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A new analysis from The Arizona Republic shows that more than 75 percent of the money pulled out of public schools for the Empowerment Scholarship Account program came from higher-performing districts in more affluent areas. And to tell us more about this, I’m joined now by Rob O’Dell and Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, the reporters behind this story.
Apr. 3, 2017
All the Light We Cannot See
Novelist Anthony Doerr won the Pulitzer Prize in 2015 for his World War II-set novel "All the Light We Cannot See." Doerr is in the Valley tonight at Mesa Arts Center for an event put together by Changing Hands Bookstore, as "All the Light We Cannot See" is released in paperback.
Apr. 3, 2017
Chase Field
The Diamondbacks won their opening game on Sunday at Chase Field, although the team and Maricopa County are still at odds over potential improvements to the ballpark. To find out how other cities are dealing with empty sports facilities, we called Harris County, Texas, home to Houston and the Astrodome.
Apr. 3, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium
The signs all over town say “The Road Ends Here,” and tonight, the Road to the Final Four will officially conclude, with either North Carolina or Gonzaga willing the national title. NPR’s Tom Goldman is here covering the Final Four, and he joins me.
Apr. 3, 2017
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Financial disclosures made by the White House showcase the immense wealth of the Trump administration, and serve as a reminder that income inequality still abounds in the U.S.
Apr. 3, 2017
NAU's campus
Tomorrow, the trial of Steven Jones is expected to start; Jones opened fire on fellow NAU students in October 2015, killing one, Colin Brough, and wounding three others.
Apr. 3, 2017
Arizona Capitol building
It’s back to work for state lawmakers today, and much of that work will focus on the state budget.
Apr. 3, 2017
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Transportation officials want drivers to avoid westbound Interstate 10 for their evening commute, as heavy traffic is expected ahead of tonight’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game.
Apr. 3, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
The White House had reporters scrambling Friday night when it made 180 staff financial disclosures available on the web. Derek Kravitz is a research editor at ProPublica, one of the newsrooms that came together to tackle the news dump.
Apr. 3, 2017
American Solar & Roofing
Even with President Trump's move to roll back climate change policies, supporters of Arizona's renewable energy industry expect the state's market to stay strong.
Apr. 3, 2017
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As the Arizona Legislature moves into its final weeks, leaders are focusing on the new budget. And House Speaker J.D. Mesnard is doing something not so typical.
Apr. 3, 2017
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It was an exciting and busy weekend in sports around the Valley. The walk-off win in front of a sellout crowd in Phoenix was the first for new Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo.
Apr. 3, 2017
Katherine Smith
A Navajo icon died March 29. Katherine Smith is most famous for standing up to the federal government when it forced thousands of Navajo people to move.
Apr. 3, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio lost his bid to delay his criminal trial Friday.
Apr. 3, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The bill for a backlog of maintenance could bolster arguments to scrap federally funded U.S. Parks.
Apr. 3, 2017
Glen Canyon
New interactive displays at Glen Canyon Dam promises to be more interesting and relevant.
Apr. 3, 2017
Kenneth Sutton
Early on the morning of Final Four Saturday, Kenneth Sutton was one of the first people to step on the hardwood court at Harmon Park Community Center. He quickly lofted an arcing shot that became the first basketball to rip through one of the brand new nets.
Apr. 3, 2017
Today, Phoenix-based Avnet launched its biggest marketing campaign in the company’s 96-year history. With a new logo, tagline and more, Avnet hopes to spread its message around the world.
Apr. 3, 2017
Hand amputees will be receiving treatment to restore nerve sensation in their hands, as part of a first-ever FDA approved clinical trial.
Apr. 3, 2017
People at Sky Harbor
The University of Phoenix Stadium seats 63,400 people. And Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is estimating more than 70,000 are traveling through the airport for the NCAA tournament events.
Apr. 3, 2017

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