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10 Percent Of The Valley Is Parking Lots
We’ve all done it. Driving in circles over and over to find the perfect parking spot. Sometimes it seems like there aren’t enough spaces to go around. But it turns out a full 10 percent of the city of Phoenix is just parking lots.
Mar. 22, 2019
How Our Social Connections Determine Who We Are
In the book, "The Human Network" the author argues that all types of human interactions happen in networks — whether they're online or in person. And those human networks affect us in ways large and small.
Mar. 22, 2019
California Trucking Wage Law Creating Controversy
Under a new California law that took effect on New Year’s Day, the state’s labor commissioner has published a list of trucking companies that have either not paid their drivers, or have been issued judgements over wage issues.
Mar. 22, 2019
So many areas of Arizona can become escapes to nature — from the deserts to the mountains, from south to north. That’s part of what makes the Valley such an ideal place for this weekend’s performances of "Mountain Days," a musical based on the life and writings of naturalist John Muir.
Mar. 22, 2019
How Mourning Has Changed In The Digital Age
Today, most of our lives revolve around the digital world — our phones, tablets or social media platforms. But researchers are finding the digital world is also changing how we mourn loved ones who’ve passed away.
Mar. 22, 2019
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To talk about the new Mayor of Phoenix, Kate Gallego, and some of the latest legislative news, Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 22, 2019
Phoenix Art Museum CEO Responds To Criticism
Amada Cruz moved to the Valley four years ago from San Antonio to take over as CEO of the Phoenix Art Museum. Her tenure has included expanding the museum’s diversity outreach and an increased focus on creating exhibitions that the museum could essentially “rent” to other facilities around the country.
Mar. 22, 2019
Police Chief: Officer Rutherford Was A
Phoenix police mourned the loss of one of their officers Friday. Gov. Doug Ducey ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday to honor Officer Rutherford.
Mar. 22, 2019
Phoenix Support Group Helps
When we think about family caregivers, we often think about people who are actively providing care. But what is life like for those caregivers when their loved one passes away or is placed in a memory care facility?
Learning About 'Ambiguous Loss' Helps Some Caregivers Cope With Grief
Mar. 22, 2019
Financial Literacy Bill Passes In Arizona House
The Arizona House approved a bill Thursday requiring high school students to complete at least one-half course credit in economics to study personal finance.
Mar. 22, 2019
AZ Republicans Decline To Clarify Legality Of Edibles
The Arizona House of Representatives has declined to clarify if marijuana edibles are legal under the 2010 voter initiative that legalized medical marijuana in the state.
Mar. 22, 2019
Universal Licensing Moving Through The Legislature
The possibility of universal licensing is moving along in the Arizona Legislature. The idea is to grant occupational licenses to new residents who hold a comparable license from out of state. The bill would require that an individual be licensed in at least one other state and is good standing for at least a year.
Mar. 22, 2019
The Takeaway: The Democratic National Committee
After all the drama in 2016, the Democratic National Committee has reformed the nomination process. Today on Politics with Amy Walter from The Takeaway, a look at the new rules and what impact they could have both intended and unintended.
Mar. 22, 2019
Stringer
The attorney for embattled Rep. David Stringer says the Arizona House Ethics Committee can have the document they’re looking for — if they go to court.
Mar. 22, 2019
McSally Wants To Reform How Military Deals With Assault
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally visited Luke Air Force Base in Glendale on Thursday to have what she called a candid discussion about sexual assault in the armed services.
Mar. 22, 2019
Waymo Announces Facility In Mesa
Now two years into the self driving car program, Waymo is opening a second service facility in Mesa that is expected to create hundreds of jobs. Mesa Mayor John Giles says he expects the company to bring innovation and ... "a large facility that’s going to have a lot of high quality jobs in our community.”
Mar. 21, 2019
Health Care, Construction Jobs Still Growing In Arizona
Jobs in the construction and health care sectors are continuing to grow. That’s according to the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.
Mar. 21, 2019
Ford Plant In Hermosillo, Sonora, To Build Utility Van
The Ford Motor company recently confirmed plans to build a utility van in the state of Sonora. The company announced that it will begin building the Transit Connect — a commercial and passenger van —in Hermosillo by 2021. It is currently built in Valencia, Spain.
Mar. 21, 2019
Phoenix Police: Officer Struck By Vehicle Dies
Phoenix Sgt. Tommy Thompson says Officer Paul Rutherford was struck while on the roadway and died after being transported to a hospital in extremely critical condition. Rutherford had been an officer for nearly 23 years.
Mar. 21, 2019
9th Circuit Denies Asylum Appeal By Police Officer From Sonora
A former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation after the Ninth Circuit Court denied the appeal of his asylum case Wednesday. Jose Jesus Duran-Rodriguez was a police officer in Villa Hidalgo, Sonora.
Mar. 21, 2019

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