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The Takeaway: Dramatic Increase In Social Media Use By Teens
Six years ago, the non-profit Common Sense Media began tracking the use of social media by American teenagers and today the organization is publishing the results of a follow-up survey which finds a dramatic increase in the percentage of teens who regularly use social media.
Sep. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: The Trump Administration Discussed Plans For A Coup In Venezuela
A bombshell report from The New York Times released over the weekend showed that the Trump Administration participated in discussions with rebel Venezuelan military officers, regarding a coup to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro.
Sep. 10, 2018
The Pulse: When Panic Attacks
We’ve all been there — waiting for someone to text us back. We explore how the expectation of constant connection has become a whole new source of anxiety.
Sep. 10, 2018
Arizona Voters Break Record For Primary Turnout
Arizona election officials say 1.2 million voters mailed in a ballot or showed up at the polls for the Aug. 28 primary. That beat the previous record of nearly 1 million voters in the 2010 primary.
Sep. 10, 2018
AZ Health Dept. Says It Addressed Shelter Abuse Concerns
Arizona's health services department says it addressed how shelters for immigrant children dealt with allegations of sexual abuse.
Sep. 10, 2018
Chandler Celebrates New Downtown Parking Garage
As Chandler focuses on bringing more retail, restaurants and offices downtown, leaders also want to keep it car friendly.
Sep. 10, 2018
Phoenix’s First Shipping Container Marketplace Opens
Phoenix is now home to the Valley’s first restaurant and retail marketplace built entirely from shipping containers.
Sep. 10, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 3: The Leader
Navajo Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty, whose middle name means “warrior,” has started her own #MeToo movement without the hashtags. She’s confronted her colleagues and has written policies about the violence against women that pervades her culture. This is part three of Changing Woman, a series about the modern Navajo woman.
Part One | Part Two | Hear The Podcast
Sep. 10, 2018
Q&AZ: Is The Rosy-Faced Lovebird Invasive But Benign?
The Rosy-faced Lovebird is a distinctive green and pink bird often spotted in Phoenix neighborhoods. However, they're not native song birds but parrots originally from southwestern Africa.
Sep. 10, 2018
Group Protests Washington Football Mascot
Arizona to Rally Against Native Mascots organized a protest outside State Farm Stadium on Sunday. Members say “redskin” is a dictionary-defined racial slur.
Sep. 9, 2018
Delta Announces Quicker Pilot Career Path With Embry-Riddle Partnership
Delta Airlines has announced a partnership to put Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students on a quicker path from classroom to cockpit.
Sep. 9, 2018
Former Suns Shine In Hall Of Fame
Four former Phoenix Suns basketball players and one former team executive were honored Friday night. Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Charlie Scott are now part of history.
Sep. 8, 2018
Search Continues Along Colorado River For Missing Boater
The search continues along the Colorado River for a fourth missing boater, after two boats collided last weekend near the border of Arizona and California.Three other boaters were found dead early last week.
Sep. 8, 2018
Talking Stick Resort To Remain Closed Through September
Talking Stick Resort has announced it will remain closed through the month of September in order to repair its electrical system.
Sep. 8, 2018
The University of Arizona Nursing School is trying to help smokers quit the habit permanently by using a visualization technique called “guided imagery.”
Sep. 8, 2018
Jury Convicts Southwest Key Worker Of Sex Crimes
A former worker at a shelter for immigrant children has been convicted of sex crimes against the kids he once served.
Sep. 7, 2018
NM Regulators Reject Plans For $2B Power Lines
Regulators have rejected plans for $2 billion power lines that would run through Arizona and New Mexico. The proposed lines would funnel wind and solar energy from rural spots to more populated areas.
Sep. 7, 2018
Fontes Won
After thousands of voters across Maricopa County experienced delays and confusion on primary election day, Recorder Adrian Fontes took to Facebook and promised the release of a report explaining the cause for delay.
Sep. 7, 2018
Flake: Woods Would Be
Grant Woods, former Republican Arizona attorney general, announced this week that he may run for Senate in 2020 — as a Democrat. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake says Woods would be formidable.
Sep. 7, 2018
Several Suns Alumni Inducted Into Hall Of Fame
To understate it, the Phoenix Suns have struggled mightily on the court for nearly a decade — not making the playoffs for eight consecutive seasons. But prior to that, the organization was loaded with star players and impactful front office executives.
Sep. 7, 2018

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