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 ADOT Announces Program To Create Safety Corridor To Rocky Point
Puerto Penasco, or Rocky Point, has long been known as Arizona’s beach. Just a few hours’ drive from Phoenix, the resort town has lived — and died — with Arizona tourism. When drug violence has hit the area, and Arizonans have avoided it, Rocky Point’s economy has taken a big hit.
Feb. 28, 2018
Papillon Changes Tanks After Crash
The company that owns the helicopter involved in a deadly crash at the Grand Canyon is adding new fuel systems to its fleet that could help prevent or limit burn injuries.
Feb. 28, 2018
Navajo President Cancels Wild Horse Hunt
Navajo Nation officials have declared an emergency drought. At the same time the tribe is grappling with the impacts of wild horses overgrazing on the dry landscape.
Feb. 28, 2018
How Activism Has Evolved Over Generations
After the shooting that killed 17 people at Stoneman Douglas High School, many of the surviving students have become outspoken advocates of gun control. And observers are crediting their activism with having some change on the discussion on this issue.
Feb. 28, 2018
 Curriculum Helps Immigrants Who Are Blind Learn English
Alison Ambroso is with the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired. She developed an English as a second language curriculum for immigrants who are blind or visually impaired.
Feb. 28, 2018
House Passes Indian Country AMBER Alert Bill
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would expand the AMBER Alert child abduction warning system to Indian Country.
Feb. 28, 2018
How Were Women Represented In English Literature In 19th Century?
You might assume that, as women’s rights have expanded in the last century, so have their roles in literature. But new research published in the Journal of Cultural Analytics shows women were better represented in the late-18th century than in the 19th century in English literature.
Feb. 28, 2018
Fifth Person Dies In Helicopter Crash
A British tourist who was pulled from the fiery wreckage of a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon has died from her injuries, according to a Nevada coroner. This brings the total number of deaths from the crash up to five.
Feb. 28, 2018
Scottsdale Education Association President: New Acting Superintendent
The Scottsdale Unified School District has been embroiled in conflict this year. On Tuesday night, the governing board voted to stop construction on two voter-approved projects and put a new administrator temporarily in charge of the district.
Feb. 28, 2018
Lesko, Tipirneni Win Primaries In CD8 Special Election
The field is now set for April’s special general election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, in the race to replace Trent Franks. Former State Senator Debbie Lesko won the Republican primary, while ER doctor Hiral Tipirneni won the Democratic primary. We hear from both, joining us on The Show.
Feb. 28, 2018
Inspector General: ICE Improperly Changed Eloy Deal To Get Detention Facility In Texas
A newly released audit blasted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for altering a deal with the city of Eloy to get a detention facility in Texas, but the agency denied improperly changing the agreement which now pays Eloy to act as a so-called middleman.
Feb. 28, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head:  Why On-Demand Entertainment Doesn
It might seem odd that anyone still treks out to see live theater – given that we have so much on-demand entertainment at our fingertips every day through streaming services or television.
Feb. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: The Long Evolution Of The NRA
The NRA, which was founded in the aftermath of the Civil War to teach marksmanship, went from a firearm safety group to one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in America.
Feb. 28, 2018
Scottsdale School Board Names Acting Superintendent
Amy Fuller, an administrator helping oversee changes at Coronado High School, will fill the district’s top job.
Feb. 28, 2018
$250 Arizona Tax Credit In The Works For Each Kid In Household
Arizonans with a house full of kids will benefit if the legislature approves a $250 per child tax credit.
Feb. 28, 2018
 For American Children Of Mexican Immigrants, A Battle To Get Documented In Mexico
More than 280,000 children born in the United States live in Mexico but don’t have sufficient documentation to prove their identity in either country.
Feb. 28, 2018
Arizona
Phoenix temperatures will stay below normal over the next couple of days, but the above average temperatures will be back next week.
Feb. 28, 2018
Experts Predict Arizona Drought Will Threaten Driver Safety During Dust Storms
Arizona experts look ahead at ways to prevent dust storm caused auto accidents this year.
Feb. 28, 2018
MCCCD Board Eliminates
The Maricopa County Community College District governing board voted to eliminate an employee bargaining option Tuesday.
Feb. 28, 2018
Sens. Flake, Heitkamp Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Extend DACA Protections
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would extend protections for immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Feb. 28, 2018

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