October 2018

This week, Canada officially becomes only the second country to legalize recreational marijuana. Its law takes effect on Wednesday.
Oct. 15, 2018
The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics by Mark Lilla
In our most recent election cycles, pundits and other observers have decried the expansion of so-called tribal politics in the U.S. They’re saying that Americans are less together and less focused on a collective outlook.
Oct. 15, 2018
Phil Boas
Maricopa County prosecutor Rachel Mitchell was front and center for the Senate Judiciary Committee when Christine Blasey Ford was questioned on her allegations about now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Some argued Mitchell shouldn’t have taken the assignment.
Oct. 15, 2018
Real Estate Series
All signs say that consumer confidence is high and the economy is strong, but it turns out, the housing market is slowing, at least nationally.
Oct. 15, 2018
rain on a tree during a monsoon
Saturday’s rainfall helped make this one of the wettest Octobers on record according to the National Weather Service. The next rainiest October on record was in 1972.
Oct. 15, 2018
The Show logo card
The Defense Department has awarded more than $2 billion in contracts to three companies to build rockets. Some of the build-out of those rockets is slated to happen in Arizona.
Oct. 15, 2018
Border Patrol Car
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill that could increase salaries and benefits for border patrol officers.
Oct. 15, 2018
Solar Panel
Supporters and opponents of a measure to increase the amount of renewable energy Arizona uses have spent millions and millions of dollars to try to influence your vote. It’s nearly impossible to watch TV for even a few minutes and not see an ad for or against Proposition 127.
Oct. 15, 2018
Central Avenue in Phoenix
Tax incentives have been used by cities and states for years in the attempt to attract businesses and generate a newer revenue stream. But critics have argued that the government is picking winners and losers, and the promised positive impact rarely, if ever, pans out.
Oct. 15, 2018
"Vote Here" sign
An effort to get young people to vote in the upcoming November election is getting a lot of attention thanks to one public service announcement.
Oct. 15, 2018

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