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Discussing the week in news with Stan Barnes of CopperState Consulting and public policy consultant and former legislative leader Chris Herstam.
Nov. 2, 2018
Arizona Had 127 Confirmed Cases Of Flu In First Month Of Season
If you were planning to get a flu shot, it’s not too late — and now the Arizona Department of Health has a better idea of where we’re headed this flu season after the latest report.
Nov. 2, 2018
3 Candidates Vie For State
Three candidates are vying for the state’s top job. Green Party Candidate Angel Torres and Democrat David Garcia are both trying to unseat Gov. Doug Ducey, as the incumbent seeks a second term in office. Education, immigration and energy are among the top issues for Arizona voters.
More Arizona Election Coverage
Nov. 2, 2018
AARP Surveys Different Generations On Attitude Towards Voting, Loans
A new survey commissioned by AARP talked to Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials about their attitudes when it comes to voting, student loan debt and social security.
Nov. 1, 2018
CAP Parent Agency Approves Deal With GRIC
The agency that runs the Central Arizona Project on Thursday approved a deal to acquire water from the Gila River Indian Community.
Nov. 1, 2018
Study: Coconut Oil Repel Insects Better Than DEET
A federally funded study has found a pantry ingredient contains a naturally produced chemical that repels some insects better than DEET. It's considered to be the most effective insect repellent on the market, used in bug sprays and to keep biting flies away from livestock.
Nov. 1, 2018
School District Working With Southwest Key Programs Prepares For Layoffs
The closure of two Southwest Key Programs shelters for undocumented immigrant children is expected to have big consequences for educators that serve vulnerable populations.
Nov. 1, 2018
How Changing Our Diets Could Help The Environment
There are a lot of efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change, from using renewable energy to changing how and where we drive. But a new campaign is focusing on our diets.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Untold History Of Mexican Workers In Arizona
In Arizona’s business community, we often hear the line that our number one trading partner is Mexico. But the impact of Mexican workers in our state also has shaped our state’s economy for longer than our state has been a state.
Nov. 1, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Gem Cutting Like Father, Like Son
Listen to the sounds of Darryl Alexander cutting gemstones with his son, Nick.
Nov. 1, 2018
Growing Interest In What Some Call
There are obviously lots of videos one can watch online, from sports, to music, to cats.
Nov. 1, 2018
Investigation Into Zinke Referred To Justice Department
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that the Interior Department’s internal watchdog had referred an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s behavior to the Justice Department — that’s according to the Washington Post and CNN who cite anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
Nov. 1, 2018
Leaders Concerned About Possible Community Reinvestment Act Changes
A growing coalition of community leaders in south Phoenix will hold a press conference to highlight the effect of the Community Reinvestment Act there.
Nov. 1, 2018
How Complex Is Arizona
Arizona has been famously — or infamously — called ‘the meth lab of American democracy’. But, though our state is known nationally as a hard-line conservative bastion a new piece for Politico makes the argument that our political landscape is actually much more complicated.
Nov. 1, 2018
The History Of Voting And Voter Suppression In The U.S.
With Election Day less than a week away, fears of voter suppression have popped up in most — if not all — areas of the country. Will some voters be turned away? How large a role could provisional ballots play? And why is it so challenging for voting laws to be consistent?
Nov. 1, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Mash-Up Americans — Raising Generation Mash-Up
Where do we come from? Where are we going? How do we create a new culture, rooted in our past while looking to our future? How do we do raise our children with love, and care and with a deep love of their mashiness?
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Does The House Of Representatives Actually Represent All Americans?
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs next Tuesday. But as we prepare for Election Day, one question to ask is: who do our elected officials in the House actually represent?
Nov. 1, 2018
The idea of “Medicare for All” has become an issue in midterm races across the country, with some Democrats embracing the concept, and some Republicans warning against it.
Nov. 1, 2018
ABOR To Meet On UA Men’s Basketball Program Investigation
The Arizona Board of Regents meets Thursday in Phoenix to discuss the next steps in the University of Arizona’s investigation into its men’s basketball program.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Little Mention Of Climate Change In Midterm Ads, But It Matters To Millennials
Millennials are the only generation where a clear majority believes that there is solid evidence of global warming and who also attribute this primarily to human activity. And within the Republican party specifically, there’s a growing gap between millennial and older Republicans on its impact.
Nov. 1, 2018

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