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Headquarters for Mexicos migrant health care program comes to Phoenix
Mexico has moved the headquarters for a program that helps migrants access healthcare from the East Coast to Phoenix. The country’s ambassador to the United States took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at the Mexican Consulate office near downtown.
Oct. 14, 2021
Ducey: 2 districts ineligible for 1st round of grant funds
Two Phoenix-area districts with mask mandates are not eligible for the first round of funding from a grant program by Gov. Doug Ducey, and his office is reviewing the eligibility status of others also anticipating these initial dollars, his spokesmen told KJZZ. These funds haven't been disbursed yet.
Oct. 14, 2021
Students question new policy that prohibits clubs at Great Hearts charter schools
Phoenix students are speaking out against a policy change at Great Hearts Academies charter schools. The new policy essentially bans clubs, leaving some students confused and frustrated.
More Arizona education news
Oct. 14, 2021
Mercury even WNBA Finals with 91-86 overtime win
Brittney Griner dunked while scoring 29 points, Diana Taurasi had eight of her 20 points in overtime and the Phoenix Mercury evened the WNBA Finals with a 91-86 win over the Chicago Sky in Game 2.
Oct. 13, 2021
Analysis: Phoenix soaring rental increases missed in inflation measurements
The U.S. Labor Department on Wednesday reported that consumer prices rose 5.4% for the year ended September, and inflation is at its highest level in more than a decade. The rent is also rising, and in Arizona, it is rising faster than anywhere else.
Oct. 13, 2021
Report: People are quitting their jobs now more than ever
The U.S. Department of Labor released a report that shows the month of August had the highest quit rates on record. This indicates a strong labor market, experts say.
Oct. 13, 2021
Communities relieved by U.S. lifting border restrictions
For now nearly 19 months, the restrictions have meant Arizona border businesses have lost the Sonoran shoppers they depend, and many Sonorans have been cut off from friends and family.
Oct. 13, 2021
Sky Harbor workers can wear Black Lives Matter masks
The National Labor Relations Board has sided with coffee shop employees at Sky Harbor Airport in a dispute over masks.
Oct. 13, 2021
AZ hospitals remain busy as COVID-19 slows
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 are gradually slowing down in Arizona. But health care facilities remain extremely busy statewide.
Oct. 13, 2021
Queen Creek fights for transfer of water rights
A precedent-setting plan to transfer water rights has set up a fight between Colorado River communities and a town in central Arizona. The proposal calls for 2,000 acre feet of Colorado River water to be transferred 260 miles away to the town of Queen Creek.
Oct. 13, 2021
Study finds majority of Arizonans think drug prices are too high
A survey from OH Predictive Insights found a majority of Arizona voters would support congress to take action to lower drug prices.
Oct. 13, 2021
Justin Olson joins crowded GOP primary for U.S. Senate
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson is the latest Republican to enter the state’s U.S. Senate race. The former state representative joins a crowded field of GOP candidates vying for the chance to run against incumbent Democrat Mark Kelly in 2022.
Oct. 13, 2021
Preliminary figures show AZ student counts rebounding from COVID-19
Arizona’s K-12 public schools experienced a dip in student enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic, but preliminary student count numbers released Wednesday show signs of recovery.
Oct. 13, 2021
Why the Maricopa County Attorneys Office changed its video policy
Questions continue to be raised about how the Maricopa County Attorney's Office and its prosecutors carry out their duties — and whether transparency plays enough of a role. In response, the office has announced a new policy it hopes will improve the situation.
Oct. 13, 2021
UA students film becomes a Mexican Cinderella story
Roxanna Denise Stevens Ibarra is a senior at the University of Arizona, and her capstone project was a film called "Tesoro." It was meant to tell a simple love story about someone who looked like her. And now, it has been selected for inclusion in nine film festivals.
Oct. 13, 2021
Investigation finds Corrections Department using problematic imagery
A recent investigation by the Arizona Republic has found that training materials and documents used by state Department of Corrections personnel includes imagery that is militaristic and similar to graphics used by gangs and white supremacy organizations.
Oct. 13, 2021
Scientists wonder why some galaxies stop forming stars
Why did some galaxies run out of the gas needed to make new stars, very early on in their existence? And what might that mean for other galaxies, including our own?
Oct. 13, 2021
AZ legislators rule Corporation Commissions code of ethics unconstitutional
Attorneys for the Arizona Legislature have interpreted a code of ethics the Arizona Corporation Commission put in place as unconstitutional.
Oct. 13, 2021
Judge to review AZ audit records for possible release
An Arizona judge has ordered the state Senate to immediately provide text messages and emails related to the Senate Republicans’ partisan review of the 2020 vote count.
Oct. 13, 2021
U.S. reopening land borders to fully vaccinated travelers
The United States is reopening its land borders for nonessential travelers. The only requirement is to be fully vaccinated.
Oct. 13, 2021

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