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How Agrivoltaics Could Create Sustainable Crops
As our climate continues to warm here in the desert, sustainably growing food could become a serious challenge. Researchers at the University of Arizona are working to find new ways to approach agriculture and they’ve come up with one that’s garnering some attention.
May. 2, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Is Your Leader Too Charismatic?
Charismatic people have great vision. But a great leader also needs to make sure things get done. On this week's edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore how you can have too much of a good thing when it comes to charisma.
May. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Lost in the United States: From Teenage Migrants to Sex Trafficking Victims
In Marion, Ohio, a city of about 35,000 people an hour north of Columbus, eight migrant teenagers from Guatemala found themselves trapped in a trafficking ring in 2014.
May. 2, 2018
More Companies Turning To Teens To Fill Positions
As more employers are scrambling to fill open positions, they're increasingly turning to teens to take the jobs. That has led to a 13.9 percent drop in teen unemployment during a 12-month average, the lowest year-round average since 2001.
May. 2, 2018
Central Arizona Water Conservation District Faces Federal Lawsuit
The Central Arizona Water Conservation District is facing a federal lawsuit claiming the district is violating the Colorado River Basin Project Act.
May. 2, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright Documentary Debuting At Taliesin West
Frank Lloyd Wright’s reach continues to be powerful and extensive — primarily because of the uniqueness and relevance of his architectural designs, but also because of his fascinating and dramatic life story.
May. 2, 2018
CAP Tries To End Conflict With  Colorado River States
The Central Arizona Project has issued a mea culpa that could calm some nerves among the states that use Colorado River water. The river supplies 40 million people in the U.S. abd Mexico.
May. 2, 2018
Pence Touts Corpoate Tax Cuts In Arizona Speech
Overall, Vice President Mike Pence came to Arizona to tout the new tax ban while also rallying the base and having a round-table discussion with small business owners.
May. 2, 2018
Expect More Arizona CEO On Outlook For Education Budget Plan
The $10.4 billion spending plan would provide for an average 9 percent pay hike for teachers next school year along with funds for additional district assistance. The plan has some #RedForEd supporters feeling more optimistic.
May. 2, 2018
Arizona
The Show spoke with many teachers over the course of the #RedForEd walkout, and we’re joined this Wednesday by Arizona’s teacher of the year for 2018.
May. 2, 2018
AEA Leader Discusses Possible End For Arizona
Arizona's teacher walkout has been led by Noah Karvelis of Arizona Educators United and Joe Thomas, president of the Arizona Education Association. Now that it appears the teacher walkout will officially end, we wanted to find out what they thought of the overall outcome.
May. 2, 2018
Watered Down Version Of Gun Safety Plan Passes Arizona Senate
Arizona senators passed a comprehensive school and public safety plan Tuesday, after removing one of its key provisions.
May. 2, 2018
Destination Big Box: Why Brick-And-Mortar Retail Holds On In Phoenix
Retail shops are closing at a rapid pace nationwide. Online shopping is blamed and labeled as “the future of retail shopping” in most metro areas. But, in some cities, including Phoenix, brick-and-mortar stores still have a lot of shelf life left.
May. 2, 2018
Arizona Teachers Rally Again Ahead Of Salary Increase Vote
Arizona educators gathered Wednesday in their red T-shirts at the state Capitol for a fifth and final day of a statewide walkout as the Republican-controlled Legislature was expected to pass a budget that still does not meet their demands.
#RedForEd Strike: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | More Education News
May. 2, 2018
Tinder Fire Caused By Abandoned Campfire
The wildfire is currently zero percent contained and destroyed 30 buildings and is threatening about 1,000 homes and other buildings near Payson.
May. 2, 2018
#RedForEd Organizers Will Call Off Historic Strike If Budget Passes
Arizona teachers said they will end a historic statewide strike Thursday that shut down schools for days if lawmakers pass a plan that offers big raises and increased school funding but that still falls short of their demands.
#RedForEd Strike: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | More Education News
May. 1, 2018
AZTown Hall Calls For Legal Collaboration With Mexico
Business leaders from Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora are recommending more cross-border collaborations — especially in legal issues — as a way to foster bilateral economic growth.
May. 1, 2018
March For Our Lives Arizona Doesn
As the Arizona senate debates an altered version of Governor Doug Ducey’s original school safety plan, one leader of the state’s March for Our Lives chapter isn’t happy.
May. 1, 2018
Phoenix Parks And Recreation Enacts Open Fire Ban
Effective Tuesday, open wood and charcoal fires are prohibited in Phoenix’s desert and mountain preserves
May. 1, 2018
Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension
After nearly a month of terse exchanges among water managers in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona about Colorado River conservation strategies, representatives from the five states met Monday in Salt Lake City to hash out their differences.
May. 1, 2018

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