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U.S. Census Study: Unmarried Women Having Children
More unmarried women are having children according to a United States census report. In Arizona, more than 30 percent of women who had a baby in 2012 were in poverty.
July 8, 2014
VA Whistle-Blowers Allegedly Faced Backlash
Independent federal investigators are looking into whether supervisors at the Department of Veterns Affairs retaliated against employees who filed dozens of whistle-blower complaints.
July 8, 2014
Tom Horne Sues To Block Clean Election Investigation
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is suing the state’s campaign finance commission in an effort to block its investigation into charges his employees used state time to work on Horne’s re-election.
July 8, 2014
Fire Bans Lifted In Northern Arizona
The Coconino and Kaibab National Forests in northern Arizona lifted all fire restrictions at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
July 8, 2014
DACA Recipients To Receive Drivers Licences
A federal appeals court has ordered the state of Arizona to begin issuing driver’s licenses to those in the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhoods Arrivals program.
July 8, 2014
Close Calls: A River Rescue In Texas
Two young friends in far West Texas depart on a river trip with their fathers and two older brothers. They return having learned about themselves and their environment after a flash flood and a walk across the three desert canyons.
July 8, 2014
 Flagstaff To Decide If Land Surrounding Monument Needs Protection
The Flagstaff City Council will decide Tuesday whether to add an additional layer of protection to land surrounding Walnut Canyon National Monument.
July 8, 2014
United Airlines To Outsource 600 Jobs
United Airlines is outsourcing more than 600 jobs at 12 airports around the country to cut costs while adding jobs at other airports.
July 8, 2014
Medical Schools Say Arizona Needs More Residency Programs
Monday marked the first day of classes for first-year medical students at the University of Arizona’s Phoenix campus. The program has grown since last year, but officials remain concerned that students won’t be able to stay in the state after graduation.
July 7, 2014
Roof Collapse In Marana Injures Four
Safety inspectors are checking out a strip mall in Marana after a portion of an outdoor roof collapsed injuring four people. The damage was caused when strong winds hit the building near Tucson Monday.
July 7, 2014
Foster Farms Chicken Recalled
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a recall on Foster Farms chicken products over the holiday weekend. Hundreds of people in 29 states have been affected by the outbreak, including 25 people from from Arizona.
July 7, 2014
Southwest Snakes Given Endangered Species Protection
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has granted endangered species protection to two rare snakes found in Arizona and New Mexico.
July 7, 2014
Tournament Showcases Indigneous Basketball Teams From Around The World
For many Native American communities, the passion for basketball goes back generations. But to advance past the high school arenas, kids need competition and exposure to scouts, something that can be hard to find for those in isolated communities.
July 7, 2014
River Palms Casino In Laughlin Sells For $6.75 Million Cash
The owners of the Dotty’s tavern chain are buying the River Palms casino in Laughlin for $6.75 million in cash.
July 7, 2014
McCain Wants Kerry To Visit The West Bank
McCain says the U.S. could intervene in the Israel, Palestine situation.
July 7, 2014
Redistricting Issue Reaches Supreme Court
The Independent Redistricting Commission is telling the U.S. Supreme Court that a bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw Congressional boundary lines is legally flawed and should be rejected.
July 7, 2014
Stranded Tucson Motorists Rescued By Fire Truck Ladder
A series of storms belted the Tucson area over the weekend, forcing firefighters to conduct a water rescue operation.
July 7, 2014
Cliff Jumper Drowns At Saguaro Lake
A Scottsdale man has drowned at Saguaro Lake.
July 7, 2014
Court Halts Brewers Denial Of Licenses For Immigrants
A federal appeals court has ruled against an Arizona policy denying driver’s licenses to certain immigrants who have been spared from deportation.
July 7, 2014
More High Pollution Days Could Hurt Those With Lung Disease
The number of high ozone alerts vary from year to year, but are most common during the Valley’s hot summer months. And rising temperatures could create complications for people with respiratory problems.
July 7, 2014

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