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 Bruce Halle Biographer Recalls Discount Tire Founder
Discount Tire founder Bruce Halle passed away Thursday. He was the wealthiest man in Arizona. There are more than 900 Discount Tire locations nationwide, but Halle reportedly started the tire and wheel retailer with "Six Tires, No Plan." That’s also the title of a book on the billionaire, written by Michael Rosenbaum.
Jan. 5, 2018
 Arizona Chamber Of Commerce President Discusses Upcoming Legislative Session
Arizona’s 2018 legislative session begins next week. The governor and lawmakers from both parties have their goals — many want additional funding for certain priorities, while others are looking to cut taxes. Right now, I’m joined by Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce.
Jan. 5, 2018
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It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment.
Jan. 5, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Nanami Ozone
Comprised of two guitarists, a bassist and a drummer, Nanami Ozone's soul is in garage rock, but their sound is a mash of beachy chords that would fit well at any summer party. The band’s members say the ease of their sound comes partially from their friendship, which you can hear in their writing.
Jan. 5, 2018
Arizona Lobbyists Get Out Their Checkbooks During Pre-Session
The 2018 legislative session starts on Monday, so there are some last-minute preparations going on at the Capitol to get ready.
Jan. 5, 2018
Maricopa County Sheriff Penzone Reflects On His First Year
Sheriff Penzone joins The Show's Steve Goldstein to talk about his first 12 months.
Jan. 5, 2018
Two Arizona Kmarts To Close
Kmart stores in Tolleson and Show Low will close early April, among 103 stores across nation.
Jan. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Right-Wing Campaign Against Robert Mueller
The right-wing media and some conservative members of Congress have been working aggressively to discredit the investigation into Russian meddling in the election.
Jan. 5, 2018
Experts Offer Non-Opioid Options For Managing Chronic Pain
Opioid abuse and addiction dominate the headlines these days. But these concerns obscure a larger story about the treatment of chronic pain in America.
Jan. 5, 2018
GCU Announcement Follows Speculation Of Pursuing Not-For-Profit Status
In a November earnings report, GCU President Brian Mueller said it is looking into creating a not-for-profit university as well as a for-profit publicly traded service company.
Jan. 5, 2018
Tougher Federal Rules Create Turmoil For Medical Marijuana Growers
The Trump administration walked back a hands-off policy to marijuana laws that until now allowed states like Arizona to license it for medical use.
Jan. 5, 2018
CDC Investigators Searching For Source Of E. Coli-Contaminated Lettuce
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported one person died and five people were hospitalized after eating contaminated romaine lettuce in North America.
Jan. 4, 2018
The Power Of The Mormon Vote
With Jeff Flake’s departure from the Senate, where will conservative voters looking for a principled leader turn in the age of President Trump?
Jan. 4, 2018
Sine Kerr Appointed To Replace State Sen. Steve Montenegro
Residents in legislative District 13 have a new state senator. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Sine Kerr to replace Steve Montenegro, who stepped down in December.
Jan. 4, 2018
How Climate Change Can Weaken U.S. Wind Power
Alternative energy has become a key part of the U.S. diversifying its overall energy outlook and portfolio. But one of those sources — wind energy — could be becoming less powerful. Martin Pasqualetti, professor of geography at ASU and co-director of the Energy Policy Innovation Council, explains.
Jan. 4, 2018
What Are The Issues Plaguing The FDA?
The role of the Food and Drug Administration is to carefully check evidence that ensures the drugs and medical devices we use are safe and effective. However, lately, there has been mounting criticism of the agency.
Jan. 4, 2018
Why Are Hate Crimes In The U.S. On The Rise?
Last month, the Washington Post reported more hate crimes were carried out in the United States with an uptick in incidents against Muslims, the LGBTQ community and others. Here to talk about it is Rachel Glickhouse, partner manager for the Documenting Hate Project at ProPublica.
Jan. 4, 2018
Economist: Global Economy Looks Good, But Trouble Lurks Beneath The Surface
The three major American stock indices all had very good years in 2017, and the U.S. unemployment rate is close to 4 percent.
Jan. 4, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Toddlers Grow Through Moving And Grooving
Listen to the sounds of Brit Bhattan teaching toddlers new skills at Gymboree Play and Music.
Jan. 4, 2018
Special Interest Groups Discuss Their Aims For Upcoming Legislative Session
Arizona’s 2018 legislative session begins next week. The governor and lawmakers from both parties have their goals, and a number of special interest groups and industries have their own aims. As part of getting ready for the session, we’re going to talk with people from some of those groups.
Jan. 4, 2018

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