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Flagstaff Public School Close Amid Cybersecurity Concerns
All public schools in Flagstaff are closed today because the district is dealing with a cyber security issue. Spokesperson Zachery Fountain said they found ransomware in the district computer system.
Sept. 5, 2019
Corporation Commission Grills APS On Political Spending
Regulators on Wednesday questioned APS executives on political spending, corporate profits and the death of customer Stephanie Pullman, whose power was disconnected on a 107-degree day in 2018.
Sept. 5, 2019
Phoenix Prepares For Downtown Scooters, Hires Retrieval Company
As Phoenix gears up to launch its pilot program for electric scooters, the council approved a contract with a company to pick up abandoned scooters.
Sept. 5, 2019
ASU Scientists Looking For Answers In Mysterious Ancient City
Many archaeologists consider the first big city in the Americas to be Teotihuacán — a city that existed more than 2,000 years ago in Central Mexico. And a team of scientists working out of a little-known Arizona State University lab have long been looking for those answers.
For Phoenix Artist, Ancient Mexican City Teotihuacan Inspires Creativity
Sept. 5, 2019
CDC Awards States $300 Million To Fight Opioid Epidemic
Arizona will receive $17 million as part of a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC is distributing more than $300 million to help states tackle the opioid crisis.
Sept. 4, 2019
Deal Reached In Lawsuit Between Churches And Far-Right Arizona Groups
A coalition of Valley churches filed a federal lawsuit in June that accused far-right Arizona groups of harassment and making threats as faith leaders helped migrant families dropped off by federal authorities.
Sept. 4, 2019
AG Mark Brnovich Joins Push To Dissolve DACA
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined 11 other state attorneys general in a bid to dissolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created under President Barack Obama.
Sept. 4, 2019
Ducey Selects Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery For Arizona Supreme Court
Republican Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court. Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that he's appointing the controversial prosecutor to the state's high court over fierce opposition from civil rights advocates and criminal justice reformers.
Sept. 4, 2019
Autonomous Trucks Have Been Driving On I-10 For Months
We’ve heard for years that autonomous vehicles are the wave of the future, from Uber and Waymo’s vans, to semi-trucks that carry billions of tons of freight each year.
Sept. 4, 2019
How Old Town Scottsdale Got Low-Income Opportunity Zone Status
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave states the opportunity to nominate opportunity zones, where developers qualify for tax breaks. The Scottsdale Progress looked into why much of Old Town now has this federal designation.
Sept. 4, 2019
Whats The State Of Relations Between Latin America And The U.S.?
U.S. relations with Latin America have been dramatic during the Trump administration. Guillaume Long is the former minister of foreign affairs for Ecuador. He joined The Show to discuss a few issues involving Latin America.
Sept. 4, 2019
LIBRE Initiative Pushing For DREAMer-Border Security Compromise
Immigration is one of the key policy areas for the Trump administration, with proposals ranging from building a wall along the country’s southern border to family separations to changes in who can get a green card.
Sept. 4, 2019
High-Tech Playgrounds Could Be Key To Getting Kids Outside
Instead of just having slides, swings and places to climb and run around, play spaces are also starting to feature QR codes, which can connect users to augmented reality apps.
Sept. 4, 2019
Trump Administration Plans $1.2 Billion Border Wall In AZ
The Trump administration is spending $1.2 billion from the Department of Defense budget to build more than 60 miles of new barriers along the Arizona-Mexico border. Most of the new barriers will be east of Yuma in the Barry M. Goldwater Range used for military training.
Sept. 4, 2019
APS CEO Appearing Before Corporation Commission
APS CEO Don Brandt announced his retirement late last month, but before he steps away, he’ll be asked to answer for the electric utility’s procedures and practices and the company’s spending for or against elected utility regulators.
Sept. 4, 2019
Montgomery Accused Of Covering Up Misconduct In Arias Trial
Lawyers for convicted murderer Jodi Arias say Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery covered up misconduct in the case. They filed a complaint with the State Bar of Arizona on Tuesday.
Sept. 4, 2019
Arizona Millennial Farmers Keep Industry Moving Forward
The median age of a farmer in Arizona is somewhere between 55 and 64 years old. This is a nationwide trend as farmers get older and fewer young people go into the profession. Three Millennial farmers are taking up the reins in the local agriculture industry.
Farm Dogs May Be Key To Protecting Ranches Against Mexican Gray Wolf
Sept. 4, 2019
Lawsuit Against More Fast-Track Deportations Scheduled
Groups fighting to block the expansion of fast-track deportations are due in court days after federal immigration authorities could start applying the practice.
Sept. 3, 2019
AMLO: Investigation To Reopen Into 2009 Daycare Fire
This June marked the 10-year anniversary of a fire in a Sonoran daycare that killed 49 children and injured more than 100 others. Now, Mexico’s president is promising to take action on behalf of the victims and their families.
Sept. 3, 2019
Advocates: Abuse Of Mexico Migrants Likely To Increase
A network of shelters for migrants in Mexico says the violation of human rights of migrants in that country has become more prevalent.
Sept. 3, 2019

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