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The Takeaway: In Accusations Against Brett Kavanaugh, Echoes Of Anita Hill Hearings
As Judge Brett Kavanaugh stands accused of sexual assault when he was a teenager, Republicans and Democrats are fighting about how or if these allegations should impact the schedule of his ongoing Supreme Court nomination.
Sep. 21, 2018
Navajo Generating Station Continues To Face Uncertain Future
The largest coal power plant in the Western U.S., the Navajo Generating Station, plans to shut down in 2019, that is, unless another buyer can be found.
Sep. 21, 2018
Cochise County To Hold Town Hall On Sewage Concerns
Health officials in Cochise County have called a town hall meeting for Friday night to address health concerns from a massive, ongoing sewage spill from Mexico.
Sep. 21, 2018
Travel Center Part Of  Navajo I-40 Area Plan
This is part of a larger push to bring housing, entertainment, a shopping center and other businesses to the region.
Sep. 21, 2018
Arizona Inmates Lead Discussion On Criminal Justice Reform
Arizona Town Hall President Tara Jackson has organized community discussions all over the state. But Thursday was different. “We’ve never done anything like this," Jackson said. "The Department of Corrections has never done anything like this.”
SPECIAL REPORT: The Chaos Of Arizona Prison Health Care
Sep. 21, 2018
Companies Back Out Of NGS Purchase
Two companies that had planned to take over the west’s largest coal-fired power plant have ended their efforts to acquire it.
Sep. 20, 2018
La Paz Assessor
A school district in western Arizona is facing a significant shortfall after the La Paz County Assessor overvalued the county by millions.
Sep. 20, 2018
CDC: Impact Of Alzheimer’s Disease Will Double By 2060
The health, social and economic costs of Alzheimer’s disease among older Americans are projected to double by 2060, according to new research by the CDC.
Sep. 20, 2018
Mexico’s President Elect Heads To Sonoran Border
Mexico's incoming president Andés Manuel López Obrador is planning a visit to Sonora on Friday and Saturday, where he is expected to talk about his proposals to create a special border zone.
Sep. 20, 2018
Phoenix Entrepreneurs Visit Mexico City To Learn, Expand
A group of entrepreneurs from Arizona visited Mexico City this week. And the goal of this business trip was to get a better understanding of another culture, while building partnerships.
Sep. 20, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Taking A Leap Of Faith On The Trapeze
Listen to the sounds of Eleanor Morel, flying high on the trapeze at I.FLY Trapeze at the Phoenician Resort.
Sep. 20, 2018
Arizona Construction Jobs On The Rise
The Arizona construction industry has added 900 jobs in the past month and over 15,000 in the past year, according to figures released Thursday by the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Sep. 20, 2018
Why LA Teachers Are Considering A #RedForEd Strike
This spring, thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of the classroom to protest low pay and other concerns, and a similar protest could be on the horizon in California.
Sep. 20, 2018
More Americans Are Eating At Home
There’s something comforting about home cooking. And, even though a lot of restaurants advertise that their cooking is as good as your mother’s, recent data shows that more Americans are staying in than they did a decade ago.
Sep. 20, 2018
AZ Federal Outdoors Program Needs Reauthorization
The Interior Department says Arizona will get $2 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Without congressional action, the program is scheduled to lapse at the end of the month. But last week, the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee approved a bill to reauthorize it.
Sep. 20, 2018
Are Tracked Math Classes Helping Or Hurting Students?
In high schools across the country, students are put onto a certain "track" for their math classes — it could be honors, advanced placement, college prep, remedial or any number of other-named tracks. But research is starting to question whether that’s helping or hurting students.
Sep. 20, 2018
Latin American LGBTQ Series Making Its Way To Phoenix
A Valley film series in progress through the end of October aims to bring a group of Spanish language LGBTQ films from Latin America to a wider audience in Phoenix.
Sep. 20, 2018
Sen. Looking To Make Charter School Finances Transparent
A state senator says she’s looking into changes to Arizona’s laws on charter schools in an effort to make them more transparent and subject to the same financial laws as district schools — and Governor Doug Ducey says he’s on board with that effort.
Sep. 20, 2018
Light Rail Expansion Raises Concerns From Community
For months, some south Phoenix residents and business owners have demanded more details about the project and asked for changes, or in some cases, told the City Council they don’t want to see the train come down Central Avenue at all.
Sep. 20, 2018
Phoenix Woman Turns Tragic Hurricane Into Cultural Celebration
Jessica Gonzalez was born in Puerto Rico, but came to the United States as a baby with her mother. When the storm hit last year, she said she felt both incredibly connected to her home — and so far away from it, at the same time.
Sep. 20, 2018

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