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Arizona Cardinals Make Big Changes For Future
The Arizona Cardinals are in the midst of a lot of change. Their head coach and longtime starting quarterback both retired at the end of last season. And last night, in the first round of the NFL draft, the Cardinals made a big move for their future.
Apr. 27, 2018
Leaders Of Colorado River Indian Tribes Face Recall
A potential recall of leaders of the Colorado River Indian Tribes has roots in a potential deal to lease out tribal water.
Apr. 27, 2018
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Arizona teachers, of course, are not the only ones striking. Colorado teachers marched on their capitol Thursday as well, and there have been teacher strikes in West Virginia and Oklahoma in the last several weeks.
Apr. 27, 2018
Companies Recognize Buying Power Of Women Of Color
It used to be that when you bought an item in the color “nude,” like nylons or shoes, it would be the same light beige. But today, you can get your makeup — and your nylons, shoes or just about anything else that comes in nude — in shades that match any skin color.
Apr. 27, 2018
Research Reveals Cost Of K-12 Education In Arizona
The debate has reignited over how much Arizona spends on K-12 education. Should taxes be raised to help provide more funding for new school construction, all-day kindergarten and refilling prior state investments that were cut during the Great Recession?
Apr. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: Korean Leaders Pledge Denuclearization and End to Korean War
For the first time in over half a century, a North Korean leader crossed the country’s southern border today. Kim Jong-un met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the newly renovated "Peace House" as part of the two countries' third summit.
Apr. 27, 2018
After 2nd Day At Capitol, Some Teachers Prepared To Keep Striking
For the second day in a row Arizona teachers skipped the classrooms and heading to the Arizona Capitol. Teachers are meeting Friday and Saturday to discuss whether to continue their strike.
Estimated Crowd Of 50,000 March For #RedForEd
Apr. 27, 2018
Teachers At Phoenix School Choose Field Trip Over Walkout
“We knew that this was what we needed to do for the kids,” said Paradise Valley Unified School District teacher Julie Schenk. “The hard part is not being there with our colleagues.”
Apr. 26, 2018
Arizona Parents Adjust To A Day Without (Most) Teachers
“It did throw a little wrench in our plans, but I understand why they’re doing it and I applaud them," said parent Daniel Wise. "It’s different, but they deserve what they deserve.”
Apr. 26, 2018
Estimated Crowd Of 50,000 March For #RedForEd
Teachers say it’s been years and years of chronically underfunded classrooms that led to them walking out. The mood was controlled as the crowd gathered at Chase Field before walking almost two miles through downtown.
Superintendent Has A Warning For Teachers Walking Out
Apr. 26, 2018
Arizona-Mexico Town Hall Tackles Bilateral Trade Issues
Business leaders and government leaders from Arizona and the neighboring state of Sonora will discuss ways to increase trade across the border in small-group meetings in Sonora on Friday.
Apr. 26, 2018
CDC Recommends Public Avoid Romaine Lettuce
The CDC reported 84 people nationwide are sick with E. coli, including five in Arizona.
Apr. 26, 2018
Priced Out: When Recovering Home Prices Leave Some Behind
Over half the country’s home prices are now at or above pre-recession levels. For many homeowners, that is good news as they regain equity lost during the housing crash. But, for some trying to buy a first home, rising home prices, combined with stricter lending requirements, means they are getting priced out.
Apr. 26, 2018
Ducey Signs Navajo Generating Station Buyer Incentive
Two joint buyers expressed interest in purchasing a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation. This news came as Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation that would exempt coal used at the plant from the state’s sales tax.
Apr. 26, 2018
PTSD Identified Among Cancer Patients
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is most often identified with soldiers. More recently, the term has become associated with people who are suffering from harsh illnesses like cancer, and to the caregivers who support those patients.
Apr. 26, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Origin Stories
Sometimes life gets so complicated you just want to hit pause, rewind and start over. That’s what psychologist Dr. Robin Rosenberg tries to do. In this excerpt from Imaginary Worlds, host Eric Molinsky speaks with Rosenberg who helps people reboot their lives, a story brought to you from our partners at PRI’s Podcast Playlist.
Apr. 26, 2018
Researchers Working On Drugs To Treat Some Autism Symptoms
Roughly one in 68 children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And, for some of those kids, different kinds of therapy can prove effective in treating some of the symptoms.
Apr. 26, 2018
 NEA President:
Arizona is, of course, not the first state to have its teachers walk out over low pay and other conditions. Teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma and other states have also caused work stoppages.
Apr. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Teachers Take to Streets in Colorado and Arizona
In Colorado, teachers are planning to walk out on Friday to protest education funding and teacher salaries. But two GOP state lawmakers have come up with a prospective response to the planned strike, making it illegal.
Apr. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: Alabama Memorial Confronts America
The National Memorial For Peace And Justice opens in Montgomery, Alabama today. The monument, conceived by the Equal Justice Initiative, intends to memorialize the more than 4,000 known victims of lynching in this country.
Apr. 26, 2018

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