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Southern Arizona’s economic development entity took stock of its performance on Thursday at its annual meeting. Joe Snell is president and CEO of Sun Corridor Inc., and he joins me.
Oct. 20, 2017
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.
Oct. 20, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey is in the U.K. this week, looking to position the state to compete for jobs internationally.
Oct. 20, 2017
Bigger, hotter wildfires, and more of them, are becoming the new normal, and a combination of climate change, subpar fire management and budget limitations are to blame.
Oct. 20, 2017
With the Lost Lake Festival underway, the Phoenix Fire Department is warning concertgoers to plan for this weekend’s high temperatures.
Oct. 20, 2017
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.
Oct. 20, 2017
Meet three women over 55 who can do things like touch their toes and stand on their shoulders. That’s because they regularly do yoga. Here are their reflections on healthy aging.
Oct. 20, 2017
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.
Oct. 19, 2017
Phoenix has officially submitted its proposal in hopes of landing Amazon’s second headquarters. Thursday was the deadline for cities or economic development organizations to pitch their locations.
Oct. 19, 2017
The Glendale City Council this week decided to end its exploration of bringing light rail to downtown.
Oct. 19, 2017
Former Texas Attorney Fights Guilty Verdict In Cross-Border Laundering Scheme
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.
Oct. 19, 2017
Flagstaff Council To Pass Resolution Against Uranium Hauling
The Flagstaff City Council plans to vote on a resolution against the hauling of uranium ore through the city, even though it doesn’t have the legal authority to stop it.
Oct. 19, 2017
State and local fire crews are fighting a wildfire in eastern Arizona. The Transfer Station Fire was discovered around noon Thursday and has grown to an estimated 2,500 acres.
Oct. 19, 2017
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.
Oct. 19, 2017
The Takeaway: How Trump Could Reshape The Federal Reserve
The president will meet today with Janet Yellen to discuss the possibility of nominating her for a second term as the head of the Federal Reserve.
Oct. 19, 2017
Listen to the sounds of Josie Gaieck waiting to get a tattoo in front of Artistic Tattoo in Phoenix.
Oct. 19, 2017
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.
Oct. 19, 2017
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.
Oct. 19, 2017
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.
Oct. 19, 2017
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.
Oct. 19, 2017

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