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Study Examines Increase In Female Prison Population In Arizona
The political advocacy group FWD.us has published a study looking at incarceration rates for women in Arizona.
Dec. 18, 2018
How To Be An Arizona Supreme Court Justice
Dust off that resume! Arizona taking applications for Supreme Court justice.
Dec. 17, 2018
Tonto National Forest Begins New Restoration Project
A new restoration project is underway along the Lower Salt River in the Tonto National Forest, as invasive plant species are threatening native plant species.
Dec. 17, 2018
Rancher Who Struck Wolf Appealing Revoked Permit
A rancher in New Mexico may lose his grazing permit for trapping and striking a Mexican gray wolf.
Dec. 17, 2018
DHS: 277 Flu Cases Reported In The Last Week
More than 800 flu cases have been reported this season and 277 of those were just in the last week. There are less cases this year compared to 2017, but the numbers are still higher than Arizona's five-season average
Dec. 17, 2018
AZ Congressmen Respond To Possibility Of Government Shutdown
Advisers to President Trump say he won’t yield on funding for the border wall. Arizona congressmen from both sides of the aisle are responding to the possibility of a partial government shutdown.
Dec. 17, 2018
Suns Are Staying, Some Remain Skeptical
The debate over the future of the Suns in Phoenix came to a head last week as the NBA franchise and the city revealed their plans to upgrade Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix. While the team’s owner insists the Suns aren’t going anywhere, some remain skeptical.
Dec. 17, 2018
Can You Train Your Brain To Be More Grateful?
New research from the Great Good Science Center at UC Berkeley proves that you can actually train your brain in gratitude. It sounds crazy, but that’s what Christina Karns, a research associate in psychology at the University of Oregon, found in her latest research.
Dec. 17, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: The
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she’s continuing to try to convince members of Parliament to support her deal on Brexit. She called off a vote on the plan that had been scheduled for last week, with the understanding it was likely to be rejected.
Dec. 17, 2018
Phoenix’s Water Services Director On Why A Rate Hike Is Needed
Last week, the Phoenix City Council voted down a proposed water rate increase. Phoenix’s Water Services Director Kathryn Sorensen joined The Show to talk about why an increase is needed.
Dec. 17, 2018
Can Defendants Be
The Constitution says that you have to be competent to be tried in a court of law. And, in a new investigation for the Arizona Republic, reporter Michael Kiefer takes a closer look at a program here in Maricopa County that aims to “restore” people to competency.
Dec. 17, 2018
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Leaving Office
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced he’s resigning and be leaving his post at the end of the month.
Dec. 17, 2018
How Dems, GOP Plan To Prioritize Health Care
When Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in a few weeks, the kinds of health care bills coming out of that chamber will likely be very different than what we’ve seen over the past several years.
Dec. 17, 2018
Corp Commission Debates Deregulation Again
Arizona utility regulators are restarting discussions on the issue of electric retail competition, otherwise known as electricity deregulation, despite similar talks in the past not leading to much.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Why Are Yemeni Voices Absent From Debate Over Saudi-Led Conflict?
While both houses of Congress debated the continued role in the Saud-led war in Yemen, Professor Shireen Al-Adeimi, an assistant professor at Michigan State University, called out to Yemenis living through the conflict to provide their voices, largely absent in the US conversation.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: The World Has Pledged Billions To Aid In Yemen. Is It Helping?
Today some 22 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian aid. Billions have been pledged from various countries, in response to UN appeals. The UN asked for nearly 3 billion dollars in 2018, and will ask for even more in 2019. But why isn’t more aid getting to the people who need it most?
Dec. 17, 2018
Martha McSally, Kirk Adams Top Contenders To Replace Kyl
According to Zach Cohen, Senate correspondent at National Journal, the leading choices at this hour are Martha McSally, who narrowly lost a race for Arizona’s other Senate seat in November to Krysten Sinema, and Gov. Doug Ducey’s former chief of staff, Kirk Adams.
Dec. 17, 2018
Judge Strikes Down Bennett
A judge has slapped down the latest bid by Ken Bennett to get public financing for his failed Arizona gubernatorial bid — or at least reimburse himself for the money he spent.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Pulse: Body Politics
How the criminalization of HIV transforms bodies into weapons in the eyes of the law — and one man who spent nearly a decade in prison as a result.
Dec. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Death Of Guatemalan Child Points To Deep Culture Of Abuse And Neglect At U.S. Customs And Border Patrol
Last week, a 7-year-old girl, identified by the El Paso County Medical Examiner as Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin from Guatemala, died while in Border Patrol custody. Her death is being seen by many as a culmination of a history of abuse and neglect at U.S. CBP.
Dec. 17, 2018

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