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More Gen Xers are buying and selling homes and that’s important for the market, according to the National Association of Realtors. The group’s latest research finds the generation sandwiched between millennials and baby boomers made up nearly 30 percent of recent buyers.
Apr. 4, 2017
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Pilots with Mesa Airlines have requested mediation services from the National Mediation Board to help settle a six-year-long contract negotiation. The pilots are asking that their pay and benefits be more in line with industry averages.
Apr. 4, 2017
Camelback ranch
Spring Training is over until next year, but Glendale may earmark an extra $1 million in its upcoming budget to buy a new scoreboard for Camelback Ranch.
Apr. 4, 2017
JD Mesnard
As state lawmakers hash out a new spending plan, Arizona’s speaker of the House is pledging to reach across the aisle to make the budget more bipartisan.
Apr. 3, 2017
Katherine Smith
Billowing clouds rolled in and out over Big Mountain bringing wind, rain, snow and sun when Katherine Smith said goodbye to the land she loved and defended. She died on March 29.
Apr. 3, 2017
prescott
Prescott has been looking for ways to pay roughly a $80 million liability to the Arizona public safety pension system, so it’s pushing forward with a land sale, and a proposed sales tax. that could generate millions.
Apr. 3, 2017
Mexico reporters
After a quarter century, the publishers of Norte, a major Ciudad Juarez newspaper, announced Sunday that the paper was closing down. Its editor attributed the closing to the murder of a respected journalist, Miroslava Breach, who once worked for Norte newspaper.
Apr. 3, 2017
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Netflix is known for a bunch of things: the wildly popular TV show "House of Cards," and giving us re-boots of "Full House" and "One Day at a Time," among others. It’s also an option for subscribers who’d prefer to watch movies on their couches than in theaters. But Netflix has also produced original movies, although not award-winning ones.
Apr. 3, 2017
Woman's face
A lot of people really love horror. And nowadays, the horror genre seems to be bleeding into other genres — no pun intended. To explore this idea further, I spoke with Karen Renner, a senior lecturer in American Literature at Northern Arizona University and a horror expert.
Apr. 3, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
It’s time for our weekly look at what’s ahead on the international front. Our correspondent this morning is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoodosi joins us now.
Apr. 3, 2017
classroom
A new analysis from The Arizona Republic shows that more than 75 percent of the money pulled out of public schools for the Empowerment Scholarship Account program came from higher-performing districts in more affluent areas. And to tell us more about this, I’m joined now by Rob O’Dell and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, the reporters behind this story.
Apr. 3, 2017
All the Light We Cannot See
Novelist Anthony Doerr won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015 for his World War II-set novel "All the Light We Cannot See." Doerr is in the Valley tonight at Mesa Arts Center for an event put together by Changing Hands Bookstore, as "All the Light We Cannot See" is released in paperback.
Apr. 3, 2017
Chase Field
The Diamondbacks won their opening game on Sunday at Chase Field, although the team and Maricopa County are still at odds over potential improvements to the ballpark. To find out how other cities are dealing with empty sports facilities, we called Harris County, Texas, home to Houston and the Astrodome.
Apr. 3, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium
The signs all over town say “The Road Ends Here,” and tonight, the Road to the Final Four will officially conclude, with either North Carolina or Gonzaga willing the national title. NPR’s Tom Goldman is here covering the Final Four, and he joins me.
Apr. 3, 2017
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Financial disclosures made by the White House showcase the immense wealth of the Trump administration, and serve as a reminder that income inequality still abounds in the U.S.
Apr. 3, 2017
NAU's campus
Tomorrow, the trial of Steven Jones is expected to start; Jones opened fire on fellow NAU students in October 2015, killing one, Colin Brough, and wounding three others.
Apr. 3, 2017
Arizona Capitol building
It’s back to work for state lawmakers today, and much of that work will focus on the state budget.
Apr. 3, 2017
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Transportation officials want drivers to avoid westbound Interstate 10 for their evening commute, as heavy traffic is expected ahead of tonight’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game.
Apr. 3, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
The White House had reporters scrambling Friday night when it made 180 staff financial disclosures available on the web. Derek Kravitz is a research editor at ProPublica, one of the newsrooms that came together to tackle the news dump.
Apr. 3, 2017
American Solar & Roofing
Even with President Trump's move to roll back climate change policies, supporters of Arizona's renewable energy industry expect the state's market to stay strong.
Apr. 3, 2017

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