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Certain restaurants and bars in Phoenix will have to pay more attention to parking. This week council members approved a new requirement.
Apr. 6, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
A judge has allowed former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lead defense attorney to remove himself from the case. Mel McDonald has been by Joe Arpaio’s side since the case was referred for criminal prosecution last year.
Apr. 6, 2017
falcon nest home with thumb butte
The "Falcon's Nest" was a controversial topic in the 1990s. Sukumar Pal's home in Prescott towers over the pines at 124 feet. To put that in perspective, Niagara Falls is just 43 feet taller. Now he’s selling the house. The real question is, how was it built in the first place?
Apr. 6, 2017
ASU sign
And there’s another film festival taking place in the Valley this weekend — the seventh-annual Human Rights Film Festival starts tomorrow at Arizona State University.
Apr. 6, 2017
Phoenix Film Festival
The 17th Phoenix Film Festival gets underway Thursday night, with a screening of the movie "The Hero," starring Sam Elliott, Nick Offerman and Laura Prepon.
Apr. 6, 2017
The Greatest Story  Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?
Physicist Lawrence Krauss’ new book — while not directly attacking the Bible — chooses to claim its own title as "The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?"
Apr. 6, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
HB 2382 — aka the Free Speech in Medicine Act — was signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey last month. It’s intended to give drug companies the freedom to tell physicians and other medical professionals about so-called off-label uses for approved pharmaceuticals.
Apr. 6, 2017
The H1-B Visa program has generally been a popular one. But the Trump administration has announced greater scrutiny will be applied to the applications, in what it says will clarify whether the positions could be better filled by an American worker.
Apr. 6, 2017
A late amendment to a bill is circulating in the Arizona Legislature that will force Department of Child Safety workers to obtain warrants before removing children from their homes. Now we turn to Mary Jo Pitzl, state government reporter for The Arizona Republic.
Apr. 6, 2017
Business people
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has found, in a new report, that workers in low-income communities are having trouble finding full-time jobs.
Apr. 6, 2017
State lawmakers today are set to debate bills that would allow nearly all Arizona public school students to use taxpayer money to attend private schools. With me to talk about this is Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Apr. 6, 2017
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Pretend to be a telemarketer to learn about your crush or tap into the most famous prankster in America. This episode is all about tricks and the tricksters behind them.
Apr. 6, 2017
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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump removed Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council.
Apr. 6, 2017
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Between January 2015 and July 2016, some 68 companies that received government contracts had violated wage laws.
Apr. 6, 2017
Steven Jones
The trial of a Northern Arizona University student accused of shooting four fellow students has begun. In October 2015, authorities say Steven Jones shot and killed one of the students, and injured the others.
Apr. 6, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
State regulators will be hearing about the future of the Arizona coal market Thursday.
Apr. 6, 2017
classroom
School Vouchers bill is revived and appears to have enough votes to extend the program to all Arizona schoolchildren.
Apr. 6, 2017
parked cars
Lawmakers are supporting the Good Samaritan bill for rescuing children and pets locked in hot cars.
Apr. 6, 2017
texting and driving
An effort to restrict the state’s newest drivers from tapping away on their cell phones, appears to be dead in the state legislature.
Apr. 6, 2017
Responding to the House speaker’s pledge to involve them in the budget process, top Democrats in the Arizona Legislature say their spending priorities are still being largely ignored by Republicans at the State Capitol.
Apr. 6, 2017

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