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 ASU Students Protest Lawsuit Against In-State Tuition For DACA Recipients
A group of Arizona State University students has a bone to pick with Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 27, 2017
Learning About
For many caregivers of people with dementia, grieving a loved one while they’re still alive is not only traumatic, but confusing. But many caregivers are learning to understand this ambiguous loss is changing how caregivers look at life and loss.
Oct. 27, 2017
Solar Industry On Edge, Waiting To See If Trump Will Impose Tariffs On Panels
The U.S. solar industry is on edge - waiting to see whether the Trump administration will impose steep tariffs on foreign made solar panels. Unease over the looming decision is already affecting the market. Federal regulators are set to make their recommendations to the President next week
Oct. 27, 2017
Profit Rises Despite Storms, Quakes For Concrete Maker Cemex
Mexican construction materials maker Cemex posted a small increase in profits over the last three months, thanks to higher sales and lower financial costs that helped offset the impact of natural disasters in Mexico and the U.S.
Oct. 26, 2017
Founder Of Arizona-Based Opioid Maker Indicted
A federal grand jury in Boston has brought a fraud and racketeering case against the founder of the Arizona-based opioid maker Insys.
Oct. 26, 2017
Study: Pest Resistance To Genetically Modified Cotton Surging
In places like India, where pest resistance management strategies aren't used, the bugs have evolved to be unaffected by crops bred to kill them.
Oct. 26, 2017
Natural Disasters Cause St. Mary’s Food Bank To Cut Back In Arizona
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance has sent a message to its partner agencies that it will be reducing food disbursements over the next few weeks. The announcement is due to reduced donations and high trucking costs after recent natural disasters around the country.
Oct. 26, 2017
Helping Hands For Freedom To Hold Benefit Concert For Soldiers
This Veterans Day, the Phoenix-based nonprofit Helping Hands for Freedom will hold a benefit concert for families of the fallen, wounded and deployed. It’s called Freedom to Rock, and it’s being billed as a tribute America’s Heroes featuring the music of the 1980s.
Oct. 26, 2017
Peoria School District Opens Second Family Resource Center In Glendale
The new center will be in Glendale and is funded by state-run group First Things First, which gives the district $200,000 yearly to help run both centers.
Oct. 26, 2017
Former Arizona Republic Editor Reflects On Sexual Harassment In Boomer Generation
The sexual harassment allegations against film executive Harvey Weinstein and the revelations that former Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly settled a series of complaints against him for more than $30 million have reignited concerns about what women face in many situations — including the workplace.
Oct. 26, 2017
Did Russian Interference Aim To Manipulate U.S. Public Discourse?
Russian interference in the U.S. elections went far and wide, and attempts were even made to access and potentially manipulate voter registration data.
Oct. 26, 2017
Some Great Lakes Fish Show Higher Levels Of Anti-Depressants
Some fish in the Great Lakes region are coming up with higher levels of anti-depressants in their brains. Scientists suspect the meds are getting past water treatment facilities.
Oct. 26, 2017
Pharmacists Look To Play Bigger Role In Tackling Opioid Crisis
In Arizona, the state health department reports 471 suspected opioid-related deaths, and nearly 3,600 suspected overdoses between mid-June and mid-October. The University of Pittsburgh is trying to get a handle on the epidemic by getting pharmacists more involved in screening patients who may be misusing their medications.
Oct. 26, 2017
Podcast Playlist: Stuff You Missed In History Class
German chemist Fritz Haber has been called "a monster who fed the world." Haber won a Nobel prize for discovering a process that allowed for the creation of synthetic fertilizers but used this same process to orchestrate a brutal chlorine gas attack in World War.
Oct. 26, 2017
Sounds Of The City: Preparing Pumpkins For The Perfect Halloween
Listen to the sounds of Kit Fanning carving a pumpkin with her friends at Helton Brewing Company in Phoenix.
Oct. 26, 2017
New Business Curriculum Aims To Close Gap Between Open Jobs, Available Workers
Some businesses in Arizona, and across the country, have complained they can’t find qualified workers to fill their open jobs. So, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has developed a new curriculum to help companies train and find the talent they need.
Oct. 26, 2017
The Takeaway: The Struggle For Stability In Puerto Rico
Four weeks after Hurricane Maria, only 25 percent of the island has power. One priest says the recovery just isn’t moving quick enough for many of the people he helps in his community
Oct. 26, 2017
What Do Political Retirements Say About The Current Political Landscape?
The announcements by Sens. Jeff Flake and Bob Corker that they wouldn’t run for reelection stunned the political world.
Oct. 26, 2017
The Takeaway: Republicans Pin Hopes to Tax Reform
The fight over the Republican tax reform plan continues to play out, with 401(k) plans emerging as a key sticking point between members of Congress and the president. Heather Long, an economic correspondent for The Washington Post, explains.
Oct. 26, 2017
Investigation Finds Arizona Secretary Of State
An investigation from the state Attorney General’s office finds the Arizona Secretary of State’s office broke the law last year in the run-up to the special election for Propositions 123 and 124.
Oct. 26, 2017

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