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NWS: This Summer May Be Third Hottest On Record
Wednesday begins the ninth excessive heat warning in the Phoenix area this year — and the National Weather Service is predicting this summer will wrap up the third hottest on record.
Aug. 28, 2019
In recent years, almost half of teachers investigated after allegations of sexual misconduct voluntarily surrendered their teaching certifications. In part three of the series, a report on the case of a Mesa teacher accused of a yearslong sexual relationship with a teenage student.
Aug. 28, 2019
Phoenix Election Results: Clear Defeat For Light Rail, Pension Propositions
Preliminary results show a proposition to stop light rail expansion failing by almost 25 percentage points and a proposition that would change city spending based on pension funding failing by more than 30 percentage points.
Phoenix Leaders React
Aug. 27, 2019
AZ Lawmaker, Counselor: Education Key To Stopping Child Sex Abuse
Arizona Sen. Paul Boyer fought to pass a bill that gives victims of child sex abuse more time to sue their abusers and the institutions that may have enabled them. Boyer and past chair of the Arizona School Counselors Association Janine Menard joined The Show to talk about how the conversation on protecting children from abuse continues.
Aug. 27, 2019
Schools Can Apply For Funds To Hire Officers, Counselors
Arizona’s latest budget includes $20 million additional dollars for the School Safety Program and expands it to include counselors and social workers — 114 schools currently use the program to pay school resource officers.
Aug. 27, 2019
New Website Aims To Bring AZ Residents In On Push To Ratify USMCA
Convincing Congress to pass a reboot of the North American trade deal was a major focus when the governors of Arizona and Sonora met in June. The Arizona-Mexico Commission has just launched a new website aimed at getting the public more involved in the effort.
Aug. 27, 2019
Arizona Corporation Commission Reacts To APS Settlement
Commissioner Justin Olson said that commissioners need answers to what happened in Stephanie Pullman's case — her power was shut off on a 107-degree day after someone paid only $125 of her $176 bill — to determine what regulations to put in place when similar situations arise in the future.
Aug. 27, 2019
APS Settles With Family Of Dead Woman Whose Power It Shut Off
Arizona Public Service has settled with the family of a Sun City woman who died last September after her power was shut off by the state’s largest utility on a 107 degree day.
Aug. 27, 2019
Deal Reached In Mexican Natural Gas Pipeline Dispute
Mexico’s June announcement that it wanted to review a number of natural gas pipeline contracts rattled investors. But this week a deal was announced.
Aug. 27, 2019
Republic Services Sued Over Contract Changes
Phoenix-based Republic Services, the second-largest waste management company in the country, is being sued by a county in New Jersey over contract renegotiation.
Aug. 27, 2019
New Arizona Laws Take Effect On Tuesday
Starting Tuesday in Arizona, state lottery winners have the power to keep their names confidential, scooter fans have the same rights — and responsibilities — as cyclists and you can practice your nunchuck skills with abandon.
Aug. 27, 2019
Mesa Passes Ban On Feeding Wild Birds
The city of Mesa has passed a ban on feeding wild birds. The City Council voted unanimously Monday night in favor of changing Mesa’s nuisance code.
Aug. 27, 2019
Colorado City Loses Appeal On FLDS Discrimination Case
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a court's judgment against the town of Colorado City, Arizona, on Monday. Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, are known for being home to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Aug. 27, 2019
Juvenile Courtroom Judges Tightening Practices After Report
A team of reporters from the Arizona Republic sat in on dozens of juvenile court cases earlier this year and reported significant discrepancies in courtroom procedures — some that left families confused about their rights and what to expect next.
Aug. 27, 2019
Arizona-Sonora Short Film Contest, Workshop Open For Submissions
Student and non-professional filmmakers living in Arizona and Sonora can submit short films about life in the borderlands to the Cinema On The Border contest now through Oct. 7.
Aug. 27, 2019
Miami Firm Buys Phoenix’s 2nd-Tallest Building
A commercial real estate investment firm based in Miami has bought the second-tallest building in Phoenix. Black Salmon purchased the 31-story U.S. Bank tower in downtown Phoenix for $93 million.
Aug. 27, 2019
Report Finds Cases Of Migrants Placed In Solitary For Months
The Trump Administration recently announced plans to significantly change a policy related to the detention of undocumented immigrants.
Aug. 27, 2019
Gov. Ducey Talks Guns, School Safety, Trade, Immigration
The Show's Mark Brodie sat down with Gov. Doug Ducey Monday to talk about gun rights and gun control, trade and the economy, immigration and more. Here's their expanded conversation.
Aug. 27, 2019
Company Spurs DEA Processing Of Marijuana Research Applications
On Monday, two days before a court-ordered deadline, the DEA began to process a backlog of applications by U.S. companies waiting for approval to grow cannabis for research purposes. Scottsdale Research Institute, a clinical trials site for medical grade cannabis, filed an action in June of this year with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Aug. 27, 2019
DPS: 88 Wrong-Way Drivers Accused Of DUIs In 2019
Eighty-eight wrong-way drivers have been arrested on suspicion of DUI so far in 2019, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. There have been 36 wrong-way collisions resulting in 16 fatalities during the same period.
Aug. 27, 2019

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