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DHS Secretary Visits Nogales Detention Kids, While Crisis Gets Grilled On The Hill
On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer met in Nogales, Ariz., to tour a facility where unaccompanied child migrants are being housed. The secretary sent a message about the risks of crossing the border illegally.
June 25, 2014
Less Than Half Of Eligible Students Applying For Deferred Action
More than 70,000 undocumented students in Arizona are eligible to apply for the Deferred Action Plan this year. But so far, less than half of the eligible students have applied.
June 25, 2014
Jenny Mollen Wants You To Follow Her On Twitter
Jenny Mollen is the author of “I Like You Just The Way I Am.”
June 25, 2014
Clean Elections May Go After Tom Horne, But Should It?
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been under fire from multiple corners for months.
June 25, 2014
Inaugural Pat Tillman Award To Go To Purple Heart Recipient
A new award has been created in memory of former Arizona Cardinal player Pat Tillman. The first recipient of the Pat Tillman Award for Service will be Josh Sweeney from Phoenix.
June 25, 2014
Why A Former Official Is Calling For Huppenthals Resignation
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is now known by a couple of other names: Falcon9 and Thucydides.
June 25, 2014
Could Arizona State Take Over Thunderbird?
The Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale has faced significant financial problems.
June 25, 2014
How Will The Suns Draft Go After Than Better-Than-Expected Season?
So with the NBA draft taking place Thursday and with three first-round picks, does the Suns’ better than expected year change their strategy of building with young players?
June 25, 2014
ADOT Addressing Wrong-Way Driver Dangers
The issue of wrong-way drivers has become a major problem in the Valley.
June 25, 2014
New System Causes Some Drivers To Get Incorrect Photo On License
State Transportation officials are blaming a new system for the problem of some people getting the wrong picture on their driver's license.
June 25, 2014
Property Owners File Suit Against State For Yarnell Hill Fire
Dozens of property owners in central Arizona have sued the state, saying it failed miserably in its management of a wildfire that killed 19 Hotshots.
June 25, 2014
Arizona Middle Of Pack In New AARP Report
Arizona ranks in the middle of the states in a new report from AARP that considers care and quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers.
June 25, 2014
Former Schools Superintendent Calls For Huppenthals Resignation
A former Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction is continuing her call for the resignation of current school superintendent John Huppenthal.
June 25, 2014
Wave Of Central American Migrants Triggers 30-Year-Old Memories
The latest wave of Central American families and children crossing the Southwest border in recent months is triggering déjà vu for some. In the 1980s about a million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the U.S., escaping civil war.
June 25, 2014
Reform Bills Passed For Veterans Affairs Scandal
House and Senate lawmakers met Tuesday to work out a compromise for the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs. The scandal broke this spring with reports that officials in Phoenix were falsifying records and delaying treatment for veterans.
June 24, 2014
Wal-Mart Will Open A Super Store At Metrocenter
Wal-Mart is opening a store at Metrocenter in northwest Phoenix. It’s welcome news to investors who have been trying to attract retailers and customers back to the aging mall.
June 24, 2014
One Step Closer To Commercial Space Travel
Imagine floating in a balloon 120,000 feet above Earth. One company is a step closer to making that a reality after a successful test flight that broke the world record for the highest parafoil balloon space flight.
June 24, 2014
Head Of Homeland Security To Visit Nogales Wednesday
The Secretary of Homeland Security will be in Nogales, Ariz. on Wednesday.
June 24, 2014
More Than 60 Arrests In Statewide Prostitution Sting
The FBI says a crackdown on popular spots for prostitution activity has led to more than 60 arrests.
June 24, 2014
Judges Decision Means Nomination Signature Rules Wont Change
A federal judge has refused to ease the requirement that candidates for statewide office get nominating petition signatures from residents of at least three counties.
June 24, 2014

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