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 Flagstaff To Hold Open House For Climate Action Plan
Even as President Trump has moved to withdraw the U.S. from efforts to reduce the effects of climate change, many U.S. cities have charged ahead with their own efforts. The city of Flagstaff is holding an open house tonight to gather input on its first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.
Jan. 24, 2018
 Nonprofit Teaches Mormons, Other Faiths How To Meditate
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that meditation is much more common across religions than you might think. Six in 10 Mormons say they meditate at least once a week, as well, but what they define as “meditation” might differ, according to Thomas McConkie. He’s a practicing member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he’s trained in Buddhist mindfulness.
Jan. 24, 2018
 Have Holograms Made The Concept Of
You may have seen images of the late Tupac Shakur from the 2012 Coachella Music Festival. A hologram of Shakur was projected to be on stage. The late Roy Orbison will reportedly be used for an international hologram tour, 30 years after he passed away. And that kind of technology is advancing—which could impact the music industry and, possibly, how fans view their favorite performers.
Jan. 24, 2018
MALDEF President Discusses Class Action Lawsuit Against Motel 6
A Latino legal civil rights organization filed a class action lawsuit against Motel 6 this week. The lawsuit, which was brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, alleges that Motel 6 broke federal laws against discrimination and conspiracy. Joining us now to talk about this is Thomas Andrew Saenz, president and general counsel for MALDEF.
Jan. 24, 2018
 Scottsdale Teachers Vote
Controversy in the Scottsdale Unified School District continues, after teachers there took a vote of no confidence in the district’s superintendent and governing board earlier this month.
Jan. 24, 2018
 Senators Concerned About GCU Changing For-Profit Status To Nonprofit
Grand Canyon University is on its second attempt at changing its status from a for-profit school to a nonprofit school — but with a for-profit company supporting it. Now five U.S. senators have written a letter this month with concerns about the move.
Jan. 24, 2018
Economist: Subsidies, Not Tariffs, Would Benefit U.S. Solar Industry
The Trump Administration this week imposed a 30 percent tariff on solar panel components. That rate will decline over the next few years.
Jan. 24, 2018
U.S. Sees Spike In Women Running For Political Office
Since President Donald Trump took office last winter the country has seen a spike in women around the country running for political office.
Jan. 24, 2018
 Japan, Other Nations Move Ahead Without U.S. In Trade Partnership
Early last year, the Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the twelve-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership — or TPP — trade deal. It’s part of a pattern of resetting the nation’s approach to international trade.
Jan. 24, 2018
Arizona Cities Trying To Change State Law They Say Unfairly Punishes Them
The Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has been asked to investigate cities around the state.
Jan. 24, 2018
End-Of-Life Care Is A New Beginning For Some Homeless Patients
“They all brought their gifts to this world and they ended up in a place where they had no one,” said Hospice of the Valley Community Engagement Director Lin Sue Cooney. “It’s our collective responsibility as a community to make sure that they have dignity and comfort at the end of life.”
Jan. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: When Healthcare Comes With Harassment - Photographing Abortion Clinic Protests
Though Roe V. Wade is the law of the land, reproductive health clinics face onslaughts of protesters on a daily basis, and for many, access to healthcare also includes harassment.
Jan. 24, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Nostalgia
How does our brain process memory? And what is nostalgia?
Jan. 24, 2018
Despite Travel Warnings, More Tourists Traveling To Los Cabos, Mexico
The U.S. State Department issued two travel warnings alerting American travelers of violence in or near Mexican tourist destinations. Has the news stopped Americans from visiting?
Jan. 24, 2018
Bad Weather, Flu Contributing To U.S. Blood Shortage
The Red Cross is experiencing a major shortage of blood and platelets.
Jan. 24, 2018
Arizona Lawmaker Wants Legislature To Choose Who Makes U.S. Senate Ballot
Republican state lawmaker wants to return to having legislative members - not voters - decide who can and cannot make the U.S. Senate general election ballot.
Jan. 24, 2018
Arizona Cardinals Introduces Steve Wilks As Head Football Coach
The Arizona Cardinals introduced Steve Wilks as the team’s new head coach Tuesday at the team’s headquarters in Tempe.
Jan. 24, 2018
Phoenix Is Contender For New Apple Campus
Technology giant Apple may be eyeing Phoenix as a strong contender for a new campus.
Jan. 24, 2018
Border Patrol Denies Allegations Of Retaliation Against Humanitarian Group
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials in Tucson are denying allegations they’re retaliating against the group, No More Deaths, which leaves food and water for illegal migrants.
Jan. 24, 2018
Higher Wages Coming To Chase Employees In Arizona
Raises are on the way for about 1,060 Arizonans who work for banking giant JPMorgan Chase. It’s part of the company’s five-year plan to invest in employees and support local economic growth.
Jan. 24, 2018

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