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The Takeaway: #MeToo Takes Different Shape in Pennsylvania Statehouse
In dozens of states, lawmakers have been taking up the issue of sexual misconduct within their own ranks since #MeToo erupted last fall. At least 20 state lawmakers have lost their jobs as a result. But in Pennsylvania, things are unfolding differently.
May. 11, 2018
Next year an additional 265 school districts in Arizona will be eligible for a program to give free lunch to all students, potentially doubling the program.
May. 10, 2018
The Tinder Fire is nearly 80 percent contained, but winds that are expected for Thursday and Friday could cause it to grow. The fire has already wiped out 33 homes, 54 minor structures and burned more than 16,000 acres.
May. 10, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now tally 149 people in 29 states who have been sickened with E. coli from romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC is warning consumers to not buy or eat lettuce grown in the region, but it's California, not Arizona, that is impacted economically.
May. 10, 2018
The Mesa City council voted to put a resolution on the November 6 ballot that would increase the sales tax from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The increase would generate approximately 25 million dollars annually.
May. 10, 2018
Arizona is one of many states to recently pass laws aimed at preventing boycotts of Israel. Opponents call the measure an effort to suppress free speech. A new federal lawsuit could determine whether that's true.
May. 10, 2018
Shareholders at Sturm, Ruger and Company voted in Prescott to require manufacturer to provide safety report.
May. 10, 2018
The combination of President Trump’s low approval ratings and off-year election history indicates this fall’s congressional elections should go very well for Democrats — at least in the U.S. House.
May. 10, 2018
Arizona hospitals will soon receive more money from the state for treating Medicaid patients. Lawmakers and the governor included a 2.5 percent reimbursement rate increase in the budget for the fiscal year starting in July.
May. 10, 2018
A quarter of all charter schools in Arizona are showing financial “red flags,” meaning they failed three of the four measures used to determine how financially stable they are. This is according to an analysis done by The Arizona Republic.
May. 10, 2018
Scottsdale voters in November will decide whether to increase the city’s sales tax by .10 percent. That would raise an estimated $10 million a year for 10 years in order to fund transportation projects in the city.
May. 10, 2018
A senior reporter with the Military Times found that the Department of Defense has a policy of merging dependent and new service member health records so that, unlike their civilian counterparts, the military had access to dependents’ medical history when they enlisted.
May. 10, 2018
Three Americans were released Thursday morning by North Korea. Some are seeing it as a key element to next month’s negotiations between the U.S. and Pyongyang. Paul Kinsinger, former member of the U.S. intelligence community, says North Korea’s points of negotiation are still in question.
May. 10, 2018
Listen to the sounds of Tim Duett and Heather Wright feeding some of the wild residents at the Phoenix Zoo.
May. 10, 2018
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors met Wednesday to finalize the agreement made between the Diamondbacks baseball team and the county after a years-long legal battle.
May. 10, 2018
Last month Scottsdale Bible Church announced they had hired an outside firm to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct of a former youth pastor in the church.
May. 10, 2018
Chandler could be looking to downsize its parking lots. The proposal is in anticipation of more ride sharing and autonomous vehicles in the city, which could change how people use cars.
May. 10, 2018
Earlier this week, President Trump declared the U.S. would pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which is better known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. How does this affect how the U.S. is seen by allies and adversaries alike?
May. 10, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice and Coconino County have agreed to a settlement requiring the county to come into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act on voting access. Patty Hansen, Coconino County recorder, was on The Show to explain.
May. 10, 2018
Senator Flake re-introduced his "Three for Three" DACA compromise, which would extend protections and fund a border wall.
May. 10, 2018

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