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Friday Newscap
For our Friday NewsCap segment, we discussed Secretary of State Michele Reagan’s decision not to share Arizona’s voter information with a Presidential Commission, health-care protests at Sen. Jeff Flake’s offices and other items. Our guests were pollster and radio host Mike O’Neil and Joanna Allhands, azcentral.com's digital opinions editor.
Jul. 7, 2017
Ironwood Forest
Three of Arizona’s congressmen are urging the Trump administration to eliminate some of the state’s national monuments.
Jul. 7, 2017
the takeaway logo
One of the most highly anticipated meetings at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, will take place on the sidelines, between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Jul. 7, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Plans for a new coffee shop in their neighborhood aren’t sitting well with some people who live around 67th Avenue and Pinnacle Peak Road.
Jul. 7, 2017
Holly Rose
At the end of July, the Susan G. Komen Arizona chapter closes its doors, while its executive director promises to continue supporting cancer research in our state through the national cancer programs.
Jul. 7, 2017
Scottsdale-based El Capitan Precious Metals says it has reached a deal to sell to a U.S.-based refinery through a Canadian broker.
Jul. 7, 2017
uber self-driving cars
Could self-driving cars solve career burnout? Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven answers.
Jul. 7, 2017
Gene Alan Carpenter
A man accused of endangering firefighters by flying a drone over the Goodwin Fire pleaded not guilty Thursday in Mayer Justice Court. Gene Alan Carpenter is free after posting bond.
Jul. 7, 2017
Falcon Field in north Mesa
Mesa’s Falcon Field was built in 1941 to support pilot training in World War II. Now the city is looking to the airport’s future.
Jul. 7, 2017
Jason Michael Barton
Protesters took to streets of Mesa last night to march in solidarity with a man who says he was assaulted by the police.
Jul. 7, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Thursday was the final day of the criminal contempt trial of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Jul. 6, 2017
Palo Verde golf course
Four years after using money from a parks fund to bail out the city’s golf courses, Phoenix now has a plan to pay it back. Phoenix set a five-year goal to sell 10 properties.
Jul. 6, 2017
While the amount of opioids prescribed in Arizona has mostly decreased or stabilized in recent years, parts of the state still have more opioids being doled out than much of the country.
Jul. 6, 2017
Freeway crane
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers in the Valley that westbound I-10 will be closed at 59th Avenue this weekend starting Friday at 10 p.m through Monday 5 a.m.
Jul. 6, 2017
Since the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag took over the conversation surrounding the legendary awards in 2015, the Academy of Arts and Sciences has been trying to diversify. The Academy announced last week that it has opened its doors to 774 new members — many of them people of color and women.
Jul. 6, 2017
La Mesita Corner
As affordable housing continues to be a challenge in the Valley, Mesa nonprofit A New Leaf is opening 30 new housing units aimed at chronically homeless and low-income residents of Maricopa County. For more on this, I spoke with Laura Bode with A New Leaf.
Jul. 6, 2017
backyard pool with slide
Listen to the sounds of Dewitt Parry fixing a pool underwater.
Jul. 6, 2017
Unless you’re from southern Arizona, when you hear the last name "Ronstadt," you’ll automatically think of legendary singer Linda Ronstadt first. And though her artistic impact has been felt internationally, the city of Tucson was associated with the Ronstadt family long before that — as early as the late 19th century with the Fred Ronstadt Hardware company.
Jul. 6, 2017
Insider Threats book
Reality Winner, the former federal contractor, is scheduled to go on trial in October; she’s accused of leaking classified information to a media outlet. Scott Sagan writes about these inside threats. He’s a political science professor at Stanford, and co-author and co-editor of the book "Insider Threats."
Jul. 6, 2017
Texas border
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that unaccompanied minors who enter the U.S. illegally must be given a court hearing. For more on this, Evelyn Cruz joins us. She’s a clinical professor at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Jul. 6, 2017

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