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Arizona Tourism Fights For Share Of Wallet In Information Age
As winter winds down in Arizona, so does travel revenue from snowbirds who visit, and that means the state’s biggest export business is doubling down to generate spring and summer dollars.
Feb. 12, 2018
Gov. Ducey Issues Grand Canyon Executive Order
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a new executive order in response to the latest government shutdown.
Feb. 12, 2018
Untold Arizona: Mining Coming Back To Skull Valley
Skull Valley was originally settled as those going West came to find metals in the ground. Those mines also helped build the towns, and are long gone - except for one. The changing values of a small town built from the mining industry.
Feb. 12, 2018
Study: Drowsy Driving Accidents 8 Times Higher Than Federal Estimates
AAA Arizona says its latest study shows that more people than the federal government estimates are driving drowsy, which can be just as dangerous as driving drunk.
Feb. 11, 2018
Phoenix Firefighter Suspected In Burglaries, Arsons
Several Phoenix fire stations were burglarized over the past few week and a veteran Phoenix firefighter has been arrested in connected with the crimes.
Feb. 10, 2018
 Pima County Rejects Federal Border-Security Funding
An Arizona county has voted to reject federal border-security funding, with the board's Democratic majority saying they don't want the county involved in enforcing the Trump administration's immigration policies.
Feb. 9, 2018
 Phoenix Area Ranked 9th In ICE Arrests In 2017
Arrests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement jumped by nearly a third last year, after the Trump administration broadened enforcement guidelines. But a new Pew Research Center analysis found the percentage increase in Arizona was lower than the national surge.
Feb. 9, 2018
 Initiative Aims To Significantly Raise Arizona
Voters could soon decide whether Arizona should require that 50 percent of its energy come from renewable sources by 2030.
Feb. 9, 2018
 Lawmaker Talks About Efforts To Stop Use Of Wastewater For Snowmaking
For years, the Hopi Tribe challenged the use of reclaimed wastewater to make artificial snow at Snowbowl Ski Resort in Flagstaff.
Feb. 9, 2018
KJZZ
It's time for our Friday NewsCap. Joining us to talk about Jeff Flake taking on President Trump again, along with the possibility that Arizona could actually ban texting while driving, are former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and former Arizona legislative leader Art Hamilton.
Feb. 9, 2018
Board Gamers Coming To Mesa For Arizona Game Fair
When you hear the word “gamer,” you probably think about video games … or World of Warcraft. But, this weekend in Mesa, a bunch of gamers will gather to celebrate a different kind of game — board games. The Arizona Game Fair kicks off today at the Mesa Convention Center, and I sat down with Meeple Lady, one of the event’s speakers, to talk more about it.
Feb. 9, 2018
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This year is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s iconic book Frankenstein. To celebrate, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI) is putting on a series of programs, talks and events, celebrating the book's legacy and considering how it applies to our lives in 2018.
Feb. 9, 2018
Olympic Gold Medalist Misty Hyman Talks About New Big Challenge In Her Life — Motherhood
Misty Hyman is best known for her surprising gold medal win at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. That was back in 2000. Today. her life looks a little different. Late last year she gave birth to a baby girl, Vivian. She’s 4 months old now, and she and her mom came into our studios recently to talk with me more about the new biggest challenge in her life — becoming a mom for the first time.
Feb. 9, 2018
 2018 Winter Olympics In Pyeongchang Are Underway
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are already underway, even though we won’t actually see the opening ceremonies here in the U.S. until tonight. With us from South Korea, where he’s covering the Winter Olympics for The Arizona Republic, is Jeff Metcalfe. He is joining us via Skype.
Feb. 9, 2018
 In Government, Why Aren
Another government shutdown was averted last night with a bipartisan agreement that includes a lot more spending than deficit hawks wanted. So why aren’t debt and deficits talked about more? President Trump didn’t mention any of that in his recent State of the Union address. With me to talk about that via Skype is Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition.
Feb. 9, 2018
 Federal Departments Reporting Reduced Snowpack For This Winter
Two federal departments are reporting troubling snowpack news for this winter.
Feb. 9, 2018
Western Governors
A bipartisan group of 19 Western governors said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke did not consult with them about major plans for reorganizing the agency, and have asked him to delay implementing the proposal until he speaks with them.
Feb. 9, 2018
9 Reports Of Rabid Foxes Confirmed In Arizona So Far In 2018
Another gray fox tested positive for rabies in Cochise County.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Department Of Revenue: Watch Out For Tax Scams
Tax-related scams and identity theft are still serious issues across the United States, especially during tax-filing season.
Feb. 9, 2018
Flagstaff City Manager Resigns, Cites
Flagstaff City Manager Josh Copley has resigned and the Flagstaff City Council is considering its options.
Feb. 9, 2018

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