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It’s been a stormy few days for the Phoenix area and those rains aren’t going to stop any time soon. Andrew Deemer is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says there’s a 20 to 30 percent chance of rain this weekend.
Jul. 13, 2018
To talk about states potentially being back at the forefront of the abortion debate and a state lawmaker in hot water over his driving habits, Marilyn Rodriguez with Creosote Partners and Chip Scutari with Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations joined The Show.
Jul. 13, 2018
A utility company with a history of sewage spills, low water pressure and other problems is facing a court order to give up management control. The court is recommending that Arizona regulators find an emergency manager to take over Johnson Utilities.
Jul. 13, 2018
Peter Strojnik has been suspended from practicing law until the State Bar disciplinary proceeding against him is completed. The attorney sued nearly 2,000 businesses.
Jul. 13, 2018
President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. was never expected to be a low-key affair. Record crowds gathered in Trafalgar Square for a protest organizers are calling “Bring The Noise.”
Jul. 13, 2018
Latinos, African-Americans, Asian-Americans and the LGBT community are only represented in zero to two percent of known archival collections. That number comes from the ASU Library, which is trying to bump up that number.
Jul. 13, 2018
A general strike was called on Friday in Nicaragua as protesters continue to call for President Daniel Ortega to step down. Ortega, though, has said he will not call early elections in the midst of protests that have been going on since April.
Jul. 13, 2018
The opioid crisis has been devastating to a generation of Americans. In Arizona alone, 790 people died of opioid overdoses in 2016. But what about the effects on their children? What do we know about their life trajectory and how it affects their development and cognitive skills?
Jul. 13, 2018
Arizona water leaders are working on a drought contingency plan to present to lawmakers next year, and there’s been a lot of talk about the potential of a shortage declaration on Lake Mead, which would trigger water cut-backs.
Jul. 13, 2018
Frank Riggs, a former California congressman, is running for superintendent of public instruction, a position currently held by incumbent Diane Douglas. He says it’s time for a change in our state education department.
Jul. 13, 2018
Major League Baseball has indefinitely suspended its Papa Slam promotion with Papa John’s Pizza following a racial slur from its founder. The Arizona Diamondbacks said they will continue their relationship with the chain, stating their partnership is with local owner/operators in Phoenix.
Jul. 13, 2018
Hackers Take Aim At State, Including Elections
Arizona's sensitive databases are under constant cyberattack, state officials say. "As a state, we get attacked about 8.5 million times a month," said Mike Lettman, co-chair of the Arizona Cybersecurity Team.
Jul. 13, 2018
A judge will decide whether lawmakers can ask voters to approve two changes in a law in a single act.
Jul. 13, 2018
Federal officials want to demolish and rebuild an aging lodging complex at Grand Canyon Village on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Jul. 13, 2018
Foreclosure filings nationwide for the first half of 2018 dropped 15 percent from the same period last year. But, counter to the national trend, a handful of U.S. cities posted an increase in foreclosures in the first six months, Phoenix among them.
Jul. 13, 2018
In 2014, 1.4 million Americans lived in a long-term care facility, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Long-term care is a growing business, and families who rely on that care, often assume that every need is being met, and most of the time, it is. However, there are a few cracks in the system.
Jul. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: What Does Putin Want from Trump?
When President Trump meets with Putin on Monday, he'll be the fourth president to have met with the Russian president. And just like past presidents, the expectations are high.
Jul. 13, 2018
An undocumented mother from Guatemala planned to catch a red-eye flight from Phoenix to New York, where she hoped to see her two sons for the first time in months.
Jul. 12, 2018
The American Civil Liberties Union wants the government to pay for counseling for kids separated from their migrant parents after the government missed Tuesday's deadline to reunite some families.
Jul. 12, 2018
Arizona is among five states to receive grants this year from United Healthcare. The bulk of the money, about $1 million, will expand dental and vision screenings through mobile clinics and efforts within schools districts.
Jul. 12, 2018

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