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Scottsdale Voters To Decide Tax Increase For Transportation
Scottsdale voters in November will decide whether to increase the city’s sales tax by .10 percent. That would raise an estimated $10 million a year for 10 years in order to fund transportation projects in the city.
May 10, 2018
Military Access To Dependents
A senior reporter with the Military Times found that the Department of Defense has a policy of merging dependent and new service member health records so that, unlike their civilian counterparts, the military had access to dependents’ medical history when they enlisted.
May 10, 2018
Former Intelligence Member Discusses N. Korea Negotiations
Three Americans were released Thursday morning by North Korea. Some are seeing it as a key element to next month’s negotiations between the U.S. and Pyongyang. Paul Kinsinger, former member of the U.S. intelligence community, says North Korea’s points of negotiation are still in question.
May 10, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Feeding A Big Appetite At The Phoenix Zoo
Listen to the sounds of Tim Duett and Heather Wright feeding some of the wild residents at the Phoenix Zoo.
May 10, 2018
Maricopa County Finalizes Deal With Diamondbacks
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday to finalize the agreement made between the Diamondbacks baseball team and the county after a years-long legal battle.
May 10, 2018
GRACE Steps In Amid Church
Last month Scottsdale Bible Church announced they had hired an outside firm to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct of a former youth pastor in the church.
May 10, 2018
Chandler Considering Fewer Parking Lots In The Future
Chandler could be looking to downsize its parking lots. The proposal is in anticipation of more ride sharing and autonomous vehicles in the city, which could change how people use cars.
May 10, 2018
After Leaving Multiple Deals, How Is America
Earlier this week, President Trump declared the U.S. would pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which is better known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. How does this affect how the U.S. is seen by allies and adversaries alike?
May 10, 2018
Coconino County To Comply With Disabilities Act On Voting Access
The U.S. Department of Justice and Coconino County have agreed to a settlement requiring the county to come into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act on voting access. Patty Hansen, Coconino County recorder, was on The Show to explain.
May 10, 2018
Flake Fights For DACA Deal As House Republicans Discuss Vote
Senator Flake re-introduced his "Three for Three" DACA compromise, which would extend protections and fund a border wall.
May 10, 2018
The Takeaway: America
A survey of Americans' religious beliefs revealed that white Christians are, for the first time, no longer a majority, and the number of people who don't affiliate with religion is on the rise.
May 10, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Alone: A Love Story
Alone: A Love Story is a podcast that confronts heartbreak and loneliness. It's a very personal story written and narrated by Michelle Parise. The first season focused on what Michelle calls "The Bomb" which was about discovering that her husband was cheating on her. In season 2, we follow Michelle as she explores dating in her late 30s while being a part-time parent.
May 10, 2018
Federal Judge Rules
For the second time, a federal judge has upheld the 2016 law banning "ballot harvesting" in Arizona.
May 10, 2018
Judge Says Prison Health Care Is Falling Apart
Judge David Duncan said continued failures show the prison health care system, operated by the state’s contractor Corizon Health, is stretched too thin.
May 10, 2018
Study: Antipsychotic Use Up Among Those Outside Nursing Homes
Last month, AARP released a study about the use of antipsychotic drugs in older adults with dementia. It found these drugs are increasingly being used outside nursing homes, despite the increased risk of death.
May 10, 2018
Owl Traps Arizona Teen Trying To Save It
A young woman from the Southern Arizona town of Oracle is getting notoriety for a close encounter of the bird kind.
May 9, 2018
Insys Therapeutics Licenses Subsys To Sell In Middle East
Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics has a new contract to license and sell the same product that's been the subject of federal investigation and indictments in the U.S..
May 9, 2018
Sessions Sets Case Quotas For Immigrant Court Judges
Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced new methods for immigration judges he says will help speed up the process and reduce the almost 700,000 backlogged cases the court currently has. These methods actually set annual case quotas, requiring judges to resolve cases quickly.
May 9, 2018
Chandler Zoning Changes Plan For A Future With Self-Driving Cars
As the technology advances, the city is considering a change to its rules to prepare for a future of autonomous vehicles. The city reports it would be the first in the country to adopt such regulations.
May 9, 2018
Do Drivers Expect Too Much From Autonomous Cars?
Some drivers using Tesla’s autopilot have complained about sudden veering, which some reports say is caused by a software bug. This is the latest reported issue with autonomous vehicles.
May 9, 2018

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