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JD Mesnard
Protesters in Arizona will still be able to legally gather and not worry about having their property seized if a riot were to break out. That's thanks to House Speaker J.D. Mesnard saying that SB 1142, which passed the Senate, won’t be heard in the House.
Feb. 28, 2017
Marijuana
A business interested in setting up a dispensary in the city requested changes to city code that would allow it to operate and deliver medical marijuana.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The NPR Politics team created a live transcript of the remarks, and NPR journalists with expertise in politics, immigration, business, law and more offered their analysis and annotations.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Roads, freeways and on-ramps will close Tuesday for the funeral of a Phoenix fire captain who recently died from injuries she suffered in 2009.
Feb. 28, 2017
A bill proposing to limit Arizonan's right to assemble is quashed by Republican House Speaker under increased scrutiny.
Feb. 28, 2017
Lawmakers want to repeal state law allowing government agencies the choice to declare their buildings gun-free zones.
Feb. 28, 2017
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The Arizona Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over the constitutionality of a 2016 law allowing the state to withhold funding from cities that have ordinances conflicting with state laws.
Feb. 28, 2017
A flight attendant accused of making bogus bomb threats on two Skywest flights in 2015 has signed a plea deal to avoid trial. But he could still end up spending decades in prison.
Feb. 28, 2017
Double Dutch
When it comes to attracting businesses, city leaders like to promote “walkability." But, in Phoenix, the woman whose main job is to help create jobs, said “walkability" is nothing special. Instead, she thinks the city should focus more on its small-town feel.
Feb. 28, 2017
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Turns out gaining a few pounds as a woman in your 70s is far less dangerous than being either too thin or gaining most of that weight around your middle.
Feb. 27, 2017
Forty five years ago, Olga Korbut was a daring 17-year-old Olympian who created gymnastic moves that had never been attempted. Now the Soviet gymnast has just sold five of her Olympic medals at auction in Arizona.
Feb. 27, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
The Associated Press broke a big story on a Department of Homeland Security report on Friday. Turns out not even DHS supports the travel ban. AP reporter Alicia A. Caldwell has the story.
Feb. 27, 2017
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
The University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Phoenix is moving toward full accreditation. The Liaison Committee of Medical Education is visiting the school this week.
Feb. 27, 2017
The Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday night featured irreverent hosting by Jimmy Kimmel and probably the weirdest mix-up in Oscar history. We wrapped up the event with Cara Buckley, film and culture reporter for The New York Times.
Feb. 27, 2017
Now we turn to our regular Monday preview of international news coming up this week.
Feb. 27, 2017
Jessica Stago and Duran Washburn
A competition is aimed at getting Native American entrepreneurs thinking about how to solve problems across the reservation. The Native American Business Incubator Network, or NABIN, a virtual business incubator for Native American-owned businesses, is helping to sponsor the Innovation Challenge.
Feb. 27, 2017
downtown Phoenix
Last year was a record year for the film and television industries in Phoenix. More than 700 productions came to town, bringing more than $32 million into the local economy.
Feb. 27, 2017
Solar panels
The solar energy market in the U.S grew by 95 percent last year, according to a new report from analysts at Greentech Media. We talk to Martin Pasqualetti, senior sustainability scientist in ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and a former chair of the Governor’s Solar Energy Advisory Council, about what that means.
Feb. 27, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
When you’re homeless, having a safe place to sleep and to keep your things can be life-changing. That’s the motivation behind a new proposal being considered at the Tucson City Council that would allow businesses, churches and nonprofit organizations to set up structures in their parking lots for homeless people to spend the night.
Feb. 27, 2017
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There’s a growing trend of art museums turning more toward contemporary exhibitions and items. To learn more, we spoke with James Burns of the University of Arizona Museum of Art and arts journalist Jenna Duncan of Java magazine.
Feb. 27, 2017

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