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Under a new initiative, Customs and Border Protection will prioritize the hiring of more inspectors specifically for Arizona.
Aug. 28, 2017
Stewart Building
After a public fight over a partial demolition, construction is now underway at the site of a former Studebaker car dealership at Central Avenue and McKinley Street in Phoenix.
Aug. 28, 2017
The mortgage interest deduction is a popular tax benefit for homeowners and those in Maricopa County collect the most in Arizona.
Aug. 28, 2017
health
Older Hispanics are facing language and cultural barriers when interacting with their health care providers, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research which came out last week.
Aug. 28, 2017
McDonalds is looking to hire about 2,000 people across Arizona, including nearly 900 in Maricopa County. The company designated Wednesday as "Hiring Day" with walk-in interview opportunities across the state.
Aug. 28, 2017
Dark sky
The recent solar eclipse plunged a swath of the U.S. into two minutes of gloom, but it’s nothing compared to the years-long night that almost wiped out life on Earth 66 million years ago.
Aug. 26, 2017
Jack KIrby
Monday marks what would have been Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday. And to celebrate, my next guest is hosting a couple of events this weekend, including a roast of one of Kirby’s most famous creations: Captain America. Russ Kazmierczak self-publishes Amazing Arizona Comics, and he’s with me.
Aug. 25, 2017
Joe Arpaio
President Donald Trump has granted former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio a pardon. The announcement came Friday evening after hinting at a pardon earlier in the month and essentially promising one when he visited the Valley on Tuesday.
Aug. 25, 2017
 Tennil Reed-Beurelein
A lot of us like to exercise, but what motivates someone to turn it into their livelihood? That’s what Tennil Reed-Beurelein has done. She’s a professional Crossfit athlete, and she just competed in the international Crossfit Games. She got 6th in those games. And she placed No. 1 in the U.S.
Aug. 25, 2017
Over the next three months, the Arizona Department of Transportation will be installing traffic cameras along Interstate 17 to detect wrong-way drivers.
Aug. 25, 2017
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to: monsoon season. But unlike the Big Apple, monsoon weather is unique to the Southwest, and you never quite know what it will bring. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Sarah Ventre explains why for her, the monsoon means change.
Aug. 25, 2017
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Starting Monday, online retail giant Amazon will cut prices on certain items at Whole Foods stores. The announcement, made Thursday, has competitor grocers worried.
Aug. 25, 2017
Well, if you need some extra cash, pay attention to this next story. The Clerk of the Superior Court of Arizona is trying to get more than $1 million back to people who posted it.
Aug. 25, 2017
The next presidential election is more than three years away, but that hasn’t stopped pundits and analysts from speculating about it. And one analyst says Arizona will be among the most important presidential battleground states in the country.
Aug. 25, 2017
The fight over expanding our state’s school voucher program continues this week as a coalition of conservative activists filed a lawsuit over an attempt to delay the expansion going into effect.
Aug. 25, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has made his recommendations to President Trump on potential changes to national monuments. He’s not proposing to eliminate any of them but does want to reduce the size of some. With me to talk about the recommendations is Randi Spivak, Public Lands program director at the Center for Biological Diversity, and former Arizona Gov. Bruce Babbitt served as Interior secretary under President Bill Clinton.
Aug. 25, 2017
A private prison company has agreed to pay $60,000 to a former female employee in Arizona.
Aug. 25, 2017
Friday Newscap
We start the hour with our Friday NewsCap. Joining me are Doug Cole — senior vice president with Highground Public Affairs and he’s served in the administrations of former Govs. Fife Symington and Jan Brewer — and Lawrence Robinson, executive director of the Maricopa Community College District’s Center for Civic Participation.
Aug. 25, 2017
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A year after Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem, other players are continuing to protest.
Aug. 25, 2017
Shea Home
New research shows home equity is growing. In its Q2 2017 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, ATTOM Data Solutions finds estimated market values are higher than mortgage amounts for 25 percent of properties across the U.S.
Aug. 25, 2017

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