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Phoenix Fire Department
It’s only been five weeks since Hurricane Harvey ravaged Houston and the surrounding region. In the weeks since, there has been a lot of environmental fallout as the EPA confirmed fears that the San Jacinto Waste Pits were damaged and are leaking toxic chemicals into the watershed, and the city has grappled with the question of whether some homeowners should be able to rebuild in flood-prone areas.
Oct. 2, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
Leaders in Catalonia are meeting today to try to figure out their next steps after Sunday’s referendum, in which they say 90 percent of voters cast ballots in favor of independence from Spain.
Oct. 2, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017-18 term officially opened today, and it’s Justice Neil Gorsuch’s first full term as a member of the court. With me to preview the high court’s new term is Vincent Bonventre, professor at Albany Law School and the man behind the blog New York Court Watcher.
Oct. 2, 2017
Mark Kelly Las Vegas shooting response
"We send our thoughts and prayers too, but they are not enough,” said Mark Kelly, retired astronaut and husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. “Your thoughts and prayers aren't going to stop the next shooting. Only action and leadership will do that.”
Oct. 2, 2017
blood donation
With hundreds of victims pouring into Las Vegas trauma center after a deadly shooting, the American Red Cross is praising blood donors while asking people to continue giving.
Oct. 2, 2017
Twenty-three countries sent help after the quake, including the United States. Last weekend, after more than a week of assistance, the U.S. rescue team returned home.
Oct. 2, 2017
ambulance
As the number of killed and wounded mounted in Las Vegas Sunday night following a deadly shooting, Nevada first responders quickly turned to Arizona for aid.
Oct. 2, 2017
the takeaway logo
On Sunday in Las Vegas, a gunman carried out the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, leaving nearly 60 people dead and over 500 injured.
Oct. 2, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Gunfire rained down on a country music concert attended by thousands of people Sunday night. More than 500 people were taken to hospitals in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Oct. 2, 2017
Don’t get too comfy with the cooler weather. The National Weather Service has warned triple digits are still on the horizon this week.
Oct. 2, 2017
A state lawmaker in Mesa wants to end a plastic bag law in Bisbee.
Oct. 2, 2017
Tens of thousands of youngsters in Arizona are in jeopardy of losing health care after Congress allowed the $15- billion federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to lapse.
Oct. 2, 2017
Terry Goddard
Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is spearheading a legal effort hoping to derail President Donald Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio.
Oct. 2, 2017
H-2A
Arizona has hosted about 5,700 guest farmworkers through the federal government’s H-2A visa program this year, and the number has been growing since at least 2011.
Oct. 2, 2017
NASA OSIRIS-REx
The Arizona-based spacecraft flying to an asteroid sent home pictures and data as it swung by Earth last week.
Oct. 2, 2017
farm land
The battles around public lands and whether they should remain in federal hands is the subject of a new documentary being screened Monday night in Tempe.
Oct. 2, 2017
PhoenixMart
An international trade hub is scheduled to open next year in Casa Grande, Arizona, after being plagued by delays, setbacks and a federal investigation.
Oct. 2, 2017
Staff turnover in Arizona's long-struggling child protection agency appears to be down slightly, but data shortcomings mean auditors can't be sure, the state Auditor General's Office said.
Oct. 2, 2017
elderly patient
When it comes to nursing home care, Medicaid is what helps foot the bill if a resident doesn’t have the financial means. But a Kaiser Health News analysis of the quality of care shows that future cuts to such a program could mean less care for residents.
Oct. 2, 2017
DACA Papers
The deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications is Thursday, Oct. 5, but recipients of the program have been strongly encouraged to have theirs in the mail no later than Monday, Oct. 2.
Oct. 2, 2017

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