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What Can Be Done To Limit Foodborne Bacteria?
The last couple of months have been especially troublesome when it comes to food-related illnesses. E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce that was grown in Arizona has led to nearly 200 people becoming sick, and five people dying, in 35 states.
Jun. 13, 2018
Proposal To Split California Into 3 States On Nov. Ballot
An initiative aimed at dividing California into three separate states will appear on the ballot in that state's November’s general election. Venture capitalist Tim Draper is behind the proposal to break California into three states named: California, Northern California and Southern California.
Jun. 13, 2018
Witness In Corp Comm Case May Have Committed Tax Fraud
An ongoing Arizona trial just keeps getting more controversial. It includes a former Arizona Corporation commission commissioner, a very connected lobbyist and a prominent East Valley developer.
Jun. 13, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Our Brains Determine Value
We might take the card we swipe for granted at the grocery store when we buy food. We might look at our bank balance and not even think of how unique it is that we can translate those little numbers into experiences and things. It's merely one of the benefits of having big brains.
Jun. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: What Happens To Young Children Torn From Their Parents?
Alberto fled violent and unforgiving conditions in El Salvador in 2015. Towing alongside was his seven-year-old son, who arrived with his father on safer ground in September of that year, crossing the southern border into the U.S.
Jun. 13, 2018
U.S. Congress Considers 2 Immigration Bills After Long Battle
It hasn’t been a smooth road, and will probably continue to have some bumps, but U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says that the House will consider a pair of immigration bills next week.
Jun. 13, 2018
Judge Hears Arguments In Public Records Case Against Phoenix
A Maricopa County Superior Court Judge yesterday heard arguments over whether Phoenix has to turn over documents related to renovations at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Jun. 13, 2018
Rare Rain, Low Temps To Follow First Monsoon Dust Storm
The first monsoon storm will in Arizona arrive earlier than usual this year, thanks to Tropical Storm Bud off the coast of Baja California.
Jun. 13, 2018
YAM Properties Official: Westgate Is
Westgate has a new owner, and it’s a familiar name in the Valley. GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons’ company, YAM Properties, bought the Glendale development which borders both Gila River Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium. Details of the sale have not been disclosed.
Jun. 13, 2018
AZ School Grades 20 Years In The Making, Some Feel Misrepresented
Arizona issued public schools final letter grades in April for the first time since 2014. The way the state evaluates schools has been evolving for the last two decades. Some of the state’s lowest-performing schools say it’s still a system that hurts more than helps.
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Jun. 13, 2018
Agriculture Census Asking Arizona Farmers To Be Counted
The national Census of Agriculture is wrapping up data collection that will impact funding decisions for the next five years.
Jun. 12, 2018
Ex-Wife Calls Killer Her
The ex-wife of the man who shot and killed six people in the Phoenix metro area earlier this month spoke to reporters Tuesday for the first time.
Jun. 12, 2018
USDA Leadership Visits Arizona Farms
USDA Undersecretary Bill Northey sat with producers to hear comments about how America’s domestic farming programs could be improved.
Jun. 12, 2018
Border Patrol Agent Shot In Southern Arizona
The FBI and the Border Patrol's internal affairs division, the Office of Professional Responsibility, is investigating the shooting.
Jun. 12, 2018
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Arizona “March For Our Lives” protesters held a die-in in the executive tower on the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub massacre that killed 49 people and injured 53 others.
Jun. 12, 2018
GoDaddy Owner Buys Westgate Entertainment District In Glendale
Bob Parsons’ real estate company, YAM Properties LLC, bought the complex from the company iStar Inc. It paid $133 million for 533,000 square feet of developed space and 33 acres of undeveloped space.
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Jun. 12, 2018
What Some Valley Libraries Do With Overflow Books
Mesa Public Library is holding a two-day sale of books, magazines, DVDs and vinyl records. Some books are prices at just 50 cents, a low price that reveals a big problem for libraries: book overload.
Jun. 12, 2018
Maricopa County Recorder Reacts To SCOTUS Voter Decision
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Ohio’s voter purge law has Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes conducting a voter reassurance campaign in Arizona’s most populated region.
Jun. 12, 2018
AZ Unlikely To Ratify Equal Rights Amendment
Arizona remains among 15 states yet to ratify equal rights for all citizens, including women. But Gov. Ducey sees no reason to be the deciding state.
Jun. 12, 2018
How Trade War Could Affect AZ Businesses
Canada has long been a close and friendly ally of the United States. However, that relationship has been tested recently by the war of words between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a result of last week’s G-7 Summit in Quebec.
Jun. 12, 2018

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