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When you go to the movies, you’re expecting an ultra-sensory experience, but one of those senses is assuredly your sight. What if instead you walked down the aisle of a theater and were handed a blindfold with the expectations that you wouldn’t be watching a movie at all but, rather, experiencing it mostly through sound.
Mar. 17, 2017
Colorado River
The Gila River Indian Community has the largest entitlement to central Arizona water and that means they have some flexibility in how they can use that water — or save it for the future, according to Tom Buschatzke, director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources. We also speak with the Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Lewis.
Mar. 17, 2017
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"This budget is literally and figuratively a scorched-earth budget," says Gina McCarthy, former head of the EPA. "It really represents an all out assault on clean air, water, and land."
Mar. 17, 2017
Sky Harbor
The city of Phoenix, and a group of historic central Phoenix neighborhoods, were in court Friday morning in Washington, D.C. They’ve sued the Federal Aviation Administration over changes to flight paths at Sky Harbor.
Mar. 17, 2017
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EMILY’s List, the pro-choice political action committee, is launching a national campaign called “Run To Win” aimed at recruiting and aiding thousands of pro-choice, Democratic women around the country to run for office — and win.
Mar. 17, 2017
The Arizona Court of Appeals Thursday rejected a challenge to Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan. The judges unanimously decided the assessment on hospitals used to bring in federal money is just that, an assessment, and not a tax, as a group of GOP lawmakers had argued.
Mar. 17, 2017
FBI Director James Comey
The NPR Two-Way blog will provide live coverage of the House Intelligence Committee’s public hearing on the investigations into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.
Mar. 17, 2017
Neil Gorsuch
NPR Politics team will live blog the Senate Judiciary Committee's hearings on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mar. 17, 2017
A sign on the road to the border barrier
Wildlife experts say most animals don’t know how to get around barriers. That’s why a proposed uninterrupted wall along the U.S.-Mexican border worries wildlife experts.
Mar. 17, 2017
Dylan Neff and Corryn Cottrell
Snowflake is a small town in eastern Arizona. It’s got more deer and elk than people, and that can make it dangerous to navigate rural roads at night. That’s why students at Snowflake Junior High invented a system of flashing lights to warn drivers when a big animal is nearby.
Mar. 17, 2017
Native Sone
A bold choice is being staged in Phoenix. Theatre critic Robrt Pela has this review.
Mar. 17, 2017
Salt River
For the first time in six years, Arizona had an above average winter – about 150 percent of normal precipitation.
Mar. 17, 2017
The only high school in Arizona built specifically for African-Americans has been added to the Phoenix Historic Property Register. Council members approved the designation for the former George Washington Carver High School based on its age, architectural style and story.
Mar. 17, 2017
medical insurance
A panel of judges has upheld Arizona’s Medicaid expansion. The decision from the state's Appeals Court on Thursday came after years of legal jousting over Arizona’s restoration and expansion of Medicaid for certain groups because of extra funding tied to the Affordable Care Act.
Mar. 17, 2017
No parent should outlive their child, but if they do, employers are not required to allow time off to grieve. On Thursday, Arizona Congress members Paul Gosar and Martha McSally announced their bipartisan bill to federally protect grieving parents.
Mar. 17, 2017
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband NASA astronaut Mark Kelly have selected the next front for their advocacy efforts against gun violence – their home state of Arizona.
Mar. 16, 2017
Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission
The last remaining legal challenge to Arizona’s 2012 political redistricting has been rejected.
Mar. 16, 2017
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Boeing was awarded a multibillion dollar U.S. Army contract Thursday to supply Apache helicopters to the Saudi Arabian government.
Mar. 16, 2017
Basketball
Well, he may not be shooting hoops at the White House basketball court anymore, but Barack Obama is still filling out brackets and in his Final Four picks you might see a familiar name.
Mar. 16, 2017
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Game shows like The Price is Right may seem like everlasting dynasties, but there's a story behind each and every game show on TV. This episode of Planet Money takes a dive into world of game shows.
Mar. 16, 2017

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