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The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Connects To Community
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is undertaking a handful of new initiatives in an effort to build the relationship between the famed architect and the community. The projects include collaborations with artists to raise awareness of Wright’s work, programs in K-12 schools and a newly expanded licensing division.
Apr. 16, 2019
Researchers Are Developing An
As the opioid crisis continues to grip the nation and claim so many lives, researchers around the country are working to come up with solutions to ease it — some practical and some novel. One of those solutions is to create an "opioid vaccine."
Apr. 16, 2019
Potential Federal Reserve Nominations Worry Economists
President Trump hasn’t been shy about criticizing the Federal Reserve Board — or Fed — which is the panel that sets interest rates, among other things, that are intended to keep the nation’s monetary system stable. Now the president is making a lot of financial experts and economists uncomfortable by possibly nominating Herman Cain and Stephen Moore to the Fed.
Apr. 16, 2019
AZ Corporation Commission May Lose Some Authority
The Arizona Corporation Commission could lose some of its investigative authority under a bill being considered by state lawmakers. The House gave the bill preliminary approval on Monday and would scale back the utility regulators’ ability to get documents from private companies.
Apr. 16, 2019
The Takeaway: The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire — What It Means For France And The World
On Monday afternoon, the world watched in horror as flames engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The cathedral is one of the first Gothic cathedrals in France, holding cultural, religious and historic significance. Construction began in the year 1160 and was completed in the 13th Century.
Apr. 16, 2019
The Pulse: Failing Better
In science — and in life — failure is both a stumbling block and a building block. We regard failure as the enemy of success — but really, it’s just part of the process.
Apr. 16, 2019
Advocacy Group: Gila River Is America
It is the deadline to finalize an environmental review for a Gila River diversion project in New Mexico. The project has long been up in the air, and New Mexico’s new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, promised to end it and redirect millions of federal dollars to efficiency and conservation projects.
Apr. 16, 2019
Mexican Women Jump-Start Businesses With New Program
A group of 28 women graduated from an entrepreneurship course hosted by the University of Arizona and the U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico, this month. Their businesses range from opening an ice cream shop to starting a YouTube channel. On April 6, they presented the fruits of their labor at a trade show.
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Apr. 16, 2019
Arizona Conservatives Rally For
A congressman and the chair of the Arizona Republican Party were among the speakers at a rally Monday evening dubbed “Patriotism Over Socialism.” Anti-Defamation League of Arizona said the rally would likely draw extremists.
Apr. 16, 2019
Arizona County OKs Money For Election Investigation
An Arizona county on Monday approved money for an investigation of possible voter fraud in a remote community on the Arizona-Utah border where members of a polygamous sect kept control of a town council.
Apr. 15, 2019
Tempe Opens Applications For City Council Vacancy
Tempe leaders are accepting applications to fill a vacancy on City Council. The opening was created Friday when Councilman Kolby Granville was voted out of office by his peers over allegations of misconduct.
Apr. 15, 2019
Largest Mass Grave In Recent Memory Found In Sonora
Members of Guerreras Buscadoras de Sonora — or the Sonoran Warrior Searchers — found 30 bodies over the weekend near Ejido Francisco Madero, a small town outside Ciudad Obregon in the southern part of the state.
Apr. 15, 2019
Kelly:
In the race to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally, former astronaut Mark Kelly has collected $4 million via 58,000 contributors. Kelly has vowed not to accept money from corporate PACs and, on Monday, he received an early endorsement from End Citizens United.
Apr. 15, 2019
Big Issues Holding Up Progress On New Arizona Budget
As Arizona lawmakers reconvened at the Capitol on Monday, they appeared to be in the same place as they’ve been on, arguably, the biggest issue of any session: the state budget. For a look at that and other issues coming to the state Capitol, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Apr. 15, 2019
AMLO: Trump Promises Investment In Mexican ‘Mayan Train’
"I met with the secretary of commerce from the United States, and he told me that President Donald Trump sent me a message promising they will invest on the train," Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said during a rally.
Apr. 15, 2019
Phoenix Police Rolling Out Newest Body Cameras
Ultimately, the Phoenix Police Department will employ 1,600 cameras for the entire force to record their activity while interacting with the community.
Apr. 15, 2019
Texting-While-Driving Bill Sitting Idle At House Speaker
Another legislative session is nearly finished and attempts to pass a no texting while driving law may be driving off a cliff. It has bi-partisan support, including Gov. Doug Ducey's promise to sign it. However, the bill is stalled under House Speaker Rusty Bowers.
Apr. 15, 2019
U.S. Senate Candidate Hopefuls Challenge McSally Appointment
A long standing provision to the U.S. Constitution could place Arizona Sen. Martha McSally’s appointment in jeopardy. An attorney for Libertarian Barry Hess and other politicians has asked a federal judge to order a statewide election — and soon — to let voters choose who should sit in the state’s second U.S. Senate seat.
Apr. 15, 2019
Rep.  Gallego Joins Swalwell
After announcing he would not run for the 2020 Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat, Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego is getting involved in the race for the White House. Gallego is serving as national campaign chair for fellow Rep. Eric Swalwell’s presidential run.
Apr. 15, 2019
Arizona Coyotes Wrap Up Season Hopeful For Future
The NHL playoffs began last week, and the Arizona Coyotes — once again — are not taking part. But the news isn’t all bad — far from it. The organization made huge strides this season and wasn’t eliminated from postseason eligibility until the final couple of games.
Apr. 15, 2019

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