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BBC Look Ahead
U.S. relations with North Korea continue to make headlines, as China attempts to act as a go-between, and Pope Francis will be visiting Egypt on Friday.
Apr. 24, 2017
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In 2015, the city of Phoenix approved Transportation 2050, a $31.5 billion, 35-year transportation bond dependent on a 0.7 percent sales tax running from 2016 through 2050. Now the first signs of improvement are being unveiled, and that includes a pub crawl this Friday night with VIPs like the mayor and vice cayor and City Council members.
Apr. 24, 2017
Michelle Jacoby and Mark Lipczynski
The James Beard Award has been an elusive one for Arizona chefs, though some of the state’s best have been finalists for the prestigious honor.
Apr. 24, 2017
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The U.S. Green Building Council of Arizona last week handed out its annual awards for people behind LEED-certified buildings. Patti Mason is the Mountain West regional director for the U.S. Green Building Council.
Apr. 24, 2017
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An ASU instructor whose students staged a protest as part of their final exam has come under social-media scrutiny.
Apr. 24, 2017
Arizona Capitol building
The legislative session has officially passed the 100-day mark, and approving a new spending plan for the fiscal year that starts on July 1 is the biggest item left to cross off the to-do list.
Apr. 24, 2017
Sawmill Fire
The Sawmill Fire burning south of Tucson continues to grow. The fire has burned 4,500 acres with only 5 percent containment.
Apr. 24, 2017
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Many would argue that film is a visual storytelling medium, but there’s a movement underway to make movies accessible to people who you might not expect to be in the audience — the blind. From WHYY's The Pulse, Paige Pfleger reports that we could be entering a golden age for audio narration.
Apr. 24, 2017
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After French voters weighed in on Sunday, the far-right's Marine LePen will now face off against political novice Emmanuel Macron on May 7th. Here's what to expect going forward.
Apr. 24, 2017
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Congress is facing a deadline to pass a new federal budget, but the fight over the president's border wall could result in a government shutdown.
Apr. 24, 2017
A jury found two men guilty of federal charges Monday in an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.
Apr. 24, 2017
Tucson Memorial
One state representative from the town of Hereford, Arizona is blocking national and local efforts to honor the six who died in Tucson during an attempted assassination on Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords in 2011.
Apr. 24, 2017
horse
There are tens of thousands of domestically owned horses in Arizona. In 2001, there were more than 170,000, according to a study from the Arizona Horse Council. While most are loved, some are not so lucky.
Apr. 24, 2017
death chamber
The Trump administration will not allow Arizona to import drugs that the state says it needs to execute inmates on death row.
Apr. 24, 2017
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There are indications that Arizona’s travel and tourism industry is off to a record start in 2017.
Apr. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
A project to build a 1.6-mile tram that would take visitors into the Grand Canyon is on hold for a few months after failing to gain enough support from Navajo Nation lawmakers.
Apr. 24, 2017
Solar Panel
Could the Trump administration’s plans for a border wall be turned into a project providing security, jobs and clean energy?
Apr. 24, 2017
Lightning over Prescott National Forest
The environmental cleanup of a former shooting range in Prescott is nearly done with removal of contaminated dirt with high lead content.
Apr. 24, 2017
Arizona will soon adopt a new system to determine how well their public schools are performing. State officials have been considering several A-F models over the last few months. The state board of education is expected to make their final decision on which one to use Monday morning.
Apr. 24, 2017
A man who fought the city over his downtown parking lot – and won millions - now wants to build a parking garage at the high-profile corner at Jefferson and First Streets.
Apr. 24, 2017

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