December 2018

Arizona driver’s licenses
Arizona will have to pay nearly $2 million dollars in legal fees to the challengers of former Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order to keep “DREAMers” from getting licenses to drive.
Dec. 11, 2018
police crime scene tape
For some police departments across the country, there may be more to some of their crime statistics than it would appear.
Dec. 11, 2018
Gila River Internment Camp memorial to Japanese American veterans
At one point during World War II more than 13,000 Japanese American people were incarcerated about an hour south of Phoenix. The Gila River Indian Community tightly controls access to the site, so one of the few opportunities for non-tribal members to visit is an annual cleanup that has become a pilgrimage for descendants of internees.
Dec. 11, 2018
Old Pueblo Grill food
Tucson is well known for its food scene and, now, it’s fame is going out of state — way out of state. Marana-raised chef Joseph Zolnierowski IV recently opened a Tucson-themed restaurant in upstate New York.
Dec. 10, 2018
Congress approved the Affordable Care Act more than eight years ago, and it continues to be a political flash point, both here in Arizona and in Washington, D.C. The current open enrollment period ends on Friday, and in advance of that, we’re looking at the issue of healthcare in a series of conversations.
Dec. 10, 2018
Phil Boas
The Phoenix City Council is scheduled this week to vote on a plan to spend $150 million to update Talking Stick Resort Arena, which is the home of the Phoenix Suns. The city’s share of the money would come from money raised on items like rental cars and hotel rooms. The team would also pay for some of the upgrades.
Dec. 10, 2018
soybean field
The first gene-edited food is starting to make its way into everyday products. Soybeans that have been edited to make their oil contain less trans fats will now go into production for things like granola bars and cooking oils, making them healthier.
Dec. 10, 2018
house for sale
Arizona is the nation’s capitol in home flipping. And, it turns out, home flippers are a good sign of where the housing market is heading. According to a new report, there’s a nationwide decline in the practice — but not in Phoenix.
Dec. 10, 2018
U.S. Soldiers landing on Normandy beach, 1944
Last Friday marked the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the U.S. entering World War II. The Americans who fought in that war on multiple fronts have come to be known as the Greatest Generation, and U.S. leadership resulted in the Axis Powers being defeated.
Dec. 10, 2018
The Show logo
Over the last week, the nominations for the Golden Globes and Grammys were announced. Some of the nominees were expected, some are eyebrow raising and a few are pleasant surprises.
Dec. 10, 2018

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