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ASU President Crow: AG Lawsuit Unfounded, Strange
Last week, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich continued his battle against Arizona State University. He filed a second lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents saying ASU’s real estate deal with the Omni Hotel is an illegal use of tax-free land.
Jan. 14, 2019
McCain Mural In Scottsdale Sparks Debate Over Art, Property Rights
A battle over the proper way to pay an artistic tribute to an Arizona icon is brewing in Old Town Scottsdale. Last week, a privately-funded public mural honoring John McCain was put on hold by city leaders. The project is being reconsidered after complaints from a local business owner who insists his opposition has more to do with property rights than it does politics.
Jan. 14, 2019
The Takeaway: Cybersecurity Threatened By Extended Government Shutdown
The U.S. saw a record-breaking number of data breaches and information hacks in 2018, and with the shutdown at a record-breaking number of days, is the U.S. more vulnerable to attack?
Jan. 14, 2019
Arizona Representatives Show Split Over Shutdown
Into the fourth week of the longest government shutdown in U.S. History, Arizona’s Congressional delegation continues to fight along party lines.
Jan. 14, 2019
Sen. Fann: Lawmakers To Consider Raises For Officers
When Arizona Gov. Ducey gives his State of the State Address Monday afternoon, one of the lawmakers sitting behind him will be the new Senate president, Karen Fann, of Prescott. She talked about what she hopes to hear from the governor.
Jan. 14, 2019
The Takeaway: New Reports Underscore FBI
This weekend, The New York Times published a report detailing the FBI's shock following President Trump's firing of James Comey in 2017. The bureau opened up a counterintelligence inquiry into the President's connections with Russia, worried that he may have been working as an agent of a foreign state.
Jan. 14, 2019
Water, Ed Expected To Be Main Points In State Of The State
On Monday afternoon, Gov. Doug Ducey will give the annual State of the State speech. For a preview on what he might talk about, The Show spoke with Carmen Foreman, who covers the governor’s office for the Arizona Capitol Times.
Jan. 14, 2019
Court: Woman Can Use Battered Woman Syndrome As Defense
A federal appeals court ordered a new trial for a Tucson woman, saying she was wrongly denied the chance to present evidence of battered woman syndrome in her defense against weapons charges.
Jan. 14, 2019
Ducey Lawyers Challenge Suit Calling For Special Election
A lawsuit filed before the new year looks to demand a special Arizona election to replace the late Sen. John McCain. Lawyers for Gov. Doug Ducey are challenging the suit, saying Ducey abided by the state constitution when he appointed Martha McSally to succeed Jon Kyl.
Jan. 14, 2019
LISTEN: Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey delivers his State of the State on Monday afternoon as the first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature gets under way. Listen live.
Jan. 14, 2019
Shutdown Won
A federal court hearing will go forward as scheduled in Nevada next week on the state's attempt to block the Energy Department's plans to ship plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada despite claims by U.S. lawyers that they need more time to prepare due to the partial government shutdown.
Jan. 14, 2019
Education Will Be Key Issue At Arizona Capitol — Again
The first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature begins Monday with Gov. Doug Ducey giving his State of the State address. Education is again expected to take center stage at the Capitol.
More Arizona Politics News
Jan. 14, 2019
Shooting Outside Phoenix Motel Kills Woman, 5 Wounded
The suspected shooter and a friend arrived Sunday morning at the Pay Less Inn near 25th and Van Buren streets when witnesses say they got into a verbal altercation with a group of people. Phoenix police spokesman Armando Carbajal says the argument then escalated.
Jan. 14, 2019
iPhone App Shows Hygiene Scores Of Businesses
The data from every public health inspection grade and violation over the past two years for more than 20,000 businesses that serve food in Phoenix to develop an overall score.
Jan. 14, 2019
Phoenix Police Preparing For 2,000 Body Cameras
The Phoenix Police Department is ready to spend nearly $6 million to equip all patrol officers with body-worn cameras that automatically activate.
Jan. 14, 2019
District 1 Supervisor Denny Barney To Step Down
There is going to be an opening on the five member Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. District 1 supervisor Denny Barney plans to step down next month.
Jan. 11, 2019
Members Of AZ Congress Defer Paychecks
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are deferring their paychecks as the partial federal government shutdown continues into a third week.
Jan. 11, 2019
ADOT Repairing Tucson Freeway
ADOT is repairing a road on I-10 in Tucson between Ruthrauff Road and Miracle Mile that was causing damage to vehicles.
Jan. 11, 2019
Comic Book-Themed Restaurant Picks Phoenix For First U.S. Spot
Four friends with a passion for good food and comics opened the first ComicX in Hermosillo, Sonora, in 2010. Since then it’s grown to 36 locations in Mexico. This summer, ComicX is expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace.
Jan. 11, 2019
AG: ASU Can
The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Arizona Tax Court against the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees the state’s universities, and it’s over ASU real estate deals Attorney General Mark Brnovich says are illegal.
Jan. 11, 2019

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