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The Tinder Fire has burned for nearly a week in Coconino County, and so far, lower winds and high humidity have helped keep the progression of the fire down.
May. 3, 2018
Gov. Ducey signed the education funding portion of the budget early this morning, giving teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020. It’s a plan he first introduced weeks ago in an attempt to head off the teacher walkout that’s been going on for the last six days across the state.
May. 3, 2018
On this Thursday morning, the Arizona House finished work on the new state budget while the Senate had voted on the package of bills earlier in the day.
May. 3, 2018
Texas, and six other states, sued the federal government this week, arguing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program is unconstitutional and should be ended.
May. 3, 2018
Voters will decide whether to move non-partisan elections for the mayor and Phoenix City Council from the fall of odd-numbered years to November of even-numbered years to coincide with statewide general elections.
May. 3, 2018
The AIA has pulled the credentials and banned photographers Jeff and Zach Edgington, known as “The Edge Twins,” over allegations of inappropriate conduct.
May. 3, 2018
Band teachers put down their batons and picked up their own instruments, marching to a different drum on the Capitol lawn with the #RedForEd movement.
May. 3, 2018
After the Legislature stayed in session all night, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill early this morning granting teachers an average 19 percent pay increase within three years.
May. 3, 2018
The Maricopa County Stadium District and the Arizona Diamondbacks have reached a potential settlement in a legal battle over the future of Chase Field, and officials want the public to weigh in on the proposal before it goes to a vote on May 9.
May. 2, 2018
Arizona’s teacher strike has drawn thousands of people to the Capitol since last Thursday. Educators in rural Arizona cities, where schools have stayed open out of necessity, want their voices heard too.
May. 2, 2018
A new lawsuit to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program threatens to add to the list of conflicting decisions on the future of the program that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
May. 2, 2018
The Phoenix Suns have announced their new head coach, and it’s a name familiar to longtime Suns fans.
May. 2, 2018
Rain and snow have helped firefighters battling the Tinder Fire, which has burned more than 11,000 acres in North-Central Arizona, but hundreds of people remain evacuated.
May. 2, 2018
With the sea of red on the capitol grounds this week, you might’ve missed the students in orange.
May. 2, 2018
Teachers in other states have also been trying to communicate the need for more funding. We’ve heard a lot from educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma but today we're here with the results of another western state's movement.
May. 2, 2018
The deadliest gunfight in Arizona history didn’t happen at the storied OK Corral. It also wasn’t a classic Wild West shootout, it was over the federal government’s draft into what would become the First World War.
May. 2, 2018
As our climate continues to warm here in the desert, sustainably growing food could become a serious challenge. Researchers at the University of Arizona are working to find new ways to approach agriculture and they’ve come up with one that’s garnering some attention.
May. 2, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Is Your Leader Too Charismatic?
Charismatic people have great vision. But a great leader also needs to make sure things get done. On this week's edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore how you can have too much of a good thing when it comes to charisma.
May. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Lost in the United States: From Teenage Migrants to Sex Trafficking Victims
In Marion, Ohio, a city of about 35,000 people an hour north of Columbus, eight migrant teenagers from Guatemala found themselves trapped in a trafficking ring in 2014.
May. 2, 2018
As more employers are scrambling to fill open positions, they're increasingly turning to teens to take the jobs. That has led to a 13.9 percent drop in teen unemployment during a 12-month average, the lowest year-round average since 2001.
May. 2, 2018

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