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Phoenix Suns CEO Explains Need For Arena Renovations
The city of Phoenix and the Phoenix Suns continue to move forward on trying to reach an agreement on how to fund repairs for the team’s home building — Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown.
Dec. 21, 2018
Flagstaff Minimum Wage Hike Worries Some Businesses
The new year means a new raise for many workers in Arizona. The state minimum wage will increase from $10.50 to $11 per hour, as part of a voter-approved goal of $12 by 2020. But the city of Flagstaff is already jumping up to $12 on Jan. 1, and the minimum wage will be $15 by 2021.
Dec. 21, 2018
What Mattis
General James Mattis handed in his resignation to President Donald Trump on Thursday, not long after he and other Defense Department leaders learned — via a tweet — that the President was declaring victory over ISIS in Syria and all U.S. troops were coming home.
Dec. 21, 2018
Government Shutdowns Affect Consumers, Spending
The federal government appears to be heading toward a partial shutdown at midnight, if the Senate, House and President Trump can’t agree on a spending bill for nine federal agencies.
Dec. 21, 2018
Sonora Sees Uptick In
Every December hundreds of thousands of Mexican nationals living in the United States head south of the border for the winter to visit family. The Mexican state of Sonora is seeing an uptick of these visitors this year.
Dec. 21, 2018
Arizona Lawmaker Responds To DUI Arrest
An Arizona lawmaker — who was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving — says he’s learned a valuable lesson.
Dec. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Does The GOP Have A Woman Problem?
Democrats won with women by 19 points in the 2018 midterm elections. Efforts to recruit new women candidates to the Republican Party have faltered and while a record number of women will be serving in the next Congress come January, most of them are Democrats.
Dec. 21, 2018
Asylum Seekers Go To Mexico While Claims Processed
People seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border will no longer be released into the United States while their cases are resolved, and will instead be returned to Mexico and forced to wait there, under a plan announced Thursday.
Dec. 21, 2018
Sonora Looks To Gain From New NAFTA Car Content Rules
The newly renegotiated trade deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico deal requires that more vehicle components be made in North America. Sonora sees opportunity in that possible change.
Dec. 21, 2018
House Ethics Committee Again Expands Schweikert Investigation
The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee is expanding its investigation into Rep. David Schweikert. On Thursday, the committee unanimously voted to expand the investigation into allegations that:
Dec. 21, 2018
Mexico’s ‘Christmas Ornament Capital’ Struggles To Survive
In the early sixties, a Mexican migrant returned to his hometown in Central Mexico, where he began the production of glass Christmas tree ornaments. Others followed, and the town became one of the world’s largest suppliers of these decorations. But times change.
Dec. 21, 2018
Chicano Chilango: The Mexican-American Migration To Mexico City
For many Mexican-Americans, Mexico City might seem distant both culturally and geographically speaking. But others, instead, are moving there. They are Chicanos turning into "Chilangos," inhabitants of Mexico City, following their roots and dreams, favored by their binational understanding — while facing some culture shocks.
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Dec. 21, 2018
Arizona Ranks 18th Highest In Wireless Service Taxes
A new analysis by the Tax Foundation finds the taxes paid for wireless service have increased 27 percent nationwide over the past decade.
Dec. 21, 2018
SUSD OK
The Scottsdale Unified School District approved a settlement Thursday with the architecture firm at the center of multiple problems with construction projects.
Dec. 20, 2018
Arizona State Rep. David Cook Accused Of Extreme DUI
State Rep. David Cook, a Republican from Globe, was stopped Wednesday evening after a highway patrol officer observed his car drifting between lanes.
Dec. 20, 2018
Alleged Bomb Maker Denied Release
An Arizona man accused with showing undercover federal agents how to make explosive devices will not be released from custody before his trial.
Dec. 20, 2018
Arizona
New U.S. Census numbers show Arizona continuing its rapid population increase as it rises up the list of fastest growing states in the country.
Dec. 20, 2018
2018 A Bad Year For Water Supplies In Colorado River Basin
The Colorado River has made headlines this year for more than rafting. The river is also a lifeline for our water supply in the American West and it’s future is in doubt.
Dec. 20, 2018
U.S. Spending $10.6B To Slow Immigration
The price tag for the U.S. portion of an agreement announced Tuesday with Mexico was $10.6 billion.
Dec. 20, 2018
Phoenix Releases Financial Documents, Meeting Schedule For Suns Arena Deal
After a public backlash, Phoenix has posted detailed information about its downtown arena, its current and proposed deals with the Phoenix Suns, and ways for residents to provide input.
Dec. 20, 2018

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