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Union: Border Patrol Won
The U.S. Border Patrol is hiring, and it's aggressively recruiting new agents. But some within the agency are warning that the hiring process is still too slow to keep up with the number of people leaving the agency.
Jan. 9, 2018
Ducey Proposes Plan To Close Recession-Era Education Funding Deficits
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has revealed more details about public school funding in next year’s state budget proposal. The governor’s plan includes $400 million of additional K-12 funding and a plan to close recession-era cuts to capital needs budgets.
Jan. 9, 2018
 Hospitals Experiencing Shortages Of IV Bags, Tamiflu
Hospitals nationwide are experiencing a shortage of intravenous bags, or IV bags. This comes as the number of flu cases are accelerating. Another casualty of the increase in flu cases is the shortage of Tamiflu, the antiviral medication that treats the flu.
Jan. 9, 2018
Study: Phoenix Water More Affordable Than Other Large Cities
A new study puts Phoenix’s water as the most affordable among big U.S. cities. Manny Teodoro, associate professor at Texas A & M University, said that compared to other cities, Phoenix's water charges are progressive.
Jan. 9, 2018
 Reporter Weighs In On Court Case Over Rio Grande Water Usage
Water fights are nothing new in the Western U.S. Arizona and California battled for decades, and, though there’s more cooperation now, states that use Colorado River water are attempting to plan to make sure there’s enough for the short and long-term futures.
Jan. 9, 2018
Gov. Ducey Unveils Plan to Add Money to Schools
Gov. Doug Ducey touched on a number of issues yesterday in his State of the State speech — from prison recidivism to wrong-way drivers to sexual harassment. He also announced plans to soon call a special session of the legislature to deal with the opioid epidemic. Joining me now to talk about the governor’s speech, and the reaction to it is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 9, 2018
 What Can Women Do To Fight For Equal Pay?
Carrie Gracie worked for BBC News for 30 years before resigning this week. She was one of the most senior journalists there, but left her position in protest of what she called the network’s “secretive and illegal” pay culture that paid women less than men. This shines a light on the pay gap between men and women that still persists.
Jan. 9, 2018
 Law Professor Explains Dismissal Of Case Against Rancher Cliven Bundy
The felony case against Cliven Bundy, his two sons and a militia leader has been tossed out by a federal judge. The case had generated headlines because of an armed standoff in Nevada between Bundy and his allies and federal agents in 2014. With me to explain is Karen Bradshaw, associate law professor at ASU’s O’Connor College of Law.
Jan. 9, 2018
Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protected Status For Salvadorans
The Trump Administration has ended a program known as Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for citizens of El Salvador.
Jan. 9, 2018
Fountain Hills Designated International Dark Sky Community
“You don’t need to have light that isn’t shielded,” said Fountain Hills Dark Sky Association co-chair Joe Bill.” It really basically obscures the sky so you can’t see the stars that some of us enjoyed growing up.”
Jan. 9, 2018
Need Your Space? How Workplaces Are Changing — Again
It wasn’t that long ago companies like Google and Facebook attracted attention for what seemed like innovative workplace perks – things like free catered meals, game rooms and on-site services like dry cleaning.
Jan. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Privacy Rights Head To The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will hear arguments today over whether a driver should be granted privacy in a rental car when his or her name isn’t listed on the agreement as an authorized driver.
Jan. 9, 2018
CES Unveils What Future Fully Automated Consumer Cars Will Look Like
The Consumer Electronics Show opened Tuesday in Las Vegas with fully automated cars vying for attention.
Jan. 9, 2018
The Pulse: Chasing Good Health Despite Stereotype
How a running club aims to improve health and participation in a traditionally white sport.
Jan. 9, 2018
Joe Arpaio Says He Will Run For Arizona U.S. Senate Seat
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Jeff Flake.
Jan. 9, 2018
Why Arizona Colleges Are Stepping Up Their Work In Mexico
Universities across the Southwest are stepping up the work they do with counterparts in Mexico. They’re looking for ways to send more exchange students and to do more scientific research together.
Jan. 9, 2018
Ducey Touches On Water In State Of State
In Monday's State of the State address, Gov. Doug Ducey touched on his effort to reshape water policy.
Jan. 9, 2018
Measurable Snow Expected For Flagstaff
A storm front moving in Tuesday night is expected to bring much needed snow fall for Flagstaff.
Jan. 9, 2018
Salvadorans In Arizona To Lose Temporary Protected Status
A Tucson man says death awaits him if he returns to El Salvador when he's no longer eligible to stay in the United States under Temporary Protected Status.
Jan. 9, 2018
President Trump: Give Private Broadband Companies Access To Public Lands
President Trump signed an executive order Jan. 8 to increase broadband access in rural America. The order directed the Interior Department to allow private high-speed broadband companies to build equipment on public land.
Jan. 8, 2018

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