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Social media has become an important tool today to help grow a business or shape a personal brand. So, what if you’re no good at it? What can you do then? Turns out, there’s a class for that.
Aug. 12, 2016
Most Arizona farmers use fresh water to flood their fields. It’s a simple and cheap system but, leads to a lot of wasted water. Some farmers in the Southwest are taking a different approach, but it could be difficult to switch deep-rooted traditions to more efficient irrigation.
Aug. 12, 2016
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How much can we talk politics at the office? The issue seems to come up every two years, as elections loom.
Aug. 12, 2016
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Jane Chu, the chairman of the National Endowment of the Arts is in the Valley. She spoke with The Show about the role of arts and arts education.
Aug. 12, 2016
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Polar Play will essentially be a giant freezer, which means the ice checkerboard or corn hole game won’t melt. Neither will the life-size polar bear or penguin sculptures.
Aug. 12, 2016
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The University of Arizona is one of eleven schools chosen to take part in a program to offer free textbooks to students.
Aug. 12, 2016
Chandler is looking for proposals to turn a vacant building downtown into a vibrant part of the area. City officials are hosting a site tour on Monday morning, and proposals are due next month. Wanted: Proposals To Develop Chandler ICAN Building
Aug. 12, 2016
The Rio Olympics are about to close out their first week, and already there have been some breakout performances across the games. Adrian Hobart, deputy editor for world sport at the BBC joins The Show with a look back and forward to the next several days.
Aug. 12, 2016
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The Arizona Corporation Commission Thursday decided a closely-watched rate case. It involved a small utility, called UNS, but observers say the outcome in that case could have implications for solar fees charged by bigger utilities.
Aug. 12, 2016
Oral arguments are taking place Friday afternoon, in the case brought by opponents of the newly-certified ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona.
Aug. 12, 2016
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In June, Cottonwood became the first city in Arizona to ban the sale and use of tobacco, nicotine and vapor products to anyone under the age of 21. The group that spearheaded the effort said they would try and enact similar bans in other Verde Valley communities.
Aug. 12, 2016
Laura Fallon
Part 5: Laura Fallon shares her experience "going big" with well-known political columnist Molly Ivins, who had gathered a group of friends to raft down the Canyon as a final hurrah to celebrate her final session of chemotherapy.
Aug. 12, 2016
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
The federal government says tribes can now begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow members to pick plants on protected land.
Aug. 12, 2016
New data suggest a federal program meant to prioritize the deportation of immigrants who have been charged with serious crimes has had only modest impacts on the number of people being detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Aug. 12, 2016
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If you’re looking for a place to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Arizona, then you’re invited to Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction.
Aug. 12, 2016
An Arizona mayor has refused an invitation to a meeting of U.S. and Mexican border city mayors because it was written in both English and Spanish.
Aug. 12, 2016
Ducey says the death of 37-year-old Agent Manuel Alvarez on Thursday serves as a "tragic reminder of the daily risks" that law enforcement officers face.
Aug. 12, 2016
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The full Arizona Corporation Commission has rejected an effort by Commissioner Bob Burns to hire an attorney to analyze how outside interests may be influencing utility regulators' decisions.
Aug. 12, 2016
Mark Brnovich
Department of Economic Security Director Tim Jeffries sent several emails in April to the large agency's staff about his trip to a Catholic shrine in Lourdes. He asked employees to send their "special intentions" for him to bring to the grotto at Lourdes, a holy site venerated for its healing water.
Aug. 12, 2016
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This expansion comes less than a year after Phoenix-based Freeport-McMoRan chose not to expand a similar mine, but to shut it down.
Aug. 12, 2016

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