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Landslide Victory For
Mexican voters made a decisive choice for a new president on Sunday. In an election with a historic turnout, left-of-center candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador — commonly known as "AMLO" — won a landslide victory. Thousands marched late Sunday night in Mexico.
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Jul. 2, 2018
More Ozone And High Pollution In The Summer?
In the hot summer months, almost every forecast in Phoenix comes with an ozone or high pollution advisory.
Jul. 2, 2018
Phoenix Library Restoration Bill: $11.5 Million
After a pipe ruptured and damaged all five floors, Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library was closed for 11 months. Opening the doors again cost more than originally planned.
Jul. 2, 2018
Scientists Identify The Brain’s Pitch Area, Essential For Language
Human voices convey meaning and emphasis by changing pitch. Now, scientists at University of California, San Francisco believe they have found the brain area that makes this possible.
Jul. 2, 2018
Outdoor Dining, Brew Pub Coming To Convention Center
A local brew pub could soon set up shop on Convention Center property. The city’s new contract with Aramark Sports and Entertainment calls for transforming the Innovation Studio, an enclosed area at Monroe and Second streets, into outdoor drinking and dining space.
Jul. 2, 2018
UA Fraternity Closes Due To Health And Safety Violations
A University of Arizona fraternity has been suspended. This comes after an investigation into health and safety violations. The investigation into UA’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon resulted in the immediate closure of the chapter.
Jul. 1, 2018
Arizona Farm Bureau: Grocery Prices Down
There’s good news for Phoenix-area grocery shoppers. A new survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau shows some prices have fallen significantly. The survey shows the second quarter has brought lower prices for ground beef, bacon and milk — just to name a few items.
Jul. 1, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Consider Collecting Internet Sales Tax
Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard told Capitol Media Services he sees no reason why purchases made by Arizonans on the internet should be exempt from the state's 5.6 percent sales levy.
Jul. 1, 2018
Phoenix Protesters:
Swarms of Arizonans gathered at the Capitol in Phoenix Saturday, joining more than 600 rallies across the country protesting the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jun. 30, 2018
Citizens Clean Elections Commission Votes To Sue The Legislative Council
Members of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted Friday to sue the Legislative Council for what commissioners claim is an effort to mislead voters about an upcoming ballot measure.
Jun. 30, 2018
Giant Blood Drive Sunday At Tempe Center For The Arts
Blood is needed at hospitals every single day, but especially around the Fourth of July holiday, when donations drop off sharply.
Jun. 30, 2018
USDA Annual Report Shows Changing Trends In Planted Crops
The USDA’s annual report for the crop year 2018 is out and Arizona’s barley growers planted 12,000 acres, the lowest level in 90 years.
Jun. 29, 2018
Arizona Drought Hurts Local Sheep Business
“So we’re having to supplement and haul water and things like that, which in normal years we don’t have to," said one sheep rancher.
Jun. 29, 2018
Pew: Rising Support For More Legal Immigration
Support for increasing legal immigration to the U.S. is on the rise, and shifting views among Democrats is the main driving force behind the jump in recent years, according to Pew.
Jun. 29, 2018
Mexico Prepares For Historic Elections
On July 1, Mexico will head to the polls for federal and local elections, and a new president will be chosen. They are expected to be the largest elections in the country’s history — but they’re also among the most violent.
Jun. 29, 2018
Tempe Voters To Decide Whether Council Can Oust Elected Leaders
The proposed change requires a vote of at least five to oust one of the council’s seven members for unlawful conduct involving moral turpitude, fraud or corruption.
Jun. 29, 2018
Traffic Safety Chairman Talks Modern Driving Hazards
As more of us are spending too much time looking at our smartphones or other things, the danger of distracted driving is growing. That’s increasing the challenges to road designers and workers involved in infrastructure and related construction.
Jun. 29, 2018
Why Younger People Aren
Students have moved front and center in a number of public policy debates over the past several months, including gun safety and school funding. But despite this interest, a new report finds nationwide, less than 30 percent of high school students volunteered between 2012 and 2015.
Jun. 29, 2018
Diana Taurasi: Hall Of Fame-Caliber Phoenix Mercury Star
The Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi has been doing remarkable things in WNBA games since 2004. When writer Shea Serrano watched Taurasi play, he was amazed. He wrote about that for "The Ringer" and was on The Show to talk about what he saw.
Jun. 29, 2018
Arizona Elections: Joe Arpaio - U.S. Senate
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate against former State Sen. Kelli Ward and Congresswoman Martha McSally. Arpaio lost his last election two years ago when he ran for a seventh term as Maricopa County Sheriff.
Jun. 29, 2018

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