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President Trump Continues Criticism Of Late Sen. McCain
President Donald Trump continues to criticize the late Sen. John McCain. The latest insults are over reports that McCain shared a dossier with information linking Trump to Russia.
Mar. 17, 2019
Man Accused Of Threatening, Intimidating At United Islamic Center Of Arizona In Phoenix
Police say 40-year-old Noel Thomas Becht was taken into custody Saturday night on suspicion of trespassing, disorderly conduct and threatening and intimidating.
Mar. 17, 2019
Greyhound Won
ICE for years has dropped off migrants at Greyhound stations, largely in Phoenix, after releasing them pending court hearings to decide whether they can stay in the country. From the stations, they travel to their intended destination in the United States.
Mar. 15, 2019
Arizona Ranks Third Worst For Affordable Housing
Affordable housing is at a critical shortage nationwide. In five western states, including Arizona, the situation is even more dire. No major metro area or state has an adequate supply of rentals, with Arizona third worst in the nation.
Mar. 15, 2019
Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex Now Casino Arizona Field
The stacks of red bleachers and green football pitch are just north of the Loop 202 Freeway on Salt-River Pima Maricopa Indian Community land. Team governor Berke Bakay announced the naming rights deal Friday.
Mar. 15, 2019
Salt River Project Reservoir Is At Capacity
Salt River Project has been releasing water from its Verde reservoir system, which is at capacity. The Verde system includes Horseshoe Lake and Bartlett Lake and is one of two reservoir systems operated by SRP.
Mar. 15, 2019
Stolen Willem De Kooning Painting On Track For Restoration
A painting that went missing for decades after being stolen from the University of Arizona Art Museum in 1985 is now being restored. “Woman-Ochre” by Willem de Kooning was cut from its frame the day after Thanksgiving in 1985.
Mar. 15, 2019
Report: Arizona Among Highest States For Sales Tax
An analysis of sales tax rates by Tax Foundation finds Arizona among the highest. It ranked Arizona 28th for its state rate. But when the average local rate of 2.77 percent is added to the state rate, the combined sales tax is 8.37 percent, making Arizona the 11th highest.
Mar. 15, 2019
DHS Could Soon Have Formal Authority Of Hacienda
The Arizona Department of Health Services could soon have formal authority over intermediate care facilities, like the one at Hacienda HealthCare. A bill that would codify that is making its way through the Arizona Legislature.
Mar. 15, 2019
Women Of The West: Part 1,
March is Women’s History Month, and Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history. It’s easy to name the Sandra Day O'Connors and Rose Moffords — but what about those who are lesser known?
Mar. 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Senate Republicans Split From Trump, What Is The Future Of The GOP?
Two things happened on the Hill this week. The most high profile of course came on Thursday when the Republican-controlled Senate voted with Democrats, in a rebuke of President Trump’s national emergency declaration for funding of the border wall.
Mar. 15, 2019
AZ Bombing Range Pulled Into Border Wall Debate
The debate over the border wall has been about everything from funding, to immigration, to the environment. Now a new report from the Washington Post reveals it’s also about a remote military bombing range in the very southeast of our state.
Mar. 15, 2019
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent Christine Lehnertz will resign at the end of March.
Mar. 15, 2019
How Some Republicans Are Addressing Climate Change
President Trump has become the American face for those who disagree that man-made climate change is real, and that it's one of the greatest challenges the planet is up against.
Mar. 15, 2019
Arizona Students Join Global Climate Strike
Arizona students will take part in a global effort to take on climate change. The Arizona Youth Climate Strike on Friday afternoon is one of more than a hundred across the country; the version here will run from 4-6 p.m. at the Arizona Capitol.
Mar. 15, 2019
KJZZ
To talk about the new mayor of Phoenix, the Equal Rights Amendment and more, Stan Barnes of Copper State Consulting and communications consultant Julie Erfle joined The Show for the Friday NewsCap.
Mar. 15, 2019
Attorney Discusses Dark Money In Local Elections
The issue of dark money is in the news, thanks to legislation from State Sen. Vince Leach, as state attorney general Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose dark money bans in local campaigns. With The Show for a look at the issue of dark money in local elections was Josh Bendor.
Mar. 15, 2019
Charter School Reform Bill Passes In AZ Senate
The Arizona Senate passed a charter school reform and oversight bill on Thursday that opponents say lost most of its bite along the way. Though the bill’s sponsor, State Sen. Kate Brophy McGee, fiercely argued otherwise.
Mar. 15, 2019
Feds To Ease Land Restrictions Across U.S. West
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to ease restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other industries that were meant to protect an imperiled bird species that ranges across the American West, federal officials said Thursday.
Mar. 15, 2019
Some Concerned Student Wage Bill Would Discourage School Enrollment
A bill that would let employers pay some young workers less that the minimum wage hit a snag on Thursday amid questions of whether it will discourage people from going to school. That possibility worries Republican Sen. Tyler Pace.
Mar. 15, 2019

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