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Author: America
The American dream is a very distant dream for a growing number of Americans who wonder whether opportunities — especially educational and financial — are beyond their reach. Author Steven Brill argues this development is five decades in the making.
Sep. 19, 2018
How To Know Which College To Attend
U.S. News and World Report earlier this month unveiled its 2019 Best Colleges Rankings. But John Byrnes argues these rankings, and others, are flawed and should not be the be all and end all of where a student goes to college.
Sep. 19, 2018
Flagstaff Considers
Some cities, like Surprise, Peoria and Phoenix, have “Urban Camping” laws that make it a crime to sleep in public places. But a recent decision from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could mean cities will have to change the way they deal with homeless people who live on the street.
Sep. 19, 2018
How Does Arizona Fair On Family And Medical Leave?
It’s been 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was approved by the federal government, and in the years since then, half of the states haven’t moved beyond the basics related to protection of unpaid leave.
Sep. 19, 2018
The Significance Of Paul Manafort
Last week, Manafort pleaded guilty to some criminal charges. To learn more about how significant Manafort’s decision is, and what could be next in the investigation, former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Paul Charlton joined The Show.
Sep. 19, 2018
Will This Be The
For the general election, 23 women are still in U.S. Senate races — including both major party candidates in Arizona, Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally — and 239 remain in the race for U.S. House seats.
Sep. 19, 2018
Concern Raised On Wording For Clean Energy Initiative
Backers of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative have fought — and won — court challenges over its so-called “misleading language,” and now there’s new back-and-forth on the wording of this.
Sep. 19, 2018
Mexico City Still Seeks Earthquake Solutions
Sept. 19 marks the anniversary of Mexico City’s two most devastating earthquakes — one in 1985 and one in 2017. Today, the city still debates on what were the lessons learned.
Sep. 19, 2018
After Ruling, Uncertainty Looms Over AZ Medical Marijuana Industry
Arizona may have a booming medical marijuana industry. But a recent court ruling could jeopardize one of the fastest growing products — cannabis oil. The case is expected to reach the state's highest court. And it's revealing how the industry is still struggling to find legitimacy, even as more people than ever use marijuana.
Part 1: Concern And Confusion
Sep. 19, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How Our Brains Process Time
Time flies when you're having fun, the old saying goes. But how can time — maybe the most fundamental concept of the universe — feel different under different conditions?
Sep. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Can There Be Redemption For The Accused In The #MeToo Movement?
Today, on Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, Jewish people across the world ask for forgiveness for misdeeds they've committed. This year, the holiday comes at a time when many prominent men are attempting to reenter the public sphere following allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
Sep. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump
The Trump administration announced another round of tariffs on a list of nearly 6,000 different kinds of goods imported from China, this week. China struck back with additional $60 billion dollars in tariffs on American goods.
Sep. 19, 2018
Grijalva And Pierson Face Off During Debate
“He's not a good example of a Mexican, not a good example of a Mexican-American, and he's not a good example of an American,” Pierson said.
Sep. 19, 2018
Ducey Open To Reform Of Charter School Regulations
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he’s open to ideas about how to reform the way charter schools operate. This comes after Republican lawmaker Eddie Farnsworth cashed in on the sale of his for-profit charter school and its four campuses.
Sep. 19, 2018
Q&AZ: Is It Rare To Be An Arizona Native?
Arizona is a commuter state, as only 39.7 percent of residents in 2017 were born in the state, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey.
Sep. 19, 2018
Sunnyslope High Secretary Accused Of Embezzlement
According to the Arizona Auditor’s report, in August of 2017 Eunice Lopez admitted to school officials she had taken 151 cash payments meant for parking permits for herself.
Sep. 18, 2018
Ice Volcanoes Help Shape Topography Of Ceres
A newly published study by University of Arizona planetary scientists confirms the topography of the dwarf planet Ceres was shaped by ice volcanoes.
Sep. 18, 2018
AZ Needs More Reserves To Weather Economic Downturn
While U.S. states’ financial health has strengthened in 2018 compared with last year, fewer than half have enough financial reserves to weather the first year of a moderate recession, according to a report released Monday.
Sep. 18, 2018
Study Details Costs Of High Arizona Imprisonment Rate
Arizona has the fourth-highest per capita imprisonment rate in the country and a new report details the factors putting people behind bars. On the heels of a similar report released by the ACLU, FWD.US is out with a study of the causes for Arizona’s high imprisonment rate.
Sep. 18, 2018
Medical School Coming To Phoenix Park Central Mall
Less than a month after Phoenix leaders approved plans to build a parking garage at Park Central Mall, a new tenant has been revealed.
Sep. 18, 2018

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