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Crews Stop Forward Progress On Viewpoint Fire, Residents Return Home
Firefighters have stopped forward progress on the Viewpoint Fire, burning about 15 miles north of Prescott. The fire reached more than 5,000 acres by Friday afternoon, before crews could stop its growth.
May. 12, 2018
Pew Analysis: Phoenix Hosted Thousands Of Foreign Grads In Temporary Work Program
In recent years, roughly 7,400 foreign students from Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University and the University of Arizona worked temporary jobs in the Valley after graduation, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
May. 12, 2018
Owl That Trapped Arizona Teen In Car Found, In Rehab
Earlier this week, a teenager in Southern Arizona gained a bit of fame after she hit an owl with her car – and then was trapped by the bird in her vehicle for 20 minutes.
May. 11, 2018
Meghan McCain Responds To Trump Aide
In a meeting this week, a presidential aide joked that Sen. John McCain’s opposition to Trump’s pick to head the CIA doesn’t matter because, “He’s dying anyway.”
May. 11, 2018
Deal Could Reopen Historic Catholic Church In Phoenix
It’s a deal some Catholics never expected to see while others never lost faith.On Wednesday, Phoenix council members are scheduled to vote on a plan that would reopen a church steeped in history.
May. 11, 2018
Former Arizona Lawmaker Convicted Of Murder In Alaska
A jury in Alaska has convicted a former Arizona lawmaker of first-degree murder in the 2016 death of a man during a hunting and fishing trip.
May. 11, 2018
New Bill Would Keep Navajo Coal Plant Open
New legislation would keep the West’s largest coal-fired power plant open. The Navajo Generating Station was on track to shut down at the end of 2019.
May. 11, 2018
Hopi Tribal Council Ousts School Board
The Hopi Tribal Council voted this week to oust Hopi High School’s board because of infighting. This comes a month after the board decided not to renew the contracts of 12 teachers and staff.
May. 11, 2018
Five Portlanders will be visiting the Valley this week from the Pacific Northwest. Normally, that’s not a big story, or the kind of thing we’d be talking about. But these residents are a bit different – they’re virtual reality statues that give viewers a glimpse of their city through their “eyes.”
May. 11, 2018
New Senior Home Includes Sensors To Track Movement, Catch Health Problems
One assisted living facility in Phoenix uses sensors to help caregivers track residents' health.
May. 11, 2018
Mormon Temple Renovation Raises Preservation Concerns
The Mormon Temple in downtown Mesa, built in 1927, is the oldest in Arizona. And now, the church has announced that it will be closed for two years starting this month for renovations. But part of their plans for redevelopment are raising concerns.
May. 11, 2018
Mystery Novel Delves Into Infamous Phoenix Car Bombing
Jon Talton is a native Phoenician and was a longtime columnist for The Republic. He’s also written a series of mysteries featuring Valley historian and detective David Mapstone. Talton’s latest book, The Bomb Shelter, features his take on the infamous Bolles car bombing.
May. 11, 2018
California Mandates Solar Power On All Newly-Built Homes
After a nearly decade-long process, California has become the first state to require every new home to be built with solar power. This requirement, which goes into effect in 2020, was unanimously approved by the California Energy Commission.
May. 11, 2018
Viewpoint Fire North Of Prescott Reaches 2,000 Acres
The Viewpoint Fire, formerly called the 89E Fire, is burning about 15 miles north of Prescott. The wildfire, which started out small has now reached 2,000 acres.
May. 11, 2018
Mayor Stanton: Diamondbacks Belong in Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced last year he’d run for Congress in the 9th District, and has to resign as mayor by the end of the month. He joined The Show this Friday to discuss his career up to this point and his future in politics.
May. 11, 2018
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With us to talk about so-called ballot harvesting in Arizona, the possibility of the Diamondbacks leaving Phoenix and other items are former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman and the former Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party Andrei Cherny.
May. 11, 2018
Mormon Church Separating From Boy Scouts
For 105 years, the Boy Scouts of America and the Mormon Church have been so intertwined, it can seem like they’re one and the same. But this week, the church made an historic announcement: it will end its century-old partnership with the Boy Scouts and create its own youth programs for its congregations around the world.
May. 11, 2018
Immigration Will Be
Immigration has always been a riddle for the U.S., the issue repeatedly vexing lawmakers over the years. Senator John McCain has made multiple runs at immigration reform, even though his ideas weren’t always popular in the state he represents, or his within his own party.
May. 11, 2018
The Takeaway: #MeToo Takes Different Shape in Pennsylvania Statehouse
In dozens of states, lawmakers have been taking up the issue of sexual misconduct within their own ranks since #MeToo erupted last fall. At least 20 state lawmakers have lost their jobs as a result. But in Pennsylvania, things are unfolding differently.
May. 11, 2018
Arizona Provision Could Result In Free Lunches For Students
Next year an additional 265 school districts in Arizona will be eligible for a program to give free lunch to all students, potentially doubling the program.
May. 10, 2018

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