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Phoenix To Temporarily Close Mexico Trade Offices
The Phoenix City Council has voted to temporarily close the city’s offices in Mexico, which connect companies on both sides of the border looking to expand, while the contract to run the offices is being reviewed.
July 9, 2019
Sonora Cracks Down On Illegal Chocolate Cars
In Mexico, millions of people drive cars that come from the United States. Many of those cars haven’t been properly imported. Now, state and local officials in neighboring Sonora, Mexico are seizing some of these irregular cars.
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July 9, 2019
California Quakes Felt In Arizona
Last week’s earthquakes in California were felt by some in Phoenix. The state’s Geological Survey Office at the University of Arizona said while some areas of the state could experience similar magnitude quakes, 98% of those that do occur go unfelt.
July 8, 2019
Some U.S. Asylum Seekers Find Work In Northern Mexico
Mexico’s top diplomatic official says hundreds of Central American migrants who have been sent to Mexico to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have secured jobs in factories near the border.
July 8, 2019
AZ Business Welcomes Possible Completion Of Sonoran Highway
For now the third time, Mexico’s president has announced an end date for the construction of a major roadway through the northern state of Sonora, though previous predictions have proven wrong.
July 8, 2019
Maricopa County 4th In US For Hispanic Population
The Pew Research Center has released a report about the 2018 Hispanic population in the U.S. Maricopa County is one of 11 counties with more than 1 million Hispanics.
July 8, 2019
Pima County Intends To House Asylum Seekers At Old Youth Detention Center
Pima County wants to use an empty juvenile detention center to house Central American asylum seekers dropped off in Tucson by federal immigration agents.
July 8, 2019
ADOT: Pedestrian Fatalities Up, Alcohol-Related Fatalities Down In 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation has released its 2018 crash fact report. While pedestrian fatalities were up from the previous year, many other fatalities are down.
July 8, 2019
Dirty Recycling Contaminated Mostly By Food
Twenty-five to 30% of what we put into the recycle bin is too dirty with other trash to go anywhere but the landfill. This percentage of dirty recyclables is covered primarily with food waste, according to a recycling association.
July 8, 2019
SCOTUS To Hear DACA Case On Nov. 12
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, on Nov. 12.
July 8, 2019
17% Of Young Adults In Big Cities Are Unemployed
Seventeen percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 in big cities, including Phoenix, are unemployed — that’s more than 2 million people.
July 8, 2019
Boas: How Well Are Democratic Candidates Performing?
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
July 8, 2019
Regulations May Ease On Hospital Translation Services
How can you get quality health care when you don’t understand what the doctor is telling you? That’s the question the Center of Federal Regulations is trying to solve, in part by requiring some health care organizations to provide non-English speaking patients free translation services.
July 8, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: What Is The Silver Economy?
There’s an upcoming event focused on what’s been called the Silver Economy.
July 8, 2019
Will Arizonas AG Continue Case Against State Universities?
Arizona’s three public universities have had to look for alternative funding methods over the past decade. One of the effects of the Great Recession was a significant reduction in money from the state.
July 8, 2019
Fourth Of July Road Trips Spark 30+ AZ Wildfires
A total of 30 wildfires were started over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. One of the most troublesome started in the median of Interstate 17 north of Anthem as thousands headed out of town Wednesday. Traffic was stopped in both directions.
July 8, 2019
How A School District Stepped Up To Help Migrants
Almost four months ago, local aid groups called on governments to provide a facility to help house migrant families being released by ICE in Phoenix. None stepped forward. But now a centralized overnight shelter could open as soon as this week.
July 8, 2019
Arizona senators propose drought bill
A bill sponsored by U.S. Sens. Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema would put aside hundreds of millions of dollars for water storage projects, water recycling, and desalination plants.
July 8, 2019
15th Avenue Bridge Over Loop 101 Closed Until Late 2020
A Loop 101 widening project continues, and more long- and short-term closures are on the way. The Arizona Department of Transportation says the 15th Avenue bridge over Loop 101 will close Monday and remain closed through late 2020.
July 8, 2019
Study: Some Meds From Mexico Dont Meet Standards
Located just across the Mexico border from Yuma, Los Algodones is a favorite spot for busloads of Americans to buy cheap medications. A new pharmaceutical study from the University of Arizona examines whether they’re getting what they bargain for.
July 8, 2019

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