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Yuma border fence
The 2,000 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border include a variety of extremely different types of terrain. Some of the areas are populous, while others don’t have humans for miles.
Sep. 21, 2017
arizona commerce authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority has unveiled its new five-year plan. The ACA’s Board of Directors approved it last week. It calls for creating 80,000 new high-wage jobs over the next five years, as well as outlining other goals.
Sep. 21, 2017
Adam Harris
The relationship between the Trump administration and the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities has been a tense one since he first took office. This week, seven months later, the Trump administration named an executive director for the White House Initiative on HBCUs. We speak to Adam Harris, who covered this meeting for the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Sep. 21, 2017
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Ford Motor Company has decided to temporarily shut down five of its plants in North America and Mexico. With me to talk about the broader issues is Jessica Caldwell, executive director of Industry Analysis for Edmunds.
Sep. 21, 2017
Greg Vigdor
The Graham-Cassidy health care bill, named after Sens. Lindsay Graham and Bill Cassidy, is the last gasp effort of the GOP to deliver their repeal and replace promise for Obamacare.
Sep. 21, 2017
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Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer of Kansas joins The Takeaway to talk about the Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Sep. 21, 2017
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The story of America's first drug czar who popularized the term 'marijuana' and ushered in the Reefer Madness period of drug prohibition.
Sep. 21, 2017
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The last time the U.S. territory endured a storm this strong was in 1928.
Sep. 21, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Republicans have nine days to pass the latest draft for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. GOP needs sen. McCain's vote to pass the Graham-Cassidy bill, but McCain says it needs Gov. Ducey's buy-in.
Sep. 21, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
There’s been sadness and grief in Mexico City, but also an amazing display of benevolence and kindness.
Sep. 21, 2017
IKEA
IKEA, the Swedish home furnishings retailer, announced Thursday that it’s submitting plans to the city of Glendale to build its second store in the state.
Sep. 21, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
After an earthquake struck Mexico City, thousands volunteered to help. Ordinary citizens volunteered to dig through rubble for survivors while others delivered supplies to disaster areas.
Sep. 21, 2017
San Francisco
The value of what we are making in the U.S. is on the rise. And certain industries are leading the way.
Sep. 20, 2017
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico this week, leaving hundreds of people dead or wounded. The Mexican Consulate in Phoenix has resources available to distraught families.
Sep. 20, 2017
One n Ten
One n Ten, a resource center for LGBTQ youth, is celebrating its grand opening at a new location today. The old location burned down in July. The suspected arsonist is a man who once received services from the center.
Sep. 20, 2017
Climate change has been more prominent in headlines in recent years, as temperatures get warmer and more powerful storms affect the world. And that has helped nurture a relatively new genre of fiction — more specifically, science fiction — that focuses on climate change and its impact.
Sep. 20, 2017
 Shamell Bell
Protesters and activists have had a huge number of issues and events to react to in the past few years — from conflicts between law enforcement officers and African-American men to comments and actions taken by President Trump and his administration.
Sep. 20, 2017
Ryan Winkle
The Mesa City Council is sifting through dozens of applicants to fill former Councilman Ryan Winkle’s seat after he pleaded guilty to an extreme DUI this summer.
Sep. 20, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and a valve inside an old Colorado mine to prevent another wastewater spill. Two years ago the agency accidentally triggered a blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
Sep. 20, 2017
Opponents of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act are ratcheting up the pressure on U.S. Sen. John McCain to vote no.
Sep. 20, 2017

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