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Phoenix is replacing the Pango pay-to park-app with Parkmobile. The app, which is already used at parking meters in various cities such as Tempe, allows for customers to extend their parking meters, pay for parking and give retailers the choice of giving codes to validate customers parking.
Nov. 21, 2017
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The FBI announced Tuesday that it is offering a $25,000 reward for information it can use to solve the case of a Border Patrol agent who died in Texas on Sunday.
Nov. 21, 2017
One in four Arizona teenagers admits to using prescription painkillers without a doctor’s consent. That’s according to a new survey by Dignity Health on teen opioid use.
Nov. 21, 2017
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The ACLU chapter says the Phoenix Police Department failed to promptly respond to the group’s records requests for police footage and communication from the rally.
Nov. 21, 2017
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As top trade representatives from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are wrapping up the latest round of negotiations over NAFTA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is saying withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
Nov. 21, 2017
Hotel room
A new program is launching in Arizona to connect employers in the hospitality industry with its future leaders.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Valley arts scene is getting increasingly competitive, with growth happening in Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa — to name just a few. Scottsdale has long been considered ahead of the pack, but recent leadership changes have put that more in doubt.
Nov. 21, 2017
Amazon warehouse
When Phoenix hired Christine Mackay three years ago to lead its economic development department she received specific marching orders. Mackay recently updated council members on the strategic plan.
Nov. 21, 2017
We’ve learned that Facebook and other social media sites were great outlets for Russia to try to influence the 2016 presidential election. It involved advertising space being bought or news stories — that may or may not have been true — being promoted.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Monopolies — or companies accused of monopolistic behavior — in the U.S. have been around for more than a century. But megamergers in other industries haven’t been immune from concerns of regulators and the public. But how common are monopolies really? And are government watchdogs able to limit them?
Nov. 21, 2017
Mark Flatten
When it comes to selecting municipal judges in Arizona, most of those choices are made by elected officials. Yuma is a notable exception. There, the people get to vote on who sits on the municipal court bench. Yuma has been electing its judges since it adopted its charter at the turn of the 20th century.
Nov. 21, 2017
John McCain
Two U.S. senators have a message for the State Department: lift the hiring freeze. Republican John McCain from Arizona and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concern over questionable management practices.
Nov. 21, 2017
The Trump administration had hoped that NAFTA renegotiations may be on the fast track, with serious consideration given to many U.S. proposals. But as of this week, it seems like the negotiations are stuck in neutral.
Nov. 21, 2017
It’s a topic of conversation that’s been floating around for years: net neutrality. This week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is expected announce his final decision. It is widely believed he will “shrink the rules” surrounding net neutrality.
Nov. 21, 2017
Nearly 800 children in Arizona died last year. A statewide team reviewed the circumstances surrounding every child’s death. They looked at police and medical records and determined the deaths of 330 children could have been prevented.
Nov. 21, 2017
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An investigation that reveals how pharmaceutical distributors are in some cases knowingly responsible for perpetuating the opioid crisis, and how the U.S. federal government appears unwilling to do anything about it.
Nov. 21, 2017
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Every two minutes, a gun is stolen in America. A new report argues that "American gun owners, preoccupied with self-defense, are inadvertently arming the very criminals they fear."
Nov. 21, 2017
Prescott Valley's police chief has lost his gun and now needs the public's help finding it.
Nov. 21, 2017
Arizona Snowbowl
Operators of the Arizona Snowbowl ski area says they'll open the slopes on Tuesday after a couple of delays caused by warm weather.
Nov. 21, 2017
An attorney for the state of Arizona said there is no libel case for two fired executives from the Department of Economic Security.
Nov. 21, 2017

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