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Rachel Leingang
Figuring out Arizona’s water future is front of mind for many of the state’s leaders, and money is certainly spent on trying to ensure that future. But as The Arizona Capitol Times’ Rachel Leingang reported this week, the faucet has been turned on to pay quite a bit for lobbyists.
Oct. 3, 2017
Seth Stoughton
House Republicans have been preparing to vote on the SHARE Act, which is short for Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act. It includes provisions that would deregulate silencers or suppressors and allow armor-piercing bullets.
Oct. 3, 2017
Tom Petty
Rock legend Tom Petty died Monday at the age of 66. His music resonated with many people, offering a rare combination of sincerity, realism, and optimism. The Show’s producer Sarah Ventre remembers the iconic musician.
Oct. 3, 2017
Regina Revazova
There are stories on every street corner of the city. One audio producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the people she meets.
Oct. 3, 2017
It is a tough week for friends, family and staff at the Phoenix Zoo where they've lost their beloved orangutan Kasih, but one soul is likely missing her more than any other.
Oct. 3, 2017
president donald trump
This summer, President Trump issued an executive order on Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States.
Oct. 3, 2017
HUD
The U.S. office of Housing and Urban Development has seen its funding cut drastically, and a budget proposal has the Senate calling for reducing money to the program by $88 million. The House wants to drop $118 million from HUD. Whatever reduction ultimately comes about will affect communities across the nation.
Oct. 3, 2017
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but many people are not aware that domestic violence involves more than physical contact, and can include emotional, financial and verbal abuse or coercion.
Oct. 3, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
A federal judge is starting 10 days of hearings today on a law banning the practice that critics call “ballot harvesting.” Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joins me now to talk about the long and winding legal road this law has taken so far, and where it may go from here.
Oct. 3, 2017
Five Thirty Eight
Last year, the website FiveThirtyEight introduced an interactive database showing the causes of Gun Deaths in America — all 33,000 of them annually.
Oct. 3, 2017
Las Vegas
The everyday lives of Las Vegas residents were upended by Sunday night’s shooting, as fear and uncertainty hit the city. But many have now returned to their jobs and are in the process of going back to their daily routines.
Oct. 3, 2017
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The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford on Tuesday, a key gerrymandering case that could have a huge impact on how political parties draw congressional districts. Emily Bazelon, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, has the details.
Oct. 3, 2017
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The city of Las Vegas, Nevada is beginning to recover after a gunman killed at least 59 people and injured over 500 at a country music concert on Sunday. Clark County Fire Chief Greg Cassell, and Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom, a Democrat representing the Las Vegas area, explain how the community is coping amid the violence.
Oct. 3, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Law enforcement officials in Las Vegas report finding 23 firearms in Stephen Paddock’s Mandalay Bay hotel room and 19 at his home in Mesquite, Nevada. But his motive for the mass shooting at a Sunday night concert remains unknown.
Oct. 3, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Hundreds of people in Las Vegas came together Monday night to remember those who were killed in Sunday night’s shooting outside the Mandalay Bay resort.
Oct. 3, 2017
Opioid Epidemic
After months of work, Arizona health officials issued an ambitious plan for the state's opioid epidemic. But one thing that’s not part of the hundred page plan? Needle exchanges. Some who work in Arizona’s treatment industry are upset their advice was ignored.
Oct. 3, 2017
State Republicans are fighting to kill the hospital levy supporting Arizona's expanded medicaid system covering 400,000 residents.
Oct. 3, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
Federal court will reconsider Arizona's strict ban on allowing second parties who turn in early ballots for other people needing help.
Oct. 3, 2017
Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas, that killed at least 59 people, was the deadliest in modern American history.
Oct. 3, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case that will decide if noncitizens have the same due process right to a bond hearing as citizens.
Oct. 3, 2017

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