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The Takeaway: 300 Students Killed By The Government — Mexico
Today, October 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Tlatelolco Massacre — an event that has marked and shaped Mexican history for the decades since.
Oct. 2, 2018
Q&AZ: Where Did The Recovery Devices On Gas Station Nozzles Go?
Gas stations pumps across the United States used to have rubber boots on the nozzles. KJZZ listener Tom Kovacevich noticed the absence and asked about it via Q&AZ. In 2012, the EPA issued updated rulings on vapor recovery devices, calling the rubber boots redundant.
Oct. 2, 2018
Studies In Healthy People Aim To Prevent Alzheimer
Clinics throughout the United States and some other countries are signing up participants — the only studies of this type enrolling healthy older people.
Oct. 2, 2018
Student Massacre In Mexico Classified As State Crime 50 Years Later
Every October the second, thousands rally in Mexico City to remember a massacre in 1968. Fifty years later, the Mexican government admits it was a State crime. But some questions remain.
Oct. 1, 2018
New Report Calls For Arizona Juvenile Court Changes
It’s been over 50 years since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that originated in Arizona gave juveniles the same due-process under the law as adults. But juvenile justice in Arizona may still have unequal representation.
Oct. 1, 2018
Alcohol-Related Violations Decrease On Main UA Campus
The University of Arizona has released its federally-required annual “Campus Safety, Security and Fire Report” detailing a wide variety of crimes on all its campuses.
Oct. 1, 2018
Prescott To Contribute $50,000 To Fallen Hotshots Memorial
The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership chose the design. The group formed soon after the tragic event and has been working for several years on a plan to honor the hotshots.
Oct. 1, 2018
New Trade Agreement In The Region Raises The Bar In Mexico
Canada finally agreed to sign a revised free trade agreement with Mexico and the United States. In the next months, the governments from the three countries will have to revise it and, if accepted, ratify it.
Oct. 1, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Won
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case that challenged a uranium mining ban on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. In 2012 the Obama administration banned new mining claims on 1 million acres outside the national park.
Oct. 1, 2018
Survey: LGBT Elders Face More Hurdles As They Age
Being diagnosed with dementia can present a number of challenges. But a new study by the LGBT advocacy group SAGE and the Alzheimer’s Association found that LGBT elders could face even more hurdles as they age.
Oct. 1, 2018
$30M ASU Gift Starts Community Investment Program In Maryvale
The city of Phoenix is divided into 15 different villages. Now, one of the largest gifts ever made to Arizona State University will help the school focus on the largest village — Maryvale. ASU's public policy school is being renamed the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, following a $30 million gift.
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Oct. 1, 2018
Water Thieves Of The West Take Notice: This Sheriff’s Deputy Is Watching
It’s been a hot, dry summer in the Southwest. In farming communities near the Four Corners, water supplies are scarce. And during dry times like these, some people are willing to do just about anything to get more of it - including stealing it. Meet the man who’s tasked with tracking them down. He’s known as “the water sheriff.”
Oct. 1, 2018
Some Men Feel Left Out Of Society In #MeToo Era
The #MeToo movement has shed a light on the experiences of millions of women in the United States, but there is another side to the story, according to Andrew Yarrow. Yarrow spent the last two years talking to hundreds of men who he said are being left out of modern American society.
Oct. 1, 2018
More International Visitors Coming To U.S.
Slightly more international visitors came to the United States in 2017 than the year before. Specifically, there was a 0.7 percent increase from 2016. The biggest gains were from countries including South Korea and Brazil and there was a drop in the number of visitors coming from Mexico.
Oct. 1, 2018
Trucking Companies Pushing For Use Of Federal Standards
Groups representing trucking companies want Congress to pre-empt California from imposing its rules on drivers. It appears, however, that Congress is not going to include the provision, known as the Denham Amendment, in a bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration.
Oct. 1, 2018
Arizona Prepares For Low Temperatures, Flooding
Hurricane Rosa lost some momentum over the weekend and is now a tropical storm. It brings welcome relief from high temperatures, but much of Arizona is on high alert for more rain and possible flash flooding.
Oct. 1, 2018
Study: U.S. School Funding Linked To Upward Mobility
In America, it’s supposed to be true that we can all achieve more than our parents. In academia it’s called upward mobility, and it’s at the heart of a new study that looks at the generational impact of funding — or under-funding — our schools.
Oct. 1, 2018
How Emergency Managers Harness The Power Of Helpers
When a disaster hits a community — natural or otherwise — there is usually a group of people who follow to help. The assistance can range from search and rescue to rebuilding to organizing food to any number of other activities. This concept is called “mass assault,” and has been around for almost 50 years.
Oct. 1, 2018
Flooding In N. Carolina Waterways Spark Fears Of Pollution
More than two weeks after Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas with high winds and a storm surge of up to six feet, NASA satellites are tracking the resulting flooding — and the images are stark.
Oct. 1, 2018
What New NAFTA Deal Could Mean For Arizona
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal. The Trump administration said the deal is a “great deal for all countries” and serves as a win for his administration ahead of the midterm elections.
Oct. 1, 2018

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