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A Human Network: How Our Social Connections Determine Who We Are
Matthew O. Jackson didn’t want his book, “The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs and Behaviors,” to be confused with “The Social Network” or Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook. In fact, his work focuses on a much broader idea than social media.
July 4, 2019
Author: The Story Of The American Indian Is Not Just Tragedy
Dee Brown’s 1970 book "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" remains today the best-selling book about Native American life and history ever published. But, writer and scholar David Treuer knows that Native American life did not, in fact, end at Wounded Knee.
July 4, 2019
Phoenix Program Could Inspire More Colorful Crosswalks
More color could be coming to more crosswalks in Phoenix. On July 1, the city launched a program that allows businesses, community groups and neighborhoods to make their marks.
July 4, 2019
9 Officers Killed In Guaymas In As Many Months
In the wake of another attack this week, the U.S. Consulate in Hermosillo Mexico warned visitors to use “extreme caution and avoid large public gatherings in Guaymas and Empalme.”
July 3, 2019
Phoenix City Leader Thanks Family In Police Video, Vows Support
A newly elected Phoenix councilmember pledges to help a family involved in a controversial police incident obtain justice. A bystander’s video shows officers cursing and pointing guns at Dravon Ames, his pregnant fiancee, Iesha Harper, and their two young daughters. Police say the family was suspected of shoplifting and failed to obey commands
July 3, 2019
Organizers Submit Petitions For Tucson
Organizers of a "sanctuary city" initiative campaign turned in petitions that they say contain more than 18,000 signatures to put the measure on the Tucson city ballot. That's nearly twice the number needed to qualify it for the ballot.
July 3, 2019
July 4 Can Be Painful Reminder For Those With PTSD
The Fourth of July brings the inevitable thunder and crackles of fireworks. But for those suffering from PTSD, the celebratory booms can serve as a painful reminder.
July 3, 2019
APS Worker Among Thousands Of On-The-Job Fatalities
Deceased APS electrician Rick Castillo falls into a category that sadly encompasses between 4,000 and 5,000 workers each year: people who suffer “preventable” deaths on the job.
July 3, 2019
Negative News Discourages Law Enforcement Careers
From Ferguson to Phoenix, the barrage of negative headlines concerning police nationwide is causing college students to reconsider careers in law enforcement.
July 3, 2019
These 3 Models Could Be The Future Of Police Oversight In Phoenix
If Phoenix decides to move forward with a civilian review board for its police department, it likely will follow one of three models used by other cities.
July 3, 2019
Young People Sue Government To Combat Climate Change
The fight over climate change has been one of the most intense public policy debates on the national and international stage. Though a great majority of the public believes in climate change’s existence, many elected officials have refused to agree with that assessment.
July 3, 2019
Companies Are Personalizing Products For Individual Customers
If you watch Netflix, or listen to Pandora or buy stuff on Amazon, you’re familiar with the concept of an algorithm picking other movies or music or soap it thinks you’d also like based on what you originally picked.
July 3, 2019
Could A Lack Of Sleep Lead To High Blood Pressure?
Many of us wake up really early for work and, it turns out, that's potentially even worse for our health than previously thought.
July 3, 2019
Will Fourth Of July Fireworks Cause Health Problems?
The fireworks that light up Arizona’s sky Thursday night also create a health hazard for people with breathing problems. To talk about the impact of fireworks on air quality, The Show spoke with Matt Pace, meteorologist for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
July 3, 2019
AG Suit Against States Public Universities Continues With Limitations
A lawsuit claiming an Arizona State University real estate deal is illegal will proceed after the latest ruling from an Arizona Superior Court judge.
July 3, 2019
Some Central American Asylum Applicants Choose To Return Home
Dozens of Central American asylum applicants are choosing to be bused back to their home countries, instead of waiting in Mexico while their cases are being processed in the U.S., Mexican immigration officials said on Tuesday.
July 3, 2019
Phoenix-Area Aid Groups Take Key Step Toward Opening Migrant Shelter
A coalition of aid groups helping migrant families dropped off in Phoenix has taken a big step toward realizing the goal of reopening the unused Ann Ott School as an overnight shelter, but at least one neighborhood group plans to appeal decisions made by a city hearing officer on Tuesday.
July 3, 2019
Phoenix Council Moves Forward On Police Policy And Scrutiny Changes
Phoenix Chief Jeri Williams presented an action plan that came out of concerns from a police community meeting weeks ago. “What I heard loudly and clearly was that some members of the community are tired of talk and want actionable step," she said.
Message To Phoenix City Council: 'Support Our Police Officers
July 3, 2019
940,000 Arizonans Planning To Travel For Fourth Of July
If you are planning on vacationing for the Fourth of July, you are not alone. Whether by planes, trains or automobiles, an estimated 94 million people will travel for the Fourth of July.
July 3, 2019
2 AZ Nonagenarians Share War Stories
As events mark 75 years since the deciding battles of World War II, there are not many left who participated or even remember what life was like during the conflict. Two Arizona residents, now in their 90s, are passing along their memories at a Scottsdale retirement community.
July 3, 2019

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