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Arizonans who bought a VW manufactured between 2009 through 2015 should start checking their mailboxes for a settlement form worth up to $1,000.
Aug. 9, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Matt Grunauer driving a Zamboni at the Ice Den in Scottsdale.
Aug. 9, 2018
Makers of a traditional agave distillate in northern Mexico are trying to take their product to the international market. But they face a struggle between modernization and maintaining artisanal production.
U.S. Investors Are Wanted In Mezcal Country
Aug. 9, 2018
Five people submitted nominating petitions by Wednesday’s deadline to get on the ballot for Phoenix mayor.
Aug. 8, 2018
Deaths from opioid overdoses rose nearly 20 percent last year in Arizona. In 2017, 949 people died from opioids according to state numbers released this month. That marks a 20 percent increase from the year before.
Aug. 8, 2018
Mo the Screaming Staffy has been propelled to internet fame because his comedically high-pitched wails. But there's nothing wrong with the dog, he just ... screams.
Aug. 8, 2018
The coming-of-age movie “Eighth Grade” can now be seen by actual eighth-graders. Wednesday night at Harkins’ Camelview in Scottsdale, the film’s distributor, A24, will be holding a free screening of the film so anyone can see it. The company is holding screenings in theaters in every state across the country.
Aug. 8, 2018
Arizona’s primary election is fast approaching and there is a crowded field seeking the Republican nomination to run for U.S. Senate. The national union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents has thrown its support behind Congresswoman Martha McSally.
Aug. 8, 2018
The Scottsdale City Council later this month will take up a proposed ordinance dealing with bike-sharing and electric bikes and scooters. Cities across the country have also been dealing with this new form of transportation.
Aug. 8, 2018
Medicaid expansion in Arizona was full of political tension. After an analysis, the Goldwater Institute has issued a report called "The Arizona Medicaid Expansion Experience: Beware the Peddlers of Cost-Shifting Claims."
Aug. 8, 2018
Wednesday is the official kickoff of the Local First Rural Policy Forum. Part of the mission is focusing on working with rural businesses to help them develop new strategies. Among the towns and cities sending representatives to the forum is Clarkdale.
Aug. 8, 2018
Federal prosecutors have decided not to re-try a bribery case against a former utility regulator, his wife, a lobbyist and the owner of a utility company. That’s after jurors in the case told the judge last month they could not reach a verdict in the initial trial.
Aug. 8, 2018
Among all of the other races on Arizona’s Aug. 28 primary ballot, all 90 seats in the state Legislature are up, and there are a number of interesting and crowded primaries.
Aug. 8, 2018
As schools tested toward Arizona’s “College and Career Ready Standards” in reading and math, there were a few bright spots in the AzMERIT scores, including Tucson Unified School District.
Aug. 8, 2018
The city of Surprise approved a law Tuesday night that bans using a mobile device while driving in most cases. The law goes into effect on Sept. 6. The ban, however, doesn’t include hands-free use or calling for emergency help.
Aug. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Four Primaries, One Special Election
Voters in five states casted their ballots on Tuesday. Elena Schneider, campaigns reporter at Politico joined The Takeaway to discuss these elections and what they mean.
Aug. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Puerto Rico Signs Contract With Private Prison Company To Relocate Inmates To Arizona
Puerto Rico is on track to signing a contract with CoreCivic, one of the largest private prison companies in the U.S. to move more than 3,000 inmates from Puerto Rico to a private facility in Arizona.
Aug. 8, 2018
Federal prosecutors dropped their lawsuit Tuesday against former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce and three other people listed in an ongoing bribery case. The move came less than a month after the initial trial ended with a mistrial.
Aug. 8, 2018
An Arizona court ruling says it doesn't violate a defendant's constitutional rights for a law enforcement officer to pose as a minor during a child prostitution investigation.
Aug. 8, 2018
Mark Brnovich encourages residents to proceed with caution when hiring cleanup workers.
Aug. 8, 2018

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