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Report Shows Families Are Still Being Separated At Border
The Trump administration was ordered by a federal judge in 2018 to stop separating most migrant children from their parents on the border. The public outcry was fierce, and the administration said it’s not enforcing the policy anymore. But, a new report from journalists Jude Joffe-Block and Valeria Fernandez shows families are still being separated.
Oct. 29, 2019
Study: Race, Representation Affect Who Gets Traffic Tickets
There have been academic studies on issues related to how often law enforcement officers pull over African American drivers and cite them for moving violations. New research by an ASU public finance professor and two colleagues indicate those stops may be used as ways to collect money from a certain sector of drivers — most notably, African Americans.
Oct. 29, 2019
Mail-In Ballots For Maricopa County Almost Due
If you’re one of nearly 1.85 million Maricopa County voters who got a ballot in the mail earlier this month, now's the time to mail it back.
Oct. 29, 2019
Phoenix Forum Focuses On Future of Electric Vehicles
A conference taking place Tuesday at ASU’s law school aims to bring together people from different aspects of the electric vehicle market. That includes manufacturers, policy-makers and utilities, among others. The Show spoke with a couple of the people involved in the first Arizona Transportation Electrification Forum.
Oct. 29, 2019
English-Language Learners A Top Priority For Kathy Hoffman
As the 2020 legislative session approaches, debates around education are heating up. Republicans are already at odds with Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman over her management of state school voucher program, and Hoffman is planning a fight against requirements for what she calls bilingual or multilingual students.
Oct. 29, 2019
Inaugural Rocky Point Cruise Delayed Until January
A series of cruises scheduled to launch in December from Rocky Point in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, will be delayed by one month, cutting the number of departures in the inaugural cruise season in half.
Oct. 29, 2019
Book Argues Banks, Investors Crushed The American Dream
About a decade ago, Arizona was one of the worst hit areas when the housing crisis hit. Now, investigative reporter Aaron Glantz uncovers how an elite group took advantage of the losses of millions of Americans during the housing crisis — often using taxpayer money — in his new book called "Homewreckers."
Oct. 29, 2019
AZ Congressional Delegation Reacts To Trumps Handling Of ISIS Operation
Arizona’s congressional delegation is expressing mixed reactions to President Trump’s announcement of a U.S. military operation that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Oct. 29, 2019
What Maricopa County Found In Its Audit Of Petersens Office
Auditors combed through Petersen's computer and his office files. They also analyzed his internet search history, emails, phone records and use of county resources.
Oct. 29, 2019
Not All AZ Schools Can Benefit From Later Start Times
California school districts have three years to push back the start times of their middle schools and high schools. Despite the benefits of better rested students, some Arizona schools face barriers in changing their schedules.
Oct. 29, 2019
Health Centers Suing Arizona Over AHCCCS Reimbursements
A group of community health centers is suing Arizona for failing to pay them for the cost of providing certain services to low-income individuals who are uninsured.
Oct. 29, 2019
Molino Fire At Base Of Catalina Mountains 25% Contained
Rugged terrain, dry grass and high winds have made it difficult for firefighters to contain the Molino Fire burning north of Tucson. Fire investigators said it started around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday and forced visitors to the Molino Campground to evacuate by nightfall.
Oct. 29, 2019
New Hardware To Combat Voter Registration Cyber Attacks
Arizona has a new system in place to combat cyber-attacks during the next elections. This week the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office unveils its new hardware built for securing voter registration equipment.
Oct. 29, 2019
Q&AZ: Who Designs The Artwork Along Arizona Freeways?
As part of our Q&AZ reporting project, listener Stacy Ketcham wanted to know who designs the artwork on Phoenix-area freeways. One Arizona landscape architect brought innovation to his field and beauty to our Arizona highways.
Oct. 29, 2019
The Takeaway: Millions of Schoolchildren Are Now Under Digital Surveillance
Companies use AI to track what students are typing in their emails, chats, Google docs, and any other school platforms.
Oct. 29, 2019
Arizona Sends Help To Battle California Wildfires
About 120 Arizona firefighters and 34 engines were deployed to California over the weekend to assist in battling multiple wildfires burning in that state.
Oct. 29, 2019
Defense Lawyer: Petersen Getting Out Of Federal Custody
Freelance journalist Kathryn Joyce once interviewed Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen for a story about Marshallese adoptions in Arkansas which was published in the New Republic Magazine. She asked about his work and a migration deal between the United States and the Marshall Islands.
Compact May Mean Legal Danger For Marshallese Women Found In Mesa
Oct. 29, 2019
Trial Opens In Lawsuit Over Frankenstein Use Of Remains
A retired FBI agent described a horrific raid of now-closed Arizona body donation facility Monday, recalling a table stacked with severed human legs, heads stuffed in a cooler, and torsos without heads and limbs.
Oct. 29, 2019
Downtown Chandler Project To Highlight City’s Namesake
Phoenix-based developer George Oliver bought the First Credit Union Plaza and the adjacent Chander City Center building. Oliver plans to invest nearly $14 million dollars into the five-story buildings that will be rebranded to The Alexander and The Johnathan after the city’s namesake A.J. Chandler.
Oct. 29, 2019
How Many AZ Bathroom Fixtures Are Low-Flow?
Arizona is No. 2 two in the nation for certain water-efficient showerheads and bathroom faucets. But the state is further behind when it comes to toilets. A new survey compares how prevalent WaterSense products are in the country.
Oct. 29, 2019

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