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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
As fires burn across the West, especially in California, people are turning to Twitter to share photos, updates and family details. And this data can be harvested for research purposes.
Aug. 16, 2018
Apprenticeship programs have been becoming more and more popular. A report finds women make up a tiny percentage of apprentices, and a gender wage gap persists — as it does in the labor force more broadly.
Aug. 16, 2018
Opera is grand, beautiful and, of course, dramatic — and so are the costumes that help tell classic stories. For Arizona Opera costume designer Kathleen Trott, it’s a creative endeavor.
Aug. 16, 2018
The most destructive wildfire in California history continues to burn. And as the wildfire season gets longer and longer, it’s not only trees and land that are affected. The health of the ecosystem, and that of the humans and animals who live nearby, is also impacted.
Aug. 16, 2018
Right now, the mayor and council members are elected in odd-numbered years. Proposition 411 would move election day to line up with state and federal elections in November of even-numbered years, starting in 2020. Any run-offs would be held the following March.
Aug. 16, 2018

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