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Iris Van Herpen Design Exhibition Comes To Phoenix Art Museum
You don’t have to understand fashion to be in awe of van Herpen’s creations. They are meticulously sewn, fused and shaped by hand for months before the final piece is done.
Feb. 23, 2018
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It's time for our Friday NewsCap. Joining us to talk about guns on campus and the latest developments in the 8th Congressional District race are Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez — he is also Arizona’s former superintendent of Public Instruction — and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Feb. 23, 2018
ADOT Prepares Snowplow Crews For Storm In Northern Arizona
A winter weather advisory has been issued for the Flagstaff area. According to the Associated Press, new snowfall in Flagstaff and Williams may reach up to four inches by 8 p.m. tonight.
Feb. 23, 2018
Pediatrician Working To Identify, Mitigate Adverse Childhood Experiences
A new report from a group called Child Trends finds Arizona is one of five states in which as many as one in seven kids had experienced three or more adverse childhood experiences. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has been studying these experiences, and she joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about her findings.
Feb. 23, 2018
 Bill Aims To Make Tuition Waiver Program For Foster Kids Permanent
A small fraction of kids who have been in the foster care system end up earning a college degree. That’s why, five years ago, the state Legislature established a tuition waiver pilot program for young people who are in foster care to help them attend a state university or community college. But, it will expire this summer if the program isn’t made permanent.
Feb. 23, 2018
Nonprofits Protest Against Adding More Resource Officers At School
After Columbine, between 1997 and 2007, police officers in schools, aka “school resource officers” jumped by 38 percent, according to the Department of Justice.
Feb. 23, 2018
Prescott
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott has elevated its business department to a full-fledged school, starting this semester. Here to talk about it is the new business school’s interim chair, Thomas Drape.
Feb. 23, 2018
Supreme Court To Hear Case On Union
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case Janus v. AFSCME. At the core of the case is the issue of “fair share fees” — which pay for the costs of collective bargaining and grievance procedures for every worker, not just those who are union members.
Feb. 23, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Tinder For A Kidney
In 2015, Lori Interlicchio and Alana Duran swiped right on each other's Tinder profiles. But Alana had lupus. Her kidneys were failing. And after just three dates, Lori was thinking about offering to see if she could be a potential kidney donor match.
Feb. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: How Do We Keep A School Safe?
How do we keep America’s schools safe? That’s the question students and lawmakers are asking following last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. President Trump has suggested arming teachers, while other schools have implemented measures like security cameras and metal detectors.
Feb. 23, 2018
Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash Victim Dies, 3 Still Critical
A British tourist who was pulled from the wreckage of a fiery helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon died from his injuries Thursday, according to Nevada authorities.
Feb. 23, 2018
Bill Would Allow Pharmacists To Tell Patients About Cheaper Options
Some prescription transactions could cost consumers less if they’d paid in cash rather than rely on insurance co-pays. Right now in Arizona, if there’s a cheaper option available some pharmacists are prohibited from telling you. But that could soon change.
Feb. 23, 2018
Air Canada Launches Direct Flight From Phoenix to Montreal
Air Canada has launched a new air service from Phoenix to Montreal, Quebec.
Feb. 23, 2018
Attorney: Montenegro Was ‘Grooming’ Staffer For Sexual Relationship
Stephanie Holford, who sent a topless photo to congressional candidate Steve Montenegro issued a statement through her lawyer on Thursday. Her lawyer also released text messages.
Feb. 22, 2018
Principal Starts GoFundMe To Help Keep School Safety Officer
The federal grant money to fund that school officer has run out, and another grant that could have helped keep the officer on staff was denied.
Feb. 22, 2018
 Navajos Settle Voting Rights Lawsuit
A small victory for Native American voting rights this week: Navajos who once worried they’d have to drive hours to cast their ballots in Utah said a new settlement is a step forward.
Feb. 22, 2018
Lawsuit Aims To Help Some Temporary Protected Status Holders Get Green Cards
An immigrant rights group is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for denying some Temporary Protected Status holders the chance to get green cards.
Feb. 22, 2018
Arizona Officials Prepare For Challenging Wildfire Season
State fire and safety officials are sounding the alarm ahead of the upcoming fire season.
Feb. 22, 2018
New Book Calls Out Lack Of Diversity In Silicon Valley
A new book calls out Silicon Valley for not being diverse enough — especially when it comes to a lack of female leaders at the top of the corporate ladder. That book is called "Brotopia: Breaking up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley" and its author, Emily Chang, is here to talk about it.
Feb. 22, 2018
How Large A Problem Are Chemical Weapons In The Middle East?
Reports indicate that the government of Syria continues to use chemical weapons — despite outcry from most of the international community. Here to talk about the efforts of the Middle East Chemical Weapons Task Force is Orde Kittrie, a law professor at ASU.
Feb. 22, 2018

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