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1929 Newspaper Clipping Reveals Unique Christmas Party In Nogales
The U.S.-Mexico border was moved two blocks north for a couple of hours on Christmas Day in 1929 so Mexican children could participate in a celebration.
Dec. 25, 2018
Arizona Likely To Gain Congressional Seat
A new analysis by Election Data Services concludes that the shifts in population from the Northeast to the South and West pretty much guarantee that Arizona is going to pick up a 10th seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after the decennial census.
Dec. 25, 2018
EPA Pulls Permit From APS-Owned Power Plant
The Environmental Protection Agency withdrew a permit Monday it gave to the Four Corners Power Plant. The EPA said it will review the impact of pollutants the plant discharges into nearby waterways.
Dec. 25, 2018
Corporation Commissioners Call For Audit Of APS
Two utility regulators are questioning whether some customers of Arizona Public Services are paying too much — and the company is earning more than it is legally entitled.
Dec. 25, 2018
Do Open Offices Really Promote Collaboration?
More offices lately — even outside of Silicon Valley — are being designed as “open concept.” No more cubicles, no more walled-off suites. But are they worth the cost savings, and do they really make us communicate more?
Dec. 25, 2018
Marriage Battles As Family Tradition: 2 Generations Struggle For Equality
And now, a love story and a life story. That’s how Susan Green describes her book, "The Marriage Battle: A Family Tradition."
Dec. 25, 2018
Pile Into The Station Wagon: The History Of Family Road Trips
When you were a kid, did you and your family ever pile into a station wagon for a family road trip? If you did, you're not alone. Lots of families used to do this, and many still do. Rich Ratay has written a book about this time-honored family tradition.
Dec. 25, 2018
Author Details Parenting Mistakes When Teaching Kids To Succeed
Every parents wants their kids to succeed, and we try to give them all of the best advice to try to get them there. Do you try to keep them busy? Well, one leading happiness researcher — yes, that’s really what she does — says that’s not always the best approach.
Dec. 25, 2018
How Do You Celebrate Christmas? Survey Finds Religion
A new survey by Pew Research Center finds nine in 10 American adults plan to celebrate Christmas. But the way in which they celebrate appears to be changing.
Dec. 25, 2018
Christmas Stuffing: Arizona Class Introduces Beginners To Taxidermy
In the last decade or so, the art of preserving dead animals has been given new life. All across the country, communities of amateur taxidermists have sprung up.
Dec. 25, 2018
Sounds Of The City: 10,000 Lights To Illuminate Arizona
Listen to the sounds of Ryan Etherton decorating the 80-foot-tall Christmas tree at the Outlets at Anthem.
Dec. 25, 2018
Yuma County Approves Solar Project Near Dateland
The special use permit allows the company Viktoria Solar, agent for an Arizona-based business, to create a solar power generating facility with battery energy storage.
Dec. 25, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: Calexico
Calexico is one of the most notable bands to come from Arizona. For many, its music — which is sometimes called “desert noir” — is synonymous with the Southwest.
Dec. 25, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake: We Can
Sen. Jeff Flake denounced a U.S.-funded international, Spanish-language broadcast program, which used anti-Semitic language about philanthropist George Soros. The senator called for an investigation into how the program was produced and aired at all. Sen. Flake joined The Show to talk about this.
Dec. 25, 2018
150,000 Holiday Flowers Give Mexico A New Guinness Record
Almost two centuries ago, the first U.S. ambassador in Mexico brought poinsettias to the United States, turning them into the Christmas Holidays icon that we know. And Mexico celebrated its traditional Christmas flower by breaking a Guinness world record.
Dec. 25, 2018
New Years Eve Fireworks Canceled In Downtown Tempe
Downtown Tempe’s annual fireworks display has been canceled this year because the area where the fireworks are usually launched is too dry.
Dec. 24, 2018
Donations For Arizona Charities Hang On Lawmakers Next Move
Because of the new federal tax law, individual taxpayers are asking their accountants a lot of questions this last week in 2018. Arizona accountants say there’s a lot of confusion as to whether taxpayers will secure a tax benefit if they make a donation before the end of the year.
Dec. 24, 2018
Housing Market In Phoenix Shows Signs Of Slowing
A November housing report from the real estate firm RE/MAX showed it's still a sellers market in the Phoenix area.
Dec. 24, 2018
Surprise Seeks Applicants For New Community Commission
The city of Surprise is looking for volunteers to serve on its new Veterans, Disability and Human Services Commission.
Dec. 24, 2018
Scottsdale Airport Unveils $27 Million Renovation
Workers tore down the nearly 50-year-old Scottsdale Airport terminal and built an aviation business center. It features a park-like plaza area, public viewing area and new restaurant with views of the McDowell Mountains.
Dec. 24, 2018

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