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Utah Voters OK Formation Of Independent Redistricting Commission
Arizona has had an Independent Redistricting Commission since voters approved it in 2000.
Nov. 27, 2018
Flagstaff Voters Uphold Minimum Wage Hike
In November — for the second election in a row, voters in Flagstaff showed their support for a higher minimum wage.
Nov. 27, 2018
NASA
Yesterday afternoon, just before 3 o’clock, NASA’s InSight probe made a successful landing on the surface of Mars.
Nov. 27, 2018
Government Hires Consultant To Increase Border Agents
The Trump administration has hired a consultant to increase the number of border agents and customs officers. At this time, only 15 of the 7,500 called for the $300 million contract have been hired.
Nov. 27, 2018
Arizona
Though there was a late push of opposition against Arizona Supreme Court Justices Clint Bolick and John Pelander — primarily because of their votes to keep the Invest in Education measure off the ballot — both easily won retention.
Nov. 27, 2018
What
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s chief of staff, Kirk Adams, announced his resignation on Monday. Jeremy Duda, associate editor of the Arizona Mirror, joined The Show to talk about Adams’ legacy, influence and possible future.
Nov. 27, 2018
What To Expect When Democrats Take Control Of The House
In the wake of November’s historic midterm elections, Congress will look a lot different in January than it does now. Molly Reynolds, a fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution, joined The Show to talk about it.
Nov. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: Ahead Of G20 Summit, Violence Flares Up Between Russia And Ukraine
Relations have remained tense between Russia and Ukraine since the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea. While the international community condemned the land grab, Russia has furthered the divide, constructing a bridge between Crimea and the mainland along the Kerch Strait, which provides access to the Sea of Azov.
Nov. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: General Motors Announces Big Layoffs And Plant Closures
On Monday, General Motors hit the brakes. The American car manufacturer announced plans to cut more than 14,000 jobs and shutter five plants across the U.S. and Canada. The pain of the announcement was felt from Detroit, Michigan, where Mayor Mike Duggan called it an "extremely disappointing decision."
Nov. 27, 2018
Voters In Coconino Choose Merit Selection For Judges
Judges in Coconino County will be appointed under a merit selection system instead of chosen in partisan elections under a measure approved by county voters.
Nov. 27, 2018
SR 67 To Grand Canyon North Rim Closing For Winter
State Route 67 between Jacob Lake and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon will be blocked off for the season Dec. 3. US 89A will remain open during the winter, but state routes 261, 273 and 473 to lakes in the White Mountains will close on Dec. 31.
Nov. 27, 2018
Mexico Wants Investigation Into Use Of Tear Gas
The Mexican government sent a diplomatic note to the U.S. embassy expressing its concerns after American federal agents launched tear gas at the border in the San Diego-Tijuana region.
Nov. 26, 2018
AG Issues Warning About Deceptive Solar Flyers
The Arizona Attorney General is warning consumers about deceptive flyers advertising deals on solar panels.
Nov. 26, 2018
Navajo Nation Drops Elections Lawsuit
The Navajo Nation has dropped a legal claim that could have delayed formal certification of the general election results.
Nov. 26, 2018
St. Vincent De Paul Seeking Volunteers
Thanksgiving week is over and done. But it’s not too late to volunteer to help charities. Nonprofits such as St. Vincent DePaul rely on 250 volunteers daily to prepare more than 3,000 meals for Arizonans in need.
Nov. 26, 2018
What happens when a writer from New Mexico, who’s taught poetry in Arizona, and is now living in the deep South explores the people and places of the Wild West?
Nov. 26, 2018
Study Being Conducted On Toxic Metals In Lake Powell
Three years after an accidental spill from a Colorado gold mine, scientists are getting the chance to thoroughly analyze its impact on Lake Powell.
Nov. 26, 2018
Dewey-Humboldt Condemns Coyote-Killing Contest
The Dewey-Humboldt Town Council passed a resolution Nov. 20 condemning animal-killing contests. The resolution comes three weeks before a coyote contest in central Arizona.
Nov. 26, 2018
Maricopa County Had Largest Midterm Turnout In History
The Maricopa County Elections Department completed its ballot tabulation last week, and Monday the official count was approved. This election marked the largest midterm turnout in county history.
Nov. 26, 2018
Prehistoric Footprints Discovered By Grand Canyon Hikers
Imagine you’re hiking in the Grand Canyon and you stumble upon a slab of fallen rock. On it are some odd indentations like overly-baked footprints. That’s exactly what happened to a group of hikers on the Bright Angel Trail.
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