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A new report shows Arizona is generating a lot more renewable energy than it did a decade ago. In fact, the state could power 658,000 homes today using renewables. In addition to that, California is the only state growing in solar generation at a faster rate than Arizona.
Jul. 17, 2018
LULAC President Roger C. Rocha Jr. created a firestorm early this year when he issued a letter in support of President Trump’s “Four Pillars of Immigration” — including billions of dollars for a border wall and increased border security — in an attempt to get a deal for DACA recipients.
Jul. 17, 2018
But even though Latino voters are growing by leaps and bounds in demographics, this hasn’t translated to powerful returns at the polls, not yet anyway. For a snapshot of Latino voting numbers now, The Show was joined by Mindy Romero.
Jul. 17, 2018
Even after a pedestrian was tragically killed by an autonomous Uber vehicle, the Phoenix area continues to be a major focus of the driverless car industry. But for many, the Valley’s car culture is so ingrained that it’s hard to imagine a time when we just have autonomous cars everywhere.
Jul. 17, 2018
Ken Bennett has served as president of the state Senate and as Arizona secretary of state. Now, he’s challenging Gov. Doug Ducey in the GOP primary. Bennett also ran for governor four years ago, coming in third in that Republican primary.
Jul. 17, 2018
The trial involving a former Arizona Corporation Commission commissioner, a prominent landowner and utility owner — and alleged bribery — was already pretty interesting.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: 12 Russians Indicted In The Russia Probe
There are 12 different Russian intelligence officials who were indicted for targeting the DCCC, DNC and the Hillary Clinton Campaign. These indictments are a part of the long term investigation into Russian Collusion in the 2016 U.S. election.
Jul. 17, 2018
The Pulse: Same Genes, Different Tastes
Comparing identical and fraternal twins gives scientists clues as to which tastes are determined mostly by genetics, and which ones are shaped by environment.
Jul. 17, 2018
“What we want to do is make sure there’s a wide ... diversity of programming that is is there for everybody,” said Woody Wilson, who supports the tax .“Your idea of art and my idea of art may be completely different.”
Jul. 17, 2018
In Tucson, an audience listened as candidates running to become state lawmakers talked about their views on guns. The forum was held by the group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America. Everything was going pretty smoothly, then Bobby Wilson stood up.
Jul. 17, 2018
When Kylie Digges was around 30, she became obsessed with the "Twilight" series. And after watching them over and over, Kylie realized that the Twilight movies weren't as fulfilling as she first believed.
Jul. 17, 2018
For decades, a single line in ADOT contracts stalled or ended projects between the transportation department and Arizona tribes. Now, the transportation department is changing their contracts.
Jul. 17, 2018
Leaders from the Navajo Nation say they've begun negotiations with a potential new owner of a coal-fired power plant on their land. The Navajo Generating Station near Page is scheduled to shut down in December 2019.
Jul. 17, 2018
Defense attorneys are seeking a hearing to examine whether jury deliberations at the bribery trial of former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce have been tainted. Tuesday will mark the fourth day of jury deliberations.
Jul. 17, 2018
An Ode To The Modern Toilet, A Water Conservation Champ
Since the 1990s, a strange phenomenon has played out in arid Western urban areas. Populations are booming while overall water use is staying the same or going down. The trend is clear in Denver, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, San Diego and Phoenix — cities are growing and using less water in the process.
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Jul. 17, 2018
Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee's network.
Jul. 17, 2018
Arizonans will get a chance to vote in November on whether they want to alter the powers of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
Jul. 16, 2018
Two companies building one of the largest solar arrays in Latin America in Sonora recently secured financing for the project. In February, the Spanish firm Acciona and Mexican firm Tuto Energy began construction of the facility near Puerto Libertad, Sonora.
Jul. 16, 2018
People caught smuggling marijuana into southern Arizona from Mexico will now also face penalties for crossing the border illegally.
Jul. 16, 2018
After recently scoring Super Bowl 57 in 2023, Phoenix and Glendale are getting another major sports championship in 2024. University of Phoenix Stadium has landed the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four and National Championship.
Jul. 16, 2018

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