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Dec. 15 is the deadline for China to file restrictions on what imports it will allow of waste materials from the United States. The Asian nation is the world’s largest importer of waste products and over 50 percent of U.S. trash and recyclables are exported to China now.
Dec. 3, 2017
The rate of signups for health insurance on Arizona’s Affordable Care Act marketplace is up from last year.
Dec. 2, 2017
It’s now official. November was the warmest on record ever in Phoenix — and by a long shot. The National Weather Service reports the average maximum temperature at 82.9 degrees, almost 7.5 above normal. The average minimum was 59 and a half, and that is close to 7 above where we should be for the month.
Dec. 2, 2017
Foes of universal school vouchers told Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Margaret Mahoney on Friday afternoon that she cannot consider a challenge brought by those who want to keep voters from getting the last word on the plan.
Dec. 1, 2017
Hopi Tribe
The chairman of the Hopi Tribe and Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a compact allowing the Arizona tribe to operate gaming machines. After signing the agreement, the tribe now has the opportunity to operate or lease up to 900 gaming machines, such as slot machines.
Dec. 1, 2017
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says we could have more days like today, where the air quality is so bad the agency had to declare a high pollution advisory.
Dec. 1, 2017
The Trump administration has still not named an Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency in Arizona. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue said he hopes to name the person soon.
Dec. 1, 2017
In recent years more faith-themed movies have been showing up at the box office. Ben Sampson is a lecturer at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. The Show’s Marcus Charleston asked him why we’re seeing more of these movies.
Dec. 1, 2017
Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey met with his Sonora counterpart Friday at an annual Arizona Mexico commission summit in Mexico. The governors signed two major agreements in education and in transportation.
Dec. 1, 2017
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Prescott advertises itself as Arizona’s Christmas City. Every year, the Christmas Parade and Courthouse Lighting event is a big draw. But recent tragedies like the Las Vegas shooting and New York truck attack are causing even small-town gatherings to amp up security.
Dec. 1, 2017
Gray wolf
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf. It sets guidelines for de-listing the wolf from the Endangered Species Act, and where the recovery should happen. The issue has been a controversial one over the years, and we hear from two people who’ve been involved in it.
Dec. 1, 2017
The Senate is moving ahead with tax reform, as Republicans including John McCain and Jeff Flake have decided to support the GOP plan. What are the tax implications for companies with intellectual property that they’ve moved offshore? Kimberly Clausing, Professor of Economics at Reed College is here to talk about it.
Dec. 1, 2017
The Spanish-speaking population in the United States is an attractive market for many broadcasters, including Mexican company TV Azteca. And this week, they closed a deal with an American firm in an attempt to grow in the U.S.
Dec. 1, 2017
Bears Ears
Newly leaked documents show President Donald Trump plans to shrink two large Utah monuments by nearly two-thirds. The president plans to visit Utah on Dec. 4 to make the announcement.
Dec. 1, 2017
Jeff Flake
Cable TV, YouTube and other outlets have gotten an early start on all of those political ads we’ll be swamped by in 2018.
Dec. 1, 2017
Sky Harbor
The FAA and the city of Phoenix and some of its neighborhoods have come up with a plan to address concerns about noise from new flight paths at Sky Harbor.
Dec. 1, 2017
After a city council vote Thursday night, Tempe is moving ahead with an ordinance that it hopes will limit the influence of so-called dark money on its municipal elections.
Dec. 1, 2017
Changes to rate plans have been on the table since a June 2016 request by APS, asking the Arizona Corporation Commission for a comprehensive rate review.
Dec. 1, 2017
It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment. Joining us to talk about efforts to limit dark money in Arizona, John McCain and Jeff Flake on tax reform and more are Chuck Coughlin, President of HighGround Public Affairs Consultants, and Karl Gentles, Partner at Goode Wright Gentles.
Dec. 1, 2017
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The direction of the Democratic Party is currently being litigated inside the party itself, by members of the Unity Reform Commission, who will meet for a final time next week.
Dec. 1, 2017

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