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Officials are fielding hundreds of questions from local businesses on who is exempt (almost no one) and what it means for their employees.
Jan. 6, 2017
EPA mine
In the summer of 2015, a massive spill from an abandoned mine contaminated rivers in three Western states.
Jan. 6, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
President Obama decided Friday not to grant monument status to a large parcel of land adjacent to Grand Canyon National Park, a move that would have made permanent the administration’s temporary ban on uranium mining.
Jan. 6, 2017
Phoenix Herpetological Society
Arizona law generally prohibits taking, possessing, buying or selling wildlife, except in certain circumstances. But, that doesn’t stop poachers from capturing and selling reptiles and other exotic animals.
Jan. 6, 2017
Sky Harbor
TSA has put up notices informing travelers about the need to comply with the REAL ID Act by 2018. But in Arizona, driver’s licenses and IDs are supposed to be valid until 2020. To help figure it out, we spoke with Charlie Leocha. He’s chairman and founder of Travelers United.
Jan. 6, 2017
Kimber Lanning
We spoke with Kimber Lanning, founder and executive director of Local First Arizona, an organization that supports and promotes local businesses.
Jan. 6, 2017
voters lined up
The Voters Rights Summit at ASU West on Saturday, Jan. 7 will bring in voters, advocates and elected officials to brainstorm ways in which things could change.
Jan. 6, 2017
Painting
Music therapy is considered to be a method of dealing with Alzheimer’s, without truly treating or curing it. And there’s more work being done in the area of art therapy.
Jan. 6, 2017
apartment building
If you’ve driven through just about any city center in the Valley lately, you’ve probably heard the construction buzzing. So, how did Arizona’s real estate markets fare overall in 2016?
Jan. 6, 2017
The annual National Council of Legislators from Gaming States conference started in Scottsdale today. We talked about current gaming issues with Joseph Weinert, executive vice president of Spectrum Gaming Group, the organizer behind the conference.
Jan. 6, 2017
A new Phoenix-based think tank officially launched Thursday. The Arizona Center for Economic Progress is a project of Children’s Action Alliance.
Jan. 6, 2017
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, to open their 2017 legislative session. And, one of the issues they may take up, as they did last year, is election law.
Jan. 6, 2017
Some Sedona residents are fighting to protect the land surrounding the town where they live. They submitted a proposal to designate the area a national monument.
Jan. 6, 2017
Fossil Creek
The U.S. Forest Service has invited the public to comment on a proposed plan to manage visitor access to Fossil Creek. It’s meant to protect the unique ecology of the popular swimming spot.
Jan. 6, 2017
Tracking customer movements and using more technology will be the focus for some retailers in the New Year. During a November conference in Scottsdale, industry experts talked about the physical "store of the future" which sounds more like a playground for brands and products.
Jan. 6, 2017
city of goodyear logo
City council voted to increase the price by $2 for every ticket, besides lawn tickets, and add $1 for game day tickets.
Jan. 6, 2017
Santa Cruz River
Don’t get out your rod and reel at this news, but there are fish in the Santa Cruz River! Yes, that mostly dry channel that cuts across central Tucson south to north.
Jan. 6, 2017
An Arizona lawmaker said he wants to expand hate crime laws to include political beliefs and opinions after seeing a video of a man being beaten for his support of President-elect Donald Trump.
Jan. 6, 2017
elderly couple
Earlier this week, the moving company, United Van Lines, released its 40th Annual National Movers Study. The study tracks customer migration patterns. And one particular population stands out.
Jan. 6, 2017
soil
A plan is underway to remove soil that was contaminated with lead at the former site of the Prescott Sportsmen’s Club Shooting Range.
Jan. 6, 2017

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