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Saturn
When NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes its fatal dive into Saturn, Sept. 15, a University of Arizona scientist’s instrument will be the last to provide images of the ringed planet.
Sep. 4, 2017
Ball Corporation
The plant will produce recyclable aluminum cans in different sizes using some automated technology.
Sep. 4, 2017
A new report says arts and culture contributed $401.8 million to the Phoenix economy in fiscal year 2015. The nonprofit advocacy group, Americans For The Arts, looked at direct and indirect spending by audiences and organizations.
Sep. 4, 2017
Insys Therapeutics logo
Arizona's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday against opioid-based drug-maker Insys Therapeutics. By Friday, both the Chandler-based company and doctors named in the suit had responded.
Sep. 2, 2017
large brown dog
In addition to free wi-fi and a bevy of local restaurants, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has added another good reason to arrive early for your flight: You might get to pet a dog.
Sep. 2, 2017
It’s been nearly a week since Harvey made landfall in Texas. At least two major pipelines have been slowed or stopped because of flooding and damage as a result of the storm.
Sep. 1, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank
Due to the supplies St. Mary’s Food Bank has sent to victims of Hurricane Harvey, the Phoenix-based organization is now facing its own shortage.
Sep. 1, 2017
UNESCO
Tucson has gained quite a bit of attention lately for its burgeoning food scene. Especially since 2015, when our neighbor to the south was designated a World City of Gastronomy by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization — or UNESCO. It was the first city to receive the designation in the U.S.
Sep. 1, 2017
Friday Newscap
For our Friday NewsCap, we talked about the pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and a contentious Phoenix City Council meeting. Our guests were Barrett Marson of Marson Media and Abe Kwok, editorial writer for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Sep. 1, 2017
Alberto Rios
Alberto Rios was Arizona’s inaugural Poet Laureate and is the author of 10 books, including three short story collections. He’s also host of Arizona PBS’ "Books & Co." We spoke with Rios about the importance of words and writing, especially in contentious times.
Sep. 1, 2017
Arizona SciTech Festival
The Arizona SciTech Festival kicked off its seventh season on Thursday, with a conference titled, “Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem.” Joining me for a few minutes to talk about the state’s STEM Ecosystem is Jeremy Babendure, executive director of the Arizona SciTech Festival.
Sep. 1, 2017
Newseum
The Newseum in Washington, D.C., is facing enormous financial problems. It officially opened in 1997 in Arlington, Virginia, before moving to a huge building on Pennsylvania Avenue, a structure that cost approximately $450 million to construct and design. This week, the Newseum’s President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst resigned in the wake of the fiscal challenges.
Sep. 1, 2017
port of entry in Douglas, Arizona
The Port of Entry at Douglas was built in 1933. The last upgrade was two decades ago. Now Congress is considering a plan to modernize and reconstruct the port.
Sep. 1, 2017
Center for Biological Diversity
The move by the Trump administration to move forward with the border wall is under fire from many in the environmental community. Now, as the Trump administration moves forward with plans to build the border wall prototypes near San Diego, the Center for Biological Diversity plans to challenge the move in court.
Sep. 1, 2017
A view of I-17 traffic, from inside a car
The Arizona Department of Transportation is trying to limit the number of accidents during three-day Labor Day holiday.
Sep. 1, 2017
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From a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey, to an unexpected broken bone, many Americans are not financially prepared for an emergency.
Sep. 1, 2017
Nazk Jabir
At a recent naturalization ceremony in Phoenix, we heard how the newest Americans are being welcomed in the current political climate.
Sep. 1, 2017
Tempe Center for the Arts
Michael Washington Brown is from London. By way of Jamaica and Barbados. And he’s Black, which is the name of his one-man show, which he’s bringing to the Tempe Center for the Arts tonight and tomorrow night.
Sep. 1, 2017
Pumpjack
Hurricane Harvey is wreaking havoc on oil operations in the Gulf Coast, and even states far from the storm’s path are feeling its impact on the energy industry.
Sep. 1, 2017
As Arizona grapples with an opioid epidemic, a band of volunteers in Phoenix works under the radar to get those who are addicted clean syringes and medical care. They believe one of the biggest barriers to curbing the death toll is stigma and isolation.
Sep. 1, 2017

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