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Phoenix Home Sales 4 Times Higher Than National Number
On Friday, the Fed announced plans to cut interest rates as early as next month. Such efforts spur growth by encouraging new home sales, but Phoenix faces the opposite problem: too much growth and not enough homes for sale.
Aug. 26, 2019
Simulations Show Texas Schools Could See Larger Measles Outbreaks
Almost 10 years after health officials declared measles was eliminated in the U.S., falling vaccination rates pose a threat to herd immunity. Now, a new study suggests some Texas schools could soon face large measles outbreaks.
Aug. 26, 2019
Fake Service Dogs Becoming Issue For Real Service Dogs, Their Owners
You’ve probably heard of a comfort animal or emotional support pet, yet they are not covered under the Americans With Disabilities Act. Still, we see these pets everywhere and they’re not always properly trained. Some disability advocates are trying to come up with strategies to address this growing issue.
Aug. 26, 2019
Report: AZ Highway Fatalities, Congestion Among Worst
A new report examining conditions and cost-effectiveness of state highway systems ranked Arizona 29th overall.
Aug. 26, 2019
Joe Arpaio Running For Maricopa County Sheriff
Joe Arpaio is once again running for sheriff of Maricopa County. Arpaio announced the 2020 bid in a press release and on Twitter on Sunday afternoon.
Aug. 25, 2019
What It Takes To Build The Stage For The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are playing the second-to-last concert of their No Filter tour tonight at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. A lot goes into setting up the venue. It takes Rolling Stones’ production director Dale Skjerseth and his team of about 150 workers four days to assemble the stage, using 1,200 tons of steel from 20 trucks.
Aug. 25, 2019
Cindy McCain Calls For Civility One Year After Her Husbands Death
The first anniversary Sunday of U.S. Sen. John McCain’s death was marked by memories from politicians and his family alike.
Aug. 25, 2019
Effects Of Trade War On Arizona
The trade war between the U.S. and China continued to negatively affect the markets Friday as the DOW closed down over 600 points. One Arizona business expert weighs in.
Aug. 24, 2019
New Civic Complex To Be Heart Of Goodyear
The Goodyear City Council has approved plans to build a new city hall, library and green space for public events. The goal is to create a destination for work and play. Goodyear is one of the state’s fastest-growing cities with more than 84,000 people. And for the past 35 years, plans to build a new city hall never materialized, until now.
Aug. 24, 2019
Experts: Hackers Targeting Smaller Businesses That Have Lack Of Security, Awareness
Computer experts say hackers are targeting smaller businesses and organizations due to a lack of security or awareness. Steve Woods explains what these companies can do to help protect their systems.
Aug. 24, 2019
County Public Health Investigating Measles In Tempe
A competitor at the World Hip Hop Dance Competition at the Arizona Grand tested positive for measles and may have exposed others to the disease from Aug. 9-11.
Aug. 23, 2019
After Mexican Tomato Deal, Farm Bureau Wants Same For Other Crops
With the ink barely dry on the draft of a Mexican tomato import deal, some farmers are saying they’d like to see similar agreements for other crops. The American Farm Bureau praised the deal reached by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Mexican growers.
Aug. 23, 2019
Mexicos Economy Registers No Growth In Second Quarter
Mexico’s economic activity was flat in the second quarter of the year, as Arizona’s leading trading partner narrowly dodged a recession.
Aug. 23, 2019
Douglas-Agua Prieta Host Annual Concert Without Borders
Artists and performers from Arizona and Sonora, Mexico will put on a free concert Saturday on both sides of the border in Douglas, Arizona and Agua Prieta, Sonora. It’s called the Concert Without Borders.
Aug. 23, 2019
Phoenix Company Fined Over Lie Detector Tests
A Phoenix medical clinic must pay a federal fine after asking its employees to take polygraph tests. The U.S. Department of Labor said West Valley Ear, Nose and Throat requested five employees submit to polygraph exams after noticing ongoing cash shortages.
Aug. 23, 2019
Woman Injured In Arizona Prison Wins Battle With Bill Collectors After Sharing Her Story
While incarcerated in an Arizona prison, Ashley Wilkeyson injured her leg. Bills for the subsequent medical treatment were erroneously sent to Wilkeyson’s family and her own address during her incarceration and for more than a year after her release.
Aug. 23, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: On The Ground In Phoenix, Arizona
Tens of thousands of migrant families have passed through Phoenix this year on their way to destinations in other parts of the country. Area churches and nonprofits have offered these people aid, and just last month aid groups opened a 24/7 shelter. It's one stop on the migrant journey we've been covering over the past two weeks.
Special Series: Tracing The Migrant Journey
Aug. 23, 2019
Driest Monsoon Ever? Probably. 2019 On Track To Be Driest Ever
The 2019 monsoon season is on track to be the driest on record.
Aug. 23, 2019
DOJ Action Prompts AZ To Renew Pursuit Of Death Penalty Drugs
Arizona has not executed a death row inmate in five years, but recent actions from the U.S. Department of Justice have prompted a renewed pursuit of lethal injection drugs.
Brnovich Wants To Restock Lethal Injection Drugs, Resume Executions
Aug. 23, 2019
AZ DACA Students Will Now Pay Half As Much For Tuition
Undocumented high school graduates in Arizona will now pay about half as much as they once did to attend the state’s public universities.
Aug. 23, 2019

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