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As we’ve looked at the shifting landscape of the post-Recession Valley in our “New Neighbors” project a lot of what we’ve heard has focused around the question of displacement. As prices go up are people being pushed out? Are we sacrificing diversity in the name of development? In short, are we gentrifying?
Nov. 3, 2017
Throughout our “New Neighbors” series on the ways in which communities are shifting in the Valley, we’ve taken a look at many of the areas that have changed most in the years since the recession hit.
Nov. 3, 2017
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Researchers are developing a class of painkillers that could offer an alternative to opioids, or at least way to taper down their dosage.
Nov. 2, 2017
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A district court judge dismissed a lawsuit against Mesa-based charter school Heritage Academy, but the plaintiff’s attorney says the legal battle isn’t over yet.
Nov. 2, 2017
The city council approved a one year lease agreement for $675,000 with an option to terminate after nine months.
Nov. 2, 2017
Scottsdale International Film Festival
The 17th-annual Scottsdale International Film Festival begins Thursday morning with the Colombian movie, "Bad Lucky Goat." The festival began in 2001 in the wake of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Its founder and executive director is Amy Ettinger, who is with me.
Nov. 2, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Perry Yastrov playing guitar with the Valley Acoustic Group in Mesa.
Nov. 2, 2017
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Phoenix Towers on Central Avenue turned 60 this year, and the people who live inside celebrated that birthday like you would your own good friend.
Nov. 2, 2017
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The Federal Communications Commission later this month is expected to change the rules limiting ownership of newspapers and TV stations in the same market; some of those regulations date back to the 1970s.
Nov. 2, 2017
Phoenix was one of more than 200 communities that put in a bid to attract Amazon’s HQ2.
Nov. 2, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
The issue of undocumented immigration and how to modify federal law is constantly up for discussion in the halls of the nation’s capital.
Nov. 2, 2017
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A new survey from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds less than 30 percent of Americans use things like Siri, or Alexa, which is from Amazon.
Nov. 2, 2017
Late last month, an Ak-Chin Indian Community tribal court ruled same-sex couples have the right to get married.
Nov. 2, 2017
American Islamic Forum For Democracy
This week’s attack in New York was called an “act of terror” by Mayor Bill de Blasio. One person who has been very outspoken about events that are often called “acts of terror” or “terrorist attacks” is Zuhdi Jasser. Jasser is the president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy. He’s also a medical doctor and lives here in Phoenix.
Nov. 2, 2017
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The way we like to get clean is changing.
Nov. 2, 2017
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Brown v. Board of Education might be the most well-known Supreme Court decision, a major victory in the fight for civil rights. But the decision had complex implications.
Nov. 2, 2017
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It’s been just over a month since a mass shooting in Las Vegas left hundreds injured and 58 dead, and the nation is still waiting for details on the deadly attack.
Nov. 2, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Within hours after writing what he admitted was “rude and inappropriate” on his Facebook site, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes posted again. Only this time, he wrote an apology.
Nov. 2, 2017
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The number of juveniles held in adult jails in Maricopa County has nearly doubled in the past year. MCSO Deputy Chief Brian Lee, who addressed a juvenile justice committee at the Arizona Legislature on Wednesday.
Nov. 2, 2017
Downtown Phoenix
October was unusually warm and dry. So dry in fact, the National Weather Service in Phoenix said last month was the fourth October without rain since 1896.
Nov. 2, 2017

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