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Who Was D.B. Cooper? Filmmaker May Have An Answer
In 1971, a skyjacker parachuted out of a plane over Oregon with $200,000, and basically disappeared. A huge manhunt didn’t find the suspect who came to be known as D.B. Cooper, although media outlets received a few letters supposedly from him after the fact.
Aug. 14, 2018
AZ National Guard To Assist In Fighting Wildfires
As California’s wildfires continue to burn, other states and even other countries, continue to offer assistance battling the largest fire in the state’s history.
Aug. 14, 2018
Why Bus Ridership Is Up In Phoenix, Around The U.S.
Buses aren’t sexy, but they are quietly making an impact in several cities across the nation.
Aug. 14, 2018
Mammoth City Pipes In Desperate Need Of Replacement
When a monsoon storm tore through the town of Mammoth in southeast Arizona earlier this month, it damaged roadways and the town’s water system. Don Jones is Mammoth’s town manager, as well as the public works director. He says part of what made repairs so difficult is the old age of the pipes.
Aug. 14, 2018
Vania Guevara Discusses Her Unexpected Council Seat
After Daniel Valenzuela left his seat representing west Phoenix's District 5, there was a dramatic vote at City Hall over who would replace him. While many expected the seat to go to Justin Johnson, the son of former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson, Vania Guevara ended up getting the job.
Aug. 14, 2018
Phoenix City Services May Soon Be Available Via Amazon Devices
Lots of people use their smart speakers or other artificial intelligence assistants for help with all kinds of things. And soon, Phoenix residents will be able to add another utility to their lists.
Aug. 14, 2018
Ducey Declines Gubernatorial Debate Invite
The Arizona chapter of March for Our Lives — the organization formed by students in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting to demand gun control — is holding a town hall debate Tuesday night for gubernatorial candidates to discuss gun violence and school safety.
Aug. 14, 2018
Yosemite Valley Reopens To Visitors
For the last three weeks, tourists who planned to visit Yosemite Valley have been blocked. The area and the roads that lead there have been closed because of an enormous wildfire raging nearby.
Aug. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: How Vulnerable Are Voting Machines To Hacking?
Over the weekend, thousands of hackers, journalists, lawyers, researchers and computer security professionals descended on Las Vegas for DEFCON, the world’s longest running and largest hacking conference.
Aug. 14, 2018
Ducey Says He Doesn
Gov. Doug Ducey says Arizona forests have dodged a bullet this summer, especially compared to the extreme damage in California from wildfires.
Aug. 14, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Repackaging The Pill
In 1960, a new wonder drug hit the U.S. market. And while lots of new drugs promise dramatic results, this one would actually transform millions of lives and radically shift American culture.
Aug. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Will Talking With The Taliban End The Afghanistan War?
The rapid response of U.S. forces to the situation in Ghazni over the weekend is evidence of the strong American military presence in Afghanistan.
Aug. 14, 2018
Arizona National Guard To Help Fight California Fires
The Arizona National Guard says a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter and its crew from the National Guard's 98th Aviation Troop Command are headed to California to help with fight wildfires. The crew reported for duty Monday to Mathers Air Force Base in Sacramento County, California.
Aug. 14, 2018
Rio Employees Cope As Leadership Works To Address Harassment
Rio Salado College employees say, through investigations, there's a fear of retaliation in coming forward with allegations. One woman said she still feels the consequences of pointing out misconduct from her supervisor more than a year ago.
Investigation Released Into Handling Of Sexual Harassment Complaints
Aug. 14, 2018
Public Can Watch California Condor Release
Like every year since 1996, captive-born condors will be released into the wild next month in Northern Arizona – and the public is invited to watch the endangered creatures take flight.
Aug. 13, 2018
Emergency Declared In Mammoth Following Heavy Rain
The emergency declaration comes after more than three inches of rain damaged roadways and infrastructure.
Aug. 13, 2018
Writer, Director Bo Burnham Explains Film
Writer and director of the film, Bo Burnham, discussed what it's like to revisit middle school through the eyes of a teenage girl, and the role of the Internet.
Aug. 13, 2018
Scientists Save Cells From Endangered Mexican Porpoise
Scientists with the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research were able to save tissue cells from an endangered porpoise that lives in the Sea of Cortez.
Aug. 13, 2018
FEMA Warns Flagstaff About Flooding
Agency says Tinder Fire resulted in vegetation loss which has increased flash flooding risk.
Aug. 13, 2018
Talking Stick Resort To Remain Closed After Power Failure
The Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale was evacuated and closed over the weekend after a monsoon storm knocked out the power. Now, the hotel and casino is staying closed for some more time.
Aug. 13, 2018

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