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Five-Year Plan Leaked From U.S. Interior Department
The so-called Zinke Plan for U.S. public lands has wiped out any mentions of climate change and will speed up permitting for oil and gas drilling permits. Here to talk about the new information is Adam Federman, a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.
Oct. 30, 2017
CEOs For Cities National Conference Comes To Phoenix
CEOs for Cities kicks off its national meeting in Phoenix on Monday, and having this group come to this city is significant. Lee Fisher, Senior Advisor to CEOs For Cities, joins us on The Show.
Oct. 30, 2017
The Takeaway: Puerto Rico Recovery Plagued With Controversy
Whitefish Energy was granted a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power infrastructure. Questions were immediately raised about the small company, which was from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown, and the Whitefish's contract with the island was cancelled this weekend. Two million people are still without electricity in Puerto Rico.
Oct. 30, 2017
Conservationists Warn National Park Fee Could Pave Way For Commercial Use
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's claim that more than doubling park entry fees to $70 during peak seasons will help boost national park revenue is, in part, correct.
Oct. 30, 2017
Oakland A
Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell released on bond after being arrested in Scottsdale on Saturday night.
Oct. 30, 2017
The Pulse: Veteran With PTSD Gets A Helping Paw From A Shelter Dog
Many veterans come home and have trouble adjusting to civilian life, and that adjustment weighed heavily on Russel Keyser.
Oct. 30, 2017
The Takeaway: Manafort, Gates Charged With Conspiracy In Mueller Investigation
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election took a critical step forward today.
Oct. 30, 2017
Two-Thirds Of Americans Face More Extreme Heat Days Than In Previous Decades
A new analysis shows nearly two-thirds of Americans are experiencing an increased number of extreme heat days.
Oct. 30, 2017
Residents Left Homeless By Yarnell Fire Cannot Sue State
Arizona’s highest court will not let homeowners, who were burned out of their home by the Yarnell Hill fire, sue the state for negligence.
Oct. 30, 2017
First Of Its Kind 24/7 Opioid Treatment Program Sees Surge Of Patients In Phoenix
When someone’s battling addiction, the decision to get sober can hinge on whether there’s treatment available in that very moment. A new Valley clinic is the first opioid treatment program in the country open 24/7. It's already changing lives.
Oct. 30, 2017
Chandler Police Gives Out Smart Water Kits To Combat Theft
The Chandler Police Department is distributing a new tool it said will help fight property crimes.
Oct. 30, 2017
Chandler Ends Collaboration With Habitat For Humanity
The city of Chandler recently ended a four-year agreement with Habitat for Humanity to fix up low-income houses.
Oct. 30, 2017
Mexican Mining Safety Raises Opportunities For Arizona Companies
Mining is one of the top industries in Mexico and Arizona. But some Arizona companies are looking for new opportunities outside the state. On the other side of the border, mining safety and security are becoming more relevant than ever.
Oct. 30, 2017
Post Recession Housing Rebound Has Winners And Losers
Phoenix recently surpassed Philadelphia to become the nation’s 5th largest city. Last year alone economic growth in the metro area grew by $5.2 billion. Downtown Phoenix has exploded with development and rising housing costs are reshaping neighborhoods all around it. So, how is this shifting landscape changing the face of the Valley today?
Oct. 30, 2017
Tonto National Forest Has Christmas Trees
The Tonto National Forest is selling permits for people who want to cut down Christmas trees.
Oct. 30, 2017
Phoenix Jury Finds Industrial Products Company Liable For Asbestos Contamination
A federal jury in Phoenix found an industrial products company liable for asbestos contamination. Through September of this year, the company has resolved, by settlement or dismissal, approximately 130,000 claims.
Oct. 30, 2017
 CBP Pilot Program Intended to Ease Crowded Downtown Port
Customs and Border Protection wants to know whether it can draw long lines of traffic away from downtown over to the modernized Mariposa shipping port of entry.
Oct. 30, 2017
 If You Want To Retire Early, Minnesota Might Be The Place To Work
When it comes to retiring, Minnesota looks pretty good. According to a Minnesota Public Radio report, Minnesotans are retiring around age 60. That's because many of state’s older adults are more financially secure than those in Arizona.
Oct. 30, 2017
MCDOT, ADOT Partner On $6 Million Grant To Ease Traffic On Loop 101
The partnership, along with several cities, will upgrade technology on surrounding streets and on the freeway itself.
Oct. 30, 2017
 AZ Game And Fish: Leaving Edible Halloween Decor Outside Can Attract Wildlife
The Arizona Game and Fish Department suggests residents put edible Halloween decorations inside.
Oct. 29, 2017

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