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Firefighters and drone
Firefighters contained a small wildfire Thursday in Williams despite a drone flying over the area that delayed operations. Fire officials reported more than 40 drones over wildfires in 2016 and several already this fire season.
Jun. 19, 2017
Local zoos and animal shelters say they’ll be keeping a close eye on animal welfare this week as the heat wave sets in. Some have shifted hours or decided to close altogether.
Jun. 19, 2017
On Air GIF
What’s in a name…or a pronunciation, for that matter? Whether you pronounce it like jiff or gif with a hard "g" or even jyfe, we’re talking about Graphics Interchange Formats — image files that you’ve seen countless times online.
Jun. 19, 2017
Greg Moore
Ten U.S. cities have teams in all four major professional sports — baseball, basketball, football and hockey. Phoenix is one of them. Greg Moore is stepping in to write about all of that as the new sports columnist for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com. We spoke with Moore.
Jun. 19, 2017
graduation
High schoolers are putting on graduation caps and starting college in the fall. And then the big question becomes what’s your major? So we wondered when, for example, there’s a deluge of politics in our culture on a daily basis or, when Russia is in the spotlight, does that affect how students choose their majors?
Jun. 19, 2017
Data from the National Low Income Housing Coalition finds Arizona is in the top half of states, in terms of the affordability of rental housing. With me to talk about this is Tina Tamboer, a residential real estate analyst with The Cromford Report.
Jun. 19, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
It’s shaping up to be a big week on the international front, with deadlines looming and negotiations starting. With me to look ahead to the next several days is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghodoosi.
Jun. 19, 2017
Wonder Woman movie
"Wonder Woman" brought in more than $40 million this past weekend; that follows its more than $100 million opening weekend, which was the highest-grossing opening weekend ever for a movie directed by a woman.
Jun. 19, 2017
Phil Boas
There are new concerns about how port truckers are being treated by their employers. A recent USA Today Network special report looked at how immigrant laborers are being taken advantage of.
Jun. 19, 2017
Many of us are fortunate enough to be in air-conditioned offices and studios, protected from the sizzling sun and harmful heat. But for those who don’t have that option, communities around the Valley are offering cooling stations.
Jun. 19, 2017
CenturyLink
Telecom giant CenturyLink is now facing a $12 billion dollar class action lawsuit, filed this week in a California court. It comes just after a former employee in Gilbert sued for wrongful termination.
Jun. 19, 2017
Arizona sun
It may feel like we’re hitting 120 degrees this week, but the National Weather Service says don’t hold your breath.
Jun. 19, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
While temperatures are on the rise, air travel is not. American Airlines announced that it was cancelling 20 regional flights in and out of Phoenix due to the weather.
Jun. 19, 2017
The Clinton Campbell House
The fate of a 120-year-old home in downtown Phoenix will be decided at City Hall on Monday afternoon.
Jun. 19, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
On Friday, the Office of Government Ethics released a 98 page report on President Donald Trump's business dealings. Financial author Annie Logue discusses what's in the report and what was left out.
Jun. 19, 2017
the takeaway logo
One man is dead, and at least 10 are injured. A suspect has been arrested, and eyewitnesses say the man was heard shouting “I want to kill all Muslims.”
Jun. 19, 2017
Get ready because here it comes. Extreme heat that is, the likes of which the Valley has rarely felt.
Jun. 19, 2017
Phoenix Police
Phoenix city staffers will spend the summer trying to figure out what it will cost to hire more than 800 police officers. The bill goes beyond the new hires and could impact other departments and possibly the sales tax.
Jun. 19, 2017
Healthcare coverage for thousands of Arizonans balances on two small words with a very large impact.
Jun. 19, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
Death Valley's 124-degree weather is a siren call to thousands around the world.
Jun. 19, 2017

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