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U.S. Department of the Interior
A bipartisan group of 19 Western governors said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke did not consult with them about major plans for reorganizing the agency, and have asked him to delay implementing the proposal until he speaks with them.
Feb. 9, 2018
rough stone
The state’s official gemstone once adorned Egyptian pharaohs and Aztec rulers, but to Arizonans it’s the stone of silver-set belt buckles, Sedona artists, Scottsdale galleries – and a rich Native American cultural heritage. Join us as we trace turquoise’s story from its archaeological past to it uncertain future.
Feb. 9, 2018
El Tiradito
In Tucson’s Barrio Viejo evidence of the city’s Mexican heritage is everywhere. Visitors come from all over to eat tacos, to admire adobe architecture, and if they know where to go, they can make a wish too at El Tiradito.
Feb. 9, 2018
Charter school organization Great Hearts Academies is reversing course on a policy that local advocacy groups, including the Arizona ACLU, have called discriminatory.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Snowbowl
An Arizona tribe will be able to challenge the use of treated wastewater to make snow, even on public lands.
Feb. 9, 2018
Sen. John McCain
Sen. John McCain continues to undergo treatment for brain cancer in Arizona. Despite his absence in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, his daughter and several Senate colleagues say he remains influential on Capitol Hill.
Feb. 8, 2018
Mark Brnovich
Spurred by a class action settlement from Google, Brnovich is calling for Supreme Court oversight on settlements.
Feb. 8, 2018
A former supervisor for U.S. Customs and Border Protection faces sentencing in April for buying guns in Arizona and illegally taking them to California.
Feb. 8, 2018
student in classroom
Education is changing, both in Arizona and across the country, as leaders debate new models and ways of teaching students.
Feb. 8, 2018
Friday night, the Phoenix-based Black Theatre Troupe will begin performances of its latest play, "Lines in the Dust." Here to talk about the goals of the troupe and its challenges is David Hemphill, longtime executive director
Feb. 8, 2018
Arvind Varsani is a molecular virologist at Arizona State University, which means he studies viruses.
Feb. 8, 2018
american flag
President Trump has spoken to the Pentagon about staging an event in Washington that would be reminiscent of the Bastille Day Parade he saw in Paris. That kind of parade would dramatically differ from U.S. tradition. Here to put this into context is ASU history professor Kyle Longley.
Feb. 8, 2018
Job creation has been strong and the unemployment rate sits at 4.1 percent. But what if the nation reaches so-called “full” employment? What could that mean for economic growth? Here to talk about that is Aparna Mathur, resident scholar in economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
Feb. 8, 2018
Arizona State Capitol
This morning at the Arizona House of Representatives, speakers from progressive political groups will announce a five-point plan for a blue Arizona they call the Arizona Sunrise Agenda.
Feb. 8, 2018
The Federal Aviation Administration changed flight paths out of Phoenix Sky Harbor in 2014 to, as they said, make the planes more efficient when they leave the airport going West.
Feb. 8, 2018
Andy Tobin
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin wants 80 percent of the state’s energy to come from clean sources by 2050.
Feb. 8, 2018
food truck friday
Listen to the sounds of Ashley Collet grabbing lunch from a food truck.
Feb. 8, 2018
Photo of six-wheeled delivery robot.
Arizonans could soon find themselves sharing the sidewalks with armies of small six-wheeled automated robots delivering everything from lunch and groceries to the mail.
Feb. 8, 2018
Neal Lester and Cindy SturtzSreetharan
Last month, media outlets around the world had to grapple with how to report a story that President Donald Trump had reportedly referred to Haiti and African nations during a meeting in the Oval Office by using a certain derogatory word.
Feb. 8, 2018
Navajo Generating Station
Hundreds of coal miners and their families rallied outside of the Arizona state capitol to protest the impending closing of the Navajo Generating Station.
Feb. 8, 2018

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