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Proposed Cuts To The EPA Cause Concern
The Trump administration and Congress are looking to cut the budget and the influence of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Nov. 28, 2017
Report: Rep. Grijalva Accused Of Creating Hostile Workplace
The Washington Times reported Monday that Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva is accused of creating a hostile work environment for a female employee and paid out nearly $50,000 to prevent a lawsuit. The Democrat is pushing back as he joins a growing list of congressmen accused of abusing their power.
Nov. 28, 2017
The Pulse: Traveling Down The Modern Mississippi
The words ‘Mississippi River’ evoke images of a mustachioed Mark Twain — or the whistle of a steamboat calliope. “But that river doesn’t exist anymore,” said historian Christopher Morris.
Nov. 28, 2017
Prison Reform Group Alleges Clemency Board Unfairly Targeted Offender
After 30 years in prison, Jacob Wideman was placed on home detention in 2016, but recently was returned to custody of the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Nov. 28, 2017
Arizona Attorney Suing Businesses Over ADA Violations — Again
An Arizona attorney who sued hundreds of local businesses for violating state protections for those with disabilities is back at it.
Nov. 28, 2017
The Takeaway: Leadership Showdown Throws Federal Watchdog Agency Into Chaos
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is in turmoil after its leader stepped down last week.
Nov. 28, 2017
The Takeaway: Is It Time To Change Age-Of-Consent Laws?
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the allegations facing Roy Moore, one expert says it's time to rethink age-of-consent laws — or replace them with something totally different.
Nov. 28, 2017
Lawmaker Wants To Rein In Arizona Board Of Regents
A southern Arizona lawmaker wants permission to rein in the Arizona Board of Regents.
Nov. 28, 2017
Forest Service Sued Over Arizona Copper Mine
A group of environmentalists in Arizona sued the U.S. Forest Service Monday to stop a mining operation in Southern Arizona.
Nov. 28, 2017
 Arizona Opioid Deaths Appear To Be Going Up Even Faster Than In 2016
Almost half a year since Arizona declared the opioid crisis a statewide health emergency, overdose deaths appear to be going up even faster than in 2016, according to preliminary numbers.
Nov. 28, 2017
2 Months After Mexico’s Earthquake, Some Still Wonder How Their Home Collapsed
It’s been more than two months since earthquakes on Sept. 7 and 19 devastated central Mexico, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. Countless survivors are still looking for answers on just how their homes collapsed or on how to rebuild them. But in some cases, some are calling on authorities to file criminal charges.
Nov. 27, 2017
ASU Students, Local Lawmakers Protest Proposed EPA Cuts
Arizona State University students, buttressed by local leaders from government and environmental groups, gathered to speak in Tempe’s Mitchell Park on Monday morning.
Nov. 27, 2017
 U.S. Senate Set To Debate House
Lawmakers are back on Capitol Hill after the Thanksgiving break, and the U.S. Senate is set to debate the House’s tax cut bill. But are Arizona’s two GOP senators on board?
Nov. 27, 2017
 Extended West Valley Road Closure Begins Along Southern at 59th Ave.
Starting this week, nearly 10,000 daily commuters in the West Valley will have to avoid Southern at 59th Avenue as construction continues for the South Mountain Freeway portion of Loop 202.
Nov. 27, 2017
What Is The Biggest Environmental Issue Related To Proposed Border Wall?
President Trump’s call for a newly-designed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was one of his top campaign promises, and it was front and center again last week with the word that a Border Patrol agent had died in Texas.
Nov. 27, 2017
What Is The Direct Impact Of Social Media On Shame?
Shame has been a part of culture for centuries, but how do we feel shame? Is it up to the broader society to ensure that shame exists? Should we be punished for it?
Nov. 27, 2017
Wedding Bells To Ring In London Next Spring
There will be wedding bells in London this spring, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have gotten engaged – Buckingham Palace made that announcement earlier today.
Nov. 27, 2017
 Arizona Town Hall Offers Suggestions On How To Increase K-12 Funding
People on most sides of the debate agree that Arizona needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But where will that money come from in a state where raising taxes is frowned upon?
Nov. 27, 2017
Net Neutrality Supporters Claim Names, Addresses Stolen To Submit Fake Comments Against Policy
The FCC is set to eliminate net neutrality in a few weeks. These rules currently require internet service providers to treat all online content the same. Supporters of net neutrality fear without it, those providers could charge some websites more, a cost that could then be passed on to the consumer.
Nov. 27, 2017
Preserving A Piece Of African-American Military History In Arizona
It appears there’s a plan for a building that in the past has been identified as one of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places.
Nov. 27, 2017

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