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Jeff Flake
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake is continuing to criticize his party. Flake is on a media tour as he promotes his new book, “Conscience of a Conservative.”
Aug. 7, 2017
After a wet week, the Valley should be getting a break from the Monsoon. As we dry out, the temperatures are expected to go up – with a high of 110 expected by Wednesday.
Aug. 7, 2017
School buses
Your local district is hiring bus drivers, crossing guards, classroom aids and school nutrition workers. Many schools have to refill these positions year, after year. Why? It's complicated.
Aug. 7, 2017
Arizona DOT
Good news and bad news for travelers on Interstate 40 west of Williams. A five mile stretch of the eastbound freeway is being rebuilt.
Aug. 7, 2017
Sprouts Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. says it is expanding its relationship with Amazon Prime Now, with a goal to reach at least half of Sprouts stores nationwide.
Aug. 7, 2017
Stream segments
The pipeline leak that spilled sewage into the Santa Cruz River is sealed, but another pollution problem persists – one that many other American waterways share.
Aug. 7, 2017
In 2012, Carvana was founded in Phoenix. The online used car dealer first launched its service in Atlanta and has spread to more than 30 cities, most recently metro Phoenix.
Aug. 7, 2017
Home sellers are experiencing their highest profits in a decade. That’s based on research by ATTOM Data Solutions which also found people are staying in their homes longer.
Aug. 7, 2017
Insys Therapeutics logo
A beleaguered Phoenix-based drug-maker is writing off $4.5 million, after several federal lawsuits nationwide have cost the company for misprescribing its products to patients.
Aug. 5, 2017
The Grand Canyon is most often associated with tourism in our state, but Arizona’s wine industry is flexing more muscle. A new report finds the annual economic impact of wine tourism is $56.2 million, up nearly $20 million since the last study in 2011.
Aug. 5, 2017
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says no changes should be made to Arizona’s Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument.
Aug. 4, 2017
Friday Newscap
For our Friday NewsCap, we discussed former Sheriff Joe Arpaio being found guilty of criminal contempt and the reaction to Senator Jeff Flake’s new book "Conscience of a Conservative." Our guests were former GoDaddy executive and former congressional candidate Christine Jones and former legislative leader Chris Herstam.
Aug. 4, 2017
San Juan, Puerto Rico
A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances announced today that it will impose furloughs for the first time in the U.S. territory's history.
Aug. 4, 2017
"Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World"
There’s always one, right? You know, that person, who’s kind of a jerk, and probably doesn’t care about it? Well, as it turns out, that person may be on to something, at least in the short term — is polarizing the new popular?
Aug. 4, 2017
"You Racist, Sexist Bigot"
Arizona has had its fair share of accusations that it’s a place that fosters racism. Now, a new documentary is telling the stories of minorities in our state — and exploring issues of racism, sexism, and bigotry here. It’s called “You Racist, Sexist Bigot.” And it was made by Pita Juarez and Matty Steinkamp.
Aug. 4, 2017
student in classroom
School is back in session in some districts; others will be starting back up soon. And tonight in Scottsdale, a panel will debate the future of education in Arizona.
Aug. 4, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
Supreme Court justices had been thought to be separate from the court of public opinion — in the equivalent of their ivory tower and not being influenced by current events.
Aug. 4, 2017
Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics.
Aug. 4, 2017
I-9 form
Legal experts are warning businesses employing immigrant workers to make sure their paperwork is up-to-date and correctly filled out.
Aug. 4, 2017
texting and driving
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reminding drivers that the grace period for a county-wide hands-free ordinance for cellphones is over.
Aug. 4, 2017

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