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AZ Lawmaker Wants To Regulate Pesticides In Marijuana
Saying he doesn't trust the industry, a top Senate Republican wants an outright ban on the use of certain chemicals that can used on the marijuana that Arizonans smoke, eat or drink.
Nov. 27, 2019
Agency Rolls Out Farm-To-Food-Bank Program
The Arizona Food Bank Network on Tuesday rolled out a new program called “Friends of the Farm.” The pilot program will receive $250,000 from the state for its operations.
Nov. 26, 2019
Phoenix Holds Job Event For Laid-Off St. Lukes  Workers
Phoenix is holding a hiring event for employees out of work due to the recent closure of St. Luke’s Medical Center in the city.
Nov. 26, 2019
State Route 67 To North Rim Closed Ahead Of Snowstorm
A seasonal road closure was pushed up as heavy snowfall projected over the holiday weekend threatened more road closures.
Nov. 26, 2019
Mayors Call For More Action On Climate Change
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor-elect Regina Romero are calling on Arizona’s congressional delegation to take action on climate change.
Nov. 26, 2019
U.S. Busing Migrants From Tucson To El Paso
The Trump administration has started busing migrants it has captured in southern Arizona all the way to El Paso. Then the migrants are funneled into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to await their asylum hearing hundreds of miles away from where they first arrived.
Nov. 26, 2019
La Mora Massacre Underscores Mexico Violence Spike
The murders of three mothers and six young children in Sonora earlier this month shocked people on both sides of the border. 2018 saw record levels of violence in Mexico, but its homicide rate two years earlier was pretty much in the middle of those countries in the Americas.
Nov. 26, 2019
After La Mora Massacre, Mexico Says Terrorism Designation Not Needed
Nine people, six of them children, were killed in the attack, carried out by suspected drug cartel members.It's those groups that some victims' family members would like to see designated terrorist organizations.
Nov. 26, 2019
Republic Report: Slow Records Request At Gov.s Office
If an agency withholds or doesn’t even create documentation from the beginning, officials could be in violation of the public records law. Now, The Arizona Republic is reporting that a questionable pattern has emerged out of Gov. Doug Ducey’s office.
Nov. 26, 2019
UA Disowns Fraternity After Abuse Allegations
Since 2012, several fraternities have lost recognition at the University of Arizona for various reasons, from hazing to alcohol and violence or misuse of funds. So, where does all of that leave Greek life at the university? For that, The Show spoke with Kendal Washington White, the university’s vice provost for campus life and dean of students.
Nov. 26, 2019
Report Shows Clean Water Divided On Racial, Income Lines
About 2 million people do not have access to running water or a flushing toilet in their homes in the United States. That’s the finding from a new report from nonprofit clean water organization DigDeep. They also found that access to clean water is divided along racial and income lines. They call it the "water access gap."
Nov. 26, 2019
Investors Are Buying Up Houses In Arizona
The Phoenix housing marketing is booming again, but not all of those buying new homes will be new neighbors.
Nov. 26, 2019
SRP Prepares Arizonas Largest Battery Near Buckeye
The Salt River Project is bringing the state’s biggest battery to the Little Rainbow Valley, an area south of Buckeye that will become an integral part of the utility’s plan to add 1,000 megawatts of solar to its energy supply.
Nov. 26, 2019
Michael Bloomberg Lands In AZ, Swerves Into Bidens Lane
Arizona has moved up the date of its presidential primary in 2020, and the state is being called one of the most competitive in the country as it comfortably moves into the purple category.
Nov. 26, 2019
Few Gun Smugglers Actually Get Caught Along Border
The Arizona Daily Star analyzed 32 federal weapons-smuggling cases and found only a handful of people were actually caught smuggling guns and ammunition into Mexico.
Nov. 26, 2019
Whats Impacting Phoenixs Gas Prices?
Millions of Americans are hitting the road this week to mark Thanksgiving with family and friends, so it’s an appropriate time to consider how much it’s going to cost to fill up your gas tank.
Nov. 26, 2019
EPA Sending Money To Tribes For Environmental Projects
The federal government is sending almost $29 million to tribes in the region for water infrastructure and environmental protection.
Nov. 26, 2019
Study Shows Lower Obesity Rates In Children In WIC Program
A switch to healthier foods is credited with a drop in obesity rates among kids enrolled in the WIC — or Women, Infants and Children — nutrition program.
Nov. 26, 2019
How Amazons Scottsdale Store Fits The Business Model
Many people love the atmosphere of a good bookstore, filled with people deep into fantasies and nonfictions, only disrupted by the quiet sound of people turning the pages. Recently, a new bookstore in Scottsdale Quarter just opened for readers, but it comes from an unlikely source: Amazon.
Nov. 26, 2019
Arizonan Teacher Pushes Students To Write Novel In 30 Days
Maryvale High School creative writing teacher Carrie Deahl has had their students take part in NaNoWriMo for four years. Deahl began by sharing what their experience had been like trying to write 50,000 words of fiction.
Nov. 26, 2019

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