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Vernon Parker Looks Back On Serving The Late President George H.W. Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush died Friday night at the age of 94. Former Paradise Valley mayor, Republican Vernon Parker, worked on Bush’s presidential campaign in 1988.
Dec. 1, 2018
Phoenix Parks And Rec Expands Silent Sunday Program
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is considering expanding its Silent Sunday program at South Mountain Park. The department will be launching a pilot program from December 2018 to March 2019.
Dec. 1, 2018
ADEQ: Bad Air Quality Hitting The Valley Early
A monitor in Phoenix hit an Air Quality Index of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Thanksgiving. This is the earliest occurrence since current record keeping began in 2010.
Dec. 1, 2018
AZ Pharmacist Sentenced After Diverting 200,000 Opioids
An Arizona pharmacist and pharmacy technician have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for diverting hundreds of thousands of opioids, using a Scottsdale pharmacy as a front.
Dec. 1, 2018
ADOT App Can Help You Avoid Traffic
ADOT Alerts App notifies you of traffic obstructions based on your location.
Dec. 1, 2018
Former President George H.W. Bush Dies
George H.W. Bush was the definition of establishment success: Yale graduate. Prosperous business career. Forty-first president of the United States. George Herbert Walker Bush died Friday at the age of 94.
Nov. 30, 2018
Grijalva Calls For Secretary Zinke
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva wrote an opinion piece in Friday’s USA Today, calling for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s resignation. Secretary Zinke issued a strong response over Twitter.
Nov. 30, 2018
Agent Killed By Man Who Threatened Law Enforcement
Federal officials are pursuing charges against a Tucson man accused of killing a federal agent Thursday night who for more than a year threatened and harassed Tucson police officers.
Nov. 30, 2018
Nearly 2 Million Acres Burned In 2018 California Wildfires
The 2018 California wildfire season emitted as much carbon dioxide as is created by the generation of an entire year’s worth of electricity, according the the U.S. Geological Survey.
Nov. 30, 2018
Prescott Expecting First Winter Storm
The City of Prescott is expecting its first winter storm Saturday night. About 1-4 inches of snow are expected to fall. John Heiney is the community outreach manager for the city of Prescott.
Nov. 30, 2018
MCC Students
Mesa Community College students might have a hand in the designs of future Mars rovers. Two MCC students were part of a team that placed first in a Mars rover prototype competition at the National Community College Aerospace Scholars project earlier in 2018.
Nov. 30, 2018
Phoenix Publishes Officer Involved Shooting Dashboard
The City of Phoenix is now publishing officer involved shooting data on an online dashboard.
Nov. 30, 2018
Rep. Stringer Resigns From Committee Following
Republican State Rep. David Stringer drew fire for statements he recently made after a lecture by an Arizona State University political history professor. In audio obtained by Phoenix New Times, Stringer can be heard telling students that African immigrants to the U.S., “don’t blend in.”
Nov. 30, 2018
Robrt Pela: Review Of
"Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End" isn't so much a play as a collection of zippy one-liners lifted directly from the writing of the popular newspaper columnist and best-selling humorist, who died in 1996.
Nov. 30, 2018
Accreditor Responds To MCCCD Faculty Complaints, Rebukes Administration
The original complaint sent by the faculty association cited several decisions made by district leadership that the group believes are improper.
Nov. 30, 2018
Snow Coats Flagstaff, Closing Schools, Opening Slopes
People living in or near Flagstaff woke up to a winter wonderland this morning, more than six inches of fresh snow glittered on the ground as the sun rose.
Nov. 30, 2018
Peter Sagal Shares Life, Challenges In New Memoirs
Peter Sagal has been NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me host through most of its run. But Sagal’s new memoir, "The Incomplete Book of Running," reveals things about him that most of us didn’t know.
Nov. 30, 2018
You Racist, Sexist Bigot — A Documentary To Raise Consciousness
Two years ago, Pita Juarez and Matty Steinkamp began making a film documenting what it’s like to be a minority in our country right now. They found people in Phoenix whose stories often go untold and they called it “You Racist, Sexist Bigot.”
Nov. 30, 2018
Arizona, Mexico Officials Meeting In Sonora
Arizona government and business leaders are joining their counterparts south of the border for the annual meeting of the Arizona-Mexico Commission this week in Sonora, Mexico.
Nov. 30, 2018
KJZZ
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week.
Nov. 30, 2018

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