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DACA Students Anxious as President Trump Tightens Immigration Controls

PHOENIX – As President Donald Trump signs a flurry of executive actions, DACA students anxiously wait to find out their fate. During the presidential campaign, he promised to put an end to the program that protects undocumented immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. as children.


Trump plan to pay for wall with import tax hits wall of opposition

WASHINGTON - The White House is considering a 20 percent tax on imports as a way to pay for President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the Mexican border, according to published reports Thursday.


Clemson achieves redemption in return to desert

GLENDALE - Throughout the week leading up to Saturday’s PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Clemson players spoke about how last season’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game loss in Arizona left a bad taste in their mouths.


Poll: Residents would like easier, faster border crossing

Residents on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border want to make it easier to cross for work, according to a new poll.


Furious protesters ask for a re-vote of the presidential preference election at crowded legislative hearing

Shouts of “re-vote” and “resign” interrupted a legislative hearing Monday on Maricopa County’s election day debacle as incensed voters voiced anger, distrust and calls for reform. One man was later arrested by state Department of Public Safety officers

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Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert

TONOPAH – Many scientists and engineers consider the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station to be a feat of engineering because it’s not near a large body of water – unlike other nuclear power plants around the world.

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Arizona exporters tout benefits of Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership

The 12 countries that negotiated the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership released long-awaited details of the deal they struck behind closed doors and Arizona companies expect to benefit.

Containers are stacked in a port in Valparaíso, Chile. In 2012, the U.S. exported $22 billion worth of goods to the South American country. (Photo by Alicia Clark/Cronkite News)

Phoenix marijuana convention draws job seekers, entrepreneurs

More than 2,000 people attended the inaugural Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center this week.


JP Morgan Chase provides $100K grant boost local business exports to Mexico

Days after officials reached one of the most ambitious international trade deals in history, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton on Thursday unveiled a plan that aims to make metro Phoenix a major player in foreign trade.

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Gov. Doug Ducey: Trans-Pacific Partnership makes Arizona more competitive

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership because the trade policy will make Arizona more competitive in the business world.


Arizona business leaders emphasize ethical practices at Integrity Summit

Making money while abandoning ethics continues to be an unsustainable business practice, Arizona-based industry leaders told the crowd gathered at the fifth-annual Integrity Summit on Wednesday.

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Toll roads? Increased gas tax? Audit says ADOT faces budget shortfall of $62.7 billion and needs solutions

Motorists may need to pay more at the pump, on the roads or at the cash register to meet the funding needs of the Arizona Department of Transportation through 2035, according to a recent state audit.

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