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Sinema
Kyrsten Sinema became Arizona’s first female U.S. Senator when she was sworn in last month. But she didn’t just make headlines for her historic achievement, there was also a lot of talk about what she wore.
Feb. 5, 2019
Republicans Warn Against National Emergency Declaration
President Trump has repeatedly talked about declaring an emergency at the country’s southern border, which would allow him to allocate money to build a wall there, without needing Congress’ approval. Several Senate Republicans have said they would not support that move.
Feb. 5, 2019
Racial, Economic Inequality Are Key Issues For 2020
Racial and economic inequality are issues that have been raised frequently by political candidates — more often than not on the progressive side of the aisle.
Feb. 5, 2019
Maricopa Toxicology Lab Closing, Outsourcing To PA
The Maricopa Medical Examiner's Office is closing its toxicology lab next month and, according to The Arizona Republic, outsourcing incoming work to privately-operated Pennsylvania lab NMS Laboratories.
Feb. 5, 2019
WATCH: Trump
President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union on Tuesday. NPR reporters covering the White House, Congress and more annotated his remarks and the Democratic response live, adding context and analysis.
Feb. 5, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: Millie Hollandbeck
Millie Hollandbeck grew up in a small town in Ohio. Her parents are deaf but she can hear. Millie can remember interpreting for her parents from a young age while she was at the doctor's office, the post office, and grocery store.
Feb. 4, 2019
Ex-Elections Director To Lead Stringer Probe
Outside investigators have been named to assist in an ethics investigation of state representatives David Stringer. The team will be led by a former assistant Arizona attorney general.
Feb. 4, 2019
Deployment To Border Will Extend 160 Miles Of Wire
The U.S. military continues expanding its efforts along the border, just ahead of the State of the Union and a presidential deadline imposed on Congress for border wall funding.
Feb. 4, 2019
Members Of AZ
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are speaking out against President Trump’s threats to declare a national emergency if he doesn’t get funding for a border wall.
Feb. 4, 2019
Former Sonoran Gov. Padres Released From Jail
The previous Sonoran governor was released from jail over the weekend, a move that has generated strong reactions from state politicians. The ex-member of the conservative PAN party was released over the weekend after family members mortgaged properties to cover his bail.
Feb. 4, 2019
More Flooding Could Impact Oak Creek Canyon
Oak Creek rose from about 3 feet to more than 10 feet after a storm system passed through over the weekend. Rain and melting snowfall contributed to the flooding. More rain, as well as snowfall in higher elevations, is expected before Wednesday.
Feb. 4, 2019
New AZ Public Schools Chief Calls For More Investment In Education
Arizona's new Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman gave her first State of Education speech to the Arizona House of Representatives Education Committee MondayHoffman is a former Arizona teacher and speech therapist and the first Democrat to hold the role since Diane Bishop left office in 1995.
More Education News
Feb. 4, 2019
Gannett Rejects Takeover Bid
The parent company of the Arizona Republic has rejected a proposal to sell itself. The potential buyer is MNG Enterprises Inc., itself owned by the New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital.
Feb. 4, 2019
What’s The Average Age To Marry In Arizona?
Geography may play a role in when a person gets married. By examining census data, INSIDER found the average age people marry in every state.
Feb. 4, 2019
Rickie Fowler Blows Lead, Comes Back To Win Phoenix Open
It was a wild final round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Rickie Fowler blew a lead and then came back to win after a couple of near-misses in past years.
Feb. 4, 2019
Phoenix Theatre Turns 100 This Year
Phoenix Theater is turning 100 this year, making it one of the oldest theater companies in the West. And, to mark that centennial, they are embracing a new name — The Phoenix Theatre Company.
Feb. 4, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Kashmir Solidarity Day
International talks with the Taliban are slated to take place Tuesday in Moscow, and Americans aren’t the only ones gearing up for a State of the Union speech this week.
Feb. 4, 2019
Ducey, GOP Legislature In Stand-Off Over Tax Conformity
Gov. Doug Ducey has made early use of his veto pen. On Friday, he vetoed a bill that would have conformed Arizona’s tax code with the federal one, calling it irresponsible.
Feb. 4, 2019
Creative Works From 1923 Enter Public Domain
On New Year’s Day, creative works from 1923 entered the public domain. That includes books, movies and the music from the era.
Feb. 4, 2019
Santa Cruz County Sheriff: Border Wall Won
As the debate in Washington continues over securing the border, and whether President Trump’s wall should be included in that picture, The Show is hearing from some local voices about what they think border security requires.
Feb. 4, 2019

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