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gold coins
GOP favorite former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul testified before Arizona State Senators on behalf of bill to dump taxes on gold coins.
Mar. 9, 2017
On Tuesday, Senator Jeff Flake introduced a resolution to repeal regulations that govern internet privacy, implemented during the Obama administration. The American Civil Liberties Union is urging the Senator to withdraw it.
Mar. 9, 2017
border
The United States is under pressure to hire 15,000 federal agents to uphold the nation’s immigration laws at the border and inside the country. It’s a tough process to get hired to become an agent. And an internal U.S. Customs and Border Protection memo released earlier this week shows that the agency is looking to relax some of those hiring requirements.
Mar. 9, 2017
Arizona SR 89A
A federal project is starting along State Route 89A between Flagstaff and Oak Creek. The road work will add right-turn and passing lanes and wider shoulders along eight miles between the Vista Point Overlook and JW Powell Boulevard, just south of Flagstaff.
Mar. 9, 2017
Katie Hobbs
Secretary of State Michele Reagan will have some competition in her effort to get re-elected next year. Democratic State Sen. Katie Hobbs has announced she’ll run, too.
Mar. 9, 2017
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines is already one of the two top airlines at Sky Harbor — and now the carrier is planning additional investments at the airport.
Mar. 8, 2017
Back in November, Flagstaff voted for a measure that would eventually raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. Now, the City Council has taken the first step toward making that increase more gradual.
Mar. 8, 2017
Buckeye’s City Council selected its next city manager, replacing longtime manager Stephen Cleveland. Roger Klingler officially got the job Tuesday night, though he has served as Buckeye’s interim city manager since last August.
Mar. 8, 2017
Officials say the city isn't to blame for the franchise's economic loss and it’s the state of the team that’s hurting the Coyotes.
Mar. 8, 2017
Cat
If you’re a cat lover, a recent headline that hit the news probably had you feeling pretty smug: “Cat Ownership Not Linked to Mental Health Problems, Study Says.” We speak with Dr. Francesca Solmi, lead researcher on the study, and Fuller Torrey is a researcher at the Stanley Medical Research Institute.
Mar. 8, 2017
UA President Robert Robbins
The Arizona Board of Regents has made its choice for the University of Arizona’s next president. So what does this selection mean for UA's future and higher education in Arizona? We spoke with Anne Ryman, who covers higher education for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Mar. 8, 2017
Jonah Yellowman
Seven archaeology groups in the southwest have asked the new Interior secretary to support the Bears Ears national monument designation. Utah lawmakers are calling for an elimination of the monument.
Mar. 8, 2017
police
Threats against Jewish community centers and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries have been alarming. Though the timing isn’t completely intentional, it seems right that the Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center are working with law enforcement in Arizona to teach new cadets about the Holocaust.
Mar. 8, 2017
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On Tuesday, Wikileaks published a series of documents that allegedly reveal secret files about software tools used by the CIA to break into smartphones, computers, and smart TVs.
Mar. 8, 2017
Terrorism
The U.S. has focused much of its anti-terrorism plan on wiping out ISIS wherever the group and its leaders may be — from Iraq to Syria to Yemen.
Mar. 8, 2017
Virtual reality
Tourism is among the bigger sectors of the state’s economy — especially this time of year. State tourism officials have been using virtual reality to showcase the state, and some of the things visitors can do here.
Mar. 8, 2017
Arizona State Parks
Arizona State Parks Director Sue Black has been accused of berating and mistreating her employees, but today we learned that she will keep her job. To find out more about this, we’re joined by Craig Harris, investigative reporter at The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Mar. 8, 2017
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Understanding what we want to make public and what we want to keep private might seem like an easy choice. However, as Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss in this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, when it comes to life online, our brains aren't quite equipped to navigate the complexity of this issue.
Mar. 8, 2017
UA's Indigenous Law & Policy Program
The question of who belongs to a Native American tribe or community is one that’s become hotly debated in recent years. Tomorrow at the University of Arizona’s Law School, a first-of-its kind conference will bring together Native Americans from across the country to discuss this normally taboo issue.
Mar. 8, 2017
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In the early 20th century, International Women's Day began with striking female garment workers. Now, modern activists are calling for women to strike again.
Mar. 8, 2017

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