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AZ PTA Leader Drops Support ForTeacher Pay Raise Plan
In the past two days, after standing in solidarity with the governor on his teacher pay raise proposal, Beth Simek of the Arizona Parent-Teacher Association found it unsustainable.
Apr. 19, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Under Pressure
Quickly responding to patient phone calls could be humiliating for your doctor. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Apr. 19, 2018
Median Home Prices Recover In Half Of U.S. — But Not AZ
It looks like most homeowners can be house proud again, as nationwide, home values for the majority of U.S. cities are now at or above pre-recession levels. But most is not everyone, and Arizona’s major metros are lagging behind.
Apr. 19, 2018
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Holds  Meeting In Guadalupe
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone addressed members of the town of Guadalupe Wednesday evening. It was the most recent in a series of court-ordered community meetings resulting from the Ortega Melendres racial profiling case.
MCSO Presents Plan To Deal With Institutional Bias
Apr. 19, 2018
Phoenix Voters To Decide Whether City Elections Should Move
Voters in Phoenix will soon decide whether city elections should move from odd years to even years to coincide with state general elections. The topic generated a passionate debate at City Council chambers Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2018
Tucson Garden Offers Rare Chance To See Corpse Flower Bloom
One of the world’s rarest, largest and foulest flowers will bloom Thursday night at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. It’s been a long time coming.
Apr. 18, 2018
More Doctors Citing Alzheimer
After NPR broadcaster and "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me" judge and scorekeeper, Carl Kassell died Tuesday, NPR announced the cause of death as “complications due to Alzheimer’s disease.” That’s an important phrase because it can lead to more accurate reporting.
Apr. 18, 2018
Immigrant Activists: Bond Hearing Set For Organizer Detained In Arizona
A nationally recognized organizer detained by immigration authorities in Arizona is scheduled to have a bond hearing in Eloy Thursday morning, and could go free, her supporters say.
Apr. 18, 2018
Bill Regulating Food Trucks Amended To Protect Push-Cart Vendors
An Arizona House bill to streamline licensing of food trucks in Arizona was recently amended to include protections for mobile food vendors. These push-cart vendors could have been banned because the bill’s language prohibits food trucks from operating publicly in neighborhoods.
Apr. 18, 2018
More Change Coming To Arizona
Arizona’s health insurance market is about to undergo another change. Health Net of Arizona and Health Net Life Insurance Company will be moving out of the state’s small and large group markets.
Apr. 18, 2018
Jury Deliberating In Trial Of Border Agent Accused In Boy
In southern Arizona, a jury is deciding the fate of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing a teenaged boy by firing into Mexico from the United States.
Apr. 18, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Uncompleted Tasks Are So Exhausting
At the end of the day, after all our tasks are done, we may not realize the fatigue we feel due to all of the things we've left undone. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the so-called Zeigarnik Effect.
Apr. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Michael Cohen
By now, you’ve probably heard of Michael Cohen. But long before President Trump, Michael Cohen was working with shady lawyers like Simon Garber, the first in a long and unlikely career that begins in a small taxi cab law office in Queens.
Apr. 18, 2018
Is Downtown Flagstaff Headed For An Economic Slump?
Downtown Flagstaff has changed a lot in recent years. A slew of new restaurants and shops have opened along historic Route 66 as the student population at Northern Arizona State University has boomed, and rents have gone up sharply.
Apr. 18, 2018
Barbara Bush Elementary School Honors First Lady
“She was a great lady and a good standard for us to hold up to and to look toward,” Principal Tracy Olson told students Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2018
Investigator:
If ousted state Rep. Don Shooter files suit against the state, parts of the investigative report that led to his removal that so far have not been made public may see the light of day.
Apr. 18, 2018
Generating Station Closure Leaves Workers With Tough Choices
The impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona is sending surrounding communities — including the Navajo Nation — into a difficult situation.
Apr. 18, 2018
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On E-Commerce Sales Taxes
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday that could potentially change the way states collect taxes on internet retailers with no brick-and-mortar presence on the ground, and the outcome could potentially mean big returns for state coffers.
Apr. 18, 2018
AZ Teachers Have Mixed Feelings Over #RedForEd Strike
Teachers across Arizona are continuing their process of deciding whether or not to go on strike in search of higher pay for themselves and, more generally, increased funding for schools.
Apr. 18, 2018
Secretary Of Homeland Security Visiting Border With Ducey
Rafael Carranza, border reporter for the Arizona Republic, is making his way south to join the tour today, and he stopped in Casa Grande to briefly speak with The Show.
Apr. 18, 2018

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