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The decision comes after voters struck down a $63 million bond last November — now, they will have a choice between several different bonds with different dollar amounts.
Jun. 7, 2017
Shops in downtown Glendale.
City officials and the Glendale Chamber of Commerce have agreed to a contract that aims to help the city get reacquainted with its downtown and give local businesses a common voice.
Jun. 7, 2017
Robert Sedona
Political satire is in a renaissance period in the U.S., thanks in large part to the eagerness of writers and comics to take on — and reply to — the Trump administration. Here in Arizona, that led to the unique appearance on social media of candidate Robert Sedona. He ran for Congress last year and recently declared he’d be in next year’s gubernatorial race.
Jun. 7, 2017
Saturday Night Live
"Saturday Night Live" just completed its most-viewed season in 23 years, with help from Alec Baldwin’s impersonation of Donald Trump and Melissa McCarthy’s turn as his press secretary, Sean Spicer. But is their biting political satire deepening the political divides in our country? And is it changing anyone’s mind?
Jun. 7, 2017
Light rail phoenix
At a Phoenix City Council meeting, Denise Rivera, a parent of a student at charter school StarShine Academy, asked the council to consider providing free transit passes for city buses and light rail to all preschool-through-12th grade students. For more on this, we spoke with Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio and the director of Public Transit with Phoenix, Maria Hyatt.
Jun. 7, 2017
Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
Agriculture plays a big role in Arizona’s economy, and there are lots of factors that help determine how successful a farming operation is. One of them, though, starts at ground-level: the soil. David Montgomery writes about this in his new book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life."
Jun. 7, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain is hoping to expand the school-choice movement in Indian country. On Tuesday, he and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford introduced a bill that would give students enrolled in Bureau of Indian Education schools an education savings account that can used for things like private-school tuition.
Jun. 7, 2017
Raul Grijalva
The Congressional Progressive Caucus, co-chaired by Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva, released a new budget for the 2018 fiscal year called "The People’s Budget — A Roadmap for the Resistance."
Jun. 7, 2017
Renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, has been near the top of President Trump’s wish list since he was a candidate. He has asserted that it’s another example of the U.S. being on the losing end of a trade deal.
Jun. 7, 2017
Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Donald Trump nearly a month ago.
Jun. 7, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
For more than two years, activists have waged a grass-roots fight to convince Phoenix leaders to create a city identification card available to all residents — including undocumented workers. Now the same immigrant-rights activists who pushed for the card’s creation are reconsidering their efforts.
Jun. 7, 2017
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Despite court ordered training, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is still engaged in biased policing against minorities.
Jun. 7, 2017
wilted lettuce
Yuma and Maricopa County grow approximately 90 percent of the winter lettuce crop for the U.S., but production has been threatened by a wilting disease. And prices have spiked. One researcher says the path to a cure involves a new kind of agriculture, using technology to choose where to plant.
Jun. 7, 2017
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Cured meat is making a comeback in restaurants across the United States. But making sure the meat is free of harmful bacteria can be tricky. A small factory outside of Boston uses new, quicker test to check for listeria by making samples with bad bacteria glow.
Jun. 7, 2017
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Writer’s block! That phrase might induce panic and a recollection of a familiar experience. It’s a very common phenomenon. So what is it?
Jun. 7, 2017
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Over the next two days, the Senate will hold back-to-back hearings that may shine new light on the relationship between the Trump campaign and administration, and the Russian government. Jun 7, 2017
Jun. 7, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
More than three years after an investigation into Phoenix’s VA Medical Center, the U.S. Senate has approved and sent to the House broad legislation that will make it easier to fire employees.
Jun. 7, 2017
John McCain
Arizona’s Senior U.S. Senator John McCain is among the prominent few Republicans attending the invitation-only Experts and Enthusiasts Summit in Park City, Utah.
Jun. 7, 2017
Arizona Sen. John McCain sat on Wednesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing into the Russia probe and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. He questioned why some information about the Russia probe was still not being made public.
Jun. 7, 2017
Downtown Phoenix
Go West young graduate if you want to find a good job with good pay, reasonable rent and a decent social life in the United States
Jun. 7, 2017

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