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It’s been more than eight years since the Phoenix city council adopted a master plan for trees and shade. Some residents are so unimpressed with the progress that they’re petitioning city leaders to let them take charge.
Apr. 9, 2018
A group of business owners in south Phoenix vows to keep fighting the city over light rail plans they say will ruin their livelihoods.
Apr. 9, 2018
Promise Arizona is a group that promotes the power of the Latino community in Arizona. The organization teamed up with a local artist to create a mural dedicated to DREAMers. The final artwork was unveiled in south Phoenix on Sunday.
Apr. 8, 2018
President Donald Trump signaled to the world last week that the United States would prematurely withdraw from Syria. Arizona Sen. John McCain released a statement April 8 after the chemical attack on the Syrian people.
Apr. 8, 2018
A Republican representative who introduced legislation loosening rules for food trucks says he’s now changing the bill after critics said it could harm push-cart vendors.
Apr. 8, 2018
For the first time in 2018, we could experience triple digit highs in the Valley this week.
Apr. 8, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control says a dangerous “nightmare bacteria” has been found in every state in the country.
Apr. 8, 2018
Easley’s Fun Shop has served the Phoenix area for 72 years, but the business will close its doors for the last time at the end of this year.
Apr. 7, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation will reopen three state highways to lakes in the White Mountains this week.
Apr. 7, 2018
Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District is up for sale. The shopping and entertainment center has an asking price of $142 million.
Apr. 7, 2018
Fewer fans attended Cactus League baseball games this year, but the average attendance per game increased.
Apr. 7, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a zero-tolerance policy Friday, aimed at first-time offenders entering the United States illegally from Mexico. Sessions wants federal prosecutors in border districts, like Arizona, to emphasize charging people with illegal entry.
Apr. 7, 2018
New federal court filings in the Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement contain emails from a former Corizon employee who claims to have resigned over health care and safety issues in Arizona prisons. Emails show the former employee had been raising alarm bells for months.
Apr. 6, 2018
A notice on Backpage.com — a classifieds website — says it is being seized as part of an enforcement action by the FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service.
Apr. 6, 2018
The Scottsdale Unified School District will pay Superintendent Denise Birdwell $150,000 to end her contract early. “Attorneys care about justice, but what we really care about is giving good return on investment for legal dollars,” Attorney Joel Sannes. “It’s really hard to see an economic resolution that’s better than these settlements.”
Apr. 6, 2018
Arizona will deploy about 150 members of the state National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border next week. They will join an expected several thousand troops called to the border by President Donald Trump.
Apr. 6, 2018
And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Apr. 6, 2018
Veterans with traumatic brain injuries and some kinds of post-traumatic stress disorder will now be able to receive hyperbaric oxygenation therapy in Arizona. For more on this, The Show's Lauren Gilger is joined by Dr. Audrey Erman, director of the Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson.
Apr. 6, 2018
When we talk about walkable, sustainable cities, Phoenix is usually not the first city to come to mind. But one man believes that cities — even cities like Phoenix — can be friendlier to pedestrians and commuters alike.
Apr. 6, 2018
One Phoenix high school has had to hire six new teachers recently to meet the demand of its robust art program.
Apr. 6, 2018

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