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Rattlesnake Fire Spreads Across Eastern Arizona
Only 3 percent of the human-caused Rattlesnake Fire burning across more than 2,000 acres southeast of Whiteriver, Arizona has been contained.
Apr. 17, 2018
Trauma Of Assimilation Still Felt By Navajo Students Today
Across the country, American Indian students consistently score lower than other racial groups on national standardized tests. Research shows today’s Native youth still feel the impacts of a traumatic past. And that affects how they learn in English-only schools.
A Look Back At Arizona's Indian Boarding Schools
Apr. 17, 2018
Supreme Court Rejects Copyright Suit By Arizona Company
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an attempt by an Arizona stock-photo company to sue McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings for copyright infringement.
Apr. 16, 2018
Upper Colorado River Leaders Wade Into Arizona Dispute
Commissioners in the Upper Basin of the Colorado River are talking about Arizona. They sent a letter to the head of Arizona’s water department, saying the state needs to resolve its internal disputes and finalize an agreement on how to deal with a future shortage on the river.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona Education Groups Announce Support Of Governor
Groups like the Arizona School Board Association and Arizona PTA touted the plan as a step in the right direction for a state that has slashed education funding for years.
Apr. 16, 2018
UA Study Examines How Brain Rewires Itself To Cope With Rare Dementia
A study of a rare form of dementia could reveal signs of how the brain copes with damage to its language centers.
Apr. 16, 2018
Sen. McCain Undergoes Intestinal Surgery
Sen. John McCain McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix where he underwent surgery on Sunday.
Apr. 16, 2018
Inmate Sues Coconino Jail Over ICE Detainer Policy
A class-action group is suing Coconino County officials over the practice of jailing inmates longer than required when staff suspect an inmate is undocumented. And now a Flagstaff group is asking the City Council to step in.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona Teachers To Vote On Strike
“They’ve been definitely telling us, ‘Hey, we’re ready to go any time you want,'" said Tucson teacher Derek Harris, one of the AEU leaders. "But we have to be sure we hear every voice and do it the right way.”
Apr. 16, 2018
Are Boys Being Left Behind?
A recent op-ed in the New York Times says “America’s boys are broken. And it’s killing us,” referencing the number of mass shootings carried out by young men.
Apr. 16, 2018
Does Smartphone Photography Affect What We Remember?
Is smartphone photography actually having a negative effect on how much we actually remember?
Apr. 16, 2018
Questions Swirl Around Paul Ryan
House Speaker Paul Ryan joined other high profile Republican congressional members when he announced last week that he wouldn’t be running for reelection. Ryan’s reasoning included the desire to spend more time with his family, but speculation about political calculations has also been rampant.
Apr. 16, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: New Cuban President To Be Named This Week
There will be a couple of significant firsts this week, on opposite sides of the globe. For a weekly check of the biggest stories on the international stage, The Show was joined by the BBC’s Camilla Mills.
Apr. 16, 2018
CDC Continues Investigation Into E. Coli Outbreak In Lettuce
The CDC is investigating an outbreak of E. coli infections that has spread to 11 states. The likely cause is romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, a major supplier of winter produce in the country.
Apr. 16, 2018
County Recorder Looks To Improve Voting Efficiency With Tech
As campaigning continues for the 2018 elections, we’re wondering whether the election votes are going to be counted accurately and efficiently, which has been a significant issue in the state in previous cycles.
Apr. 16, 2018
Some Valley Builders Lament Lack Of High-Skilled Tradespeople
The Phoenix-area housing market is humming along, and state officials expect Arizona to add more than 10,000 construction jobs over the next two years. But all that activity, in part, may be exacerbating a lack of high-skilled tradespeople.
Apr. 16, 2018
Complete Streets Board Member Says Project Process Stalled
A Complete Streets Advisory Board member of the board says while they have held up their end of the bargain, the Phoenix Street Transportation Department has refused to work with them, resulting in years of impasse.
Apr. 16, 2018
Boas Discusses Upcoming Teachers Strike Vote
Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey introduced a plan that would raise teacher pay in Arizona by 20 percent over the next three years. The #RedForEd movement had been calling for 20 percent in one year, and teachers will be taking a few days this week to consider whether they should go on strike in response.
Apr. 16, 2018
Organizer Believes Teachers Will Vote to Authorize Strike
Arizona teachers will vote this week on whether to authorize a strike. They’ve been demanding a 20 percent pay increase, as well as other increases to education funding.
Apr. 16, 2018
On The Ledge: Arizona Lawmakers Delay Taking Up School Safety Plan
Lawmakers are back at the Capitol today and they’ve got a few high-profile issues to deal with, the governor’s school safety and teacher pay proposals among them.
Apr. 16, 2018

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