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Lake Havasu City's City Council will vote Tuesday on borrowing $13 million to put into its public safety pension fund.
Nov. 13, 2017
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The number of hate crimes in Phoenix dropped last year by about 24 percent from 2015, according to new FBI Uniform Crime Reporting data published Monday.
Nov. 13, 2017
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus will launch a satellite early Tuesday morning.
Nov. 13, 2017
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The Arizona Board of Regents says it’s developing an official policy around public university real estate transactions. Initial discussions will take place at this week’s board meeting.
Nov. 13, 2017
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Ken Chenault will step down as the CEO of American Express early next year. Chenault is one of only four African-American CEOs leading a Fortune 500 company. The number of CEOs of color was on the rise in 2001 when Chenault took over and reached a peak in 2007. But that momentum has seemingly stalled and the number s have leveled off.
Nov. 13, 2017
The state of Arizona has hundreds of boards: they cover everything from barbers and funeral directors to public education and state transportation. Members can get paid for their time and expenses related to board meetings and work, but a new report from the Arizona Auditor General says boards need to improve their payment policies and procedures.
Nov. 13, 2017
The world of nonprofits is undergoing dramatic change, and it isn’t tied to technology. Here to explain how nonprofits are fighting to stay relevant and how becoming more politically active could affect that is Robert Ashcraft, Executive Director of ASU’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation.
Nov. 13, 2017
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Moscow versus U.S. media companies and NAFTA renegotiations are among this week’s issues we’re previewing with the BBC’s Rich Preston.
Nov. 13, 2017
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The Arizona Department of Education misallocated over $85 million in federal funding over the last four years. Here to explain more about how this happened and who is affected is Alia Rau, state legislative reporter from the Arizona Republic.
Nov. 13, 2017
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It's Monday which means there was probably a bunch of news over the weekend and some of it you may have missed. Journalist Yael Grauer and Trevor Hultner dig up a story in this Monday Morning Dumpster Dive.
Nov. 13, 2017
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The day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in April, 1968, Jane Elliott returned to her third grade classroom in Riceville, Iowa. She looked at her class of white students, and decided she would not just talk to them about racial discrimination - she would show them how it feels.
Nov. 13, 2017
The community of Short Creek on the Utah-Arizona border is known for being the home to the FLDS church — an extremely strict and insular church that believes in the practice of plural marriage, or polygamy. In recent years, many followers have left or been kicked out of the church, which drastically impacts life in the community. In this series we explore faith, politics, and culture in Short Creek.
Nov. 13, 2017
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Sunbelt states like Texas and Arizona have actually experienced job growth in skilled-services industries and did not lose large numbers of good blue-collar jobs
Nov. 13, 2017
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is moving forward with 11 nations, even after the Trump administration decided to pull the United States out of the agreement.
Nov. 13, 2017
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Arizona’s biggest city is sounding the alarm about the state’s budget.
Nov. 13, 2017
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It isn’t just Harvey Weinstein or Kevin Spacey or U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore being accused of sexual harassment or related improprieties. Similar accusations have come up in the Arizona legislature.
Nov. 13, 2017
Arizona gas prices rise, but are still below the national average.
Nov. 13, 2017
The National Weather Service forecasts unseasonable temperatures this week, beginning with highs pushing 90 degrees.
Nov. 13, 2017
Last week, Florida State University indefinitely suspended all fraternities and sororities. This action was taken days after the death of a fraternity pledge who had attended a party.
Nov. 13, 2017
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Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is under fire for alleged sexual encounters with teen girls, including sexual contact with a 14-year-old decades ago.
Nov. 13, 2017

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