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Arizona Monsoon Hits Full Force
National Weather Service meteorologist Larry Hopper says hail — up to penny size — and rain swept the Phoenix area. The highest amount of rainfall recorded was 1.72 inches in northwest Phoenix.
Jul. 10, 2018
Monsoon Causes Trouble For St. Mary
Following Monday’s monsoon, St. Mary’s Food Bank’s main warehouse lost power, putting millions of pounds of food in jeopardy.
Jul. 10, 2018
Monsoons Bring Relief To Some Forests, Danger To Others
Heavy rain early in the week and more moisture in the forecast led officials to confidently open the northern Arizona forest, while in southern Arizona "dry lightening" poses a risk.
Jul. 10, 2018
Supreme Court Will Hear AZ Firefighters
What the justices rule will determine whether the Mount Lemmon Fire District's two oldest employees, before they were let go, have a right to sue under federal age discrimination law. The high court's eventual decision will have broader implications.
Jul. 10, 2018
David Schweikert
Congressman David Schweikert’s chief of staff has resigned. Both Schweikert and Oliver Schwab are being investigated as part of a House ethics probe focusing on misspending and other issues.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Falls Short Of Reunification Deadline
Today is the two-week deadline set by a US District Judge to reunite the 102 migrant children under the age of five, that were separated from their families.
Jul. 10, 2018
AZ Abortion Rights May Come Down To The Governor
At this point in the gubernatorial campaign, the division over abortion rights is breaking down along party lines.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Change The Law By Changing The Judges
When D.C. Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh was nominated by President Trump to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, his name was one of over two dozen handpicked and approved by The Federalist Society, a right wing think tank.
Jul. 10, 2018
The Pulse: Meet Baby Jacob
Seven months after giving birth in Puerto Rico, Roxannie Vazquez still can’t hold her son in her arms.
Jul. 10, 2018
Schweikert Staffer Steps Down Amid Ethics Probe
The Republican representative and his top staffer, Oliver Schwab, are both under a U.S. House Ethics committee investigation after reports that Schweikert's campaign paid Schwab and his consulting firm beyond the limit allowed by campaign finance laws.
Jul. 10, 2018
Allegiant Air Pilots Threaten To Strike Over Scheduling
Over 90 percent of Allegiant Air pilots in the Teamsters Local 1224 union voted to allow a strike if they cannot negotiate with their employer over a new scheduling system.
Jul. 9, 2018
Mexican Peso Gains Strength After Elections And U.S. Economy
After Mexico’s elections last July 1, many financial analysts expected to see the peso fall. But not only did that not happen, the peso had one of its strongest weeks… and even with a “push” from the United States.
Jul. 9, 2018
Facebook Brings Small Business Program To Phoenix
Facebook is bringing its Community Boost program to Phoenix — it’s here Monday and Tuesday.
Jul. 9, 2018
Feds To Make Reunification Deadline For About Half Of Kids
The federal government will reunite about half of the migrant kids under age five who were separated from their parents by Tuesday’s court-ordered deadline.
Jul. 9, 2018
Arizona Elections: Steve Farley - Governor
Steve Farley is running in the Democratic primary in the race for governor, and he brings with him more than a decade of experience in the Arizona Legislature, where he now serves as assistant minority leader in the Senate.
Jul. 9, 2018
Early Monsoon Storm Will Take Its Time Moving Through State
Early monsoon storm swaps out excessive heat for humidity, but lower temperatures this week. Motorists in the Valley were resigned to driving dirty cars to work, and will for a few days, as the early monsoon storm rolls in waves of alternating dust and rain.
Jul. 9, 2018
The Changing Face(s) Of America
In the 1960s, many astronauts were household names — think Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn. But today, NASA astronauts are largely anonymous, and it’s the people funding space travel that are more well-known like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.
Jul. 9, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Boris Johnson And The NATO Summit
As London reacts to the unfolding turmoil in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government this morning, The Show turned to our colleagues at the BBC for our weekly look ahead at some of the other big international stories to watch for this week.
Jul. 9, 2018
Boas: The Danger Seeing Literature With A Purely Modern Lens
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jul. 9, 2018
Author On Reclaiming American Resistance
The notion of resistance in the political sense has seemed to hit a Renaissance since President Trump took office.
Jul. 9, 2018

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