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Arizona’s Jobless Rate Remains Unchanged
Arizona’s jobless rate remains unchanged. But the state's labor force has increased by 78,263 over the past year.
Apr. 19, 2018
ASU Students Help Tempe Renewable Energy Initiative
Last month, the Tempe City Council voted to go 100% renewable by 2035. Not an easy, or a cheap, task. But it turns out, they’re getting a little help along the way from a class of Arizona State University students.
Apr. 19, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Sidedoor
Some people make a name for themselves by breaking boxes, challenging society's expectations and sometimes in creative ways. Frances Glessner-Lee broke boundaries in crime-scene investigation by making boxes. She made these little dioramas of crime scenes using the skills women were commonly taught like sewing and crafting to develop a whole new way to study crime. Just a warning this segment includes a few short graphic descriptions.
Apr. 19, 2018
Nearly 650,000 Valley Jobs At Risk From Automation
Nearly 650,000 Valley residents are at risk of their jobs being affected by automation over the next decade or so. That’s among the findings of a new report from New America.
Apr. 19, 2018
Pima Sheriff Welcomes National Guard Support On Border
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey toured the border near Yuma on Wednesday with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen who continued to claim "there is a crisis occurring on the border today," according to The Arizona Republic.
Apr. 19, 2018
Results Of #RedForEd Teacher Strike Vote Expected Thursday
Thursday is the last day for teachers to vote on whether or not to authorize a strike and the results are expected to be announced.
Apr. 19, 2018
AZ PTA Leader Drops Support ForTeacher Pay Raise Plan
In the past two days, after standing in solidarity with the governor on his teacher pay raise proposal, Beth Simek of the Arizona Parent-Teacher Association found it unsustainable.
Apr. 19, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Under Pressure
Quickly responding to patient phone calls could be humiliating for your doctor. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Apr. 19, 2018
Median Home Prices Recover In Half Of U.S. — But Not AZ
It looks like most homeowners can be house proud again, as nationwide, home values for the majority of U.S. cities are now at or above pre-recession levels. But most is not everyone, and Arizona’s major metros are lagging behind.
Apr. 19, 2018
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Holds  Meeting In Guadalupe
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone addressed members of the town of Guadalupe Wednesday evening. It was the most recent in a series of court-ordered community meetings resulting from the Ortega Melendres racial profiling case.
MCSO Presents Plan To Deal With Institutional Bias
Apr. 19, 2018
Phoenix Voters To Decide Whether City Elections Should Move
Voters in Phoenix will soon decide whether city elections should move from odd years to even years to coincide with state general elections. The topic generated a passionate debate at City Council chambers Wednesday.
Apr. 18, 2018
Tucson Garden Offers Rare Chance To See Corpse Flower Bloom
One of the world’s rarest, largest and foulest flowers will bloom Thursday night at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. It’s been a long time coming.
Apr. 18, 2018
More Doctors Citing Alzheimer
After NPR broadcaster and "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me" judge and scorekeeper, Carl Kassell died Tuesday, NPR announced the cause of death as “complications due to Alzheimer’s disease.” That’s an important phrase because it can lead to more accurate reporting.
Apr. 18, 2018
Immigrant Activists: Bond Hearing Set For Organizer Detained In Arizona
A nationally recognized organizer detained by immigration authorities in Arizona is scheduled to have a bond hearing in Eloy Thursday morning, and could go free, her supporters say.
Apr. 18, 2018
Bill Regulating Food Trucks Amended To Protect Push-Cart Vendors
An Arizona House bill to streamline licensing of food trucks in Arizona was recently amended to include protections for mobile food vendors. These push-cart vendors could have been banned because the bill’s language prohibits food trucks from operating publicly in neighborhoods.
Apr. 18, 2018
More Change Coming To Arizona
Arizona’s health insurance market is about to undergo another change. Health Net of Arizona and Health Net Life Insurance Company will be moving out of the state’s small and large group markets.
Apr. 18, 2018
Jury Deliberating In Trial Of Border Agent Accused In Boy
In southern Arizona, a jury is deciding the fate of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing a teenaged boy by firing into Mexico from the United States.
Apr. 18, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why Uncompleted Tasks Are So Exhausting
At the end of the day, after all our tasks are done, we may not realize the fatigue we feel due to all of the things we've left undone. In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the so-called Zeigarnik Effect.
Apr. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Michael Cohen
By now, you’ve probably heard of Michael Cohen. But long before President Trump, Michael Cohen was working with shady lawyers like Simon Garber, the first in a long and unlikely career that begins in a small taxi cab law office in Queens.
Apr. 18, 2018
Is Downtown Flagstaff Headed For An Economic Slump?
Downtown Flagstaff has changed a lot in recent years. A slew of new restaurants and shops have opened along historic Route 66 as the student population at Northern Arizona State University has boomed, and rents have gone up sharply.
Apr. 18, 2018

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