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Films That Define Us: The 2017 National Film Registry Movie Picks
We all have our favorite movies, films that touch our hearts or blew our minds. And chances are one of your favorite movies might be in the National Film Registry. The Registry is part of the Library of Congress, and the movies they pick are earmarked for preservation. Each year thousands of films are considered but only 25 are picked at a time.
Dec. 21, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Making Tamales — Christmas Gifts Wrapped In Corn Husks
Listen to the sounds of Natividad Gutierrez making tamales with her son, Alex, at home.
Dec. 21, 2017
Publisher Mi-Ai Parrish Talks About Move From Arizona Republic To ASU
There’s a change coming at the top at The Arizona Republic. Publisher Mi-Ai Parrish is leaving, to take a faculty position at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Dec. 21, 2017
ACLU Building Criminal Justice Reform Team In Arizona
ACLU of Arizona Executive Director Alessandra Soler said her chapter is part of a larger national effort called Campaign For Smart Justice.
Dec. 21, 2017
Why Are Native Americans Excluded From Efforts To Combat Invasive Species?
There are more than 56 million acres of Native American lands nationwide and many of them are feeling the effects of the encroachment of invasive species.
Dec. 21, 2017
Government Shutdown Looms As Congress Considers Pushing Decisions To 2018
Will they or won’t they? That’s the question floating on Capitol Hill on Thursday as the Friday, Dec. 22, deadline looms for Congress to fund federal agencies with a budget, or face a government shutdown.
Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona Coyotes To Remain At Gila River Arena For Now
The city of Glendale and the Coyotes have agreed that the team will play at least one more year at Gila River Arena. The Show’s Steve Goldstein spoke with Mike Sunnucks of The Phoenix Business Journal and asked him, after all of the conflict, why are the Coyotes remaining in Glendale for the time being?
Dec. 21, 2017
Phoenix Fire Department: One Dead, One Critical Following Explosion
An explosion Thursday morning at a house just west of downtown Phoenix rocked part of the city.
Dec. 21, 2017
Snowbowl Still Open, Has Longest Season In History
Last year was officially the longest season Snowbowl has ever had in its history.
Dec. 21, 2017
Rep. Salman Discusses Saying Humanist Prayer, Protest
Does a prayer have to invoke God, or some kind of higher power? According to the Arizona state Legislature, the answer is yes.
Dec. 21, 2017
Church And State: What Are The Arguments For Prayer Before Public Meetings?
The fight over the separation of church and state is playing out again before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.
Dec. 21, 2017
Alice Cooper Talks
Alice Cooper has been called the “Godfather of Shock Rock.”
Dec. 21, 2017
The Takeaway: Uber Takes A Big Hit In Europe
The European Union’s highest court came down hard on Uber this week, ruling that the ride-hailing service should be regulated like any other taxi operator across the E.U.
Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona 2017 Population Growth Ranks 5th Highest In Nation
Arizona’s population is growing, according to new figures from the United States Census Bureau. The state added enough residents to rank its growth the fifth highest in the nation.
Dec. 21, 2017
The Takeaway: Benjamin Millepied Is Challenging The Old Guard To Modernize Ballet
Imagine you’re seated in a beautiful New York City concert hall. The curtain goes down on the first act of a ballet performance. The lights go up for intermission, and you walk out into the lobby with the rest of the audience. And there, suddenly, more dancers appear.
Dec. 21, 2017
The Christmas Tradition Of Tamales
Tamales are a tradition for a lot of us in Arizona, whether we can make them ourselves or have to lean on the experts.
Dec. 21, 2017
Christmas Cruisin
Designed to go low and slow, lowriders have a cultural history of rebellion with their lowered suspension, customized paint and loud sound. Here in Arizona, some lowrider car clubs spend December ... Christmas cruisin’.
Dec. 21, 2017
Bringing Dramatic Twists To A Christmas Ballet
One of the most traditional performances for the holiday season is The Nutcracker.
Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona Sen. Flake Promised Chance To Bring DACA Bill To Senate Floor
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake backed the tax reform bill partly in exchange for a chance to work on legislation that permanently protects DACA recipients. And now Flake says Republican leadership has promised to let him bring a bill to the Senate floor in January.
Dec. 21, 2017
Opinions Differ On Managing Wild Horse Herds In The West
When it comes to wild horses, people hold varied views on how to best protect such an iconic image of the American West.
Dec. 21, 2017

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