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Sugar Farm
Businesses in the American and Mexican food and beverage industry are finding it difficult to swallow the new agreement for trading sugar between the two countries. But deal seems to be palatable for producers of alternative sweeteners.
Jun. 22, 2017
Arizona DOT
People of Arizona are making poor choices behind the wheel. That’s leading to an increased number of fatal accidents on the road.
Jun. 22, 2017
Wildfire
Several wildfires are burning around the state, including the Encino Fire, which started late Tuesday night. There have been hundreds of wildfires, and most of them have been human caused.
Jun. 21, 2017
Navajo president's office
The Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the country, is finally getting its first Starbucks in Window Rock. This is another sign that the tribe’s capital city is growing.
Jun. 21, 2017
Campfire
The Coconino National Forest will switch to Type II fire restriction mode starting June 22. Even though forest officials had prohibited campfires starting June 15, they found 34 abandoned campfires last weekend.
Jun. 21, 2017
Diana Taurasi
Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer earlier this week. Her career has been full of successes. John Altavilla of The Hartford Courant has followed Taurasi’s career from its early stages, and he’s with me.
Jun. 21, 2017
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We’ve all heard stories about drug violence in Mexico, stories of beheadings and cartel kingpins and corrupt police officers. But what is it like to actually live in a town that’s been taken over by the drug cartels?
Jun. 21, 2017
lake mead
Whether it’s because of drought or the anticipated effects of climate change, the supply of Colorado River water to Western states is something that attracts a lot of focus. And earlier this month, we learned that less-than-ideal rainfall in the winter means that water levels in Lake Mead will be lower than anticipated and could drop 20 feet by 2019.
Jun. 21, 2017
DACA
Just last week, many undocumented students in the country got some good news. President Trump said he would continue the deferred action program that’s allowing thousands of undocumented students in the country to stay — for now. But on Tuesday, those students, often referred to as Dreamers, were dealt another blow.
Jun. 21, 2017
Jeff Flake
Senate Republicans are reportedly preparing to release their health-care bill, aimed at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. And, as work on that measure continues, a handful of senators — including Arizona’s Jeff Flake — are hearing from outside groups who support the ACA.
Jun. 21, 2017
Adrian Fontes
There are some big changes around the corner for voters in Maricopa County. The County Recorder's Office plans to send every eligible voter a mail-in ballot, whether or not they’re registered for early voting.
Jun. 21, 2017
On Tuesday’s Show, we talked with Bob Booker, the longtime executive director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts. He’s retiring from the post later this summer. What difference will those changes make when it comes to the Valley arts scene? Are the arts offerings enough for an area that contains the fifth-most populous city in the country?
Jun. 21, 2017
F-35
F-35s are expected to be taking off again today from Luke Air Force Base, after an 11-day pause. With me now to explain what may have been going on is Ron Carr, an associate professor of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
Jun. 21, 2017
Phoenix Sunset
OK, so we all know it’s really, really, really hot outside. Like, record-breaking hot. But, the reality is it’s summer — today’s the first official day, by the way — and we live in the desert. Plus, there’s a silver lining to all these excessively hot days.
Jun. 21, 2017
Voting sign
It’s a busy day on Capitol Hill when it comes to discussing Russian interference in the 2016 election. Intelligence officials have confirmed a total of 21 states have been affected by suspicious activity aimed at the election databases by Russian operatives.
Jun. 21, 2017
Theranos brochures
Medical Testing Company Theranos Inc has told its investors it has reached an agreement in principle to settle a lawsuit by Walgreens.
Jun. 21, 2017
two guys on your head logo
We may think that we prefer something brand-new to something we’ve seen before, but the truth is we are more likely to enjoy things we are familiar with.
Jun. 21, 2017
Red traffic light
Glendale city council approved a red light camera that, rather than issuing citations, will act like a deterrent.
Jun. 21, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
Arizona's largest homeless shelter is running out of water while demand is at its highest ever.
Jun. 21, 2017
A new scientific study shows extreme heatwaves are creeping further north and south of the equator.
Jun. 21, 2017

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