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How early is too early for Christmas music? For KEZs Beth McDonald, lets enjoy ourselves now
Radio station KEZ started playing Christmas music Nov. 3. And while that might be too early for some, for host Beth McDonald, there's nothing wrong with an early Christmas playlist.
Nov. 18, 2022
Laurie Notaro embraces midlife mayhem in new book
Humorist and writer Laurie Notaro explores the concept of aging in her new book, “Excuse Me While I Disappear: Tales of Midlife Mayhem.”
Nov. 18, 2022
NewsCap: The fatal flaw in Kari Lake’s campaign
This week saw Republicans call for the resignation of the state Republican Party chair, Kelli Ward, following disappointing midterm results. And a number of high-profile elections saw their conclusions this week, but there are still races that have not yet been called.
Nov. 18, 2022
Tempe releases development agreement for proposed entertainment district
Earlier this month, the Tempe City Council agreed to consider a public vote for a proposed Arizona Coyotes hockey arena and entertainment district. Now, residents have the opportunity to see details of the proposal.
Nov. 18, 2022
The best of modern Romanian film is now showing in Arizona
Film buffs in the Valley have an opportunity to explore cinema from a small Eastern European country both in a theater this weekend and online. The second-annual Arizona Romanian Film Festival is now showing in Tempe.
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Nov. 18, 2022
Coconino County toughens winter visitor parking rules
Coconino County in northern Arizona has a long history as a destination for Arizonans wanting to play in the snow which has led to problems on area roads. The county Board of Supervisors voted this week to make penalties tougher.
Nov. 17, 2022
Debate continues over age of ancient footprints
When and how ancient humans reached the Americas remains one of the most contentious topics in prehistory. Last year, a study of preserved footprints in New Mexico’s White Sands area pushed the date back to between 21,000 and 23,000 years ago. New research is challenging that.
Nov. 17, 2022
RSV and flu cases continue to soar in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services this week reported more than 1,300 cases of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. That’s 20 times higher than what’s expected for this time of year. Flu cases are about 10 times higher than the five-season average.
Nov. 17, 2022
Respect for Marriage Act clears crucial step in U.S. Senate
After clearing a crucial procedural vote Wednesday, the Respect for Marriage Act is closer to final passage in the U.S. Senate. The bipartisan bill would protect federal marriage rights for same-sex and interracial couples.
Nov. 17, 2022
Tour operators look for a solution to blockades at Sonoran biosphere reserve
Tour operators in neighboring Sonora are trying to come to an agreement with communal landowners near the El Pinacate biosphere reserve after blockades have cut off entrance to key areas.
Nov. 17, 2022
Griner has begun serving sentence in Russian penal colony
WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence for drug possession at a Russian penal colony, her lawyers and agent said Thursday.
Nov. 17, 2022
AZ Court of Appeals sides with San Carlos Apache Tribe in mine case
A proposed copper mine 70 miles east of Phoenix is facing another legal setback. The Arizona Court of Appeals has sided with the San Carlos Apache Tribe in its latest bid to keep Resolution Copper from moving forward.
Nov. 17, 2022
AZ Republicans, still in control of Legislature, now dealing with Democratic governor
Republicans had disappointing midterm results around the country, but here in Arizona, they've managed to retain control of the Legislature, but by thin margins. The Arizona Republic’s Ray Stern is covering it all. The Show spoke with him to learn what to expect.
Nov. 17, 2022
Green chef ditches the turkey for a vegan Thanksgiving
It's almost Thanksgiving, and chef Damon Brasch wants foodies to set aside the turkey and give a vegan feast a chance.
Nov. 17, 2022
How Arizona could shift politically, culturally as Latinos become the largest demographic
It appears as though it’s a matter of when, not if, Latinos will overtake white Arizonans as the state’s biggest demographic group.
Nov. 17, 2022
Legality of Indian Child Welfare Act to be decided by U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month heard arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act. And Robert Miller says how they rule could have major impacts on Native law beyond the act itself.
Nov. 17, 2022
AZ nursing home residents falling behind on COVID shots. What that could mean in the next surge
Arizona is the state with the lowest rate of nursing home residents fully up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations.
Nov. 17, 2022
As AZ housing prices dip, investors are hurting
Since the pandemic, investors have been snapping up single family homes to rent out at higher rates. But now it might be investors who are feeling the brunt of the market decline as it’s balancing out.
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Nov. 17, 2022
Arizona voters reject effort to enact stricter voter ID law
Arizona voters who overwhelmingly cast their ballots by mail have rejected a measure that would have required them to add more information to the simple signature and date they now put on the back of the return envelope.
Nov. 17, 2022
Hoffman concedes race for superintendent of public instruction to Horne
Democrat Kathy Hoffman has conceded the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction to Republican Tom Horne. According to the Associated Press, the race remains too close to call.
Nov. 17, 2022

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