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Space Twins: Results Are In For NASA Experiment
One twin rocketed off to space, the other stayed here on Earth — and for 25 months, scientists studied their every move. Arizonans know that this isn’t the plot of a science fiction blockbuster — after all, one of the twins is now running for Senate.
Apr. 12, 2019
Bullfighting At The Border: The Heart Of Nogales
In the 1950s and '60s, Arizona tourists and Hollywood stars filled the stands in the old bullring in Nogales, Sonora, to see some of the world’s most famous bullfighters perform just south of the Arizona border. Those days are gone, but for many, the memories remain.
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Apr. 12, 2019
Vice President, Ducey Challenge Congress On Border
Vice President Mike Pence met with Gov. Doug Ducey and federal immigration officials along Arizona’s border with Mexico on Thursday. Flanked by a group of olive-uniformed Border Patrol agents and with the border fence topped in concertina wire as the backdrop, Pence called on Congress to harden immigration rules against asylum seekers.
Apr. 11, 2019
Phoenix Trade Rep Based In Mexico City Talks Business Under AMLO
Uncertainty remains for many investors more than 100 days after Mexico’s new president officially took office. The city of Phoenix’s trade representative in Mexico City spoke Thursday morning about what this new era means for those whose business involves Arizona’s southern neighbor.
Apr. 11, 2019
Arizona Bill To Allow Loaded Guns In Cars On School Premises Defeated
In Arizona, adults are allowed to leave unloaded guns inside of cars on school grounds. An effort to change that law was defeated on Thursday in the Arizona Legislature.
Apr. 11, 2019
Valley Libraries Offer Citizen Science Equipment, Activities
This Saturday, several Phoenix-area libraries will participate in the Megathon, a citizen-science project to help speed up Alzheimer's disease research. The event is one example of the citizen science resources available through local libraries.
Apr. 11, 2019
NASA Twin Study Offers Hope For Lengthier Spaceflights
NASA has released the results from its one-year study of twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly, and the news is encouraging. The results of the 750 hours of research, which occurred from 2015-2016 and involved 10 teams and 84 scientists, appears in the journal Science.
Apr. 11, 2019
Gila County Has The Highest Rate Of New Syphilis Cases
It is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month and Arizona has a higher rate of syphilis than the national average. Gila County has the highest rate of new syphilis cases in Arizona.
Apr. 11, 2019
HSI: Federal Agents Shoot 2 Suspects In Phoenix Area
Authorities say federal agents have been involved in a shooting in southeast Phoenix. Homeland Security Investigations officials say special agents shot two suspects Thursday while executing a federal felony arrest warrant connected to human smuggling in Ahwatukee.
Apr. 11, 2019
Arizona Repeals LGBTQ Curriculum Law
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed a repeal of an Arizona law that that bans teachers from promoting “homosexual lifetyle” in school health classes.
Apr. 11, 2019
Planned Parenthood Says Arizona Abortion Restrictions Unconstitutional
Planned Parenthood Arizona filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday challenging the legality of a number of Arizona abortion restrictions.
Apr. 11, 2019
Phoenix Suns Appoint James Jones Full-Time General Manager
The Phoenix Suns have removed the interim tag from general manager James Jones and hired Jeff Bower as senior vice president of basketball operations. The team also said Thursday that Trevor Bukstein will stay as assistant general manager.
Apr. 11, 2019
White Nationalists Embrace Classics Of Greece, Rome
The public presence of so-called white nationalists has increased dramatically over the past few years. Things that may have been written or espoused in the dark corners of the web are now being seen in much more open spaces — including college and university campuses.
Apr. 11, 2019
Chamber VP: Professional License Law Is A
On Wednesday, Gov. Ducey signed into law a bill that says anyone with a professional license in another state can come to Arizona and be allowed to practice here without further state review. It’s the first of its kind in the nation. This was a major legislative priority for the governor.
Apr. 11, 2019
Bondurant School Finds New Owners After Bankruptcy
The internationally renowned Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving recently hit a rough patch on a very bumpy financial track, leading the Chandler-based facility to make a dramatic leadership u-turn.
Apr. 11, 2019
Violence Against Women Act Proves Contentious In Congress
The Violence Against Women Act has become a lightning rod in a divided Congress, and that has many on-the-ground providers on edge. Last week, two months after the House let it lapse, the House of Representatives voted to renew the landmark legislation — with many Republicans voting against it.
Apr. 11, 2019
Does Modern Tech Actually Make Us More Efficient?
It's conventional wisdom that technology can make us more efficient — dishwashers save us time in front of the sink and algorithms can help find a compatible mate. But The Show's guest isn’t so sure that the latest and greatest tech these days is making us more efficient.
Apr. 11, 2019
The Takeaway: New Tax Bill Will Make It Illegal For IRS To Offer Free E-Filing Option
If you're one of the millions of people who use TurboTax or a similar service to help you prepare your returns, it's probably because filing your taxes is often a complicated process. The Taxpayer First Act would enshrine the status quo into law, keeping taxpayers dependent on tax preparing software to help them file returns every year.
Apr. 11, 2019
Gov. Ducey Heading To Border To Meet Vice President Pence
Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to meet with Vice President Mike Pence in southern Arizona and get a status update on the border. Ducey says he will meet with Pence Thursday afternoon as the vice president tours the border at Nogales.
Apr. 11, 2019
MCCD Leader Faces A Vote Of No Confidence
Maria Harper-Marinick, chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District, is facing a vote of no confidence. That effort is being led by the colleges’ faculty association — with members in the process of casting votes among each of the 10 colleges’ faculty senates.
Apr. 11, 2019

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