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As the Trump administration weighs the fate of nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants protected under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, a new study reveals the program’s effects on their children.
Aug. 31, 2017
The United Nations says there’s been a significant increase in the number of children used as human bombs in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants. How do violent and traumatic experiences in childhood affect those kids as they grow up, and how can experts help them?
Aug. 31, 2017
Solar Panel
Despite the Trump administration’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement, more and more nations — and communities in America — are looking to increase their renewable energy use.
Aug. 31, 2017
prescott
Voters in Prescott approved a measure that will raise the city’s sales tax rate to help pay down the city’s $78 million pension debt. The vote will raise residents’ sales tax by three-quarters of a percent and pay for pension benefits for police officers and firefighters.
Aug. 31, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Now that President Trump has formally pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, we wanted to check back in with Robert Weisberg, a professor of criminal law at Stanford and co-director of the school’s Criminal Justice Center, to get his take on it.
Aug. 31, 2017
blood drive
Listen to the sounds of Mike Boland donating blood to the American Red Cross in central Phoenix.
Aug. 31, 2017
Ability 360
A controversy erupted this week over an event being held in Chandler next month: the Rockin’ Taco Street Festival. One of the events at the festival stood out to the Little People of America’s Arizona Chapter because of an offensive word used in its title.
Aug. 31, 2017
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This week, the CEOs of the so-called “Big Three” U.S. airlines — American, Delta and United — are in the nation’s capital to talk to some of the Trump administration’s cabinet members. They’re concerned about competition from some carriers based in the Middle East — Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, in particular.
Aug. 31, 2017
border wall screen shot
U.S. Customs and Border protection has chosen four construction companies to build the first prototypes of a concrete wall along the U.S. Mexico border.
Aug. 31, 2017
gas pump
Hurricane Harvey is having a significant impact on American fuel supplies. Estimates range between a fifth and a quarter of U.S. fuel output is out of commission because of the storm.
Aug. 31, 2017
Truck
The far-reaching economic effects of Harvey are still just beginning to emerge — from rising fuel prices at the pump to disruptions in our food supply. One industry that’s been immediately affected is the trucking industry.
Aug. 31, 2017
Heat-related illnesses are on the rise this week, due to certain medications and high temperatures not mixing well.
Aug. 31, 2017
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Congressman Joaquin Castro represents the 20th district in Texas. He joins us to talk about what type of action is needed from government officials locally and in Washington.
Aug. 31, 2017
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The Department of Defense seems to be sending conflicting signals about President Trump's transgender ban.
Aug. 31, 2017
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How will we live in 20 years? Or 50? Or 100? A one-of-a-kind, only-in-LA plot at the very end of Mulholland Highway inspired some of the world's best designers to think hard about the home of the future, in Los Angeles and beyond.
Aug. 31, 2017
blue pipes
Some of the major buildings that make up the downtown Phoenix skyline are all cooled by the biggest version of an air conditioner you've ever heard of, and it's right under the street.
Aug. 31, 2017
Ryan Winkle
At a disciplinary meeting Thursday morning, the Mesa City Council voted unanimously to remove Ryan Winkle from office. He was accused of violating the code of ethics and displaying conduct demonstrating a lack of fitness for office.
Aug. 31, 2017
Texas border
A federal judge has blocked part of a controversial immigration enforcement law in Texas, known as SB4. Joining me to talk about what will and will not be allowed to take effect Friday is Brandon Rottinghaus, a political science professor at the University of Houston.
Aug. 31, 2017
Lawyers for the state want a judge to throw out a challenge to Arizona’s school funding plan for maintenance and construction needs, saying the plaintiffs don’t have the right to sue.
Aug. 31, 2017
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Another lawsuit has been filed against one of the nation’s largest opioid drug makers, this time in its home state.
Aug. 31, 2017

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