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 What Should The White House Response Look Like After National Tragedy?
After the mass shooting that left 17 high schoolers dead in Florida last week, President Trump’s response was criticized as slow after the president waited until overnight to address the country. It came after a week that was riddled with controversy over the White House’s response to the scandal over former top aide Rob Porter, who was accused of domestic abuse.
Feb. 21, 2018
 Brahm Resnik Discusses Report On Montenegro Receiving Racy Text Messages
12News just broke a story that might shake up the highly-watched Congressional District 8 race. The station’s Brahm Resnik reported on text messages that raise concerns about conservative Republican Steve Montenegro’s relationship with a female staffer at the state Legislature.
Feb. 21, 2018
Mesa High Students Walk Out In Response To Florida Shooting
A spokeswoman for Mesa Public Schools said​ students went to a local park where they held a vigil and sang songs for the 17 victims of the massacre. The students returned to school after about 30 minutes.
Feb. 21, 2018
Community College Faculty Upset Over Proposed Policy Change
Faculty members at the Maricopa Community College District are upset about a proposed change in the way administrators and the faculty communicate. The governing board will consider a resolution next week that would do away with the ‘meet and confer’ process, which has been in place for many years.
Feb. 21, 2018
Analyst: We Need To Invest In Building Systems To Bring Energy To Consumers
America is doing a great job of creating renewable energy, but we don’t always have the infrastructure to use it. Whether it’s transporting that energy or storing it, Paul Denholm, is principal energy analyst with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, says we need to invest in building the systems that can bring this energy to consumers.
Feb. 21, 2018
Effort Looks To Give Environment Constitutional Protection
Arizona voters may be asked to make changes to the state constitution this fall in a number of areas. Author Maya Van Rossum would also like voters here, and across the country, to have the chance to add constitutional protections for the environment.
Feb. 21, 2018
What Exactly Is The Blockchain?
The value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been on a bit of a wild ride over the past several weeks. And that’s led more people to pay attention to this currency system, and ask questions about it — including, what is the blockchain?
Feb. 21, 2018
Has Russia Returned To A Cold War Approach To Relations With U.S.?
Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian entities last week, accusing them of interfering with U.S. elections in 2016.
Feb. 21, 2018
Valley Metro CEO Weighs In On How Transit, Transportation Tech Can Live Together
As autonomous vehicles become a more common sight on Valley roads, transit officials are thinking about how this new technology might fit into their future plans. Here to talk about that is Scott Smith, the CEO of Valley Metro.
Feb. 21, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Decide Against Voting On Banning Bump Stocks
On the same day the Florida legislature declined to take up a gun control bill, Democrats in the Arizona House of Representatives tried to get that chamber to vote on a measure to ban bump stocks. Here to talk about that, as well as some new comments from Governor Doug Ducey on this issue is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Feb. 21, 2018
 Flagstaff City Council Presents Final Plan For High-Occupancy Housing
Flagstaff has a housing problem. Rents in the college ski town are sky high. So the city came up with a plan for high-occupancy housing, an effort mainly focused on student housing from the overflowing Northern Arizona University campus.
Feb. 21, 2018
MCCCD Board May Ditch Employee Bargaining Process
Hundreds of people packed Tuesday night’s meeting of the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board.
Feb. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: The Parkland Shooting - A Rallying Cry for Students
Since news of last week's shooting broke, teenagers and students have been leading the charge in calling for stronger gun legislation. Ryan Deitsch and Jaylene Kennedy are two of those students. They weigh in today on The Takeaway.
Feb. 21, 2018
Tribes: Congress And Trump Administration Are Violating Treaties
The National Congress of American Indians said Congress and the Trump Administration have been ignoring recommendations of tribal governments and failing to provide resources promised in treaties.
Feb. 21, 2018
Billy Graham, the most famous minister of his era, died Wednesday at his home in Montreat, N.C., spokesman Todd Shearer tells NPR. In his 99 years, Graham changed the face of evangelical Christianity in America.
Feb. 21, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Sex, Lies And A Medical Journal
Don’t always believe every article in a medical journal, our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Feb. 21, 2018
Flagstaff Program Keeps Homeless Housed
Flagstaff’s in an affordable housing jam. There are few places to build in a town surrounded by national forest. But the city’s also bordered by the Navajo Nation, which has a housing shortage of its own. A new Flagstaff housing program is putting many of these people in their own homes.
Feb. 21, 2018
ASU Extending Health Care Services
The ASU Student government has approved a bill to expand its health and wellness services through a rise in student tuition fees.
Feb. 21, 2018
Snow Comes To Flagstaff — But Nowhere Near As Much As Normal
The Arizona Snowbowl ski area reported 6 inches of fresh snow this holiday weekend, but the Flagstaff area still lags far behind average snowfall amounts this season.
Feb. 20, 2018
Pelosi Criticizes Tax Bill During Stop In Phoenix
Nancy Pelosi criticized the Republican-led tax cuts during a town hall in Phoenix Tuesday, as part of a 100-city tour by Democrats to highlight their opposition to the tax bill.
Feb. 20, 2018

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