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Strapped for workers, employers wait – and wait – on H-2B visa program

With unemployment near record lows, businesses are having trouble finding American workers to take jobs, and a guest-worker visa program that would let them bring on temporary foreign workers is costly, complex and capped tens of thousands of jobs below demand.


More than 150,000 Mexican citizens living in U.S. registered to vote for July 1 election

This is the first year that Mexican citizens living abroad were able to register to vote without having to return to Mexico. More than 150,000 citizens living in the U.S. registered for the July 1 elections.


‘Just a normal kid’: Spencer Rattler tries to stay grounded as attention picks up steam

Spencer Rattler is a 17-year-old high school senior, but the Pinnacle quarterback has been on a national stage for years.


Monsoon season is here: What to do when the weather turns dangerous

Monsoon storms create extreme weather conditions including dust storms/Haboobs, thunderstorms, flash flooding and increased fire danger. Navigate the season with tips from experts.


Reagan, Fontes settle suit over Arizona’s voter registration process

WASHINGTON - Arizona election officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit that claimed the state's two-track voter registration process, with one track requiring proof of citizenship, was unduly burdensome and "irrationally" disenfranchised thousands of voters.


‘The closer’: Bidwill credits Gov. Ducey with sealing Arizona Super Bowl bid

Cardinals president Michael Bidwill credits Gov. Doug Ducey will helping woo NFL owners, who awarded Super Bowl LVII to Arizona. The 32 NFL teams unanimously approved the decision on Wednesday morning in Atlanta.


FanDuel? DraftKings? Not in Arizona, where participation in DFS sites remains illegal

Participation in daily fantasy sports (DFS) sites such as FanDuel or DraftKings is illegal in Arizona, and experts don’t anticipate change anytime soon, despite the efforts of many.


A lack of inclusive sex education in Arizona could cause a rise in HIV/AIDS diagnoses

A community sexuality educator at Planned Parenthood of Arizona believes the lack of inclusive sex education is leading unknowing young people to partake in risky and potentially life-threatening sexual behavior.


Supreme Court decision could open door to legalized sports betting in Arizona

As gambling has grown in popularity, anticipation is high for a Supreme Court ruling that would pave the way for more legalized sports betting. The decision, expected by late June, could open the door to legal sports gambling in Arizona.


Change in Park Service policy catches some seasonal workers off-guard

WASHINGTON - The high season is beginning in the national parks, but union officials say some of the seasonal employees who would normally be brought on to help are instead being turned away under a previously unenforced rule.


National Park Service works to attract more ethnically diverse visitors

More than six million people visited Grand Canyon National Park in 2016 but only a small percentage were minorities. Representatives are working on ways to draw more diverse visitors.


Pace picks up as vote nears in special election for 8th District seat

WASHINGTON - With days to the 8th District election, most experts say Democrat Hiral Tipirneni has an uphill fight against Republican state Sen. Debbie Lesko in the heavily GOP district, but Democrats are eager to vote in this special election season, leading to a close race in a normally safe district.