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For years now, there has been a steady drumbeat from some calling for tighter restrictions on who can vote in our country. A new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University found there is a widespread problem in the country with states conducting voter purges.
Jul. 20, 2018
Barrett Marson of Marson Media and Democratic consultant DJ Quinlan, who is also communications director for the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona campaign, joined The Show to talk about this week's news.
Jul. 20, 2018
A plea deal could be in the works for two Arizona women who were arrested earlier this year after using racial slurs and burglarizing a Tempe mosque.
Jul. 20, 2018
Former U.S. Army soldier Jessica Lynch who was wounded, captured and rescued in the Iraq War was in Scottsdale on Friday. Lynch is the honorary chairwoman at the 2018 Fiesta Bowl Lori Piestewa National Native American Games that start today.
Jul. 20, 2018
For the first time, the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division collected more than $10 million for veteran’s services, families of fallen first responders, cancer research and other causes.
Jul. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump-Russia Summit Fallout Continues As Putin Gets Invite To D.C.
Plans are in motion for a second Trump-Putin summit, this one in Washington D.C.
Jul. 20, 2018
Two organizations known for anonymous spending, or "dark money," on political campaigns filed suit Thursday night to keep Arizonans from voting on a measure that would make the practice illegal.
Jul. 20, 2018
On Thursday night, incumbent Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan went head to head with challenger and business owner Steve Gaynor. The race could come down to whether voters believe things are being run well.
Jul. 20, 2018
In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon said Thursday it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S.
Jul. 20, 2018
Lawyers arguing a civil lawsuit claiming local egg company Hickmans Family Farms is a nuisance in Tonopah. The confusing thing about this case is that it’s an amalgamation of several claims.
Jul. 20, 2018
Phoenix may be the first U.S. city to build a mill to remanufacture plastic containers. It’s an effort to clean up one part of a global trash problem that’s been mounting for decades — and is only getting worse.
China’s Policy Shift Forces Flagstaff To Scrap Recycling Efforts
Jul. 20, 2018
July 26 is the deadline for the federal government to finish reuniting migrant children with their parents, and court documents filed Thursday afternoon say there have been 364 reunifications of families with children age 5 and up.
Jul. 19, 2018
A new study is finding that ozone concentrations in national parks are similar to those of our country's major metropolitan areas. Researchers found that on days with higher ozone levels, visitor numbers dropped.
Jul. 19, 2018
Last January, 700 volunteers participated in the “Point in Time Homeless Street Count,” which is coordinated by the Maricopa Association of Governments. This year, they tracked people over age 62 — and the results are in.
Jul. 19, 2018
Arizona's Office of Economic Opportunity released the seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate at 4.7 percent. Spokesman Doug Walls said construction employment has recovered 37 percent since the recession hit and housing bubble burst.
Jul. 19, 2018
Coconino County officials have completed most of a damage assessment following Wednesday’s rains and should have a complete cost estimate later today.
Jul. 19, 2018
A ballot measure that would require half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources like solar and wind could be in jeopardy.
Jul. 19, 2018
More people visited Arizona last year than ever before and spent record amounts of money, according to research released Wednesday. The state welcomed 43.9 million overnight visitors in 2017 and those visitors collectively spent $22.7 billion during their stays.
Jul. 19, 2018
Climate has always been one of Arizona’s selling points, but this time of year, it can feel like more of a downside. There are efforts to deal with the heat and, in some cases, reverse the warming trends.
Jul. 19, 2018
In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the earth. The success triggered the Space Race and ushered in a wave of investment by the U.S. into science and technology. Now, we need another “Sputnik Moment” according to Robert Manning.
Jul. 19, 2018

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