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Students Meet With Lawmakers To Advocate For Safety
About a dozen students arrived at the statehouse to speak with lawmakers about safety their safety concerns and to support a policy platform.
Apr. 5, 2018
ASU To Host Forum On Mexico
Representatives of Mexico’s political parties will be in Arizona on Saturday night to take part in a forum on the country’s upcoming presidential election.
Apr. 5, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Science Of Happiness
UC Berkeley is using science to make us happy. "Happiness guinea pigs" test out the infamous 36 questions to fast-friendship.
Apr. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Attack At YouTube HQ Points To Rise In Workplace Homicides
On Tuesday afternoon, a disgruntled blogger forced her way into YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, and fired at employees before committing suicide. The incident follows a spate of mass shootings around the country. But it also points to a troubling trend, a rise in the number of workplace homicides across the U.S.
Apr. 5, 2018
Tape Of Herrod
When the Arizona Legislature passed the law last year approving a drastic expansion of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Program, the question of oversight was front and center.
Apr. 5, 2018
More African-Americans Joining Gun Clubs
As mass shootings continue in the United States and students across the country come out to protest and call for dramatic changes in gun laws, Second Amendment supporters and the National Rifle Association are digging in their heels.
Apr. 5, 2018
Arizona Elections Procedures Manual Rewritten
For the first time ever, the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has overhauled its elections procedures manual.
Apr. 5, 2018
Troops Are Coming To Border, But Are They Needed?
A group of migrants made up mostly children and women have been traveling through central America and Mexico organized by Pueblo Sin Fronteras, a migrant rights group.
Apr. 5, 2018
LGBTQ People Of Color Taking Pride March To Police
“Rise Dance Resist” is a combination funeral procession, drag show and dance party to bring attention to killings committed by the Phoenix Police Department.
Apr. 5, 2018
Student ID Card Research Raises Privacy Concerns
A researcher at the University of Arizona says she might have discovered a way to predict which college freshman are headed for failure, long before they flunk a class. However, the discovery has implications not just for college students, but for everyone in an era of "big data."
Apr. 5, 2018
Survey: Many LGBT Elders Fear Long Term Care Facilities
More than 60 percent of LGBT adults age 45 and older say they’re worried that a long term care facility might refuse or provide limited care, according to a new AARP survey.
Apr. 5, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Koi Pond Creates ‘Heaven In My Backyard’
Listen to the sounds of Lucy Ross, president of Valley Of The Sun Koi Club, tending to the koi pond in her backyard.
Apr. 5, 2018
Security Tight For Country Thunder Concert In Florence
Security is extra tight at and around the Country Thunder concert underway today through Sunday east of Phoenix.
Apr. 5, 2018
More Arizona Grandparents Are Raising Their Grandchildren
In Arizona, more than 100,000 grandparents or other relatives are raising grandchildren. Drug addicted, mentally ill or incarcerated parents are among the top three reasons why. But many grandparents see this as a second chance.
Apr. 5, 2018
Phoenix Tells Developer City Not Ready For Downtown Concept
A developer with a concept to create a downtown Phoenix arts and entertainment district has basically been told: Not so fast.
Apr. 5, 2018
Honduran Migrants May Seek Asylum At AZ Border
Members of a caravan of Central American migrants that has prompted abrasive tweets from President Donald Trump may attempt to apply for asylum at the Nogales Port of Entry, an organizer said Wednesday.
Apr. 4, 2018
Border Patrol And Mexican Counterparts Train For Summer
Mexican Federal Police traveled to Tombstone to coordinate with the U.S. Border Patrol on security efforts, detecting threats and medical triage.
Apr. 4, 2018
High School Diploma Requirements Don’t Align With College Admissions Criteria
A majority of states, including Arizona, have public high school diploma requirements that fail to meet admissions criteria for that state’s public university system.
Apr. 4, 2018
Do Monarch Butterflies Need Federal Protection?
Monarch butterfly populations are declining and the feds are evaluating whether the insects need some kind of federal protection. The U.S. Agriculture Department is also trying to help conserve the monarchs. Here to talk about all of this is Gail Morris, the coordinator of the Arizona-based Southwest Monarch Study.
Apr. 4, 2018
A grassroots effort known as Upper West Side PHX has sprouted to let restaurateurs and developers know that their neighborhoods are growing and want healthier and more non-chain options. Its focus is on the northwest area of the Valley near Lake Pleasant.
Apr. 4, 2018

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