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Arizona Snowbowl
Yesterday was May 1, and Snowbowl in Flagstaff is still open. This is officially the longest season Snowbowl has ever had in its 79-year history.
May. 2, 2017
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In April 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and led to what’s been called the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. And now, a new paper published in the journal Science, estimates the damage to natural resources valued by the public at $17.2 billion.
May. 2, 2017
Car steering wheel
This week, the Arizona Legislature pushed a bill to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk that would allow children in foster care to buy car insurance. This bill changes the current law that had barred minors from entering into contracts, effectively blocking children with no co-signing adult from the path to earning a driver’s license all together.
May. 2, 2017
Damaso Lopez Nunez
The man accused of inheriting El Chapo’s drug-trafficking empire was arrested in Mexico’s capital. Dámaso López Núñez was hiding in the upper-class neighborhood of Anzures, in Mexico City, until his arrest on early Monday.
May. 2, 2017
Achieve 60 AZ
Arizona is aiming for 60 percent of its residents between the ages of 25-64 to have some kind of post-secondary credential by 2030. That includes bachelor's or advanced degrees and other certificates and credentials.
May. 2, 2017
Arizona schools pay a lot of attention to bringing students who are struggling to meet standards up to proficiency. But what about high-performing students who are already there?
May. 2, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are eight million stories in the naked city." Here’s another version of that sentiment — one producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the backseat confessions she hears.
May. 2, 2017
Richard Fry
There’s been a lot of talk lately about how Millennials can’t stick with a job. In Forbes recently, it was a survey about the 3 main reasons Millennials quit their jobs. We spoke with Richard Fry, a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center.
May. 2, 2017
doctor looking at xray
A new $2.27 million federal grant could help researchers get a better handle on who is most likely to have a worse case of Valley fever. We talked more about that with Dr. John Galgiani, director of the UA's Valley Fever Center for Excellence.
May. 2, 2017
"Casino Healthcare: The  Health of a Nation, America’s Biggest Gamble."
The latest effort to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act is underway on Capitol Hill, where Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with a number of members of congress to get their support for dramatic changes. We learned more from Dan Munro, author of "Casino Healthcare: The Health of a Nation, America’s Biggest Gamble."
May. 2, 2017
Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest
Arizona has awarded two loan guarantees to the private operators of charter schools, which are considered public schools. Last year, lawmakers agreed to set aside $100 million to help privately-run charters get lower interest rates when they borrow money.
May. 2, 2017
The legislative session may be heading to a close later this week, thanks to a lot of progress being made on the state budget.
May. 2, 2017
If the Tempe vending machine location is approved by the City Council, it will be the company’s sixth in the country.
May. 2, 2017
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President Donald Trump has promised a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and the vote could come as early as this week.
May. 2, 2017
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President Donald Trump thrust the H-1B visa program back into the spotlight recently. What are the problems with the program, and are they likely to get fixed anytime soon?
May. 2, 2017
arizona storytellers
Mario Avent is an Army veteran living in Phoenix.
May. 2, 2017
Students in the Queen Creek Unified School District Adult Education digital storytelling class
The Queen Creek Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of some its oldest learners last night. Students of the adult education program’s digital storytelling class presented to the public.
May. 2, 2017
Arizonans need not worry about their city interfering with the sale of a refrigerator, a microwave or more pointedly, a gun.
May. 2, 2017
clean water
A new study found more than one-third of Arizona’s population gets their water from systems that violated the Safe Drinking Water Act in 2015.
May. 2, 2017
Housing for baseball players could be on the horizon for the Peoria Sports Complex.
May. 2, 2017

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