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Arizona National Guard To Start Ground Missions At Border Friday
The head of the Arizona National Guard unveiled details Wednesday on how soldiers will provide support to federal agents at the border.
Apr. 11, 2018
Arizona Ranks 10th Nationwide For Underemployment
Teacher pay is dominating the conversation right now in Arizona. But, teaching is one of Arizona's many professions in which workers earn lower wages compared to other states.
Apr. 11, 2018
Amidst Tensions, U.S. And Mexico Officials Will Meet
An encounter between Mexican and American officials will take place as tensions have increased over trade disputes and the caravan of Central American immigrant activists heading for the U.S.-Mexico border.
Apr. 11, 2018
Debbie Lesko: Republicans Will Keep House Majority
Republican Debbie Lesko, running for Congress in Arizona's 8th Congressional district, said Republicans will keep the House majority "no matter who is speaker."
Apr. 11, 2018
New York Investment Firm Buys Hundreds Of Phoenix Homes
Tina Tamboer knows Phoenix real estate. So when a New York based company she had never heard of before started buying hundreds of homes in the Valley, she took notice.
Apr. 11, 2018
Can Scientists Combat White Nose Syndrome?
Bats are dying across North America from a fungal infection called White Nose Syndrome.
Apr. 11, 2018
General Motors Stops Reporting Monthly Car Sales
If you’re someone who looks forward to knowing exactly how certain automakers are faring on a month to month basis, then you won’t be pleased with General Motors’ decision to stop reporting monthly sales numbers, as GM is moving to a quarterly system instead.
Apr. 11, 2018
Arizona Democrats Pen Letter Condemning Border Deployment
Governor Doug Ducey has sent more than 300 Arizona National Guard troops to the southern border as part of the president’s plan to counter what he says is a rise in illegal border crossings and drug trafficking. Many have praised that decision, but some Democrats in the state legislature are not.
Apr. 11, 2018
‘This Was Our Moment:’ Arizona Rallies For Education Funding
At least 1,000 schools in the Valley planned to participate in a “walk-in” demonstration to show support for public education and demand more funding from Arizona leaders. “The moment came and this was our moment,” said Pinnacle High School English teacher Monica Flint. “We’re here, we’re not ready to give up or give in.”
Apr. 11, 2018
Tucson Teachers Join Arizona Protests In Wednesday Walk-In
Teachers at Tucson High linked arms this morning and walked into the school as one, joining thousands of teachers in Arizona who continue to demand higher pay.
Apr. 11, 2018
The Takeaway: 50 Years After Fair Housing Act, Discrimination Persists
On April 11, 1968, president Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act to ban discrimination in the sale and the rental of housing in the U.S. But that action may not have brought as much lasting change as its authors intended.
Apr. 11, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: The Psychology Of Disappointment
There are many reasons we might not be happy with the decisions we make, but it turns out not many of them have to do with the actual choice. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of disappointment.
Apr. 11, 2018
Expert: More Arizona Children Dying From Guns
More than 780 children died in Arizona in 2016. Firearms accounted for 36 of those deaths — an increase from the 28 deaths in 2015.
Apr. 11, 2018
Lifeblood Of The Desert
A three-part series on how cities in Arizona manage one of the state’s most critical resources: water.
Apr. 11, 2018
The Takeaway: Speaker Paul Ryan To Retire From Congress
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan announced today that he will not seek re-election in Congress, closing out a nearly 20-year career in office and a four-year hold on the House speakership.
Apr. 11, 2018
AZ Lawmakers Avoid Equal Rights For Women Once More
For the second year in a row, Democrats failed to convince Republican counterparts that Arizona women should have equal rights guaranteed.
Apr. 11, 2018
Lawmakers Vote For More Questions Before Abortion Procedures
Arizona House members have voted to force hospitals and clinics to ask women seeking an abortion more details before their procedure.
Apr. 11, 2018
Steven Pinker Explores Free Speech In Modern Day
Thanks to dramatic occurrences on some college campuses in advance of appearances by some guest speakers and, to a large extent, President Donald Trump’s aggressiveness toward certain newspapers and television networks, many are fearing a chill in the realm of free speech in the United States.
Apr. 11, 2018
Robb: Trade War With China May Be Necessary
Many have criticized Trump’s economic actions against China, saying that no one wins in a trade war and that it will cause American consumers a lot of pain. One exception is Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb, a self-proclaimed ardent free trader. He thinks a trade war with China may be necessary.
Apr. 11, 2018
Environmental Groups Continue Fight Against Border Wall
This week, National Guard troops from Arizona and other states have started moving south to reinforce and support the U.S Border Patrol. In the meantime, another part of President Trump’s border security plan is also underway: The wall.
Apr. 11, 2018

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