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With 70,000 people, over a thousand open bars, and hundreds of giant fires, the annual Burning Man gathering sounds like a recipe for a mess. But guess how many garbage cans are provided? Zero.
Oct. 10, 2017
“I think that it’s easy in a plan to say that people are interested in reducing travel lanes and adding bicycle lanes, but when it actually happens in people’s backyards and impacts their life directly then I think it kind of changes that conversation,” said Tempe traffic engineer Julian Dresang.
Oct. 10, 2017
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The Arizona Diamondbacks season is now over. The Dodgers completed the three game sweep in the National League Division Series with a 3-1 victory at Chase Field last night.
Oct. 10, 2017
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The Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night in Game Three of their National League Division Series, winning 3-1.
Oct. 10, 2017
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is working with the Department of Transportation to safeguard species in the path of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway – including a large lizard found throughout the desert southwest.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing on tax cut proposals being floated by the Trump administration.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Another state has filed suit against Chandler-based opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics. Insys has said it is working toward a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and has taken steps to strengthen its compliance program amid probes related to federal charges in other states, including Arizona.
Oct. 9, 2017
A new survey finds a disconnect between people’s perception of their own health and the reality of it.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Sprint awarded 800 tablets to students at two high schools in the Tolleson Union High School District. It's part of Sprint's 1Million Project, an effort to close the "homework gap."
Oct. 9, 2017
A special screening in Scottsdale for the film "Dolores" will be attended by the 87-year-old activist Dolores Huerta, who will answer questions about the award-winning biopic and her life's work for social change.
Oct. 9, 2017
"Architecture Matters" by Aaron Betsky
Architecture is all around us — in our own homes, surrounding neighborhoods and downtown high rises. Aaron Betsky has been an architect and a critic over his long career. He’s currently president of the School of Architecture at Taliesin — in Scottsdale and Spring Green, Wisconsin. We spoke with him about his new book, "Architecture Matters."
Oct. 9, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
There are significant dates coming up this week in three countries with which the U.S. currently has strained relations. I’m joined for our weekly preview of the top international stories by the BBC’s Alexander Griffiths.
Oct. 9, 2017
Jerry Brown
When California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law last week, he turned California into a so-called “sanctuary state.” With me to talk about the impact SB 54 may have is Gabriel Chin. He's a law professor at the University of California-Davis School of Law.
Oct. 9, 2017
Truman Project
Grass-roots efforts to change U.S. gun laws have sprouted up following the series of mass shootings in this country, but not much has changed. Shawn VanDiver is a Navy veteran and director of San Diego Chapter of the Truman National Security Project. He is also a gun owner. We talked with VanDiver about what gun law changes he’d like to see.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. The shootings one week ago in Las Vegas once again highlighted calls to modify U.S. gun laws, but where should those efforts be focused?
Oct. 9, 2017
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The words ‘Mississippi River’ evoke images of a mustachioed Mark Twain — or the whistle of a steamboat calliope.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Every week, Beth Nobles visits Dana D’Ambrosio and her newborn daughter, Anastasia, at her home to check her weight and height, and to check in on her mom. D’Ambrosio is enrolled in the Maricopa County Department of Health’s Nurse-Family Partnership, and Nobles is a nurse who has been visiting her every week for months.
Oct. 9, 2017
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The way Arizona pays for students with special needs is leading to a mismatch in terms of where the money is needed and where it’s going. The Arizona Republic did an analysis of data from the 2015-16 school year, and with me to talk about what they found is legislative reporter Alia Rau.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Some 77 million Americans are personally affected in some way by the opioid epidemic, and at least 91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.
Oct. 9, 2017
Puerto Rico
Last Tuesday afternoon, President Trump spent four hours in Puerto Rico assessing the damage of Hurricane Maria. Among his comments were praising FEMA and the federal government’s “incredible” and “unbelievable” job. Two hours after the president said that, the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, revised that number — more than doubling it to 34.
Oct. 9, 2017

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