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Report: Mark Kelly Considering Senate Run
Politico reported recently that Navy vet and former astronaut Mark Kelly is laying the groundwork for a campaign for U.S. Senate, meeting with the new head of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Dec. 26, 2018
Resettled Refugees In Tucson Face Barriers To Healthcare
For the nearly 40,000 refugees in Arizona, language differences and cultural practices are significant barriers to healthcare.
Dec. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: What You Need To Know About The Fed
You probably saw in the flurry of news last week that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced a move to raise short-term interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point. What does this mean for current homeowners and future home buyers?
Dec. 26, 2018
Is Civil Discussion The Exception In American Society?
Is civil discussion the exception in American society today? Are we more likely to wave off or talk over someone who disagrees with us?
Dec. 26, 2018
150 Years Of Grand Canyon Boating And No Museum
More than 100 years ago, John Wesley Powell and a small team of men embarked on what would become one of the most daring expeditions of its kind. Today, a group of boatmen would like to build a museum to celebrate that feat.
Dec. 26, 2018
Re:sound #245 The Determination Show
Amateur detectives, spiritual revelations and other stories of dogged perseverance.
Dec. 26, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Honesty And Happiness
If you've caught yourself wanting to lie in a social situation, you're not alone. Honesty is a huge part of trust in every relationship, but can be difficult to maintain across all sorts of interactions. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, we talk about honesty and happiness.
Dec. 26, 2018
The Takeaway: New Report Says The VA Underspent On Suicide Prevention Outreach
An average of twenty veterans die by suicide every day in this country, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. And a new report just out from the Government Accountability Office says the VA has failed on a massive scale to address the problem.
Dec. 26, 2018
Growing Number Of Older Women Living In Poverty
A new report found 16 percent of all women 65 and over live at or below the poverty line.
Dec. 26, 2018
‘Warm Neptune’ Could Help Resolve Enduring Exoplanet Debate
Planet hunters have found many “hot” Earth-like and Jupiter-like worlds orbiting close to distant stars, but seemingly very few “hot” planets of middling size and mass. Now, details about a strange “warm Neptune” could help explain why.
Dec. 26, 2018
Free Rides And Entertainment Mark Metro Phoenix Light Rail Anniversary
Valley Metro is celebrating 10 years of light rail by offering free rides Thursday. Live music, entertainment and a family fun zone will take place between 5 and 10 p.m. at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, Plaza & Pavilion at 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
Dec. 26, 2018
Options For Holiday Light Recycling
‘Tis the season for repairing, unravelling and replacing holiday lights. But don’t take your frustrations out on the environment – not when there are light-disposal options that are as green as a Douglas fir.
Dec. 26, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Evan Roberts
Evan Roberts shares a story about falling asleep during a holiday performance.
Dec. 25, 2018
Regulators Doing Basin Sweep Of Pinal AMA
Groundwater regulators are in the middle of what’s called a “basin sweep” of the Pinal Active Management Area (AMA). The data will contribute to modeling of the groundwater levels in that part of the state.
Dec. 25, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Honest Is The Best Policy
Honesty is the best policy, especially for medical relationships. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Dec. 25, 2018
Cold Front To Cause Scattered Showers Christmas Day
Phoenix-area residents woke up Christmas morning to a large brown cloud of smoke and dust hanging over much of Phoenix, but rain forecast for later in the day could help clean up the air.
Dec. 25, 2018
1929 Newspaper Clipping Reveals Unique Christmas Party In Nogales
The U.S.-Mexico border was moved two blocks north for a couple of hours on Christmas Day in 1929 so Mexican children could participate in a celebration.
Dec. 25, 2018
Arizona Likely To Gain Congressional Seat
A new analysis by Election Data Services concludes that the shifts in population from the Northeast to the South and West pretty much guarantee that Arizona is going to pick up a 10th seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after the decennial census.
Dec. 25, 2018
EPA Pulls Permit From APS-Owned Power Plant
The Environmental Protection Agency withdrew a permit Monday it gave to the Four Corners Power Plant. The EPA said it will review the impact of pollutants the plant discharges into nearby waterways.
Dec. 25, 2018
Corporation Commissioners Call For Audit Of APS
Two utility regulators are questioning whether some customers of Arizona Public Services are paying too much — and the company is earning more than it is legally entitled.
Dec. 25, 2018

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