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Tempe Planting More Trees To Create More Shade
The city of Tempe will be planting more trees this weekend. The goal is to create more shade canopy on city property.
Oct. 26, 2017
Navajo Lawmakers Set To Take Up Legislation For Grand Canyon Aerial Tram
Navajo Nation lawmakers are scheduled to take up legislation to build an aerial tram into the Grand Canyon next week. A Navajo Nation Council spokesman says the Grand Canyon Escalade is the only item on next Tuesday’s special session so far.
Oct. 26, 2017
Documentary Explores Navajo People
The expansion of the railroad to the Western half of the United States was an important development in our country’s history. And, to do that, someone had to build it. A new documentary, "Metal Road," explores the Navajo people’s important role in this industry and its long history.
Oct. 25, 2017
Flake On Decision:
“To be competitive, you’ve got to run a kind of race I’m not comfortable running," he said. "I’ve got to sleep at night, look my kids in the eye and I can’t see, given the way the electorate looks to be looking at candidates right now, I simply can’t do it.”
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix Moves Forward On Latino Cultural Center
Phoenix takes another step toward creating a Latino Cultural Center. On Wednesday, a consultant presented a feasibility study to the city’s arts subcommittee.
Oct. 25, 2017
Arizona Voters Have Increased By Thousands Since July
The number of registered voters in Arizona continues to rise by the thousands while party numbers shift, according to new registration data.
Oct. 25, 2017
National Park Service Wants To Hike Entrance Fees
The National Park Service has proposed charging steep entrance fees at 17 of its parks during peak seasons. The money would go toward an $11 billion backlog of maintenance projects.
Oct. 25, 2017
Bisbee Weighs Options After AG Decision On Plastic Bag Ban
Bisbee’s ban on plastic bags is in violation of state law. That’s the assessment of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 25, 2017
Netflix Makes Move Toward More Original Content
Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Oct. 25, 2017
Tempe Considers Tax Incentive For Bank Of The West
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
Oct. 25, 2017
Not Forgotten: Looking For Missing Loved Ones Takes Many Approaches
Losing someone this way is not something you’d expect to happen. It can be confusing to know what to do, even beyond the police report.
Oct. 25, 2017
Single-Family Lot Prices Stayed At Record High Levels In 2016
The price of single-family lots were at record high levels last year, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Oct. 25, 2017
Keith Olbermann Questions Donald Trump
Longtime commentator and television host Keith Olbermann questions President Trump’s sanity, speeches, opinions and fitness to serve — but Olbermann didn’t always feel that way.
Oct. 25, 2017
More Americans Living In Areas With More Extreme Summer Heat Days
New research shows more than three quarters of the U.S. population lives in counties with an average of more than nine extreme summer heat days.
Oct. 25, 2017
NPS Considering More Than Doubling Fees At Grand Canyon, Other Parks
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion. The Park Service says the higher fees would bring in $70 million a year, which would help pay for deferred maintenance projects in the parks.
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix Record Heat Expected To Move On This Week For The Season
Phoenix set another record high on Tuesday hitting 99 degrees at Sky Harbor International Airport by mid-afternoon.
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix Health Clinic Subject Of Upcoming Documentary
The issue of health care is still reverberating around the halls of Congress, even after the Senate failed to pass a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Oct. 25, 2017
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Not All Musicians Are Good Mathematicians (And Vice Versa)
There’s a popular conception that people who are gifted musicians are also skilled mathematician, or vice versa.
Oct. 25, 2017
The Takeaway: The Start Of A GOP Revolt?
On Tuesday, speaking from the Senate floor, Senator Jeff Flake announced he would not seek re-election in 2018. But the senator had another message, for the White House and for the nation.
Oct. 25, 2017
Arizona Board Of Education Votes To Review New K-12 Grade Metric
Emotions ran high before the Arizona State Board of Education Monday night as school principals questioned and criticized the methods behind the newly released school grades.
Oct. 25, 2017

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