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Arizona Updates Election Procedure For First Time Since 2014
The Secretary of State’s Office released the first Elections Procedure Manual in years on Friday. Now the office is soliciting feedback from the public.
Aug. 12, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Teenage Climate Activist To Visit U.S.
A teenage climate activist is coming to the U.S., and tensions are expected to rise this week between India and Pakistan.
Aug. 12, 2019
Discrepancies Found Among Arizona Juvenile Courtrooms
Arizona’s juvenile courts were opened to the public more than a decade ago to increase transparency in what many saw as an unjust system. But a recent report from The Arizona Republic found significant discrepancies in procedure from one courtroom to another.
Aug. 12, 2019
Expert: AZ Aviation Industry in Good Shape Despite Drop
A new analysis ranks Arizona ninth in attractiveness to the aerospace industry, which is a drop from the last couple of years.
Aug. 12, 2019
Boas: How A Houseboat Vacation Helped Sandra Day OConnor
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 12, 2019
Maricopa County Approves $2M In Homeless Aid Funding
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved $2 million to help reduce homelessness in the county and is collaborating with individual suburban cities that are seeing the biggest increase in homeless populations.
Aug. 12, 2019
Ongoing Study Tracks Southern AZ Bat Migration Patterns
Bats are arriving earlier and staying longer due to changes in the climate. That’s according to an ongoing study of bat migration patterns in southern Arizona.
Aug. 12, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: Josh Shore
Josh Shore lost his mother to cancer over six years ago. Shortly thereafter, his girlfriend broke up with him over the phone. Shore shares a story about meeting someone new after loss and heartbreak.
Aug. 12, 2019
Mans Homicide Case Returns To Mohave County Superior Court
A unanimous ruling Friday erased a Court of Appeals decision upholding Philip Martin's first-degree murder conviction in the 2012 shotgun killing of neighbor Steven Jeffrey Schwartz.
Aug. 12, 2019
Environmentalists To Sue Over Changes To Endangered Species Act
The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction.
Aug. 12, 2019
Conflict In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo Reverberates In AZ
Millions of people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the 1990s. Millions more fled their homes. Now Congolese are the fastest growing refugee population in Arizona, and tension born almost nine thousand miles away is still felt by those who escaped the deadliest conflict since World War II.
Congolese refugee community grows in Arizona
Aug. 12, 2019
Glendale Could Sell Historic Cemetery
On Tuesday, Glendale leaders will consider selling a city-owned cemetery to a private company. It’s Glendale’s oldest cemetery, established by three churches in 1900 before Glendale even became a city.
Aug. 12, 2019
Q&AZ: How Many State Parks Does AZ Have?
The U.S. boasted more than 8,500 state parks totaling more than 29,000 square miles as of 2017, according to the National Association of State Park Directors. One listener wanted to know how Arizona’s state parks stack up against the rest of the country.
Aug. 12, 2019
TGen Develops Personalized Liquid Biopsy To Monitor Breast Cancer
A woman living in the U.S. has a 1-in-8 chance of receiving a breast cancer diagnosis in her lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. Now, the Translational Genomics Research Institute has developed a liquid biopsy to better monitor the disease.
Aug. 12, 2019
UA Proposes Lighthouse Lens For Space Telescopes
Astronomers need stronger telescopes to study the cosmos and search for life on other worlds, but physics limits the size of telescope mirrors and lenses. Now, a University of Arizona team is working on a way around those limits.
Aug. 12, 2019
Phoenix Company Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim
The website for Upper Crust Bakery said its facility at 37th Avenue and Washington Street provides baked goods for companies like Starbucks, Costco and Kroger’s. The Department of Justice said Upper Crust discriminated against some employees by requiring them to present unnecessary and specific immigration documents to prove their work authorization.
Aug. 12, 2019
Adulting May Start With Spending Habits In College
A recent study by University of Arizona researchers found college students’ spending habits may predict when “adulting” begins. Kali Wilde’s smash hit, “I Can’t Adult Today” is filled with lyrics confronting the behavior.
Aug. 12, 2019
Kids On The Course: PGA Legend Gives Golf Lessons
On a warm Saturday morning at the Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, a few dozen children practiced their swings at the driving range. They were there to take a lesson from Notah Begay, the retired professional golfer and current Golf Channel commentator who played alongside Tiger Woods.
Aug. 11, 2019
Cardinals Chief Operating Officer Accused Of DUI
Chandler police said Arizona Cardinals Chief Operating Officer Ronald Minegar was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Saturday evening near Pecos Road and Arizona Avenue after officers observed him speeding, failing to maintain his lane and driving his car in the bike lane.
Aug. 11, 2019
McSally Visits Migrant Detention Center In Yuma
Sen. Martha McSally conducted an official visit to Yuma this week. The topic: migrants and asylum seekers. She met with acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan and was briefed by officials from the Arizona National Guard on the situation at the border.
Aug. 10, 2019

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