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The Takeaway: Manafort
On Tuesday, a court filing submitted by Paul Manafort's attorney unwittingly revealed key aspects of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Jan. 10, 2019
Phoenix Approves 12 Percent Water Rate Hike
The latest increase comes two years after the last water rate hike. And that’s why Councilman Michael Nowakowski joined Sal DiCiccio and Jim Waring in voting no.
Jan. 10, 2019
Legislation Targets Produce Imported From Mexico
Every year billions of pounds of fresh produce cross the border from Mexico into the United States. Now, legislators in Florida are proposing a bill they say would protect U.S. produce growers from unfair Mexican trade practices. But opponents of the legislation say it would be bad for consumers.
Jan. 9, 2019
Man Sentenced Under New Wrong-Way Driving Law
The first person sentenced under a new Arizona law aimed at wrong way freeway drivers is facing six years in prison.
Jan. 9, 2019
Study Supports One-Hour Naloxone Observation Rule
Naloxone, a medication that can quickly reverse opioid overdose, has saved tens of thousands of lives in the past two decades. But how soon after treatment should a patient be released?
Jan. 9, 2019
Mexico To Increase Checkpoints At South Border
While the U.S. federal administration debates on building a border wall to stop illegal immigration, authorities in Mexico are planning to put more checkpoints on its border with Central America to facilitate the documentation of northbound migrants.
Jan. 9, 2019
McCain
A privately-funded public mural honoring John McCain in Scottsdale has been put on hold. The city is reconsidering the project after complaints from local business owners.
Jan. 9, 2019
Can Lights On S. Mountain Spell Out
“I moved to the Valley over 20 years ago. My fiance has lived here for 40. She insists that the lights on South Mountain can be turned on in a way the spells out 'LOVE.' Any truth to this?”
Jan. 9, 2019
Electric Vehicle Advocates Excited About New Arizona Policy
Arizona utility regulators have adopted a new policy on electric vehicles. Among other provisions, it encourages regulated utilities to play a role in education and outreach programs related to electric vehicles and infrastructure and to set up charging stations in low-income and rural areas, as well as on interstate highways.
Jan. 9, 2019
Concerns Mount Over Revoking American Citizenship For Immigrants
Over the first two years of the Trump administration, there’s been a concerted change in immigration-related policy, and much of the focus has been on increased border security, as the current government shutdown would indicate.
Jan. 9, 2019
Somers: Cardinals
Having the worst record in the NFL has led the Arizona Cardinals to make a bold move. Kent Somers is a sports columnist for the Arizona Republic and was the beat writer covering the Cardinals for more than 20 years. He joined The Show to give his perspective on this latest move.
Jan. 9, 2019
Studying Marijuana Still A Difficult Process
Cannabis extracts are widely available at medical marijuana dispensaries around the state and country. But if you’re a scientist who wants to study medical marijuana, it’s a different story. The Show spoke with one doctor who said that is having real-world consequences.
Jan. 9, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Hearing Controversial Cannabis Oil Case
The Arizona Supreme Court announced on Tuesday it will hear a controversial medical marijuana case that stems from the arrest of a patient in 2013. The case centers on cannabis extracts, and whether those count as medical marijuana under Arizona’s law.
Medical Marijuana Patient, Cancer Survivor Facing Prison For Cannabis Oil
Jan. 9, 2019
League Of Arizona Cities And Towns Focused On Defense At Capitol
The Arizona Legislature starts its 2019 session on Monday, and lawmakers will be debating and voting on any number of bills and issues. In advance of the new session, The Show talked to different organizations about their priorities for this year.
Jan. 9, 2019
Phoenix Business Journal Names Don Brandt Person Of The Year
When one year ends and another begins, publications and other media outlets name their person of the year — or something similar. And that person isn’t always the most likable or the least controversial.
Jan. 9, 2019
Legislation Planned To Regulate Arizona Vaping
Teen use of e-cigarettes — or vaping — is on the rise. As of 2016, 11 percent of high-schoolers reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has declared youth vaping use an epidemic.
Jan. 9, 2019
Partial Government Shutdown Harming Navajo Nation
As the partial shutdown of the federal government continues, the Navajo Nation, along with many other tribes who rely on federal programs, are hurting. Fronteras Desk's Laurel Morales joined The Show to talk the ways the shutdown is impacting the community.
Jan. 9, 2019
Renters And Buyers Looking For Affordable Housing In Valley Go West
In the metro Phoenix region, renters looking for affordable housing are finding it in the suburbs, according to the national rental app RentCafe.com. Renters looking for the most affordable housing in a tightening market can find it in the West Valley.
Jan. 9, 2019
AZ Attorney General Files Suit Against Mercedes
After success with a class action suit against Volkswagen for misleading consumers that its vehicles emitted cleaner emissions, Arizona's attorney general is going after Mercedes Benz and its parent company.
Jan. 9, 2019
The Takeaway: Misdemeanor Charges — Why One Lawyer Says They
Loitering. Trespassing. Petty theft. Commit one of these low-level crimes, and you might be charged with a misdemeanor. A minor offense. Alexandra Natapoff, professor of law, says about 13 million misdemeanor cases are filed every year compared with just 3 or 4 million felony cases.
Jan. 9, 2019

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