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BBC Look Ahead
We caught up with the BBC for our weekly preview of international news.
Mar. 27, 2017
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On Dec. 31, 1997, at a New Year's Eve party broadcast on live TV, Sheryl Sheppard accepted a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Michael Lavoie. Two days later, she disappeared.
Mar. 27, 2017
Basketball
The Final Four is now set — North Carolina, Gonzaga, South Carolina and Oregon are coming to the Valley for the men’s college basketball championship. And tourism officials hope those schools’ fans and alums will also visit, and spend money while they’re here.
Mar. 27, 2017
Defining the American Dream used to be relatively easy for many people. But the numbers are telling us that fewer and fewer Americans are actually able to achieve that dream.
Mar. 27, 2017
U.S. Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service is hiring temporary firefighters for the upcoming season. Many in the agency were concerned whether those hires would be limited this year.
Mar. 27, 2017
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With Democrats opposing the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the only way forward for the GOP may be to invoke the so-called "the nuclear option."
Mar. 27, 2017
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey late last week signed HB 2404 into law, shortly after lawmakers gave the measure their final approval. The bill outlaws the practice of paying initiative petition signature gatherers by the signature — rather, they’ll have to be paid by the hour.
Mar. 27, 2017
Lawmakers head back to the Capitol today, with work generally done in all committees, except appropriations, and many eyes turning to budget talks.
Mar. 27, 2017
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams
The FBI says there are currently no credible threats to the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Final Four in Glendale, but the championship weekend presents a unique security challenge compared to past mega-events.
Mar. 27, 2017
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The Oakland Raiders are moving about 570 miles west to Las Vegas. The decision was made Monday morning at the at the National Football League’s annual meeting, held in this year in Phoenix.
Mar. 27, 2017
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A particular kind of soil bacteria could help farmers produce food during droughts, according to Arizona ecologists.
Mar. 27, 2017
Bombardier beetle
The bombardier beetle is one of five fauna vying for top prize in a genome sequencing competition. It’s up against a dancing dingo, pink pigeon, sea slug and pit viper.
Mar. 27, 2017
Computer lab
Hundreds of thousands' identities potentially hacked through Arizona Job Connection web site.
Mar. 27, 2017
Basketball
The college basketball championship round gets under way Saturday in Glendale at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Mar. 27, 2017
Southwest Airlines
Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Legislature have given airlines a big tax break, but it comes at the expense of the city of Phoenix.
Mar. 27, 2017
pencils
The state board of education is reviewing public feedback on their proposed A through F school grading system Mondau morning. The meeting comes after a month of public hearings on the program.
Mar. 27, 2017
Grand Canyon University
The school has a business model that takes online tuition and re-invests that money into physical classrooms and dorms. That explosive growth has upset some neighbors, and the university is trying to manage those growing pains.
Mar. 27, 2017
House under construction
A six-figure prize will be up for grabs in a design competition to create an ultra-low energy use home. The city of Phoenix is using leftover federal stimulus funding to launch a contest with the potential to help communities across the Valley.
Mar. 27, 2017
main street in jerome
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things, like being the wickedest town in the West, or, at least, it was. Now it’s a popular tourist destination. Much of that has to do with its historical sites, which the Jerome Historical Society has helped preserve over the years, but not every building can be saved.
Mar. 27, 2017
genetic, sequencing, TGEN
The city of Phoenix plans to sell the signature building on its downtown biomedical campus. The biggest tenant now wants to own all the space.
Mar. 25, 2017

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