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 2018 Winter Olympics In Pyeongchang Are Underway
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are already underway, even though we won’t actually see the opening ceremonies here in the U.S. until tonight. With us from South Korea, where he’s covering the Winter Olympics for The Arizona Republic, is Jeff Metcalfe. He is joining us via Skype.
Feb. 9, 2018
 In Government, Why Aren
Another government shutdown was averted last night with a bipartisan agreement that includes a lot more spending than deficit hawks wanted. So why aren’t debt and deficits talked about more? President Trump didn’t mention any of that in his recent State of the Union address. With me to talk about that via Skype is Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition.
Feb. 9, 2018
 Federal Departments Reporting Reduced Snowpack For This Winter
Two federal departments are reporting troubling snowpack news for this winter.
Feb. 9, 2018
Western Governors
A bipartisan group of 19 Western governors said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke did not consult with them about major plans for reorganizing the agency, and have asked him to delay implementing the proposal until he speaks with them.
Feb. 9, 2018
9 Reports Of Rabid Foxes Confirmed In Arizona So Far In 2018
Another gray fox tested positive for rabies in Cochise County.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Department Of Revenue: Watch Out For Tax Scams
Tax-related scams and identity theft are still serious issues across the United States, especially during tax-filing season.
Feb. 9, 2018
Flagstaff City Manager Resigns, Cites
Flagstaff City Manager Josh Copley has resigned and the Flagstaff City Council is considering its options.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Bill To Expand Animal Abuse Laws Heads To Senate
An Arizona Senate panel voted Thursday to expand state laws when it comes to animal abuse.
Feb. 9, 2018
Scottsdale School District Appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer
The Scottsdale Unified School District appointed Doug Virgil as interim Chief Financial Officer at a meeting Thursday.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Want To Make Non-English Insurance Policies Irrelevant
The Arizona House of Representatives amended a bill that would make the English version of insurance contracts the binding contract between parties.
Feb. 9, 2018
Current Events And Social Media Increase Stress
Anxiety in recovering patients can be exacerbated by certain times of year, like holidays or anniversaries, but increasingly, current events and social media are causing patients to seek treatment.
Feb. 9, 2018
New Maricopa County Jail, Intake Facility Under Construction
The Maricopa County Intake, Transfer and Release facility will have 512 beds for short-term detention and 1,280 beds for longer-term incarceration. The site will also house physical and mental health facilities.
Feb. 9, 2018
Yuma Republicans Nominate Three To Fill Former Rep. Don Shooter
Don Shooter's replacement will be chosen Monday from the three nominated by the Yuma County Board of Supervisors.
Feb. 9, 2018
Untold Arizona: Tracing Arizona’s Turquoise Legacy Through Time
The state’s official gemstone once adorned Egyptian pharaohs and Aztec rulers, but to Arizonans it’s the stone of silver-set belt buckles, Sedona artists, Scottsdale galleries – and a rich Native American cultural heritage. Join us as we trace turquoise’s story from its archaeological past to it uncertain future.
Feb. 9, 2018
Untold Arizona: El Tiradito Is No Ordinary Shrine
In Tucson’s Barrio Viejo evidence of the city’s Mexican heritage is everywhere. Visitors come from all over to eat tacos, to admire adobe architecture, and if they know where to go, they can make a wish too at El Tiradito.
Feb. 9, 2018
Great Hearts Academies Reversing Course On
Charter school organization Great Hearts Academies is reversing course on a policy that local advocacy groups, including the Arizona ACLU, have called discriminatory.
Feb. 9, 2018
Court Rules Hopi Can Challenge Use Of Recycled Water For Snowbowl
An Arizona tribe will be able to challenge the use of treated wastewater to make snow, even on public lands.
Feb. 9, 2018
Despite Absence, McCain Still Influential On Capitol Hill, Colleagues Say
Sen. John McCain continues to undergo treatment for brain cancer in Arizona. Despite his absence in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, his daughter and several Senate colleagues say he remains influential on Capitol Hill.
Feb. 8, 2018
AG Calls For Supreme Court Oversight on Class Action Lawsuits
Spurred by a class action settlement from Google, Brnovich is calling for Supreme Court oversight on settlements.
Feb. 8, 2018
Former CBP Supervisor Faces Sentencing In Case Tied To Arizona
A former supervisor for U.S. Customs and Border Protection faces sentencing in April for buying guns in Arizona and illegally taking them to California.
Feb. 8, 2018

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