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Mark Krikorian
Arizona’s immigrant population — both legal and illegal — grew by about 10 percent between 2010 and 2016, according to a new analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies.
Oct. 18, 2017
The City Council of El Mirage has voted to fire City Manager Spencer Isom by a vote of 4 to 2.
Oct. 18, 2017
An annual survey estimated that the endangered species dropped from 252 squirrels to about 35 over the past year.
Oct. 18, 2017
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The Phoenix Suns tip off their 50th season Wednesday night with a home game against the Portland Trailblazers. Following a lengthy run as one of the most successful organizations in the NBA, the past seven seasons haven’t been kind to the team — which is in the midst of a postseason drought. We talked about it with Scott Bordow, who covers the team for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Oct. 18, 2017
Young children
Like that old song says, the children are our future. But a new report suggests the country’s future economy depends on taking care of today’s kids and helping them become productive members of society.
Oct. 18, 2017
Leah Sherman
In 2014, Dr. Leah Sherman got a call while she was at work that changed her life. The results of her biopsy were back, and she had breast cancer. She has worked with cancer patients since 2009. Today, she’s been cancer free for 3 years.
Oct. 18, 2017
Terry Virts
Most of us will never actually be in space — let alone spend seven months on the International Space Station. And our only opportunity to experience the visual components is through photographs. NASA Astronaut Terry Virts has not only done two stints on the space station. He’s also an accomplished photographer.
Oct. 18, 2017
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Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed another member to the Arizona Corporation Commission: former state lawmaker Justin Olson of Mesa. Also, a current commissioner has suffered a legal setback with the state Supreme Court. Joining us to talk about the latest goings-on with Arizona’s utility regulators is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Oct. 18, 2017
Waymo
Research shows a lot of people are uncomfortable with the idea of self-driving cars. One company doing testing on autonomous vehicles here in the Valley is trying to change that. Waymo has launched a campaign called “Let’s Talk Self-Driving” here, which describes the benefits of taking our hands off the wheel.
Oct. 18, 2017
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China kicked off its 19th National Congress earlier today. It could include significant turnover on the nation’s Central Committee, with the number of new members reaching as high as 70 percent. The Congress is also seen as another opportunity for Chinese President Xi Jinping to strengthen his already broad powers.
Oct. 18, 2017
It appears that talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement will continue into next year. But today we’re going to look at two other groups of people affected by the trade deal: indigenous people in Mexico and Canada.
Oct. 18, 2017
Jeff Flake
We’re still nearly a year from the GOP Senate primary. But as you just heard, Steve Bannon has decided that Sen. Jeff Flake is one of his prime targets in 2018. To talk about what that could mean for the futures of Flake and challenger Kelli Ward, I turn to Richard Herrera, associate director in the School of Politics and Global Studies at ASU.
Oct. 18, 2017
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It seems that people today carry with them the constant mantra "I'm so busy." It can be tough to juggle work, kids and life in general, but a lot of that feeling of being overwhelmed may be our own fault.
Oct. 18, 2017
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NFL owners are meeting in New York this week to discuss a myriad of issues. Yesterday, news broke that the owners will not ask players to stop kneeling during the national anthem.
Oct. 18, 2017
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Many residents in Puerto Rico are still without power and water after Hurricane Maria, and are devising creative solutions to keep themselves and their neighbors alive.
Oct. 18, 2017
APS
The Arizona Supreme Court voted not to overturn Arizona Public Service's latest utility rate increase, but the fight is not over yet.
Oct. 18, 2017
Chapter Two
There's a new, re-imagined play directed by the writer's ex-wife. Robrt Pela has a review.
Oct. 18, 2017
Arizona DOT
Arizona's top transportation official said there's no need to rename the "Jefferson Davis Highway'' in Arizona because, as far as his agency is concerned, it no longer exists.
Oct. 18, 2017
Authorities in Mexico have arrested the last man wanted for the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona.
Oct. 18, 2017
Kelli Ward
The race to knock U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake off the Republican ticket has begun with former state lawmaker Kelli Ward launching her campaign on Tuesday night.
Oct. 18, 2017

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