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It’s time for our Friday NewsCap segment. This we we feature former legislative leader and former gubernatorial chief of staff Chris Herstam and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief of Ricochet.com and an Arizona Republic contributor.
VidAngel, a streaming service that altered copyrighted works to edit out adult language, nudity and violence, has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The announcement has created a void in the niche industry to provide similar entertainment services.
A federal judge has rejected former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s request to throw out a court ruling against him. Arpaio attorney Jack Wilenchik said because of the pardon, the former sheriff will never have the chance to appeal the ruling, leaving him open to future lawsuits.
Last year, a jury found former El Paso lawyer Marco Antonio Delgado guilty of funneling millions from an electrical project in a border town just across from Arizona. The money was intended for a contract for power turbines in Agua Prieta, Sonora. Instead, Delgado diverted the money into his personal accounts in the Turk and Caicos Islands.
Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic aggregate reviews of movies to give people an idea of whether or not a film is worth their time. But in 2016, Fandango bought Rotten Tomatoes and began posting its “Tomatometer” scores. Well, since then, studio execs have started to worry that those Rotten Tomato ratings matter more than they used to, according to Alissa Wilkinson, film critic with Vox.
A bipartisan plan was announced Tuesday to try to stabilize health insurance markets. The plan would continue subsidies for insurance companies for two years, something that President Trump said he wants to see terminated. Joining us to talk about how all this could affect Arizona is Swapna Reddy with ASU’s School for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
A study published this month found a group of pesticides, called neonicotinoids, may be at least partly to blame for a decline in honey bee populations. With me to talk about this is Peter Ellsworth. He's a professor at the University of Arizona and director of the Arizona Pest Management Center.
The SunPunchers is known for creating a blend of warm, open Americana music, with gorgeous vocal harmonies, full guitar sounds, and a delicate pedal steel. The Show's host Steve Goldstein spoke with the band’s frontwoman Betsy Ganz.
The sale of Park Central Mall in Phoenix has officially closed, and the developers have unveiled their plans for the project. Construction should start by the end of the year, and officials expect to be finished toward next fall.