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On Thursday, the Phoenix City Council approved entering into an agreement with the National Police Foundation to study officer-involved shootings. There have been 28 officer-involved shootings in Phoenix so far this year.
Jul. 6, 2018
Starting July 30, Phoenix will launch a dockless bike share program, generally allowing users to leave bikes anywhere after they’re done riding them, but Phoenix has also set limits.
Jul. 6, 2018
About a month ago, president Donald Trump placed tariffs on imported aluminum and steel coming from several countries. One of the affected nations was Mexico, which reacted by imposing tariffs to some American products.
Jul. 6, 2018
A new study from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention suggests guidelines may need to be revised to protect outdoor workers from heat.
Jul. 6, 2018
A proposal to increase taxes on Arizona’s wealthiest residents to generate more funding for public education may be headed to the November ballot. Supporters of the Invest in Education Act needed 150,000 certified signatures. They turned in nearly twice that many.
What Will Arizona Voters See On Their November Ballots?
Jul. 5, 2018
The Arizona National Guard’s only infantry battalion is being deployed overseas for the first time in 10 years. Approximately 400 Arizona National Guard soldiers will be deployed overseas for “Operation Spartan Shield.” The operation is headquartered in Kuwait.
Jul. 5, 2018
Renewable-energy advocates dropped off over 480,000 signatures Thursday in hopes of requiring Arizona’s electric utilities to acquire at least half of their power from solar, wind, biomass and other renewable sources by 2030.
Jul. 5, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Desiree Reed teaching kids how to be a mermaid at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort.
Jul. 5, 2018
Apartment complexes seem to be going up on every corner in Phoenix. If you’ve tried to rent at any of those complexes, you’ve probably noticed that rental prices are going up, as well.
Jul. 5, 2018
Debbie Lesko is the current congresswoman in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Lesko defeated Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in a race that was closer than most expected in a district where President Donald Trump had proven to be very popular.
Jul. 5, 2018
The American Bar Association has moved to pull the plug on the accreditation of Arizona Summit Law School. The future of the school and its students is deeply in question, and Arizona Summit’s President Don Lively believes the school has been treated unfairly.
Jul. 5, 2018
Except in emergency situations, Arizona child welfare workers will no longer be able to remove a child from his or her home without first getting a court’s permission.
Jul. 5, 2018
As part of the Phoenix City Council’s Thursday meeting, council members will consider whether to approve an officer-involved shooting study. Police Chief Jeri Williams is leading the push to have the National Police Foundation do the study.
Jul. 5, 2018
This Thursday is the deadline for any groups proposing new voter initiatives to get their petitions turned in. If they have enough signatures, the proposals will make it on the November ballot. The Show looked at a couple of those proposals, including the "Stop Political Dirty Money Amendment" initiative.
Jul. 5, 2018
Two wells near the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson were closed after the EPA found high levels of dangerous chemicals in the water.
Jul. 5, 2018
The National Weather Service has placed most of Arizona under an excessive heat warning through Friday — and escaping it won't be easy.
Jul. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump
President Trump is traveling to Brussels to meet with fellow NATO member states. While the alliance has its sights set on confronting Russian aggression, Trump's recent performance at the G7 summit in Canada sent a signal that this administration might not be so willing to cooperative.
Jul. 5, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Decoder Ring — The Laff Box
What happened to the laugh track? For nearly five decades, the laugh track was ubiquitous, but beginning in the early 2000s, it fell out of sitcom fashion.
Jul. 5, 2018
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

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