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APS Chief Exec Apologizes To Customers During Hearing
APS chief executive Jeff Guldner has apologized to the thousands of customers who used an online billing tool that overcharged them. Guldner told the Arizona Corporation Commission that APS has a responsibility to do better.
Dec. 11, 2019
Aging Boomers Could Mean Housing Boom In Arizona
More than one in three U.S. homes is owned by someone at least 60 years old, according to real estate database Zillow. As baby boomers get older and downsize — or die — more than 20 million homes will hit the market.
Dec. 11, 2019
WATCH: Committee Votes On Impeachment Articles
The House Judiciary Committee has passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Representatives voted along party lines.
What's Next In The Impeachment Process?
Dec. 11, 2019
Arizona MVD Changes To Affect How Drivers Get License Plates, Documents
Starting in January, drivers will no longer be able to get their license plates, registration tabs or vehicle titles at an MVD office or third-party location. Instead, these items will be attainable only through the mail.
Dec. 11, 2019
What Does A Smart Scottsdale Look Like? City Wants Your Input
Scottsdale tonight wants to hear from residents about the city’s efforts to become a "smart city." The city is creating a roadmap for combining infrastructure and technology for more data-driven insights.
Dec. 11, 2019
Maricopa County Officials Approve 2020 Election Plans
Maricopa County election officials and supervisors vowed to avoid a repeat of the 2016 election season, when long lines at polling sites drew a backlash from voters.
Dec. 11, 2019
$8.7M Grant Aims To Get More AZ Kids Enrolled In College
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this week announced an $8.7 million grant to get more Arizona kids into college. The money will allow schools in the Phoenix, Mesa, and Tolleson school districts to work with Access ASU and the Be A Leader Foundation on college enrollment programs.
Dec. 11, 2019
Grand Canyon University Levels Up Its Esports Program
Grand Canyon University in Phoenix is one of 141 colleges across the country that has its own esports program. They’ve built their own high-tech esports lab and are even offering scholarships for esports athletes.
Dec. 11, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Appear Split In Death Sentence Case
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided Wednesday over whether an Arizona death row inmate should get a new sentencing trial nearly 30 years after being convicted of killing two people in home burglaries. The outcome of inmate James Erin McKinney's appeal could affect as many as 15 of Arizona's 104 death row inmates.
Dec. 11, 2019
Not All AZ Schools Winners In Quest For Resource Officer Funding
About 400 Arizona public schools were recently selected to receive state grants for counselors, social workers and school police officers. More than 400 other schools were not successful, including one elementary school near a deadly area in the city. The Arizona Republic's Lily Altavena has been reporting on the grant winners and losers.
Dec. 11, 2019
Why Buying A Frank Lloyd Wright House Isnt For Everyone
The last home Frank Lloyd Wright ever designed recently sold for $1.6 million. The 3,100-square-foot Norman Lykes Home, located on the edge of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, was originally listed for sale for twice as much. So, why can it be so difficult to sell architecturally significant homes like this?
How Growth Is Changing Phoenix Neighborhoods
Dec. 11, 2019
Many Migrants Waiting In Mexico Become Victims Of Violent Crime
More than 630 migrants seeking asylum in the United States have been the victims of violent crimes in Mexico after immigration officials sent them there under the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols.
Dec. 11, 2019
Rep. Greg Stanton Talks Impeachment, USMCA Deal
U.S. House Democrats announced their support for a revised version of President Donald Trump’s USMCA trade deal on Tuesday. Congressman Greg Stanton talked about why he has pushed so hard for the USMCA trade deal since his time as mayor of Phoenix.
Dec. 11, 2019
Ongoing, Long-Term Threat: Election Systems Still At Risk
We are two months away from the first votes being cast in the Democratic presidential primary. And, some election experts say we are still not prepared to handle potential cyberattacks on the country’s election system.
Dec. 11, 2019
University Of Phoenix To Pay $191M As Part Of Settlement
The University of Phoenix will pay $191 million as part of a settlement with the FTC — and just over $140 million of that will be used to cancel student debt. The Republic’s Rachel Leingang talks about the settlement, the advertisements in question and what they contained that the FTC said was deceptive.
Dec. 11, 2019
APS Boss Goes Before Corporation Commission For The First Time
The new CEO of Arizona Public Service's parent company is set to testify Wednesday in front of the Arizona Corporation Commission. It will be the first time Jeff Guldner has done so in his new job. Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts has five suggestions for ways commissioners can stand up to APS.
Dec. 11, 2019
The Takeaway: Russia Banned From International Sports Competitions For Four Years
On Monday, the World Anti-Doping Agency barred Russia from competing in the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, among other major sporting events.
Dec. 11, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: OK, Boomer
When Millennials use a phrase like "OK, Boomer" to dismiss what older people say or do it is deleterious on everyone. Why is that? As Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss, categorization is a double-edged sword.
Dec. 11, 2019
WATCH: Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before Senate Judiciary
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is answering lawmakers' questions about his report on the Russia investigation, which was released on Monday. Watch the hearing live. Watch the hearing live.
Dec. 11, 2019
USMCA Could Be Good News For Arizona
The CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the new international trade deal will impact prices Arizonans pay for everything from avocados to semiconductors.
Dec. 11, 2019

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