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Chandler Looking For Downtown Library Cafe Operator
Chandler is looking for someone to run a cafe at the downtown library. Administrative Librarian Abigail Nersesian said they’re asking people to pitch their own financial terms as part of the city’s request for proposals.
Jan. 20, 2020
Q&AZ: Who Does Those Funny Highway Electronic Signs?
While making your way to work or sitting in traffic you may have noticed some quirky safety messages along Arizona’s interstates. Through our Q&AZ reporting project, one listener asked : “Who does those funny electronic signs. Is it one person or a team?”
Jan. 20, 2020
Phoenix: You Build It And They’ll Come To Laveen
Since the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway opened, Phoenix says more developers are taking notice. Phoenix is branding the area as the South Mountain Technology Corridor and wants to focus on attracting companies in advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense, finance and insurance, data centers and emerging technologies.
Jan. 20, 2020
Petersen Scheduled To Be In Maricopa County Superior Court Tuesday
Paul Petersen is scheduled to be in Maricopa County Superior Court on Tuesday morning.
Jan. 20, 2020
At Phoenix Womens March, Solidarity Leads To Optimism
This year marks the fourth year that Women's Marches have been organized across the country. Marchers today say things haven't improved for women, but the solidarity they see gives them hope.
Year 4: Where Does The Women's March Stand?
Jan. 19, 2020
AZ Might Become 14th State To Not Tax Military Pensions
The more than 50,000 Arizona military retirees receiving pensions might not have to pay state income tax on those earnings under Governor Ducey’s proposed 2020 budget.
Jan. 19, 2020
Arizona Farm Bureau: Food Prices Up Significantly From Last Year
Arizonans could soon be spending much more on groceries, according to the latest survey from the Arizona Farm Bureau. The cost of a typical basket of 16 items has risen 23% in the past year.
Jan. 19, 2020
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History: Jan. 19-25
This week in 1921, the first serious accident in the history of Bright Angel Trail at the Grand Canyon occurred. Here's a collection of more interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
Jan. 19, 2020
More Horses Found Dead In Apache-Sitgreaves Forests
Fifteen horses have been found dead in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Officials say some of them have been shot, but scavengers and the weather make it hard to collect evidence.
Jan. 18, 2020
Addiction Expert: Kirkpatrick Corageous For Seeking Treatment
Addiction experts say high-profile people like U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick seeking treatment for alcoholism often makes others do the same.
Jan. 18, 2020
Camping And Campfires Banned In Forests Near Flagstaff
Due to homeless encampments and unattended campfires, officials from the Coconino National Forest have temporarily banned camping in some parts of the forest near Flagstaff.
Jan. 18, 2020
Bill Would Ban River Water Transfers To Central AZ
The measure would limit options for growing Phoenix-area towns and developers to get more water. Communities bordering the river in western Arizona see water transfers as threats to their own ability to grow.
Jan. 18, 2020
Temperatures Within Border Patrol Facilities Challenged In Trial
The U.S. government and a team of legal advocacy groups representing migrants in Border Patrol custody clashed over a cornerstone complaint: the temperatures inside the facilities.
Jan. 18, 2020
Roads Closed For 2020 Rock n Roll Marathon
Starting around 3 a.m. Sunday, expect roads in central Phoenix, north Tempe and south Scottsdale to be heavily restricted. The 2020 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will cause dozens of major road closures stretching from Seventh Avenue in Phoenix to McClintock Drive in Tempe.
Jan. 18, 2020
County Supervisors Seek Applicants To Fill Assessor Job
Paul Petersen recently resigned as Maricopa County assessor, and now the county’s Board of Supervisors has come up with a plan to fill the job.
Jan. 17, 2020
How Duceys 2021 State Budget Handles Education
Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing a $12.3 billion spending plan that still won't restore state aid to education to where it was in 2008. Ducey wants to use $45 million to allow retired military to avoid paying any state income taxes.
Jan. 17, 2020
The Takeaway: The Fate Of The Republican-Led Lawsuit Against The ACA
The New York Times’ Margot Sanger-Katz explains the Republican-led lawsuit that attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and what that means for the 20 million Americans that would lose coverage.
Jan. 17, 2020
State Forty Eight Clothing Company: Made in Arizona
Meet the latest entrepreneurs in our Made in Arizona series: Stephen Polando and Michael Spangenberg of the clothing and accessory line State Forty Eight. The two grew up together in Chandler, played on a tee ball team coached by Michael’s dad, and became roommates as adults. Their third partner is Stephen’s brother Nick.
Jan. 17, 2020
Buried Ice Could Make It Easier For Humans To Land On Mars
New research could make it easier for humans to land and move around on Mars. Scientists have found water-ice in places they hadn’t known about before. Christopher Edwards is one of those scientists. He’s an assistant professor in the Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science at Northern Arizona University.
Jan. 17, 2020
Year 4: Where Does The Womens March Stand?
Sunday marks the fourth year that the Women’s March will take place in Phoenix. After the original march was ignited by the election of President Donald Trump, where does the march stand? ASU Professor Mako Ward joined The Show to talk about the march's ongoing significance.
Jan. 17, 2020

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