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Phoenix Approves Sky Harbor Concessionaire Contracts With Strings
After hours of discussion, the Phoenix City Council agreed to extend leases for concessionaires at Sky Harbor Airport. But the deal comes with strings attached.
Jan. 20, 2021
Historians Dismiss 1776 Report As Misleading, Inaccurate
A report on U.S. history released by the outgoing Trump administration has been dismissed by historians as inaccurate and misleading.
Jan. 20, 2021
2 Sought In Theft Of Oxygen Tanks From Sonoran Hospital
Authorities in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are searching for two people after seven oxygen tanks were stolen from a hospital in the southern part of the state this week.
Jan. 20, 2021
AMLO Urges Biden To Tackle Immigration Reform
Wishing President Joe Biden well Wednesday, Mexico’s president urged the new administration to immediately fulfill campaign promises to enact immigration reform, including dual citizenship for Mexicans working in the United States.
Jan. 20, 2021
Vaccines, Fatigue Driving COVID-19 Carelessness
As COVID-19 threatens to become the state’s leading cause of death, some experts worry fatigue and overconfidence are driving Arizonans to slack off on safety and testing. Even as vaccination slots fill as quickly as they open, testing numbers are worryingly low, says Joshua LaBaer, director of Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute.
Jan. 20, 2021
Federal Officer Sentenced In AZ Cross-Border Bribery Scheme
A now former Customs and Border Protection officer from Nogales was sentenced last week for a corruption scheme at the U.S. Mexico border.
Jan. 20, 2021
Arizonans 21 And Older Could Be Buying Marijuana This Week
Arizona adults could be purchasing legal marijuana for recreational use by the end of the week. State health officials began accepting applications Tuesday from sites wishing to sell the drug to anyone 21 and older.
Jan. 20, 2021
Suit Challenges
U.S. law requires unaccompanied minors at the border get special protection, but lawyers say that hasn't been happening under the Trump administration's Migrant Protection Protocols.
Jan. 20, 2021
Former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi Pardoned By President Trump
President Donald Trump issued over 140 clemencies in the final hours of his White House term. Among them were ex-strategist Steve Bannon, rapper Lil Wayne and former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi.
Jan. 20, 2021
WATCH: Bidens Inauguration Day
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States. Biden is giving his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. NPR reporters are annotating his speech live with fact checks and analysis. Watch the ceremony, inaugural address and other celebratory events throughout the day.
Jan. 20, 2021
As Biden Takes Office, The U.S. And Mexico Respond To The Latest Migrant Caravan
These are the final hours of a presidency defined largely by a desire to punish people who migrate to the United States without permission. The process to turn away from this approach is expected to start shortly after Joe Biden is sworn in. He takes over the country’s immigration system as another caravan heads north from Central America.
Jan. 20, 2021
Arizona Mom: People With Disabilities Not Being Protected
When news broke that an incapacitated woman gave birth to a baby at her long-term care facility in 2018, there was hope among many in the disability community that the incident would lead to much-needed changes. One Arizona mother feels like that never happened.
Jan. 19, 2021
Jewish Inmates Sue AZ Prisons Over Kosher Meal Change
Jewish inmates in Arizona state prisons are suing the Department of Corrections over a change in the kosher meal program.
Jan. 19, 2021
Sonoran Restaurants Seek Court Protection From Closure
But a restaurant industry representative says that restaurants who win their cases intend to abide by at least the current pandemic restrictions, even though they would have no legal obligation to do so.
Jan. 19, 2021
Sonora’s Second Coronavirus Wave Likely To Be Worse Than First
With new daily coronavirus cases and death records recently broken, the situation in neighboring Sonora is going from bad to worse. Over the weekend new one-day case and death records were broken.
Jan. 19, 2021
Group Calls On Biden To Remove Parts Of Trump Wall
A group of border region activists and a member of Congress want to hold incoming president Joe Biden to his campaign promise that he will halt border wall construction on the southwest border.
Jan. 19, 2021
Adults 65 And Older Now Eligible To Receive Vaccine
On Jan. 19, in some places around the state, the pool of people who can get vaccinated for COVID-19 is opening up by a lot. The state Department of Health Services is recommending that counties allow people age 65 and older to be allowed to sign up for vaccination.
Jan. 19, 2021
Emerging Indigenous, Latino Artists Selected To Paint Phoenix Murals
The first of four emerging Latino and indigenous artists’ murals was unveiled last Friday in downtown Phoenix. As part of an outdoor project called UNCONTAINED, Navajo artist Jesse Yazzie was selected as the first to exhibit his work, "Triumph Over Tragedy."
Jan. 19, 2021
Feb. Appointments For Stadium Sites Fill Within Hours
More than 100,000 Arizonans logged on to book appointments for coronavirus vaccines Tuesday, filling a month of time slots at the state's two stadium vaccine sites within hours.
Jan. 19, 2021
Phoenix Police Launch New Hiring Tool
Qualified applicants going through Phoenix’s hiring process to become a police officer will soon face questions from the community.
Jan. 19, 2021

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