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Police Chief Among 7 Arrested In Connection With La Mora Massacre
Mexican officials said Monday that they have arrested a total of seven suspects in the murder of nine women and children in Sonora last month, including the police chief of a small town near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Dec. 31, 2019
Mexico Pulls Ambassador From Bolivia Amid Spat Between Countries
Mexico’s foreign ministry says its ambassador in Bolivia will return to Mexico for her own safety after the Bolivian government declared her a “persona non grata.” The decision came amid an ongoing diplomatic spat.
Dec. 31, 2019
Conservationists: Mexican Failing To Protect Vaquita
Mexico has struggled for years to protect a nearly extinct porpoise from illegal fishing. In December, Mexico's Interior Department took charge of coordinating the government’s efforts. But some say it’s not enough.
Dec. 31, 2019
Conservationists Intend To Sue Ft. Huachuca, U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service
Conservationists have served a notice of intent to sue Ft. Huachuca and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming the U.S. Army base in southeast Arizona has been knowingly jeopardizing the San Pedro River.
Dec. 31, 2019
ASU Faces Florida State In Sun Bowl On New Years Eve Day
While many are finalizing their New Year’s Eve festivities, Arizona State University is in El Paso, Texas Tuesday for the The 86th Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl.
Dec. 30, 2019
New Tech, Self-Driving Cars Keep Older Americans Rolling
For many older Americans, losing the ability to hop in the car and get yourself where you want to go can feel like losing control. But New technologies are changing the conversation.
Dec. 30, 2019
Boeing 737 MAX 8 Punctuates A Decade In Aviation News
Earlier this year, the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet. That followed two crashes over the previous six months. Those incidents, and the effects of those planes not being in the air, were some of the biggest stories of the year in aviation.
Dec. 30, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Pressure Mounts For Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — fresh from his election victory — still faces mounting pressure due to corruption charges.
Dec. 30, 2019
New Years Eve Brings A Spike In Air Pollution
This time of year, smoke from fireplaces and fire pits create unhealthy levels of air pollution in the Phoenix area. Fireworks will add to the unhealthy mix on New Year's Eve.
Dec. 30, 2019
Boas: 2019 Arizonan Of The Year
Annually, the Arizona Republic chooses a person or persons as Arizonan of the Year. For 2019, Tom Buschatzke of the Arizona Department of Water Resources and Ted Cooke of Central Arizona Project were given the honor.
Dec. 30, 2019
Yavapai College Students Win Arizona Wine Competition
Competition is fierce among Arizona's winemakers, and one of this year's biggest prizes went to a wine developed by students from the Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College.
Dec. 30, 2019
Diné College Wants To Open The First Law School At A Tribal College
Diné College on the Navajo Nation wants to open a law school. It would be the first of its kind and an important step in working to fill the need for Native American lawyers in the country — in tribal courts and elsewhere.
Dec. 30, 2019
Why Environmental Groups Are Fighting The Rosemont Mine
Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals wants to build the third largest copper mine in the United States on 4,500 acres south of Tucson. Part of the $1.9 billion project involves depositing 2 billion tons of waste rock on public lands. The project is being challenged by environmental and Native American organizations.
Dec. 30, 2019
Did Trump Actually Listen To The Generals In His Cabinet?
In his new book "Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos," Peter Bergen examines how Trump's approach and his relationships with three generals — Defense Secretary James Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster — affected the White House and foreign policy.
Dec. 30, 2019
AZ Jewish Community Shows Solidarity After Hanukkah Attack
Americans were stunned to learn of a brutal attack on Jews celebrating Hanukkah in a home in a Hasidic community outside of New York City over the weekend. In Arizona, reported anti-Semitic attacks decreased by more than half since last year, but in light of recent violence, community members are being vigilant.
Dec. 30, 2019
Arizona Wildfires: What To Expect In 2020
With rain and snow falling and temperatures feeling a bit more like winter, wildfires are not top of mind for most Arizonans. But that will change soon, as winter precipitation leads to a green spring, and then those potential fuels dry out.
Dec. 30, 2019
How Paul Petersen Could Be Removed As County Assessor
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is standing by its decision to suspend Paul Petersen despite an appeal from the embattled Maricopa County Assessor and signs that he may take this fight to court.
Dec. 30, 2019
The Takeaway: Despite Billions in Aid, Farm Bankruptcies Are on the Rise
Farm bankruptcies are up 24 percent from last year, the highest level the farming industry has seen since 2011.
Dec. 30, 2019
Official: Feds Deny Request To Use Border Money For Shelter
The federal government has denied a request to use border security funding for a migrant shelter in Arizona.
Dec. 30, 2019
Arizona In Urgent Need Of Blood Donations
Arizona is in the midst of the 10 toughest days of the year for maintaining the state’s blood supply.
Dec. 30, 2019

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