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It’s a deal some Catholics never expected to see while others never lost faith.On Wednesday, Phoenix council members are scheduled to vote on a plan that would reopen a church steeped in history.
May. 11, 2018
A jury in Alaska has convicted a former Arizona lawmaker of first-degree murder in the 2016 death of a man during a hunting and fishing trip.
May. 11, 2018
New legislation would keep the West’s largest coal-fired power plant open. The Navajo Generating Station was on track to shut down at the end of 2019.
May. 11, 2018
The Hopi Tribal Council voted this week to oust Hopi High School’s board because of infighting. This comes a month after the board decided not to renew the contracts of 12 teachers and staff.
May. 11, 2018
Five Portlanders will be visiting the Valley this week from the Pacific Northwest. Normally, that’s not a big story, or the kind of thing we’d be talking about. But these residents are a bit different – they’re virtual reality statues that give viewers a glimpse of their city through their “eyes.”
May. 11, 2018
One assisted living facility in Phoenix uses sensors to help caregivers track residents' health.
May. 11, 2018
The Mormon Temple in downtown Mesa, built in 1927, is the oldest in Arizona. And now, the church has announced that it will be closed for two years starting this month for renovations. But part of their plans for redevelopment are raising concerns.
May. 11, 2018
Jon Talton is a native Phoenician and was a longtime columnist for The Republic. He’s also written a series of mysteries featuring Valley historian and detective David Mapstone. Talton’s latest book, The Bomb Shelter, features his take on the infamous Bolles car bombing.
May. 11, 2018
After a nearly decade-long process, California has become the first state to require every new home to be built with solar power. This requirement, which goes into effect in 2020, was unanimously approved by the California Energy Commission.
May. 11, 2018
The Viewpoint Fire, formerly called the 89E Fire, is burning about 15 miles north of Prescott. The wildfire, which started out small has now reached 2,000 acres.
May. 11, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced last year he’d run for Congress in the 9th District, and has to resign as mayor by the end of the month. He joined The Show this Friday to discuss his career up to this point and his future in politics.
May. 11, 2018
With us to talk about so-called ballot harvesting in Arizona, the possibility of the Diamondbacks leaving Phoenix and other items are former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman and the former Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party Andrei Cherny.
May. 11, 2018
For 105 years, the Boy Scouts of America and the Mormon Church have been so intertwined, it can seem like they’re one and the same. But this week, the church made an historic announcement: it will end its century-old partnership with the Boy Scouts and create its own youth programs for its congregations around the world.
May. 11, 2018
Immigration has always been a riddle for the U.S., the issue repeatedly vexing lawmakers over the years. Senator John McCain has made multiple runs at immigration reform, even though his ideas weren’t always popular in the state he represents, or his within his own party.
May. 11, 2018
The Takeaway: #MeToo Takes Different Shape in Pennsylvania Statehouse
In dozens of states, lawmakers have been taking up the issue of sexual misconduct within their own ranks since #MeToo erupted last fall. At least 20 state lawmakers have lost their jobs as a result. But in Pennsylvania, things are unfolding differently.
May. 11, 2018
Next year an additional 265 school districts in Arizona will be eligible for a program to give free lunch to all students, potentially doubling the program.
May. 10, 2018
The Tinder Fire is nearly 80 percent contained, but winds that are expected for Thursday and Friday could cause it to grow. The fire has already wiped out 33 homes, 54 minor structures and burned more than 16,000 acres.
May. 10, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now tally 149 people in 29 states who have been sickened with E. coli from romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC is warning consumers to not buy or eat lettuce grown in the region, but it's California, not Arizona, that is impacted economically.
May. 10, 2018
The Mesa City council voted to put a resolution on the November 6 ballot that would increase the sales tax from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The increase would generate approximately 25 million dollars annually.
May. 10, 2018
Arizona is one of many states to recently pass laws aimed at preventing boycotts of Israel. Opponents call the measure an effort to suppress free speech. A new federal lawsuit could determine whether that's true.
May. 10, 2018

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