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A seven-year investigation into whether former Attorney General Tom Horne broke campaign laws has come to a close. Cochise County Attorney Bill McIntyre said there isn’t enough evidence to conclude Horne broke any laws during the 2010 election cycle. Yvonne Wingett Sanchez is with the Arizona Republic and has covered the investigations into Tom Horne, and she joins us now.
Jul. 6, 2017
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A lot of people following politics — not just Democrats and progressives — are looking for guidance on how to deal with the current environment. The progressive publication The Nation is doing its best to offer advice to troubled liberals in the column called Asking for a Friend. We speak with Liza Featherstone, contributing editor at The Nation.
Jul. 6, 2017
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Arizona has joined a number of other states offering paid sick leave. The new law went into effect last week. Jack Lunsford is the president and CEO of the Arizona Small Business Association and joins us to explain the effect this law is having on businesses in the state.
Jul. 6, 2017
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The story of Manor Garden Allotments, a 100-year-old community that found itself in the path of London's 2012 Olympics.
Jul. 6, 2017
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As tensions with North Korea escalate, we look at how the people and countries within the range of North Korean missiles, from South Korea to Hawaii, are responding and preparing.
Jul. 6, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
The man accused of being the “Serial Street Shooter” was not in the courtroom when he was arraigned Thursday in Maricopa County Superior Court.
Jul. 6, 2017
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The hunt for a suspected arsonist and gunman continues as law enforcement fans out from a concentrated search in northeastern Arizona.
Jul. 6, 2017
Pima Pineapple Cactus
The future of the Pima pineapple cactus is looking up after the federal agency that protects it released a draft recovery plan this week.
Jul. 6, 2017
Chloe Flood
There will be almost half a million new jobs in computer science by 2024. Like other STEM fields, there is a dearth of women in the field. But the Girl Scouts, best known for cookies and camping, believes they can open the door to computer science.
Jul. 6, 2017
Tom Horne
Former Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne cleared of finance violations stemming from his 2010 campaign.
Jul. 6, 2017
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Those clever message boards hanging off highway overpasses throughout the state cost millions of dollars to replace, according to ADOT. So when engineers at ADOT heard an LED bulb can save taxpayers 70 percent in energy costs over the Halogen bulb, they set out to replace the lights in more than 230 message boards across the state.
Jul. 6, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
The man accused of being the "Serial Street Shooter" is scheduled for arraignment this morning in Maricopa County Superior Court. Aaron Saucedo faces a total of nine counts of first-degree murder, plus a host of other felonies.
Jul. 6, 2017
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Rain is finally in the forecast later this week. After experiencing record-breaking heat in June, the Valley may see some monsoon activity after a long, dry spell.
Jul. 6, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
To prove criminal contempt, federal prosecutors must show Apraio knowingly violated a federal judge's order to stop his immigration patrols.
Jul. 5, 2017
Jessi Colter
Singer Jessi Colter was born and raised as Mirriam Johnson, growing up in the East Valley in a religious family. That spiritual background continued to direct her life, even as she married one of the original “outlaws” of country music — Waylon Jennings.
Jul. 5, 2017
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Video games, in many cases, aren’t just games anymore. They can be a significant component of the economy. John Beck studies this. He’s president of North Star Leadership Group and has authored several books.
Jul. 5, 2017
Andy Biggs
U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs introduced a bill regarding the criminal justice system and illegal immigration that recently passed the House. We talked to Biggs this morning.
Jul. 5, 2017
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It isn’t new for companies to be a little skittish with their sponsorships — especially if something controversial emerges. But it seems like we’re witnessing more and more cases of companies bailing out. To learn more, we talked with Tim Calkins. He is a clinical professor of Marketing at Northwestern University.
Jul. 5, 2017
Years after Gov. Ducey cut $99 million from Arizona university budgets in 2015, the ripple effects are still being felt.
Jul. 5, 2017
maricopa integrated health system
The debate over health-care reform in Washington has been heated — and partisan. If this bill passes, they say that many low-income families will lose insurance and their uncompensated care will skyrocket. Large safety-net hospitals like Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix may be some of the worst hit.
Jul. 5, 2017

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