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Mexico Will Pump $30B Into Central America To Slow Migration
The Central American Full Development Plan launched by the Mexican government would benefit Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the next five years. Mexico is actively pursuing the United States’ participation in the initiative to slow migration.
Dec. 13, 2018
Mesa Creates Plans For Affordable Housing
Mesa may have roots as a small Mormon settlement. But today, it’s the third largest city in the state with nearly half a million people living in it. Needless to day, it has grown a lot. But housing costs there have also gone up at the same time that families have gotten poorer.
Dec. 13, 2018
What The New Farm Bill Means For AZ Ag, SNAP Program
On Wednesday, the nation’s agriculture industry let out a sigh of relief with the passage of the 2019 Farm Bill — it's now headed for President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature.
Dec. 13, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Developing Positively Perfect Photos
Listen to the sounds of Daniel Iannaccone developing film into photo prints at the Phoenix Film Revival studio.
Dec. 13, 2018
How Medicare Affects The Shortage Of General Practitioners
More medical students today are going into more lucrative specialties instead of pursuing the much-needed general practitioner route.
Dec. 13, 2018
Does The Affordable Care Act Keep Costs Down?
The Show looked at the issue of cost containment or, in plain English, trying to keep health care costs down — or at least from going up too much. It was one of the aims of the ACA, but research suggests that might not be happening.
Dec. 13, 2018
Phoenix Votes Down Rate Hike, Postpones Arena Deal
The city council yesterday voted down a proposed water rate increase, although Mayor Thelda Williams says she plans to bring the issue back before the council.
Dec. 13, 2018
Advocacy Group Pushes For Prison Reform
This week in Washington, D.C., lawmakers are debating criminal justice reform. Two major bills that will impact the country’s incarcerated adult and youth populations are moving through the House and Senate.
Dec. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Theresa May Stays, As A Messy Brexit Continues
On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no confidence vote called by members of her own Conservative Party. That means she will stay in power as the messy Brexit story continues to unfold.
Dec. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: Huawei Investigation Adds New Strain On Tech And Trade Wars
Canada, China, and the U.S. are at the center of an international crisis that hinges on trade, technology, and concerns about espionage.
Dec. 13, 2018
Even Fire-Resistant Houses Are Burning In California
Last month's Woolsey fire destroyed more than 16-hundred structures. That type of devastating fire is becoming the norm in California. One year ago this week, the Thomas fire broke out. It ended up burning 775 homes. Massive fires of the past two years are calling into question how effective those codes are.
Dec. 13, 2018
Valley Trucking Company Caught In CA Recycling Sting
Investigators arrest the owner of a Glendale trucking company suspected in a California recycling fraud sting.
Dec. 13, 2018
AZ High Court Upholds Stricter Petition Law — For Now
The recently established Arizona law restricting voters' ability to put their own measures on the ballot will stand as is. Opponents, led by attorney Roopali Desai, tried to argue the Republican authored 2017 law is unconstitutional.
Dec. 13, 2018
Rep. McSally Gives Farewell Speech To U.S. House
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally has given her final speech to the U.S. House of Representatives as she prepares to leave office early next year.
Dec. 13, 2018
Love, Loss And A Phone Number: 3 Widows Make Unlikely Connection
When someone dies, the physical items they leave behind can hold a kind of magic for their loved ones – glasses, an old car, worn shoes. But what about something as intangible as a phone number? The story of how one cellphone number bonded three women, each grieving for the husband she lost.
Dec. 13, 2018
Phoenix City Council Votes Against Water Rate Increase
The increase would have been split over two years and the city said the average customer would have paid about $2 more a month. But the Phoenix City Council voted 5-3 against the hike.
Dec. 13, 2018
Researchers Study Alzheimer
Despite composing nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population, Latinos remain underrepresented in American biomedical research. A recent study sought patterns in an Alzheimer’s-related gene among more diverse and representative Latino populations.
Dec. 13, 2018
Suns CEO Says Team Wants To Stay In Phoenix
“Our commitment, 100 percent, is to stay in downtown Phoenix, to come to a resolution with that,” said Jason Rowley, the team’s president and CEO.
Dec. 12, 2018
Study: Snowpack Decline Steeper In Colorado River Basin
The decline in snowpack has a more significant effect on the Colorado River basin than on other parts of the U.S.
Dec. 12, 2018
Ducey Warns Lawmakers Not To Touch Vehicle Fee Hike
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has warned state lawmakers that repealing or reducing the $32 vehicle registration fee for the Department of Public Safety could undermine the current budget.
Dec. 12, 2018

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