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Football field
The film "Jerry Maguire" made a big splash when it hit theaters 20 years ago, and probably no character had a bigger impact than Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, who demanded the team show him the money. Now, NFL Network has produced a special "A Football Life" documentary about Tidwell.
Jan. 23, 2017
Starting today, low and moderate-income Valley residents can get free help with their income taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, program has been around for decades; last year, more than 260 volunteers helped prepare tax filings in the Phoenix area.
Jan. 23, 2017
We often talk about not repeating history when it comes to the genocide carried out during World War II, or the inequities of Jim Crow Laws. But, one part of our country’s history that often seems lost are the slew of eugenics laws that made forced sterilization legal during much of the 20th century.
Jan. 23, 2017
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While the U.S. has been focused on the inauguration of President Trump, the rest of the world has focused on non-Trump items. We previewed those issues with Pooneh Ghoddoosi of the BBC.
Jan. 23, 2017
ASU Gammage
In a special meeting on Friday, the Arizona Board of Regents unanimously decided to support that budget, despite the fact that the funding provided to the state’s three public universities is still well short of its pre-recession levels.
Jan. 23, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
President Trump isn't wasting any time in his first days in office. While he made some high-profile Cabinet picks official on day one, the Department of Housing and Urban Development made a quiet announcement that will affect many Americans with FHA loans. Sarah Edelman discusses what the action will mean for new home buyers.
Jan. 23, 2017
U.S. presidents have changed how they’ve communicated with the public over the decades, in part because of how technology has been modified and used differently.
Jan. 23, 2017
To go over what this week may hold at the State Capitol is Ben Giles, who covers the Senate for the "Arizona Capitol Times."
Jan. 23, 2017
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The Maricopa Association of Governments is holding the first of several transportation meetings for public input on ways to improve the Interstate 10 and Interstate 17 corridors.
Jan. 23, 2017
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix plans to break ground on a new high school Friday in Avondale.
Jan. 23, 2017
Computer lab
How will Arizona schools receive their $5 billion in federal and state funds if there is no one at the Department of Education to turn on the computers? That’s a chief concern department spokesperson Stefan Swiat has after learning what the Governor has allocated for the agency’s I.T. department.
Jan. 23, 2017
space junk
Arizona is known for its ability to help put objects in space, for science and for national security. A University of Arizona official is helping create rules about what happens to those objects after they get there.
Jan. 23, 2017
Parents of a teenager killed while driving last year are following up on their promise to change Arizona’s laws.
Jan. 23, 2017
Monsanto
Agricultural giant Monsanto bought 155 acres north of Tucson last year to build a corn research greenhouse. While residents are protesting the plans, local farmers have been using and testing Monsanto cotton seed for decades.
Jan. 23, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
Governor Doug Ducey is urging Congress not to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law yet.
Jan. 23, 2017
Police have apprehended the suspect who killed a beloved math teacher in Mesa last week.
Jan. 23, 2017
Arizona could lose millions of dollars in public health funding if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. The opioid epidemic, disease outbreaks and vaccines for children and adults in need — those are just some of the public-health issues that the Prevention and Public Health Fund pays for in Arizona.
Jan. 23, 2017
Mi Vegana Madre
Since 2014 the Phoenix Public Library has been helping entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground with an eight-week workshop called the Business Roadmap Program. Now, a Spanish-language version will be offered for the first time at Palo Verde Library in Maryvale.
Jan. 23, 2017
The people who answer 911 calls are in need of some help. The Phoenix Police Communications Bureau is looking to fill dozens of positions.
Jan. 23, 2017
There are smart cars, smart phones and increasingly, smart cities. And that means an increasing demand for tech-trained employees.
Jan. 23, 2017

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