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Tempe Council Will Vote On Removing Granville
The Tempe City Council will make a final decision at a special city meeting on April 12. Former students of a school Councilman Kolby Granville taught at allege he facilitated underage drinking and made unwanted sexual advances toward them after they graduated.
Apr. 4, 2019
Early Cancer Screenings Urged For First Responders
The Phoenix Police and Fire departments are recommending all first responders take advantage of the free screenings, especially those 40 years and older with 20 years of experience.
Apr. 4, 2019
Sen. McSally Delivers Keynote Speech At The National Discussion On Sexual Assault
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally delivered the keynote address today at a National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment.
Apr. 4, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs Present Trade Show In Nogales
A group of women from northern Mexico participated in entrepreneurship classes hosted by the University of Arizona and U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico. On Saturday, they’ll present their projects at a trade show.
Apr. 4, 2019
Border Closure Threats Deter Business Investments
Officials and business leaders south of the border are concerned that President Donald Trump’s border-closure threats are deterring cross-border investment.
Apr. 4, 2019
An Anticlimactic End To The Bald Eaglet Soap Opera
It’s the end of the nesting season for the bald eagles at Lake Pleasant, and no eaglets came from a nest that had been a successful breeding location in the past.
Apr. 4, 2019
The online news publication Indian Country Today is moving its operations to ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. The move will give students more opportunities to cover Native American communities.
Apr. 4, 2019
Mexican Authorities Look Back At History Against Europe
Last month marked 500 years since the Spaniards arrived to the current territory of Mexico. And, for some Mexican authorities, the anniversary is an opportunity to condemn the violence of the “conquistadores”, and get rid of anything that honors them. But not everyone agrees.
Apr. 4, 2019
Arizona Disability Advocacy Group Hosts Film Festival
The Arc of Arizona, a disability advocacy group, will host its 4th annual film festival Friday featuring actors with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Apr. 4, 2019
Caregiver Grant Moves Through Arizona Legislature
A bill that would allow family caregivers to receive grant money to keep a loved one in their home is moving through the Arizona Legislature.
Apr. 4, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Remixing Rock Climbing Routes
Listen to the sounds of Marty Karabin resetting climbing routes at the Phoenix Rock Gym.
Apr. 4, 2019
Phoenix Employees To Get $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage On May 1
The Phoenix City Council has voted to increase the city employee minimum wage to $15 per hour. That's $4 more than the current state minimum wage.
Apr. 4, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Revive Teacher Penalty Proposal
An Arizona Senate panel has revived a proposal from a Republican lawmaker that would fine educators who try to influence students' political or religious views up to $5,000, a push Democrats said was aimed at retribution for last year's teacher strike.
Apr. 4, 2019
State Lawmakers To Create Code Of Conduct For Legislators
State lawmakers are going to create a code of conduct for Arizona legislators. This comes more than a year after legislative leaders promised to create the code. That was after former Rep. Don Shooter was expelled from the House over accusations of sexual harassment.
Apr. 4, 2019
Arizona
In February, Arizona legislators rejected a bill that would have forced makers of alternative milks, like soy and almond, to stop using the word “milk” on its labels. “Almonds don’t lactate” was widely quoted as a major reason for the bill. But, this phrase and the debate did not start in Arizona and do not look to end anytime soon.
Apr. 4, 2019
Are Gig Workers Employees Or Contractors?
In just the past few years, an increasing number of Americans have taken on part-time gigs or side hustles, like driving for Uber or Lyft. That’s made it more common for disputes to come up related to whether the worker is an employee or independent contractor.
Apr. 4, 2019
Are Rich People Less Likely To Be Ethical?
The investigation that revealed a number of wealthy families — including Hollywood celebrities — funneling tens of thousands of dollars to high-level universities in order to get their kids in has renewed public questions about power and money.
Apr. 4, 2019
LA Climate Change Conference Aims To Find Solutions
Climate change continues to be one of the more contentious issues for policymakers, especially at the federal level. There are some who dispute whether the problem was introduced or, at the very least, exacerbated by humans.
Apr. 4, 2019
Mammography Changes May Be Coming To Address Risks
Mammogram centers could soon be required to give women more information about how dense breast tissue can increase their risk of cancer, under proposed rules from the Food and Drug Administration.
Apr. 4, 2019
Tiny Desert Concert: The Haymarket Squares
Arizona has its fair share of folk and bluegrass bands, but none can hold a candle to the spicy flare of The Haymarket Squares.
Hear More Tiny Desert Concerts
Apr. 4, 2019

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