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Ducey: AZ Would Do Just As Well Without Electing Certain Officials
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says it might be worth discussing whether or not voters should choose certain elected officials. Ducey says Arizona could do "just as well" without electing certain county officials, like the county assessor.
Dec. 9, 2019
WATCH: House Judiciary Holds Hearing On Impeachment Report By Intel Panel
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of impeachment. Watch the hearing live.
Dec. 9, 2019
Robocalls Targeting Immigrants, Foreign University Students
Despite the number of consumer complaints, robocalls are a growing problem — for everyone. But these unwanted callers frequently target more vulnerable populations.
Dec. 9, 2019
Arizona To Evaluate Tax Credits After Years Of Inaction
Arizona gives out dozens of types of tax credits to individuals and businesses, and each year, a state legislative committee is supposed to review those tax credits to make sure they’re worth the cost to the state budget. But that hasn’t happened since 2015.
Dec. 9, 2019
Phoenix Wants New Office Buildings Downtown
Construction in downtown Phoenix is bringing new apartments and hotels, but there’s a key development area that’s missing.
Dec. 9, 2019
Phoenix Plans Party For New South Mountain Freeway
Nearly 35 years after Maricopa County voters first approved funding it, the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway is scheduled to open later this month.
Dec. 9, 2019
Pinal County Unveils Mobile Voter-Outreach Van
Pinal County officials introduced a voter van to get people to register to vote as well as give them general information on voting.
Dec. 9, 2019
National Organization For Women Holds Rally For Migrant Detainees
Women and girls detained by ICE have been subjected to sexual violence and violations of basic human rights, according to the National Organization For Women. NOW's Arizona activists want to end that.
Dec. 8, 2019
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History: Dec. 8-14
This week in 1906, the Petrified Forest National Monument was established by President Theodore Roosevelt. It became a national park in 1962. Here's a look back at the other interesting — and sometimes unusual — events this week in Arizona history.
Dec. 8, 2019
Remember Pearl Harbor — 78 Years Later, Arizonans Havent Forgotten
Saturday marks the 78th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the death of nearly 2,500 American sailors and Marines, and catapulted the U.S. into World War II. Of all the ships sunk that day, the USS Arizona saw the most casualties and damage.
Dec. 7, 2019
Surprise City Council Considers Raising Age To Buy E-Cigarettes
The Surprise City Council is considering raising the age to buy e-cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21. This comes at the same time a new survey found that more than 6 million middle- and high-school students have used some type of tobacco or nicotine product.
Dec. 6, 2019
Ducey Opts In To Refugee Resettlement In Arizona
Under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, in order for states and counties to accept refugees, they must opt in and notify the State Department in writing. Gov. Doug Ducey sent a letter to the State Department consenting to refugees resettling in Arizona.
Dec. 6, 2019
Incomplete Cross-Border Tunnel Discovered In Nogales
U.S. and Mexican authorities found an incomplete tunnel running underneath the streets of Nogales this week. Tunnels are a common problem in the area.
Dec. 6, 2019
Report: Hundreds Of Asylum Seekers Face Violence After Return To Mexico
The advocacy group Human Rights First documented over 600 cases, but says there are likely many more incidents of violence faced by returned asylum seekers.
Dec. 6, 2019
Heard Exhibitions Feature Indigenous Female Artists
On Friday, the Heard Museum is launching the first in a series of exhibitions that will take place over the next five years and push the museum further in a new direction.
Dec. 6, 2019
Researchers Link Memory Issues To Air Pollution
Researchers have linked some aspects of memory issues, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease to pollution and air quality. A new study led by the University of Southern California focused on women in their 70s and 80s and concluded that those who were exposed more to polluted air than clean air suffered from higher-intensity memory problems.
Dec. 6, 2019
How ASU Students Launched A Research Satellite Into Space
As research continues into the specifics of how sizzling temperatures affect Phoenix and other areas of the country, a group of students at ASU has developed a satellite that will be able to observe and provide data on the urban heat island from far above the earth.
Dec. 6, 2019
U.S. Attorney General Meets With Mexican Authorities
Attorney General William Barr traveled south of the border this week to meet with Mexican authorities, including the president. The conversations focused on improving security, and Mexico insists on protecting its sovereignty.
Dec. 6, 2019
The Moth Holds Inaugural GrandSLAM In Phoenix
Ten winners from the Moth's 2019 StorySLAM events will compete to be the first Phoenix Moth GrandSLAM Story Champion.
Dec. 6, 2019
Climate Change Means Spring Is Coming Earlier
If it feels like spring has been coming sooner here in Arizona over the past few years, your observation may not be far off. New research has found spring is springing earlier in parts of the country.
Dec. 6, 2019

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