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Will Arizona Lawmakers Approve Gov. Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday that he had reached a budget deal with lawmakers that is supposed to include a 20 percent raise for teachers by 2020.
May. 1, 2018
AEU Leader Discusses Plans For Arizona
Thousands of teachers are back at the Capitol this morning as their walkout extends into a fourth day. A key leader of the effort is Noah Karvelis, an organizer for Arizona Educators United and teacher himself.
May. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Special Counsel Mueller
The New York Times has obtained a list of nearly fifty questions given to President Donald Trump’s legal team by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The questions cover topics ranging from the firing of former F.B.I. director James Comey to President Trump's alleged connections to Kremlin-linked individuals.
May. 1, 2018
Scientists Hope Bug Experiment Fattens Co. River Fish
Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey are hoping a monthslong experiment to release low, steady flows of water from Glen Canyon Dam will give the eggs that bugs lay just below the water's surface a better chance at survival. It starts this weekend.
May. 1, 2018
Many Districts Remain Closed As Teacher Walkout Enters 4th Day
Large districts across the state — including Deer Valley, Tucson, Chandler and Scottsdale Unified school districts — remain closed until they can ensure enough staff in classrooms.
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May. 1, 2018
Weather To Change For Firefighters Battling Tinder Fire
Fire officials said communities are still at risk of a wildfire burning in northern Arizona. The Tinder Fire has burned about 11,000 acres.
Apr. 30, 2018
Arizona Teachers Rally At Capitol, Bring Their Stories To Lawmakers
Arizona educators marched on the Capitol for the third day on Monday. The rally drew an estimated 10,000 teachers, according to Arizona’s Department of Public Safety.
More Education News
Apr. 30, 2018
Settlement Reached In Case Of  Farm Accused Of Mistreating Workers
A West Valley farm accused of forcing guest workers to live in deadly conditions has settled a lawsuit brought last year by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Apr. 30, 2018
U.S. Clamps Down On Mexican Journalist
The legal team for a Mexican reporter and his son detained after fleeing to the U.S., trying to seek asylum, says the U.S. government is now trying to stifle further information from being released to the public.
Apr. 30, 2018
St. Mary
As school closures continue this week, organizations are stepping up to provide meals to students who aren’t in class. St. Mary’s Food Bank has joined the list of those offering food.
Apr. 30, 2018
Tinder Fire Burns Several Homes, Forces Many To Evacuate
A wildfire forced 10 northern Arizona communities to evacuate Sunday night. An unknown number of structures have burned, many of them homes.
Apr. 30, 2018
Arizona Has Fifth Highest Rate Of Fatal Hit-And-Runs
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has been exploring the prevalence of hit-and-run crashes in the U.S. Per capita, Arizona has the fifth highest rate of fatal hit-and-run crashes across the country.
Apr. 30, 2018
How Arizona Towns Prepare For Wildfire Season
As cities, towns and counties get ready for wildfire season, the Sonoran Institute is working to help them plan for this year — and beyond.
Apr. 30, 2018
On The Ledge: What Exactly Is In Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced that he and his fellow lawmakers have reached a deal on raising teacher pay to requested levels. But a phrase we’ve heard a lot recently comes to mind: the devil is in the details.
Apr. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: Migrant Caravan Denigrated by President Trump Arrives in California
On Sunday, between Tijuana, Mexico, and California, about 400 migrants claimed asylum along the U.S. border. They’re part of the caravan of Central American migrants, mostly from Honduras and El Salvador, whose route has become international news because of the ire they’ve drawn from President Trump.
Apr. 30, 2018
Yuma Farmer Says Tainted Romaine Lettuce Now Off Shelves
When an E. Coli outbreak happens, much of the investigative work falls on the CDC and FDA to figure out what the common element is between sick people scattered across the country. They work backwards to find how and where the foodstuff was handled.
Apr. 30, 2018
Risk Of Catastrophic Arizona Megafire Grows
Considering our long-term drought and an especially dry winter, the risk is growing for a catastrophic mega-fire in the summer. Red flag warnings are already in effect, meaning conditions are ripe for fires in many areas of the state.
Apr. 30, 2018
Potential Buyer Eyes Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Generating Station could be closed next year, potentially leading to the loss of many jobs on the Navajo Nation. However, late last week, news emerged that there is legitimate interest from at least one buyer — but the odds still seem long that a deal will be reached.
Apr. 30, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: May Day And North Korea
In international news this week, all eyes are on North Korea as we look ahead to talks between that country and the U.S. But, there are a few other important stories happening around the globe this week.
Apr. 30, 2018
Boas Discusses Ideas For Arizona Education Funding
The Show checked in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment that focuses on big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Apr. 30, 2018

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