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Is Home Remodeling Recession Proof?
Rising home prices during periods of economic growth usually mean new home sales, but more potential home buyers are choosing to renovate and remodel — an activity traditionally seen during economic downturns.
Jul. 4, 2018
Phoenix To Repair Historic Norton House
The former home of Arizona’s territorial veterinarian is getting a facelift. The Phoenix City Council approved a grant for repairs to the Norton House.
Jul. 4, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation CEO On Wright
The 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth was marked last year, and it came at a time when the attention being paid to the legendary architect’s impact is again on the rise.
Jul. 4, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Crafting Like It’s 1899
Listen to the sounds of Jennifer Hance showing people how to use vintage tools in Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix.
Jul. 4, 2018
Butchers And Barbers: Millennials Turning To Old-Time Jobs
Richard Ocejo writes about how the Millennial generation is moving into “Old Timey” jobs — think butchers, barbers and craft distillers.
Jul. 4, 2018
In These Splintered Times, An Editorial Cartoonist
Editorial cartoonists are trying to make us laugh — and think — at the same time. But in these more splintered times, the cartoonist’s job can be harder because it seems like people are less likely to laugh, especially if the point of view disagrees with their own.
Jul. 4, 2018
Suicide: A Silent Epidemic Among American Farmers
Farmers are the lifeblood of our country — they literally provide us with the sustenance we need to survive. But, there is a silent epidemic among the farmers in America’s heartland: suicide.
Jul. 4, 2018
Is The $10,000 Degree Still A Thing?
A few years ago, some colleges and universities were starting to implement a new model for education: the $10,000 degree.
Jul. 4, 2018
Mormon Church Separates From Boy Scouts After Policy Changes
The process of extracting scouting from its place in the Young Men’s program of the Church of Latter-day Saints will likely be a difficult one.
Jul. 4, 2018
Arizona Cities Trying To Change State Law They Say Unfairly Punishes Them
The Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has been asked to investigate cities around the state, from Tucson to Bisbee to Tempe, under a 2016 law that allows the state to withhold money from cities found to have ordinances that violate state law.
Jul. 4, 2018
Lawsuit Seeks To Block
In legal papers filed in federal court here on Tuesday, attorney Spencer Scharff argued that only Congress has the right to regulate the U.S. mail., and that once someone puts a ballot into an envelope which has prepaid postage on it, it becomes "mail.''
Jul. 4, 2018
Report: USPS Should Do More To Protect Workers From Opioids
Overseas producers of powerful synthetic opioids are peddling their products online and shipping them to the U.S. Lawmakers are working to tighten United States Postal Service policy and require it to collect more data about who sends international packages.
More Coverage Of The Opioid Crisis
Jul. 3, 2018
AZ Governor Could Get More Power In Coconino County Judge Appointments
Voters will decide if Coconino County superior court judges are selected through a merit-based system that gives the governor, not voters, the final say
Jul. 3, 2018
Murphy School Board Cancels Some Raises
The financially embattled Murphy Elementary District held a special board meeting last week where they chose a new superintendent and canceled the promised raises of some employees.
Jul. 3, 2018
Ballot Measure Aims To Prohibit Service Sales Taxes
The Arizona Association of Realtors submitted more than 400,000 signatures Tuesday for a November ballot initiative to constitutionally prohibit a state sales tax on services.
Jul. 3, 2018
More AZ Towns Cancel July Fourth Fireworks Displays
Two more Arizona towns have canceled Fourth of July fireworks because of extreme fire danger. Show Low and Prescott Valley join several other communities calling off the holiday displays.
Jul. 3, 2018
Arizona Elections: Sandra Dowling - 8th Congressional District
Sandra Dowling is not new to Arizona politics. For almost 20 years, she served as the Maricopa County Schools Superintendent where she became one of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s targets in 2006.
Jul. 3, 2018
U.S. Chamber: AZ Exports Threatened By Trump Tariffs
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a state-by-state analysis Monday that showed the potential impact of new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from some of America's most reliable allies.
Jul. 3, 2018
What
A recent ruling by the Arizona Court of Appeals affects a very specific aspect of medical marijuana law. Amanda Chicago Lewis, a columnist for Rolling Stone magazine, joined The Show to talk about the various challenges to marijuana laws and what could be next.
Jul. 3, 2018
How Detecting Wildfires Is Both High-Tech And Low-Tech
Only about half of Arizona's forest fire lookout towers are used during the fire season, but are crucial to forest safety. On the more high-tech side of the spectrum, there are also people trying to figure out how we can use technology to improve the way we detect wildfires.
Jul. 3, 2018

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