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Avnet
Global technology distributor Avnet announced Thursday it will use artificial intelligence to connect customers with the company.
Jul. 13, 2017
The former CEO of a Phoenix-based auctioneering company has been sentenced to seven years in jail and ordered to pay more than $50 million in restitution.
Jul. 13, 2017
Grandma Pat Phelps
Intergenerational programs are springing up across the country, bringing younger and older generations together. In Arizona, there are a handful of these programs, including one unique program in Surprise.
Jul. 13, 2017
Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon National Park has come up with a new plan for how to handle river operations. This comes 16 months after a federal investigation exposed a long pattern of sexual harassment.
Jul. 13, 2017
Lake Powell
Investigators are out on Lake Powell this morning researching what caused a deadly houseboat explosion last night.
Jul. 13, 2017
Jennifer Mellor
Warnings that the Senate’s replacement for the Affordable Care Act could upend Arizona’s Medicaid program are emanating from even more conservative corners of the state.
Jul. 13, 2017
The MIT study shows that if nothing changes by 2050, less rainfall will deplete the water supply, putting more water stress on farmers and lowering cotton yields up to 10 percent.
Jul. 13, 2017
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After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a children’s clothing retailer announced plans to close hundreds of stores, including nine in Arizona.
Jul. 13, 2017
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Earlier this month, the paid sick leave provision of Proposition 206 took effect, mandating all workers get paid time off. The higher minimum wage has already taken effect. Businesses have been working to adjust to the new law, but some are facing unexpected problems. One of them is Phoenix-based Peanut Butter Americano.
Jul. 13, 2017
air conditioning repair
Listen to the sounds of Stephen Gamst maintaining an air conditioner on the roof of a Phoenix home for Goettl Air Conditioning.
Jul. 13, 2017
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Saudi Arabia this week. And on his agenda is helping resolve a recent dispute. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain all cut ties with Qatar last month. And they have 13 demands, including that Qatar scale back its relations with Iran and to close down Al Jazeera.
Jul. 13, 2017
desks in a classroom
Bullying — whether in-person on online — hurts young people on many levels, including physically and emotionally. It also causes problems for their ability to focus and learn in school. And a new report indicates financial challenges can ultimately come about because of bullying.
Jul. 13, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is in Providence, Rhode Island — today is the first day of the National Governors’ Association summer meeting.
Jul. 13, 2017
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A new report alleges that Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises have been used to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel Donald Trump into the White House.
Jul. 13, 2017
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Hosts Dr. Amanda Bauer and Dr. Alan Duffy are talking about the mysteries of Dark Matter and what makes up our universe on Cosmic Vertigo.
Jul. 13, 2017
Winged Victory
Challengers seeking to block new voter Initiative law warn hurdles are costly and unconstitutional.
Jul. 13, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
As keynote speaker during National Governors' Association meeting, Ducey will highlight economic benefits of border trade with Mexico .
Jul. 13, 2017
In the first two years, 142 students have taken advantage of the program at the cost of $550,000. A state audit found the while the program is helping students attend college, more data is needed to show if students are successful.
Jul. 13, 2017
Rick Perry
Mexico and the U.S. have a tight energy relationship. Most of Mexico’s natural gas comes from the U.S., and American states like California and Texas rely on Mexican power. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will visit Mexico City today. He will meet with his Mexican counterpart, Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, as well as with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Jul. 13, 2017
Arizona has hundreds of thousands of cattle and dairy cows, and only a handful of veterinarians to tend to the herds. With vet students coming out of school saddled with huge student loan debt, most go into lucrative family pet practices.
Jul. 12, 2017

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