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The Takeaway: U.S. and Allies Strike Syria, But What
Over the weekend, a U.S.-led coalition, involving the assistance of Britain and France, executed airstrikes against three Syrian targets believed to be related to the country's chemical weapons program. The strikes were intended as a warning against further use of chemical agents by the Assad regime.
Apr. 16, 2018
The Takeway: What Can The Oklahoma Teachers
In 1990, Oklahoma teachers poured out in massive demonstrations for better pay and more school funding. After four days on the picket line, teachers won a major concession from the state legislature, a $6,000 raise funded by an increase in state taxes.
Apr. 16, 2018
Trump Issues Memo Reviewing Clean Air Standards At National Parks
The EPA's Regional Haze Rule, established in 1999, calls for state and federal agencies to improve visibility in 156 national parks and wilderness areas, including the Grand Canyon. The president is asking the EPA to review that rule.
Apr. 16, 2018
Study: Homeless Health Care Program Saves Public Money
A federally funded study shows a Phoenix-area nonprofit that cares for the homeless could save the state millions of dollars each year. Circle the City treats people who aren’t sick enough to stay in a hospital, but have nowhere else to heal.
Special Report: Homeless In Plain Sight
Apr. 16, 2018
Scottsdale-Based Nonprofit To Invest $1.4M In Sonora
The economic exchange between Arizona and Mexico is not exclusive to businesses and government. A Scottsdale-based nonprofit will invest $1.4 million in Sonora to incentivize local economies and do something that has a longer lasting impact.
Apr. 16, 2018
High Demand For High-End Office Space In Tempe
Demand for high-end office space in Tempe is so strong, a developer recently broke ground on a nine-story building without having a single tenant lined up.
Apr. 16, 2018
Report: Arizona Adding Bioscience Jobs, But Not Venture Capital Funding
Arizona’s bioscience sector is outpacing the country when it comes to adding jobs, but falling behind on venture-capital funding.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona Political Analyst Reacts To News Of Barbara Bush
Former First Lady Barbara Bush was reported to be in failing health on Sunday. The 92-year-old has decided not to seek further care, facing a life threatening illness.
Apr. 15, 2018
Critics Of Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s aide, Dan Scarpinato, said there is real money to bolster paychecks based on Arizona’s healthy economy and more than $250 million in new revenue.
Apr. 15, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
A republican senator sponsoring Governor Doug Ducey’s school safety bill has pulled it for revisions. This is just the latest sign that the wide-ranging proposal faces major issues in the Legislature.
Apr. 15, 2018
Gun Rights Advocates Gather, Joining Rallies Across U.S.
Second amendment rallies were organized in all 50 states Saturday, April 14. Arizona conservatives gathered at Paradise Valley Park with signs, flags and banners to stand up for the protection of gun rights.
Apr. 14, 2018
Martha McSally Champions U.S. Airstrikes On Syria
Arizona’s Second District Congresswoman Martha McSally championed President Trump’s decision to lead airstrikes against Syria on Friday.
Apr. 14, 2018
John McCain Responds To U.S. Airstrikes In Syria
President Donald Trump ordered airstrikes on Syria on Friday, April 13. Arizona Senator John McCain released a statement, following the President’s action.
Apr. 14, 2018
U.S., Allies Hit 3 Syrian Sites Linked To Chemical Weapons Program
The U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes early Saturday against three sites in Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack last week by President Bashar Assad's regime.
Apr. 13, 2018
Backpage.com Founder Released On $1 Million Bond
The founder of Backpage.com has been released on a $1 million bond.
Apr. 13, 2018
Tipirneni Raises More In AZ08 But Outside Groups Favor Lesko
The two candidates to replace Trent Franks in Congress have filed their financial disclosure reports to the Federal Elections Commission.
Apr. 13, 2018
Trump Signs Bill Expanding Amber Alerts To Tribal Land
President Donald Trump has signed a bill that expands Amber Alerts to tribal land. The legislation is named for a girl who was killed nearly two years ago on the Navajo Nation.
Apr. 13, 2018
New Arizona Law Aims To Protect Data Breach Victims
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill beefing up laws that protect and notify data breach victims.
Apr. 13, 2018
CDC Says Lettuce Grown In Yuma Could Cause Sickness
The Centers for Disease Control says chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region could be contaminated with E. coli and make people sick.
Apr. 13, 2018
Finding An Alien World Half A Mile Beneath Canadian Ice
Scientists have discovered two salt lakes beneath a Canadian ice cap that could help NASA’s search for life on other worlds.
Apr. 13, 2018

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