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Writer Tackles Problems, Challenges With Wars In Afghanistan, Pakistan
The United States has been fighting in Afghanistan for more than 16 years and in Iraq for nearly that long. We know about some of the obvious problems and challenges that have come with those efforts — the loss of lives on all sides, political conflict and financial costs. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Steve Coll tackles those issues in his new book "Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan."
Mar. 9, 2018
 Reporter Breaks Down NRA Funds That Go To Schools
Since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, there has been talk of who is receiving money from the NRA, which politicians have gotten donations, which businesses offer incentives NRA members. But NRA funds also go to schools, to the tune of more than $7 million in recent years.
Mar. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump
The president's new steel and aluminum tariffs may only be a precursor to a bigger action against China.
Mar. 9, 2018
Phoenix, SRP Strike Deal On Water Pumping
Phoenix and the Salt River Project announced Thursday that the city has reserved a portion of SRP’s well pumping capacity in case of a shortage on the Colorado River. The reservation will allow Phoenix to access the water it has stored underground.
Mar. 8, 2018
The Quick Brown Fox Might Have Rabies
State agencies are raising awareness of the dangers of rabies after an the virus was detected in more animals in Arizona last year. Rabies has been found in foxes in the east-central regions of the state including parts of Maricopa and Pinal counties.
Mar. 8, 2018
Chandler Eyes Federal Funds For Downtown Development
The city is looking to position its original core as an “Opportunity Zone” as defined by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
Mar. 8, 2018
Group Offers Free Brake Light Repairs To Reduce Police Stops
A local activist group is looking to help drivers avoid getting pulled over for minor infractions.
Mar. 8, 2018
Northern Arizona Leaders To Discuss Hopi Land Swap
City and county officials will meet in Flagstaff on Monday to discuss whether thousands of acres of national forest land will transfer to the state. The land swap would settle a long-standing federal commitment to the Hopi.
Mar. 8, 2018
16-Year-Old Pianist Emily Bear On Expanding Repertoire, Being Labeled A Prodigy
Pianist Emily Bear has done a lot so far in her career: she’s played Carnegie Hall and the White House, put out albums and gotten into composing. And she’s only 16 years old. She recently stopped by our studios for a chat with The Show's Mark Brodie.
Mar. 8, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Hiking In The Full Moon Light
Listen to the sounds of Lynn Baskfield and Bill Gorman on a full moon hike in Cave Creek.
Mar. 8, 2018
From Missiles To Tea Rooms: Remembering Park Central Mall
You know when your relatives pull out the old photo albums? Well, if Park Central Mall were a person, it would be going through that same thing right now. When the current owners of the property peered into the mall’s basement, they found a bunch of photo albums and other items.
Mar. 8, 2018
What
If you’ve ever bought a house, you know how complicated the process can be, and some new companies are noticing. Sites like Opendoor and Offerpad are coming into the residential real estate market with the goal of making this whole process easier. But, are buyers and sellers losing something in return?
Mar. 8, 2018
Ex-Border Patrol Agent
As part of efforts to increase border security, the Trump administration has proposed hiring 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents.
Mar. 8, 2018
Planning Session To Discuss Future Of Fairgrounds
Starting Thursday night, three agencies will host a planning session, called a charrette, to think about the future of the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix.
Mar. 8, 2018
Fortoul Brothers On Their Work, Desert Love
The Fortoul Brothers are artists — and brothers — who have been building a body of work that is becoming increasingly recognizable in and out of the art world.
Mar. 8, 2018
 Phoenix May Consider Changing Way Its Elections Are Held
Last night, the city of Phoenix inched toward the possibility of considering the way its elections are held.
Mar. 8, 2018
Arizona Chamber CEO: Tariffs Would Be
President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has some people concerned about retaliation from other countries and the effect on the U.S. economy.
Mar. 8, 2018
Chandler-Based Orbital ATK Division To Build New Heavy Rocket
Last month, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket made headlines as the first privately built heavy lift rocket to enter space. Now, Orbital ATK’s Chandler-based Launch Vehicle Division plans to join them.
Mar. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Long-Awaited Tributes To The Women Who Never Got Them
How do we as a society honor the lives of remarkable women throughout history? That’s a question on our minds here at The Takeaway on this International Women’s Day.
Mar. 8, 2018
Arizona Flirts With Tourists From Central Mexico
Foreign visitors to the United States are on the decline after six straight years of growth. And that includes a drop in Mexican travelers, Arizona’s biggest source of international visitors.
Mar. 8, 2018

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