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The National Park Service has given a $500,000 grant to Arizona Parks and Trails. The money will be used on the rehab project at the Mountain View Officers’ Club at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista.
Mar. 14, 2018
Arizona’s teachers are some of the lowest paid in the country, and they have called for raises to address the state’s ongoing teacher shortage for years now. One researcher who has taken an in-depth look at Arizona’s teacher attrition problem said it’s not so simple.
Mar. 14, 2018
Maricopa County has the best health outcomes for its residents in the state, while Apache County has the worst, according to a new report.
Mar. 14, 2018
Students across the Valley walked out of their classrooms Wednesday on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.
Mar. 14, 2018
An unsettling pattern has emerged in the aftermath of national tragedies, like the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Survivors and victims’ families are grieving the loss of their loved ones but these days, they are also the targets of a wave of vitriol aimed directly at them. They are often harassed online and in-person by conspiracy theorists who think the whole thing was a hoax.
Mar. 14, 2018
Taxes on rental cars that pay for sports stadiums are constitutional, according to a ruling from the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Mar. 14, 2018
Tempe voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 403 on Tuesday, which amends the City Charter to "require the disclosure of the origins of major contributions used to influence city elections."
Mar. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: Legendary Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead At 76
Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking passed away this morning at the age of 76. Hawking was renowned for his investigations into physics's most enigmatic subject: the black hole. Hawking revolutionized the field of cosmology many times over, continuing to upend how we understand black holes, relativity, and the origins of the universe.
Mar. 14, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The High Price Of Accountability
It's important to hold people accountable for their negative behavior. But it can be more impactful to focus on the behaviors we want to see continue, as opposed to giving energy to avoiding the negative. Psychologists Doctor Art Markman and Doctor Bob Duke share a deeper explanation of this topic.
Mar. 14, 2018
Silicon Valley-based blood testing company Theranos and its chief executive officer agreed to settle fraud charges with federal regulators Wednesday. A consumer lawsuit from Arizona’s attorney general was settled late last year.
Mar. 14, 2018
The Takeaway: The New CIA Director
Gina Haspel, President Trump's nominee for CIA director, is most well known for her role in running a CIA "black site" in Thailand in the aftermath of 9/11, where she oversaw interrogation techniques often described as tantamount to torture.
Mar. 14, 2018
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake said he’s feeling positive about President Donald Trump’s pick to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA director Mike Pompeo.
Mar. 14, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey won't promise to veto new tax cuts, even as he says the state is putting as much money as it can into public education. In fact, the governor is already committed to sign at least one measure that will cut state revenue by up to $15 million a year. That amid growing complaints from teachers and educators who say the state is short-changing public schools.
Mar. 14, 2018
Hoping to prevent a future school shooting in Arizona, a Senate panel agreed yesterday to set up a statewide hotline where students can anonymously report dangerous activities and threats.
Mar. 14, 2018
Border Patrol Union Rep: Trump
The union that Border Patrol agent Chris Harris is a member of endorsed Donald Trump for president. On Tuesday, the commander-in-chief visited California to get his first in-person look at the border wall prototypes. Trump’s gesture meant a lot to border patrol agents, Harris said.
Mar. 14, 2018
A payroll processing company will soon be issuing more paychecks in Phoenix.
Mar. 14, 2018
The city of Tempe completed its first entirely mail-in election Tuesday.
Mar. 14, 2018
Phoenix is close to signing a multimillion-dollar deal to help bring the Thunderbird School of Global Management downtown.
Mar. 14, 2018
The ACLU of Arizona has sent demand letters to over 100 charter schools across the state demanding immediate changes to their enrollment policies.
Mar. 14, 2018
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake returned to the Senate floor Tuesday to request immediate passage of his bipartisan bill to provide a temporary solution for DACA recipients facing potential deportation.
Mar. 13, 2018

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