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wind turbines
Alternative energy has become a key part of the U.S. diversifying its overall energy outlook and portfolio. But one of those sources — wind energy — could be becoming less powerful. Martin Pasqualetti, professor of geography at ASU and co-director of the Energy Policy Innovation Council, explains.
Jan. 4, 2018
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The role of the Food and Drug Administration is to carefully check evidence that ensures the drugs and medical devices we use are safe and effective. However, lately, there has been mounting criticism of the agency.
Jan. 4, 2018
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Last month, the Washington Post reported more hate crimes were carried out in the United States with an uptick in incidents against Muslims, the LGBTQ community and others. Here to talk about it is Rachel Glickhouse, partner manager for the Documenting Hate Project at ProPublica.
Jan. 4, 2018
stock market
The three major American stock indices all had very good years in 2017, and the U.S. unemployment rate is close to 4 percent.
Jan. 4, 2018
toddlers playing on blue mat
Listen to the sounds of Brit Bhattan teaching toddlers new skills at Gymboree Play and Music.
Jan. 4, 2018
Arizona’s 2018 legislative session begins next week. The governor and lawmakers from both parties have their goals, and a number of special interest groups and industries have their own aims. As part of getting ready for the session, we’re going to talk with people from some of those groups.
Jan. 4, 2018
In 2014 federal authorities raided the offices of the Phoenix-based Biological Resource Center and what they found was shocking and gruesome.
Jan. 4, 2018
State lawmakers go back to work on Monday to start their 2018 session, with a number of big issues on the agenda.
Jan. 4, 2018
Progress is being made on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. The first of 13 interchanges needed for the freeway is taking shape after the Arizona Department of Transportation closed Elliot Road at 59th Avenue.
Jan. 4, 2018
Jeff Flake
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is condemning President Donald Trump’s stance on North Korea after the president mocked Kim Jong-un’s claims about his country’s nuclear weapons earlier this week.
Jan. 4, 2018
A state lawmaker is seeking new restrictions on how Arizona voters can change state law.
Jan. 4, 2018
snowy road
Ski towns west of the Rocky Mountains, including Flagstaff, still wait for winter to show its face.
Jan. 4, 2018
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The commission asked states to hand over huge troves of voter data so it could search for evidence of fraud. Then came the lawsuits, and refusals from many states to get involved.
Jan. 4, 2018
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Author Monica Heisey shares the story of her two great loves.
Jan. 4, 2018
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In some areas, midterm primaries are just eight weeks away, and voter turnout is expected to be high. But there are concerns about the U.S. election system after hacking in 2016.
Jan. 4, 2018
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit spanning 48 states, including Arizona, accusing a mortgage lender of shoddy business practices.
Jan. 4, 2018
Astronaut
Forty-five years ago, NASA used part of the Sonora desert in Mexico to prepare expeditions to the Moon. Now, a new venture to Mars might just start there.
Jan. 4, 2018
police car
The Arizona Supreme court says police cannot put a GPS device onto a vehicle to track its movement without a warrant. That’s according to a new precedent setting decision surrounding the right of privacy.
Jan. 4, 2018
To walk through some of the changes taking place in the magazine industry, The Show's Mark Brodie is joined by Keith J. Kelly, “Media Ink” columnist for the New York Post.
Jan. 3, 2018
Business people
The workweek for an average American in the past could extend into six or even seven days. But as far as the unofficial workweek goes in the U.S., a lot of people work five days a week, while others have made the move to four days a week with extended hours on those days.
Jan. 3, 2018

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