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Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. The shootings one week ago in Las Vegas once again highlighted calls to modify U.S. gun laws, but where should those efforts be focused?
Oct. 9, 2017
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The words ‘Mississippi River’ evoke images of a mustachioed Mark Twain — or the whistle of a steamboat calliope.
Oct. 9, 2017
Baby
Every week, Beth Nobles visits Dana D’Ambrosio and her newborn daughter, Anastasia, at her home to check her weight and height, and to check in on her mom. D’Ambrosio is enrolled in the Maricopa County Department of Health’s Nurse-Family Partnership, and Nobles is a nurse who has been visiting her every week for months.
Oct. 9, 2017
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The way Arizona pays for students with special needs is leading to a mismatch in terms of where the money is needed and where it’s going. The Arizona Republic did an analysis of data from the 2015-16 school year, and with me to talk about what they found is legislative reporter Alia Rau.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Some 77 million Americans are personally affected in some way by the opioid epidemic, and at least 91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.
Oct. 9, 2017
Puerto Rico
Last Tuesday afternoon, President Trump spent four hours in Puerto Rico assessing the damage of Hurricane Maria. Among his comments were praising FEMA and the federal government’s “incredible” and “unbelievable” job. Two hours after the president said that, the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, revised that number — more than doubling it to 34.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Friday brought news of the birth control mandate rollback, but federal officials have been cutting provisions and budgets for the Affordable Care Act for some time. With us for a few minutes to talk about that is James Hodge, ASU director of the Center for Public Health Law and Policy.
Oct. 9, 2017
Exploding Dots
Math is not usually something you think about when you log on to social media. But one math educator is trying to change that notion for teachers and students.
Oct. 9, 2017
The idea of re-purposing empty detention centers is catching on in Arizona as the rate of juvenile crime and detention populations continue to fall.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Another must win at home for the Diamondbacks who return to Phoenix Monday night trying to stave off the Dodgers in game 3 of their National League Division series.
Oct. 9, 2017
Rafting down the Colorado River
The National Park Service has awarded a rafting contract for the Colorado River to a subsidiary of concessionaire giant Aramark — and took the deal away from an Arizona company that has long offered rafting.
Oct. 9, 2017
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The state's second largest community college district has joined Maricopa Community College's argument for providing in-state tuition to DACA recipients.
Oct. 9, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
Shootings, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires - all of these catastrophic experiences affect many in the world. In Mexico City, where a massive quake killed hundreds, plenty of people are learning to cope emotionally with tragedies.
Oct. 9, 2017
Latino Cultural Center
Building a new Latino Cultural Center in Phoenix will cost more than what the city has set aside, according to a recently released feasibility study.
Oct. 9, 2017
Federal authorities have been watching the baggage claim area at Tucson International Airport for the past three years, looking for passengers they suspect are working as money couriers for drug traffickers.
Oct. 9, 2017
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The compiled data could eventually be used to help manage and predict groundwater loss in the future.
Oct. 9, 2017
The federal government awarded Gallup, New Mexico $1.5 million for its detox center, which borders the Navajo Nation.
Oct. 9, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
Confusion over a marketing partnership between the city of Phoenix and a private company is leading to changes.
Oct. 9, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Phoenix is looking to outsource daily operations of its most popular low-income housing program. The move will lead to an annual contract worth up to $1 million.
Oct. 9, 2017
Indigenous Peoples Day
On Monday, Oct. 9 many cities across the United States will opt to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day over Columbus Day.
Oct. 9, 2017

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