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Arizona Elections 2018: Ken Bennett - Governor
Ken Bennett has served as president of the state Senate and as Arizona secretary of state. Now, he’s challenging Gov. Doug Ducey in the GOP primary. Bennett also ran for governor four years ago, coming in third in that Republican primary.
Jul. 17, 2018
Concerns Over Juror In Former Corporation Commissioner
The trial involving a former Arizona Corporation Commission commissioner, a prominent landowner and utility owner — and alleged bribery — was already pretty interesting.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: 12 Russians Indicted In The Russia Probe
There are 12 different Russian intelligence officials who were indicted for targeting the DCCC, DNC and the Hillary Clinton Campaign. These indictments are a part of the long term investigation into Russian Collusion in the 2016 U.S. election.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Pulse: Same Genes, Different Tastes
Comparing identical and fraternal twins gives scientists clues as to which tastes are determined mostly by genetics, and which ones are shaped by environment.
Jul. 17, 2018
Future Of Tempe Arts Sales Tax Up To Voters
“What we want to do is make sure there’s a wide ... diversity of programming that is is there for everybody,” said Woody Wilson, who supports the tax .“Your idea of art and my idea of art may be completely different.”
Jul. 17, 2018
Candidate Who Shot, Killed Mother Says We Need More
In Tucson, an audience listened as candidates running to become state lawmakers talked about their views on guns. The forum was held by the group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America. Everything was going pretty smoothly, then Bobby Wilson stood up.
Jul. 17, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Kylie Digges
When Kylie Digges was around 30, she became obsessed with the "Twilight" series. And after watching them over and over, Kylie realized that the Twilight movies weren't as fulfilling as she first believed.
Jul. 17, 2018
ADOT Changes Tribal Contracts To Improve Efficiency
For decades, a single line in ADOT contracts stalled or ended projects between the transportation department and Arizona tribes. Now, the transportation department is changing their contracts.
Jul. 17, 2018
An Ode To The Modern Toilet, A Water Conservation Champ
Since the 1990s, a strange phenomenon has played out in arid Western urban areas. Populations are booming while overall water use is staying the same or going down. The trend is clear in Denver, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, San Diego and Phoenix — cities are growing and using less water in the process.
More Sustainabilty News
Jul. 17, 2018
Judge: 2 Measures Can Go Together On Ballot
Arizonans will get a chance to vote in November on whether they want to alter the powers of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
Jul. 16, 2018
Sonoran Solar Array Gets $224 Million In Financing
Two companies building one of the largest solar arrays in Latin America in Sonora recently secured financing for the project. In February, the Spanish firm Acciona and Mexican firm Tuto Energy began construction of the facility near Puerto Libertad, Sonora.
Jul. 16, 2018
Border Marijuana Smugglers Face More Penalties
People caught smuggling marijuana into southern Arizona from Mexico will now also face penalties for crossing the border illegally.
Jul. 16, 2018
Phoenix Scores 2024 Final Four
After recently scoring Super Bowl 57 in 2023, Phoenix and Glendale are getting another major sports championship in 2024. University of Phoenix Stadium has landed the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four and National Championship.
Jul. 16, 2018
Tolleson Food Distributor Recalls Salads With Peanuts
Papa John’s Salads & Produce of Tolleson has announced a recall of their superfood salads, which contain peanuts not listed on the labels and were distributed and sold in deli service sections in Arizona and other western states.
Jul. 16, 2018
Scottsdale Airport Sets International Record
For the first time at Scottsdale Airport, U.S. Customs and Border Protection processed 1,000 international aircraft in a federal fiscal year.
Jul. 16, 2018
Feds Aid Arizona Game And Fish In Fight Against Invasive Mussels
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has allocated $4 million to western states to combat the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels.
Jul. 16, 2018
Boas: Invest In Ed Initiative Is
The Ed ballot initiative, which would raise income taxes on higher income Arizonans, is expected to have enough valid signatures to be on November’s ballot. Battle lines are already being drawn.
Jul. 16, 2018
McCain, Flake React To Trump
Arizona's Republican senators had harsh words for President Trump following his meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Jul. 16, 2018
Madison Avenue was once a place that many Americans were familiar with because it was synonymous with the major ad agencies that dramatically influenced the culture. And the critically-acclaimed AMC program "Mad Men" helped revive that era for younger generations.
Jul. 16, 2018
Possible Book Of Common Prayer Changes Stir Controversy
Every 3 years, Episcopalians from across the country gather for two weeks to discuss proposals and committee recommendations at the Episcopal General Convention. This year, a debate over one of the church’s main texts, the Book of Common Prayer, took center stage.
Jul. 16, 2018

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