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Scottsdale Progress Relaunches With Smaller Staff, Big Aspirations
The first issue of Scottsdale’s hometown newspaper published in 1948 — before the city was even officially a city. The last iteration of the Scottsdale Progress ended in 2009. The paper relaunched Sunday, Sept. 16 — an anomaly in an era of shrinking local news coverage.
Sep. 18, 2018
ADOT Sells Excess Land For $28.7M
The Arizona Department of Transportation has made the largest sale of excess property in its history. ADOT sold a piece of land along the I-10 in Phoenix for $28.7 million.
Sep. 17, 2018
AZ Dept. Of Forestry And Fire Management Goes To NC
An all-hazard team from Arizona is helping first responders in North Carolina deal with the aftermath of Tropical Storm Florence.
Sep. 17, 2018
Brnovich Breaks Silence On Cellphone Consumer Fraud Investigation
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich spoke out for the first time about his investigation into a major search engine company's possible violation of the Consumer Protection Act.
Sep. 17, 2018
Program Requires Mexican Teachers To Learn English
Future Mexican teachers are being required to learn English to earn their degree, no matter what subject they plan to teach. The new requirement is part of a a push for students in Mexico to learn English in school.
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Sep. 17, 2018
Former Pastor Gets Prison For Sexually Abusing Girls
A former pastor has been sentenced to 13 years in prison and lifetime probation for sexually abusing underage girls who attended his Phoenix church.
Sep. 17, 2018
NASA Orion Capsule Passes Final Parachute System Test
The U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground last week saw NASA pass a key milestone in its plans for human spaceflight.
Sep. 17, 2018
Administration Plans To Lower Cap On Refugees
President Donald Trump’s administration plans to again drop the ceiling for the maximum number of refugees allowed into the United States next year.
Sep. 17, 2018
Mexican Fish Smuggler Arrested
Mexican authorities say the leader of a drug cartel linked with illegal trafficking of the endangered totoaba fish was arrested in Baja California last week. The black market for totoaba fish is a leading threat to the nearly-extinct vaquita porpoise.
Sep. 17, 2018
League Of Cities And Towns President Talks Repairing Relationships
The state of Arizona and its cities have had a bit of a tense relationship over the past several years. State lawmakers have debated and, in some cases, approved bills that cities say infringe on their ability to deal with local issues.
Sep. 17, 2018
Patients Seek Alternatives To EpiPen During Shortage
Walgreens announced recently that it’ll stock Auvi-Q as an alternative to patients who need epinephrine. This is in the midst of a shortage of EpiPens, which has had some patients and pharmacies scrambling for the medicine used to treat severe allergic reactions.
Sep. 17, 2018
AZ Aerospace Company Grows In Sonora
Tempe-based Walbar Engine Components recently finished work on a new manufacturing facility in the Sonoran port city of Guaymas, near San Carlos.
Sep. 17, 2018
Saudi Investment To Help Arizona Car Factory
A $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabia is expected to fund a new factory in Pinal County.
Sep. 17, 2018
Sleep Apnea Could Predict Mortality In Infants With Heart Disease
Medical experts at the University of Arizona have found a potential link between infants born with congenital heart disease and a form of sleep apnea.
Sep. 17, 2018
The NFL And The Culture War
It seemed, for a while, the popularity of the NFL was on a dramatic upward trend that didn’t have an end in sight. But then a decision by some players to protest police violence by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem put the NFL right in the middle of the culture wars.
Sep. 17, 2018
FDA: Teen Vaping, Juuling An Epidemic
Brach Drew is the junior class president at Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, and when The Show talked to him, he said the problem is that Juuling is easy to hide.
Sep. 17, 2018
Guadalupe Working To Meet Infrastructure Needs
The town of Guadalupe is working on a flood control project on one of its major thoroughfares. The goal is to reduce storm water flooding in neighborhoods both north and sound of Guadalupe Road.
Sep. 17, 2018
No Protections For Tenants In AZ Eviction Cases
Last year, landlords in Maricopa County filed nearly 63,000 eviction lawsuits. And, when they go through court, they can be completed in no time at all, according to a new investigation by Alden Woods and Agnel Philip for The Arizona Republic.
Sep. 17, 2018
BBC Look Ahead: 2 Big Meetings Between World Leaders
There will be two big meetings between world leaders early this week. One is on Tuesday in the Korean Peninsula, where the leaders of North and South Korea will start a three day summit in the North Korean capital.
Sep. 17, 2018
Boas On The Port Of Tucson
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Sep. 17, 2018

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