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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 13:45

DPS DRONES

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The Arizona Department of Public Safety has a new tool, drones. For the last year the department has been mastering the use and technology around drones. DPS will be using drones to help clear traffic accidents more quickly. They will allow DPS to quickly take pictures of the accident that later can be stitched together similar to the way Google Maps works. These pictures can then be used to create measurements that help in their investigation. The aerial view also provides officers with a new perspective that gives them insight into the accident. Detective Brian Hon with DPS said,"So, the…
Thursday, 07 March 2019 10:08

SCHOOL AND SPEECH

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Do you have freedom of speech in school? Last Friday, during a "Party in the U.S.A" spirit day at Perry High School in Gilbert, Arizona students were asked to take down a "Make America Great Again" (commonly referred to as "MAGA") banner. Students also reported being asked to remove MAGA hats, though the school officials state they never made this request. The incidents upset some students and parents who latter held a protest of approximately 50 outside the school the following Monday. Perry High School sophomores who participated said they support students' right to Free Speech. However, do students have…
Thursday, 28 February 2019 10:10

FIRST FEMALE FOOTBALL PLAYER

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Toni Harris is making history by becoming the first female football player in a non kicker position to sign a letter of intent to play at Central Methodist University in Missouri. Becca Longo, from Basha High School in Chandler Arizona, was the first woman to sign a letter of intent back in 2017 as a kicker with Adams State University in Colorado. Unlike Becca Longo though Toni Harris will be playing defensive back. Toni Harris hopes to one day play for the National Football League. With female players gaining momentum in sports she just might make it.
Thursday, 21 February 2019 10:28

FAKING A CRIME IS STILL A CRIME

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Did you know it is a crime to pretend to commit a crime? It may seem strange that not actually doing something is a crime but when you really stop to think about it, it makes sense. If you report to police that something happened that didn't they will not know that you are not telling the truth. The police will then investigate the crime as though it really happened. This takes valuable time and resources from the police department that could have been used to help someone who is in need. If you lie to the police it is…
Friday, 08 February 2019 15:32

GLENDALE'S DISTRACTED DRIVING LAW

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A new law is in effect for Glendale and all of those who travel through it. The City of Glendale has passed a distracted driving law. This new ordinance states that you can be, "pulled over for using your phone, even if you're at a stop light." There are two exceptions, you can use your phone to turn on your hands free device and in cases of emergency. You can read the entire city ordinance here, including all the exemptions.