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Should Big Online Firms Be Regulated Like Public Utilities?
How many times have you Googled something already today? Have you checked in on Facebook? Online platforms like these have become a major part of our daily lives — and have significant influence on society in general. So should they be regulated like public utilities?
Sep. 29, 2017
Arizona Activists Launch Weekend DACA Renewal Workshops
Local activists are making a final push to help people with DACA status apply for a renewal ahead of the Oct. 5 deadline.
Sep. 29, 2017
 March For Black Women Event To Take Place In Phoenix, D.C.
Last year after the election of Donald Trump, millions of women hit the streets as part of the Women’s March on Washington. This weekend, some will take that spirit one step further, with the March for Black Women.
Sep. 29, 2017
What FCC Decision On Wireless Competition May Say About Future Of Net Neutrality
The FCC says the wireless industry is competitive. That’s a change from the past eight years, when FCC members declined to make that determination.
Sep. 29, 2017
 Bill To Permanently Exempt Puerto Rico From Shipping Restrictions
And as we just heard, President Trump has temporarily lifted the Jones Act, waiving shipping restrictions for the island for 10 days. Some congressional members, including Sen. John McCain, say 10 days is not enough.
Sep. 29, 2017
 What Is FEMA Doing Right Now To Help In Puerto Rico?
It has been an excruciating wait for food and supplies since Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. island of Puerto Rico more than a week ago. We got a hold of John Rabin this morning. He's the acting regional administrator of FEMA Region II and is in Puerto Rico now.
Sep. 29, 2017
 Inside Elections Editor Weighs In On Sinema
One of the worst-kept secrets in national politics was officially revealed late yesterday when Arizona’s 9th District Rep. Kyrsten Sinema announced she was running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Jeff Flake. With us to talk about Sinema’s decision and Flake’s future is Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections.
Sep. 29, 2017
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This week on the Friday Newscap, we discussed Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to run for U.S. Senate and Arizona’s Teachers Academy, among other stories.
Sep. 29, 2017
The Takeaway: Congress Misses Deadline To Fund Children
While funding won’t run out immediately, the issue was sidelined by Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, and some states could potentially run out of funding by December.
Sep. 29, 2017
The Unlikely Force That Strengthened A Valley Friendship
If you get Usama Shami and Bob Hake in the same room together, it doesn’t take long for the laughter to start and stories about their kids recent antics to begin flowing. Sitting down with them, it's easy to see that these guys are best friends. It all started 10 years ago with something quite mundane, a parking problem.
Sep. 29, 2017
The Complicated Legacy Of Fake News Creator Paul Horner
The late Paul Horner was an Arizona comedian, a hoaxster, a nonprofit founder — and a prolific purveyor of fake news. Some people think his lies told a greater truth.
Sep. 29, 2017
MCSO Asks DCS To Investigate Ranch In North Phoenix
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office responded to complaints from neighbors who said they had observed malnourished animals being held on the property.
Sep. 29, 2017
Funding For KidsCare Safe Until End Of Calendar Year
Funding for the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire this weekend, but Arizona won’t feel the effects — at least not immediately.
Sep. 29, 2017
Reduced Cap May Mean Fewer Refugees Come To Arizona
Arizona ranks among the top states for refugee resettlement, but the Trump administration wants to slash the number of displaced people allowed into the United States next year.
Sep. 28, 2017
Renovations On Hold At Chinese Cultural Center
A ruling this week from a county judge leaves a temporary restraining order in place for proposed renovations at the Chinese Cultural Center. The private complex has become the subject of a public dispute.
Sep. 28, 2017
Sinema Announces Bid For Flake
Another Arizona Democrat is officially joining the 2018 U.S. Senate race. U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema confirmed Thursday that she’s running for the seat held by Republican Jeff Flake.
Sep. 28, 2017
Sounds Of The City: A Tour Through The Musical Instrument Museum
Listen to the sounds of John Nesbit giving a tour at the Musical Instrument Museum.
Sep. 28, 2017
Arizona Above National Average For Broadband Connections, But Cost Still A Concern
Nearly 80 percent of Arizonans had a broadband connection at home in 2015. That’s according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau. That puts Arizona in the top half of states and is about 1.5 percent higher than the national average.
Sep. 28, 2017
Homeland Report: More Undocumented Immigrants Using Smugglers
As part of a new report "Efforts by DHS to Estimate Southwest Border Security between Ports of Entry," the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has concluded that more undocumented immigrants are using smugglers to get across the U.S.-Mexico border, and that the costs of that smuggling are going up.
Sep. 28, 2017
Arizona Still Working On Colorado River Deal
With the U.S. and Mexico extending an important treaty over the Colorado River, the lower basin states of Arizona, California and Nevada now must finish their own deal.
Sep. 28, 2017

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