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U.S. Supreme Court
A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over a $2.7 million penalty the company was ordered to pay an Arizona family to reimburse their legal fees in a personal injury case.
Apr. 18, 2017
woman and child
TV shows and movies have tried to appeal to teen audiences for generations, and that effort has continued into the 21st century. Netflix recently unveiled the program 13 Reasons Why, which focuses on the suicide of a teenage girl. Although it involves mostly young characters, the program isn’t only aimed at younger viewers.
Apr. 18, 2017
Are Millennials a job-hopping generation? A Gallup survey from last year finds one in five Millennials reported changing jobs in the past year; that’s more than three times the number of non-Millennials who said that.
Apr. 18, 2017
texting and driving
A bill to stop new teen drivers from using their cell phones behind the wheel is back in gear — it had been stuck in the House Rules Committee, with the former chairman refusing to hear it. But Rep. Phil Lovas has since resigned from the Legislature to take a job in the Trump administration, and SB 1080 cleared the panel Monday.
Apr. 18, 2017
We’re more than five months past November’s election results—some of which surprised a lot of observers. The surprise was related to the fact that most pollsters were preparing us for a very different outcome.
Apr. 18, 2017
Raul Grijalva
We start this hour with concerns over President Trump’s proposal to expand and reinforce a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In addition to opposition for humanitarian reasons, some are worried about the potential environmental impact on flora and fauna.
Apr. 18, 2017
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Marine biologist Heather Marshall's interest in sharks stemmed from fear that turned into fascination.
Apr. 18, 2017
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With narrow results in elections and referendums in Turkey, Britain, and the U.S., here's what's shaping the political divide between urban and rural areas.
Apr. 18, 2017
wheelchair user
Bill supporting Arizona business' needs over people with disabilities' needs awaits the governor's signature.
Apr. 18, 2017
Anthony Kern
Dueling gun bills at the state capitol have enough support to block background checks on private sales.
Apr. 18, 2017
Jane Hilton hiking
When Jane Hilton died late last year after a long journey with cancer, our sister station KBACH didn’t just lose a producer and announcer.
Apr. 18, 2017
JD Mesnard
The speaker of the Arizona House has revived legislation banning texting or other cellphone use by drivers with only a learners permit or during the first six months teenagers have a regular license.
Apr. 18, 2017
Diane Douglas
Arizona Superintendent Of Public Instruction Diane Douglas may have some competition in state elections next year. Tempe City Council member David Schapira is expected to announce his decision about entering the race Tuesday afternoon.
Apr. 18, 2017
death chamber
Arkansas' Supreme Court halted two executions hours before they were scheduled to take place Monday, but will move forward with others. The case centers on a controversial death penalty protocol that has also drawn criticism in Arizona.
Apr. 18, 2017
Thew Elementary School
“Kindergarten is the new 1st grade.” Or at least that’s what many of the state’s early childhood educators say when referring to the rigorous list of skills kids are expected to have mastered by the time they enter first grade. As state public education funding remains tight in Arizona, helping kids learn these skills is an increasing challenge for teachers.
Apr. 18, 2017
Companies will soon compete for the chance to collect your parking money in downtown Phoenix. This week, the City Council will vote to request proposals for a pay-by-phone service.
Apr. 18, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Poison prevention experts are praising Gov. Doug Ducey for signing two bills aimed at curbing opioid deaths in Arizona.
Apr. 18, 2017
For the first time since 2008, ASU is honoring two journalists with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill will receive the 2017 award given by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Apr. 17, 2017
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The Casa Grande City Council may soon take action to cut costs for developers and homebuyers.
Apr. 17, 2017
Arizona Education Association
Officials at Arizona’s largest education organization expects dire consequences for the state after lawmakers approved the public funding of private schools with vouchers backed by tax money.
Apr. 17, 2017

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