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The Takeaway: Legendary Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead At 76
Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking passed away this morning at the age of 76. Hawking was renowned for his investigations into physics's most enigmatic subject: the black hole. Hawking revolutionized the field of cosmology many times over, continuing to upend how we understand black holes, relativity, and the origins of the universe.
Mar. 14, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The High Price Of Accountability
It's important to hold people accountable for their negative behavior. But it can be more impactful to focus on the behaviors we want to see continue, as opposed to giving energy to avoiding the negative. Psychologists Doctor Art Markman and Doctor Bob Duke share a deeper explanation of this topic.
Mar. 14, 2018
Silicon Valley-based blood testing company Theranos and its chief executive officer agreed to settle fraud charges with federal regulators Wednesday. A consumer lawsuit from Arizona’s attorney general was settled late last year.
Mar. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: The New CIA Director
Gina Haspel, President Trump's nominee for CIA director, is most well known for her role in running a CIA "black site" in Thailand in the aftermath of 9/11, where she oversaw interrogation techniques often described as tantamount to torture.
Mar. 14, 2018
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake said he’s feeling positive about President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA director Mike Pompeo.
Mar. 14, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey won't promise to veto new tax cuts, even as he says the state is putting as much money as it can into public education. In fact, the governor is already committed to sign at least one measure that will cut state revenue by up to $15 million a year. That amid growing complaints from teachers and educators who say the state is short-changing public schools.
Mar. 14, 2018
Hoping to prevent a future school shooting in Arizona, a Senate panel agreed yesterday to set up a statewide hotline where students can anonymously report dangerous activities and threats.
Mar. 14, 2018
Border Patrol Union Rep: Trump
The union that Border Patrol agent Chris Harris is a member of endorsed Donald Trump for president. On Tuesday, the commander-in-chief visited California to get his first in-person look at the border wall prototypes. Trump’s gesture meant a lot to border patrol agents, Harris said.
Mar. 14, 2018
A payroll processing company will soon be issuing more paychecks in Phoenix.
Mar. 14, 2018
The city of Tempe completed its first entirely mail-in election Tuesday.
Mar. 14, 2018
The ACLU of Arizona has sent demand letters to over 100 charter schools across the state demanding immediate changes to their enrollment policies.
Mar. 14, 2018
Phoenix is close to signing a multimillion-dollar deal to help bring the Thunderbird School of Global Management downtown.
Mar. 14, 2018
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake returned to the Senate floor Tuesday to request immediate passage of his bipartisan bill to provide a temporary solution for DACA recipients facing potential deportation.
Mar. 13, 2018
The walkouts are made to bring awareness to gun violence in schools, after the recent tragic shooting in a Florida school.
Mar. 13, 2018
The Arizona Game and Fish Department tried to stop the release, fearing it would disrupt fish reproduction.
Mar. 13, 2018
A new study from researchers at the University of Missouri found that only 37.2 percent of working millennials have retirement accounts. And that has some serious implications for the future. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with Dr. Rui Yao more about the study.
Mar. 13, 2018
Spring training baseball is happening all around the Valley, but there's a very different kind of baseball being played in some corners of the state. It’s vintage baseball.
Mar. 13, 2018
Technology changes in dramatic ways every day, and we’ve seen a lot of very popular programs simply disappear. But now a team from Yale University is working to restore some obsolete software applications. To learn more, The Show's Steve Goldstein is joined by Euan Cochrane, digital preservation manager at Yale.
Mar. 13, 2018
A bill that passed the Senate and is making its way through the House would allow Arizonans to pay their income taxes with bitcoin. So, what does it mean that Arizona’s revenue authorities might recognize it? For more on that, The Show's Lauren Gilger got a hold Senator Warren Petersen, who introduced this bill.
Mar. 13, 2018
A bill making its way through the state Legislature would require medical marijuana sold at state-regulated dispensaries to be tested for mold, disease-causing bacteria and “other harmful adulterants.” Here to talk about this is Will Humble, former director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Mar. 13, 2018

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