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Right now, Arizona’s Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national original or disability. But it does not include protections for the LGBT community. A new bill is attempting to change that.
Jan. 30, 2017
Leszek Pawlowicz
And now it’s time for …The Quiz Show! That’s when we bring back Leszek Pawlowicz, our resident quiz master who has won a Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions.
Jan. 30, 2017
Donald Trump
After a whirlwind of change in Washington, D.C., and a series of executive orders related to immigration, many of Arizona’s undocumented residents are uneasy about their status. Helen Aguirre Ferré is President Donald Trump’s special assistant of media affairs and one of the few Hispanics in the new administration.
Jan. 30, 2017
Larry Fitzgerald
To learn more, we spoke with Phoenix Suns’ vice president of Athlete Care Aaron Nelson, and we visited the EXOS training facility in Phoenix to talk with performance specialist Tristan Rice.
Jan. 30, 2017
Voting sign
Election headlines in Arizona last year were not all about who won and who lost the races. Now, a state representative has introduced a host of bills aimed at fixing some of those problems: Ken Clark, a Democrat representing Phoenix.
Jan. 30, 2017
On Mondays, we like to step out on the ledge a bit and take a look ahead to what’s to come at the state Capitol. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services talks about what’s on his radar for this coming week.
Jan. 30, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees came late Friday night but that didn't keep it out of the news cycle. Cato Institute Immigration Policy analyst Alex Nowrasteh describes the potential motivations for this stunning announcement and subsequent policy implications.
Jan. 30, 2017
Raúl Grijalva
And, members of Congress have been involved in this issue over the weekend, both in terms of protests, and intervening in individual cases, trying to get passengers released from airports. With me on the line now from Washington, D.C., is Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva, a Democrat representing District 3.
Jan. 30, 2017
Health care is one of the bigger industries in Arizona, and was one of the few that continued to add jobs through much of the Great Recession. So how might changes to, or the elimination of, the ACA affect the state and its economy.
Jan. 30, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
As protests spread throughout the country, Arizona’s two Republican U.S. Senators are each coming out against President Trump’s newly-ordered immigration restrictions.
Jan. 30, 2017
Martha Ruedas hangs up a fly trap
Efforts to protect the country's agricultural crops from pathogens and other threats requires some unusual practices in the fields of Yuma.
Jan. 30, 2017
A federal magistrate accused the Border Patrol of hiding controversial information about conduct at the U.S. checkpoints along the Arizona – Mexico border.
Jan. 30, 2017
One Valley symbol of African American history will be getting a makeover with the help of a local icon.
Jan. 30, 2017
Yavapai County Courthouse
The man convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three people seven years ago will be back in court this week. The three victims died in a sweat lodge ceremony conducted near Sedona.
Jan. 30, 2017
Three years after its creation, state auditors gave its approval on the Department of Child Safety’s administrative staff.
Jan. 30, 2017
For certain industries in Phoenix it is a job seeker’s market. Data from the online jobs platform, ZipRecruiter, finds there are nearly two positions open for every person looking for a job in finance and insurance.
Jan. 30, 2017
A recent Syrian transplant to Phoenix, Noah Abraham thinks it's reasonable for Americans to be concerned about their security. As a new immigrant, he is, too. But he asks, who are you banning?
Jan. 30, 2017
Demonstrators showed up in larger numbers on Sunday to protest President Trump's immigration order, which saw some travelers detained at airports across the country over the weekend.
Jan. 30, 2017
Chinese seniors sing
Two people are hidden underneath a bright and shiny lion costume, and they’re making the creature twist and bob to the beat of drums and the clang of cymbals.
Jan. 30, 2017
Sandhill Cranes live webcam
The Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates there are more than 25,000 sandhill cranes in the Sulphur Springs Valley in southeastern Arizona. And the public can watch them thanks to the Arizona Game and Fish’s webcam.
Jan. 30, 2017

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