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Mexico Apologizes For Death Of 2 Students
The Interior Minister apologized to the families of two students who were fatally shot to death by soldiers and falsely accused of being hit men.
Mar. 22, 2019
Phoenix Area Aid Groups Do Test Run Of Day Shelter For Migrant Families
Groups helping migrant families released in the Phoenix area by immigration authorities joined forces on Friday to do a test run of a temporary day shelter, where they took in about 130 people.
Mar. 22, 2019
Tuition Will Increase At Arizona
Arizona’s largest public university announced Friday it is raising tuition each year by less than three percent for resident undergraduate students over the next decade.
Mar. 22, 2019
Sonoran AG: Journalist’s Work Not At Play In Murder
State authorities say that the reporting of a Sonoran journalist was not at play in his murder last week. Without going into detail, they are saying that the motive had to do with personal relationships, not Barroso’s work as a radio host and columnist.
Mar. 22, 2019
BLM Finalizes Impact Study On Proposed Goodyear Road To Mobile
The city proposed a two-lane parkway connecting the community of Mobile to the rest of Goodyear, which annexed the area in 2007.
Mar. 22, 2019
Last Grants To Preserve Route 66
Just a few weeks remain of a federal program that’s helped restore the historic Route 66 in eight states including Arizona.
Mar. 22, 2019
Navajo Gives Up Navajo Generating Station Bid
The Navajo Nation announced Friday it has given up trying to purchase the west’s largest coal-fired power plant and the tribe’s biggest revenue maker.
Mar. 22, 2019
Garth Brooks Concert Bringing Visitors To Glendale
Between a country music concert, tailgate, Cirque de Soleli shows and spring training, traffic is expected to be heavy with over 100,000 expected visitors in the Glendale area on Saturday.
Mar. 22, 2019
10 Percent Of The Valley Is Parking Lots
We’ve all done it. Driving in circles over and over to find the perfect parking spot. Sometimes it seems like there aren’t enough spaces to go around. But it turns out a full 10 percent of the city of Phoenix is just parking lots.
Mar. 22, 2019
How Our Social Connections Determine Who We Are
In the book, "The Human Network" the author argues that all types of human interactions happen in networks — whether they're online or in person. And those human networks affect us in ways large and small.
Mar. 22, 2019
California Trucking Wage Law Creating Controversy
Under a new California law that took effect on New Year’s Day, the state’s labor commissioner has published a list of trucking companies that have either not paid their drivers, or have been issued judgements over wage issues.
Mar. 22, 2019
Musical Explores The Life And Writings Of A Naturalist
So many areas of Arizona can become escapes to nature — from the deserts to the mountains, from south to north. That’s part of what makes the Valley such an ideal place for this weekend’s performances of "Mountain Days," a musical based on the life and writings of naturalist John Muir.
Mar. 22, 2019
How Mourning Has Changed In The Digital Age
Today, most of our lives revolve around the digital world — our phones, tablets or social media platforms. But researchers are finding the digital world is also changing how we mourn loved ones who’ve passed away.
Mar. 22, 2019
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To talk about the new Mayor of Phoenix, Kate Gallego, and some of the latest legislative news, Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 22, 2019
Phoenix Art Museum CEO Responds To Criticism
Amada Cruz moved to the Valley four years ago from San Antonio to take over as CEO of the Phoenix Art Museum. Her tenure has included expanding the museum’s diversity outreach and an increased focus on creating exhibitions that the museum could essentially “rent” to other facilities around the country.
Mar. 22, 2019
Police Chief: Officer Rutherford Was A
Phoenix police is mourning the loss of one of their officers. Gov. Doug Ducey ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday to honor Officer Rutherford.
Mar. 22, 2019
Phoenix Support Group Helps
When we think about family caregivers, we often think about people who are actively providing care. But what is life like for those caregivers when their loved one passes away or is placed in a memory care facility?
Learning About 'Ambiguous Loss' Helps Some Caregivers Cope With Grief
Mar. 22, 2019
Financial Literacy Bill Passes In Arizona House
The Arizona House approved a bill Thursday requiring high school students to complete at least one-half course credit in economics to study personal finance.
Mar. 22, 2019
AZ Republicans Decline To Clarify Legality Of Edibles
The Arizona House of Representatives has declined to clarify if marijuana edibles are legal under the 2010 voter initiative that legalized medical marijuana in the state.
Mar. 22, 2019
Universal Licensing Moving Through The Legislature
The possibility of universal licensing is moving along in the Arizona Legislature. The idea is to grant occupational licenses to new residents who hold a comparable license from out of state. The bill would require that an individual be licensed in at least one other state and is good standing for at least a year.
Mar. 22, 2019

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