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Diane Brossar
Diane Brossart has been with the group Arizona Forward for more than 30 years, and she’s been its president and CEO for 26 of those years. But at the end of this year, she’ll be stepping down from that position.
Jul. 17, 2017
Phil Boas
We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on whether elected officials try to do too much and if communities would be better off if they were less ambitious. We talked about it with Phil Boas, director of The Republic’s Editorial Department.
Jul. 17, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
There’s a lot to keep our eyes on this coming week on the international front. So, let’s do our regular Monday check-in with the BBC. Rich Preston is our correspondent today.
Jul. 17, 2017
You’ve heard about — and possibly even experienced — how divided a country we are, especially when it comes to political views and news media choices. But why do so many of us seem inflexible and not particularly willing to modify our perspectives, sometimes even in the face of cold, hard facts?
Jul. 17, 2017
Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality
We recently featured a segment about the status of black women in the U.S. and the challenges they face. Now, a new report by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality focuses on black girls. Like their older counterparts, these young women are subject to a number of stereotypes
Jul. 17, 2017
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We're paying millions for plush mattresses and gee whiz gadgets — but a little "sleep hygiene" might save us lots of money.
Jul. 17, 2017
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Deregulation has been a main focus of the Trump Administration, but many of the individuals assigned to roll back regulations are appointees with potential conflicts of interest.
Jul. 17, 2017
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Eight states have now legalized recreational marijuana use. As some start to roll out sales of the drug, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has threatened to enforce the federal ban.
Jul. 17, 2017
The National Weather Service says lingering moisture from Sunday's monsoon storms could lead to an extension of the flash flood watch in effect for the Valley.
Jul. 17, 2017
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Water flowed through all five floors, covering approximately 60 percent of the building, after a flexible roof designed to protect against storm damage broke a sprinkler pipe during a storm on Saturday.
Jul. 17, 2017
doctor
Fewer people are dying from cancer, according to a July report from the Centers for Disease Control, but not all populations are improving equally.
Jul. 17, 2017
Mutual fund company, Vanguard Group, is making changes to its executive team to address complaints by shareholders about the company’s management. The vote is scheduled for fall at a meeting in Scottsdale.
Jul. 17, 2017
payson stream
Authorities have identified the five children and four adults who died when the flood struck a popular swimming hole near Payson.
Jul. 17, 2017
Third Street
Changes are coming to some popular streets in Phoenix and some commuters will see fewer lanes.
Jul. 17, 2017
The Pioneer Cemetery is the final resting place for 400 explorers, scientists and Native Americans who made the Grand Canyon what it is today. And after almost a century, it’s at capacity. No more new plots. Some people aren’t too happy about that.
Jul. 17, 2017
The $1.9 billion Rosemont Mine project southeast of Tucson has been facing questions of whether it will damage two Arizona streams. Now, Canadian company Hudbay Minerals is asking the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for more, including a full review of required water standards in the state.
Jul. 16, 2017
flooding near Payson
Nine people died and a 13-year-old boy was missing Sunday after their group of family and friends was swept away while cooling off in a creek that suddenly turned treacherous when a rainstorm upstream unleashed floodwaters.
Jul. 16, 2017
Derby Roosevelt Row
Developers with eyes on downtown Phoenix have another year to convince city leaders to help them out. Since 2012, Phoenix has used a process for downtown development called RFP — it stands for requests for proposals. It allows a private property owner to pitch a project to the city and ask for financial help.
Jul. 15, 2017
Marijuana
As the Arizona medical marijuana industry expands, the focus is now back on the fee that the state’s users are being charged. The $150 annual fee was set after the state’s medical marijuana law passed in 2010 and put in place to cover the costs of administering the program.
Jul. 15, 2017
Border Patrol agents make an arrest
The U.S. Border Patrol revived a prosecution program in June that targets undocumented border crossers the first time they are caught.
Jul. 14, 2017

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