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Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration Migrant Plan
A federal judge temporarily blocked the Trump Administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims for asylum are processed in the U.S.
April 9, 2019
Untold Arizona: Tracing The Ancient Origins Of Arizona Rivers
In Medieval Europe, all roads led to Rome. In Arizona, all rivers lead to the Colorado. The Verde, the Gila, the Salt — without these rivers, life in Arizona would be unthinkable. Find out how scientists are still piecing together their mysterious origins.
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April 9, 2019
Untold Arizona: DouglaPrieta Co-op Empowers Women, Keeps Families Together
Hidden away in a dusty neighborhood just south of the Arizona border, a group of women are creating a sustainable community for themselves at the DouglaPrieta Works cooperative in Agua Prieta, Sonora.
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April 9, 2019
ADOT Construction Program Includes I-17 Expansion Proposal
The Arizona Department of Transportation is planning major construction projects in the next five years. Those projects include widening Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande and adding lanes on Interstate 17 between Anthem and Sunset Point.
April 8, 2019
Mexican Feminist Group Expands To The U.S.
The fight in Mexico for equality and justice for women is going beyond borders. A Mexican feminist group is now opening a branch in the United States. Hijas de la MX is a non-partisan women’s rights collective that emerged in February on social media.
April 8, 2019
Rural Districts, Charters Receive Latest School Bus Funds
A fifth wave of funding is going to more school buses for rural Arizona school districts. The money comes from a Volkswagen settlement agreement after the federal government sued the company for violating the Clean Air Act.
April 8, 2019
Schweikert, Stanton Offer Different Views On Mexico After Nielsen Resignation
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s departure from her post comes as Arizona’s congressional representatives are calling for changes to the U.S’s relationship with Mexico.
April 8, 2019
Alternative Tests To AzMERIT Place Funds In Jeopardy
A decision by the Arizona Legislature in 2015 that allowed school districts to implement their own standardized testing instead of Arizona's Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching tests has potentially placed $340 million in federal aid in jeopardy.
April 8, 2019
AZ Democrats Are Hopeful State Is Turning Purple
Arizona has been called a purple state by some analysts for several election cycles, but 2018 may have actually been an example of the tide turning — at least Democrats are hoping so.
April 8, 2019
Considers College Scholarship For Science Teachers
National science educators are watching what Arizona lawmakers do over the next few weeks with a bill that could help fill a critical teacher shortage.
April 8, 2019
The Pulse: Food Allergies
Food — we relate to it in a lot of different ways. It can serve as nourishment, as pleasure, as fuel for our bodies, or the glue that holds communities together. But food can also make us sick — or cause us to feel powerless over our cravings and habits.
April 8, 2019
Students, Professors Speak Out On Charges Against Protesters
There is an ongoing controversy happening right now over free speech on the University of Arizona’s campus after the university’s president announced two students are being charged with misdemeanors after protesting a Border Patrol event on campus.
April 8, 2019
Minimum Wage Bill Back Up For Debate
The Arizona Senate could yet debate a proposal to allow employers to pay younger workers less than the minimum wage. The bill is back on the agenda of the Rules Committee on Monday afternoon and, for a weekly look at what’s to come at the Arizona Legislature, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times, joined The Show
April 8, 2019
Boas: Lawmakers Considering Taxes To Boost Education
Funding for public education was a big issue at the state capitol even before the #RedForEd movement took off last year, resulting in a strike and lawmakers approving a pay raise for teachers.
April 8, 2019
There Was An Increase In Attempts To Censor LGBTQ Books
The American Library Association has released its annual report on the state of America’s libraries. It shows the important and growing role libraries play in communities through public programming like technology training. But 2018 also saw an increase in attempts to censor LGBTQ books.
April 8, 2019
Border Future Uncertain After DHS Secretary Resigns
President Donald Trump's homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, abruptly resigned Sunday afternoon.
April 8, 2019
Delta Takes Top Spot In Annual Airline Quality Rating
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University’s 29th annual Airline Quality Rating is out this Monday. Done in conjunction with Wichita State University, the study looks at the performance and quality of the United States’ largest airlines.
April 8, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Brexit Deadline And Israel Elections
Negotiations over Brexit are approaching yet another deadline, and two major democracies are going to the polls this week.
April 8, 2019
Research Delves Into Americas Age Of Mass Migration
As thousands of migrants continue to arrive at the U.S. border seeking asylum, and President Trump ramps up his rhetoric and policies attempting to stem illegal and legal immigration, research from the London School of Economics took a broader historical view on the phenomenon.
April 8, 2019
Trump Looks To End Work Visas For Migrant Spouses
The Trump administration is expected to file a proposal soon to end work visas for the spouses of those who are in the country on H1-B visas, which go to highly-skilled workers often brought into the country by tech companies.
April 8, 2019

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