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Mountaineer Recounts Harrowing Climb In Myanmar
Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill presents "Point of No Return" at the Mesa Arts Center as part of the National Geographic Live series.
Mar. 28, 2018
Why Most African-Americans Don
The relationship between the Republican Party and African-Americans has been shaky for more than 50 years, with the GOP rarely attracting as little as 10 percent support in most presidential elections.
Mar. 28, 2018
Some Upset Over Revival Of Home-Based Businesses Bill
As happens in the Arizona Legislature, what was once dead has come back to life. A bill, formerly known as House Bill 2333 was killed but found its way back to lawmakers’ desks via a strike-all amendment inside Senate Bill 1387.
Mar. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: Asian Americans May Lose Out In Trump Administration
On Monday night, the Commerce Department formally announced that it will comply with a Trump administration request to include a citizenship question on the 2020 decennial census.
Mar. 28, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: #AustinBombings — Processing The Last Few Weeks
In this special edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Rebecca McInroy talk about the psychology of the current moment in Austin and how to negotiate moving forward following the traumatic events of this month.
Mar. 28, 2018
Furry Four-Legged Audience Helps Young Readers Grow
“So what if you make a mistake?” kindergarten teacher Helen Litle said during the Paws 2 Read program. “That’s what’s nice about the dogs. They don’t care. They’re going to just love you anyway ..."
Mar. 28, 2018
UA Researcher Receives $1.65 Million Grant For Brain Injury Study
Theresa Currier Thomas, Ph.D., a researcher in the Department of Child Health and an assistant professor at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital, will use the grant money to test changes in brain communication after a traumatic brain injury by using microelectrodes that record neural signals.
Mar. 28, 2018
Arizona Blames Its Contractor For Prison Health Care Failures
Arizona Department of Corrections leadership testified in federal court that Corizon Health is responsible for poor health care conditions in Arizona prisons.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Mom Charged In Deaths Of Her 2 Young Children
A mother in the town of Superior has been accused in the deaths of her two young children. Brittany Velasquez, 20, faces two charges of first-degree murder.
Mar. 27, 2018
Remains Of Missing Buckeye Boy Identified
Two years ago, a 10-year-old boy named Jesse Wilson went missing from Buckeye. On Tuesday, police announced that human remains found earlier this month are his.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Republicans Push Competing Clean Energy Initiative
Arizona voters could see two ballot questions on the future of renewable energy this November election.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Treasurer Who Opposed Prop 123 Calls Federal Ruling
"I wish we could have convinced people back then before it was a big mess that it should never have taken off the ground," Jeff DeWit said.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona
Analyst group Morning Consult says 62 percent of U.S. small businesses use Facebook. So, when the international scandal broke about Facebook allowing third-party apps to access and share private information, and now with major advertisers from across the world threatening to leave the platform, we wanted to know — are Arizona small businesses worried?
Mar. 27, 2018
New Study Argues Laughter Could Be The Best Medicine
A new research paper argues that laughter and amusement help people feel better by creating positive experiences.
Mar. 27, 2018
Researchers Investigate How Health Care Programs Affect Patient Behavior
Arizona’s had an interesting relationship with health care programs for low-income residents over the past several years. Now, researchers at the University of Arizona want to look into the impact of that on how patients use health care and how much money is spent on it.
Mar. 27, 2018
What The History Of The Second Amendment Means Today
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in an essay for The New York Times published today that the Second Amendment should be repealed. Historian and author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz wrote about the history of the Second Amendment, and she was on The Show today to talk about it.
Mar. 27, 2018
South Phoenix Business Owners Raise Concerns About Light Rail Expansion
The light rail expansion that’s coming to South Phoenix along Central Avenue has been highly anticipated by some — and highly contentious for others. Now, some business owners along South Central Avenue are speaking out, raising concerns that the design of the light rail and its four-year construction plan will devastate their businesses and and their community.
Mar. 27, 2018
What
Proposition 123 was narrowly passed by voters as a way to inject millions more dollars into Arizona’s K-12 education system without Governor Doug Ducey having to violate his philosophy of not raising taxes. But the Governor’s plan involved taking money from the state land trust, and now a federal judge says that method is unconstitutional.
Mar. 27, 2018
Clean Energy Bill Has Strong Goals But Lacks Accountability
A controversial resolution mirrors the goals of a clean-energy initiative, but gives utilities an escape clause.
Mar. 27, 2018
99 Percent Of Forest Fires So Far This Year Were Man-Made
Since Jan. 1, 2018, there have been 152 forest fires in Arizona; 150 of them were man-made.
Mar. 27, 2018

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