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Event Safety Alliance
As the investigation continues into Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, organizers of Phoenix’s Lost Lake Festival say they’ll “continue to work closely with Phoenix law enforcement officials to assess our safety and security protocols to ensure we host the safest event possible."
Oct. 4, 2017
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The intersection between the NRA and country music has existed for a long time and points to the complexity of gun culture in America. Jonathan Bernstein, contributing writer for The Guardian, joins The Takeaway to look at the history of the relationship and how the NRA has used country music to extend its brand.
Oct. 4, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Judge Bolton dismissed the case and said she would take the motions to vacate the guilty verdict under advisement.
Oct. 4, 2017
Greg Moore
The Arizona Diamondbacks’ postseason drought officially ends this evening, as the club hosts the Colorado Rockies in the one game Wild Card matchup in Phoenix for its first playoff game since 2011.
Oct. 4, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Authorities in Las Vegas said there is evidence that some of the fire arms used by Stephen Paddock in Sunday night’s shooting had been tampered with.
Oct. 4, 2017
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The state Court of Appeals is ordering a Sedona man's case against the Arizona Corporation Commission be reviewed.
Oct. 4, 2017
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After one of its basketball coaches was caught up in nationwide scandal involving influence and money on NCAA coaches and athletes, the University of Arizona has initiated an independent review and hired outside counsel.
Oct. 4, 2017
Las Vegas Shooting
Public safety and city officials in Las Vegas held a vigil Tuesday night to say thank you to community members for the outpouring of support they’ve shown this week after Sunday's mass shooting. About 200 people were at the vigil.
Oct. 4, 2017
Arpaio
A federal judge will hear arguments to vacate former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal conviction in court Wednesday.
Oct. 4, 2017
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona won’t be raising rates next year for plans sold on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. The insurer is actually planning a decrease of about 1 percent.
Oct. 3, 2017
The tax plan unveiled last week would cut corporate tax rates, eliminate the estate tax and double the individual income tax exemptions.
Oct. 3, 2017
Greg McKay
A U.S. district judge recently ruled in favor of foster children bringing a class action lawsuit against the Arizona's Department of Child Safety. The complaint said the state did not provide the children needed access to healthcare, had a shortage of family foster homes and was slow investigating complaints.
Oct. 3, 2017
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The Arizona Diamondbacks will play in their first postseason game in six years tonight. They’ll host the Colorado Rockies in the National League Wild Card game at Chase Field.
Oct. 3, 2017
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Officers from the Salvation Army have gone to Las Vegas to console victims of the mass shooting.
Oct. 3, 2017
Alejandro Zambra
Alejandro Zambra, one of Chile’s most celebrated authors, has come to the Valley for a weeklong literary residency. Zambra was born during the rule of military dictator Augusto Pinochet, who held power from 1973 to 1990.
Oct. 3, 2017
CenturyLink
Telecommunications giant CenturyLink said Monday that federal antitrust regulators have approved its roughly $25 billion proposed merger with Level 3 Communication Inc., subject to divestitures of assets around Tucson, Albuquerque and Boise involving metro networks and dark fiber, in a consent decree that awaits court approval.
Oct. 3, 2017
Pure Land
As the Southwest Editor for Backpacker Magazine, Annette McGivney is used to writing about beautiful hiking destinations and telling people how they can enjoy the natural world. But in 2007, she got an assignment that pushed her in a new direction.
Oct. 3, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey last week announced the Arizona Teachers’ Academy. It promises free tuition at the state’s public universities for every year teachers teach in Arizona, and is meant to try to close the teacher shortage the state has had for the past several years.
Oct. 3, 2017
Rachel Leingang
Figuring out Arizona’s water future is front of mind for many of the state’s leaders, and money is certainly spent on trying to ensure that future. But as The Arizona Capitol Times’ Rachel Leingang reported this week, the faucet has been turned on to pay quite a bit for lobbyists.
Oct. 3, 2017
Seth Stoughton
House Republicans have been preparing to vote on the SHARE Act, which is short for Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act. It includes provisions that would deregulate silencers or suppressors and allow armor-piercing bullets.
Oct. 3, 2017

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