October 2012

An Arizona law that criminalizes providing an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy will go before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals next week in San Francisco. It is one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country.
October 31, 2012
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October 31, 2012
Serious, important news is everywhere you turn. The economy and job market are still too slow for many people. Superstorm Sandy led to deaths and destruction. So for a few minutes, we’ve decided to lighten things up just a bit with Will Tracy, editor of the satiric outlet The Onion.
October 31, 2012
With all the seriousness surrounding election season, we decided to lighten up a bit. Election ads are everywhere, though they’ll magically disappear following next Tuesday. You may think you’ve seen or heard everything possible.
October 31, 2012
For decades, the Phoenix Suns were the most popular sports franchise in the state. Even occasional down years didn't lead to too many fans jumping off the bandwagon. But as the team gets ready to tip off the 2012-13 season tonight against the Golden State Warriors, there are many more questions than answers.
October 31, 2012
The presence of independent expenditure groups in the current election season has been dominant, with millions of dollars flowing in for and against candidates and ballot measures. The Arizona-based Americans for Responsible Leadership has been directing money against Proposition 204—the so-called quality education and jobs initiative—and Proposition 121, also known as open elections/open government.
October 31, 2012
The city of Mesa has attracted university branches and a new library honoring former Senator Barry Goldwater. It’s also a prime player in the Valley’s light rail system and broke ground on a new entertainment district this week.
October 31, 2012
A proposition on the Arizona ballot in this election challenges the federal government’s control over state lands. The proposition calls for the state to manage all of its own public resources. It would amend a provision in place since Arizona became a state.
October 31, 2012
A new report from ASU shows median home prices in the Phoenix area were flat between August and September, at $150,000. But, as KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports, other numbers may provide reasons for optimism about the housing market.
October 31, 2012
FBI agents allege Arizona Attorney General Tom Honre left the scene of a minor car crash because he was having an affair with a female employee, who was in the car he was driving and didn't want their relationship reported.
October 31, 2012

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