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This year, country singer Rex Allen Jr. will take the stage at Rex Allen Days in Willcox, Arizona for the last time. The Show’s Lauren Gilger spoke with him more about his decision to retire, his own legacy and what it was like to grow up the son of a famous “singing cowboy.”
Oct. 6, 2017
Arizona Department of Education offices
The Arizona Department of Education has released school performance letter grade information to the public for the 2016-17 school year. They were initially released to public school officials in late September.
Oct. 6, 2017
As more options have emerged — including expansion of fields offered by community colleges or a greater commitment to trade schools — it seems that fewer Americans have faith in the importance of getting a degree.
Oct. 6, 2017
There’s been an increased focus on making sure schools include arts education, but some schools struggle to afford the arts. That’s where a Act One, a Valley-based non-profit, comes in.
Oct. 6, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reports that about a quarter of those eligible to renew their DACA status by Thursday's deadline didn't. Angela Banks, a professor of law at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, joins us on The Show to talk about it.
Oct. 6, 2017
The website Backpage.com settled a sex trafficking lawsuit brought by three girls. They had alleged the “escort” section of the site made it possible for them to be sold for sex. We learned more about the settlement from Dominique Roe-Sepowitz, Associate Professor in the ASU School of Social Work and director of the Office of Sex Trafficking Intervention Research.
Oct. 6, 2017
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CBS News Correspondent David Begnaud has been reporting from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This week, he returned to the mainland U.S., and he sits down with The Takeaway to reflect on his experiences from the ground.
Oct. 6, 2017
Bureau of Land Management
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
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Arizona State University's psychology department plans to expand a study targeting women dealing with high levels of stress.
Oct. 6, 2017
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Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto has apologized and said it was a mistake for him to wear an Apple Watch in the dugout during the NL wild-card game against Colorado.
Oct. 6, 2017
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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
Bank of the West
A San Francisco-based bank that operates in 23 states is expanding its Arizona presence with a new office in Tempe with space for 1,000 workers.
Oct. 6, 2017
A sales tax that helps fund the Yavapai County Jail District is set to expire.
Oct. 6, 2017
Sen. Catherine Miranda
The Arizona Senate's ethics committee has voted along party lines to investigate a Democratic lawmaker who is accused of circulating a petition to repeal a new school voucher expansion bill when it wasn't properly filled out.
Oct. 6, 2017
Navajo Housing Authority
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
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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
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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
What we know as the cloud can take many forms -- even a fake palm tree.
Oct. 6, 2017
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida will headline a fundraising lunch for Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's re-election campaign on Monday.
Oct. 5, 2017
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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

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