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Arizona Educators Back At Capitol For Day 3 Of #RedForEd Walkout
Many of the more than 1,000 Arizona schools closed last week remain shuttered Monday. The #RedForEd protests involving demand for better pay, school funding and raises for support staff are continuing at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix.
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Apr. 30, 2018
Tinder Fire Near Payson Spreads From 500 To 8,000 Acres
The Tinder Fire north of Payson is now burning 8,623 acres and shows no signs of slowing down.
Apr. 30, 2018
South Phoenix Teachers Build Community Support
Teachers say the undercurrent of frustration has been years in the making, not just the few weeks it took to organize a teacher walkout.
Apr. 30, 2018
Why Arizona Democrats, Republicans Agree (Mostly) On This Welfare Bill
It’s not often you hear bipartisan support at the state Capitol to increase spending on social welfare. But it’s happening.
Apr. 30, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence To Tout Tax Cuts In Tempe
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at an event open to the public at the Marriott Tempe at the Buttes resort Tuesday afternoon.
Apr. 30, 2018
Lower Temperatures, Rain Chance In Store This Week
There’s some good news weather-wise for Valley residents this week. Mark O’Malley is with the National Weather Service in Phoenix. He said we’ll see some slightly lower temperatures before the summer-like heat comes back.
Apr. 29, 2018
Evacuations Ordered Over Tinder Fire
The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has ordered evacuations for several communities near the Tinder Fire. The Tinder Fire is human-caused and burning nine miles east of Clints Well in Coconino County.
Apr. 29, 2018
House Speaker Mesnard On Ducey
After two days of teacher walkouts over education funding in Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican decision makers say a budget deal is in hand.
Apr. 29, 2018
March Marks The Busiest Month In History Of Sky Harbor International Airport
This March marked the busiest month in the history of Sky Harbor International Airport. Passenger numbers were 2.3 percent higher than the previous March.
Apr. 29, 2018
ACLU of Arizona Hosts Legal Clinic For Those Illegally Detained By MCSO
A group of volunteer attorneys gathered at the Center For Neighborhood Leadership Saturday morning. They were helping people who had been illegally detained and racially profiled by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office a few years ago.
Apr. 29, 2018
Goldwater Institute Threatens To Sue Districts That Don
With a statewide teacher walkout forcing districts to close schools, several opponents of the work stoppage have responded by threatening lawsuits. The Goldwater Institute is joining the list of those discussing legal action.
Apr. 28, 2018
 Mexico’s Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases
The Mexican Supreme Court has agreed to hear two cases against mining company Grupo Mexico over an acid spill about 25 miles south of the Arizona border that contaminated two rivers and left thousands of people without drinking water in 2014.
Apr. 28, 2018
Yuma E. Coli Outbreak More Virulent Than Most, CDC Says
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is providing an update on the dangers of the strain of E. coli originating from the Yuma growing region.
Apr. 27, 2018
Schools Prepare To Close Monday For Third Day Of Teacher Walkout
Education group leaders say they hope to work over the weekend with lawmakers and teachers, then rally at the Capitol again Monday if nothing changes.
Apr. 27, 2018
Flake Votes To Confirm Pompeo As Secretary of State
Sen. Jeff Flake votes to confirm former CIA director Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State.
Apr. 27, 2018
Arizona Launches State E-Petition Portal
Arizona Secretary of State Michelle Reagan launched a database Friday to streamline the state’s petition system.
Apr. 27, 2018
3 Perspectives On Arizona
On the second day of the teacher walkout, The Show spoke with players on all sides.
Apr. 27, 2018
Researchers Say Context Matters When Listening To Music
A recent study says having contextual information about a musical performance affects what people think about the music.
Apr. 27, 2018
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Arizona
Last year, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents for charging unconstitutionally high tuition. Just yesterday, a judge dismissed the lawsuit, though an appeal is expected.
Apr. 27, 2018
KJZZ
Now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap. Here to talk about Arizona teachers walking out and marching to the capitol, and the results of the special congressional election, are longtime pollster and host of The Think Tank Mike O’Neil, and Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief of Ricochet.
Apr. 27, 2018

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