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Child Migrant Dies In Mexican Immigration Custody
A 10-year-old girl from Guatemala who was in custody of Mexican immigration officials died on Wednesday night after complaining about a sore throat and after seeing a doctor, officials said.
May 17, 2019
U.S. Attempt To Improve Wildland Firefighter Shelters Fails
An effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in Arizona six years ago has failed. Officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise in a decision on Wednesday said the current fire shelter developed in 2002 will remain in use.
May 17, 2019
Adult Day Care Worker Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Disabled Woman
A caregiver at a Gilbert group home serving developmentally disabled adults is accused of inappropriately touching a female resident with a developmental disability.
May 17, 2019
AARP Arizona Works To Improve Digital Literacy Among Older Adults
There are a lot of stereotypes when it comes to older adults, but the one that probably gets the most play is the one about technology. Despite that, many Arizona seniors are learning to become more tech-savvy.
Survey Finds U.S. Grandparents Shatter Financial, Cultural Stereotypes
May 17, 2019
Grumpy Cat, Who Entertained Millions Online, Dies
Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet, has died at age 7. Her Arizona owners wrote on social media Friday that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and "passed away peacefully" Tuesday "in the arms of her mommy."
May 17, 2019
Longest Snowbowl Ski Season Coming To An End
The longest ski season in Arizona Snowbowl’s history comes to an end this weekend. In its more than 80-year history, Rob Linde with the park says they’ve never made it this close to Memorial Day.
May 16, 2019
 Arizona Department Of Corrections Moves More Than 700 Inmates Over Security Concerns
In response to security problems at a state prison in Buckeye, the Arizona Department of Corrections has moved more than 700 inmates to different locations.
May 16, 2019
ADC Accused Of Violating Inmates
"Chokehold" is a book by former prosecutor Paul Butler that calls for significant changes in the criminal justice system. The ACLU said Butler’s publisher received a notice from ADC that the book would not be allowed in Arizona prisons.
May 16, 2019
Scientists Publish First Findings From Ultima Thule Flyby
In January, NASA’s New Horizons probe began sending observations from the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft. Now the team is reporting what that data tells them – and what it doesn’t.
May 16, 2019
Legislation Would Help Tribes Improve Roads
Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about legislation that would provide funding to build and maintain roads and bridges in Indian Country. Only 17 percent of those roads are considered “acceptable” by the federal government.
May 16, 2019
Committee Passes Navajo-Utah Water Settlement
A Senate committee passed legislation Wednesday that gives the Navajo the right to take a portion of Utah’s Colorado River allotment.
May 16, 2019
Outgoing Chief Justice Looks Back At Arizona Supreme Court
Outgoing Chief Justice Bales joins The Show to talk about his law career and the current condition of Arizona’s judicial system.
May 16, 2019
Who Will Pay For California
Fire investigators say electric power lines owned by PG&E were the cause of the Camp Fire. Now California must determine whether customers or shareholders foot the bill.
May 16, 2019
Can Advocacy Groups Bring Down Prescription Prices?
While a large number of drugs may only cost $10 for a refill, others may lead to patients having to spend thousands or more. Those prices could be rising.
May 16, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Seinfeld Trivia At Valley Bar In Phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Mike and Marc Stein answering Seinfeld Trivia questions at the Rose Room at Valley Bar in Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May 16, 2019
Pinal Farmers Ask For $20 Million For Water Infrastructure
Pinal County farmers gathered at the Capitol for a news conference Thursday morning. After the years-long negotiations to agree on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, the farmers said they need new sources of water, and they’re asking for $20 million to make that happen.
May 16, 2019
Expert: Aviation Industry Needs Stronger Stand On Climate Change
A former editor-in-chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology Magazine says climate change presents a "course-altering crossroads" for aviation.
May 16, 2019
Trump Wants To Concentrate On Worker-Focused Immigration
On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed a new immigration strategy, one that focuses on highly-skilled workers and downsizing the family visa program.
May 16, 2019
Awareness Of Native American Missing And Murdered Rates Has Increased
The movement to document murdered and missing indigenous women and girls has gained national attention in the last several years as awareness has risen that Native American women experience violence at much higher rates than others, and that thousands of them have been murdered or simply gone missing without account.
May 16, 2019
Border Rescues In The Desert Are Rising As Summer Nears
As temperatures heat up in Arizona’s desert, federal immigration agencies anticipate an increase in heat-related illnesses along the southwestern border as thousands of asylum seekers keep arriving at desolate regions of the international line.
May 16, 2019

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