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Guests Chris Herstam and Marcus Dell’Artino talked about the opioid special session and a new campaign to talk up Arizona’s education system.
Jan. 26, 2018
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Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, the largest cattle feeding operation in the world, is being acquired for $200 million. JBS USA announced the sale Five Rivers to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management LP last week.
Jan. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Getting Up To Speed On The Russia Investigation
On Thursday, The New York Times reported that President Trump ordered the firing of Robert Mueller last June. The news could have major implications in the Russia investigation.
Jan. 26, 2018
Scientists Sue EPA Over Who Can Serve On Advisory Boards
The Union of Concerned Scientists this week filed to sue the Environmental Protection Agency in federal court. The lawsuit is over an EPA policy that changes who can serve on its advisory boards.
Jan. 26, 2018
Arizona House, Senate Pass Opioid Bill
The Arizona House has joined the state Senate in approving a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey designed to crack down on opioids and cut the number of overdose deaths.
Jan. 26, 2018
Arizona Lawmaker Proposal Would Block Future Wage Increases
A state lawmaker wants to give Arizona voters a chance to decide if the current $10.50 an hour minimum wage is as high as it should go.
Jan. 26, 2018
2 Democratic Candidates For Trent Franks
For the second night in a row, a debate was held in the special election to replace Trent Franks. This time, it was the Democrats’ turn.
Jan. 26, 2018
When Was The Last Time An AZ Dem Won A U.S. Senate Seat?
With talks of Arizona turning purple, does a moderate Democrat have a chance at a statewide election? This story looks back to see how Arizona’s past may mirror today’s politics.
Jan. 26, 2018
Sections Of I-10 In Phoenix Closed This Weekend
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers about significant closures on Interstate 10 this weekend.
Jan. 26, 2018
WATCH: President Trump At The World Economic Forum
President Donald Trump is speaking at the World Economic Forum on Friday morning in Davos, Switzerland. Aides say the president's speech is a pitch to do business in the United States, where Trump is working to foster a new climate of low taxes and limited regulations.
Jan. 26, 2018
 New Chief Justice Sworn In To Navajo Nation Supreme Court
More than six months after she was appointed to the Navajo Nation’s highest court, a new chief justice was confirmed by the Navajo Nation Council on Wednesday.
Jan. 26, 2018
Mesa Animal Shelter Fighting To Contain Infection
The Maricopa County animal shelter in Mesa is taking desperate measures to contain an upper respiratory infection called Strep Zoo.
Jan. 25, 2018
ADOT Sees Truck Violation Decrease at Border
New safety course offered for truck drivers in Mexico leads to reduction of violations.
Jan. 25, 2018
Research Stations Focusing On Growing Climate-Resilient Crops
Today, we’re used to being able to get whatever foods we want anytime. We can get strawberries in winter, grapefruit in the fall, lettuce year-round — no matter when they’re supposed to be harvested. But climate change might be throwing a wrench in those modern-day expectations.
Jan. 25, 2018
Sounds Of The City: All Aboard The Miniature World Of Model Railroads
Listen to the sounds of Alan Vincent running model trains with the Thunderbird Model Railroad Club.
Jan. 25, 2018
 Can Apocalyptic Rhetoric Lead To Wars, Economic Problems?
Language intended to stoke passion or even fear in some cases is a consistent part of America’s political history. From the nation’s founding to the Civil War to last November’s election, candidates have embraced what could be called apocalyptic rhetoric.
Jan. 25, 2018
Survey Finds Increase In Americans Without Health Insurance
The percentage of Americans without health insurance ticked up slightly in 2017, according to a Gallup Survey.
Jan. 25, 2018
Montana 1st State To Come Up With Alternative In Response To Net Neutrality Repeal
Last month, the FCC took the anticipated step of overturning net neutrality on a 3-2 vote. And very soon, that means the system in place since 2015 will no longer be in effect.
Jan. 25, 2018
Glendale Leaders Kill Light Rail Plan, Debate What To Do With Transportation Money
Glendale officials are debating what to do with money earmarked for transportation after the city council voted not to move forward with light rail.
Jan. 25, 2018
Tree Rings Tell Story Of Jet Stream
The North Atlantic jet stream has been changing over the last half century, as have extreme summer weather events in Europe, a University of Arizona-led team found.
Jan. 25, 2018

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