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Next month golf is coming back to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1904. Despite the triumphant return, many golfers have decided to keep their clubs in the bag. Several big names dropped out citing Zika concerns, but factors like money and prestige may also be in play.
Jul. 26, 2016
The state budget signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in May included $1.5 million for the Arizona Commission on the Arts—double its previous year’s funding. That gave the Commission the opportunity to pass out many more grants, in this case, to 239 groups.
Jul. 26, 2016
Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of a new book for kids about 9/11, called "Towers Falling," and the artistic director of Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Thursday will mark a special occasion for two dozen small business owners across the Valley. They’ll graduate from Local First Arizona’s Spanish language accelerator program.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Tuesday is the first day the state is taking applications for the recently unfrozen KidsCare health-care program. It provides insurance for children in low-income families
Jul. 26, 2016
Democrats are hoping for a more unified second day of their national convention Tuesday. Monday’s opening day featured a good amount of booing, mainly from supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Jul. 26, 2016
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The Show’s Lauren Gilger caught up with Ellie Perez on her cell phone in Philly where she’s a page for the delegation at the DNC.She’s also in the country under the DACA program, which shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Jul. 26, 2016
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The U.S. government announced Tuesday it is expanding its efforts to help Central American families trying to get to the U.S. in order to stave off a surge of migrants at the border.
Jul. 26, 2016
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A coalition of conservation advocates have filed an official objection against the Tonto National Forest’s motorized travel plan.
Jul. 26, 2016
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The Maricopa County Sheriff’s office is investigating what Sheriff Joe Arpaio says is a likely murder-suicide at a home south of Gilbert.
Jul. 26, 2016
Named after his great uncle, Earp re-enacts his famous relative's life in a series of bio-dramas that he and wife have performed throughout North America.
Jul. 26, 2016
Arizona delegates react to the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Jul. 26, 2016
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Navajo leaders and community members are outraged and are petitioning for a federal investigation into the shooting death of a Navajo woman last March.
Jul. 25, 2016
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The University of Arizona Cancer Center is contributing to a national effort to bring cancer treatments and prevention to patients within five years.
Jul. 25, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix is undergoing some dramatic changes, but there’s still work to be done to make the city more walkable and bikeable, and more of a community.
Jul. 25, 2016
Fire crews rescued four people from Phoenix trails today Monday in two separate, heat-related incidents.
Jul. 25, 2016
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Route 66’s history is one that’s primarily connected with the Nat King Cole song about getting your kicks, but that route was often an uncomfortable—sometimes risky—one for African-American travelers.
Jul. 25, 2016
It’s Monday, so let’s celebrate the working life. We’re looking at the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about.
Jul. 25, 2016
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Rashad Shabazz, an associate professor at ASU’s School of Transformation has been closely watching protests and rallies unfold in our community. He says the younger, diverse crowds are the "future of the Valley."
Jul. 25, 2016
The Show talked with Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute about how government and political conspiracies seem to have made a comeback.
Jul. 25, 2016

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