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The company says the expansion, encompassing 2.3 million square feet, will bring an estimated 300 jobs to the city. The jobs include data entry, shipping, warehouse work and online customer service representatives.
Aug. 1, 2017
Students enrolled in two-year colleges are more likely to experience food insecurity than four-year students and the general population. The gap was highest just after the recession.
Aug. 1, 2017
GoDaddy's Gilbert offices
“I think it was an important factor. I think just having the support from the town of Gilbert really meant a lot for GoDaddy,” said Calvin Crowder, vice president of Global Real Estate, on the company’s decision to remain in Gilbert.
Aug. 1, 2017
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Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the Baltic States this week. He’s there in the midst of increasing Russian encroachment on Georgian territory.
Aug. 1, 2017
Emma Seppala
Every parents wants their kids to succeed, and we try to give them all of the best advice to try to get them there. Do you try to keep them busy? Well, one leading happiness researcher — yes, that’s really what she does — says that’s not always the best approach.
Aug. 1, 2017
Bored man yawning
What do you do when you’re bored? You probably fidget, doodle, let out a big yawn. Being bored can be both a good and a bad thing, depending on when it happens and what we’re prepared to do about it.
Aug. 1, 2017
Desert Discovery Center
Architects behind the proposed Desert Discovery Center in Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve have unveiled their plans for the project. They include a new name, Desert EDGE, and call for a smaller footprint — and smaller budget — than originally envisioned.
Aug. 1, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Many Latino civil-rights activists are in a celebratory mood after Monday’s conviction of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio of criminal contempt. We’re joined by Victor Viramontes. He’s the national senior counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. That organization helped sue the former sheriff in 2008.
Aug. 1, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city."
Aug. 1, 2017
The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday morning to lift environmental restrictions for land along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in order to begin building a new segment of wall.
Aug. 1, 2017
Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court took action to ban mandatory life without parole for juveniles in murder cases. That has led many states to reassess their own policies, with some considering dramatic changes. The Associated Press surveyed all 50 states to see how judges and prosecutors and members of legislatures are pushing to do.
Aug. 1, 2017
Later Tuesday, demonstrators will be outside of Central Arizona Shelter Services, or CASS, to protest the Department of Veterans Affairs' decision not to renew a grant it had been giving to CASS. Joining us now to talk about this program and what the loss of funding means is Mark Holleran, CEO of CASS.
Aug. 1, 2017
Some had believed health care reform — and attempts to either repeal or modify the Affordable Care Act — was finished, at least for a while. That turned out to be a wholly inaccurate assertion, because behind-the-scenes work has ramped up on multiple sides.
Aug. 1, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt of court by federal judge Susan Bolton; sentencing is scheduled for October. With us now to talk about the case and the ruling is reporter Jude Joffe-Block, a fellow with New America and the Center for the Future of Arizona.
Aug. 1, 2017
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Getting and keeping people of "great competence," as the President says, seems to be harder for the Trump Administration. At least ten Administration officials have resigned or been fired since President Trump took office.
Aug. 1, 2017
Immigrants in Arizona paid about $1.7 billion in state and local taxes and had about $16 billion in spending power in 2014. Those are the latest numbers from a report released by the New American Economy.
Aug. 1, 2017
Arizona AG Office Seal
On Monday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a $400,000 judgment against Mandatory Poster Agency, Inc. and its owners for sending government annual minutes lookalikes.
Aug. 1, 2017
Zion National Park
You may soon need a reservation to visit one of the country’s most popular national parks. Officials at Zion National Park in Utah are considering a few plans to control crowds. There could be a final decision late next year.
Aug. 1, 2017
Amanda Foster
Pew Research Center examined household incomes and expenditures between 2004 and 2014. It found the median income had declined 13 percent while spending on things like housing, food and clothing increased nearly 14 percent. But, some workers are cashing in.
Aug. 1, 2017
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Lawyers for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District will head to court this morning.
Aug. 1, 2017

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