July 2019

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Pistoleros
Roger Clyne of The Refreshments, famous for their 1996 hit “Banditos,” is one of the local musicians who will be inducted into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame on Tuesday evening at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
July 2, 2019
Scott Warren
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek to retry a humanitarian aid worker they say illegally harbored two undocumented migrants from Central America in southern Arizona. This is the government’s second attempt after the case last month ended in a mistrial.
July 2, 2019
medical marijuana crop
Among the bills Gov. Ducey signed into law last month is one that will require medical marijuana to be tested for contaminants. Not following the law could lead dispensaries to face fines of up to $1,000 per violation.
July 2, 2019
Iran flag
The relationship between the U.S. and Iran has been strained over the past couple of weeks. On Monday, Iran violated a key provision of the 2015 deal meant to curb its nuclear program.
July 2, 2019
Doug Ducey
On Colin Kaepernick's recommendation, Nike canceled a shoe featuring a Betsy Ross-themed American flag. In a 2 a.m. Twitter thread, Gov. Ducey announced that he was pulling state funds from a proposed Nike factory in Goodyear.
July 2, 2019
An ongoing migration of asylum seekers from Central America has strained federal border agencies, nonprofit organizations and local towns. Along Arizona’s border with Mexico, the Trump administration is making room for even more migrants, but it’s also increasing pressure on a neighboring Mexico border city.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/913011/crossing-mexico-new-barrier-us-bound-migrants" target="blank">Crossing Mexico: The New Barrier For U.S.-Bound Migrants</a></small></b>
July 2, 2019
Helium balloons
Helium is a critical component in rocket engines and MRIs, and the shortage may affect the industries that deal with those products.
July 1, 2019
Phil Boas
The Arizona Corporation Commission has blocked utilities from shutting off customers' power during summer months and implemented renewable energy standards. One columnist agrees with Gov. Ducey that Commission is guilty of "mission creep."
July 1, 2019
man holding camera
A photo published last week of a father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande quickly became a talking point in the national conversation over immigration. But, it wasn’t the first heartbreaking image that’s taken on such a role.
July 1, 2019
As the world watches tensions increase with Iran a year after the Trump administration pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal, there are a few upcoming anniversaries that have special resonance.
July 1, 2019

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