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Police records say officials at an Arizona high school knew about allegations that members of the football team were being abused by older teammates but failed to alert authorities.
Dec. 4, 2017
Coconino County Sheriff
The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is on track to have a record number of search and rescue operations in northern Arizona this year.
Dec. 4, 2017
A study of U.S. veterinarians found they’re almost twice as likely as the general population to experience psychological distress like depression and mental illnesses. It suggests one in 6 might have contemplated suicide since graduating.
Dec. 4, 2017
Tax increases must be enacted to pay for quality public education according to a public policy advocacy group, Children's Action Alliance.
Dec. 4, 2017
The Republican mayor for Arizona’s third-largest city wants state lawmakers to pass a nondiscrimination law.
Dec. 4, 2017
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke is optimistic Congress can find a solution to "fire borrowing." That's a practice where the Forest Service uses funds earmarked for other things to pay for the escalating costs of wildfire suppression. The cost of fighting wildfires has grown in recent years.
Dec. 4, 2017
The number of DUI arrests in Arizona has dropped steadily over the last five years. And authorities believe car services like Uber and Lyft have played a big part.
Dec. 4, 2017
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A long running effort to develop an ethics policy at Arizona’s public utilities commission is moving forward.
Dec. 3, 2017
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Researchers from the University of Arizona are helping make the internet more accessible in Harlem.
Dec. 3, 2017
Dec. 15 is the deadline for China to file restrictions on what imports it will allow of waste materials from the United States. The Asian nation is the world’s largest importer of waste products and over 50 percent of U.S. trash and recyclables are exported to China now.
Dec. 3, 2017
The rate of signups for health insurance on Arizona’s Affordable Care Act marketplace is up from last year.
Dec. 2, 2017
It’s now official. November was the warmest on record ever in Phoenix — and by a long shot. The National Weather Service reports the average maximum temperature at 82.9 degrees, almost 7.5 above normal. The average minimum was 59 and a half, and that is close to 7 above where we should be for the month.
Dec. 2, 2017
Foes of universal school vouchers told Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Margaret Mahoney on Friday afternoon that she cannot consider a challenge brought by those who want to keep voters from getting the last word on the plan.
Dec. 1, 2017
Hopi Tribe
The chairman of the Hopi Tribe and Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a compact allowing the Arizona tribe to operate gaming machines. After signing the agreement, the tribe now has the opportunity to operate or lease up to 900 gaming machines, such as slot machines.
Dec. 1, 2017
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says we could have more days like today, where the air quality is so bad the agency had to declare a high pollution advisory.
Dec. 1, 2017
The Trump administration has still not named an Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency in Arizona. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue said he hopes to name the person soon.
Dec. 1, 2017
In recent years more faith-themed movies have been showing up at the box office. Ben Sampson is a lecturer at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. The Show’s Marcus Charleston asked him why we’re seeing more of these movies.
Dec. 1, 2017
Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey met with his Sonora counterpart Friday at an annual Arizona Mexico commission summit in Mexico. The governors signed two major agreements in education and in transportation.
Dec. 1, 2017
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Prescott advertises itself as Arizona’s Christmas City. Every year, the Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting event is a big draw. But recent tragedies like the Las Vegas shooting and New York truck attack are causing even small-town gatherings to amp up security.
Dec. 1, 2017
Gray wolf
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf. It sets guidelines for de-listing the wolf from the Endangered Species Act, and where the recovery should happen. The issue has been a controversial one over the years, and we hear from two people who’ve been involved in it.
Dec. 1, 2017

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