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The Takeaway: Some Immigrants Seeking Legal Residency Through Marriage, Targeted For Detention, Lawsuit Alleges
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is representing five immigrants and their American citizen spouses in a class action lawsuit challenging what it alleges is the Department of Homeland Security’s unlawful practice of separating some families, who are seeking legal residency through their marital status, and targeting them for detention and sometimes deportation.
Aug. 21, 2018
The decision to void hundreds of thousands of petition signatures needed to put questions on the upcoming ballot now rests on a Maricopa County Superior Court judge's shoulders.
Aug. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Prisoners Demand Reforms, Better Conditions In Nationwide Strike
Prisoners in at least 17 states across the country are going on a nearly three week strike starting Tuesday, calling for criminal justice reforms and improved conditions for prisoners across the nation.
Aug. 21, 2018
Wildlife biologists will be tracking elk at the Grand Canyon to figure out how to best manage the animals that were reintroduced to the region.
Aug. 21, 2018
Hickman's has long employed current and former inmates as a solution to the agricultural industry’s labor challenges. Now, they've built housing for employees just out of prison who need the extra support.
Aug. 21, 2018
The council will appoint someone to represent District 8 which covers parts of downtown, south Phoenix and Laveen.
Aug. 21, 2018
A trial that may decide the future of renewable energy in Arizona started Monday. Hundreds of witnesses showed up, many of whom had gathered signatures for the ballot initiative “Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona.”
Aug. 20, 2018
Leaders from Arizona and Sonora will discuss how political shifts south of the border will impact cross-border ties during a binational meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday.
Aug. 20, 2018
The Phoenix Police Department is in record territory for officer-involved shootings just two-thirds of the way through 2018.
Aug. 20, 2018
Several voting rights organizations have filed a lawsuit against Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan. This comes nine months after Reagan was warned that she may be violating federal voting rights.
Aug. 20, 2018
DeSoto Central Market in downtown Phoenix made a surprising announcement Monday. The collective culinary space, which opened in 2015, posted a statement on Facebook Monday morning saying it would be closed effective immediately.
Aug. 20, 2018
More than four out of five infants in the U.S. begin life breastfeeding, but by six months that number drops to less than three in five, only a quarter of which breastfeed exclusively, as American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.
Aug. 20, 2018
Arizona has a number of formerly hidden gems that have become extremely popular — and that’s leading to some tough decisions being made.
Aug. 20, 2018
The Showtime comedy "Who Is America?" is Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest attempt to totally disguise himself in the name of comedy. Under various personas, the comedian has spoken with politicians, gun lobbyists and rappers, some who later complained they were tricked into being on the show.
Aug. 20, 2018
Arizona has been struggling with a teacher shortage for several years, but the problem is not unique. Other states and districts are dealing with similar problems, and some have been trying different approaches to close those gaps.
Aug. 20, 2018
Supporters and opponents of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative will be in court starting Monday for what’s expected to be a five-day case. At issue is whether voters will be able to weigh in on the measure, which would require half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
Aug. 20, 2018
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is much more commonly known as the LDS Church — and its followers as Mormons. But top members of the church have decided to mount a public push to use its full name and discourage the use of abbreviations or other modifications.
Aug. 20, 2018
Fewer Arizona parents are willing to let their kids play football, and fewer kids are choosing to play sports like football and soccer, over concerns about concussions. Those are among the findings of a new study by Barrow Neurological Institute.
Aug. 20, 2018
America’s population is growing more diverse, as interracial marriages become more common. The Republic’s Editorial Director Phil Boas often discusses the latest political conflicts on Thw Show, but this time it’s a much more personal experience — a family wedding.
Aug. 20, 2018
Strong men. Caring women. Could those descriptors be switched around — caring men, strong women? Of course they could, but a new study from the Pew Research Center shows that the words we associate with men and women may not be as fluid as we think.
Aug. 20, 2018

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