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La Paz County Wants To Buy Thousands Of Acres From Federal Government
If Congress passes a bill, the federal government may sell more than 8,000 acres of property to La Paz County. The County wants to use it for economic development.
Oct. 6, 2017
Authentic Connections Program Expected To Head To ASU
Arizona State University's psychology department plans to expand a study targeting women dealing with high levels of stress.
Oct. 6, 2017
Arizona Diamondbacks Confident As They Begin NLDS Against Dodgers
After a wild win in the wildcard game, the Arizona Diamondbacks have made their way to Los Angeles to begin the National League Division series against the Dodgers Friday night.
Oct. 6, 2017
Yavapai County Jail District Sales Tax Set To Expire
A sales tax that helps fund the Yavapai County Jail District is set to expire.
Oct. 6, 2017
Navajo Housing Authority Forfeits $26 Million
The Navajo Housing Authority will forfeit nearly a quarter of the $96 million in federal funds it was awarded for affordable housing projects. That’s part of a settlement reached with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Oct. 6, 2017
Gold Coin Sales Drop To Lowest Levels In A Decade, Despite Arizona Tax Exemption
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law in May to exempt the sale of U.S. gold coins in the state from capital gains taxes. Tax free status would arguably spur investment, but that does not seem to be happening on the large scale.
Oct. 6, 2017
Service Industries Reach Highest Point In A Decade
Service-related industries grew in September at their fastest pace in 12 years, according to the latest analysis from Tempe-based Institute for Supply Management. The analysis said the sector is growing because of the country’s two recent hurricanes, not despite them.
Oct. 6, 2017
As Data Use Expands, More
What we know as the cloud can take many forms -- even a fake palm tree.
Oct. 6, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio Visits Arizona To Fundraise For Sen. Jeff Flake
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida will headline a fundraising lunch for Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's re-election campaign on Monday.
Oct. 5, 2017
CDC: Hepatitis A Outbreak In Arizona Linked To San Diego
Public health officials say an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A that has sickened hundreds in Southern California also made its way to Arizona earlier this year.
Oct. 5, 2017
Sahuaro Ranch Building Fires Under Investigation
Four buildings at Sahuaro Ranch Park were damaged in fires last month. Police are asking the public for any information that can help them investigate.
Oct. 5, 2017
Sex Offenders Cannot Face Enhanced Sentencing If No Child Is Involved
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors cannot seek enhanced sentencing in child sex cases where no child exists.
Oct. 5, 2017
A Photographer
When you hear the name ‘the Tutu Project,’ you might think it’s something to do with the ballet. But for photographer Bob Carey, wearing a pink tutu is more about vulnerability.
Oct. 5, 2017
Author Digs Into Dark Corners Of Victorian Era
Therese Oneill's new book, Unmentionable: A Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners, is filled with helpful tips for any woman looking to travel back to the height of the Victorian era.
Oct. 5, 2017
Desert Botanical Garden Building New Horticultural Center
Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden is known, obviously, for its plants. But it’s been undergoing a bit of a makeover, in terms of its buildings. It’s part of the garden’s new horticultural center, and has been in the works for a few years; the first phase opened earlier this year.
Oct. 5, 2017
Equifax Breach Leads To Broader Homeland Security Concerns
140 million consumers were part of the recent Equifax hack, and it’s just the latest in a string of these data breaches that have left millions of Americans at risk. But, according to one expert from Arizona State University, compromised consumer information in these hacks may be the least of our worries.
Oct. 5, 2017
Activists Ask Phoenix City Council To Get Involved In Effort To Save Chinese Cultural Center
Members of the Chinese community gathered outside the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday – it’s part of the ongoing controversy over the future of the city’s Chinese Cultural Center.
Oct. 5, 2017
Hospital On Navajo Nation Reaches Multi-Million Dollar Settlement With Federal Government
Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado, Arizona on the Navajo Nation has agreed to a $200 million settlement with the Indian Health Service. The settlement ends an ongoing lawsuit in which hospital administrators alleged the IHS illegally terminated a contract with the hospital.
Oct. 5, 2017
Phoenix To Pitch Park Central Mall For Amazon
Amazon is accepting bids this month for a $5 billion, 50,000-employee second headquarters, and Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa and Tucson are all preparing their pitches. So, where would this massive new headquarters go if we got it?
Oct. 5, 2017
Phoenix Is Getting Out Of The Hotel Business
The city has owned the Sheraton hotel downtown for a decade, but Phoenix City Council agreed Wednesday to sell it to an out-of-state investor for $255 million. The Show’s Lauren Gilger spoke with Councilman Waring to get his reaction to the vote, and why he thinks the city should have never been in the hotel businesses to begin with.
Oct. 5, 2017

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