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It seems like every few months we have to make a new password for something. And it always has to be really complicated — and you’re supposed to have different passwords for each online account. It gets crazy really fast. Those complicated passwords are going to be a thing of the past.
Aug. 16, 2017
monsoon storm
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to — the monsoon. But unlike the Big Apple, monsoon weather is unique to the Southwest — and you never quite know what it will bring. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps talked to Jacob Moore, assistant vice president of tribal relations at ASU.
Aug. 16, 2017
Uber self-driving car
If you’ve seen a car driving around town lately with what looks like a camera on top, it just might be a self-driving car. That’s because Google, Uber, Waymo and now Israeli company Mobileye are all using Arizona as testing grounds for the development of these autonomous vehicles.
Aug. 16, 2017
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in opening remarks that NAFTA "has failed" Americans as a result of trade deficits. Some clash with that view, while others partially agree.
Aug. 16, 2017
Mary Jo Pitzl
In 2013, it came to light that more than 6,000 reports of child abuse and neglect had been set aside — marked as “not investigated.” Today, the number of investigations are down over the last year, even as the number of calls coming into Arizona’s child-abuse hotline stays steady. That’s according to a new report from The Arizona Republic.
Aug. 16, 2017
 Racist Sandwich Podcast
Drive around many corners of the Valley looking for a restaurant serving delicious food, and you’ll find influences from all over the world. But how authentic are the dishes? Are the owners and chefs actually the people who’ve lived in the culture and with the recipes? Those are some of the issues the co-hosts of the Racist Sandwich podcast address on a regular basis.
Aug. 16, 2017
Chispa Arizona
Knocking on doors, gathering signatures on a petition, hosting house meetings, getting involved in helping your community. Those are the organizing skills that students are learning through Chispa Arizona’s promotores program. Chispa Arizona is focused on environmental issues in Latino neighborhoods — which they say are disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change and pollution.
Aug. 16, 2017
police
Civil-rights activists in Arizona have long been on the lookout for patterns of racially-biased behavior by law enforcement officers. A new effort by Stanford calling the Open Policing Project looked at a number of states, including Arizona, from 2011 to 2015 to measure whether people of color were pulled over and searched more often by officers.
Aug. 16, 2017
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Arizona’s business and political leaders are keeping a very close eye on NAFTA renegotiations. The state has important relations with Canada, and Mexico is our biggest trading partner. With me to talk more about NAFTA is Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Aug. 16, 2017
After a state legislator resigned for allegedly violating Arizona's clean election financing laws, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has named his replacement.
Aug. 16, 2017
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One of President Trump’s main talking points on the campaign trail was the issue of trade, and specifically NAFTA. Beginning today, President Trump has a chance to act on that.
Aug. 16, 2017
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Overnight, Confederate monuments in Baltimore were removed from public spaces in the city, and many more statues are coming down around the country.
Aug. 16, 2017
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In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the unintended consequences of policy, and how psychology can help us discover which policies work and why – or why not.
Aug. 16, 2017
Southwest states that depend on the Colorado River will not face cutbacks in their supplies next year. Federal officials made that determination Tuesday.
Aug. 16, 2017
Donald Trump
The campaign says the Aug. 22 rally will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center. Since Trump took office, he’s been holding campaign-style events across the country, but this will be his first rally in the West since his inauguration.
Aug. 16, 2017
APS
State utility regulators have allowed Arizona’s largest utility to collect another $95 million a year from its customers.
Aug. 16, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
More than 100 students and immigration rights advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol late Tuesday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy or DACA. The event was one of many being held around the country.
Aug. 16, 2017
Peoria house
The report found than 124,000 Phoenix area households are households earning less than half the median income, paying the majority of the income to rent and or living in substandard housing. These families do not receive income assistance.
Aug. 16, 2017
Tucson Unified School District
Is Arizona’s Mexican American Studies ban unconstitutional? After a trial in July a federal judge is expected to weigh in on that question soon.
Aug. 16, 2017
Business leaders are bracing ahead of the trade negotiations beginning Wednesday between the U.S. and its North American neighbors.
Aug. 15, 2017

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