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New solar panel tariffs will be felt by Arizona companies, consumers

WASHINGTON - New tariffs imposed Tuesday by the Trump administration on imported solar products will benefit domestic manufacturers, but could hit consumers and other parts of the solar energy industry hard, experts said.


Feds say states can move forward on plans for Medicaid work requirement

WASHINGTON - Federal officials issued guidelines Thursday that will let Arizona and nine other states move ahead on proposals to require that able-bodied Medicaid recipients are either working or involved in "community engagement activities" to be eligible for coverage.


Valley DACA recipients react to federal judge’s decision on program

PHOENIX - A federal judge’s late night decision on DACA stirred up mixed reactions from recipients in the Valley.


Flake, McSally join talks at White House on DACA, immigration reform

WASHINGTON - Two Arizona lawmakers were among a score of House and Senate members at a White House meeting aimed at resolving an impasse over immigration reform and the soon-to-expire deferred deportation program known as DACA.


Black women and community members march for unity in Phoenix

PHOENIX - On an empty lot at the corner of 13th and Jefferson Streets, community members and leaders gathered Saturday for a march under the hot Valley sun. The theme was the empowerment of African-American women.

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Arizona expert tells panel Equifax breach could be worse than thought

WASHINGTON - A Senate committee Wednesday chastised the former head of Equifax for a data breach that exposed financial data of as many as 143 million Americans to hackers - a number that one Arizona expert said could be even higher.


Senate committee members look for answers to threat of DACA demise

WASHINGTON - Senators agreed Tuesday that a legislative fix will be needed to protect DACA recipients, but differed over how far it should go and how to get there with just five months until the current program expires.


Senators call limits on trade, travel with Cuba a travel ban in reverse

WASHINGTON - Cuban business owners were in Washington Tuesday with a message for U.S. officials - if you want freedom on the island, trade freely with its people.


GOP urges vote on Gorsuch nomination that Democrats vow to block

WASHINGTON - The Senate began debate Tuesday on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with Republicans decrying the possibility of a filibuster and Democrats all but promising to deliver one.


Arizona playwright brings stories of Black history to stage

PHOENIX – Larissa Brewington channels a black woman from seven decades back, demure in a black polka-dotted dress with a doily collar and cat-eye glasses perched on her nose, convincing her way into a whites-only Oklahoma law school in 1940s’ America.


Troubled visa investment program gets short-term extension, no fixes

WASHINGTON - Congress granted a short-term reprieve this week to a visa program that benefits immigrants who invest in U.S. businesses, but that extension came without any reforms critics say are necessary to prevent fraud, abuse and security risks.

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Quiet on 16: Marshals attempt to bring order to golf’s craziest hole

SCOTTSDALE - Ordering silence at the 16th hole of the Waste Management Phoenix Open seems pointless. Even laughable.