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Super Bowl 52 is going to be played on Sunday in Minneapolis, with tens of thousands of fans living and dying with the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. This Super Bowl is aiming to be a zero-waste event. What does that mean? How can it be accomplished? With me to talk about that is Colin Tetreault, senior sustainability scholar at ASU.
Feb. 2, 2018
It's time for the Friday Newscap. Joining us to talk about a historic day in the Arizona Legislature and some developments in the state’s 8th Congressional District are Chuck Coughlin, president of HighGround Public Affairs Consultants, and Karl Gentles, partner at Goode Wright Gentles.
Feb. 2, 2018
When an archivist in California opened an old box to process some records and pulled out documents dating back to Arizona’s territorial days, she knew she’d found a story as juicy as any soap opera.
Feb. 2, 2018
More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. There is extensive Alzheimer’s-related research going on in Arizona, and a number of advances have been made, including in the realm of diet and nutrition.
Feb. 2, 2018
Even though Rep. Shooter is now out of office as a result of his behavior, it went on for a long time before this vote happened. And some recent reporting raises the question: will this change anything at the state Capitol? We spoke with Rachel Leingang with the Arizona Capitol Times and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez of The Arizona Republic.
Feb. 2, 2018
And, for more on Thursday’s expulsion vote of Republican Rep. Don Shooter after allegations of sexual harassment, we’re joined by Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Feb. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: House Republicans Release Controversial Memo
After getting the go-ahead from President Trump, House Republicans made the GOP memo public on Friday.
Feb. 2, 2018
Payday lenders across the country are making deals with Native American tribes to circumvent consumer protection laws, according to a new study.
Feb. 2, 2018
The parties in a lawsuit over workplace raids by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have reached a settlement.
Feb. 2, 2018
“There’s a question of representation,” said fourth year dental student Sarah Yankton Hill. The Society of American Indian Dentists found there are fewer than 300 American Indian dentists to serve a population of 5.2 million Native Americans.
Feb. 2, 2018
A new pop up shop opens Friday in downtown Phoenix providing unique opportunities for the community.
Feb. 2, 2018
Over 19,000 cases have been reported, the most since the H1N1 epidemic.
Feb. 2, 2018
The Arizona Capitol is a place to create policies for living in a civil society. But a comprehensive report found, in one case, those policies were bent and words disguised as humor became disturbing.
Feb. 2, 2018
As a wildfire near Coolidge, dubbed the “River Fire” passes the one-hundred-acre mark, officials are concerned about weather conditions that fuel flames.
Feb. 2, 2018
The National Weather Service offices in Arizona's two major desert cities say January was the warmest on record for Tucson and the third warmest for Phoenix.
Feb. 1, 2018
Starting today drivers in the city of Tucson could be stopped for using their cell phone.
Feb. 1, 2018
 Rex Tillerson Starts Latin America Tour With Visit To Mexico
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson began a weeklong tour of the Americas with a stop in Mexico City on Thursday and today, as Mexican diplomats are pushing to preserve NAFTA.
Feb. 1, 2018
After a Kansas law prohibiting state contractors from participating in a boycott against Israel was struck down this week, a similar Arizona law could face the same result.
Feb. 1, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Danae Smith leading a puppy party at the Arizona Humane Society.
Feb. 1, 2018
Laura Ingalls Wilder is an archetype of the American frontier. But the real Wilder’s life was much darker and more difficult than the fictionalized version of her childhood self in her novels. That’s what Caroline Fraser depicts in her new biography of the author, "Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder."
Feb. 1, 2018

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