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A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who used short, shallow holes dug under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday.

Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion budget for Arizona that focuses much of the new spending on schools and universities while depositing more than a half-billion dollars in the state's rainy day fund.

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Recently retired Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake on Thursday vowed not to vote for President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, but added that he hopes Trump doesn't get impeached before the president's first term is up.

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Tomorrow is the third annual Global Women’s March. Cities across Arizona are participating, including Prescott. This year, organizers have added an extra element – an all-female art exhibit, called Women’s Wave. KNAU’s Aaron Granillo spoke to the organizers, Amy Hurst and Maria Lynum, also an artist and activist. Hurst says the exhibit was inspired by the controversial confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh following allegations of sexual misconduct.


A charter school operator who formerly was an Arizona legislator has been appointed to the state Board of Education.

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In addition to Women's Marches across Arizona tomorrow, a separate march is also scheduled to take place in Flagstaff. It's the third annual March For Love, a local movement promoting not just women's rights, but the rights of racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQIA, immigrants and the environment. One of tomorrow's speakers is Rivkah Gamble, a spoken word artist and diversity education researcher at Northern Arizona University. Rivkah brings us today's Poetry Friday segment, 50 Ways to be a Woman. 

Melissa Sevigny

What will cities look like 100 years from now? Eighth grade students at Sinagua Middle School are dreaming up their own ideas. It’s part of the national Future City contest which teaches science, engineering skills, and imagination. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports on their creative solutions to today’s problems.


Former Flagstaff City Councilmember Eva Putzova announced that she plans to run for a seat in the House of Representatives in the 2020 election.

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A group of border sheriffs says that a border wall is only a sound bite and "not a cogent" public policy position that's needed to secure the border.


President Donald Trump has nominated a lawyer who formerly was Gov. Doug Ducey's top staff attorney to become a U.S. District judge for Arizona.



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