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This real estate professor isnt worried about iBuyers
The Valley’s housing market continues to be one of the hottest in the country, as the median price has reached levels the area hasn’t seen before. And an increasing number of real estate transactions are happening in connection with ibuying through companies like Zillow, Opendoor and Offerpad.
Oct. 19, 2021
What can Gov. Ducey do about university vaccine mandates?
Gov. Doug Ducey said he is “reviewing” his options regarding a possible sanction against the state’s three public universities that are now requiring all employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before Dec. 8.
Oct. 19, 2021
ASU point-shaving scandal is now a Netflix documentary
In 1994, Arizona State University’s men’s basketball team was caught up in a point-shaving scandal. That scandal is the subject of a new Netflix documentary, "Hoop Schemes," which is part of a series called "Bad Sport." It features interviews with the players at the center of the point shaving, including star guard Stevin “Hedake” Smith.
Oct. 19, 2021
A new plane could help fight wildfires. But privacy advocates are worried
The skies over western Arizona have been serving as a testing ground for a new type of aircraft — one that boosters say has great potential in civil engineering and other uses, but that privacy advocates are worried about.
Oct. 19, 2021
Tuesdays COVID-19 cases and deaths were unusually high. Heres why
Arizona on Tuesday reported unusually high numbers of 5,660 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 174 more virus deaths as the state's dashboard caught up on reporting some pandemic metrics after a two-day hiatus for a system update.
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Oct. 19, 2021
QAnon figure says hes running for Congress in Arizona
Ron Watkins, one of the most prominent figures in the QAnon conspiracy movement, said Monday he is running for Congress in Arizona because the state is at the forefront of the fight by many Republicans over the 2020 election results.
Oct. 19, 2021
Harris argues for Biden climate agenda at sinking Lake Mead
Vice President Kamala Harris stood before the record-low water levels of Nevada’s Lake Mead on Monday and made the case for the Biden administration’s climate change agenda by warning that “this is where we’re headed.”
Oct. 19, 2021
AZ blood bank Vitalant needs more Type O blood
The blood bank Vitalant is urging blood donors to donate. They are providing more blood than they are receiving, on top of experiencing a recent increase in demand.
Oct. 19, 2021
ASU studying pretrial safety for domestic violence survivors
With domestic violence deaths on the rise, an ASU research team will study what can be done to help survivors feel safer as their accused partners await trial.
Oct. 19, 2021
Sonora returns to green on federal COVID-19 risk scale
For the first time in months, neighboring Sonora is now considered "low risk" on the federal coronavirus scale. The transition comes as cases and deaths in Sonora and across Mexico continue to steadily decline.
Oct. 19, 2021
As COVID-19 cases fall, Sonora sees strong jobs growth in September
The more than 13,000 jobs added in Sonora, Mexico, is the largest monthly increase since pandemic restrictions went into effect in March 2020, and one of the largest monthly increases in a quarter century.
Oct. 19, 2021
Divorce attorneys are preparing for a rise in pet custody cases
In a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, nearly 65% of respondents reported an increase in divorces emerging from the pandemic. Since many people added animals to their families over the past 19 months, attorneys are preparing for a rise in pet custody cases.
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Oct. 19, 2021
Rio Salado College, West-MEC team up on GED classes
Rio Salado Community College and the Western Maricopa Education Center public school district, known as West-MEC, have teamed up to offer GED test prep in the West Valley and introduce students to other educational opportunities.
Oct. 18, 2021
Democrat Sarah Liguori appointed to represent LD28
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Democrat Sarah Liguori to fill a vacant seat in the Arizona House of Representatives. Liguori replaces former Rep. Aaron Lieberman, who resigned from the House in September to focus on running for governor.
Oct. 18, 2021
The humpback chub is no longer an endangered species
The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection, though work must continue to ensure its survival, federal authorities said Monday in reclassifying the species from endangered to threatened status.
Oct. 18, 2021
UA complying with federal order requiring COVID-19 vaccines for workers
The state’s three public universities announced last Friday that they would be requiring COVID-19 vaccines for their employees. The decision was based in part on the university's federal contracts which provide hundreds of millions dollars to support research.
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Oct. 18, 2021
Leaders call for cooperation in Western drought hearing
Water is something we all need, but don’t necessarily always think about. Yet as the West continues on in a drought, more minds are starting to look into the future, and how to ensure H2O is a part of it.
Oct. 18, 2021
Meet the people revitalizing Sunnyslopes Hatcher Road
In The Show's series, Our Street, we’re taking a closer look at neighborhoods around the Valley — and what makes them tick. Hatcher Road is the main street that runs through a classic Phoenix neighborhood: Sunnyslope.
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Oct. 18, 2021
Boas: Duceys mask pandering puts state funds at risk
Gov. Doug Ducey ran into public opposition — and now legal opposition, as well — for his attempts to distribute federal COVID-19-related funding in a way that aligns with his political views. In a weekend column, Bob Robb of the Republic argued that Ducey was focused too much on political pandering with that approach.
Oct. 18, 2021
BBC Look-Ahead: Nations prep for COP26 climate change conference
The next big international conference on climate change, 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, is set to start in less than two weeks — but talk about it is already heating up. For a look at some of the key global stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Oct. 18, 2021

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