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Made In Arizona: Pastry Chef At Dinersaur Makes Her Food Her Own
Olivia Girard is the pastry chef behind The Dinersaur, and she makes the baked goods at local spots like Futuro Coffee, First Place Coffee and Restaurant Progress, but here’s the thing: she doesn’t really like sweets.
Oct. 17, 2019
Mexico’s Controversial Union Leader Of Pemex Steps Down
The leader of one of Mexico’s largest and most powerful unions has just stepped down, as he faces an investigation for money laundering. His resignation could have an effect in the U.S.
Oct. 17, 2019
AZ Republicans Raised $270,000 Less Than State Democrats
The Arizona Republican Party raised just over $80,000 in the last quarter. The state Democratic Party took in nearly $350,000, clearly outpacing Republicans and reflecting a larger trend this year.
Oct. 17, 2019
City Of Maricopa Debates Adopting New Development Fees
The Maricopa City Council will vote next month on whether to adopt new one-time development fees, which would help pay for Parks and Recreation facilities, streets, police and fire.
Oct. 17, 2019
Comedian Michael Turner On Phoenix Comedy Scene
Michael Turner has become one of the go-to standups in the Valley, whether he’s working solo or teaming up with Anwar Newton for their hybrid, multimedia project "This Week Sucks Tonight."
Oct. 17, 2019
Fans May Not Always Be Helpful In The Arizona Heat
More than 40 people died indoors in Maricopa County last year from heat-related causes. Most had electricity but did not have functioning air conditioners.
Oct. 17, 2019
Apps May Replace Hotel Check-In Desks, Room Keys
Hospitality is a big industry in Arizona, and some innovative changes could be coming to hotels in the Phoenix metro area.
Oct. 17, 2019
Points Of View: Ratifying The USMCA
Trade between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. has become an integral part of our economy in Arizona. Now, pressure is rising for Congress to ratify a new deal between the three countries: the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, known better as the USMCA or the new NAFTA.
Oct. 17, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Printing Abstract Art Books
Listen to Diana Calderon printing abstract art books at her Phoenix studio. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
Oct. 17, 2019
New Book Shares Effects Of Trump Administration On Latinos
It may not be surprising to learn that young Latinx people feel less comfortable in the U.S. because of the color of their skin and the perception that they’re somehow less American. But now, research has documented just how real all of that is.
Oct. 17, 2019
Court Hears Arguments For Appeal Of Arias Conviction
The Arizona Court of Appeals heard arguments Thursday morning from attorneys trying to overturn the murder conviction of Jodi Arias.
Oct. 17, 2019
Scottsdale Resort Has One Of The Worlds Best Hotel Bars
With its Cloud Nine cocktail and a view of the "striking Sonoran sunset," Forbes ranked this lounge among the world's 44 best hotel bars. It rubs shoulders with the likes of Bar Cristal in Macau, the Skyview bar in Dubai, and Caffè Parigi in Milan.
Oct. 17, 2019
The Takeaway: Ohio Purges Voters Amid Growing Concerns Of Voter Suppression Across U.S.
In Ohio, what has become a routine purging of the state’s voter rolls has recently exposed deep flaws in how the list of eligible voters is maintained. Around 40,000 voters were set to be incorrectly disenfranchised after citizen volunteers matched names with publicly available voter data.
Oct. 17, 2019
Mormon Church Opposes Utah LGBTQ Conversion Therapy Ban
A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy in Utah is in danger of being derailed after the influential Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints came out Tuesday night in opposition, just months after it said it wouldn't stand in the way of a similar measure under consideration.
Oct. 17, 2019
50 Years Of El Metro: Secrets Of The Unusual Transportation System
Mexico City’s subway is turning 50. It's one of the largest in the world — and one of the most peculiar ones. In this series, we’ll explore the Metro's secrets and the lessons it could bring to U.S. cities like Phoenix, where rail systems are small or non-existent.
Oct. 17, 2019
Report: Water Replenishment Program Faces Uncertainty
It has allowed developers to grow subdivisions since the early 1990s. A key water management tool that enables housing development in central Arizona does not have a rosy future. That’s a key finding of a new report from Arizona State University.
Oct. 17, 2019
Phoenix Raises Uber, Lyft Fees At Sky Harbor Airport
Uber and Lyft now pay a $2.66 fee when they pick passengers at Sky Harbor Airport terminals. The Phoenix City Council voted for a proposal from Sky Harbor officials to increase the fee to $4 in 2020, and gradually to $5 in 2024.
Oct. 16, 2019
1 Year Since 1st Migrant Caravan Seen Travelling To U.S.
People had been migrating from Central America for decades, but October last year was the first time a river of thousands were being seen walking across screens in the U.S. Within days, President Trump threatened to close the southwest border if the migrants were allowed to advance.
Oct. 16, 2019
Why More Seniors Are Becoming Homeless
The number of older Arizonans who are becoming homeless for the first time is on the rise. And once a person becomes homeless, it can take up to two years to get into affordable housing.
Oct. 16, 2019
Shootout In Southern Mexico Leaves 15 Dead
Fifteen people were killed during a shootout Tuesday in southern Mexico. According to the Mexican government, the deadly shots were fired while the military repelled aggressions.
Oct. 16, 2019

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