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School District Working With Southwest Key Programs Prepares For Layoffs
The closure of two Southwest Key Programs shelters for undocumented immigrant children is expected to have big consequences for educators that serve vulnerable populations.
Nov. 1, 2018
How Changing Our Diets Could Help The Environment
There are a lot of efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change, from using renewable energy to changing how and where we drive. But a new campaign is focusing on our diets.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Untold History Of Mexican Workers In Arizona
In Arizona’s business community, we often hear the line that our number one trading partner is Mexico. But the impact of Mexican workers in our state also has shaped our state’s economy for longer than our state has been a state.
Nov. 1, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Gem Cutting Like Father, Like Son
Listen to the sounds of Darryl Alexander cutting gemstones with his son, Nick.
Nov. 1, 2018
Growing Interest In What Some Call
There are obviously lots of videos one can watch online, from sports, to music, to cats.
Nov. 1, 2018
Investigation Into Zinke Referred To Justice Department
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that the Interior Department’s internal watchdog had referred an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s behavior to the Justice Department — that’s according to the Washington Post and CNN who cite anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
Nov. 1, 2018
Leaders Concerned About Possible Community Reinvestment Act Changes
A growing coalition of community leaders in south Phoenix will hold a press conference to highlight the effect of the Community Reinvestment Act there.
Nov. 1, 2018
How Complex Is Arizona
Arizona has been famously — or infamously — called ‘the meth lab of American democracy’. But, though our state is known nationally as a hard-line conservative bastion a new piece for Politico makes the argument that our political landscape is actually much more complicated.
Nov. 1, 2018
The History Of Voting And Voter Suppression In The U.S.
With Election Day less than a week away, fears of voter suppression have popped up in most — if not all — areas of the country. Will some voters be turned away? How large a role could provisional ballots play? And why is it so challenging for voting laws to be consistent?
Nov. 1, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Mash-Up Americans — Raising Generation Mash-Up
Where do we come from? Where are we going? How do we create a new culture, rooted in our past while looking to our future? How do we do raise our children with love, and care and with a deep love of their mashiness?
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Does The House Of Representatives Actually Represent All Americans?
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs next Tuesday. But as we prepare for Election Day, one question to ask is: who do our elected officials in the House actually represent?
Nov. 1, 2018
The idea of “Medicare for All” has become an issue in midterm races across the country, with some Democrats embracing the concept, and some Republicans warning against it.
Nov. 1, 2018
ABOR To Meet On UA Men’s Basketball Program Investigation
The Arizona Board of Regents meets Thursday in Phoenix to discuss the next steps in the University of Arizona’s investigation into its men’s basketball program.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Little Mention Of Climate Change In Midterm Ads, But It Matters To Millennials
Millennials are the only generation where a clear majority believes that there is solid evidence of global warming and who also attribute this primarily to human activity. And within the Republican party specifically, there’s a growing gap between millennial and older Republicans on its impact.
Nov. 1, 2018
AZ Has New Health Care Options Through ACA Marketplace
Arizonans will have a new and improved marketplace when they shop for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. And the time to buy that health cover begins Thursday, which marks the beginning of the enrollment period for 2019 plans.
Nov. 1, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Somebody
According to recent data from the World Health Organization, non-adherence is defined as not following directions or filling prescriptions — and they account for 50 percent of treatment failures, 125,000 deaths and 25 percent of hospitalizations each year in the United States.
Nov. 1, 2018
Ducey: It May Be Time To Revisit Vaccination Opt-Out Law
Gov. Doug Ducey wants Arizona kids to be vaccinated against various childhood diseases, calling it a matter of public safety — but he isn’t yet ready to mandate that.
Nov. 1, 2018
Woman Who Survived Car Crash Found After 6 Days
A 53-year-old woman is alive after her car plunged off the side of a highway near Wickenburg. She spent six days on her own before being discovered.
Nov. 1, 2018
Rifle Used In Shootout Was Stolen From Sheriff
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said a high-powered rifle used to fire at officers during a shootout on Interstate 17 was stolen from the sheriff’s office.
Nov. 1, 2018
Water Managers Along Colo. River Figuring Out How To Live With Less
There is just not enough water in the Colorado River to go around. Here are the top three things to keep an eye on as water managers attempt to get the plans finished.
More Sustainability Coverage
Nov. 1, 2018

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