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Tiny T. Rex Cousin In New Mexico Fills In Fossil Gaps
Scientists have discovered a small cousin to the Tyrannosaurus rex in the Zuni Basin of New Mexico. The new species, dubbed Suskityrannus hazelae, could help fill in a key gap in dinosaur history. The juvenile fossils date to 92 million years ago.
May. 6, 2019
Helping Low-Income Residents Access Transportation In Rural Areas
Work is getting underway to help older, low-income adults get around in rural Arizona. The Maricopa Association of Governments is launching a Rural Transportation Incubator.
May. 6, 2019
Wife Of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Appears In Arizona
Days after opposition and military forces clashed in Venezuela, the wife of the country’s opposition leader spoke Saturday morning in Arizona.
May. 6, 2019
Etiquette 101: Why ASU Helps Students Master Table Manners
When 11,000 undergraduate students at Arizona State University accept diplomas tonight, they’ll join nearly 2 million undergrads nationwide. While they’re leaving behind university tests, they will face social tests. That’s why ASU designed a four-course meal for students with lessons most of us can use.
May. 6, 2019
Report: Home Seller Premiums Highest In May, June
ATTOM Data solutions examined more than 28 million home and condo sales over the last eight years. It found certain months and days when sellers earned the highest premiums — that’s the percentage difference between the median sales price and the estimated market value.
May. 6, 2019
Calls For Arizona Department Of Corrections Director Ryan’s Removal Grow
Democratic House lawmakers and reform groups have called for Director Charles Ryan to step down. On Friday, the ACLU of Arizona organized a march from ADC headquarters to Gov. Doug Ducey’s office.
May. 4, 2019
Will Former Phoenix Southwest Key Worker Accused Of Sex Crimes Take Plea Deal?
There’s a plea bargain on the table for Fernando Magaz Negrete, a former worker at a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children, who stands accused of sex crimes against a 14-year-old girl.
May. 3, 2019
Wife Of Juan Guaidó In Sedona On Saturday
The Sedona Forum is an annual event where politicians, national security officials and think tankers have off-the record conversations about high stakes global issues. But at least one session this year will be broadcast to the world.
May. 3, 2019
Giant Puppets Return To The Border For Nogales Art Festival
Giant puppets are returning to both sides of the border in Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Mexico, for a performance and art fair this Sunday. The Beyond the Wall Festival is back in Nogales for the second time this year.
May. 3, 2019
Effort To Hold Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable Moving Quickly
In a landmark case, a jury in Boston found the former billionaire and Insys Therapeutics executive John Kapoor and his four co-defendants guilty of racketeering and conspiracy Thursday evening.
May. 3, 2019
The Presidents Get Ranked In This New Book
In the new book "The Presidents," Brian Lamb and Susan Swain of C-SPAN — along with a team of historians — rank those leaders from No. 1 to No. 43. The top ten is led by Abraham Lincoln and includes seven who served in the 20th Century. Meanwhile, the impeached Andrew Johnson is No. 42 — ahead of only James Buchanan.
May. 3, 2019
Why The Energy Bar Market Is Booming
Walk into pretty much any grocery store, and you’ll find an aisle filled with energy bars. To talk about the booming bar market, The Show talked to Marc Peruzzi, a contributing editor to Outside Magazine,
May. 3, 2019
Girls Scouts Honoring Famous Women On Cabin Murals
When you think of the girl scouts what comes to mind? For most people, it's the cookies. But Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine directors like Christina Spicer wants the girls to think of more than cookie sales, they want them to think of influential people in history they might look up to.
May. 3, 2019
Visits To The U.S.-Mexico Border Don
Since President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency on the southern border, it has become a political flashpoint. Democrats and Republicans in Congress can’t even agree on whether or not what we’re seeing should be called a “crisis” let alone what should be done to address it.
May. 3, 2019
U.S. Unemployment Rate Is Now The Lowest Since 1968
The market was anticipating 190,000 new jobs from the Labor Department’s unemployment report — but today it got even better news. There were 263,000 new hires for April, and the unemployment rate is now the lowest since 1968.
May. 3, 2019
AZ Teacher Pay Still Ranks Below Most Other States
New data from the National Education Association, a teachers union, shows Arizona teachers saw the fourth biggest pay increase in the country between 2016-17 and 2017-18. But, even with that raise, teacher pay here still ranks 45th out of the 50 states and Washington, D.C.
May. 3, 2019
Fire Engine To Patrol Wickenburg, Wittman
Residents in the Wickenburg and Wittmann area used to be able to put out fires on their own with water. But according to Tiffany Davila, spokeswoman for the Department of Forestry and Fire Management, heavy rains have brought a grass crop to the Sonoran Desert, posing new risks.
May. 3, 2019
Tucson Asks Community For Help With Migrants
The city of Tucson spent $20,000 of taxpayer money to shelter asylum seekers dropped off by federal immigration agents over a weekend in mid-April. Now the city is asking the community to step in as a large monastery housing migrants will be converted to other uses this summer.
May. 3, 2019
Phoenix Suns Tap 76ers Assistant Monty Williams As New Coach
The Phoenix Suns are looking for stability after their previous coach lasted just one season. They hope Monty Williams is the man to lead their turnaround.
May. 3, 2019
Arizona Government Will Keep Tax Windfall This Year
Arizonans who paid higher state income taxes this year due to the 2017 federal tax policy changes will not get relief this session.
May. 3, 2019

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