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The Pulse: Why Put Carpets In Cars When They’re So Hard To Clean?
Why do most cars have carpets? Jason Torchinsky, senior editor of the car website Jalopnik.com, has been wondering that for a while.
Nov. 12, 2018
As Economy Improves, Veteran Jobless Rates Improve
Several years ago, toward the end of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, veterans around the country had a hard time finding work. But today, as the economy has improved, so have those jobless rates for our nation’s veterans.
Nov. 12, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Same-Sex Marriage In The Czech Republic
Politicians in Prague this week will be debating a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in the Czech Republic. That’s just one of the top international stories of the coming days.
Nov. 12, 2018
Boas On Arizona Election Races
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Nov. 12, 2018
Large Fires Burn Through California
Wildfires continue to ravage both Northern and Southern California. At least 31 people have died statewide due to the fires and some 200 people remain unaccounted for. As of Sunday night, about 25 percent of the Camp Fire in northern California was contained.
Nov. 12, 2018
Buffalo Soldiers Raise Money For Civil War Monument
Today, on Veteran’s Day, let’s go back in time to the Civil War, when four different regiments of African American soldiers fought in the Indian Wars as part of the Union Army. They were called Buffalo Soldiers, and they fought right here in Arizona.
Nov. 12, 2018
Arizona Tribes Take History Into Their Own Hands
"Indigenous Arizona” is the cover story in November’s edition of Arizona Highways Magazine.
Nov. 12, 2018
Arizona Ballot Signatures Dispute Resolved
Amid the vote counting late last week, a lawsuit was settled over how to verify signatures for people who dropped off their ballots on election day.
Nov. 12, 2018
Ballots Continue To Be Counted In Arizona Races
There are roughly 162,000 ballots left to count in Maricopa County, according to County Recorder Adrian Fontes. In addition to the race for Senate, a handful of other races also are still too-close-to-call.
Nov. 12, 2018
1 In 10 Arizona Adults Is A Veteran
The Department of Veterans Affairs says Arizona ranks 13th in total veteran population. Our state is home to more than half a million men and women who have served our country.
Nov. 12, 2018
Phoenix Leaves
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has lost its largest member. After more than 80 years, Phoenix has withdrawn from the group.
Nov. 12, 2018
Report: AZ Tribal Gaming Impact Is $4.7B Annually
A new report says tribal gaming in Arizona has an annual economic and fiscal impact of several billion dollars.
Nov. 12, 2018
Labor Department Seeks New Process For Hiring Workers
The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a change in the way employers try to recruit U.S. workers, before they hire foreign guest labor through the H-2A and H-2B visa programs.
Nov. 12, 2018
Army, CBP Worry Caravan Will Storm Border
Last week, 1,500 U.S. Army soldiers rolled into Arizona in the largest domestic deployment of active duty military to the border seen in decades.
Nov. 11, 2018
What Goes Into An Episode Of
A conversation with Glynn Washington, creator and host of “Snap Judgment." Washington brings his live show to Mesa on Nov. 16.
Nov. 11, 2018
Veterans Rededicate WWI Monument 100 Years Later
100 years have passed since the end of World War I, but those who served have not been forgotten. Arizona’s monument for World War I military veterans was re-dedicated at a ceremony Sunday.
Nov. 11, 2018
Historic Arizona Magma Copper Chimney Stack Demolished
A chimney stack in Superior, Arizona was safely demolished this weekend because it was structurally unsound and posed safety concerns.
Nov. 11, 2018
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Has Record Growth, Adds New Airlines
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has been getting steadily busier — and that trend is set to continue.
Nov. 11, 2018
Navajo Nation Allows Additional Voting Days
The Navajo Nation is allowing offering voters another chance to cast a ballot after many precincts ran out on Election Day.
Nov. 10, 2018
Veterans from three Arizona homeless shelters gathered in Phoenix Saturday morning. They were invited to an American Legion post for what was dubbed a ‘Forgotten Heroes Appreciation Breakfast’.
Nov. 10, 2018

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