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AAA Arizona: Attacks On Saudi Arabia Could Increase Gas Prices
Saturday’s attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities increased future prices for crude by 15% Monday. Aldo Vasquez with AAA Arizona said the effect will be seen at the pump.
Sept. 16, 2019
Neighborhoods With Light Rail Voted To Support Light Rail
Phoenix voters soundly defeated Proposition 105, which sought to end the expansion of light rail in Phoenix in the Aug. 27 special election, largely thanks to neighborhoods where light rail already exists.
Sept. 16, 2019
Arrest Warrant Goes Out For Woman In Medical Marijuana Forgery Case
A grand jury indicted a Phoenix woman after being accused of forging signatures in a series of high-profile medical-marijuana zoning cases.
Sept. 16, 2019
Demos To Dining: The Music Behind Phoenix Restaurants
Phoenix musicians are behind some of the most popular bars and restaurants in town. Lauren Cusimano, food editor for Phoenix New Times, first reported on this trend in a piece she dubbed “Demos to Dining.”
Sept. 16, 2019
Advocates Worry About APS Shut-Off Moratorium Ending
In less than a month, thousands of Arizonans who haven't been paying their utility bills are going to have to start up again.
Sept. 16, 2019
Boas: The Achievement Gap Between Rich And Poor Kids
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Sept. 16, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Israeli Voters Head Back To The Polls
Israeli voters head back to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another term.
Sept. 16, 2019
Arrests Dramatically Drop Along U.S.-Mexico Border
The number of people arrested and detained at the U.S.-Mexico border dropped substantially in August.
Sept. 16, 2019
Scooter Pilot Program Launches In Downtown Phoenix
Electric scooters can now be rented in Phoenix. The six-month pilot program launched Monday.
Sept. 16, 2019
Wedding Invitation Company Doesnt Have To Serve Same-Sex Couples
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the owners of Brush & Nib Studios have a constitutional right to refuse to produce wedding invitations for same-sex couples despite a Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance.
Sept. 16, 2019
Jewish Organization Works To Secure Synagogues
As Jewish-Americans around the country prepare to enter their High Holy Days beginning with Rosh Hashanah in less than two weeks, many are looking at security within their synagogues.
Sept. 16, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: Phoenix Shelter A Brief Respite For Migrants Coming To US
After crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and spending two or three days in government custody, these asylum-seekers have arrived at the Phoenix Welcome Center. It’s a new facility run by the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian group with a chapter in Arizona.
Special Report: 'Tracing The Migrant Journey'
Sept. 16, 2019
Increased Recycling Rates Are Here To Stay
Republic Services has begun rejecting collected recyclables it now classifies as contaminated. In some cases, the items can get processed, but for a higher price. Now, Camden County, New Jersey — the birthplace of U.S. recycling — has filed suit against the company.
Sept. 16, 2019
Food Insecurity In Arizona Might Get Worse
About 50,000 Arizonans on the federal food stamp program would be affected by recent changes being made to the program. And that could have big health consequences, especially for children.
Sept. 16, 2019
Havasupai Work To Bridge Digital Divide In Grand Canyon
The most isolated Native American Tribe in the continental United States is finally expanding its broadband internet. And it hasn’t been easy. But if the Havasupai Tribe can install reliable high speed internet at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, they may bridge the digital divide for other tribes.
Sept. 16, 2019
UA Scientists Track Animal Evolution Based On Diet
The study suggests species can date their diet back to the first multicellular organisms, and UA evolutionary biologist John Wiens believes that organism was a carnivore.
Sept. 16, 2019
Phoenix Council To Discuss Police Oversight
On Tuesday, Phoenix council members will hold a work study session to discuss civilian oversight of the police department.
Sept. 16, 2019
Scientists Discover New Species Of Ancient Flying Reptile
Scientists have discovered a new species of ancient flying reptile based on fossils unearthed in southern Alberta, Canada. They’re calling it the "Frozen Dragon of the North Wind."
Sept. 16, 2019
Phoenix Docs Launch Program For Minorities In Medicine
Two Valley doctors have launched a nonprofit to help boost the number of minorities in medicine. Their nonprofit, ElevateMeD, will provide scholarships, mentoring and financial management education to underrepresented medical students.
Sept. 16, 2019
Maricopa County Joins Nation To End New AIDS Cases By 2030
The Maricopa Integrated Health System is joining a national movement to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as Maricopa County is one of 48 counties with the highest rate of new infections in the U.S.
Sept. 15, 2019

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