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Remington Rejects Navajo Nation Bid
Remington management has rejected an offer by the Navajo Nation to purchase the gun manufacturer which was reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Jul. 17, 2018
Researchers Identify Seeds From Which Alzheimer’s Grows
The destructive progression of Alzheimer’s disease follows the growth and spread of toxic protein clumps in the brain. Now, researchers have wound back the clock to see how these masses get started.
Jul. 17, 2018
New Jersey Company Acquires Scottsdale Veterinary Pharmacy
A company on the East Coast has acquired a veterinary pharmacy in Arizona. The New Jersey-based company said Diamondback Drugs will stay in Scottsdale, but operate under the name Wedgewood Pharmacy.
Jul. 17, 2018
MCDOT Almost Done With Bell Road Traffic Signal Revamp
A pilot project along a major north side thoroughfare could soon mean less "stop" and more "go" for motorists. Maricopa County is almost done installing adaptive traffic lights along Bell Road.
Jul. 17, 2018
Senate Committee Discusses Barriers For Native American Voting
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a roundtable Tuesday morning on barriers to Native American voting.
Jul. 17, 2018
Saturated Soil Increases Risk Of Flash Floods In Yavapai County
Rainfall in parts of southern and central Yavapai County has been ongoing for several days. Robert Rickey from the National Weather Service said saturated soil increases the potential for flash floods, especially in areas burned by wildfires.
Jul. 17, 2018
Judge Declares Mistrial In Corporation Commission Bribery Case
A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in the Arizona Corporation Commission bribery case. The move came after all 12 jurors told Judge John Tuchi they were "hopelessly deadlocked'' in their efforts to reach a verdict in the case.
Jul. 17, 2018
Phoenix Zoo Launches Naming Contest For New Baby Giraffe
You might have heard that there’s a new addition to the Phoenix Zoo. A leggy, baby Masai giraffe was born on June 26. The zoo has launched a naming contest to help them pick out a name for their new female giraffe.
Jul. 17, 2018
New Times Series Asks: What Does Phoenix Taste Like?
A city’s food says a lot about it’s culture and growth. For Phoenix New Times food editor Chris Malloy, it’s helped him learn about his adopted city. He and New Times’ food critic Patricia Escarcega have put together the latest edition of their series, “Essentials.”
Jul. 17, 2018
Is Law Enforcement Influenced By Violent Pop Culture Portrayals?
Chris Reed, deputy editorial and opinion editor at the the San Diego Union-Tribune, argued that our art today — our pop culture media — has shaped entire professions, not just impressionable individuals — and not always for the better.
Jul. 17, 2018
Emmett Till Lynching Investigation Reopened
In 1955, 14-year-old African-American Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi. He’d been accused of doing something to offend a white woman. More than five decades later, that woman recanted the story.
Jul. 17, 2018
Study: AZ Renewables Growing At One Of Fastest Rates
A new report shows Arizona is generating a lot more renewable energy than it did a decade ago. In fact, the state could power 658,000 homes today using renewables. In addition to that, California is the only state growing in solar generation at a faster rate than Arizona.
Jul. 17, 2018
LULAC President On Rift He Caused Within His Own Organization
LULAC President Roger C. Rocha Jr. created a firestorm early this year when he issued a letter in support of President Trump’s “Four Pillars of Immigration” — including billions of dollars for a border wall and increased border security — in an attempt to get a deal for DACA recipients.
Jul. 17, 2018
Gap Remains Between Latino Population, Voter Turnout
But even though Latino voters are growing by leaps and bounds in demographics, this hasn’t translated to powerful returns at the polls, not yet anyway. For a snapshot of Latino voting numbers now, The Show was joined by Mindy Romero.
Jul. 17, 2018
Will Phoenix Be The Same After Driverless Cars Take Over?
Even after a pedestrian was tragically killed by an autonomous Uber vehicle, the Phoenix area continues to be a major focus of the driverless car industry. But for many, the Valley’s car culture is so ingrained that it’s hard to imagine a time when we just have autonomous cars everywhere.
Jul. 17, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Ken Bennett - Governor
Ken Bennett has served as president of the state Senate and as Arizona secretary of state. Now, he’s challenging Gov. Doug Ducey in the GOP primary. Bennett also ran for governor four years ago, coming in third in that Republican primary.
Jul. 17, 2018
Concerns Over Juror In Former Corporation Commissioner
The trial involving a former Arizona Corporation Commission commissioner, a prominent landowner and utility owner — and alleged bribery — was already pretty interesting.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: 12 Russians Indicted In The Russia Probe
There are 12 different Russian intelligence officials who were indicted for targeting the DCCC, DNC and the Hillary Clinton Campaign. These indictments are a part of the long term investigation into Russian Collusion in the 2016 U.S. election.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Pulse: Same Genes, Different Tastes
Comparing identical and fraternal twins gives scientists clues as to which tastes are determined mostly by genetics, and which ones are shaped by environment.
Jul. 17, 2018
Future Of Tempe Arts Sales Tax Up To Voters
“What we want to do is make sure there’s a wide ... diversity of programming that is is there for everybody,” said Woody Wilson, who supports the tax .“Your idea of art and my idea of art may be completely different.”
Jul. 17, 2018

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