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Ask For Tax ID When Giving This Holiday Season
'Tis the season to give, but valley charities urge donors to give smart. As traffic increases around the Valley, so does the number of people standing on street corners asking for money.
Nov. 28, 2018
Glendale Glen Lakes Golf Course Set To Close
City staff flagged the golf course buildings as unsafe and deteriorating after inspections, leading to the course’s closure.
Nov. 28, 2018
First Biography Of Betty Ford Chronicles Trailblazing First Lady
Betty Ford’s name is synonymous with many things — especially addiction and recovery, as well as her role as First Lady to President Gerald Ford and even as a breast cancer survivor. But, there’s also a lot about this trailblazing First Lady that you probably don’t know.
Nov. 28, 2018
The Controversial Stances Of Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has been popular among Republicans, but his stances on criminal justice reform and capital punishment have made him a target for criticism from a number of groups.
Nov. 28, 2018
Rail Extension Opponents Want To Ask Voters To Stop Project
Opponents of the light rail extension planned to go down Central Avenue into South Phoenix turned in signatures to the city today. Their goal is to refer a measure to the ballot asking voters to stop the project.
Nov. 28, 2018
Do Generational Conflicts Affect Housing Options?
Cities across the country are working to figure out solutions to a lack of affordable housing. But in his new book, Randy Shaw argues the problem is a generational one.
Nov. 28, 2018
Trump Border Shutdown Could Have Economic Impact
After some Central American migrants attempted to rush the border wall on Sunday and were met with tear gas from U.S. agents, President Trump took to Twitter and issued a warning: “We will close the Border permanently if need be. Congress, fund the WALL!”
Nov. 28, 2018
ASU Economic Forecast Panel Aims To Predict Future Market
2018 has been a strong year for the U.S. economy with unemployment extremely low and wages starting to catch up. But the stock market has been volatile, and there isn’t much optimism about the impact of the tariffs the Trump administration has implemented.
Nov. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: Is Facebook Too Big? Amid Repeat Offenses, Global Regulators Suggest Breaking Up the Social Media Giant
Tim Wu has been advocating for an antitrust approach to dealing with Facebook. He's a Columbia Law professor and the author of The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Age. He joins the show with Tony Romm, tech policy reporter for The Washington Post.
Nov. 28, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Justice Texted Ducey About U.S. Senate Appointment
Thanks to public records searching, Phoenix New Times has discovered that Arizona Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick exchanged messages with Gov. Ducey advocating for the appointment of Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to Sen. John McCain's senate seat.
Nov. 28, 2018
Kelli Ward Running To Be Chair Of AZ Republican Party
Former U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward announced this week that she’s running to be the new chair of the Arizona Republican Party. The election, held at the end of January, is also expected to include the current chair, Jonathan Lines.
Nov. 28, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Our Status Can Influence Happiness
Having status can give you access to opportunities you wouldn't otherwise have, and losing it can be hard to deal with psychologically. On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of status.
Nov. 28, 2018
Hiking With Disabilities: Making Wilderness Accessible To Everyone
Famed naturalist John Muir once wrote that “going to the woods is going home.” Many feel that connection to wilderness, but disabilities can make people feel locked out of it. Part two of a three-part series about diverse hikers is about the importance of making hiking accessible to everyone.
Hear Part One, Solo Hiking: Women Who Like To Go It Alone
Nov. 28, 2018
Watchdog Clears Zinke In Utah Monument Probe
An internal watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing following a complaint that he redrew the boundaries of a national monument in Utah to benefit a state lawmaker and political ally.
Nov. 28, 2018
Former AZ Congressman Ed Pastor Dies At 75
Former Arizona Congressman Ed Pastor died Tuesday night at the age of 75. Pastor served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 23 years before retiring in 2015.
Nov. 28, 2018
Firehoses Help Secure Queen Creek Schools
Hose that once helped firefighters put out flames is being repurposed to boost safety efforts in Queen Creek schools. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department donated 300 feet of old hose.
Nov. 27, 2018
AZ Chamber Reacts To Trump
The head of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce is pushing back against President Trump’s threat to shut down the border to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S.
Nov. 27, 2018
Valley Metro Releases New Safety, Security App
Valley Metro has released a new safety and security app that allows light rail riders to directly report incidents such as spilled drinks or medical concerns.
Nov. 27, 2018
AI To Be Used In Safeway Stores Around Arizona
Self-guided medical stations, using artificial intelligence and augmented reality, may soon be introduced to a grocery store near you.
Nov. 27, 2018
Case On Gay Anti-Discrimination Law Heads To AZ High Court
Arizona’s highest court it set to decide whether a Phoenix law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state’s constitution. The case centers on two Phoenix business owners who say designing wedding invitations for same sex weddings goes against their religious beliefs.
Nov. 27, 2018

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