Mike Murphy

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    March 30, 2011

    KTAR's Rod Petersen Was An Icon In Local Radio Industry

    We first met Rod Petersen in 1983 in what used to be the press room at Phoenix Police Department, just inside the front doors of 620 West Washington. Rod Petersen was The Valley's top radio crime reporter for more than a quarter-century ‚Äč Rod was grizzled even then, a garrulous big f ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2005

    Bad Medicine

    Locking up cold medicine makes the politicians feel good -- but it won't put a dent in Arizona's meth habit

  • News

    October 6, 2005

    Crying Shame

    Carl Gholson was a gifted sax player. He was also a paranoid schizophrenic. He became another victim of Phoenix’s scorching heat

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Tell the Teacher We're Cruisin'

    Raunchy, raw and real: Human- sexuality junkets redefine the three Rs at Glendale Community College