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Why Aren
As the world watches to see what will come next in the impending negotiations between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, some voices are asking an important question: Why aren’t human rights part of this conversation?
May. 21, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: 2 Countries To Hold Referenda On Abortion
There are two important votes coming up this week in two different countries on one controversial subject. They're among the biggest stories on the international stage in the coming days.
May. 21, 2018
Boas On Arizona Charter Schools
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
May. 21, 2018
Arizona Students Plan March For Our Lives Vigil At State Capitol
On The Show this Monday, we heard from a Democratic lawmaker who is demanding Governor Doug Ducey hold a special session to address school safety in the aftermath of the Texas school shooting Friday. Now we'll hear from a student's perspective.
May. 21, 2018
Pell Grad Rate In AZ Suffers At For-Profit Schools
The federal government spends nearly 30 billion dollars a year on Pell Grants, which provide college tuition assistance to low- and moderate-income students. However most colleges do not graduate the majority of their Pell students.
May. 21, 2018
Arizona Gov. Ducey To Meet With President Trump
President Donald Trump is welcoming Ducey to the White House, as well as governors from New Mexico, Arkansas, Mississippi and South Carolina.
May. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Can Radical New Tactics Curb Gun Violence?
Another school shooting, this time in Texas, has left ten people dead and around ten others injured. The incident is raising questions over what to do about children's safety in schools and the ensuing debate is continuing to divide the country over gun control issues.
May. 21, 2018
Debates Emerging Over Legislation On Parenting
Trends in parenting can change quickly. One evolution is between so-called “helicopter parents” who hover over their kids, watching their every move, and so-called “free-range” parents, who are more likely to let their kids roam free.
May. 21, 2018
Poll: More Young Adults Providing Long-Term Care For Older Adult
A significant number of young adults are providing long-term care for older adult, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
May. 21, 2018
Satellite Images Show Changes In Groundwater Storage
Scientists have noticed changes in freshwater storage, and some of those changes are due to human activity.
May. 21, 2018
AZ Dems Want Special Session On Guns To Find Bipartisan Solution
Democratic state lawmakers on Friday demanded that Gov. Doug Ducey hold a special session to adopt, “comprehensive and effective gun safety legislation that will keep weapons of mass murder out of the hands of dangerous people and provide resources to identify and help troubled individuals.”
May. 21, 2018
Some In Congress Looking To Force Votes On Immigration
Some Congressional Republicans are going around House leadership, and are trying to force a vote on a series of immigration-related bills, including the DREAM Act.
May. 21, 2018
County Attorney Wants To Take Control Of Police Records
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is trying to take control of police records, which are currently public record according to state law.
May. 21, 2018
March For Our Lives Teen Movement To Hold Vigil At Capitol
Arizona high school students will gather Monday night for a candlelight vigil outside the State Capitol in memory of 32 killed on U.S. campuses.
May. 21, 2018
Below The Rim: Life Inside The Grand Canyon
Every year, more than 5 million people trek to Grand Canyon National Park for a spectacular view. But once you venture down one of its steep trails, you start enter another world. And like anywhere that’s hard to reach, the Grand Canyon’s backcountry is rich with stories. In "Below The Rim," we tell you a few of them.
May. 21, 2018
Trump Was The Fifth Contender In Mexico’s Presidential Debate
Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May. 21, 2018
Ajo Group Gets $1.1M Federal Loan To Help Preserve Iconic Town Plaza
The U.S. Department of Agriculture hands out loans for rural development projects. A tiny town between Yuma and Tucson with iconic architecture is getting one.
May. 21, 2018
Light Rail On The Way To Metrocenter Mall In Phoenix
Phoenix City Council members recently approved a $25 million payment to Valley Metro. It’s meant to cover final design and pre-construction services for a 1.6 mile extension.
May. 21, 2018
Phoenix To Developers Buying City-Owned Lots: Build, Don
Before the latest vote to sell three vacant lots, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio suggested a no flipping provision. It essentially says if you buy city-owned property to build a certain project, you need to follow through, not flip the land at a profit.
May. 21, 2018
Human-Caused Potato Fire Burning Near Arizona Route 87
The Potato Fire was reported just before 1 p.m. Sunday. It’s burning through brush and grass on the east side of State Route 87, south of a forest service road to Mount Ord.
May. 20, 2018

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