November 2021

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asylum protest
As restrictions lifted at the U.S.-Mexico border, many people were eager to cross to reunite with relatives. But while some were finally reconnecting, not everyone was so lucky.
Nov. 10, 2021
Maricopa County ballots from the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors
The Court of Appeals has shot down the latest bid by Cyber Ninjas to keep secret the records it has related to the audit of the 2020 election. What that means, the judges said, is that anyone seeking those documents is entitled to request them directly from Cyber Ninjas.
Nov. 9, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination highway sign
Arizona is going in the wrong direction in its fight against COVID-19. The state has recorded 3,000 new cases for five of the past six days. Hospitals are going into this current surge with beds already filled to near capacity.
Nov. 9, 2021
Kate Gallego
The COP26 conference is in its second week, with leaders from around the world convening in Scotland to discuss actions that can be taken to curb climate change. But it’s not just presidents and prime ministers that are there to work toward a cleaner future — mayors are also there, including Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.
Nov. 9, 2021
Navajo Generating Station
The Arizona Corporation Commission voted last week to cut Arizona Public Service’s profits by more than $100 million. At the same time, it also voted to dramatically slash funding it had planned to provide to the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities.
Nov. 9, 2021
Robert Sarver
Last week, ESPN published a lengthy article featuring allegations of misogyny and racism — along with a toxic work culture — against Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver and the organization. Republic Columnist E.J. Montini wrote about the accusations and some of Sarver’s admissions — which Montini called "creepy."
Nov. 9, 2021
Voters line up at a polling station
Concerns about voting on the left and right have been evident for decades, with one side more focused on disenfranchisement of voters and the other expressing more worries about proper identification and registration of voters. But how dire is the situation now, and can cooler heads come together to improve it and find common ground on possible changes to how elections are carried out?
Nov. 9, 2021
Border reopening
For the first time in nearly 20 months, visitors on non-essential trips started crossing into the United States along the border with Mexico on Monday. Many are hoping the reopening signals a return to something like normalcy.
Nov. 9, 2021
Tucson police car
Earlier this year, the Tucson Police Department invited nine people accused of selling drugs to the station. They gave them the chance to see the cases the department had been building against them. And then, they were offered a choice: to keep doing what they had been doing, or with the community’s help, to stop selling drugs.
Nov. 8, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine at pharmacy
A federal appeals court panel has temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees to generally require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Nov. 8, 2021