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It’s been about nine months since we first heard about the Panama Papers — more than 11 million leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm that detailed how wealthy people worldwide used off-shore tax havens.
Jan. 5, 2017
light rail phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Keon McGuire riding the light rail from Tempe to Phoenix.
Jan. 5, 2017
Computer lab
Concern over Russian hacking and attempts to disrupt or tilt the U.S. presidential election has revealed a rift among some Republican elected officials in Arizona.
Jan. 5, 2017
Football field
A new study shows that football participation is down 2.4 percent nationwide since 2008. But in Arizona, that rate is actually up 10 percent.
Jan. 5, 2017
Photographers have the unique ability to tell personal, intimate stories through their images. That description definitely applies to Mia Larocque, a rodeo photographer.
Jan. 5, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
A Maricopa County sheriff’s vehicle has been recovered after it was stolen this morning in Gila Bend.
Jan. 5, 2017
Phoenix Sunset
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency has worried some environmentalists, who say Scott Pruitt will roll back many of the policies put in place to deal with climate change.
Jan. 5, 2017
lesser long-nosed bat
The tequila in your margarita may taste a bit sweeter now that an animal critical to its production may no longer be considered endangered.
Jan. 5, 2017
mexican secretary of foreign affairs
Mexico is already preparing to work with the new U.S. administration with a significant, and controversial, change in the Mexican president’s cabinet.
Jan. 5, 2017
The week after New Year’s Eve has become a busy time at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Shelters in Phoenix and Mesa. They collectively took in more than 110 cats and dogs over the weekend and the shelter is now trying to reunite those animals with their owners.
Jan. 5, 2017
Phoenix-based microchip maker ON Semiconductor announced a new project Wednesday that will put smart camera technology in cars.
Jan. 5, 2017
Private developer American Campus Communities is suing the Barrett Honors College builders for allegedly installing defective pipes that have caused at least $3 million in damage.
Jan. 5, 2017
Old Tucson Stuntmen
In a time when the top movies seem to be all about super heroes and space warriors, it might be hard to believe that cowboys used to be America’s biggest box stars. Film buffs tend to agree that the heyday for Western film ended in the 1960s. But there’s one spot in the southern Arizona desert where Westerns are still king.
Jan. 5, 2017
Sky Harbor Airport
Since Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport gave Uber and Lyft the green light, taxi companies have seen their business drop. The move to allow ride-sharing companies to pick up passengers was a key in the overhaul of the airport’s ground transportation system.
Jan. 5, 2017
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Some new faces joined the ranks of Maricopa County’s public servants Wednesday. Among them were County Recorder Adrian Fontes and District 3 County Supervisor Bill Gates.
Jan. 4, 2017
Healthcare advocates in Arizona are cautioning that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act could leave hundreds of thousands in the state without insurance.
Jan. 4, 2017
border fence
Over the past month, Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have been attacked at levels of violence that were far greater than the agency had previously acknowledged. In one attack, an agent was nearly maimed.
Jan. 4, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
A giant coal power plant in northeast Arizona could close within the next few years. Costs of new regulations, coupled with the falling price of fuels like natural gas, are some of the reasons the Navajo Generating Station could eventually shut down.
Jan. 4, 2017
Rachel Egboro
So as 2017 gets under way, we wanted to take a minute to celebrate a few things we loved from last year, in a series called “My Favorite Things.” We spoke with local storyteller Rachel Egboro who runs a storytelling show called The Storyline.
Jan. 4, 2017
As state lawmakers get ready to return to the Capitol for their 2017 session, which starts Monday, let’s take a few minutes to look back at what they did last year. To help us do that, we’re joined by Rachel Leingang of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Jan. 4, 2017

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