2017
Family members of the head of the Sinaloa Cartel have been arrested recently in Mexico City and on the Arizona border.
Aug. 22, 2017
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Phoenix’s Police Chief said there have been no credible threats to suggest downtown businesses should close ahead of President Trump’s rally Tuesday night, but several restaurants and the county court system plan to shut their doors early.
Aug. 22, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
The number of protesters expected at President Trump’s campaign rally today is expected to match or outnumber his supporters.
Aug. 22, 2017
Trump protest signs
President Trump heads to Phoenix Tuesday for a campaign-style rally. This will be Trump’s first trip back to Arizona since the election. It will also be the president’s first time in front of a crowd since deadly violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month at a white supremacist rally.
Aug. 22, 2017
Road closures will go into effect around the convention center in the afternoon, at Monroe Street from Second to Seventh street. Third and Fifth street on that block will be closed as well.
Aug. 21, 2017
police crime scene
As we saw last week in Barcelona, and we’ve seen in other cities, terrorists seem to have shifted tactics somewhat, and now favor ramming cars into people as at least one way to attack. But how new is this, and what can law enforcement — and the rest of us — do to prevent these kinds of attacks?
Aug. 21, 2017
You’ve probably see Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center as you drive by 44th and Van Buren streets. The space houses a grocery store, restaurants and small businesses — and now, many empty storefronts. In June, True North Companies purchased the site. The redevelopment has spurred concern among Chinese-American residents in the Valley.
Aug. 21, 2017
In some parts of the Valley, it seems like you can’t turn around without seeing an apartment building being constructed. But not everyone can afford the rising cost to rent here. For those people, there are government housing programs to help subsidize rent. But a new project from The Arizona Republic shows there’s a large group of people stuck in the middle.
Aug. 21, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
President Trump will be addressing the nation tonight about the future of American involvement in Afghanistan, and in Iraq government forces are on the second day of an offensive to retake the city of Tal Afar from Islamic State militants.
Aug. 21, 2017
Boy playing video games
If you’ve got a kid headed toward those tween or teen years, you may intimately know the “Let’s Play” phenomenon, where viewers — like your kids — watch people play video games online. Chester King, the CEO of the British eSports Association, is behind a push to get eSports into the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Aug. 21, 2017
Anne Makepeace
The first iteration of tribal courts in the U.S. came late in the 19th century when they were established by the Interior Department. But the greater progress emerged in 1934 with the implementation of the Indian Reorganization Act. A documentary called "Tribal Justice" focuses on a pair of tribal court Chief Judges currently serving in California.
Aug. 21, 2017
There were more than a hundred empty big box stores in the Valley during the second quarter of this year — with a combined size of more than 4 million square feet. At the same time, organizations moved into nearly half a million square feet of big box space.
Aug. 21, 2017
The Burton Barr Central Library isn’t expected to reopen until next summer. While engineers and city officials sort out the mechanics of repairing the library, what happens to the programs the library offers and how does this impact the other branches?
Aug. 21, 2017
Representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico headed into last week’s NAFTA negotiations each with a wish list of priorities for their respective countries. For more on this, I got a hold of Clifford Sosnow, an international trade law attorney and partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin in Toronto.
Aug. 21, 2017
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Valley Metro says neither the light rail nor bus schedule will be re-routed or stopped for the president's planned rally in Phoenix at 7 pm Tuesday, but those using the services should expect delays.
Aug. 21, 2017
Phil Boas
President Trump will be in Arizona on Tuesday. He’s scheduled to visit Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in the afternoon, before hosting a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday night.
Aug. 21, 2017
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Last week a federal court ruled that two congressional districts in Texas violated the Constitution and Voting Rights Act.
Aug. 21, 2017

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