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More killings leave Mexican journalists disheartened
Last week, a well-known reporter was found dead in Sinaloa, followed just four days later by the shooting deaths of two reporters in Veracruz.
May 10, 2022
Scottsdale seeks public input for city’s 1st sustainability plan
Scottsdale is working on its first sustainability plan and will host two workshops next week to provide an overview of sustainability and hear from residents.
May 10, 2022
The Mining Act of 1872 is 150 years old. Grijalva says its time for an update
Congressman Raul Grijalva marked the 150th anniversary of the Mining Act of 1872 by calling attention to the law’s shortcomings.
May 10, 2022
Carvana lays off 2,500 and buys a $2.2B auction business
At the end of 2021, Carvana had more than 20,000 full- and part-time employees. On Tuesday, the Tempe-based company had 2,500 fewer positions.
More Arizona business news
May 10, 2022
Prop. 208 challengers asking for $1 million in legal fees
Groups that killed a voter-approved tax to fund education in court now want nearly $1 million in legal fees from initiative organizers and the state.
May 10, 2022
What low preschool enrollment means for education in Arizona
Of the 45 states that offered publicly-funded preschool during the 2020-21 school year, Arizona had among the lowest percentage in the country of 3- and 4-year-olds enrolled — at 2% for each age group. And there were fewer kids in those programs than the year before.
More Arizona education news
May 10, 2022
U.S homicides with firearms rose 35% between 2019-2020
Homicides with firearms rose by 35% nationally between 2019 and 2020, resulting in the highest rate in 25 years. Data from the CDC shows Arizona’s numbers rose as well.
May 10, 2022
Why U.S. immigration cases are piling up, and why judges cant speak about them
The court system in the U.S. faces a backlog of immigration-related cases that is estimated to be at least 1.6 million. The backlog also isn’t helped by a shortage of immigration judges and ties to the Department of Justice.
May 10, 2022
This researcher is trying to restore peach trees to tribal lands
Peaches are often seen as a summer delicacy, and some Phoenix-area residents are getting ready to pick them off trees in their yards. But for Reagan Wytsalucy, this fruit has a much deeper meaning.
May 10, 2022
Author explores ways for humans and animals to get along
Humans and animals have coexisted for centuries, but a new book looks to explore ways we could make our environment a bit more friendly for animals.
May 10, 2022
A homeowner let an unsheltered couple stay on her porch. Why Phoenix is unhappy
As temperatures rise, a Ph.D. student opened her patio to an unsheltered couple. But the city of Phoenix says she's violating city code.
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May 10, 2022
Valleywise doctor details precautions to take as COVID cases rise in AZ
In many ways, COVID-19 is no longer at the front of everyone’s mind. But the virus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives in the United States and more than 6 million worldwide is still out there and producing new variants.
May 10, 2022
Arizona governor signs bill targeting state bar complaints
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill requiring the state bar to pay attorney fees and other costs if the organization seeks to discipline a lawyer and ends up losing. The Republican governor signed the measure on Monday, hours after Senate Republicans gave final approval in a party-line vote.
May 10, 2022
Millions are not saving for retirement. Heres how much will you need
More than 50 million American workers have no access to a retirement savings plan, according to AARP. That includes plenty of Arizonans. So why aren't people saving early and how much do you need to retire well?
May 10, 2022
Arizona adaptive dragon boat group Team Blue gets adults with disabilities paddling
One in 4 adults has some sort of developmental or physical disability according to the CDC, which means accommodations are critical especially in sports. Adaptive sports are competitive activities for people with disabilities. Team Blue is an adaptive dragon boating team making waves in Tempe.
May 10, 2022
CPB to disband controversial investigation teams
A memo from Customs and Border Protection says it will stop using Critical Incident Teams, the internal Border Patrol units accused of interfering with outside investigations into agent conduct.
May 9, 2022
During Cuba visit, Mexico’s president secures youth vaccines
The deal also includes a commitment to hire Cuban doctors in response to what Mexico's president calls a shortage of healthcare workers.
May 9, 2022
Sonoran cattle exports expected to drop significantly
One industry leader said that another low-rainfall monsoon this year would be "very hard" for cattle ranchers. After a terrible 2020 monsoon season, many ranchers in Sonora felt forced to sell off significant portions of their herds, including young, productive animals.
May 9, 2022
High court wont review competency in execution case
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to overturn a lower court ruling that found a man set to be executed this week is competent to be put to death.
May 9, 2022
Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko says a ban on abortions nationwide is unlikely — for now
As Senate Democrats in Washington, D.C., vow to hold a doomed vote to enshrine abortion rights into law, Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko says a nationwide ban abortions is unlikely — at least for now.
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May 9, 2022

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