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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
Arizona Teacher Strike Impacting Blood Drives, Donations
Because of school closures due to the statewide teacher walk out, many drives have either been cancelled or are at risk of being cancelled, threatening nearly 1,000 potential donations.
May. 1, 2018
Some Parents Keep Kids Home In Solidarity With Teachers
Vail School District near Tucson re-opened Tuesday. Attendance numbers show 90 percent of the 12,800 Vail students came to class.
May. 1, 2018
Why Does Art Spark Protests In Some Places And Not Others?
"Angels in America," Tony Kushner’s Tony-Award winning play about homesexuality and the AIDS epidemic, toured the country in the 1990s.
May. 1, 2018
Food Bank Stretched To Limit During Teacher Strike
As the teacher walkout stretches into its fourth day today, many kids who rely on schools for free lunches are not getting those meals. St. Mary’s Food Bank has been providing meals to thousands of those students since the walkout began, and now, they say, it’s reaching crisis levels.
May. 1, 2018
Program Trains Officers How To Work With Deaf, Hard Of Hearing
Law enforcement officers often find themselves in unexpected situations. Sometimes, those can involve people who are deaf or hard of hearing and unable to follow officers’ requests or orders. That has led to violent occurrences.
May. 1, 2018
Major General Explains National Guard
The Arizona National Guard says it has gotten federal funding to deploy up to 440 soldiers along the state’s southern border, as part of Operation Guardian Support.
May. 1, 2018
Trade Unions Stand In Solidarity With #RedForEd Movement
There’s been a gradual decline in organized labor over the past decade in Arizona. But trade unions are attempting to capitalize on the momentum of the #RedForEd movement.
May. 1, 2018
Arizona Representatives Discuss Latest Education Funding Plan
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday that he had reached a deal with lawmakers on a plan to give teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020, a plan that’s been questioned by teachers who decided to carry out their walkout even after the plan was introduced.
May. 1, 2018
Robrt Pela Delves Into His Linda Ronstadt Record Collection
Linda Ronstadt was at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts last week for a conversation about her four decade career. And it sent writer Robrt Pela deep into his record collection.
May. 1, 2018
Arizona
We’ve talked to lawmakers, school administrators, teachers and support staff about the #RedForEd teacher walkout. Now let’s check in with a parent of a child affected by the walkout.
May. 1, 2018
The Pulse: The Cost Of Diabetes
The Centers for Disease Control says half of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. will develop diabetes some time during their lives. From WHYY's The Pulse, Texas reporter Kristen Cabrera looked at her father's family where that number has been more like 100 percent.
May. 1, 2018

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