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Educators, Business Leaders Look To Revive Southwest Phoenix Neighborhoods
Many people see the areas around the Murphy Elementary School District as a dumping ground for projects that wouldn’t fly in other parts of the city. Some say these neighborhoods are slowly dissolving. While others think new-found unity can lead to a community renaissance.
Jan. 10, 2018
GOP Tax Plan Gives APS Customers Surprise Savings
Customers for Arizona’s largest utility will see some unexpected savings on their bills this year because of the GOP tax plan.
Jan. 10, 2018
UA Team Tests Mining Technology Designed To Save Lives
University of Arizona startup GUIA is testing a mining communication and sensor platform to help save lives.
Jan. 10, 2018
 Phoenix Plans For Bicycle Infrastructure Future
“We are trying to make better use of our existing streets,” said Street Transportation Deputy Director Mark Melnychenko. “How can we evaluate the street and possibly have the ability to put in other modes of transportation?”
Jan. 10, 2018
Council On Foreign Relations President Richard Haass Says The World Is In Disarray
Foreign policy has dominated the headlines over the past year-plus, from North Korea to Iran to Russia to China, and beyond. And my next guest has a somewhat pessimistic view of where the U.S. stands right now: Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jan. 9, 2018
 What Impact Would Sen. Hatch
Even as a number of Republicans have been at the very least uncomfortable with President Trump’s language and tweeting, there haven’t been too many deep policy disagreements. One exception, though, has been on international trade — with the focus on NAFTA.
Jan. 9, 2018
 What Are The Challenges, Economic Impact Of Franchise Industry?
Some people who own Subway sandwich franchises are finding themselves in a financial pickle. This month, the chain launched a national promotion offering certain footlong sandwiches for $4.99 each. While it may be a good deal for customers, some franchise owners say they can’t afford it.
Jan. 9, 2018
Union: Border Patrol Won
The U.S. Border Patrol is hiring, and it's aggressively recruiting new agents. But some within the agency are warning that the hiring process is still too slow to keep up with the number of people leaving the agency.
Jan. 9, 2018
Ducey Proposes Plan To Close Recession-Era Education Funding Deficits
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has revealed more details about public school funding in next year’s state budget proposal. The governor’s plan includes $400 million of additional K-12 funding and a plan to close recession-era cuts to capital needs budgets.
Jan. 9, 2018
 Hospitals Experiencing Shortages Of IV Bags, Tamiflu
Hospitals nationwide are experiencing a shortage of intravenous bags, or IV bags. This comes as the number of flu cases are accelerating. Another casualty of the increase in flu cases is the shortage of Tamiflu, the antiviral medication that treats the flu.
Jan. 9, 2018
Study: Phoenix Water More Affordable Than Other Large Cities
A new study puts Phoenix’s water as the most affordable among big U.S. cities. Manny Teodoro, associate professor at Texas A & M University, said that compared to other cities, Phoenix's water charges are progressive.
Jan. 9, 2018
 Reporter Weighs In On Court Case Over Rio Grande Water Usage
Water fights are nothing new in the Western U.S. Arizona and California battled for decades, and, though there’s more cooperation now, states that use Colorado River water are attempting to plan to make sure there’s enough for the short and long-term futures.
Jan. 9, 2018
Gov. Ducey Unveils Plan to Add Money to Schools
Gov. Doug Ducey touched on a number of issues yesterday in his State of the State speech — from prison recidivism to wrong-way drivers to sexual harassment. He also announced plans to soon call a special session of the legislature to deal with the opioid epidemic. Joining me now to talk about the governor’s speech, and the reaction to it is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 9, 2018
 What Can Women Do To Fight For Equal Pay?
Carrie Gracie worked for BBC News for 30 years before resigning this week. She was one of the most senior journalists there, but left her position in protest of what she called the network’s “secretive and illegal” pay culture that paid women less than men. This shines a light on the pay gap between men and women that still persists.
Jan. 9, 2018
 Law Professor Explains Dismissal Of Case Against Rancher Cliven Bundy
The felony case against Cliven Bundy, his two sons and a militia leader has been tossed out by a federal judge. The case had generated headlines because of an armed standoff in Nevada between Bundy and his allies and federal agents in 2014. With me to explain is Karen Bradshaw, associate law professor at ASU’s O’Connor College of Law.
Jan. 9, 2018
Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protected Status For Salvadorans
The Trump Administration has ended a program known as Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for citizens of El Salvador.
Jan. 9, 2018
Fountain Hills Designated International Dark Sky Community
“You don’t need to have light that isn’t shielded,” said Fountain Hills Dark Sky Association co-chair Joe Bill.” It really basically obscures the sky so you can’t see the stars that some of us enjoyed growing up.”
Jan. 9, 2018
Need Your Space? How Workplaces Are Changing — Again
It wasn’t that long ago companies like Google and Facebook attracted attention for what seemed like innovative workplace perks – things like free catered meals, game rooms and on-site services like dry cleaning.
Jan. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: Privacy Rights Head To The Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will hear arguments today over whether a driver should be granted privacy in a rental car when his or her name isn’t listed on the agreement as an authorized driver.
Jan. 9, 2018
CES Unveils What Future Fully Automated Consumer Cars Will Look Like
The Consumer Electronics Show opened Tuesday in Las Vegas with fully automated cars vying for attention.
Jan. 9, 2018

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