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Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to — the monsoon. But unlike the Big Apple, monsoon weather is unique to the Southwest — and you never quite know what it will bring. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps talked to Jacob Moore, assistant vice president of tribal relations at ASU.
If you’ve seen a car driving around town lately with what looks like a camera on top, it just might be a self-driving car. That’s because Google, Uber, Waymo and now Israeli company Mobileye are all using Arizona as testing grounds for the development of these autonomous vehicles.
In 2013, it came to light that more than 6,000 reports of child abuse and neglect had been set aside — marked as “not investigated.” Today, the number of investigations are down over the last year, even as the number of calls coming into Arizona’s child-abuse hotline stays steady. That’s according to a new report from The Arizona Republic.
Drive around many corners of the Valley looking for a restaurant serving delicious food, and you’ll find influences from all over the world. But how authentic are the dishes? Are the owners and chefs actually the people who’ve lived in the culture and with the recipes? Those are some of the issues the co-hosts of the Racist Sandwich podcast address on a regular basis.
Knocking on doors, gathering signatures on a petition, hosting house meetings, getting involved in helping your community. Those are the organizing skills that students are learning through Chispa Arizona’s promotores program. Chispa Arizona is focused on environmental issues in Latino neighborhoods — which they say are disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change and pollution.
Civil-rights activists in Arizona have long been on the lookout for patterns of racially-biased behavior by law enforcement officers. A new effort by Stanford calling the Open Policing Project looked at a number of states, including Arizona, from 2011 to 2015 to measure whether people of color were pulled over and searched more often by officers.
Arizona’s business and political leaders are keeping a very close eye on NAFTA renegotiations. The state has important relations with Canada, and Mexico is our biggest trading partner. With me to talk more about NAFTA is Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the unintended consequences of policy, and how psychology can help us discover which policies work and why – or why not.
The campaign says the Aug. 22 rally will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center. Since Trump took office, he’s been holding campaign-style events across the country, but this will be his first rally in the West since his inauguration.
More than 100 students and immigration rights advocates gathered at the Arizona State Capitol late Tuesday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy or DACA. The event was one of many being held around the country.
The report found than 124,000 Phoenix area households are households earning less than half the median income, paying the majority of the income to rent and or living in substandard housing. These families do not receive income assistance.