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A Maricopa County Superior Court judge yesterday ruled the Invest in Education initiative can be on November’s ballot.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Should Politicians Allow Big Money To Finance American Politics?
There's a growing call for politicians to reject special interest money. Are grassroots campaigns the future of American politics? Or will big money win the day?
Aug. 17, 2018
Have you ever had a prickly pear margarita? Well, it turns out there are lots of other ways to enjoy this desert fruit, and they’ll all be celebrated this weekend at the 7th Annual Prickly Pear Festival in Superior, Arizona.
Aug. 17, 2018
Arizona Monsoon Stories
From the heat, to the rain, to the storms — the monsoon is a uniquely Arizona time of year. Some love it, some hate it. How do you feel about the monsoon? The Show wants to know.
Aug. 17, 2018
A court-imposed deadline to reunite undocumented immigrant families was reached late last month, but Trump Administration figures released yesterday show nearly 20 percent of children remain without their parents.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals head in to their second preseason game Friday night in New Orleans against the Saints. Steve Wilks, the new head coach, says he’s pleased with what he’s seen so far.
Aug. 17, 2018
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge James Smith on Thursday rejected a challenge claiming that Invest in Education Act petitions contained errors that should disqualify it from the ballot. The lawsuit claimed the petitions included a misleading description of the tax hike, among other concerns.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Valley’s high temperatures bring a drop in tourism — but they also bring lower prices which attract certain groups. Many religious, social and sport groups take advantage of lower rates that are written in Phoenix law.
Aug. 17, 2018
After a busy several days of storm activity across the metro area, the chance of a monsoon storm is low this weekend.
Aug. 17, 2018
Voter registration will not be updated to automatically reflect address on drivers licence by November election.
Aug. 17, 2018
New figures from the state Office of Economic Opportunity put the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July at 4.6 percent. A research professor of economics at ASU’s WP Carey School of Business joined the Show to talk about what the numbers mean, both in Arizona and in a national context.
Aug. 16, 2018
Federal law enforcement officials are promising to work closer with their Mexican counterparts to better pursue drug kingpins.
Aug. 16, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation announced it has started training some of its officers who work at ports of entry to respond to opioid overdoses.
Aug. 16, 2018
Beer and wine sales will be available in all areas of Sun Devil Stadium except for the area directly behind the student section in the south end zone. The school says there will be an increase in alcohol monitors throughout the stadium, as well as new electronic screening equipment at all entrances.
Aug. 16, 2018
Arizona independents wanting to participate in the primaries need to choose a Republican or Democratic ballot by the end of this week for a chance to vote. As of Thursday, the Maricopa County Recorder's office was still trying to contact about 400 independent voters who need to resubmit for early voting.
Aug. 16, 2018
The Takeaway: Indian Migrants Are Also Caught Up In The Immigration Enforcement System
Immigration has been one of the biggest stories in the past year... well, any year. Our attention has largely been focused on Central American migrants, but they are not the only population caught up in the immigration detention and deportation system.
Aug. 16, 2018
A single traffic stop in Goodyear led police to more than $300,000 worth of illegal drugs and several items of stolen law enforcement gear, including a weapon.
Aug. 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin — the "Queen of Soul" — Thursday at the age of 76 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. Her music is a crucial part of the American cannon, bridging the gaps between gospel and popular music, civil rights and pop culture.
Aug. 16, 2018
Arizona’s recently-ended fiscal year brought in a record amount of money, but an analysis done by Moody’s Analytics shows the state isn’t fully prepared to weather the next recession.
Aug. 16, 2018
Weather news in Arizona in recent weeks has included a phrase we don’t hear all that often here in the desert: Tropical cyclones.
Aug. 16, 2018

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