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air conditioning repair
Listen to the sounds of Stephen Gamst maintaining an air conditioner on the roof of a Phoenix home for Goettl Air Conditioning.
Jul. 13, 2017
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Saudi Arabia this week. And on his agenda is helping resolve a recent dispute. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain all cut ties with Qatar last month. And they have 13 demands, including that Qatar scale back its relations with Iran and to close down Al Jazeera.
Jul. 13, 2017
desks in a classroom
Bullying — whether in-person on online — hurts young people on many levels, including physically and emotionally. It also causes problems for their ability to focus and learn in school. And a new report indicates financial challenges can ultimately come about because of bullying.
Jul. 13, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is in Providence, Rhode Island — today is the first day of the National Governors’ Association summer meeting.
Jul. 13, 2017
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A new report alleges that Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises have been used to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel Donald Trump into the White House.
Jul. 13, 2017
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Hosts Dr. Amanda Bauer and Dr. Alan Duffy are talking about the mysteries of Dark Matter and what makes up our universe on Cosmic Vertigo.
Jul. 13, 2017
Winged Victory
Challengers seeking to block new voter Initiative law warn hurdles are costly and unconstitutional.
Jul. 13, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
As keynote speaker during National Governors' Association meeting, Ducey will highlight economic benefits of border trade with Mexico .
Jul. 13, 2017
Rick Perry
Mexico and the U.S. have a tight energy relationship. Most of Mexico’s natural gas comes from the U.S., and American states like California and Texas rely on Mexican power. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit Mexico City today. He will meet with his Mexican counterpart, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, as well as with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Jul. 13, 2017
In the first two years, 142 students have taken advantage of the program at the cost of $550,000. A state audit found the while the program is helping students attend college, more data is needed to show if students are successful.
Jul. 13, 2017
Arizona has hundreds of thousands of cattle and dairy cows, and only a handful of veterinarians to tend to the herds. With vet students coming out of school saddled with huge student loan debt, most go into lucrative family pet practices.
Jul. 12, 2017
Immigration advocates filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday alleging that the Trump administration is violating the law by turning away people seeking asylum at the U.S-Mexico border.
Jul. 12, 2017
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There’s been a major development in Arizona’s medical cannabis industry. A top dispensary operator and a wholesaler are merging with the goal of becoming the state’s largest medical marijuana operator.
Jul. 12, 2017
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Amid a nationwide investigation into opioid abuse, federal investigators are continuing to crack down on one of the nation’s largest opioid distributors. Two more former employees of Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court.
Jul. 12, 2017
Antarctica
An iceberg nearly the size of Delaware that weighs 1 trillion tons broke off an ice shelf in Antarctica over the past few days, scientists in Britain said.
Jul. 12, 2017
Hari Kandabolu
Political comedy — or comedy based on current events — is becoming more common and popular. But that doesn’t mean everyone finds it funny or comfortable, especially when it’s part of a night out watching a stand-up.
Jul. 12, 2017
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The country's largest Latino advocacy group now has a new name. The National Council of La Raza was founded in Phoenix almost 50 years ago. But as of this week, the now-Washington, D.C.-based organization will be known as UnidosUS.
Jul. 12, 2017
Maybe you’ve heard the phrase — or maybe you’ve used it, most likely derisively — to describe a house: a McMansion. And, there’s some evidence that since the Great Recession, people are starting to build these kinds of homes again.
Jul. 12, 2017
Scottsdale officials ceremonially broke ground about an hour ago, on a redevelopment project at the city’s airport.
Jul. 12, 2017
pencils
AzMERIT is Arizona’s standardized statewide assessment for students, and the majority of students underperform on these exams. According to The Arizona Republic, unofficial statewide results show that despite this, there is continual, gradual improvement since the test first started being used in 2015.
Jul. 12, 2017

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