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As final designs are being drawn for the light-rail extension into south Phoenix, changes are also being proposed for downtown.
Sep. 18, 2017
HUD Awards $8.3 Million To Arizona Tribes
The federal government awarded more than $8 million to Arizona tribes on Sept. 14 to improve housing conditions and to stimulate economic development.
Sep. 17, 2017
The Trump administration is moving to expand hunting, fishing and target shooting at as many U.S. national monuments as possible, under a plan signed Friday by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
Sep. 16, 2017
A new lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation aims to protect the electronic devices of travelers returning to the U.S.
Sep. 16, 2017
Arizona researchers are meeting with the public Saturday to discuss strategies for dealing with extreme weather such as heat and drought.
Sep. 15, 2017
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Tucson police officers are entitled to immunity in a 2014 shooting death.
Sep. 15, 2017
For 1st Time Ever, An Israeli Prime Minister Visits Mexico
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Mexico this week — the first-ever such visit.
Sep. 15, 2017
The Bird Is Back: Discussions Resume On Fate Of Greater Sage Grouse
Energy companies, environmentalists, ranchers and government officials are getting back together at meetings across the West this fall to talk about the fate of a chicken-like bird called the Greater Sage Grouse.
Sep. 15, 2017
Ecologist: New Fish Swimming In Improving Water Of Lower Santa Cruz
Tucson environmental experts say improved water quality is making a dramatic difference in the Lower Santa Cruz River.
Sep. 15, 2017
This is a song called “Watch them Grow,” and it’s on a new album by David Simmons. He’s the production manager at Desert Foothills Theater in Scottsdale, and the brother of actor J.K. Simmons, who’s also singing on this track, along with David’s son.
Sep. 15, 2017
This morning, a planet ate a spacecraft. But that’s only a small part of the story. After close to 20 years in space, NASA’s Cassini orbiter was killed off and intentionally sent into Saturn, which was the planet the spacecraft’s images brought most of us much closer to than we ever would have thought possible.
Sep. 15, 2017
The Phoenix New Times created a firestorm for a popular motel chain this week. Reporters Antonia Noori Farzan and Joseph Flaherty found a pattern of arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, agents at two Motel 6’s in predominantly Latino neighborhoods in Phoenix.
Sep. 15, 2017
A pair of developers is teaming up to “reinvent” Phoenix’s Park Central Mall. The mall, on Central Avenue between Thomas and Osborne, is the state’s oldest.
Sep. 15, 2017
Las Chollas Peligrosas is less than a year old, but already has a strong following. The group is known for blending different styles of Latin music, as well as American roots styles like blues and folk, and singing songs in both English and Spanish.
Sep. 15, 2017
Last week, Brnovich sued the state Board of Regents for raising tuition at the three state universities to an unconstitutional level over the past 15 years. I sat down with ASU President Michael Crow to talk more about this and about the attorney general’s decision to also sue over the university's decision to offer in-state tuition to so-called "DREAMers."
Sep. 15, 2017
Our guests were Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed, and Mike Noble, chief pollster and Managing Partner at OH Predictive Insights.
Sep. 15, 2017
If you’re in the market for a used car or truck in the Phoenix area, be prepared to pay more.
Sep. 15, 2017
Judge Susan Bolton wrote that previous case law has left guilty verdicts intact after a presidential pardon.
Sep. 15, 2017
The Takeaway: A Scholar Argues That It
One constitutional scholar says it's time to move on from our founding document. But what would that mean for our country? That debate is here.
Sep. 15, 2017
Arizona is getting some help from the federal government with the opioid crisis.
Sep. 15, 2017

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