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The Takeaway: Can Radical New Tactics Curb Gun Violence?
Another school shooting, this time in Texas, has left ten people dead and around ten others injured. The incident is raising questions over what to do about children's safety in schools and the ensuing debate is continuing to divide the country over gun control issues.
May. 21, 2018
Debates Emerging Over Legislation On Parenting
Trends in parenting can change quickly. One evolution is between so-called “helicopter parents” who hover over their kids, watching their every move, and so-called “free-range” parents, who are more likely to let their kids roam free.
May. 21, 2018
Poll: More Young Adults Providing Long-Term Care For Older Adult
A significant number of young adults are providing long-term care for older adult, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
May. 21, 2018
Satellite Images Show Changes In Groundwater Storage
Scientists have noticed changes in freshwater storage, and some of those changes are due to human activity.
May. 21, 2018
AZ Dems Want Special Session On Guns To Find Bipartisan Solution
Democratic state lawmakers on Friday demanded that Gov. Doug Ducey hold a special session to adopt, “comprehensive and effective gun safety legislation that will keep weapons of mass murder out of the hands of dangerous people and provide resources to identify and help troubled individuals.”
May. 21, 2018
Some In Congress Looking To Force Votes On Immigration
Some Congressional Republicans are going around House leadership, and are trying to force a vote on a series of immigration-related bills, including the DREAM Act.
May. 21, 2018
County Attorney Wants To Take Control Of Police Records
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is trying to take control of police records, which are currently public record according to state law.
May. 21, 2018
March For Our Lives Teen Movement To Hold Vigil At Capitol
Arizona high school students will gather Monday night for a candlelight vigil outside the State Capitol in memory of 32 killed on U.S. campuses.
May. 21, 2018
Below The Rim: Life Inside The Grand Canyon
Every year, more than 5 million people trek to Grand Canyon National Park for a spectacular view. But once you venture down one of its steep trails, you start to enter another world. And like anywhere that’s hard to reach, the Grand Canyon’s backcountry is rich with stories. In "Below The Rim," we tell you a few of them.
May. 21, 2018
Trump Was The Fifth Contender In Mexico’s Presidential Debate
Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May. 21, 2018
Ajo Group Gets $1.1M Federal Loan To Help Preserve Iconic Town Plaza
The U.S. Department of Agriculture hands out loans for rural development projects. A tiny town between Yuma and Tucson with iconic architecture is getting one.
May. 21, 2018
Light Rail On The Way To Metrocenter Mall In Phoenix
Phoenix City Council members recently approved a $25 million payment to Valley Metro. It’s meant to cover final design and pre-construction services for a 1.6 mile extension.
May. 21, 2018
Phoenix To Developers Buying City-Owned Lots: Build, Don
Before the latest vote to sell three vacant lots, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio suggested a no flipping provision. It essentially says if you buy city-owned property to build a certain project, you need to follow through, not flip the land at a profit.
May. 21, 2018
Human-Caused Potato Fire Burning Near Arizona Route 87
The Potato Fire was reported just before 1 p.m. Sunday. It’s burning through brush and grass on the east side of State Route 87, south of a forest service road to Mount Ord.
May. 20, 2018
AZ Law Enforcement Cracks Down On Seat Belt Citations
The Border-to-Border seat belt initiative will go into effect Monday night. This is a kickoff to the "Click It or Ticket" program, which runs through June 3.
May. 20, 2018
Mark Kelly Speaks Out About Gun Control After Shooting
Following the Texas school shooting on Friday, the Arizona Democratic Caucus called for a special session of the state Legislature to talk about school safety. Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, appeared on "Fox News Sunday" to discuss gun control.
May. 20, 2018
Colorado River Flows Reach Historic Lows
Colorado River flows are at some of their lowest levels since records have been kept. Arizona and other states rely on the lessening Colorado River water, and at the same time drought is expanding in Arizona.
May. 20, 2018
Arizona Health Expert Says All Contaminated Lettuce Should Be Off The Shelves
Reports of e-coli cases stemming from romaine lettuce grown in Yuma left some consumers on edge over the past few weeks. Jessica Rigler is with the state health department. She said grocery stores should be cleared of the contaminated produce by now.
May. 20, 2018
Arizona Wildlife Officials Warn Of Aggressive Coyotes On Popular Trail
State wildlife officials are warning people in southern Arizona to beware of aggressive coyotes. This comes after some cyclists were chased to within 10 feet.
May. 20, 2018
AZ Educators Collect Signatures For Invest In Education Initiative
Teachers and advocates for more education funding set up booths across the Valley Saturday. They were collecting signatures to get the Invest in Education Act on the ballot in November. However, not everyone is on board with the initiative. In fact, educators are facing strong opposition from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
May. 19, 2018

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