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Fewer Americans seem to be worried about the federal budget deficit. That’s according to the 2017 American Values Survey, conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute. To get more insight into the survey, The Show's Mark Brodie spoke with Robert Jones, CEO of PRRI.
Jan. 18, 2018
National Park Service
On Monday, nine out of 12 members resigned from the National Park System Advisory Board. They said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had refused to meet with them, and expressed concern that the Department of the Interior is undoing much of the progress made in recent years.
Jan. 18, 2018
A growing number of communities have been working to create areas that combine start-ups, new businesses and incubators, called Innovation Districts. Mesa is working on becoming one, and Jennifer Vey of the Brookings Institution is in Mesa to talk about it.
Jan. 18, 2018
Cato Institute
The Departments of Homeland Security and Justice released a new report this week called Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.
Jan. 18, 2018
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At Stanford Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced a new strategy for troops in Syria. That country has been battling a brutal civil war for the last six-plus years. So what does this new policy mean for international relations?
Jan. 18, 2018
DACA application
Nearly 800,000 DACA recipients are in a sort of legal limbo currently. Daniel Gonzalez is an immigration reporter for the Arizona Republic. He’s been following what critics are calling a DACA loophole.
Jan. 18, 2018
Camelback Pointe
“If you think about it, it would be very hard to, say, get a job if you don’t have a regular place to take a shower, wash your clothes and get a good night’s sleep and prepare nutritious food for yourself,” said Supervisor Stefanie Smith.
Jan. 18, 2018
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"The Best Man" is a long, talky peek behind the scenes of a presidential primary in 1960 Philadelphia.
Jan. 18, 2018
Cleophus Cooksey
Phoenix police suspect Cleophus Cooksey, a convicted felon charged with murder in the killing of his mother and stepfather, may have committed seven other killings.
Jan. 18, 2018
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Many people know that “420” represents marijuana – hence the popularity of the mile markers – but very few know why.
Jan. 18, 2018
service dog
An Arizona lawmaker is pushing a measure that would make it illegal for people who claim their pet is a service animal to enter restaurants or grocery stores. Despite getting the necessary votes, Senate Bill 1040 has no real teeth.
Jan. 18, 2018
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The federal government is set to run out of money on Friday. Rachael Bade is a congressional reporter for Politico. She joins The Takeaway to talk about the latest in the government shutdown showdown.
Jan. 18, 2018
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The University of Arizona and the state health department have been awarded a $2.2 million grant to train rural firefighters and police officers in how to recognize and treat opioid overdoses.
Jan. 18, 2018
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Watch out for rabies, especially in the southern part of Arizona where game wardens are investigating three recent cases.
Jan. 18, 2018
ASU Campus
Lawmakers are discussing whether policies banning non-lethal weapons on expanding campuses leave students, teachers and faculty vulnerable to crime.
Jan. 18, 2018
Car Accident
State lawmakers are backing a bill that would increase the minimum requirement for auto liability insurance.
Jan. 18, 2018
Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport could be getting out of the parking business. The Aviation Department wants the private sector to build a new transportation center and take over the airport’s other public parking facilities.
Jan. 18, 2018
Joe Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s entrance into the Arizona Senate race has shaken up an already crowded field of competitors.
Jan. 18, 2018
drone
Arizona State University is one of seven schools supporting a project that's designing new intelligence for drones and robots. The purpose is to make intelligent technologies fully automated.
Jan. 17, 2018
SRP workers find fish cleaning canal walls are gorging on algae.
Jan. 17, 2018

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