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And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 23, 2018
Last week, the team unveiled details about its proposed 21,000-seat stadium. Phoenix Rising was not selected to join Major League Soccer during its most recent expansion, but the league has said it may announce another expansion city or two by the end of this year. Here to talk about the club’s prospects to take that step is one of Phoenix Rising’s owners, Tim Riester.
Mar. 23, 2018
Silent movies are not always silent. In their heyday, a live orchestra would often play along with the film. And today, a local group called the RPM Orchestra is bringing that back.
Mar. 23, 2018
The alleged package bomber in Austin, Texas — Mark Anthony Conditt — detonated a final bomb earlier this week as authorities narrowed their search down to him. Conditt’s initial attack was carried out when he left a bomb outside a residence, but at least one involved a drop-off he made at a FedEx office.
Mar. 23, 2018
The former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, is known for being a strong supporter of marijuana, both medical and recreational. He spoke at an Arizona Marijuana Industry Trade Association event in Phoenix on the future of cannabis trade between Arizona and Mexico and how it can benefit both of our economies.
Mar. 23, 2018
Aerospace and defense company Orbital ATK is expanding its Chandler-based launch vehicles division. Orbital will establish the 47-acre campus on Willis Road in Chandler’s Price Corridor, a stone’s throw from the company’s existing campus, which employs nearly 1,600 people.
Mar. 23, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Are Emotions Contagious?
Have you ever wondered why when you are around happy people, you feel happier, and when you're around sad people you feel a little sadder? Emotions can be contagious, just like the flu. However, recent studies show that the way we emit and convey emotion is more complex than we might think.
Mar. 23, 2018
Col. Mansoorspent more than 25 years in the U.S. Army and is now a professor of military history at Ohio State University.
Mar. 23, 2018
Arizona lawmakers are moving to tighten the rules for those receiving unemployment checks.
Mar. 23, 2018
Republican Rep. Mark Finchem's proposal would expand gubernatorial and legislative control of ASU, UA and NAU.
Mar. 23, 2018
Proposition 301 is set to expire in a few years, and there had been a lot of discussion about how to make sure the roughly $600 million the tax brings in for education every year didn’t go away. But, some public education advocates are still nervous about the future.
Mar. 23, 2018
In Phoenix, Valley high school students have banded together to hold their own march — one of more than 700 events planned around the world.
Mar. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: New Trump Adviser Once Backed Regime Change In Iran, North Korea
With National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on the outs, President Trump has picked John Bolton as his replacement. Zack Beauchamp, senior reporter at Vox, reviews Bolton's credentials and previews an administration guided by his outlook.
Mar. 23, 2018
One Desolate Job: Wooing U.S. Border Agents To Come To Arizona
The U.S. Border Patrol is hiring. And it needs to fill jobs quickly. Recruiters are traveling all around the country, trying to convince people to come and apply. But among the challenges presented, the agency is learning that people just don’t want to work in Arizona. So it’s trying to make this state more appealing.
Mar. 23, 2018
The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity reports that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.9 percent in February from 4.8 percent in January.
Mar. 23, 2018
A Phoenix school that had its charter revoked amid findings of financial mismanagement could stay open under another operator, the school's founder said Thursday.
Mar. 23, 2018
What do you get when you cross raucous college co-eds and retirees? March in Lake Havasu. As students from across the country descend on the western Arizona community of 53,000, they overlap with the city’s other annual visitors: senior citizens.
Mar. 23, 2018
Grand Canyon Fish No Longer On Brink Of Extinction
An endangered fish that lives in the Grand Canyon is no longer on the brink of extinction.
Mar. 22, 2018
The Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council put out a report on the state prison population this week.
Mar. 22, 2018
Home prices continue to rise nationwide, and in the West, prices are rising faster than anywhere else.
Mar. 22, 2018

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