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Sen. Jeff Flake:
A recent Pew Research poll shows two-thirds of Americans, both Republicans and Democrats support U.S. trade, but their views on tariffs have diverged.
Dec. 10, 2018
Poll Shows Phoenix Voters Don
The Phoenix City Council Wednesday is expected to consider a $185 million dollar taxpayer-funded project to upgrade the Phoenix Suns home court.
Dec. 10, 2018
Geminid Meteor Shower Will Peak Thursday and Friday Night
This week, the Geminid meteor shower is supposed to peak and the best nights to see it will be Thursday and Friday night.
Dec. 10, 2018
Voyager 2 Space Probe Enters Interstellar Space
More than six years after Voyager 1 left the sun’s protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields, Voyager 2 has become the second human-made object to enter interstellar space.
Dec. 10, 2018
A Taste Of Tucson Reaches Upstate New York
Tucson is well known for its food scene and, now, it’s fame is going out of state — way out of state. Marana-raised chef Joseph Zolnierowski IV recently opened a Tucson themed restaurant in upstate New York.
Dec. 10, 2018
Increase Of Sudden Unexpected Infants Deaths In Arizona
Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths, also known as SUIDs, increased in Arizona by 5 percent from 2016 to 2017.
Dec. 10, 2018
Medicaid In Good Position, A Recession Might Change That
Congress approved the Affordable Care Act more than eight years ago, and it continues to be a political flash point, both here in Arizona and in Washington, D.C. The current open enrollment period ends on Friday, and in advance of that, we’re looking at the issue of healthcare in a series of conversations.
Dec. 10, 2018
Boas: Keeping Suns In Downtown Phoenix
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled this week to vote on a plan to spend $150 million to update Talking Stick Resort Arena, which is the home of the Phoenix Suns. The city’s share of the money would come from money raised on items like rental cars and hotel rooms. The team would also pay for some of the upgrades.
Dec. 10, 2018
First Gene-Edited Food Hits The Market
The first gene-edited food is starting to make its way into everyday products. Soybeans that have been edited to make their oil contain less trans fats will now go into production for things like granola bars and cooking oils, making them healthier.
Dec. 10, 2018
Report Shows Home Flipping Down Nationwide, Up In Phoenix
Arizona is the nation’s capitol in home flipping. And, it turns out, home flippers are a good sign of where the housing market is heading. According to a new report, there’s a nationwide decline in the practice — but not in Phoenix.
Dec. 10, 2018
Mexico Lays Out Plans For $8B Oil Refinery
The construction of the country's seventh refinery is part of an attempt to lower the country’s dependence on imported fuel.
Dec. 10, 2018
Alternative Narrative Proposed For America
Last Friday marked the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the U.S. entering World War II. The Americans who fought in that war on multiple fronts have come to be known as the Greatest Generation, and U.S. leadership resulted in the Axis Powers being defeated.
Dec. 10, 2018
Entertainment Award Season Stirs Buzz, Controversy
Over the last week, the nominations for the Golden Globes and Grammys were announced. Some of the nominees were expected, some are eyebrow raising and a few are pleasant surprises.
Dec. 10, 2018
UA Facing 2 Gender Discrimination Lawsuits
The University of Arizona is facing two lawsuits alleging gender discrimination. Both suits come from employees of the university.
Dec. 10, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: A Gesture To The Philippines
On the international political stage, Britain continues to work to strike a deal on how to leave the European Union.
Dec. 10, 2018
Jesuits Release List Of Priests Accused Of Sexual Abuse
Last Friday, Jesuits West Province, the Roman Catholic order of priests and brothers representing a service area of 10 Western states including Arizona, released a “List of Jesuits from Jesuits West Province with Credible Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or Vulnerable Adult.”
Dec. 10, 2018
Ducey Comments On Suspicions Against Campaign Donor
There's a controversy swirling around a donation to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s campaign. The largest donation to his re-election campaign — half a million dollars — came from a company called Blue Magnolia, which had been incorporated just a couple weeks before making that donation.
Dec. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: China Leads The World In Carbon Emissions; Can It Be Part Of The Global Solution?
China is both the world’s largest carbon polluter, and a major player at the current climate summit in Poland, where the world is watching for what China will bring to the table.
Dec. 10, 2018
Lawmaker Proposes Repeal Of $32 Registration Fee
An Arizona state lawmaker wants to repeal a new $32 annual public-safety fee on vehicle registrations that proved to be larger than anticipated. Republican Michelle Ugenti-Rita, senator-elect of Scottsdale, prefiled a repeal bill Friday for consideration during the legislative session that starts in January.
Dec. 10, 2018
States To Meet At Deadline On Colo. River Drought Plan
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
Dec. 10, 2018

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