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The annual National Council of Legislators from Gaming States conference started in Scottsdale today. We talked about current gaming issues with Joseph Weinert, executive vice president of Spectrum Gaming Group, the organizer behind the conference.
Jan. 6, 2017
A new Phoenix-based think tank officially launched Thursday. The Arizona Center for Economic Progress is a project of Children’s Action Alliance.
Jan. 6, 2017
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday, to open their 2017 legislative session. And, one of the issues they may take up, as they did last year, is election law.
Jan. 6, 2017
Some Sedona residents are fighting to protect the land surrounding the town where they live. They submitted a proposal to designate the area a national monument.
Jan. 6, 2017
Fossil Creek
The U.S. Forest Service has invited the public to comment on a proposed plan to manage visitor access to Fossil Creek. It’s meant to protect the unique ecology of the popular swimming spot.
Jan. 6, 2017
Tracking customer movements and using more technology will be the focus for some retailers in the New Year. During a November conference in Scottsdale, industry experts talked about the physical "store of the future" which sounds more like a playground for brands and products.
Jan. 6, 2017
city of goodyear logo
City council voted to increase the price by $2 for every ticket, besides lawn tickets, and add $1 for game day tickets.
Jan. 6, 2017
Santa Cruz River
Don’t get out your rod and reel at this news, but there are fish in the Santa Cruz River! Yes, that mostly dry channel that cuts across central Tucson south to north.
Jan. 6, 2017
An Arizona lawmaker said he wants to expand hate crime laws to include political beliefs and opinions after seeing a video of a man being beaten for his support of President-elect Donald Trump.
Jan. 6, 2017
elderly couple
Earlier this week, the moving company, United Van Lines, released its 40th Annual National Movers Study. The study tracks customer migration patterns. And one particular population stands out.
Jan. 6, 2017
soil
A plan is underway to remove soil that was contaminated with lead at the former site of the Prescott Sportsmen’s Club Shooting Range.
Jan. 6, 2017
Five years after the Matador restaurant closed its doors in downtown Phoenix, plans are moving forward to fill the vacant space. The mixed-use project in city-owned property includes a new restaurant and more.
Jan. 6, 2017
Sloane Park
It will be the hottest ticket this spring when the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs return to Sloan Park in Mesa. Cubs spring-training tickets go on sale online Friday morning. And tickets will be at a premium after the team finally snapped their 108 year losing streak.
Jan. 5, 2017
Arizona Court of Appeals logo
Four years after former Gov. Jan Brewer pushed a Medicaid expansion plan through the Legislature, the plan will be challenged in court.
Jan. 5, 2017
The price you pay for gas depends on, among other things, the price of oil. Bloomberg energy reporter Bailey Lipshultz said OPEC continues to reduce oil supply, which means prices go up everywhere.
Jan. 5, 2017
Artist’s conception of the Lucy
NASA’s Discovery Program has selected two projects, both with Arizona ties, to delve into the ancient history of the solar system. One craft, Psyche, will head to the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. The other, Lucy, will explore six asteroids that share an orbit with Jupiter. Scientists believe that the targets embody different aspects of early solar system history.
Jan. 5, 2017
police
When Michelle Cusseaux was shot and killed by Phoenix police in 2014, her death sparked outrage across the Valley.
Jan. 5, 2017
Golfing in lot
If you’ve been to Downtown Phoenix recently, the chances are that you saw an empty lot. Many of these vacant spaces have sat untouched for years but recently, one particular lot has been turned into something you might not expect in the middle of the city.
Jan. 5, 2017
computer
It’s been about nine months since we first heard about the Panama Papers — more than 11 million leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm that detailed how wealthy people worldwide used off-shore tax havens.
Jan. 5, 2017
light rail phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Keon McGuire riding the light rail from Tempe to Phoenix.
Jan. 5, 2017

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