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Glendale School District Changes Immigrant Student Policy
Earlier this year, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint against the Glendale Union High School District, accusing school officials of refusing to enroll a 19-year-old Salvadoran refugee.
Nov. 29, 2018
Republican Governors Association Hold AZ Conference
The Republican Governors Association — or RGA — annual conference is underway. This year, it landed in Scottsdale. It’s an organization with, in their words, “one primary objective: electing and supporting Republican governors.”
Nov. 29, 2018
McSally
Martha McSally’s campaign has released a four-page report seeking to explain McSally’s loss to Kyrsten Sinema in the race for U.S. Senate.
Nov. 29, 2018
Court To Rule On Hopi Tribe
The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on the Hopi Tribe's challenge to snowmaking at a northern Arizona ski resort.
Nov. 29, 2018
ICE Drops Migrants At Bus Stations, Nonprofits Respond
Citing a lack of space and the need to stay in line with a court order, ICE started releasing large groups of undocumented immigrant families to Arizona churches and nonprofits in October.
Nov. 28, 2018
$300K Settlement OK
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a $300,000 settlement Wednesday with the family of a man who died in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails in 2015.
Nov. 28, 2018
Phoenix Joins AZ At Mexican Presidential Inauguration
Last week, Gov. Doug Ducey confirmed he is attending the inauguration of Mexico’s new president. A group of leaders from Phoenix, including interim mayor Thelda Williams, plans to be there as well.
Nov. 28, 2018
Appeals Court Upholds Seafood Ban Meant To Protect Porpoise
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican seafood caught with gillnets in areas where they threaten an endangered porpoise.
Nov. 28, 2018
Ask For Tax ID When Giving This Holiday Season
'Tis the season to give, but valley charities urge donors to give smart. As traffic increases around the Valley, so does the number of people standing on street corners asking for money.
Nov. 28, 2018
Glendale Glen Lakes Golf Course Set To Close
City staff flagged the golf course buildings as unsafe and deteriorating after inspections, leading to the course’s closure.
Nov. 28, 2018
First Biography Of Betty Ford Chronicles Trailblazing First Lady
Betty Ford’s name is synonymous with many things — especially addiction and recovery, as well as her role as First Lady to President Gerald Ford and even as a breast cancer survivor. But, there’s also a lot about this trailblazing First Lady that you probably don’t know.
Nov. 28, 2018
The Controversial Stances Of Bill Montgomery
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has been popular among Republicans, but his stances on criminal justice reform and capital punishment have made him a target for criticism from a number of groups.
Nov. 28, 2018
Rail Extension Opponents Want To Ask Voters To Stop Project
Opponents of the light rail extension planned to go down Central Avenue into South Phoenix turned in signatures to the city today. Their goal is to refer a measure to the ballot asking voters to stop the project.
Nov. 28, 2018
Do Generational Conflicts Affect Housing Options?
Cities across the country are working to figure out solutions to a lack of affordable housing. But in his new book, Randy Shaw argues the problem is a generational one.
Nov. 28, 2018
Trump Border Shutdown Could Have Economic Impact
After some Central American migrants attempted to rush the border wall on Sunday and were met with tear gas from U.S. agents, President Trump took to Twitter and issued a warning: “We will close the Border permanently if need be. Congress, fund the WALL!”
Nov. 28, 2018
ASU Economic Forecast Panel Aims To Predict Future Market
2018 has been a strong year for the U.S. economy with unemployment extremely low and wages starting to catch up. But the stock market has been volatile, and there isn’t much optimism about the impact of the tariffs the Trump administration has implemented.
Nov. 28, 2018
The Takeaway: Is Facebook Too Big? Amid Repeat Offenses, Global Regulators Suggest Breaking Up the Social Media Giant
Tim Wu has been advocating for an antitrust approach to dealing with Facebook. He's a Columbia Law professor and the author of The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Age. He joins the show with Tony Romm, tech policy reporter for The Washington Post.
Nov. 28, 2018
AZ Supreme Court Justice Texted Ducey About U.S. Senate Appointment
Thanks to public records searching, Phoenix New Times has discovered that Arizona Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick exchanged messages with Gov. Ducey advocating for the appointment of Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to Sen. John McCain's senate seat.
Nov. 28, 2018
Kelli Ward Running To Be Chair Of AZ Republican Party
Former U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward announced this week that she’s running to be the new chair of the Arizona Republican Party. The election, held at the end of January, is also expected to include the current chair, Jonathan Lines.
Nov. 28, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Our Status Can Influence Happiness
Having status can give you access to opportunities you wouldn't otherwise have, and losing it can be hard to deal with psychologically. On this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of status.
Nov. 28, 2018

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