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Trump Wants $20M To Help Mexico Deport Migrants
Mexico’s foreign relations and interior ministry said in a joint statement they were considering an offer that, according to a report first made by the New York Times, would set aside $20 million in aid for Mexico's immigration enforcement.
Sep. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Poll — Majority Of Americans Support Diversity In Higher Education, Oppose Affirmative Action
Should race be a factor in college admissions? The results of a new poll conducted by WGBH News and released today reveal that nearly three in four Americans do not think it should be. But a majority of Americans also say that they value racial diversity on campus.
Sep. 17, 2018
Tucson Community For Adults 55+ Features Brewery
SaddleBrooke Ranch just north of Tucson announced its opening a brewery and has even hired a brewmaster. As unique as this might sound, it’s not really. Other age-restricted communities feature wine cellars, movie theaters and bowling alleys.
Sep. 17, 2018
Get Into Parks Free On National Public Lands Day
National Public Lands Day is Saturday, Sept. 22. To celebrate, the Tonto National Forest and others in the state will offer a “fee-free” day. Fees will be waived at day-use sites, including picnic grounds, shorelines and boat launches.
Sep. 17, 2018
Q&AZ: How Are Historic Buildings Relocated?
It's an intense process that involves trucks, closed roads and even completely dismantling entire buildings — but the United States is really good at it.
Sep. 17, 2018
Mormon Fighting To End Youth Interviews Ousted
A Mormon man who led a campaign criticizing the church's practice of allowing closed-door, one-on-one interviews of youth by lay leaders that sometimes included sexual questions has been kicked out of the faith following a disciplinary hearing.
Sep. 17, 2018
Mohave County Gets Military-Grade Vehicle From State
The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs gave the vehicle to Mohave County to use for emergency response, according to Havasu News.
Sep. 17, 2018
Tempe Dispensary Touts Nation’s First Cannabis Kitchen
Tempe will soon be home to what’s believed to be the country’s first full-service cannabis kitchen. While pre-packaged snacks and shelf-stable food items have been available at Arizona dispensaries, fresh foods made on-site have not.
Sep. 17, 2018
Group Distributes 100K Doses Of Overdose Reversal Drug
The Arizona Department of Health Services says 1,723 people in the state have died from opioid overdoses since last June.
Sep. 17, 2018
New AZ Financial Tech Law Helps Foreign Partnerships
The recently approved law in Arizona is one of the first of its kind. It allows fintech companies to test its products for two years on up to 10,000 potential consumers.
Sep. 17, 2018
Report: Arizona Ranks 4th For Aerospace Attractiveness
When it comes to the aerospace and defense sector, a new report ranks Arizona high for attractiveness, but the state’s ranking has dropped a bit.
Sep. 17, 2018
ASU Opens New Center For Data Science And Research Collaboration
The Arizona State University Library is opening a new center for data science and research collaboration. The center launches this week and will be open to a variety of ideas and research projects.
Sep. 16, 2018
Unattended Vehicle Causes Police Investigation, Delays At Sky Harbor
Phoenix police officers noticed an unattended vehicle shortly after 7 a.m. The car, which was later determined to be a rental, was parked along the curb at Terminal 4 and a bomb squad was called to the scene.
Sep. 16, 2018
Man Charged In Murder Of 2 Tuscon Girls
Police have charged a 36-year-old man with the murders of two young girls in Tucson. The girls went missing in 2012 and 2014.
Sep. 15, 2018
2 Teens Arrested Following Threats Against Mesa Schools
Mesa Police investigated two separate school shooting threats Thursday — one by a 13-year-old girl and the other from a 14-year-old boy. Authorities located the students after concerning messages were posted on social media.
Sep. 14, 2018
Glendale Collects 6 Million Pounds Of Trash, Monsoon To Blame
City of Glendale employees spent 12 straight days collecting over 6 million pounds of trash in August that they believe is connected to this year’s monsoon season.
Sep. 14, 2018
MCCCD Football Enters Its Final Season
In what it calls a cost-saving move, starting next year, the Maricopa County Community College District is eliminating its football program.
Sep. 14, 2018
Phoenix Fire Sends Help To East Coast
Arizona Task Force One was sent to the southeastern U.S. on Tuesday at the direction of FEMA. Crew members are now in Washington, North Carolina, supporting local public safety agencies.
Sep. 14, 2018
Paul Gosar Defends Trump
President Trump is facing criticism from both Republicans and Democrats over his tweet questioning the death toll in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria last year. However, Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar is not among those dissenting voices.
Sep. 14, 2018
The Science Behind The Stadium Wave
McBeath is a professor at Arizona State University whose research has to do with cognition, action and perception. Basically, how fast we react to the things we see, particularly in sports. Which brings us to his latest research: the wave.
Sep. 14, 2018

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