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Netflix Makes Move Toward More Original Content
Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Oct. 25, 2017
Tempe Considers Tax Incentive For Bank Of The West
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
Oct. 25, 2017
Not Forgotten: Looking For Missing Loved Ones Takes Many Approaches
Losing someone this way is not something you’d expect to happen. It can be confusing to know what to do, even beyond the police report.
Oct. 25, 2017
Single-Family Lot Prices Stayed At Record High Levels In 2016
The price of single-family lots were at record high levels last year, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Oct. 25, 2017
Keith Olbermann Questions Donald Trump
Longtime commentator and television host Keith Olbermann questions President Trump’s sanity, speeches, opinions and fitness to serve — but Olbermann didn’t always feel that way.
Oct. 25, 2017
More Americans Living In Areas With More Extreme Summer Heat Days
New research shows more than three quarters of the U.S. population lives in counties with an average of more than nine extreme summer heat days.
Oct. 25, 2017
NPS Considering More Than Doubling Fees At Grand Canyon, Other Parks
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion. The Park Service says the higher fees would bring in $70 million a year, which would help pay for deferred maintenance projects in the parks.
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix Record Heat Expected To Move On This Week For The Season
Phoenix set another record high on Tuesday hitting 99 degrees at Sky Harbor International Airport by mid-afternoon.
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix Health Clinic Subject Of Upcoming Documentary
The issue of health care is still reverberating around the halls of Congress, even after the Senate failed to pass a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Oct. 25, 2017
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Not All Musicians Are Good Mathematicians (And Vice Versa)
There’s a popular conception that people who are gifted musicians are also skilled mathematician, or vice versa.
Oct. 25, 2017
The Takeaway: The Start Of A GOP Revolt?
On Tuesday, speaking from the Senate floor, Senator Jeff Flake announced he would not seek re-election in 2018. But the senator had another message, for the White House and for the nation.
Oct. 25, 2017
Arizona Board Of Education Votes To Review New K-12 Grade Metric
Emotions ran high before the Arizona State Board of Education Monday night as school principals questioned and criticized the methods behind the newly released school grades.
Oct. 25, 2017
Some Surprised By Sen. Jeff Flake
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday that he’d had enough, and will not seek re-election next year.
Oct. 25, 2017
New River Residents Want A Fix For Water And Development Troubles
There is a deal at hand to fix the water problems faced by the communities of New River and Desert Hills. An agreement would bring water relief to New River and Desert Hills, but not something else residents want - relief from further development.
Oct. 25, 2017
Tempe Businesses Raise $70,000 For Groups Serving Homeless Population
“We thought it would be more impactful for us to raise funds to address the underlying problem with people that are in need in our community,” said Kate Borders, executive director of the Downtown Tempe Authority.
Oct. 25, 2017
Technology Aims To Change How We Age
In our society, aging is often framed as a process of losing independence — giving up your car keys. But technology is beginning to change that narrative. And entrepreneurs across the country and here in the Valley say tech has the potential to revolutionize how we age in the coming decades.
Oct. 25, 2017
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Phoenix Suns' forward Josh Jackson received a fine from the NBA for directing a "menacing" gesture to a fan.
Oct. 24, 2017
With ‘Coco,’ Disney Returns To Mexico And Bets On Latinos
The Walt Disney Company is revisiting south of the border with a new digital animation. The film is called “Coco,” produced by Pixar Studios, and it marks the first time in nearly a century that Disney is returning to film a movie about Mexico.
Oct. 24, 2017
Arizona AG: Bisbee Bag Ban Violates State Law
“My job as Attorney General is to enforce state law,” Attorney General Mark Brnovich said in a statement. “Regardless of policy arguments for why the bag ban exists, the city of Bisbee does not have the authority to ignore state law and reach its policy goal by illegally imposing regulatory mandates on private citizens and businesses.”
Oct. 24, 2017
Nominee To Head CBP Cleared Of Wrongdoing Ahead Of Senate Hearing
Kevin McAleenan is acting head of Customs and Border Protection. He’s been nominated to head the agency of 60,000 agents and officers. It’s also the agency in charge of ultimately selecting the prototype for President Donald Trump’s promise of a border wall.
Oct. 24, 2017

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