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The Takeaway: After The Storm — Stories Of Puerto Rican Resilience
One year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island is still feeling the effects of the devastating storm. As rebuilding efforts continue, we discuss how identity has changed on the island.
Sep. 20, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Indicator — Weed GDP
When the Canada said it would legalize recreational marijuana, some people thought: I am going to have an amazing party. Others worried about what to tell their kids. James Tebrake had a different thought: What happens to a country's economy when a popular drug goes from being illegal to being legal?
Sep. 20, 2018
Prosecutors File To Keep Border Agent
Prosecutors filed court documents this week arguing to keep border patrol agent's manslaughter trial in Tucson.
Sep. 20, 2018
Arizona Receives $20M To Combat Opioid Crisis
States across the country will get over $1 billion dollars to help combat the opioid crisis, and Arizona will received $20 million of those funds.
Sep. 20, 2018
Phoenix PD Partners With BNI To Understand Brain Injury
Phoenix Police Department and Barrow Neurological Institute have partnered to form the nation's first Traumatic Brain Injury training program for incoming officers.
Sep. 20, 2018
AZ Voters Will Not Have Addresses Updated Before Nov.
A judge in a lawsuit that alleges Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is failing to update voter registration addresses for certain people has rejected a request to send mailers to thousands of voters saying their registration may be out of date.
Sep. 20, 2018
Loan Offers Phoenix Workers
A new loan program that will be offered to Phoenix employees is raising some eyebrows.
Sep. 20, 2018
Border Patrol Agents Find 193 Immigrants In Southern AZ
For the third time in a month, Border Patrol agents have found a large group of immigrants in a remote desert area of southern Arizona.
Sep. 19, 2018
AZ Aims To Take Licenses From Southwest Key
Arizona wants to take away the licenses held by Southwest Key Programs after the operator of shelters for migrant children missed a deadline connected to increased state oversight.
Sep. 19, 2018
Liver Transplant  System Disadvantages Children
A new study says the national system that allocates livers to transplant candidates might inadvertently give adults an advantage over children.
Sep. 19, 2018
Trump To Take Action On Immigration Following Visit To Shanksville 9/11 Memorial
President Donald Trump told the HILL.TV Wednesday that the 9/11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, renewed his resolve to build his stalled border wall.
Sep. 19, 2018
Cindy McCain Dismisses Comments From Sen. Graham On McCain, Trump
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham says he wishes McCain had gotten to know Trump better, suggesting they would have eventually gotten along. When told of Graham’s comments, Cindy McCain told TMZ her husband was confident in his feelings.
Sep. 19, 2018
Mesa Man In Possession Of 42 Pipe Bombs Indicted By Grand Jury
The Arizona attorney general's office said Wednesday that a grand jury indicted Jeffrey Metcalf last week on 42 counts of misconduct involving weapons.
Sep. 19, 2018
9th Circuit Reinstates Tipped Employees
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has given employees who earn tips another chance to sue their employers over unfair wages.
Sep. 19, 2018
Sadness On Anniversary Of Mexico City Earthquake
Survivors held a moment of silence on the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that killed at least 369 in Central Mexico.
Sep. 19, 2018
Author: America
The American dream is a very distant dream for a growing number of Americans who wonder whether opportunities — especially educational and financial — are beyond their reach. Author Steven Brill argues this development is five decades in the making.
Sep. 19, 2018
How To Know Which College To Attend
U.S. News and World Report earlier this month unveiled its 2019 Best Colleges Rankings. But John Byrnes argues these rankings, and others, are flawed and should not be the be all and end all of where a student goes to college.
Sep. 19, 2018
Flagstaff Considers
Some cities, like Surprise, Peoria and Phoenix, have “Urban Camping” laws that make it a crime to sleep in public places. But a recent decision from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could mean cities will have to change the way they deal with homeless people who live on the street.
Sep. 19, 2018
How Does Arizona Fair On Family And Medical Leave?
It’s been 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was approved by the federal government, and in the years since then, half of the states haven’t moved beyond the basics related to protection of unpaid leave.
Sep. 19, 2018
The Significance Of Paul Manafort
Last week, Manafort pleaded guilty to some criminal charges. To learn more about how significant Manafort’s decision is, and what could be next in the investigation, former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Paul Charlton joined The Show.
Sep. 19, 2018

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