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May 25, 2017 Newscast

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Google this: Court rejects businessman’s claim against Google trademark

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court this week rejected a businessman's claim that Google cannot trademark the verb form of its name because "to google" has become synonymous with internet searching.


NAFTA’s impact: Real or imagined, Trump campaigned on promise to renegotiate it, bring work back to U.S.

PHOENIX - The rolling, golden hills and towering mountains of southern Arizona sit under the bright morning sun in mid-March, providing the backdrop as a private jet skids to a halt along the runway at a small airport outside of Nogales, Ariz.


Surge of community events aims to quell undocumented immigrants’ fears, teach legal rights

PHOENIX - Children kept themselves busy with coloring books and chased each other with masks in the corner of the cafeteria at Isaac Middle School, but school had long since ended and adults soon came over to keep them quiet.


DACA clubs provide resources, support for undocumented students

PHOENIX - Valeria Rodriguez was 18 years old when she found out she was undocumented.


Supreme Court voids $2.7 million award against Goodyear in Arizona case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a $2.7 million award that Goodyear and its attorneys had been ordered to pay for withholding documents from a family that sued the tire maker over a crash in Arizona.

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Act of solidarity, compassion: Volunteers visit ICE detainees at Eloy facility

ELOY – Sandra Ojeda is familiar with search procedures and the visitor registration process at the Eloy Detention Center.


Arizona history serves as key legal argument in states’ court brief supporting Trump travel ban

PHOENIX - When 13 states recently filed a brief in support of President Trump’s travel ban, they used Arizona’s rocky history of immigration enforcement at the core of their legal argument.


New U.S. citizen makes music for his homeland of Burundi

PHOENIX- Ntimpa Ngabire Bright cuts a striking figure in slim pants, shiny black lace-up oxford shoes, and a colorful blazer festooned with swirls of red, black and gray.


ASU provides support to international students as concerns over travel ban grow

PHOENIX - As graduation looms and student applications are being submitted for the summer and fall semesters, Arizona State University officials are providing support to the international student community over President Trump’s second executive order calling for a travel ban from six Muslim-majority nations.


Valley police departments lag behind their cities in Latino representation

PHOENIX - When Magdalena Schwartz, now a pastor in Mesa, first immigrated to America from Chile in 1998, she played guitar for people in jail because she felt it was a way she could volunteer without speaking English.


Young leader in Arizona Democratic Party works to unite voters

TEMPE -- On a sweltering spring afternoon, the normally gridlocked roadways are lightly traversed on a weekend afternoon. Jevin Hodge sits in a local coffee shop, a stylish three-piece suit draped over his athletic build, a gold watch adorning his wrist.