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Arizona Man Sentenced For Cyberattacks On City Services
An Arizona man has been sentenced for attacking cities’ websites and computer servers, including at least one emergency communication system.
Jun. 19, 2018
Preliminary 2018 AzMERIT Test Results Are In
Preliminary results from the 2018 AzMERIT Test have been obtained by The Arizona Republic. AzMERIT plays a large role in what A-F grade schools receive and whether students can move on to third grade.
Jun. 19, 2018
Why Podcasting Is No Longer Just For Public Radio Nerds
Whether you started listening to "This American Life" years ago, or you jumped on the "Serial" bandwagon in 2014 or you listen to The Show’s podcast from KJZZ every week — there’s no denying podcasts are everywhere.
Jun. 19, 2018
Judge Rules Kirkpatrick Can Run For Congress
Ann Kirkpatrick is a resident of Tucson and entitled to run for the open congressional seat being vacated by Martha McSally, a judge ruled this afternoon.
Jun. 19, 2018
Surprise Considers Ban On Cellphone Use While Driving
The city of Surprise will discuss changing city code Tuesday at a council work meeting to try to curb distracted driving.
Jun. 19, 2018
An Educational Opportunity For Arizona Woman
Frances Smith, 87, is one of about 350 people who participate in adult education every year in the Queen Creek Unified School District. The students come from more than 19 different countries and even more walks of life.
Jun. 19, 2018
Questions Remain As 2,342 Children Separated From Parents At Border
The Trump Administration has separated more than 2,300 children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Homeland Security department officials said Tuesday morning. The administration has not given clear answers to what is happening with those children.
Jun. 19, 2018
What
When you think of Baby Boomers, or Gen X, you probably have an image that comes to mind. Maybe the same goes for Millennials. But what about the generation that follows that one?
Jun. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Europe
On Wednesday, a European Union committee will be voting on a proposal attempting to solve copyright laws. This vote will be helping determine the future of the internet placing content online in a state of uncertainty.
Jun. 19, 2018
VA Releases Data For Nursing Home Quality
The VA released data on the quality of care in VA nursing homes, which showed they are worse on average than private sector facilities.
Jun. 19, 2018
Salmonella Linked To Honey Smacks Cereal
The CDC announced a salmonella outbreak linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
Jun. 19, 2018
Gun Safety At Center Of Ducey
Ducey will focus on getting guns out of the wrong hands, while his opponent Ken Bennett says he'll side with gun rights advocates.
Jun. 19, 2018
Are Mega-Mergers Bad For Consumers?
The U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division tried to block the recent merger between AT&T and Time Warner, but a federal court has allowed it to go ahead. The ruling could set a precedent for other mega-mergers between huge telecommunications and entertainment companies.
Jun. 19, 2018
How To Recognize When Someone Is At Greater Risk For Suicide
The number of people choosing to take their own lives in the U.S. is on the rise. How much can be done to recognize when a friend or loved one is in despair and could be at greater risk for suicide?
Jun. 19, 2018
Pima County Debating How To Fund Road Repairs
The Pima County Board of Supervisors discussed Tuesday morning different proposals to fund road repairs across the county. But, it seems one of those ideas, a sales tax increase, is headed to defeat.
Jun. 19, 2018
Advocates Speak Out Against
Arizona immigrants pushed back on Monday with a rally against the White House administration’s policy separating migrant parents from their children.
Jun. 19, 2018
Former Attorney Generals Write Open Letter To Sessions
The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance policy” has sparked intense controversy, as we’ve seen and heard cases of children being separated from their families. While Attorney General Jeff Sessions and others in the administration continue defending the policy fiercely, many others have strong critiques.
Jun. 19, 2018
The Pulse: At This Retirement Home, Chimps Are In Charge
The Cle Elum Chimp Sanctuary is just off a lightly traveled desert highway in central Washington state. The first thing I have to do is sign the paperwork saying that, if I die, I won’t sue the sanctuary. I’m not too worried.
Jun. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: The Anti-Migration Chorus Grows In The U.S., And Echoes In Germany
For the past four years, Elizabeth Schumacher, a domestic politics reporter for DW News in Germany, has been covering migration, and the rise of the far-right of Germany.
Jun. 19, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Caliphate
Who is it that ISIS appeals to, and why? New York Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi speaks with a former ISIS member (who goes by the jihadi nom de guerre Abu Huzaifa al-Kanadi) about how and why he joined the fold.
Jun. 19, 2018

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