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Ducey, GOP Legislature In Stand-Off Over Tax Conformity
Gov. Doug Ducey has made early use of his veto pen. On Friday, he vetoed a bill that would have conformed Arizona’s tax code with the federal one, calling it irresponsible.
Feb. 4, 2019
Creative Works From 1923 Enter Public Domain
On New Year’s Day, creative works from 1923 entered the public domain. That includes books, movies and the music from the era.
Feb. 4, 2019
Santa Cruz County Sheriff: Border Wall Wont Stop Drugs
As the debate in Washington continues over securing the border, and whether President Trump’s wall should be included in that picture, The Show is hearing from some local voices about what they think border security requires.
Feb. 4, 2019
Some AZ Restaurants With Violations May Still Be Open
When you go out to eat, you assume the food you’re eating is safe. And in order to guarantee that, the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department conducts restaurant inspections all the time.
Feb. 4, 2019
Close Is Not Done; Whats Next For The DCP?
On Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan, hours ahead of a federally-imposed deadline. But the Bureau of Reclamation asked states for input on potential water cutbacks they could have to make, saying “close isn’t done.”
Feb. 4, 2019
AZ AG Drops Defamation Suit Against Clean Energy Group
The proposition would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2025. Ads run by Prop 127 supporters accused the attorney general of being "corrupt'' and that he was helping to "rig'' the election.''
Feb. 4, 2019
Unfulfilled Projections Cause Shortfall In NAUs Budget
Northern Arizona University missed its target enrollment by at least 800 tuition-paying students this year, resulting in $10 million in lost tuition and fees that have already been allocated.
Feb. 4, 2019
The Takeaway: Why The Measles Virus Is Back Across The United States
In the year 2000, the United States declared measles had been eradicated. However in 2018, there were more than 300 cases of the potentially lethal and incredibly contagious virus.
Feb. 4, 2019
The Takeaway: Freezing Conditions In Federal Detention Facility Raise Alarm
In Brooklyn, New York, as many as 1,600 inmates held in a federal detention facility had been without heat, light, telephone access and access to attorneys over the past week, even as freezing temperatures swept across the northeast.
Feb. 4, 2019
The Pulse: In Science We Trust
From anti-vaxxers to climate change deniers and even flat-Earthers, there’s a lot of mistrust in science. But how did we get here in the first place? How did we lose public trust in science and medicine — and is there a way to rebuild it?
Feb. 4, 2019
Western Water Managers Are Betting On Cloud Seeding, Despite The Gaps In Science
For decades, states have invested in weather modification programs, also known as cloud seeding, in the hopes of boosting precious snowpack.
Feb. 4, 2019
Group Helps Permanent Residents Attain Citizenship
Millions of legal permanent residents are eligible for citizenship in the U.S.
Feb. 4, 2019
Arizona Lawmaker Pushing To Simplify In-State College Tuition
What does it take for Arizona students to be eligible for in-state college tuition? One Arizona lawmaker hopes to make it as simple as having a diploma from an Arizona high school.
Feb. 4, 2019
Flu Cases In Arizona Continue to Rise
As flu season continues in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services reports there have been 8,000 confirmed cases statewide.
Feb. 4, 2019
Backlash Continues After 4th  Dolphin Dies At Dolphinaris
Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday morning near Dolphinaris, where the 22-year-old dolphin, Kai, was euthanized Thursday after showing signs of illness.
Feb. 4, 2019
Q&AZ: Does Mercury In Arizona Fish Come From Arizona’s Coal-Fired Power Plants?
Coal-fired power plants, vehicle emissions and mining activities release far more mercury into the atmosphere than natural sources, and it's a global issue.
Feb. 4, 2019
Phoenix Council To Set Light Rail Special Election Date
On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council is set to vote on a special election focused on light rail. The vote comes after opponents of the light rail extension into south Phoenix gathered enough signatures to get the item on the ballot.
Feb. 4, 2019
F-1 Grand Prix Race Might Leave Mexico City By 2020
If you are an F-1 car racing fan, this year might be your last chance to attend to Mexico City’s Grand Prix, as the new government plans might put an end to Mexico’s premier auto competition.
Feb. 4, 2019
City Wants To Turn Firehouse Into Restaurant As Part Of Park Project
Phoenix is looking for someone to turn a former firehouse into a restaurant. Near the Central Avenue bridge and Burton Barr Library, the firehouse will be key to the Hance Park revitalization project’s first phase — so will fundraising.
Feb. 4, 2019
Caesars To Open First U.S. Non-gaming Hotel In Arizona
The company behind Caesars and Harrah’s casinos has picked Scottsdale to open its first non-casino hotel in the United States.
Feb. 3, 2019

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