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After a two separate incidents of wrong way drivers this week, one resulting in a fatality, drivers might be wondering what’s being done to stop these incidents from happening.
Jun. 2, 2017
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After Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a look at the future of the climate change fight with a former EPA administrator, and how businesses are approaching it.
Jun. 2, 2017
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“No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are ... being black in America is tough," James said when asked about an incident of vandalization at his L.A. home.
Jun. 2, 2017
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The findings of an investigation initiated by Arizona Sen. John McCain into the spending of federal housing grants on the nation's largest American Indian reservation suggest mismanagement resulted in cost overruns and delays.
Jun. 2, 2017
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Down Syndrome, autism, brain damage – everyone in the cast at the Detour Company Theatre has something that keeps them from succeeding in a traditional theater setting.
Jun. 2, 2017
President Donald Trump’s decision Thursday to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord has one Arizona scientist worried about conditions in the desert Southwest.
Jun. 2, 2017
“We’re going to be able to bring in needed new service so that we can support economic growth, but we can do so with less impact on the residential areas nearby and I think that fits everybody’s needs,” said SRP Spokesman Scott Harelson.
Jun. 2, 2017
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An almost century-old family-owned dairy based in Phoenix is among those hoping to benefit from the increase in Americans’ daily coffee drinking - by launching a nationwide coffee line.
Jun. 2, 2017
Deaths from opioids in Arizona continue to rise. While the majority are due to prescription drugs, the number of deaths caused by heroin has tripled since 2012 according to new data from state health officials.
Jun. 2, 2017
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Early Thursday morning, a wrong-way driver was killed after he collided with a truck on northbound Interstate 17, and earlier this week, a wrong-way driver collided into five vehicles. It seems like the number of wrong-way incidents are on the rise, but those numbers don’t tell the whole story.
Jun. 2, 2017
As President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, Sen. Jeff Flake was in Scottsdale drumming up support for another international agreement.
Jun. 1, 2017
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Listen to the sounds of Oscar Garcia delivering mail in downtown Phoenix for the United States Postal Service.
Jun. 1, 2017
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Many of us keep journals for personal reflection — as a way to consider what we’ve done or what we think we may do. But when is journaling especially effective? To learn more, we spoke with Kyle Bourassa, graduate student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Arizona.
Jun. 1, 2017
“America has to be a leader on this issue, so if President Trump is going to abdicate leadership, mayors like myself and [others] throughout the country are going to step in and fill the void,” Stanton said.
Jun. 1, 2017
A prominent Latino advocacy group is bringing a conference to Phoenix this summer and city officials are using it to tout the region’s inclusivity.
Jun. 1, 2017
Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized and Ignored and Still Live Happily Ever After
Traditionally, getting married was something that was simply a common part of adulthood — considered a significant part of “settling down” into maturity. But new research shows that the number of single people around the world has grown to an unprecedented level, and more of us are deciding to never get married.
Jun. 1, 2017
Mexican shoppers are paying more money in customs duties when they return from shopping in the U.S., according to Mexican government. But that may not necessarily mean that more people are crossing the border to shop in the U.S.
Jun. 1, 2017
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When you think about robots, does an image of a turtle come to mind? It does for my next guests and their students. Dan Aukes and Heni Ben Amor are assistant professors at ASU, and they and their classes are working to build a new robot, called the C-Turtle.
Jun. 1, 2017
Our next guest was in Paris in 2015, attending the summit that led to Paris Climate Accord. Dan Bodansky is an expert in environmental law. He works at ASU in both the law school, and the Global Institute of Sustainability.
Jun. 1, 2017
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The Phoenix City Council has passed a new, tougher ordinance dealing with lobbyists — it takes effect on July 1. With me to explain is Dustin Gardiner, who covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Jun. 1, 2017

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