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Tuft & Needle was one of the first companies to sell foam mattresses directly to customers and its marketing is often critical of traditional mattress stores.
Aug. 21, 2018
For the second time this month, the Phoenix City Council picked a city hall insider to fill a vacant seat. Felicita Mendoza has spent several years working at City Hall.
Aug. 21, 2018
The ACLU said Michele Reagan needs to more quickly update the address of voters who’ve moved, so they can cast ballots in November. Reagan says that’s happening, but won’t be done this year.
Aug. 21, 2018
After six straight years of college and university enrollment decline, colleges are looking to new majors to spark interest from potential students. The National Center for Education Statistics says over 41,000 new degrees or certificate programs have popped up since 2012 — a 21 percent increase.
Aug. 21, 2018
The Pulse: Looking For Climate Change Answers In The Melting North
Early climate models showed that a continued increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would lead to warming, which would be visible in the Arctic first.
Aug. 21, 2018
On The Show Monday, we heard about a new program in the Denver Public Schools, where novice teachers will spend about half their time in the classroom, and the other half working with a mentor teacher. Today, we talked about a different approach to dealing with the teacher shortage felt in many parts of the country, from colleges of education.
Aug. 21, 2018
Candace Feldman started in the position in February 2016 and, according to a letter sent to UA President Robert Robbins, she was subjected to “egregious discriminatory actions.”
Aug. 21, 2018
Maybe you’re not sure of what to say next, or you weren’t paying as much attention to the conversation as you should. So the "ums," "uhs" and "you knows" come out of your mouth to delay for a second.
Aug. 21, 2018
As the work continues to reunite children and parents who were separated at the border, some social workers and case workers are talking about what they’ve observed in these children.
Aug. 21, 2018
Some European museums are starting to think about how to get artifacts in their collections back to their countries of origin.
Aug. 21, 2018
Earlier this month, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro was targeted for assassination by two drones. It was possibly the most public use of drones for a terrorist-related plot.
Aug. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Some Immigrants Seeking Legal Residency Through Marriage, Targeted For Detention, Lawsuit Alleges
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is representing five immigrants and their American citizen spouses in a class action lawsuit challenging what it alleges is the Department of Homeland Security’s unlawful practice of separating some families, who are seeking legal residency through their marital status, and targeting them for detention and sometimes deportation.
Aug. 21, 2018
The decision to void hundreds of thousands of petition signatures needed to put questions on the upcoming ballot now rests on a Maricopa County Superior Court judge's shoulders.
Aug. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Prisoners Demand Reforms, Better Conditions In Nationwide Strike
Prisoners in at least 17 states across the country are going on a nearly three week strike starting Tuesday, calling for criminal justice reforms and improved conditions for prisoners across the nation.
Aug. 21, 2018
Wildlife biologists will be tracking elk at the Grand Canyon to figure out how to best manage the animals that were reintroduced to the region.
Aug. 21, 2018
Hickman's has long employed current and former inmates as a solution to the agricultural industry’s labor challenges. Now, they've built housing for employees just out of prison who need the extra support.
Aug. 21, 2018
The council will appoint someone to represent District 8 which covers parts of downtown, south Phoenix and Laveen.
Aug. 21, 2018
A trial that may decide the future of renewable energy in Arizona started Monday. Hundreds of witnesses showed up, many of whom had gathered signatures for the ballot initiative “Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona.”
Aug. 20, 2018
Leaders from Arizona and Sonora will discuss how political shifts south of the border will impact cross-border ties during a binational meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday.
Aug. 20, 2018
The Phoenix Police Department is in record territory for officer-involved shootings just two-thirds of the way through 2018.
Aug. 20, 2018

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