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Navajo Receive Federal Loan To Complete Solar Farm
The federal government is loaning the Navajo Nation $94 million to complete a solar farm and help reduce customer’s electricity rates.
May 30, 2019
Area Agency On Aging Opens Resource Center
Arizona’s elderly population is growing and the Area Agency on Aging is one of many organizations that provide support to caregivers and seniors. Now, the Agency has opened a resource center to meet the growing need.
May 30, 2019
How Long Will Arizona
The overall U.S. economy continues to be in a strong place, with seemingly healthy job growth and unemployment numbers. Arizona is one of the states leading the pack when it comes to a continuing expansion of positive economic news.
May 30, 2019
Arizona Chamber Of Commerce Backs New State Budget
Arizona lawmakers worked through the night over the holiday weekend to pass a nearly $12 billion budget, one that drew criticism from Democrats and many teachers involved in the #RedForEd Movement.
May 30, 2019
Former Gov. Napolitano Weighs In On National Security
In a tough election period, Janet Napolitano came on the scene and was elected the state’s attorney general in 1999. She then narrowly won the race for governor in 2002 before being re-elected in a 2006 landslide.
May 30, 2019
Andy Tobin Named Arizona Department Of Administration Director
Gov. Doug Ducey has named a southern Arizona woman to a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission to replace a commissioner he hired to run a large state department. Ducey named Republican Lea Marquez Peterson to the seat vacated Thursday by Commissioner Andy Tobin.
May 30, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review Of Arizona Child Welfare Case
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Arizona case challenging a law that gives preference to American Indians in adoptions of Native children.
May 30, 2019
Waymo Bringing Self-Driving Trucks To Valley Freeways
Google's self-driving vehicle division says it's bringing autonomous trucks to the Phoenix area. Waymo announced Wednesday that its self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expand to more routes over time.
May 30, 2019
Sounds Of The City: All Aboard The Miniature World Of Model Railroads
Listen to the sounds of Alan Vincent running model trains with the Thunderbird Model Railroad Club. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May 30, 2019
Study Shows AZ Justice System Needs To Work Smarter
A new study on Arizona's criminal justice system has exposed a weakness in its "tough on crime" policies.
May 30, 2019
Felony Trial Of Humanitarian Aid Worker On Border Begins
Scott Warren doesn’t dispute he gave two undocumented men food and shelter for three days and then showed them the safest way to make their way farther north. His lawyer told the jury the ASU educator and outdoorsman did it so they wouldn’t die.
May 30, 2019
AZ Red Cross Heads To Disaster Torn Midwest
Volunteers with the Arizona Red Cross headed to the Midwest and the South to help victims of the recent flooding and tornadoes.
May 30, 2019
U.S. Officials Delay Oil Leases Near Sacred Tribal Land
U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico.
May 30, 2019
Loud Mexico City: Exploring The Vibrating Arts Of Sounds
In sound-filled Mexico City, many artists and institutions work to preserve or contribute to its rich soundscape. They are building projects and public spaces specially designed to listen, learn and enjoy. In part two of the series, Rodrigo Cervantes reports.
Chapter 1: The Loudest Street
May 30, 2019
Feds Seek Bids For More DNA Testing Of Migrants At Border
Federal authorities want companies to bid for a new contract to do more rapid DNA testing of migrants claiming to be families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
May 29, 2019
AG To Settle Million-Dollar Fraud Suit Vs. Game Vendor
Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich has reached a million-dollar consumer fraud settlement with the distributor of popular arcade-like game vendor.
May 29, 2019
Navajo To Open First Cancer Center In Indian Country
The Navajo Nation will house the first cancer center in Indian Country, in Tuba City. Navajos with cancer often must travel more than a hundred miles to visit an oncologist.
May 29, 2019
New Laws: Nunchucks, Texting And More
If you plan to make a new kung fu movie, you’re in luck! It’s now legal to possess nunchucks in Arizona. Also, if you’re on the go, make sure to not text and drive.
May 29, 2019
Research Investigates Long-Term Effects Of Gun Violence
Within the span of two weeks this March, three people who had earlier been affected by gun violence died by suicide.
May 29, 2019
Study: Improving Air Quality Reduces New Asthma Cases
Air pollution is part of the daily life of people living in Los Angeles, and here in the Phoenix metro area, we’re commonly hit with high pollution advisories that encourage us to stay inside to avoid aggravating health conditions including — but not limited to — asthma.
May 29, 2019

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