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Phoenix Parents Of Murdered Children Mark Day Of Remembrance
It’s a club no one wants to join. But the Valley of the Sun Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children has nearly 2,000 members. Recently, hundreds of people gathered at Encanto Park in Phoenix to mark the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.
Oct. 7, 2019
Phoenix Increases Financial Incentives To Farmers Insurance
An insurance company plans to add hundreds more employees in Phoenix. In exchange, the city’s offering hundreds of thousands of dollars. Phoenix will pay Farmers Insurance Exchange $1,000 for each new worker who makes at least $44,000 annually in their second year of employment.
Oct. 7, 2019
Beto ORourke Talks Guns, Immigration In Phoenix
Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a town hall event in downtown Phoenix. Gun control and immigration were two of the big issues he spoke about. Topics on the agenda included President Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric, gun violence, immigration and climate change.
Oct. 6, 2019
Mexico Senator, Reports: Supreme Court Judge Abruptly Quits
Supreme Court associated justice Eduardo Medina Mora, a longtime public servant, lawyer and diplomat who held multiple Cabinet-level positions, reportedly resigned Thursday in a highly unusual and abrupt move.
Oct. 6, 2019
$22 Million Pinto Creek Bridge Replacement Begins Monday
Beginning Monday, motorists near Miami, Arizona, should expect delays on U.S. 60 while the Pinto Creek Bridge gets an upgrade. The current Pinto Creek Bridge was built in 1949 with an estimated lifespan of 50 years — 70 years later, it’s getting replaced.
Oct. 6, 2019
Phoenix VA Hospital Director RimaAnn Nelson Stepping Down
RimaAnn Nelson, who has served as the director of the Phoenix VA Health Care System for three years, is leaving her position to become the director of the Veterans Integrated Service Network in Cincinnati.
Oct. 6, 2019
Traffic Limited At Lockett Meadow, A Popular Spot To See Fall Leaves
Lockett Meadow sits in the Coconino National Forest, flush with deciduous trees. The colorful array of leaves attract big crowds every fall. Forest officials will be limiting the meadow to 100 cars at a time the first few weekends of October.
Oct. 6, 2019
USMCA Could Help Develop Southern Mexico, Central America
The Mexican government is expecting the U.S. Congress to soon ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA). And the Mexican undersecretary of foreign affairs has important expectations on the agreement’s benefits.
Oct. 6, 2019
Arizona Cardinals Look For First Win Of The Season
The Arizona Cardinals are in Cincinnati Sunday afternoon to face off against the Bengals.
Oct. 6, 2019
Mesa Train Derailment Under Investigation
Broadway Road and Center Street in Mesa resumed normal traffic Friday afternoon after a 13-car train derailment Thursday evening blocked the roads. Police say the accident happened when train cars went around a curve in the track.
Oct. 6, 2019
Health Insurance Case Could Affect Over 1 Million Arizonans
A new analysis says if a federal court strikes down the Affordable Care Act, 28% of adult Arizonans under age 65 could be affected. That's approximately 1.1 million people.
Oct. 6, 2019
Navajo Company Buys 3 Coal Mines
The purchase makes Navajo Transitional Energy the third-largest coal producer in the U.S. at a time when the industry is reeling from closures of coal-fired power plants. The Navajo Generating Station is set to close in December, as its operator now favors more economical natural gas.
Oct. 6, 2019
2 Dozen National Guard Troops Return To AZ
About two dozen Arizona National Guard soldiers returned home from a year-long mobilization to different countries in the Middle East. Maj. Gen. Michael T. McGuire, the adjutant general of the Arizona National Guard, had high praise for the returning troops.
Oct. 5, 2019
More Gas Pump Card Skimmers Found In Arizona
The Arizona Department of Agriculture's Weights and Measures Services Division on Friday said more gas pump skimmers are popping up statewide. The tally for this year is close to 60 sites.
Oct. 5, 2019
Arizona Pork Prices Up Thanks To Swine Flu, Trade War
Pork getting expensive? Blame the Chinese. That's not the official position of the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation which on Tuesday reported its quarterly prices of a typical market basket of items.
Oct. 5, 2019
Blondies Debbie Harry Shares Her Story In Face It
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, one of the most popular bands in the world was Blondie, fronted by lead singer Debbie Harry.
Oct. 4, 2019
AZ-Based Ambassador Questioned In Impeachment Inquiry
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump involves a foreign diplomat with ties to Arizona.
Oct. 4, 2019
Rep. Gallego Talks ACA Attacks, Impeachment Inquiry
House Democrats have decided to move ahead with the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, and Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego has been one of the most passionate critics of the administration.
Oct. 4, 2019
Arizona Schools Strive To Accommodate Students With Autism
Some Arizona schools are working on making accommodations for students on the autism spectrum, both in public and private schools.
Oct. 4, 2019
AZ Opioid-Blocking Program Proving Less Effective Than Hoped
As the opioid crisis continues to ravage communities in Arizona and across the country, states are looking for ways to help people stay away from the dangerous substances, especially those who have run afoul of the law, in part, because of their addictions.
Oct. 4, 2019

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