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How Our Social Connections Determine Who We Are
In the book, "The Human Network" the author argues that all types of human interactions happen in networks — whether they're online or in person. And those human networks affect us in ways large and small.
March 22, 2019
California Trucking Wage Law Creating Controversy
Under a new California law that took effect on New Year’s Day, the state’s labor commissioner has published a list of trucking companies that have either not paid their drivers, or have been issued judgements over wage issues.
March 22, 2019
10 Percent Of The Valley Is Parking Lots
We’ve all done it. Driving in circles over and over to find the perfect parking spot. Sometimes it seems like there aren’t enough spaces to go around. But it turns out a full 10 percent of the city of Phoenix is just parking lots.
March 22, 2019
Police Chief: Officer Rutherford Was A True Hero
Phoenix police is mourning the loss of one of their officers. Gov. Doug Ducey ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday to honor Officer Rutherford.
March 22, 2019
The Takeaway: The Democratic National Committee
After all the drama in 2016, the Democratic National Committee has reformed the nomination process. Today on Politics with Amy Walter from The Takeaway, a look at the new rules and what impact they could have both intended and unintended.
March 22, 2019
Phoenix Support Group Helps Transitioning Caregivers Cope
When we think about family caregivers, we often think about people who are actively providing care. But what is life like for those caregivers when their loved one passes away or is placed in a memory care facility?
Learning About 'Ambiguous Loss' Helps Some Caregivers Cope With Grief
March 22, 2019
Financial Literacy Bill Passes In Arizona House
The Arizona House approved a bill Thursday requiring high school students to complete at least one-half course credit in economics to study personal finance.
March 22, 2019
AZ Republicans Decline To Clarify Legality Of Edibles
The Arizona House of Representatives has declined to clarify if marijuana edibles are legal under the 2010 voter initiative that legalized medical marijuana in the state.
March 22, 2019
Universal Licensing Moving Through The Legislature
The possibility of universal licensing is moving along in the Arizona Legislature. The idea is to grant occupational licenses to new residents who hold a comparable license from out of state. The bill would require that an individual be licensed in at least one other state and is good standing for at least a year.
March 22, 2019
Stringers Attorney Wont Hand Over Document
The attorney for embattled Rep. David Stringer says the Arizona House Ethics Committee can have the document they’re looking for — if they go to court.
March 22, 2019
Health Care, Construction Jobs Still Growing In Arizona
Jobs in the construction and health care sectors are continuing to grow. That’s according to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.
March 22, 2019
McSally Wants To Reform How Military Deals With Assault
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally visited Luke Air Force Base in Glendale on Thursday to have what she called a candid discussion about sexual assault in the armed services.
March 22, 2019
Waymo Announces Facility In Mesa
Now two years into the self driving car program, Waymo is opening a second service facility in Mesa that is expected to create hundreds of jobs. Mesa Mayor John Giles says he expects the company to bring innovation and ... "a large facility that’s going to have a lot of high quality jobs in our community.”
March 21, 2019
Ford Plant In Hermosillo, Sonora, To Build Utility Van
The Ford Motor company recently confirmed plans to build a utility van in the state of Sonora. The company announced that it will begin building the Transit Connect — a commercial and passenger van —in Hermosillo by 2021. It is currently built in Valencia, Spain.
March 21, 2019
9th Circuit Denies Asylum Appeal By Police Officer From Sonora
A former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation after the Ninth Circuit Court denied the appeal of his asylum case Wednesday. Jose Jesus Duran-Rodriguez was a police officer in Villa Hidalgo, Sonora.
March 21, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Escaping The Daily Grind At The Skate Park
Listen to the sounds of Ben Duffy skateboarding at The Wedge skate park in Scottsdale. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
March 21, 2019
City Asks Developers To Work With Neighbors On Country Club Plan
The Phoenix City Council meeting on Wednesday night was contentious on multiple levels. The council had two controversial issues on the docket — the expansion of the light rail into the West Valley and the approval of zoning for a high-rise in midtown Phoenix.
City Council Votes To Delay Light Rail Line For West Phoenix
March 21, 2019
Kate Gallego Sworn In As Phoenix Mayor
Kate Gallego was officially sworn in as mayor of Phoenix on Thursday morning. Addressing a group of supporters at the Orpheum Theater, the former City Council member vowed to continue working to expand public transportation and pledged to focus on high eviction rates.
March 21, 2019
Arizonas Ex-Mafia Businessman Story Continues
Late in 2017, Arizona Republic investigative reporter Robert Anglen told the story of Arizona businessman and alleged former mafia member, Frank Capri, who had dabbled in the restaurant industry and left a chain of broken business in his wake.
March 21, 2019
Birth Rates Decreased Drastically For Hispanic Population
The U.S. birth rate for women, across the board, is down — but the sharpest decline is among Hispanic women.
March 21, 2019

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