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Barrett Marson of Marson Media and Democratic consultant DJ Quinlan, who is also communications director for the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona campaign, joined The Show to talk about this week's news.
Jul. 20, 2018
Possible Deal For Women Who Vandalized Tempe Mosque
A plea deal could be in the works for two Arizona women who were arrested earlier this year after using racial slurs and burglarizing a Tempe mosque.
Jul. 20, 2018
Lynch Named Honorary Chairwoman Of Piestewa Games
Former U.S. Army soldier Jessica Lynch who was wounded, captured and rescued in the Iraq War was in Scottsdale on Friday. Lynch is the honorary chairwoman at the 2018 Fiesta Bowl Lori Piestewa National Native American Games that start today.
Jul. 20, 2018
Arizona
For the first time, the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division collected more than $10 million for veteran’s services, families of fallen first responders, cancer research and other causes.
Jul. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump-Russia Summit Fallout Continues As Putin Gets Invite To D.C.
Plans are in motion for a second Trump-Putin summit, this one in Washington D.C.
Jul. 20, 2018
Groups File Suit To Keep
Two organizations known for anonymous spending, or "dark money," on political campaigns filed suit Thursday night to keep Arizonans from voting on a measure that would make the practice illegal.
Jul. 20, 2018
Arizona Secretary Of State Candidates Debate
On Thursday night, incumbent Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan went head to head with challenger and business owner Steve Gaynor. The race could come down to whether voters believe things are being run well.
Jul. 20, 2018
Oral Arguments In Hickmans Lawsuit
Lawyers arguing a civil lawsuit claiming local egg company Hickmans Family Farms is a nuisance in Tonopah. The confusing thing about this case is that it’s an amalgamation of several claims.
Jul. 20, 2018
Phoenix Accepts Bids For Recycling Mill, Combating Landfill Waste
Phoenix may be the first U.S. city to build a mill to remanufacture plastic containers. It’s an effort to clean up one part of a global trash problem that’s been mounting for decades — and is only getting worse.
China’s Policy Shift Forces Flagstaff To Scrap Recycling Efforts
Jul. 20, 2018
Migrant Family Reunifications Continue As Deadline Nears
July 26 is the deadline for the federal government to finish reuniting migrant children with their parents, and court documents filed Thursday afternoon say there have been 364 reunifications of families with children age 5 and up.
Jul. 19, 2018
Study: Ozone Levels Impact National Park Attendance
A new study is finding that ozone concentrations in national parks are similar to those of our country's major metropolitan areas. Researchers found that on days with higher ozone levels, visitor numbers dropped.
Jul. 19, 2018
Seniors Tracked In Latest Point In Time Homeless Count
Last January, 700 volunteers participated in the “Point in Time Homeless Street Count,” which is coordinated by the Maricopa Association of Governments. This year, they tracked people over age 62 — and the results are in.
Jul. 19, 2018
June Unemployment Numbers Show Growth In Construction
Arizona's Office of Economic Opportunity released the seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate at 4.7 percent. Spokesman Doug Walls said construction employment has recovered 37 percent since the recession hit and housing bubble burst.
Jul. 19, 2018
Coconino County Officials Evaluate Damage From Storm
Coconino County officials have completed most of a damage assessment following Wednesday’s rains and should have a complete cost estimate later today.
Jul. 19, 2018
Lawsuit Filed To Block Arizona Renewable Energy Initiative
A ballot measure that would require half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources like solar and wind could be in jeopardy.
Jul. 19, 2018
Arizona Saw Record Number Of Visitors Last Year
More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money, according to research released Wednesday. The state welcomed 43.9 million overnight visitors in 2017 and those visitors collectively spent $22.7 billion during their stays.
Jul. 19, 2018
Phoenix Looking To Add More Shade
Climate has always been one of Arizona’s selling points, but this time of year, it can feel like more of a downside. There are efforts to deal with the heat and, in some cases, reverse the warming trends.
Jul. 19, 2018
Is The U.S. On The Verge Of Losing The Global Tech Race?
In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the earth. The success triggered the Space Race and ushered in a wave of investment by the U.S. into science and technology. Now, we need another “Sputnik Moment” according to Robert Manning.
Jul. 19, 2018
How Are The Arizona Cardinals Viewed Around The NFL?
Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim was pulled over on the Fourth of July, and the blood test he agreed to take revealed a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit — in the range of an extreme DUI.
Jul. 19, 2018
Is Arizona Facing A Voter Crisis?
Nearly three-quarters of registered voters in Arizona cast a ballot during the 2016 presidential election. But, during the last mid-terms in 2014, voter turnout was less than 48 percent. In a recent ranking of states with the highest and lowest voter turnout, Arizona was ranked 43rd.
Jul. 19, 2018

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