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Sheraton Grand Phoenix
Earlier this week on The Show, Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts told us why she doesn’t think the city of Phoenix is getting a good deal in its sale of the downtown Sheraton Hotel. David Krietor, president of Downtown Phoenix Inc., heard our conversation and wanted the chance to clarify some details.
Aug. 10, 2017
graduation
More than 48 percent of Arizonans have some kind of post-secondary degree; that’s higher than the national average. But the rate for the Phoenix Metro area is lower than that average.
Aug. 10, 2017
Chris Bianco
If you're a pizza lover in Phoenix, then you probably already know about chef Chris Bianco. Bianco has released a cookbook called "Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like."
Aug. 10, 2017
school bus
Listen to the sounds of Angelica Marquez on bus duty at Herrera Elementary School in Phoenix.
Aug. 10, 2017
Russian flag
While we’re all following the investigation into ties between President Trump and Vladimir Putin, it’s important to remember that the relationship between our two countries will long outlast these two men. That’s why Russia scholar and government professor at Wesleyan University, Peter Rutland, recently wrote about the impending question in Russia — what will happen to the country after Putin?
Aug. 10, 2017
Last month, Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency in response to damage to a sewage pipeline near Nogales at Arizona’s southern border. We learned more about the situation in Nogales from Paulina Pineda, reporter for the Nogales International.
Aug. 10, 2017
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More than a year out, the prospects for U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake’s re-election are of great interest — and speculation. Three potential primary challengers have reportedly had meetings at the White House.
Aug. 10, 2017
Three skimmers were discovered in the last week, bringing the total to 40 skimmers found in the state this year.
Aug. 10, 2017
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump had strong words about the opioid epidemic in the United States.
Aug. 10, 2017
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There are two American economies. And for the one percent — and especially the .001 percent — this is great news.
Aug. 10, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is getting high praise from the Department of Justice this week for breaking down a long standing barrier for non-English speaking inmates.
Aug. 10, 2017
Traffic backed up on Interstate 17
Accidents and fires along Interstate 17 north of Phoenix have caused the roadway to shut down several times this summer, especially around the Black Canyon City area.
Aug. 10, 2017
students stand in line
Minority students in Arizona are significantly more likely to be suspended from school.
Aug. 10, 2017
Zika
Tobacco might have finally found the image upgrade it’s been looking for, as scientists hope to use the plant to produce a safe and cheap Zika vaccine. If successful in humans, the plant-based approach could provide an effective solution for countries affected by the disease.
Aug. 10, 2017
The opioid crisis is gripping the country. In Arizona, overdoses are killing at least two people a day. Gov. Doug Ducey recently declared a public health emergency. Arizona isn't the only state to take this step. But what does it mean?
Aug. 10, 2017
APS
Arizona Public Service plans to bring battery storage to parts of rural Arizona. The public utility says it is one of the first in the country to do so.
Aug. 10, 2017
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The USGS is upgrading out-of-date earthquake monitoring sites from analog to digital broadband. The USGS has about 400 earthquake monitoring sites extending from central California into Arizona.
Aug. 10, 2017
United Food Bank Freezer
A faulty freezer compressor has cost United Food Bank more than 21,000 pounds of food. The compressor went out on Sunday and an alarm meant to alert staff to problems did not activate. The lost food was mostly frozen fruits, vegetables and cheese.
Aug. 9, 2017
John McCain
Sen. John McCain is asking the president to tone down the bellicose rhetoric in the war of words with North Korea. Though he does admit the current situation is not all Donald Trump’s fault.
Aug. 9, 2017
Soccer legend Rafa Márquez and ‘banda’ music singer Julión Álvarez are accused of supporting the network of a drug kingpin.
Aug. 9, 2017

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