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Study On DACA Reveals Promising Numbers
The U.S. House is scheduled to take up two immigration reform bills this week, and both of them have DACA recipients — the so-called "DREAMers"— at the center. The DREAMers have the option of pursuing higher education or serving in the military.
June 18, 2018
What Is It Like To Try Out For
The Bachelor places one man in a resort-like mansion with 30 young women vying to find love and matrimony. The program is full of drama, emontions and a lot of drinking. So who wouldn’t want to try out to be a contestant?
June 18, 2018
Phoenix Loses Lost Lake Music Festival
Lost Lake Music Festival last year drew more than 45,000 fans to Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Ahead of this year’s version, organizers have announced they’re cancelling the event.
June 18, 2018
How Does The Opioid Epidemic Affect Schools?
The opioid epidemic is ravaging communities across America. One of the many places it’s having an impact is the nation’s schools. Politico reporter Kimberly Hefling has taken a look at how cash-strapped schools are struggling to help children.
June 18, 2018
Researchers Using A Game To Advance Alzheimer’s Research
The scourge of Alzheimer’s Disease is growing as people live longer. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 5.7 million have Alzheimer’s-related dementia. Extensive research is being done to learn more about how to identify and treat it — including here in Arizona.
June 18, 2018
Boas:
The Arizona Republic took on the issue of immigrant children being separated from their parents. The Show talked about it with Editorial Director Phil Boas.
June 18, 2018
VA Releases Nursing Home Ratings After Push For Transparency
Although the Veterans Administration has tracked detailed patient data for years, consumers looking to place family in these facilities didn’t have access to statistics on patient health outcomes in areas like pain management care, until last week.
June 18, 2018
Judge To Decide Residency Challenge Against Ann Kirkpatrick
A judge this Monday afternoon will hear arguments in a challenge to the residency of Ann Kirkpatrick, who’s running for the Democratic nomination in Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
June 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Guatemalan Lawmakers Attempt to Give Amnesty To Officers Accused Of Rights Violations
We continue to hear migration stories from U.S.-Mexico border, pertaining mostly to migrants from Latin America. But rarely, do we hear of the underlying conditions from which migrants are fleeing, as they attempt to find a safe-haven in the U.S.
June 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Tent City — For Migrant Children
Under President Trump’s zero tolerance policy, migrants who cross the border are apprehended, charged with a crime, detained, and separated from their children. But to accommodate the growing number of children who need to be housed, the US government erected a tent city that will house both unaccompanied minors and those who have been separated from their parents.
June 18, 2018
Park Service Restricts Water On North Rim Of Grand Canyon
National Park officials have asked people at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to limit their water usage as crews work to fix a pump that supplies the water.
June 18, 2018
AZ Opioid Law Meant To Help A Crisis — But Who Is It Hurting?
Faced with rising drug overdose deaths, states like Arizona have focused on limiting the number of opioid pills doctors can prescribe. But now some worry the new rules are creating another crisis — and patients are becoming collateral damage.
More Coverage Of Arizona's Opioid Epidemic
June 18, 2018
Rally Held Against U.S. Immigrant Policies
About 100 people carried signs and flags as they marched to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Building in downtown Phoenix Sunday night.
June 18, 2018
Colorado River Reservoirs Headed Toward Historic Low
Reservoirs that store water along the Colorado River are projected to be less than half full later this year, potentially marking a historic low mark for the river system that supplies water to seven U.S. states and Mexico.
June 18, 2018
AZ Scientist Crunches Satellite Data For
A collaboration with nationally funded researchers is using 30 years of data to create the first ever “Grass-Cast.” The team uses historical data for counties, plus satellite images and weather forecasts to create a map of where to most likely find good vegetation growth.
June 18, 2018
Arizona AG Reaches $100M Settlement With Citibank
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank. This resolves allegations that Citibank manipulated an interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars.
June 18, 2018
Tribal, Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Coal Permit
Tribal and environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government demanding it makes a plan to clean up a coal mine that has displaced many families on the Navajo Nation.
June 18, 2018
How Much Sky Harbor Pays For International Flights
A year after Phoenix approved financial incentives to encourage more international flights at Sky Harbor Airport, three airlines are getting paid.
June 18, 2018
Salary Boost Approved For Phoenix Fire Dispatchers
When you call 911 across the Valley, your local law enforcement agency answers. If fire or medical help is needed, your call is transferred to the Phoenix Fire Department’s Regional Dispatch Center.
June 18, 2018
Phoenix Temperatures Reach Record Cool Due To Rain
Phoenix temperatures hit a record cool on Saturday with a high of 83 degrees. Chris Kuhlman is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix. He said the previous record was 82, but the cool weather won’t last long.
June 17, 2018

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