When asked why she came forward, despite threats of retaliation and intimidation from her superiors, Gabriela Contreras said she had no choice. Contreras spoke to the press Tuesday in her first public appearance after leaking footage to ABC15 that would lead Gov. Doug Ducey to launch an investigation of the Arizona Department of Corrections.

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Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state, saying she may have been impregnated before.
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Arizona Education Department Fixes Navajo Scholarship Confusion
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House Committee Debates Latest Version Of The Dream Act
The Democratic led House Judiciary Committee aimed to push forward Wednesday with the latest version of the so-called Dream Act, after the White House recently unveiled an immigration proposal that does not address young people brought here illegally as children.

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Thousands were without power and multiple people were hurt as a series of storms spawned multiple tornadoes in Missouri late Wednesday and into Thursday.
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At a time of low unemployment for African Americans, educated, well-connected professionals are starting new lives in cities such as Charlotte, N.C.
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Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites
Coal-fired power plants keep closing and communities around the country must decide what to do with those sites. Pennsylvania has a plan, aiming to create new jobs where the old ones have been lost.