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The Takeaway: An Open Seat In The Highest Court
In a surprising statement last week, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, leaving open one of the most powerful seats in the country for President Trump to fill.
Jul. 5, 2018
The 2017 Census projects that older adults will outnumber children within a couple decades for the first time in U.S history. Aging is the number one risk factor for dementia and AARP found that brain health is one of the top areas of concern for its members.
Jul. 5, 2018
Fireworks are a festive part of Fourth of July celebrations, but they carry serious danger, especially in Arizona’s dry climate.
Jul. 5, 2018
It’s deadline day for petitions putting Arizona initiatives on the November ballot. There are 14 proposals expected at the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office on Thursday.
Jul. 5, 2018
John shares a story about his struggles with insecurity and addiction to narcotics.
Jul. 5, 2018
Utahns Move Towards Conservation With Eye On Lake Powell Pipeline
Utah's is pushing forward with a plan to tap more water from the Colorado River to serve two counties in the southwestern corner of the state. And that raises at question: Does Utah really need so much water?
Jul. 5, 2018
Arizona farmers harvested 28 million pounds of pecans in 2017, breaking another record. That’s 13 percent more than the year before.
Jul. 5, 2018
Last Sunday, for its first time, Mexico voted for a left-leaning president. And it was also the first time that a woman was elected mayor of the country’s capital.
Jul. 5, 2018
The left-wing Morena party won elections across Mexico on during elections on July 1, including in border state Sonora. That won't mean and end to strong cross-border relationships, but it could mean some changes, party leaders say.
Landslide Victory For 'AMLO' In Mexican Presidential Election
Jul. 4, 2018
A $65 million bond to help pay for a facility where Gilbert's fire and police departments can train will be on the November ballot. The town’s analysis shows while its population continues to grow, 85 percent of police officers and firefighters are eligible to retire in the next seven years.
Jul. 4, 2018
The latest city-owned property for sale in Phoenix includes large parcels along the 19th Avenue light rail corridor and undeveloped land near the spring training home of the Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jul. 4, 2018
There will be six financial measures for Mesa voters to consider in November from funding public safety to building a $55 million sporting complex. Residents must register to vote in the Nov. 6 election by Oct. 9.
Jul. 4, 2018
Last month the Phoenix City Council approved $125,000 from Community Development Block Grant funding to provide on-site counseling services for children experiencing difficulty adjusting to permanent housing.
Jul. 4, 2018
The Pulse: Science And The Fourth Of July
To celebrate the holiday, we dig into the science that makes fireworks sparkle, flags durable, and hot dogs delicious. Plus, what brain researchers are learning about the pursuit of happiness and feelings of patriotism.
Jul. 4, 2018
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
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

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