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More People Working Past Age Of Retirement For Money, Health
More and more older adults are staying in the workforce longer. The reasons vary, but money tops the list. Seven out of 10 Americans approaching retirement have less than a year’s income saved for retirement. But there are some benefits, besides the monetary ones, to working.
Mar. 1, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Debate New Car Rental Regulations
Arizona House lawmakers approved a measure that would allow individuals to rent out their own cars with minimal regulations. HB 2559 also excludes peer-to-peer car rentals from state and county taxes paid by traditional rental car companies.
Mar. 1, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku Week 4 Finale
The Show celebrated National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. For this final week, over 100 listeners sent in at least one haiku. The Show drew a random name Friday morning, and the winner this week is Bryan Earl Daws.
Mar. 1, 2019
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There has been an increase of so-called “mega universities” in the U.S. They’re defined, at least in this context, as schools that have a national footprint through big online programs that are mainly aimed at adult students.
Mar. 1, 2019
Phoenix Suns Interviewing For New General Manager
The Phoenix Suns are on a winning streak — if you can call one win a “streak.” But for a team that’s only been victorious in 12 of 62 games, any win seems huge.
Mar. 1, 2019
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To talk about Michael Cohen and Congressman Paul Gosar, and Governor Ducey’s perspectives on vaccination and more, Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting joined The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 1, 2019
Several Hacienda Board, Staff Members Resign
There is more fallout in the story about an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth to a baby boy. This time, it involves Hacienda Healthcare, the facility where the young woman lived since she was three. Former County Attorney Rick Romley submitted his letter of resignation.
Mar. 1, 2019
For Some, The Grand Canyon Is Home
Grand Canyon National Park has been observing its centennial this week, but there are people who have known the canyon as a home for much longer than a century.
Mar. 1, 2019
Can Diplomacy Solve The So-Called Border Crisis?
From the initial demand that Mexico will pay for a border wall, to a national emergency declaration to pay for it, so much has been focused on building security on the border. It can be easy to forget about other approaches to easing immigration — like diplomacy.
Mar. 1, 2019
How Does The Phoenix Art Scene Compare?
When people across the U.S. think about so-called “arts cities,” the usual names come to mind — New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia top most lists. In Arizona, Scottsdale and Tucson get occasional mentions. But what about Phoenix proper?
Mar. 1, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Justice John Pelander Retires
Gov. Doug Ducey has had the opportunity to appoint three justices to the Arizona Supreme Court and will have another chance in the very near future, as Justice John Pelander has announced he’ll be leaving the court.
Mar. 1, 2019
Protest Over Officer Shooting Breaks Out At Tempe City Hall
The Tempe City Council has approved a new cell phone ban for drivers. But, that wasn’t the most controversial aspect of last night’s meeting, as it ultimately turned into a protest that spilled outside city hall. To talk about what happened, Paulina Pineda of The Arizona Republic joined The Show.
Mar. 1, 2019
Will Body Cameras Improve Police-Community Relations In Phoenix?
Phoenix has commissioned a study to figure out the reasons behind the spike in officer-involved shootings last year. Whatever that study finds, the relationship between the police department, community activists, and rank-and-file police will need some work.
After Years Of Hiring, Why Isn't The Phoenix Police Department Fully Staffed?
What Does The Phoenix Police Union Want In A New Contract?

Mar. 1, 2019
Is The U.S. Meaningful To AMLO After 90 Days As President Of Mexico?
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) celebrates his first 90 days as president of Mexico. He has been compared to U.S. presidents Abraham Lincoln — and Donald Trump. But what’s his take on the United States?
Mar. 1, 2019
Feds Extend Temporary Protected Status For 4 Countries
The federal government has announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status for people from four countries until January 2020, which helps keep it in-line with a court-order.
Feb. 28, 2019
Arizona Lifts Admissions Freeze At 1 Southwest Key Facility
State health officials have lifted a months-long freeze on admissions to a facility for unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant children, and Southwest Key Programs can now take in a limited number of kids per day in Arizona.
Feb. 28, 2019
Eloy Sued Over Migrant Child
The city of Eloy is being sued for the death of a migrant toddler who passed away shortly after being released from a controversial detention facility in Texas that the Arizona town agreed to sign on for.
Feb. 28, 2019
Scottsdale-Based Axon Loses Patent Challenge
A patent battle spanning three years and seven separate court filings has now ended, as Scottsdale-based taser-maker Axon has lost its final challenge in court.
Feb. 28, 2019
ADOT Beginning Study To Determine An Addition To I-10
A 23-mile stretch of Interstate 10 is being considered for expansion from Phoenix to Casa Grande.
Feb. 28, 2019
SRP Says Winter Storms Helped To Fill Up Reservoirs
After winter storms recently dumped record snow and rain on the Salt and Verde River watersheds, the Salt River Project is releasing water from reservoirs to make room for future runoff.
Feb. 28, 2019

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