After crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and spending two or three days in government custody, these asylum-seekers have arrived at the Phoenix Welcome Center. It’s a new facility run by the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian group with a chapter in Arizona.
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AAA Arizona: Attacks On Saudi Arabia Could Increase Gas Prices
Saturday’s attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities increased future prices for crude by 15% Monday. Aldo Vasquez with AAA Arizona said the effect will be seen at the pump.
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Neighborhoods With Light Rail Voted To Support Light Rail
Phoenix voters soundly defeated Proposition 105, which sought to end the expansion of light rail in Phoenix in the Aug. 27 special election, largely thanks to neighborhoods where light rail already exists.
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Arrest Warrant Goes Out For Woman In Medical Marijuana Forgery Case
A grand jury indicted a Phoenix woman after being accused of forging signatures in a series of high-profile medical-marijuana zoning cases.
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Demos To Dining: The Music Behind Phoenix Restaurants
Phoenix musicians are behind some of the most popular bars and restaurants in town. Lauren Cusimano, food editor for Phoenix New Times, first reported on this trend in a piece she dubbed “Demos to Dining.”
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Advocates Worry About APS Shut-Off Moratorium Ending
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Comedian Shane Gillis Fired From 'Saturday Night Live' For Racist Remarks
The comedian's rising star has dimmed in a controversy over a series of derogatory statements he made on his podcast. SNL said the show had no idea. He said, "I was always a Mad TV guy anyway."
Outside Experts See Iran's Hand In Attack On Saudi Oil Facility
Independent analysts say the evidence available suggests Iran played a role in the weekend attack. The question is how big that role might be.
Saudi Arabia had been planning to sell off a slice of its state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco, in a massive IPO. But last weekend's aerial attacks on Saudi oil facilities may scare off investors.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro about a proposed settlement with Purdue Pharma that he says fails to hold it accountable for its role in the opioid crisis.
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