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Boas: The Achievement Gap Between Rich And Poor Kids
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Sept. 16, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Israeli Voters Head Back To The Polls
Israeli voters head back to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another term.
Sept. 16, 2019
Arrests Dramatically Drop Along U.S.-Mexico Border
The number of people arrested and detained at the U.S.-Mexico border dropped substantially in August.
Sept. 16, 2019
Scooter Pilot Program Launches In Downtown Phoenix
Electric scooters can now be rented in Phoenix. The six-month pilot program launched Monday.
Sept. 16, 2019
Invitation Company Doesnt Have To Serve Same-Sex Couples
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the owners of Brush & Nib Studios have a constitutional right to refuse to produce wedding invitations for same-sex couples despite a Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance.
Sept. 16, 2019
Jewish Organization Works To Secure Synagogues
As Jewish-Americans around the country prepare to enter their High Holy Days beginning with Rosh Hashanah in less than two weeks, many are looking at security within their synagogues.
Sept. 16, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: Phoenix Shelter A Brief Respite For Migrants Coming To U.S.
After crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and spending two or three days in government custody, these asylum-seekers have arrived at the Phoenix Welcome Center. It’s a new facility run by the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian group with a chapter in Arizona.
Special Report: 'Tracing The Migrant Journey'
Sept. 16, 2019
Increased Recycling Rates Are Here To Stay
Republic Services has begun rejecting collected recyclables it now classifies as contaminated. In some cases, the items can get processed, but for a higher price. Now, Camden County, New Jersey — the birthplace of U.S. recycling — has filed suit against the company.
Sept. 16, 2019
Phoenix Docs Launch Program For Minorities In Medicine
Two Valley doctors have launched a nonprofit to help boost the number of minorities in medicine. Their nonprofit, ElevateMeD, will provide scholarships, mentoring and financial management education to underrepresented medical students.
Sept. 16, 2019
Scientists Discover New Species Of Ancient Flying Reptile
Scientists have discovered a new species of ancient flying reptile based on fossils unearthed in southern Alberta, Canada. They’re calling it the "Frozen Dragon of the North Wind."
Sept. 16, 2019
Food Insecurity In Arizona Might Get Worse
About 50,000 Arizonans on the federal food stamp program would be affected by recent changes being made to the program. And that could have big health consequences, especially for children.
Sept. 16, 2019
Havasupai Work To Bridge Digital Divide In Grand Canyon
The most isolated Native American Tribe in the continental United States is finally expanding its broadband internet. And it hasn’t been easy. But if the Havasupai Tribe can install reliable high speed internet at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, they may bridge the digital divide for other tribes.
Sept. 16, 2019
UA Scientists Track Animal Evolution Based On Diet
The study suggests species can date their diet back to the first multicellular organisms, and UA evolutionary biologist John Wiens believes that organism was a carnivore.
Sept. 16, 2019
Phoenix Council To Discuss Police Oversight
On Tuesday, Phoenix council members will hold a work study session to discuss civilian oversight of the police department.
Sept. 16, 2019
Maricopa County Joins Nation To End New AIDS Cases By 2030
The Maricopa Integrated Health System is joining a national movement to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as Maricopa County is one of 48 counties with the highest rate of new infections in the U.S.
Sept. 15, 2019
Nurses Report On Health Conditions At Border
Recently, nurses from the Registered Nurses Response Network returned from a mission to a Tucson-area shelter for asylum seekers.
Sept. 15, 2019
ASU And Infosys Partner For Innovation
Indian technology company Infosys opened its Technology and Innovation Center at ASU's SkySong and plans to hire 1,000 Arizonans by 2023.
Sept. 14, 2019
Ruling Expected In Phoenix Religious Exemptions Case
The Arizona Supreme Court will issue a ruling Monday morning that will decide whether business owners can deny service to customers based on those owners’ religious beliefs.
Sept. 14, 2019
Naturally Occurring Fires Contained After Burning 9,000 Acres
Two naturally occurring fires near the Tonto National Forest have been contained but only after burning almost 9,000 acres of land.
Sept. 13, 2019
Reimbursement Deadline Nears For Groups That Helped Migrant Families
Monday night is the deadline for Arizona nonprofits and churches to apply for reimbursement of money they spent to host migrant families dropped off by federal authorities.
Sept. 13, 2019

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