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Current Events And Social Media Increase Stress
Anxiety in recovering patients can be exacerbated by certain times of year, like holidays or anniversaries, but increasingly, current events and social media are causing patients to seek treatment.
Feb. 9, 2018
New Maricopa County Jail, Intake Facility Under Construction
The Maricopa County Intake, Transfer and Release facility will have 512 beds for short-term detention and 1,280 beds for longer-term incarceration. The site will also house physical and mental health facilities.
Feb. 9, 2018
Yuma Republicans Nominate Three To Fill Former Rep. Don Shooter
Don Shooter's replacement will be chosen Monday from the three nominated by the Yuma County Board of Supervisors.
Feb. 9, 2018
Untold Arizona: Tracing Arizona’s Turquoise Legacy Through Time
The state’s official gemstone once adorned Egyptian pharaohs and Aztec rulers, but to Arizonans it’s the stone of silver-set belt buckles, Sedona artists, Scottsdale galleries – and a rich Native American cultural heritage. Join us as we trace turquoise’s story from its archaeological past to it uncertain future.
Feb. 9, 2018
Untold Arizona: El Tiradito Is No Ordinary Shrine
In Tucson’s Barrio Viejo evidence of the city’s Mexican heritage is everywhere. Visitors come from all over to eat tacos, to admire adobe architecture, and if they know where to go, they can make a wish too at El Tiradito.
Feb. 9, 2018
Great Hearts Academies Reversing Course On
Charter school organization Great Hearts Academies is reversing course on a policy that local advocacy groups, including the Arizona ACLU, have called discriminatory.
Feb. 9, 2018
Court Rules Hopi Can Challenge Use Of Recycled Water For Snowbowl
An Arizona tribe will be able to challenge the use of treated wastewater to make snow, even on public lands.
Feb. 9, 2018
Despite Absence, McCain Still Influential On Capitol Hill, Colleagues Say
Sen. John McCain continues to undergo treatment for brain cancer in Arizona. Despite his absence in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, his daughter and several Senate colleagues say he remains influential on Capitol Hill.
Feb. 8, 2018
AG Calls For Supreme Court Oversight on Class Action Lawsuits
Spurred by a class action settlement from Google, Brnovich is calling for Supreme Court oversight on settlements.
Feb. 8, 2018
Former CBP Supervisor Faces Sentencing In Case Tied To Arizona
A former supervisor for U.S. Customs and Border Protection faces sentencing in April for buying guns in Arizona and illegally taking them to California.
Feb. 8, 2018
Education Expert On Disruptions That Could Revolutionize The Field
Education is changing, both in Arizona and across the country, as leaders debate new models and ways of teaching students.
Feb. 8, 2018
The Goals And Challenges Of Phoenix
Friday night, the Phoenix-based Black Theatre Troupe will begin performances of its latest play, "Lines in the Dust." Here to talk about the goals of the troupe and its challenges is David Hemphill, longtime executive director
Feb. 8, 2018
Arvind Varsani is a molecular virologist at Arizona State University, which means he studies viruses.
Feb. 8, 2018
The Historical Context Of Military Parades And The U.S.
President Trump has spoken to the Pentagon about staging an event in Washington that would be reminiscent of the Bastille Day Parade he saw in Paris. That kind of parade would dramatically differ from U.S. tradition. Here to put this into context is ASU history professor Kyle Longley.
Feb. 8, 2018
What Happens If The U.S. Reaches
Job creation has been strong and the unemployment rate sits at 4.1 percent. But what if the nation reaches so-called “full” employment? What could that mean for economic growth? Here to talk about that is Aparna Mathur, resident scholar in economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
Feb. 8, 2018
Progressive Political Groups Introduce Arizona Sunrise Agenda
This morning at the Arizona House of Representatives, speakers from progressive political groups will announce a five-point plan for a blue Arizona they call the Arizona Sunrise Agenda.
Feb. 8, 2018
FAA Is Taking Public Input On Altered Flight Paths
The Federal Aviation Administration changed flight paths out of Phoenix Sky Harbor in 2014 to, as they said, make the planes more efficient when they leave the airport going West.
Feb. 8, 2018
Utility Regulator Wants 80% Of Arizona
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin wants 80 percent of the state’s energy to come from clean sources by 2050.
Feb. 8, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Grabbing Some Grub At Food Truck Friday
Listen to the sounds of Ashley Collet grabbing lunch from a food truck.
Feb. 8, 2018
Delivery Robot Bill Rolls Through House Committee
Arizonans could soon find themselves sharing the sidewalks with armies of small six-wheeled automated robots delivering everything from lunch and groceries to the mail.
Feb. 8, 2018

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