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Soda
Students at Brigham Young University can now get caffeinated soda in dining halls. Before now, people were allowed to drink them on campus, but they had to be brought in from somewhere else.
Sep. 29, 2017
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How many times have you Googled something already today? Have you checked in on Facebook? Online platforms like these have become a major part of our daily lives — and have significant influence on society in general. So should they be regulated like public utilities?
Sep. 29, 2017
DACA application
Local activists are making a final push to help people with DACA status apply for a renewal ahead of the Oct. 5 deadline.
Sep. 29, 2017
Last year after the election of Donald Trump, millions of women hit the streets as part of the Women’s March on Washington. This weekend, some will take that spirit one step further, with the March for Black Women.
Sep. 29, 2017
The FCC says the wireless industry is competitive. That’s a change from the past eight years, when FCC members declined to make that determination.
Sep. 29, 2017
Puerto Rico
And as we just heard, President Trump has temporarily lifted the Jones Act, waiving shipping restrictions for the island for 10 days. Some congressional members, including Sen. John McCain, say 10 days is not enough.
Sep. 29, 2017
FEMA
It has been an excruciating wait for food and supplies since Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. island of Puerto Rico more than a week ago. We got a hold of John Rabin this morning. He's the acting regional administrator of FEMA Region II and is in Puerto Rico now.
Sep. 29, 2017
Kyrsten Sinema
One of the worst-kept secrets in national politics was officially revealed late yesterday when Arizona’s 9th District Rep. Kyrsten Sinema announced she was running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Jeff Flake. With us to talk about Sinema’s decision and Flake’s future is Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections.
Sep. 29, 2017
This week on the Friday Newscap, we discussed Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to run for U.S. Senate and Arizona’s Teachers Academy, among other stories.
Sep. 29, 2017
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While funding won’t run out immediately, the issue was sidelined by Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, and some states could potentially run out of funding by December.
Sep. 29, 2017
Reporting Hate
If you get Usama Shami and Bob Hake in the same room together, it doesn’t take long for the laughter to start and stories about their kids recent antics to begin flowing. Sitting down with them, it's easy to see that these guys are best friends. It all started 10 years ago with something quite mundane, a parking problem.
Sep. 29, 2017
Paul Horner
The late Paul Horner was an Arizona comedian, a hoaxster, a nonprofit founder — and a prolific purveyor of fake news. Some people think his lies told a greater truth.
Sep. 29, 2017
drone
The Federal Aviation Administration is banning drone flights within 400 feet of several national landmarks, including Arizona's Glen Canyon Dam.
Sep. 29, 2017
United States Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service will impose a limit on the number of vehicles allowed at the same time in a popular viewing site of fall colors in mountains north of Flagstaff.
Sep. 29, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office responded to complaints from neighbors who said they had observed malnourished animals being held on the property.
Sep. 29, 2017
Ill child
Funding for the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire this weekend, but Arizona won’t feel the effects — at least not immediately.
Sep. 29, 2017
Arizona ranks among the top states for refugee resettlement, but the Trump administration wants to slash the number of displaced people allowed into the United States next year.
Sep. 28, 2017
A ruling this week from a county judge leaves a temporary restraining order in place for proposed renovations at the Chinese Cultural Center. The private complex has become the subject of a public dispute.
Sep. 28, 2017
Sinema
Another Arizona Democrat is officially joining the 2018 U.S. Senate race. U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema confirmed Thursday that she’s running for the seat held by Republican Jeff Flake.
Sep. 28, 2017
kid hits gong at the mim
Listen to the sounds of John Nesbit giving a tour at the Musical Instrument Museum.
Sep. 28, 2017

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