High school students staged walkouts across the country to call for gun reform. In Arizona, students gathered after school at the Capitol to stage a “die-in” inside the House and Senate buildings.
Arizona Students Walking Out Of Class To Protest Gun Violence
Apr. 20, 2018

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Arizona teachers are preparing to strike on Thursday, despite a promise by Governor Doug Ducey to give them a 20 percent raise by 2020. Cathy Matsumoto has been a special education teacher in Mesa for the past eight years. Speaking on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Matsumoto said Ducey’s plan is missing some key points.
Apr. 22, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey will face some competition in this year’s Republican primary election. Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said he plans to challenge Ducey.
Apr. 21, 2018
Meghan McCain tweeted Wednesday that she is returning to Arizona from New York to be with her family. She thanked everyone for their prayers for her father Senator John McCain. Senator Jeff Flake also plans to visit McCain this weekend.
Apr. 21, 2018
The 14th annual Pat’s Run was held outside Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe Saturday morning. Race committee member Christina Hundley said the funds raised by the run benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation, which helps veterans complete their degrees.
Apr. 21, 2018
Teachers in Arizona are poised to strike next Thursday if state legislators do not pass a budget that identifies a clear plan for salary increases for educators and support staff. Deer Valley Unified School District announced it is closing all schools in anticipation of the strike.
Apr. 21, 2018

NPR News

A gunman wearing only a green jacket opened fire at a restaurant near Nashville, Tenn. As the search for 29-year-old Travis Reinking continues, police say there's reason to believe he's still armed.
Apr. 22, 2018
A suicide bomber has targeted a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dozens are dead and more than 100 wounded.
Apr. 22, 2018
Historically black college pride rules at Coachella; students stand up for safety and justice.
Apr. 22, 2018
Zoologist Lucy Cooke says humans aren't doing animals any favors when we moralize their behavior. Her book The Truth About Animals is organized around "fact and not sentimentality."
Apr. 22, 2018
Though she's known for her contributions to '90s indie rock, Hatfield goes back to one of her earliest musical inspirations for her new album of Olivia Newton-John covers.
Apr. 22, 2018