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The city responded to make sure similar damage doesn't happen in any of its buildings. That would include the city's 16 other libraries, 32 community centers and dozens of other buildings.
Aug. 11, 2017
State officials have dramatically increased public access to the petition validation process. The policy update was instituted just before petitions for the school voucher referendum were delivered.
Aug. 11, 2017
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A new podcast "Missing Alissa" tracks the story of Alissa Turney and is told by Ottavia Zappala. She’s a freelance journalist and "Missing Alissa’s" host and producer.
Aug. 11, 2017
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The minimum wage in Arizona is now $10 an hour after voters approved an increase last year. But it was a long contentious road to get there. But one researcher wanted to know how raising the minimum wage affects workers’ lives in other ways.
Aug. 11, 2017
Friday Newscap
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap and some voices from the news this week. And here with us to discuss the temporary blocking of school voucher expansion in Arizona, new challenges for Sen. Jeff Flake, and other stories are former legislative leader Chad Campbell, currently with Strategies 360; and former lawmaker Jerry Lewis.
Aug. 11, 2017
Maven GM
Workers in the so-called gig economy will soon have another way to get around the Valley. Maven Gig, which is a service of General Motors, plans to roll out a fleet of cars in Phoenix this fall, specifically for gig workers.
Aug. 11, 2017
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Classes are starting soon at Arizona State University, and one of those classes has raised controversy just about every year it’s been offered. That’s “The Problem of Whiteness” a class taught by professor Lee Bebout, an associate professor in ASU’s Department of English. He started the class back in 2015.
Aug. 11, 2017
Lynn Vavreck
The truth is out there — somewhere. The question is: do we want to find it? This is an issue that’s of interest to Lynn Vavreck. She’s a political science and communication professor at UCLA and has written about it.
Aug. 11, 2017
LED light
Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study. Among the benefits of using LED light is that the method is cheaper than drugs, has no side effects and is readily available.
Aug. 11, 2017
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced the Department of Justice will renew a crackdown on illegal substances — essentially reigniting the War on Drugs. To learn more, we turn to Dean Dabney. He’s a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University.
Aug. 11, 2017
Jupiter in December 2016
The moment new JunoCam images are released, people jump to interpret them.
Aug. 11, 2017
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For months, the Navajo Nation has been in the process of buying software for an Amber Alert system for the reservation.
Aug. 11, 2017
Despite health care reform appearing to be on its last legs — at least temporarily — President Trump is still sending out tweets pushing for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to get something done on the issue. That unpredictability has sent insurance providers across the country into the uncomfortable realm of uncertainty.
Aug. 11, 2017
Arizona Challenger Space Cente
The Arizona Challenger Space Center building has been acquired by the Peoria Unified School District. The district traded two empty lots of land for the facility, worth around $4.4 million.
Aug. 11, 2017
"Woman-Ochre" by Willem de Kooning
A painting by famed artist Willem de Kooning stolen over three decades ago turned up in a New Mexico antique store.
Aug. 11, 2017
Kyrsten Sinema
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema said Friday she is "seriously considering" a run for the Arizona Senate seat held by Republican Jeff Flake.
Aug. 11, 2017
Attorney General Mark Brnvovich says from 2015 to 2017, Craig Allen Scherf told 13 victims that he was a doctor licensed to perform cosmetic injections and laser treatments.
Aug. 11, 2017
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President Trump and his administration have become the muse for late night television. Satire may soothe the frustration of those on the other side of the aisle, but is it doing anything constructive? And is it even funny anymore?
Aug. 11, 2017
A political operative who helped raise millions of dollars to support President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign is joining the U.S. Senate campaign of former Arizona state Sen. Kelli Ward.
Aug. 11, 2017
Woman-Ochre
A priceless painting stolen during an art jeist at the University of Arizona more than 30 years ago has been recovered.
Aug. 11, 2017

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