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stock market
After decades of debate, a professor at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business says he and a colleague have debunked a stock-market myth. The so-called “Weekend Effect” refers to the tendency of stock returns to be significantly lower on Mondays than the preceding Fridays.
Feb. 2, 2017
APS
Arizona’s largest utility is already saving millions of dollars thank to a new regional energy market. The state's largest utility Arizona Public Service joined the so-called Energy Imbalance Market at the end of last year, hoping to cash in on other states’ ever-fluctuating energy needs.
Feb. 2, 2017
Central American teenager
The order stopped for 120 days a program that helped a small group: children feeling violence in Central American countries who had a parent or a relative already living in the U.S.
Feb. 2, 2017
Car steering wheel
Arizona residents taking the written driver’s license test can expect a few changes in the coming months. Beginning in March, drivers will see new recommendations for what they should do during a routine traffic stop.
Feb. 2, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
As Paul Penzone looks to make his mark in the early days of his stint as Maricopa County sheriff, one point of emphasis is on improving relations between MCSO and communities of color. To that end, James Collins has been named director of Community Relations and Outreach for MCSO.
Feb. 1, 2017
Woman with cold
Flu activity in Arizona is lower now than it was the past two years at this time. Dr. Cara Christ with the Arizona Department of Health Services says even though the flu is more common January through March, it circulates year-round. She says it’s never too late to get a flu shot.
Feb. 1, 2017
Apollo Education Group
A consortium of investors now owns Apollo Education Group. The Phoenix-based company is now a private business, no longer trading on Nasdaq.
Feb. 1, 2017
President Trump's plan for a Mexico border wall does not seem to be slowing over-the-border business.
Feb. 1, 2017
Maricopa County Attorney's Office
Maricopa County’s top law-enforcement official has a message for folks planning to drink this Super Bowl weekend: don’t trust a bag of chips.
Feb. 1, 2017
Rattlesnake
You could soon be allowed to shoot a snake in Phoenix and other cities without fear of prosecution. On Wednesday, the Arizona House of Representatives approved legislation that would allow people to fire off small-caliber shells to fend off snakes or rats.
Feb. 1, 2017
Traveling to the depths into a subaquatic cave in Cuba and enjoying the adventure, while also trying to learn as much as possible about cultural and environmental subjects. That sentence describes a lot of what National Geographic Explorer Kenny Broad brings to his life.
Feb. 1, 2017
Deedra Abboud
It’s World Hijab Day and local activists here will be wearing the scarves today to show solidarity with Muslim women. Deedra Abboud, an attorney and Muslim activist in the Valley, is speaking at an event related to World Hijab Day today.
Feb. 1, 2017
tennis court
Tennis player Serena Williams continued to extend her dominance over the weekend, winning her 23rd Grand Slam with a victory in the Australian Open final over her sister Venus. To learn more about diversity in tennis and the Williams sisters, we spoke with journalist Mike Wise of ESPN’s The Undefeated.
Feb. 1, 2017
parked cars
Automotive News reports Walmart will start rolling out kiosks in some stores later this spring in four cities: Phoenix, Dallas, Houston and Oklahoma City.
Feb. 1, 2017
New high-rise apartments are coming to downtown Tempe. A developer has bought two pieces of land near ASU — on the southwestern corner of Seventh Street and Myrtle Avenue, and the southeastern corner of Seventh Street and Mill Avenue — and plans to turn at least one of them into a high-rise.
Feb. 1, 2017
Every day, for a decade in the 1960s, a plane would fly over the San Carlos Apache Reservation and spray the land below with a chemical cocktail. Now, more than 50 years later, the Environmental Protection Agency has investigators on the ground on the reservation to find out if there are any lingering effects on the Apache people.
Feb. 1, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court logo
President Trump went prime time on Tuesday night in naming his first selection for the U.S. Supreme Court, which has been one jurist short since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia nearly a year ago. To learn more about Judge Niel Gorsuch and his potential impact, we spoke to Albany Law School Professor Vincent Bonventre.
Feb. 1, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., is applauding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.
Feb. 1, 2017
Lake Mead
Water levels in Lake Mead, which stores water for Arizona, California and Nevada, have plunged in recent years. If levels drop below a certain point, they trigger an official shortage.
Feb. 1, 2017
Double check that tax return. Arizona’s Department of Revenue admitted it sent out the wrong 1099-G forms to nearly 500,000 tax payers this year.
Feb. 1, 2017

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