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Here in Arizona, shade is a commodity. That’s why when visitors to downtown Phoenix’s Renaissance Square showed up recently, they were a bit miffed to find that the 8 large ficus trees that surrounded the square, had suddenly been removed.
Nov. 22, 2017
Over the weekend, Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez was found dead in southwest Texas. There has been speculation that the agents were attacked by drug smugglers, while others say it may have been an accident. With me to explain more about what’s going on is Julian Aguilar, border and immigration affairs reporter for The Texas Tribune.
Nov. 22, 2017
The counterculture of the late 60s, early 70s was marked, in part, by artists and bands who made their name in protest music.
Nov. 22, 2017
The fight over the separation of church and state is playing out again before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.
Nov. 22, 2017
Lawsuits related to the Las Vegas shooting massacre are piling up. This includes 14 lawsuits filed Wednesday and several more filed Monday.
Nov. 22, 2017
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychological Dynamics Of Thanksgiving Dinner
For many of us, Thanksgiving means spending time with our families, carrying out traditions that we’ve practiced for years.
Nov. 22, 2017
The Takeaway: Tracking U.S. Involvement in the War in Yemen
As the war in Yemen continues, and Yemeni people face starvation and a cholera epidemic, the American media is failing to report on the U.S. role in the conflict.
Nov. 22, 2017
Short Creek: Beyond FLDS, Part II – The Crick
In recent years, many people have left or been kicked out of the FLDS church, and Short Creek, as well as many of the families within it, are divided. So how did things get to be so complicated in such a small community?
Nov. 22, 2017
Prescott Valley's Police Chief Bryan Jarrell is now offering a reward for the person who helps him find his gun.
Nov. 22, 2017
A new statewide poll of Arizonans likely to vote shows little support for legalizing pot.
Nov. 22, 2017
With U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake not running for re-election, the race to replace him — so far — has one well-known Republican: Kelli Ward. Depending on who else gets in, the Arizona GOP may see a divisive primary. Ward’s from Mohave County, perhaps the state’s most conservative area, where GOP activists are facing some internal divisions of their own.
Nov. 22, 2017
Just in time for your holiday toast, two of the country's largest privately-owned distributors of beer, wine and spirits are merging.
Nov. 22, 2017
Water conservation efforts in Arizona have produced impressive results over the last several years. The results of Tucson’s water conservation program released in an annual report show more than 1.6 billion gallons of water savings since its inception nine years ago.
Nov. 22, 2017
The city of Mesa makes more than 100 data sets, on everything from police activity to tax revenue, open to the public. “We were looking for a platform that would allow us to actually tell the story and not just talk about numbers,” said Mesa Budget Director Candace Cannistraro
Nov. 22, 2017
Phoenix is replacing the Pango pay-to park-app with Parkmobile. The app, which is already used at parking meters in various cities such as Tempe, allows for customers to extend their parking meters, pay for parking and give retailers the choice of giving codes to validate customers parking.
Nov. 21, 2017
ASU Symposium On Puerto Rico Includes Look At Colonialism
About half of Puerto Rico remains without power two months after Hurricane Maria, and the U.S. commonwealth’s status as a so-called colony was part of the discussion at a recent symposium on the aftermath of the storm.
Nov. 21, 2017
FBI Offers $25,000 in Border Agent
The FBI announced Tuesday that it is offering a $25,000 reward for information it can use to solve the case of a Border Patrol agent who died in Texas on Sunday.
Nov. 21, 2017
One in four Arizona teenagers admits to using prescription painkillers without a doctor’s consent. That’s according to a new survey by Dignity Health on teen opioid use.
Nov. 21, 2017
The ACLU chapter says the Phoenix Police Department failed to promptly respond to the group’s records requests for police footage and communication from the rally.
Nov. 21, 2017
U.S. Chamber: AZ Would Be 9th-Worst Hit State In NAFTA Withdraw
As top trade representatives from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are wrapping up the latest round of negotiations over NAFTA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is saying withdrawing from the agreement would especially hit hard Midwestern industrial states and southern border states, including Arizona.
Nov. 21, 2017

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