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Survey: Parents, Public Support Strikes For Underpaid Teachers
Arizona teachers went on strike last year for better pay — among other things — and now a new poll shows widespread support for the tactic. 55% of teachers surveyed said they would strike for higher pay, and support is even higher among parents.
Aug. 6, 2019
The Aftermath Of The Woodbury Fire
Before it was contained last month, the Woodbury Fire burned more than 123,000 acres in and around the Superstitions, east of the Phoenix metro area.
Aug. 6, 2019
Media Prof: Violent Video Games Dont Cause Violence
Investigations continue into the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that happened over the weekend. President Donald Trump even mentioned video games and how they may be a negative influence.
Aug. 6, 2019
New Greek Orthodox Archbishop To Visit Arizona
The Phoenix Greek Orthodox Church is awaiting a visit from Archbishop Elpidophoros Tuesday evening. He was appointed to oversee the church in the U.S. last June by leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Father Apostolos Hill said the visit coincides with an important holiday.
Aug. 6, 2019
Ballparks Often Deeply Connected To Their Community, History
The ballpark has been deeply connected to a community, its culture and, often, its history. Architecture critic and baseball lover Paul Goldberger digs into that connection in his new book "Ballpark: Baseball in the American City."
Aug. 6, 2019
Expansion Planned For Campground Near Grand Canyon
The Ten X Campground in Tusayan, near the entrance of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, will expand from 70 sites to 300.
Aug. 6, 2019
Sonoran Congress Takes Up Marriage Equality Measure
For the time being at least, Sonora’s family code defines marriage as the “legitimate union of a man and a woman,” and further states that same-sex marriages are “legally impossible.”
Aug. 6, 2019
Growing Program Puts Air Quality Specialists On Wildfires
Because of the health hazards from wildfires spewing smoke into the atmosphere, Congress earlier this year said all top-tier federal teams battling wildland blazes should have at least one specialist assigned to monitor smoke.
Aug. 6, 2019
Oceanside Residents Lobby For New Strategy To Save The Beach
Many Southern California beaches are gradually disappearing, and communities are looking for ways to save the sand. A group of Oceanside residents is lobbying for a new strategy to supplement the beach sand replenishment program that takes place every year when the Army Corps of Engineers dredges the harbor mouth.
Aug. 6, 2019
Mexico Prepares Legal Actions After El Paso Shootings
At least six Mexican citizens were killed and seven wounded during Saturday’s shooting in El Paso, Texas, by a suspected white supremacist. The Mexican government is preparing a series of legal and diplomatic actions, including a terrorism lawsuit that could be the first of its kind.
Aug. 5, 2019
Arizona Reacts To Trump Mass-Shooting Speech
Former and present Arizona lawmakers are reacting to the president's speech on the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio as well as proposed gun legislation.
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Aug. 5, 2019
Gov. Ducey Selects New Policy Adviser For Education
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Monday that Kaitlin Harrier will serve as his policy adviser for education. Harrier played a role in the development of Proposition 123 and developed the plan to distribute dollars for new school buses as part of the Volkswagen settlement.
Aug. 5, 2019
Tucson To Vote On Initiative To Raise Age To Buy Tobacco
Now, Tucson city leaders are considering an ordinance that would raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Aug. 5, 2019
Law Enforcement: Run, Hide, Fight During A Mass Shooting
Members of the law enforcement community are reminding people how they react in a mass shooting event could be the difference between life and death.
Aug. 5, 2019
Weekend Lightning Causes Verde Fire Near Black Mesa
Saturday night’s lightning was a byproduct of thunderstorms and is being blamed for the Verde Fire. It is burning on the east side of the Verde River, near Black Mesa, about 2 miles northeast of the Fort McDowell Reservation, and four miles east of Rio Verde community.
Aug. 5, 2019
Phoenix Police To Record Every Time They Point Weapons
Phoenix Police officers begin training today for a new policy aimed at reducing the number of officer-involved shootings. Phoenix led the nation last year with 44 people shot by police.
Aug. 5, 2019
Goodyear Continues Partnership With Nike Despite AZ Governor
The city of Goodyear has attracted warehouse and distribution centers as part of a steady growth pattern. The most intense headlines were generated last month when Goodyear City Council agreed to bring a Nike manufacturing facility to the area.
Aug. 5, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: India Revokes Special Status Of State
India has issued a presidential decree revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir — the country's only Muslim-majority state. What sort of reaction should we expect in the coming few days? The Show talked about it with BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Aug. 5, 2019
Boas: Arizona Isnt An Election Bellwether — Yet
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 5, 2019
Tempe Police Clarify Positive Ticketing Campaign
The Tempe Police Department’s so-called “positive ticketing” campaign sparked an uproar on social media last week.
Aug. 5, 2019

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