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Why do some dogs show more “leash aggression,” barking and lunging at other canines when out for a walk? Researchers at the University of Arizona are trying to find out.
Oct. 1, 2017
Phoenix may soon get out of the hotel business. Council members are scheduled to vote Wednesday on selling the Sheraton Grand Phoenix — at a lower price than originally expected.
Sep. 30, 2017
Government surveillance of social media is about to get wider — and it’s targeting U.S. immigrants.
Sep. 30, 2017
The 127,000-square-foot center will be built in Peoria and will offer a range of services. Chief among them is behavioral health.
Sep. 30, 2017
In March of this year, Mesa Airline's approximately 1,000 flight attendants went on strike, citing low wages. Now, an agreement has been reached and a new contract has been signed.
Sep. 30, 2017
Forget Me Not Project
African-Americans are twice as likely as white Americans to develop Alzheimer’s disease. They’re also less likely to get a diagnosis. Education is key to raising awareness within the African American Community, and one way to do that is through the arts.
Sep. 29, 2017
Arizona Department Of Child Safety
Turnover across the state Department of Child Safety has been around 30 percent for the last two fiscal years.
Sep. 29, 2017
Stuart Warner
More than 40 years ago, the Vietnam War engulfed the national conversation in our countr. Today, it’s playing out again as the country watches Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary on the Vietnam War. And that’s bringing up memories for many Americans who remember that tumultuous time, including Stuart Warner, editor of the Phoenix New Times.
Sep. 29, 2017
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A shortage of immigration court judges and a huge backlog of immigrant-related cases in the U.S. isn’t new. Since Donald Trump became president, the Department of Justice took steps to temporarily reassign judges in the attempt to reduce pressure on the overloaded court system. But a Politico article reports on the results of a FOIA request that reveal a lot more going on.
Sep. 29, 2017
Soda
Students at Brigham Young University can now get caffeinated soda in dining halls. Before now, people were allowed to drink them on campus, but they had to be brought in from somewhere else.
Sep. 29, 2017
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How many times have you Googled something already today? Have you checked in on Facebook? Online platforms like these have become a major part of our daily lives — and have significant influence on society in general. So should they be regulated like public utilities?
Sep. 29, 2017
DACA application
Local activists are making a final push to help people with DACA status apply for a renewal ahead of the Oct. 5 deadline.
Sep. 29, 2017
Last year after the election of Donald Trump, millions of women hit the streets as part of the Women’s March on Washington. This weekend, some will take that spirit one step further, with the March for Black Women.
Sep. 29, 2017
The FCC says the wireless industry is competitive. That’s a change from the past eight years, when FCC members declined to make that determination.
Sep. 29, 2017
Puerto Rico
And as we just heard, President Trump has temporarily lifted the Jones Act, waiving shipping restrictions for the island for 10 days. Some congressional members, including Sen. John McCain, say 10 days is not enough.
Sep. 29, 2017
FEMA
It has been an excruciating wait for food and supplies since Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. island of Puerto Rico more than a week ago. We got a hold of John Rabin this morning. He's the acting regional administrator of FEMA Region II and is in Puerto Rico now.
Sep. 29, 2017
Kyrsten Sinema
One of the worst-kept secrets in national politics was officially revealed late yesterday when Arizona’s 9th District Rep. Kyrsten Sinema announced she was running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Jeff Flake. With us to talk about Sinema’s decision and Flake’s future is Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections.
Sep. 29, 2017
This week on the Friday Newscap, we discussed Kyrsten Sinema’s decision to run for U.S. Senate and Arizona’s Teachers Academy, among other stories.
Sep. 29, 2017
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While funding won’t run out immediately, the issue was sidelined by Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, and some states could potentially run out of funding by December.
Sep. 29, 2017
Reporting Hate
If you get Usama Shami and Bob Hake in the same room together, it doesn’t take long for the laughter to start and stories about their kids recent antics to begin flowing. Sitting down with them, it's easy to see that these guys are best friends. It all started 10 years ago with something quite mundane, a parking problem.
Sep. 29, 2017

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