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Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt of court by federal judge Susan Bolton; sentencing is scheduled for October. With us now to talk about the case and the ruling is reporter Jude Joffe-Block, a fellow with New America and the Center for the Future of Arizona.
Aug. 1, 2017
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Getting and keeping people of "great competence," as the President says, seems to be harder for the Trump Administration. At least ten Administration officials have resigned or been fired since President Trump took office.
Aug. 1, 2017
Immigrants in Arizona paid about $1.7 billion in state and local taxes and had about $16 billion in spending power in 2014. Those are the latest numbers from a report released by the New American Economy.
Aug. 1, 2017
Arizona AG Office Seal
On Monday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a $400,000 judgment against Mandatory Poster Agency, Inc. and its owners for sending government annual minutes lookalikes.
Aug. 1, 2017
Zion National Park
You may soon need a reservation to visit one of the country’s most popular national parks. Officials at Zion National Park in Utah are considering a few plans to control crowds. There could be a final decision late next year.
Aug. 1, 2017
Amanda Foster
Pew Research Center examined household incomes and expenditures between 2004 and 2014. It found the median income had declined 13 percent while spending on things like housing, food and clothing increased nearly 14 percent. But, some workers are cashing in.
Aug. 1, 2017
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
Lawyers for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District will head to court this morning.
Aug. 1, 2017
The Navajo Nation has allocated $3 million to build homes in a portion of the reservation frozen in a state of poverty.
Aug. 1, 2017
Martha McSally
Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally is drumming up support for a bipartisan plan aimed at improving the Affordable Care Act's individual marketplace.
Jul. 31, 2017
Juan Ramirez age 10
Blink and you could miss Guadalupe, which is less than one square mile on the edge of Tempe. But it was once a flashpoint in the controversy surrounding former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio and his immigration patrols — the patrols he failed to stop after a judge’s order. Arpaio has now been convicted of criminal contempt.
Jul. 31, 2017
monsoon storm
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to: monsoon season. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps first introduces us to Mike Olbinski, just your average wedding photographer-storm chaser.
Jul. 31, 2017
Anna Almendrala
When she was 28 years old and 7 years into her marriage, Anna Almendrala and her husband decided to have a baby. But a year and a half later, no baby. So, they turned to IVF, or in vitro fertilization. And they decided to document it in a new podcast for HuffPo called IVFML
Jul. 31, 2017
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Thousands of pages of documents compiled from lawsuits against Dow, Monsanto, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Air Force are now in the public domain.
Jul. 31, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain today is beginning a treatment regimen of chemotherapy and radiation. Earlier this month, he announced he’d been diagnosed with a glioblastoma, which is an aggressive type of brain tumor. Physicians say it’s a difficult form of cancer to treat, but researchers are working on new ways to try.
Jul. 31, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
And now, a check of the week ahead on the international front. Our correspondent is the BBC’s Pooneh Ghoddoosi. Russia has certainly been in the news a lot here recently, including word that Russia is expelling U.S. diplomats in retaliation for sanctions against that country approved by Congress for alleged meddling in last year’s election.
Jul. 31, 2017
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We did our regular check-in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. Our focus was on Dreamers — children who were brought to the U.S. when their parents illegally crossed the border and have since grown up and gone to school here.
Jul. 31, 2017
All people stranded when a flash flood swept through the Seven Falls area of the Sabino Canyon Recreation Park north of Tucson have been rescued.
Jul. 31, 2017
woman and child
It’s tough to flip on the TV right now without finding game shows, be it reboots like "Match Game," newbies like "Beat Shazam" or long-timers like "The Price is Right." But does quantity equal quality? Are we, in fact, in the midst of a golden age of game shows?
Jul. 31, 2017
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Both the House and the Senate have passed legislation that would increase sanctions on Russia, tightening restrictions on the country's oil and gas industries. In response, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that the U.S. must cut 755 staff members from the Russian embassy.
Jul. 31, 2017
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Many in Washington are still reeling from last week’s narrow defeat of the Senate Republican’s repeal and replace plan for the Affordable Care Act. In the wake of that failure, some senators have expressed a desire to come together and craft a bipartisan deal.
Jul. 31, 2017

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