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Jury Deliberating In Trial Of Border Agent Accused In Boy
In southern Arizona, a jury is deciding the fate of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing a teenaged boy by firing into Mexico from the United States.
Apr. 18, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Uncompleted Tasks Are So Exhausting
At the end of the day, after all our tasks are done, we may not realize the fatigue we feel due to all of the things we've left undone. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the so-called Zeigarnik Effect.
Apr. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Michael Cohen
By now, you’ve probably heard of Michael Cohen. But long before President Trump, Michael Cohen was working with shady lawyers like Simon Garber, the first in a long and unlikely career that begins in a small taxi cab law office in Queens.
Apr. 18, 2018
Is Downtown Flagstaff Headed For An Economic Slump?
Downtown Flagstaff has changed a lot in recent years. A slew of new restaurants and shops have opened along historic Route 66 as the student population at Northern Arizona State University has boomed, and rents have gone up sharply.
Apr. 18, 2018
Barbara Bush Elementary School Honors First Lady
“She was a great lady and a good standard for us to hold up to and to look toward,” Principal Tracy Olson told students Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2018
Investigator:
If ousted state Rep. Don Shooter files suit against the state, parts of the investigative report that led to his removal that so far have not been made public may see the light of day.
Apr. 18, 2018
Generating Station Closure Leaves Workers With Tough Choices
The impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona is sending surrounding communities — including the Navajo Nation — into a difficult situation.
Apr. 18, 2018
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On E-Commerce Sales Taxes
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday that could potentially change the way states collect taxes on internet retailers with no brick-and-mortar presence on the ground, and the outcome could potentially mean big returns for state coffers.
Apr. 18, 2018
AZ Teachers Have Mixed Feelings Over #RedForEd Strike
Teachers across Arizona are continuing their process of deciding whether or not to go on strike in search of higher pay for themselves and, more generally, increased funding for schools.
Apr. 18, 2018
Secretary Of Homeland Security Visiting Border With Ducey
Rafael Carranza, border reporter for the Arizona Republic, is making his way south to join the tour today, and he stopped in Casa Grande to briefly speak with The Show.
Apr. 18, 2018
2 State Lawmakers Launch Arizona Future Caucus
Two state lawmakers have launched the Arizona Future Caucus, which is a part of the national Millennial Action Project. The group will be made up of legislators age 40 and under.
Apr. 18, 2018
Republicans Propose Balanced Budget Amendment
Less than a month after approving a 12-bill omnibus spending package that President Donald Trump signed, the Republican-led Congress moved to get a Balanced Budget Amendment on the books.
Apr. 18, 2018
Southwest Flight Fatality First In Company
There was an in-flight engine failure on a Southwest Boeing 737 airliner headed from LaGuardia to Dallas yesterday, causing the pilot to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. One person died on the flight.
Apr. 18, 2018
What Are The Risks For Arizona Teachers To Strike?
As Arizona school districts vote to support teachers in negotiations, educators deliberate over the right to strike and the legal risks associated with that decision.
Apr. 18, 2018
GOP Taking Nothing For Granted In 8th Congressional District Race
Voters in the 8th Congressional District are choosing a replacement for Trent Franks after he resigned abruptly last year. His former district is considered as red as the sun is bright. But while Republicans are taking nothing for granted, the Democratic challengernsees a path to victory.
Apr. 18, 2018
Phoenix Family In Crisis Turns To Unique School Social Work Program
When one family was torn apart by unexpected events, they looked to their local school, their "second home" for help. A social worker was there to meet them. That's not the case at about three-quarters of Arizona public schools.
Phoenix School Takes On Mindfulness, One Breath At A Time
Apr. 18, 2018
The threat of an asteroid colliding with the Earth is often over-hyped.
Apr. 17, 2018
9th Circuit Appoints Special Counsel To Defend Joe Arpaio Ruling
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will appoint a special counsel to defend a district court ruling that left former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal contempt conviction in place.
Apr. 17, 2018
ASU
Have you ever wondered why dogs only sweat through their feet? Or why cacti have spines instead of leaves? There’s a website that can answer your questions.
Apr. 17, 2018
Administration Changes Course On Organic Labeling
Early last year, the Obama Administration put forward something called the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule. It specified the kinds of practices organic egg and meat producers would have to follow to be considered organic. The Trump Administration recently withdrew that rule.
Apr. 17, 2018

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