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Tiny Satellites Land Startup Company In Big Trouble
The Federal Communications Commission has fined a California satellite start-up $900,000 for illegally launching, operating and communicating with tiny space satellites. The incident shows how shrinking satellites could mean growing headaches for regulators.
Jan. 9, 2019
Shutdown Could Disrupt Arizona Drought Plan
The partial federal government shutdown is having its effect on Arizona’s painstaking work on an internal drought plan, although not enough to change a federal deadline set for the end of this month.
Jan. 8, 2019
Mexican Drivers Still Paying More For Gas
Mexico’s new president has promised to lower gas prices in cities bordering the United States as part of a plan to boost the economy in the border region. But so far prices are still higher south of the border.
Jan. 8, 2019
Mosquito Viruses May Be Prevented With Birth Control
Reports of the Zika virus, a disease spread by mosquitoes, have more than doubled in November 2018 in Sonora, Mexico, neighboring the Arizona border, but researchers at the University of Arizona just had a breakthrough that could potentially prevent the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases — using birth control.
Jan. 8, 2019
Shutdown Could Have Big Impact On Food Programs
About 100,000 Native Americans depend on food from the federal government. While the Department of Agriculture program has funding through the end of January, some worry about what’s to come.
Jan. 8, 2019
Commissioner Kennedy Promises To Deliver
A new member of the Arizona Corporation Commission says she wants to make Arizona the solar capital of the world. Commissioner Sandra Kennedy told a group of supporters at a swearing-in ceremony Monday she was there to deliver on promises.
Jan. 8, 2019
Settlement Funded School Buses Roll Out To Arizona Districts
The first round of awards was recently announced—142 new school buses will be rolling out to 55 Arizona school districts. The Kingman Unified School District will receive 10, the second highest award after the Washington Elementary School District which is getting 11 buses.
Jan. 8, 2019
The Van Buren Added To Register Of Historic Places
If you’ve been to the Van Buren it was probably to see your favorite band play. Now, after its recent renovation, it has been named to the National Register of Historic Places, though that distinction seemed pretty impossible for a long time.
Jan. 8, 2019
How Will New Arizona Abortion Law Affect Public Health Officials?
A controversial new state law took effect on Jan. 1. Now, every woman seeking an abortion will be asked for a specific reason why — and doctors will be required to report what they say.
Jan. 8, 2019
Veterans Choice Program May Not Better For Veterans
More veterans are seeing private doctors, as a result of the Veterans Choice program. Since 2014, nearly 2 million veterans have used the program. But new reporting from ProPublica and PolitiFact show the situation for those patients is not necessarily better with private care than with the VA.
Jan. 8, 2019
Pac-12 Turns To Public Relations Firm For Help
The Pac-12 Conference — which counts Arizona State and the University of Arizona among its member schools — has not been especially competitive lately in the two major revenue-generating sports: football and men’s basketball.
Jan. 8, 2019
Report Shows High Teacher Vacancies In Arizona Schools
For four years, the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association — or ASPAA — has produced a survey attempting to quantify the ongoing teacher shortage in our state. This year, like the last, the numbers show gaping vacancies within the 211 participating school districts and charter schools throughout Arizona.
Jan. 8, 2019
Whos Benefiting From Current Housing Market Growth?
The Census Bureau’s most recent annual report shows housing market indicators that seem much healthier — including updated amenities and record square footage per person. But how widespread are those benefits?
Jan. 8, 2019
AZ Chamber Of Commerce Pushing Drought Plan
Arizona lawmakers will be back at the Capitol on Monday to start their 2019 session, and in advance of that, The Show wanted to get a sense of what some of the big issues might be this year.
Jan. 8, 2019
Elected Officials Take  Office In Official Inauguration Ceremony
Arizona’s top statewide elected officials took their oaths of office Monday, as part of inauguration ceremonies.
Jan. 8, 2019
Gov. Ducey Addresses Water In Inaugural Speech
One of the items Gov. Ducey addressed during his inaugural speech Monday was water and how Arizonans need to come together to help ensure the state’s future.
Jan. 8, 2019
The Pulse: Body Politics
More men than ever are getting cosmetic surgery — we look at what they’re getting done, and why.
Jan. 8, 2019
WATCH: President Trumps Oval Office Address
President Donald Trump is addressing the nation about border security Tuesday night. The livestream is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Arizona time.
Jan. 8, 2019
Gosar Urging President Use Army Corps To Build Wall
Arizona congressional members at odds over President's proposal to have the Army Corps of Engineers build his wall.
Jan. 8, 2019
The Takeaway: Future Of Chinese Tariffs Uncertain
This week, an American delegation arrived in Beijing in efforts to iron out a trade deal before a March 1 deadline. If both sides don't find common ground by then, a 90-day freeze will expire, and tariffs on $200 billion of goods will automatically increase from 10 to 25 percent.
Jan. 8, 2019

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