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Arizona voters may be asked to make changes to the state constitution this fall in a number of areas. Author Maya Van Rossum would also like voters here, and across the country, to have the chance to add constitutional protections for the environment.
Feb. 21, 2018
The value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been on a bit of a wild ride over the past several weeks. And that’s led more people to pay attention to this currency system, and ask questions about it — including, what is the blockchain?
Feb. 21, 2018
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian entities last week, accusing them of interfering with U.S. elections in 2016.
Feb. 21, 2018
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As autonomous vehicles become a more common sight on Valley roads, transit officials are thinking about how this new technology might fit into their future plans. Here to talk about that is Scott Smith, the CEO of Valley Metro.
Feb. 21, 2018
Arizona State Capitol
On the same day the Florida legislature declined to take up a gun control bill, Democrats in the Arizona House of Representatives tried to get that chamber to vote on a measure to ban bump stocks. Here to talk about that, as well as some new comments from Governor Doug Ducey on this issue is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Feb. 21, 2018
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Flagstaff has a housing problem. Rents in the college ski town are sky high. So the city came up with a plan for high-occupancy housing, an effort mainly focused on student housing from the overflowing Northern Arizona University campus.
Feb. 21, 2018
Maricopa Community Colleges building
Hundreds of people packed Tuesday night’s meeting of the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board.
Feb. 21, 2018
Debbie Lesko and Steve Montenegro
Two former Republican Arizona lawmakers who are leading candidates to fill a vacant U.S. House seat are embroiled in controversy as Tuesday's special primary election looms.
Feb. 21, 2018
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Since news of last week's shooting broke, teenagers and students have been leading the charge in calling for stronger gun legislation. Ryan Deitsch and Jaylene Kennedy are two of those students. They weigh in today on The Takeaway.
Feb. 21, 2018
Jefferson Keel
The National Congress of American Indians said Congress and the Trump Administration have been ignoring recommendations of tribal governments and failing to provide resources promised in treaties.
Feb. 21, 2018
No More Deaths
A volunteer for an organization that tries to prevent immigrants from dying in the Arizona desert is scheduled for an April 10 trial on charges that he harbored people who were in the United States illegally.
Feb. 21, 2018
Billy Graham
Billy Graham, the most famous minister of his era, died Wednesday at his home in Montreat, N.C., spokesman Todd Shearer tells NPR. In his 99 years, Graham changed the face of evangelical Christianity in America.
Feb. 21, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Don’t always believe every article in a medical journal, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Feb. 21, 2018
Leen Yazzie
Flagstaff’s in an affordable housing jam. There are few places to build in a town surrounded by national forest. But the city’s also bordered by the Navajo Nation, which has a housing shortage of its own. A new Flagstaff housing program is putting many of these people in their own homes.
Feb. 21, 2018
The ASU Student government has approved a bill to expand its health and wellness services through a rise in student tuition fees.
Feb. 21, 2018
Snow in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The Arizona Snowbowl ski area reported 6 inches of fresh snow this holiday weekend, but the Flagstaff area still lags far behind average snowfall amounts this season.
Feb. 20, 2018
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Nancy Pelosi criticized the Republican-led tax cuts during a town hall in Phoenix Tuesday, as part of a 100-city tour by Democrats to highlight their opposition to the tax bill.
Feb. 20, 2018
An Arizona lawmaker failed to get his bill on banning bump stocks, like those used in last fall’s Las Vegas massacre, heard on the House floor Tuesday as a majority of representatives voted against his motion.
Feb. 20, 2018
Solar Panel
A campaign to raise Arizona’s share of renewable energy has filed the proposed constitutional amendment with state election officials.
Feb. 20, 2018
A few years ago, a region in the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora suffered serious damages to its economy after an environmental catastrophe. But now that area has a plan to move forward, with the support of an Arizona-based organization.
Feb. 20, 2018

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