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A new phone app developed by a Scottsdale-based company is designed to change the way people send money to each other. Over 30 U.S. banks have signed on since its launch in mid-June.
Jun. 29, 2017
Grand Canyon Skywalk
As the summer kicks into high gear, a lot of us are finalizing travel plans for the season. And these days more and more travelers are heading to destinations on Native American land. Tourism in Indian Country is an $8.6 billion industry.
Jun. 29, 2017
Some Arizona physicians are joining the chorus condemning the U.S. Senate’s version of health-care reform. About a dozen doctors joined Democratic state Rep. Randall Friese at the Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to speak out against the bill, now shelved in D.C. until after the July 4 recess.
Jun. 29, 2017
Phoenix has agreed to settle a case involving the family of an unarmed man shot and killed by police. Council members voted Wednesday to pay $1.5 million to the family of Rumain Brisbon.
Jun. 29, 2017
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The court also heard from the creator of a documentary on former Sheriff Arpaio as well as a Border Patrol Agent
Jun. 28, 2017
""The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence"
You know how they say, "don’t let the power go to your head?" Well, it turns out most of us do, if given the chance to have any amount of power.
Jun. 28, 2017
Dr. Igor Yusupov
The smartphone was a major innovation — positive in many ways. It allows us to reach friends, family and coworkers via talking, texting and e-mail. We can read books and watch movies on them, too. Now it turns out there’s actually a physical problem related to smartphones. It’s called “text neck.”
Jun. 28, 2017
Dr. Michael Myers
Doctors are supposed to be the ones who treat people — they’re not the ones we think about needing to get treatment. Michael Myers is professor of clinical psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York and, in his new book "When Physicians Die by Suicide," he takes a closer look at the issue of doctors who die by suicide.
Jun. 28, 2017
The saga of city of Phoenix-owned lots has been making headlines for years now. Downtown lots, thousands upon thousands of them, have sat empty — making up an estimated 90-square city miles of unused land.
Jun. 28, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
An audit of the Phoenix Convention Center finds 211,000 people attended conferences there last year. And, while that’s down from 2015, auditors estimate it’s 187,000 more people than would have attended had the Convention Center not undergone its expansion several years ago.
Jun. 28, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
Religious freedom has been debated in American courts for centuries, and in recent years, it’s become more and more tied up in issues of sexuality as LGBT rights have taken center stage — or bench, so to speak.
Jun. 28, 2017
Officials found the wreckage of a small plane that took off from Buckeye Airport on Tuesday. No one on board survived.
Jun. 28, 2017
Dominic Armato
One of Phoenix’s most well-known chefs — Silvana Salcido Esparza who owns Barrio Cafe — announced that she’ll be closing her restaurant Barrio Urbano on Seventh Street just south of Bethany Home Road. Here to talk with us about the restaurant’s closing is Dominic Armato, dining critic for The Arizona Republic.
Jun. 28, 2017
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Pima County residents could be looking at their first-ever sales tax. The Board of Supervisors has approved setting up a citizens’ committee to look into enacting a half-cent sales tax, which would pay for road repairs, and lower property taxes.
Jun. 28, 2017
Goodwin Fire
The Goodwin Fire has burned 20,000 acres near Prescott since Saturday, and weather conditions aren’t making containment any easier.
Jun. 28, 2017
Those five straight days under an extreme heat advisory appear to be related to at least a dozen deaths across metro Phoenix and four others in neighboring counties last week.
Jun. 28, 2017
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In Texas, civil rights and immigrant groups and different municipalities are challenging a state law that has introduced steep penalties on sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State.
Jun. 28, 2017
Ocelot
Environmentalists fighting to protect the endangered Ocelot seen in southern Arizona agreed this week to settle a lawsuit against the federal government.
Jun. 28, 2017
Michael Crow
Arizona State University President Michael Crow topped a national list for public university income, taking home almost $1.6 million in 2016.
Jun. 28, 2017
Rapid-rehousing paired with temporary financial assistance can help homeless men and women establish themselves in a permanent home.That’s the finding from a study of a pilot program commissioned by the Valley of the Sun United Way and released Tuesday.
Jun. 28, 2017

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