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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
Smithsonian Water Exhibit Travels To Rural Arizona
Water is obviously a critical concern in Arizona and across the west, and a new Smithsonian exhibit is taking the issue to a dozen rural communities around the state.
Jun. 29, 2018
NYC Attorney:
One attorney who has traveled from New York City to the Valley to expedite the reuniting of migrant families is Jose Xavier Orochena. The Show spoke with him earlier this morning and started by asking him what case specifically brought him to Arizona.
Jun. 29, 2018
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With The Show to talk about whether teachers who walked out of class should be punished, David Stringer’s apology at Lo Lo’s, and more, were former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
Jun. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: Kennedy’s Retirement A Game Changer For Supreme Court
As Justice Anthony Kennedy, the crucial swing vote on the court, retires, he leaves a vacancy on the Supreme Court. This means "President Trump will choose a nominee that will be anti-choice" says journalist Emily Bazelon.
Jun. 29, 2018
Ethics Committee Expands Review Of Congressman
The House Ethics Committee says it has formed an investigative panel to determine whether Republican Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona and his chief of staff violated campaign finance laws and various office spending rules.
Jun. 29, 2018
Lettuce Outbreak Tied To Tainted Canal
About 200 people were sickened in the recent E. coli outbreak and five people died. The outbreak, which started in the spring, is now over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Jun. 29, 2018
ASU Holds Free Archive And Preservation Workshops
Arizona State University is in the midst of an initiative to diversity Arizona’s archives.
Jun. 29, 2018

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