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Is Venezuela An Apple Of Discord Between Mexico, U.S.?
The U.S. and Mexico have become the promised land for many Venezuelans escaping from their current government. But when the political and humanitarian crisis escalated in the South American nation, Mexico and the U.S. faced each other with different diplomatic approaches.
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Mar. 11, 2019
6 Common Questions About AZ Driver
Why does Arizona have the longest license renewal period in the country? And what are the impacts? Many people have asked about Arizona driver’s licenses through our Q&AZ project — so we decided to tackle them all.
Mar. 11, 2019
Biologist: Outlook Grim For Endangered Porpoise
Biologist Jorge Urban said last week that there could be fewer than 22 vaquita marina porpoises left in the Sea of Cortez. That’s down from about 30 recorded two years ago. He also said that unless new actions are taken, the vaquita marina could be extinct in a matter of months.
Mar. 11, 2019
What Do Home Buyers Want? Survey Says Laundry Rooms
Laundry rooms - yes, laundry rooms- top the list of most wanted home features, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Mar. 11, 2019
Hate Your Commute? Tell Valley Officials
The Maricopa Association of Governments wants to hear your opinion about transportation priorities. Information from MAG’s online survey will be used to plan projects — and a sales tax pitch.
Mar. 11, 2019
ADOT Launches Updated 511 Service
The Arizona Department of Transportation has launched an updated version of its 511 travel information system. Updates include customizable interface and real time weather radars.
Mar. 10, 2019
Argosy University To Close, Including Phoenix Campus
Argosy University, a for-profit college with a campus in Phoenix, announced Friday its shutting down due to financial reasons. The closure of its Phoenix campus would affect about 450 students.
Mar. 10, 2019
Jaguar Attacks Woman Trying To Take Photo At AZ Zoo
Authorities say a jaguar attacked a woman who crossed a barrier while trying to take a photo Saturday at a wildlife park near Litchfield Park. Wildlife World Zoo authorities say emergency responders took the woman, who is in her 30s, to a hospital to treat cuts on one of her arms and hand.
Mar. 10, 2019
Measles, Mumps Cases Confirmed In Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services and the Pima County Health Department confirmed a case of measles in a 12-month-old baby, while the Cochise County Health Department is confirming a case of mumps in school-aged child.
Mar. 9, 2019
Some Migrants Turned Away From Greyhound Stations
A volunteer helping newly released migrants taken to the Phoenix Greyhound bus station says some migrants were turned away Friday morning because the station’s manager capped how long people can wait inside the terminal.
Mar. 8, 2019
David Cook Gets 24 Hours In Jail For Drunken Driving
Arizona legislator David Cook will be spending a day in unfamiliar surroundings following a guilty plea in court Friday. The plea comes following his arrest in December.
Mar. 8, 2019
Arizona Now Oversees Hacienda HealthCare Facility
The Arizona Department of Health Services and Hacienda HealthCare entered into a voluntary agreement allowing state regulators to watch over the facility, which houses patients who are intellectually disabled or are medically fragile.
Mar. 8, 2019
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To talk about Arizona's progress towards a texting and driving ban, the Phoenix mayor’s race in the home stretch and more, public policy consultant Chris Herstam and editor-in-chief of Ricochet.com Jon Gabriel joined The Show.
Mar. 8, 2019
Proposed
The Tucson area's newest freeway, nicknamed the Sonoran Corridor, is years away from reality. But state officials want to give residents a chance to comment on exactly where it might end up.
Mar. 8, 2019
AZ Residents Accused Of Selling Fake Indian Jewelry
A father and daughter from Peoria and a Scottsdale business owner are accused of international fraud and money laundering. The charges involve fraudulently selling imported jewelry as authentic Native American-made items.
Mar. 8, 2019
Valley Sees Big Year-Over-Year Rent Increase
The Valley saw its biggest ever year-over-year increase in asking rents for apartments in the fourth quarter of 2018. Vacancy rates also dropped.
Mar. 8, 2019
"Welcome to Night Vale" began in 2012 when a pair of friends decided they wanted to tell stories that their friends would enjoy. And their creation attracted a passionate following as podcast listeners became determined to learn as much as they could about the not-quite normal desert town.
Mar. 8, 2019
Will Weekend Bring Another Wave Of Migrant Family Drop-Offs At Greyhound Station?
Some Phoenix-area churches and activists face the prospect of scrambling to help migrant families in need of food and shelter, should federal authorities again drop them them off at the Greyhound bus station.
Mar. 8, 2019
NTEC Still Working To Purchase Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona has been a significant source of employment and wealth for nearby communities and the Navajo Nation. But a rapidly-approaching deadline that could lead to the plant’s closure has upped the urgency and, arguably, the tension, over its future.
Mar. 8, 2019
Art Museum Gives Modern Artist Her Due Long After Death
A new exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum, open to members on Friday, is giving one modern artist her due, long after her death.
Mar. 8, 2019

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