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One aspect of Thursday’s expected action by teachers that enters into the realm of semantics is whether it should be characterized as a strike or a walkout. For more on that, The Show turned to ASU law professor Zachary Kramer.
Apr. 25, 2018
Arizona Legislators Discuss Ways To Fund Teacher Pay Raise
As teachers get set to strike Thursday, state lawmakers are talking about ways to get educators a raise. Governor Ducey continues to pitch his plan, but Representative Noel Campbell wants his colleagues to refer a three-year, one-cent sales tax increase to the ballot.
Apr. 25, 2018
Arizona educators are preparing for what’s predicted to be the biggest teacher strike in the country Thursday. Wednesday marks almost a month of morning rallies calling for more money in the classroom, for teacher and support staff pay.
Apr. 25, 2018
ASU Offering Tourism And Management Program In Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is probably best known for a couple of things: the London Bridge and being a haven for spring breakers. But the presence of an ASU location there has led to a greater focus on higher education. Now a new bachelor’s degree program in tourism and management aims to expand on that.
Apr. 25, 2018
Administration Has 90 Days To Explain Why It Wants To Stop DACA
A federal judge ruled Tuesady that protections must stay in place for those who hold DACA permits and that the government must resume accepting new applications.
Apr. 25, 2018
For Parents, Walkout Raises Questions About Where To Send Kids
Arizona parents are figuring out where to send their kids Thursday if their child’s school is closed for the walkout.
Apr. 25, 2018
How Did 8th District Voter Turnout Compare To Regular Election?
To break down some of the numbers, The Show turned to Garrett Archer, senior analyst for the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
Apr. 25, 2018
As Republican Lesko Heads To D.C., Dems See Opportunity
Debbie Lesko won the race for Arizona's 8th Congressional District on Tuesday night. She’ll represent the northwest Valley in Congress.
Apr. 25, 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.
Apr. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Trump Admin
Oral arguments begin Wednesday at the U.S. Supreme Court in a lawsuit intended to block President Donald Trump's third version of a "travel ban" extending to mainly Muslim-majority countries.
Apr. 25, 2018
Legal Program For Detained Immigrants Has AZ Roots
The United States currently has backlog of immigration cases approaching 700,000. Citing a need for financial oversight, the Trump administration has chosen to suspend a national program that grew from the model created by the Florence Project.
Apr. 25, 2018
Proposal To Rename Phoenix Park To Honor Community Leader
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board will consider renaming a park at its meeting Thursday night.
Apr. 24, 2018
Activist: Arizonans
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has given the Trump administration 90 days to explain why the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is illegal. Otherwise, it will have to start taking new applicants.
Apr. 24, 2018
Phoenix Approves Rainbow Crosswalks To Support LGBTQ Community
Phoenix will soon have its first rainbow crosswalks to show support for the LGBTQ community and a merchants group hopes to see even more colorful crosswalks.
Apr. 24, 2018
Arizona Hotel Occupancy Rate 3rd Highest In U.S.
Tourism tax dollars contributed more than $850 million to Arizona's general fund last year. Lodging taxes account for about one-fifth of that.
Apr. 24, 2018
Superintendent Douglas: Teacher Strike Is
“I implore the teachers of Arizona not to do this and not to hurt our children and our families,” said Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas at an Arizona State Board of Education meeting Monday.
Apr. 24, 2018
Teacher Strike Could Impact Students With Special Needs
Teachers across Arizona are planning a walkout Thursday, and some parents, especially those who have children with disabilities, are worried about the impact on their kids.
Apr. 24, 2018
GAO: Hopi And Navajo Relocation Help Still Needed
Four decades ago the federal government halted a century-old Navajo-Hopi land dispute by dividing the land among the two tribes. The order displaced thousands of families. A federal study shows some of them are still without homes promised to them.
Apr. 24, 2018
Rocky Point Port Could Be Completed In Public-Private Partnership
Officials in the state of Sonora have long lobbied Mexico’s federal government for funding to build a port for cruise ships just 60 miles south of the Arizona border, and now they’re considering turning to the private sector to help complete the project.
Apr. 24, 2018
Gas Prices Are On The Rise In Arizona
The average gas price in Arizona is currently $2.80 per gallon, which is about six cents higher than it was just a week ago. So what is pumping up the prices?
Apr. 24, 2018

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