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The Takeaway: What Will The Kavanaugh FBI Investigation Look Like?
In emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford revealed the details of her accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI is now looking into those allegations and have one week to complete the task.
Oct. 1, 2018
League Of Women Voters AZ Sees Hike In Membership
Women are expected to vote en masses not seen since the 1920's, but don't expect them to vote on a candidate by gender.
Oct. 1, 2018
Arizonans Reacts To Kavanaugh Drama
Arizonans are watching the national Supreme Court drama closely. On Friday, people across the political spectrum reacted to the decision to delay the Senate confirmation vote.
Oct. 1, 2018
Clean Elections Act Supporters Focus On Just Half Of Measure
The Secretary of State’s office sent out voter guides last week with information on what ballot measures voters will see on their November ballot and all of the support statements for Proposition 306 focus on just one aspect of the clean election measure.
Oct. 1, 2018
Pope Francis Names Temporary Leader To Las Cruces Diocese
Pope Francis has appointed the bishop emeritus of the Tucson Diocese to temporarily oversee the Diocese of Las Cruces.
Oct. 1, 2018
The Pulse: Playing Video Games When You Can’t See The Screen
Think about what it’s like to play a racing game, like Need for Speed. You hurtle through busy streets, sometimes at 100 miles per hour. Now imagine doing all that without seeing the screen. Software engineer Karen Stevens says blind gamers explained to her how they do it.
Oct. 1, 2018
Both AZ Candidates For Governor Oppose Prop 126
Proposition 126 is a ballot initiative that would introduce language to the Arizona Constitution forbidding state lawmakers from taxing medical services, child care and even veterinary bills. Arizona lawmakers already can do that now — and have not.
Oct. 1, 2018
A proposed high rise at the Arizona Center is sparking discussion about who can afford to live downtown and how to add workforce housing.
Oct. 1, 2018
Overuse Of Chemicals May Increase Childhood Obesity
Newly published research on household cleaning products is showing a surprising connection to unhealthiness between overusing those products and childhood obesity.
Oct. 1, 2018
At 11th Hour, Canada Joins New NAFTA Deal
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be a part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal.
Sep. 30, 2018
Sing High Chop Suey House Closes After 90 Years Of Operation
One of the oldest restaurants in downtown Phoenix closed its doors for the last time Sunday. The Sing High Chop Suey House had been serving its customers for 90 years.
Sep. 30, 2018
Sweating For Science: Walkers Help Find Solutions To Urban Heat
People in Phoenix’s Edison Eastlake neighborhood took part in a 2.5-mile walk Saturday. But they weren’t necessarily participating to get exercise. The Heatmappers Walk and Ride started at Edison Park as part of a public science project.
Sep. 30, 2018
Multi-State Wildlife Crossing Across Interstate 11
While you may not be able to drive from Arizona to Nevada on the Interstate 11 yet, wildlife in the area can travel freely thanks to a multi state effort.
Sep. 30, 2018
Central Arizona Project Turns 50
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Colorado River Basin Project Act on Sept. 30, 1968. It was a long journey to get there. The 1968 law authorized the Central Arizona Project, and Arizona was then able to secure billions in federal loans.
Sep. 30, 2018
Phoenix Police: Man Sold $2.5M Worth Of Stolen Goods
Phoenix police have arrested a man who they say sold nearly $2.5 million worth of stolen property. Alejandro Arenas, 33, was booked into Maricopa County Jail on Thursday.
Sep. 29, 2018
$11.4M To Support At-Risk Families
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $11.4 million to Arizona for a program that provides support to at-risk pregnant women and families.
Sep. 29, 2018
Former Mexican Governor With Phoenix Ties Sentenced To Prison
A former Mexican governor linked to at least one real estate investment in the Phoenix area has been sentenced to nine years in prison. He was accused of money laundering and criminal association, but some in Mexico say the sentence is not enough.
Sep. 28, 2018
Border Agent Ordered To Pay $8M For Starting Wildfire
A U.S. Border Patrol agent pled guilty in federal court Friday to starting a large fire in southern Arizona in 2017.
Sep. 28, 2018
Cross-Border Inspection Program Spreads Along Border
Mexico and the U.S. are expanding a dual customs checkpoint program that both countries started testing here in Arizona.
Sep. 28, 2018
Arizona, Southwest Key Programs Set Settlement Meeting
An operator of shelters for immigrant kids has fixed one of the problems that caused Arizona to launch a legal effort to revoke the operator’s 13 state licenses.
Sep. 28, 2018

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