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Investigation Looks Into Mental Health Care For Juvenile Inmates
Phoenix New Times featured an article about one particular inmate and his father’s attempts to learn more about what, if any, mental health treatment his son was receiving.
Jan. 19, 2018
Organization Advocates For Women
Over the last few years, there have been a number issues the church has been pressured to address, including its stance on openly LGBTQ members, and whether or not women can hold “the priesthood” and positions of leadership.
Jan. 19, 2018
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The Friday Newscap tackles Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake again taking on President Donald Trump and other news of the week.
Jan. 19, 2018
A new production of Man of La Mancha by Arizona Theatre Company at the Herberger Theatre Center in Phoenix has moved the action to the 1960s during the Franco regime in Spain. And unlike decades of other productions, this one makes flamenco dancing a centerpiece.
Jan. 19, 2018
Women
This weekend, organizers are planning the second annual Women’s March — this time, focused on the future. This year’s march is called the Women’s March to the Polls. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with local organizers Eva Burch and Desiree Garcia more about it.
Jan. 19, 2018
State Lawmakers Move To Protect KidsCare
Congress has not reauthorized KidsCare in Arizona since it officially expired last fall. A proposal in the Arizona House would give lawmakers the option of keeping the program up and running with state money. Arizona Rep. Regina Cobb, a Kingman Republican, is the sponsor of HB 2127 and she joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about it.
Jan. 19, 2018
Gov. Ducey Calls Special Session To Combat Opioid Epidemic
The Arizona Legislature will begin a special session on Monday devoted to debate on the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act, introduced by Governor Doug Ducey.
Jan. 19, 2018
 Mexico Requests Extradition Of Former Chihuahua Governor
Cesar Duarte, who served under President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Institutional Revolutionary Party from 2010 to 2016, is wanted on state and federal graft charges.
Jan. 19, 2018
Surprise Police Failed To Notify Community About 22 Sex Offenders
Surprise police discovered last month that the department failed to notify locals of more than a dozen sex offenders living in the community. Officials said they have no evidence those offenders were linked to any sex crimes in the last few years.
Jan. 19, 2018
What 2018 May Hold For Diversity In Movies, Both On-Screen And Behind The Camera
There’s been a lot of talk in Hollywood and beyond about diversity in film — both on screen and behind the camera. Here to talk about how the film industry is doing in this area, and where it may be going is Jude Dry, a staff writer at IndieWire.
Jan. 19, 2018
ASU, Helios Team Up to Model What Works, What Doesn
ASU and Helios Education Foundation are teaming up to try to get a better sense of what works, and what doesn’t, when it comes to K-12 education in Arizona. Here to talk about this new collaboration are Paul Luna, president and CEO of Helios Education Foundation, and ASU President Michael Crow.
Jan. 19, 2018
How The ATF Uses Technology To Determine Suspects
Thursday, Mayor Greg Stanton and Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams announced that nine murders had been solved in the span of three weeks. One suspect, Cleophus Cooksey, was determined through the use of a fairly new technology from ATF — the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
Jan. 19, 2018
Tempe Councilman Fired From School, Accused Of Misconduct
Tempe City Councilman Kolby Granville was fired from his job teaching at Tempe Preparatory Academy last month.
Jan. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: How A Government Shutdown Could Affect The Military
President Trump says that a government shutdown would hurt the military, accusing Democrats of putting service members and American national security at risk. But are those claims accurate? Joe Gould, a reporter for Defense News, looks at the effect of a government shutdown on the military.
Jan. 19, 2018
Global Temperatures In 2017 Rank In Top 3 On Record
The average temperatures across the globe last year were in the top three warmest on record. The desert Southwest's temperatures were the highest ever.
Jan. 19, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Desiree Garcia
In 2005, when Desiree's youngest brother, Miguel, was 14, the family discovered he carried a concealed gun.
Jan. 19, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Take Steps To Save KidsCare
After Congress failed to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as KidsCare in Arizona, state lawmakers took the first steps to preserve the program if federal dollars are scaled back.
Jan. 19, 2018
BLM Increases Patrols After Woman Killed By Stray Bullet
Buckeye police spokeswoman Detective Tamela Skaggs said Kami Gilstrap was with family members at the shooting area Sunday when she was struck.
Jan. 19, 2018
Tempe Council Rejects Anti-Border Wall Resolution
The resolution raised concerns about the economic, environmental and international trade implications of a border wall.
Jan. 19, 2018
Study: School Spending Cuts Do Matter
Cuts to school budgets during the Great Recession had a detrimental effect on student success.
Jan. 19, 2018

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