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Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a major school voucher expansion bill that will extend eligibility to all 1.1 million state schoolchildren. The program will give Arizona one of broadest voucher programs in the nation.
Apr. 7, 2017
Steven Jones
The trial of the Northern Arizona University student accused of shooting four of his classmates, killing one of them, continues.
Apr. 7, 2017
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A U.S appeals court upheld a preliminary injunction against Ohio’s lethal-injection process for executions Thursday. It’s the same process used in Arizona.
Apr. 7, 2017
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Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday and Friday.
Apr. 7, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
Representatives of the coal industry say the West’s largest coal-fired plant, the Navajo Generating Station, can provide cheap, reliable energy for years. That is, if it stays open.
Apr. 7, 2017
Chase Field
Chase Field is getting a humidor. But it’s not for cigars. It’s for baseballs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced that the club will be installing one to store baseballs at the Phoenix ballpark, which at 1,059 feet above sea level, is at the second-highest elevation in Major League Baseball.
Apr. 7, 2017
Aging and Intimacy
Alzheimer’s disease affects some 5 million Americans, up to 5 percent have early-onset Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. These are people in their 40s and 50s. Part two of the "Aging and Intimacy" series explores the very real loss of intimacy between spouses when dementia strikes.
Apr. 7, 2017
Orpheum Theatre
Ask Me Another at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix.
Apr. 6, 2017
U.S. officials said that more than 50 Tomahawk missile strikes were carried out against a single Syrian air base from the USS Porter and Ross in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Apr. 6, 2017
The United States fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria on Thursday night in retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians, U.S. officials said.
Apr. 6, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Abel Gallardo playing baseball in Coronado Park.
Apr. 6, 2017
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The Arizona Board of Regents set tuition at the state’s three public universities Thursday for incoming students for the 2017-18 academic year. The cost of studying for new students at all three universities will go up.
Apr. 6, 2017
Certain restaurants and bars in Phoenix will have to pay more attention to parking. This week council members approved a new requirement.
Apr. 6, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
A judge has allowed former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lead defense attorney to remove himself from the case. Mel McDonald has been by Joe Arpaio’s side since the case was referred for criminal prosecution last year.
Apr. 6, 2017
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The "Falcon's Nest" was a controversial topic in the 1990s. Sukumar Pal's home in Prescott towers over the pines at 124 feet. To put that in perspective, Niagara Falls is just 43 feet taller. Now he’s selling the house. The real question is, how was it built in the first place?
Apr. 6, 2017
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And there’s another film festival taking place in the Valley this weekend — the seventh-annual Human Rights Film Festival starts tomorrow at Arizona State University.
Apr. 6, 2017
Phoenix Film Festival
The 17th Phoenix Film Festival gets underway Thursday night, with a screening of the movie "The Hero," starring Sam Elliott, Nick Offerman and Laura Prepon.
Apr. 6, 2017
The Greatest Story  Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?
Physicist Lawrence Krauss’ new book — while not directly attacking the Bible — chooses to claim its own title as "The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?"
Apr. 6, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
HB 2382 — aka the Free Speech in Medicine Act — was signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey last month. It’s intended to give drug companies the freedom to tell physicians and other medical professionals about so-called off-label uses for approved pharmaceuticals.
Apr. 6, 2017
The H1-B Visa program has generally been a popular one. But the Trump administration has announced greater scrutiny will be applied to the applications, in what it says will clarify whether the positions could be better filled by an American worker.
Apr. 6, 2017

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