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Ryan Winkle
It’s been eight years since he served time for having a blood alcohol level higher than 0.2. Under Arizona law, if an individual is charged and convicted of a second DUI within seven years, the mandated sentencing would be 180 days in jail.
May. 24, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced plans to dramatically shift how the Department of Justice and prosecutors deal with drug offenders. Sessions seems prepared to bring back the so-called “War on Drugs.”
May. 24, 2017
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You don’t have to look too hard to find political bombast — ideologues on either side of the aisle blasting those on the other side. For my next guest, what’s missing in political discourse — and policy-making — today is political moderation.
May. 24, 2017
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is readying its plans for which House seats currently held by Republicans it should target for defeat. We explored the Democratic strategy with Kyle Kondik, who analyzes House elections for the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics.
May. 24, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District Governing Board adopted a new $1.4 billion budget last night for upcoming fiscal year.
May. 24, 2017
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The city of Phoenix has long seen itself as an innovative leader — and some signs around town still list it as the “Best Run City.” And on Wednesday, Governing magazine honored Phoenix with its first-ever Governing and Living Cities Equipt to Innovate award.
May. 24, 2017
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Tucson Assistant Police Chief Ramon Batista will take on the role.
May. 24, 2017
A program to prepare university students in Arizona and across the country for science and tech careers would be eliminated under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.
May. 24, 2017
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Data is great, but it can't tell you everything you need to know. So why do we love it so much?
May. 24, 2017
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After passing the House earlier this month, the American Health Care Act is on its way to the Senate. But first the Congressional Budget Office will review it once more. Today, the CBO releases their latest score of the legislation. It will provide updated estimates and projections of insurance over the next decade.
May. 24, 2017
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Teens and children were killed during the attack at the Ariana Grande concert this week. Terror groups are targeting the most vulnerable parts of the population to evoke widespread fear.
May. 24, 2017
A high-level official of the previous administration to govern the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora was arrested Monday in Tucson.
May. 24, 2017
Arizona law enforcement does not have the right to search someone simply because they're in or near a suspicious area or situation.
May. 24, 2017
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People with respiratory issues should stay clear of the Globe-Miami area Wednesday.
May. 24, 2017
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What was it like to lose your sight? No two answers to that question are alike here at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
May. 24, 2017
GCU is still partnered with Phoenix police in a million-dollar, five-year effort to reduce crime in the west Phoenix neighborhood.
May. 24, 2017
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On Monday, the Mohave County Board of Supervisors passed the final budget for this year. The new spending plan lacks money to give much-needed raises to senior deputies at the Sheriff’s Office. Attrition has plagued the agency for years. To solve the problem this year, County officials tried to add a sales tax, property tax and even sweep funds from other departments. But all those efforts failed.
May. 23, 2017
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Phoenix-based PetSmart Inc. announced on Friday that it is looking to raise $1.35 billion through a private debt offering of senior first lien notes, due in 2025. The company is also anticipating another $1 billion in funds, provided as an equity contribution from an existing investor group.
May. 23, 2017
Advocates of the bill say it would have allowed students to write about more hot-button issues and give a good foundation for thoughtful reporting.
May. 23, 2017
Last week, the top U.S. trade official formally notified the Congress the intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). What the American government will do is still unclear, but Mexican and Canadian authorities say they’re ready.
May. 23, 2017

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