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Director, Producer Of McCain Documentary Discuss The Film
"John McCain: For Whom The Bell Tolls" is a profile of the 81-year-old McCain. It includes interviews with family, friends, political opponents and McCain himself.
May. 29, 2018
Social Media Provides Watch Dog Role In Racial Incidents
This Tuesday, Starbucks closed its more than 8,000 stores for a four hour anti-bias training course.
May. 29, 2018
AZ Reverend Speaks Out Against Removing Evolution
Last week, Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas announced she intends to limit the use of the word “evolution” in Arizona high schools.
May. 29, 2018
ICE Seeks To Destroy Records Of Reported Abuses
The National Archives and Records Administration, or NARA, seems at first glance fairly innocuous. It’s a quiet library of countless records. Its mission is to plan and manage all government agency and department records — regardless of medium or format.
May. 29, 2018
Below The Rim: The Mules That Fuel The Grand Canyon
Thousands of years ago, someone decided to breed a horse with a donkey. The mule was born. The sturdy hybrids were soon used all over the world. Cars and trucks have mostly replaced them by now, but the beasts of burden still reign supreme at the Grand Canyon. A look at the canyon’s hardest workers in part two of Below The Rim.
May. 29, 2018
4th Administrator Out At Scottsdale Unified School District
Assistant Superintendent Pam Sitton will retire July 31, according to a separation agreement reached with the district. Until then she will remain on paid administrative leave or use vacation time.
May. 29, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Resigns, Creates Domino Effect
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton officially resigned his post at noon Tuesday to focus on a run for Congress.
May. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: North Korea
North Korea's government has long relied on criminal enterprises for cash — such as counterfeiting cigarettes and money — and in recent years they've ventured into other spaces, such as cybercrime.
May. 29, 2018
The Pulse: Saving The Farm
We like to romanticize farming — but the truth is that it’s tough, complicated, sometimes dangerous work. Technology has made some of that work easier, but it’s also brought a whole new set of pressures.
May. 29, 2018
3 World War II Naval Ships Discovered Within A Month
Within the span of a month, the expedition crew of the research vessel Petrel has discovered three naval ships sunk during World War II. The discoveries include the cruiser USS Helena, the aircraft carrier USS Lexington and the USS Juneau.
May. 29, 2018
Artist Makes Us Squirm With
Sometimes, art is meant to make you smile. Sometimes, it’s meant to make you angry, or sad or to make you reflect. Phoenix artist Nathaniel Lewis’s art is meant to make you squirm a little.
May. 29, 2018
Boas: Don
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
May. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: U.S. Separating Children From Parents At Border
Last Friday was National Missing Children’s Day, and there has been a lot of chatter over the weekend about the approximately 1,500 children who have come to the U.S. as unaccompanied minors and are presently unaccounted for.
May. 29, 2018
Ducey Says Creationism Has No Place In Science Curriculum
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said he supports keeping the theory of evolution under Arizona's science standards in public high schools and leaving religious theories of "intelligent design" to literature or history lessons.
May. 29, 2018
Phoenix In Running To Host 2024-2026 NCAA Final Fours
Phoenix courting NCAA representatives this week hoping to host 2024-2026 tournaments.
May. 29, 2018
Free Food Programs Ramp Up In Response To Arizona
Arizona schools and nonprofits increasing efforts to ensure the 60 percent of children in the state on free and reduced get at least one meal a day.
May. 29, 2018
State Water Agency Doesn
The state of Arizona is telling the federal government it does not endorse a water leasing deal between the Central Arizona Project and the Town of Quartzsite.
May. 28, 2018
Tucson School Desegregation Fund In Jeopardy
The second largest school district in Arizona says it cannot afford to lose out on millions of dollars needed to fund its court mandated desegregation programs.
May. 28, 2018
Suns Host NBA Prospects
Aspiring NBA players spent Memorial Day working out for the Phoenix Suns.
May. 28, 2018
Despite Downtown Phoenix Growth, Suburbs Still Popular Office Spots
While Phoenix leaders like to tout downtown as a prime location for companies to move and expand, there remains a market for office space along suburban freeways.
May. 28, 2018

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