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Phoenix Wants A Dutch Bros. To Move
Usually when a business has to close its doors, it’s because it’s not bringing in enough people. But one Dutch Bros. stand has the opposite problem.
Apr. 18, 2019
California Dispute Threatens Drought Contingency Plan
A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.
Apr. 18, 2019
Ethics Committee To Continue Review of Rep. Schweikert
The six-person panel of bipartisan representatives has been investigating Rep. David Schweikert since April 2018, on allegations that he misspent official funds, improperly funneled funds to his chief of staff and omitted information from his financial and campaign reports.
Apr. 18, 2019
2 Distracted Driving Bills Go To Vote In Arizona House
Later this hour, the Arizona House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a few bills that deal with texting while driving. One is a general ban on using hand-held cell phones, except when drivers are parked or at a stop light or railroad crossing. Another bill deals more broadly with distracted driving.
Apr. 18, 2019
How Can A College Student Be Both Privileged And Poor?
How can someone be both privileged and poor? That’s the question Harvard researcher Anthony Jack is hoping you’ll ask when you take a look at his work.
Apr. 18, 2019
LUCHA Protests, Calling For Criminal Justice Reform
LUCHA, which stands for Living United for Change in Arizona, says their organization has proposed sentencing reforms — and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has opposed them every step of the way.
Apr. 18, 2019
Tucson Makes Strides To Lower High School Dropout Rate
The city of Tucson has been highlighted in a new report by the Center for Promise — part of the America’s Promise Alliance. It's called "More Than a Village" and focuses on Tucson's efforts to reengage with students in their high school experiences and reduce the number of permanent dropouts.
Apr. 18, 2019
Mesa Mayor Weighs In On Influx Of Migrants
The influx of migrants to Arizona’s border cities is overwhelming the shelters and services that help them. Yuma’s mayor Doug Nicholls just declared an emergency in that city as a result. Now, Gov. Ducey is pledging state help for Yuma. So, how are other cities in Arizona preparing and dealing with this issue?
Apr. 18, 2019
Paramedic Wins $3.8M In Lawsuit Over Pumping Milk
Carrie Clark sued the city in 2014, saying Tucson Fire Department officials and human resources staffers denied her requests to transfer to fire stations that could accommodate her as she pumped, the Arizona Daily Star newspaper reported.
Apr. 18, 2019
California Is Experiencing An
A wet winter has alleviated drought conditions in California. Scientists say it’s the first time since 2011 that that’s been the case. But, the Golden State is facing another kind of drought — the lack of an earthquake with a magnitude of six or stronger, although there was a magnitude 2.9 temblor near Berkeley last week.
Apr. 18, 2019
Journalist: Chris Evans
President Donald Trump hasn’t been shy about invoking the phrase “enemy of the people” when it comes to reporters and journalists as part of his criticism of coverage that he doesn’t deem favorable.
Apr. 18, 2019
New Law Restricts Use Of Emergency Voting Centers
The Arizona law restricts the use of emergency voting centers. It comes in response to Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes’ creation of five emergency voting centers in the last election, which Republicans say didn’t do enough to vet voters’ emergencies.
Apr. 18, 2019
Barr Issues Policy Reversal For Asylum Seekers
U.S. Attorney General William Barr was busy on Thursday morning holding a press conference related to the release of a redacted version of the Mueller investigation. But, a few days before that, Barr issued an immigration-related policy reversal for asylum seekers.
Apr. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: Congressman Jamie Raskin — Immediate Thoughts On Redacted Mueller Report
After Attorney General William Barr released a brief summary of the entire Mueller investigation, lawmakers began pressuring the Justice Department to release the full report. Among them was Congressman Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland and a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Apr. 18, 2019
READ: Robert Mueller
A redacted version of Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election was released Thursday morning.
WATCH: Barr Press Conference
Apr. 18, 2019
The Takeaway: The Mueller Report — What We Know So Far
The Department of Justice released a redacted version of the Mueller report on Thursday morning. Max Kutner, a journalist covering the FBI, the Justice Department, and the Russia probes, joined The Takeaway with preliminary analysis.
Apr. 18, 2019
Electric Scooter Companies Fight To Keep Rolling In Mexico
Electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.
Apr. 18, 2019
Border Patrol: Cost Of Supplies For Migrants In Yuma Area Skyrockets
The U.S. Border Patrol said on Wednesday the Yuma sector was holding more than double the number of migrants than the area has room for, and the cost of supplies for migrants has jumped significantly.
Apr. 17, 2019
WATCH: Barr Press Conference Ahead Of Mueller Report Release
U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivered a press conference Thursday morning at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.
Apr. 17, 2019
City Of Phoenix To Accelerate Street Paving Projects
Thanks to funds from Proposition 104, also known as T-2050, and an advancement of $200 million from the City Council, the city of Phoenix will triple the number of streets that’ll be paved over the next five years.
Apr. 17, 2019

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