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Bee on flower
Save the bees! It’s a phrase that’s emblazoned on t-shirts and bumper stickers today. That’s because the decline of the honeybee population has become an increasingly serious problem for our global food supply, and scientists are trying to figure out how to stop it.
Sep. 5, 2017
Obesity
Arizona’s obesity rates have generally held steady over the past few years. The 2017 State of Obesity Report finds Arizona’s rate last year was 29 percent. That’s up about half a percent from 2015, and essentially the same as 2014.
Sep. 5, 2017
Matthew Delmont
World War II has come to be known as the Great War, and it was fought by America’s “Greatest Generation.” That included African-Americans, but their story hasn’t been told with the detail that their history may dictate.
Sep. 5, 2017
Fair Immigration
The Trump administration’s announcement on DACA follows its decision earlier this summer to cancel another program implemented by the Obama administration. It was called DAPA, which stands for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents. Our next guest was in favor of that move, and had called on the president to do the same for DACA.
Sep. 5, 2017
DACA
As we’ve heard, the DACA program is ending. The administration says no current recipients of the program will be impacted before March 5, but there are around 800,000 who currently have this status, including more than 20,000 here in Arizona. Joining us in-studio now is one of those DACA recipients: 21-year-old Vasthy Lamadrid.
Sep. 5, 2017
supporters of DACA join hands
Almost 28,000 young immigrants in Arizona work and live in the U.S. legally because of a federal program known as DACA. In the moments after Jeff Sessions announced DACA would end there was silence. Then there were tears.
Sep. 5, 2017
the takeaway logo
The House and Senate are returning from summer recess and the stakes are even higher than before they left town.
Sep. 5, 2017
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Tensions continue to escalate after North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb on Sunday. It was the country's most powerful nuclear test so far and comes on the heels of last week's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile over Japan.
Sep. 5, 2017
Logan Fischer reads Braille
For years, if you were a student with a visual or hearing disability in rural Arizona, you had two choices: move to Phoenix or Tucson for school, or go to school in your hometown – where you might be the only kid with a disability.
Sep. 5, 2017
head of lettuce
Some Arizona and California farms growing leafy greens have met new compliance measures required for food safety - six months ahead of a federal deadline.
Sep. 5, 2017
Saddle Mountain Brewing Company beer
Beer is made from four primary ingredients: grain, hops, yeast and water, but many craft brewers experiment. A group of Arizona breweries recently took on an ingredient most people have never tasted.
Sep. 5, 2017
$10 minimum wage
Advocates for a higher minimum wage rallied in Phoenix on Monday as part of a national day of protest called "Fight for 15."
Sep. 4, 2017
Nurse John Roesler
When Hurricane Harvey rolled through Houston, it semi-submerged tens of thousands of homes in water. Among those living there when it hit were the health care providers who treat Houston's cancer patients.
Sep. 4, 2017
Nick Offerman, in addition to acting, is a woodworker and owns a woodshop in LA. He’s also an author. His new book is called "Good Clean Fun – Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop."
Sep. 4, 2017
Jessamyn Stanley
When you think of someone who practices yoga, what do you think of? Well, yoga instructor Jessamyn Stanley has a pretty good idea.
Sep. 4, 2017
cheerleading poms
Listen to the sounds of Zamya Nevaeh Smith cheering at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Phoenix.
Sep. 4, 2017
Ted Allen
Ted Allen knows food. And he knows about preparing it under tight time constraints. Allen is the host of the Food Network’s "Chopped," in which chefs get a random basket of ingredients, and have to turn it into something delicious — in 20 minutes.
Sep. 4, 2017
Do you remember where you were 25 years ago? It’s when "Wayne’s World" schwung its way into movie theaters.
Sep. 4, 2017
 Indian Country Today Media Network logo
A large Native American media company will be suspending active operations today. Indian Country Today Media Network was launched in 2011 after evolving from a regional newspaper.
Sep. 4, 2017
Other groups, however, say the program should stay intact and that ending it would disrupt the lives of roughly 800,000 immigrants nationwide who were brought to the United Stats illegally as children.
Sep. 4, 2017

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