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Which Arizona Ballot Measures Are Left?
InvestinEd and Dark Money are off, but Clean Energy will appear.
Aug. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: In Good Or Bad Times, American Paychecks Don
Ahead of Labor Day, we explore the state of wages for American workers.
Aug. 30, 2018
UA Scientists Must Release Emails On Climate Change
An organization that questions the role of humans in climate change is going to get access to the emails and records of work done by two scientists at the University of Arizona in its bid to argue that their research is flawed.
Aug. 30, 2018
Phoenix Memorial Service Honors Life, Legacy Of Sen. John McCain
Arizonans lined the streets and mourners gathered at a church Thursday as a motorcade carrying Sen. John McCain's body left the state Capitol for a second day of memorial services for the maverick politician, former prisoner of war and two-time presidential candidate. The ceremony at North Phoenix Baptist Church began at 10 a.m.
Video: Memorial | Special Coverage: Remembering The Life Of Sen. McCain
Aug. 30, 2018
Everyone Has A John McCain Story
Hours before Arizona Sen. John McCain was lying in state at the Capitol, American flags were springing up on the roadside in Phoenix. Arizonans were paying tribute to a lost son.
Aug. 30, 2018
A Salute And Song For Sen. John McCain
Arizona Department of Public Safety estimated there were more than 7,500 people who came to the Capitol to honor McCain Wednesday. McCain's staff reported more than 15,000 people.
Aug. 30, 2018
Auditory Illusions Offer Insights Into Music, Evolution And The Brain
Human hearing is a marvel of nature; but like all senses, it can be fooled. Yet auditory illusions have much to teach us about music, evolution and the brain.
Aug. 30, 2018
Pinal Court Orders Johnson Utility To Turnover Control Of Bank Accounts
A Pinal County Superior Court judge has ordered the owner of an east valley utility company to hand over financial operations by tomorrow or face jail time.
Aug. 29, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Kicks #InvestInEd Off Ballot
The brief, filed Wednesday, said the way the education funding initiative was worded, "creates a danger of confusion." The court also said the proposition didn't include wording to keep in indexing, a process to adjust tax brackets for inflation.
Aug. 29, 2018
After #RedForEd, Unofficial Results Show Educators Moving To November Ballot
At least seven classroom teachers running in primaries are most likely moving on based on unofficial voting results.
Aug. 29, 2018
Eloy Threatened With $40M Lawsuit Over Detention Center
Lawyers for a young Guatemalan immigrant mother whose child died after she was released from custody intend to file lawsuits against the private detention company who held the pair, the federal government and the city of Eloy.
Aug. 29, 2018
Private Ceremony Held For McCain In Capitol Rotunda
John McCain’s body arrived by motorcade Wednesday morning at the Arizona State Capitol, where the senator will lie in state through Thursday morning.
Aug. 29, 2018
Nikola Switches Plans From Buckeye To Pinal County
The manufacturing start-up Nikola Motor Co. is not going to build a plant in Buckeye after all.
Aug. 29, 2018
Allstate Acquires Scottsdale Identity Protection Company
One of the country’s biggest insurance companies is acquiring a Phoenix-area company. Allstate has agreed to pay $525 million in cash to take control of InfoArmor.
Aug. 29, 2018
ADOT Honors Late Arizona Sen. John McCain
The message "Country First. Rest In Peace, Senator McCain: now appears on most statewide electronic billboards, according to an ADOT spokesperson.
Aug. 29, 2018
AZ Primary Upsets Between Challengers, Incumbents
There were a lot of very interesting results from Tuesday's primary — including some surprises and statewide incumbents losing to challengers. We’ll be touching on some of those.
Aug. 29, 2018
Who Is To Blame For Phoenix-Area Polling Place Problems?
Polling place issues was one of the big stories during Tuesday's primary elections. During the afternoon, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes asked the Board of Supervisors to consider asking for an extension of voting hours. That request was denied.
Aug. 29, 2018
Phoenix Voters Approve 6 Ballot Propositions
City of Phoenix voters said “yes” to six propositions on the ballot on Tuesday, but on a ballot where one side had a list of names and political parties and the other side had long lines of fine print, it might be a mystery as to what citizens actually voted for.
Aug. 29, 2018
Mesa Police Beating Raises Questions About Excessive Force
A Mesa police officer accused of beating an unarmed man in May should not face criminal charges. That’s the conclusion from an outside investigation completed by the Scottsdale Police Department earlier this week.
Aug. 29, 2018
Monsoon Stories: How The Storms Tickle Our Senses
The monsoon storms in the Valley bring walls of dust then sheets of rain. And then comes the smell. It’s like the whole desert takes a deep breath and opens up. The distinct smell of creosote fills the air.
Aug. 29, 2018

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