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State lawmakers and Arizona cancer experts are weighing the benefits of banning kids' access to tanning beds.
Jan. 24, 2018
An Arizona House panel has advanced a proposal exempting diapers and feminine hygiene products from state sales taxes, but it still has a ways to go before it becomes law.
Jan. 24, 2018
More Arizona Border Aid Workers Face Charges
The Arizona State University instructor accused of harboring undocumented immigrants recently appeared in federal court by telephone for a different case. Scott Warren is one of nine members of the humanitarian group No More Deaths who face misdemeanor charges stemming from the group’s work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.
Jan. 24, 2018
Even as President Trump has moved to withdraw the U.S. from efforts to reduce the effects of climate change, many U.S. cities have charged ahead with their own efforts. The city of Flagstaff is holding an open house tonight to gather input on its first Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.
Jan. 24, 2018
A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that meditation is much more common across religions than you might think. Six in 10 Mormons say they meditate at least once a week, as well, but what they define as “meditation” might differ, according to Thomas McConkie. He’s a practicing member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he’s trained in Buddhist mindfulness.
Jan. 24, 2018
You may have seen images of the late Tupac Shakur from the 2012 Coachella Music Festival. A hologram of Shakur was projected to be on stage. The late Roy Orbison will reportedly be used for an international hologram tour, 30 years after he passed away. And that kind of technology is advancing—which could impact the music industry and, possibly, how fans view their favorite performers.
Jan. 24, 2018
A Latino legal civil rights organization filed a class action lawsuit against Motel 6 this week. The lawsuit, which was brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, or MALDEF, alleges that Motel 6 broke federal laws against discrimination and conspiracy. Joining us now to talk about this is Thomas Andrew Saenz, president and general counsel for MALDEF.
Jan. 24, 2018
Controversy in the Scottsdale Unified School District continues, after teachers there took a vote of no confidence in the district’s superintendent and governing board earlier this month.
Jan. 24, 2018
Grand Canyon University is on its second attempt at changing its status from a for-profit school to a nonprofit school — but with a for-profit company supporting it. Now five U.S. senators have written a letter this month with concerns about the move.
Jan. 24, 2018
The Trump Administration this week imposed a 30 percent tariff on solar panel components. That rate will decline over the next few years.
Jan. 24, 2018
Since President Donald Trump took office last winter the country has seen a spike in women around the country running for political office.
Jan. 24, 2018
Early last year, the Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the twelve-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership — or TPP — trade deal. It’s part of a pattern of resetting the nation’s approach to international trade.
Jan. 24, 2018
The Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has been asked to investigate cities around the state.
Jan. 24, 2018
“They all brought their gifts to this world and they ended up in a place where they had no one,” said Hospice of the Valley Community Engagement Director Lin Sue Cooney. “It’s our collective responsibility as a community to make sure that they have dignity and comfort at the end of life.”
Jan. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: When Healthcare Comes With Harassment - Photographing Abortion Clinic Protests
Though Roe V. Wade is the law of the land, reproductive health clinics face onslaughts of protesters on a daily basis, and for many, access to healthcare also includes harassment.
Jan. 24, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Nostalgia
How does our brain process memory? And what is nostalgia?
Jan. 24, 2018
Despite Travel Warnings, More Tourists Traveling To Los Cabos, Mexico
The U.S. State Department issued two travel warnings alerting American travelers of violence in or near Mexican tourist destinations. Has the news stopped Americans from visiting?
Jan. 24, 2018
The Red Cross is experiencing a major shortage of blood and platelets.
Jan. 24, 2018
Republican state lawmaker wants to return to having legislative members - not voters - decide who can and cannot make the U.S. Senate general election ballot.
Jan. 24, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals introduced Steve Wilks as the team’s new head coach Tuesday at the team’s headquarters in Tempe.
Jan. 24, 2018

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