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The Scottsdale Unified School District has faced increasing public criticism since the attorney general started investigating the district’s business practices. Tuesday the governing board is scheduled to consider the dismissal of Superintendent Denise Birdwell and Chief Operating Officer Louis Hartwell.
Mar. 19, 2018
New research out of McGill University says smartphones are not making us antisocial — they’re actually proof that we are hypersocial. Samuel Veissiere is an assistant professor in the Culture, Mind, and Brain Program at McGill University and he helped conduct this research.
Mar. 19, 2018
Does segregation lead to more segregation? And, how do the choices we all make, both consciously and subconsciously, contribute to that?
Mar. 19, 2018
The Kerner Commision's report on race in America concluded that inner-city violence was being driven by poverty and institutional racism. Alice George, historian and contributor to Smithsonian.com, has written about the Kerner Commission 50 years after its release. She joins The Show's Steve Goldstein to talk about it.
Mar. 19, 2018
President Trump toured prototypes of the border wall last week in San Diego, as he continued to emphasize how it would reduce crime and drug smuggling. And even while he has professed some support for so-called Dreamers, he has also talked about certain immigrants being “burdens on schools.”
Mar. 19, 2018
Vladimir Putin was re-elected in Russia this weekend, which was not much of a surprise. His country faces a deadline in the U.K. this week, related to several diplomats there; here for our weekly look at the big international stories in the coming days is the BBC’s Camilla Mills.
Mar. 19, 2018
Records from the sexual misconduct investigation involving former Rep. Don Shooter were released by the Arizona House of Representatives on Friday.
Mar. 19, 2018
A collaborative project between the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office in Tucson and the New York Academy of Art is working to give names to the nameless.
Mar. 19, 2018
Oklahoma is moving to a new method of carrying out executions. Officials say they’ll use nitrogen gas to execute death row inmates.
Mar. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: New Report Shows Russian Cyberattacks Targeted U.S. Infrastructure
The Russian government has been orchestrating cyberattacks against infrastructure networks in the U.S. and Europe for years. That’s according to a Department of Homeland Security report released last Thursday.
Mar. 19, 2018
Unless a buyer can be found, the Navajo Generating Station in Page, Arizona is going to shut down at the end of 2019.
Mar. 19, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is expected this week to unveil a proposal dealing with gun safety and school safety.
Mar. 19, 2018
How A Calfornia Dying Lake Factors Into Colorado River’s Future
The biggest lake in California is shrinking.The Salton Sea occupies a hot, desert basin a short drive from the Mexico border and it’s been evaporating for years. It’s sustained by the Colorado River water that passes through these farms as irrigation before flowing into the 350 square mile lake.
Mar. 19, 2018
Tempe police say early investigations show the car was going around 40 miles per hour with no significant signs of slowing down before hitting Elaine Herzberg. Police said Monday neither the victim nor the driver seemed impaired.
Mar. 19, 2018
National Weather Service meteorologist Mark O’Malley looked at incoming systems and predicted ideal conditions this week in the lower elevations with highs in the 70s and 80s.
Mar. 19, 2018
Arizona lawmakers want to bypass the "suitable" jobs clause and make unemployed workers take first job offer after four weeks on state benefits.
Mar. 19, 2018
Justice courts in two Arizona counties are conducting pilot programs aimed at making the legal process quicker and simpler in civil disputes involving claims no larger than $3,500.
Mar. 19, 2018
The Pulse: Healing The Wounds From Injecting Drugs
Wounds of addiction may be buried in shame. They can also be serious, requiring surgery and constant care.
Mar. 19, 2018
As Phoenix leaders prepare to hold budget hearings, the police department has its eyes on the sky.
Mar. 19, 2018
Four months after launching a citywide homeless response strategy, Phoenix is looking for ways to improve it.
Mar. 19, 2018

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