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Lesko, Tipirneni Win Primaries In CD8 Special Election
The field is now set for April’s special general election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, in the race to replace Trent Franks. Former State Senator Debbie Lesko won the Republican primary, while ER doctor Hiral Tipirneni won the Democratic primary. We hear from both, joining us on The Show.
Feb. 28, 2018
Inspector General: ICE Improperly Changed Eloy Deal To Get Detention Facility In Texas
A newly released audit blasted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for altering a deal with the city of Eloy to get a detention facility in Texas, but the agency denied improperly changing the agreement which now pays Eloy to act as a so-called middleman.
Feb. 28, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head:  Why On-Demand Entertainment Doesn
It might seem odd that anyone still treks out to see live theater – given that we have so much on-demand entertainment at our fingertips every day through streaming services or television.
Feb. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: The Long Evolution Of The NRA
The NRA, which was founded in the aftermath of the Civil War to teach marksmanship, went from a firearm safety group to one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in America.
Feb. 28, 2018
Scottsdale School Board Names Acting Superintendent
Amy Fuller, an administrator helping oversee changes at Coronado High School, will fill the district’s top job.
Feb. 28, 2018
$250 Arizona Tax Credit In The Works For Each Kid In Household
Arizonans with a house full of kids will benefit if the legislature approves a $250 per child tax credit.
Feb. 28, 2018
 For American Children Of Mexican Immigrants, A Battle To Get Documented In Mexico
More than 280,000 children born in the United States live in Mexico but don’t have sufficient documentation to prove their identity in either country.
Feb. 28, 2018
Arizona
Phoenix temperatures will stay below normal over the next couple of days, but the above average temperatures will be back next week.
Feb. 28, 2018
Experts Predict Arizona Drought Will Threaten Driver Safety During Dust Storms
Arizona experts look ahead at ways to prevent dust storm caused auto accidents this year.
Feb. 28, 2018
MCCCD Board Eliminates
The Maricopa County Community College District governing board voted to eliminate an employee bargaining option Tuesday.
Feb. 28, 2018
Sens. Flake, Heitkamp Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Extend DACA Protections
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would extend protections for immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Feb. 28, 2018
Arizona Universities Largely Silent On Gun Control Protests
Arizona universities do not offer public support of students disciplined for peaceful protests.
Feb. 28, 2018
Phoenix Council Approves Sexual Harassment Policy For Elected Officials
Phoenix’s mayor and council members will soon face similar rules as city employees when it comes to sexual harassment and discrimination.
Feb. 28, 2018
Amateur Astronomer Accidentally Photographs Previously Unseen Supernova Event
An amateur astronomer from Rosario, Argentina, has accomplished an historic first: capturing the initial moments of a supernova explosion on film.
Feb. 28, 2018
Tempe Re-Striping Part Of McClintock Drive After Traffic Complaints
Tempe residents who’ve complained that buffered bike lanes snarled traffic on McClintock Drive should see some relief by the end of the week.
Feb. 28, 2018
Former Arizona Prison Doctor Makes Stunning Allegations In Federal Court
Throughout six hours of testimony, Dr. Jan Watson detailed a pattern of failure in the Arizona prison health care system.
Feb. 27, 2018
Insys Prescriber Sentenced To Prison For Health Care Fraud
A doctor named in the ongoing nationwide fraud investigation of Phoenix-based Insys Therapeutics was sentenced on Monday to 32 months in prison.
Feb. 27, 2018
Chandler Parents Talk
“A key takeaway, in my opinion, is that we had a room full of white parents and community taking (sic) about identity, stereotypes, and race,” facilitator Matthew Whitaker said. “This is extremely important and rare.”
Feb. 27, 2018
#BoycottFedEx: Changing Hands Joins Social Movement After School Shooting
While many major companies have ended partnerships with the NRA, one local company is ending business with a company that reaffirmed it partnership.
Feb. 27, 2018
SCOTUS Reverses Lower Court Decision On Immigrant Bond Hearings
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some detained immigrants do not have the right to regular bond hearings.
Feb. 27, 2018

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