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Chocolate Producers Turn To Hawaii Amid Cacao Shortage
A worldwide cacao shortage is making a lot of people nervous. One option to fill part of the void is popping up in Hawaii.
Mar. 6, 2018
Cities Want To Penalize Trucking Companies Underpaying Drivers
Two Southern California cities, LA and Long Beach, are looking for ways to penalize trucking companies they say are underpaying drivers.
Mar. 6, 2018
Hurdles Remain For GCU After Nonprofit Status Approved
Since 2004, Grand Canyon University has been a for-profit university, a move in response to the crushing $20 million debt the school once held.
Mar. 6, 2018
Scottsdale District Will Continue Construction After Re-Evaluation
A new committee Tuesday re-selected Chasse Building Team, the original winners of the construction manager contract for the Cheyenne project.The AG's lawsuit claims the district broke the law in part because its architect, Brian Robichaux, was not licensed at the time and unfairly influenced the selection of construction companies.
Mar. 6, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake Criticizes Trump Tariff Proposal
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake joined MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" on Tuesday to criticize President Donald Trump’s plan to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum.
Mar. 6, 2018
Arizona Latest State Taking Steps To End Preschool Expulsions
Three- to 5-year-olds are expelled from preschools at a rate three times higher than K-12 combined, according to a Yale University study.
Mar. 6, 2018
The Pulse: Should Tourists Go To Antarctica?
Antarctica is a place where you can see icebergs breaking apart. And, seeing that, it’s hard to ignore how climate change is affecting the planet. Visitors contribute to that climate change and melting ice. Getting there involves flying somewhere and taking a ship.
Mar. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: With Presidential Shift, An Uncertain Future For The Chinese Communist Party
Nearly 3,000 delegates from across China are gathering in Beijing for the nation's annual parliamentary meeting. The biggest news out of the National People’s Congress is the abolition of term limits for the presidency, a move that could undermine the Chinese Communist Party. But there are other signs of how China is shifting towards the future.
Mar. 6, 2018
Arizona Bill Aims To Put
A separation of church and state debate is brewing over a bill putting "God" back in the classroom.
Mar. 6, 2018
Republicans, Democrats Support Bill Extending Legislative Terms
A bi-partisan bill could extend state lawmaker terms from two to four years.
Mar. 6, 2018
Grand Canyon University Gets OK To Return To Nonprofit Status
Grand Canyon University's application to return to its nonprofit roots was approved by the Higher Learning Commission on Monday.
Hurdles Remain For GCU
Mar. 6, 2018
Window And Door Maker Acquires Arizona Company
The largest window and door manufacturer in North American has acquired a Valley company.
Mar. 6, 2018
Proposed GI Bill Model For K-12 Schools Would Impact AZ Funding
A conservative think tank has written policy that would give every child of an active-duty service member an education savings account. Some worry that will drain a large source of funds for many Arizona schools.
Mar. 6, 2018
Mohave County Sets Aside Money For Possible Legal Action On Water
The Mohave County Board of Supervisors has voted to set aside $20,000 for potential legal fees in an ongoing water rights dispute.
Mar. 5, 2018
Muslim Scholar Sues Over Contract; ASU Calls It A Misunderstanding
A Muslim scholar is suing Arizona State University, alleging the school is illegally blocking him from speaking on campus because of his political beliefs.
Mar. 5, 2018
Arizona Rep. Isela Blanc Arrested In D.C. DACA Protest
Rep. Isela Blanc (D-Tempe) and two LUCHA members were arrested at a DACA protest in Washington, D.C.
Mar. 5, 2018
More Legal Limits Put On Arizona Man Who Sold Ammo To Las Vegas Shooter
More legal limits have been put on the Mesa man who sold ammunition to the gunman in October’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Mar. 5, 2018
 NY Times Reporter Discusses 1st Post-Harvey Weinstein Oscars
If you’re anything like The Show staff, you didn’t do too well in your Oscar pool last night. But a few people who did do well — Guillermo del Toro and the cast and crew of The Shape of Water — as well as Jordan Peele and Frances McDormand, and a graduate of my alma mater, Brophy — Glen Keane for best animated short.
Mar. 5, 2018
 Uncertainty Grows As U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Resigns From Post
Tensions between the U.S. and Mexico have been heightened since President Trump took office in 2017. And uncertainty may be growing, thanks to the decision by U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson’s decision to resign her post. She’ll leave in May. Jacobson is one of the most experienced people in the State Department when it comes to Latin America.
Mar. 5, 2018
What
It seems there are fewer pilots flying the friendly skies — there’s a looming commercial pilot shortage on the horizon. Here to talk about why, and what to do about it is Steven Scates. He’s chair of the Flight Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
Mar. 5, 2018

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