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The Equal Rights Amendment was a powerful force decades ago in the United States, but its momentum slowed and not enough states ratified it by 1982 to make it official. Since then, 23 states have added equal rights amendments to their state constitutions. Arizona isn’t one of them.
Apr. 11, 2018
Wednesday it was announced that individuals from Arizona are filing their own lawsuit about it the citizenship status question on the 2020 census.
Apr. 11, 2018
These “walk-ins” are not yet "walkouts," though organizers have indicated that would be a looming possibility. For now, teachers and supporters come together in front of schools before class to protest low pay and school funding shortfalls, and then walk into school together in a show of unity.
Apr. 11, 2018
Maintaining the Salt River Project’s pipes, ditches and canals poses unique technical and workforce problems. In this installment of the Arizona Science Desk’s “Lifeblood of the Desert” series, we explore how SRP is working with Arizona State University on some novel helpers.
Apr. 11, 2018
Democrats across the country are optimistic about their chances to make significant election gains this year.
Apr. 10, 2018
There are just over 1,000 schools across Arizona rallying Wednesday, walking into classrooms and not out, yet. For organizers, a strike would be the next step, depending on how much support they see at schools.
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Apr. 10, 2018
The Phoenix Film Festival is in full swing this week, and filmmakers from all over the world are showcasing their work. Every year the festival pays special attention to movies made in Arizona. This year, Phoenix gets a spotlight.
Apr. 10, 2018
Lynching of African-Americans is one of the more tragic and embarrassing parts of U.S. history, and they were still occurring nearly a century after the end of the Civil War.
Apr. 10, 2018
Earlier this month, The Denver Post became the latest newspaper to announce it will make deeper staff cuts. When these layoffs are completed, the Post’s staff is expected to be at fewer than 100 people.
Apr. 10, 2018
The city of Phoenix created a trees and shade plan way back in 2010, but some say not much progress has been made since it was introduced. A group of residents are petitioning the city council to force them to take action.
Apr. 10, 2018
The Trump administration has signaled it will restrict immigration in many ways — even for those who are highly skilled foreign workers.
Apr. 10, 2018
Arizona National Guard members are deploying to the Mexican border this week.
Apr. 10, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that students with DACA status cannot receive in-state tuition.
Apr. 10, 2018
Those who use a Arizona driver's license or ID card to get through checkpoints at the airport are being urged to get a new form of identification.
Apr. 10, 2018
On Wednesday, organizers of Arizona Educators United are planning to disrupt the school day.
Apr. 10, 2018
Dr. Sharon Thompson shares a story about how she became a doctor by way of another profession.
Apr. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Calls Mount For Pruitt
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is becoming increasingly isolated as a string of ethical violations lead many to question his ability to survive the growing scandals.
Apr. 10, 2018
The Pulse: Teens Ghost Social Media
Amanda Lenhart of the Better Life Lab at New America, a nonprofit think tank in Washington D.C., studies teens and technology. A 2017 poll she led found that 58 percent of American teens have started to put their phones down and step away from social media.
Apr. 10, 2018
Wildfire seasons in the U.S. are growing longer and more destructive, and a dry Arizona winter could mean a rough fire season ahead. Now, research points to a surprising link between wildfires and streamflows.
Apr. 10, 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing on Capitol Hill for a second day of hearings about protecting its users' data. The House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing follows hours of questioning by lawmakers in the Senate.
Apr. 10, 2018

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