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The Muslim Holy month of Ramadan ends this weekend. Let's hear now from Nour Ibrahim, a Coptic Christian who takes us on her attempt to go on an Islamic fast for a day.
Jun. 22, 2017
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act say the Senate’s replacement bill is just as bad for Arizona as the House version. That criticism comes as senators gear up to debate the bill in the coming days.
Jun. 22, 2017
A white man’s experience in Indian Country can be full of guilt-ridden cliches. But, in the new film, "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," which is based on the best-selling novel, the characters push beyond that when they suck a white author into the heart of Lakota country in South Dakota on a journey to document one of their elder’s life stories.
Jun. 22, 2017
Last year, some water seeped into the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway. This caused some alarm, since the facility houses more than 500 million seeds of hundreds of thousands of different crops.
Jun. 22, 2017
There’s a problem on the Navajo Nation — of stray dogs. But Glenda Davis of the Navajo Nation Animal Control Program is trying to do something about it.
Jun. 22, 2017
Listen to the sounds of Diane Chenoweth enjoying tea at a tea ceremony held by the Arizona Asian American Association.
Jun. 22, 2017
The best celebrity chefs aren’t just great at their craft in the kitchen — they’re great business people, too. But crunching numbers and balancing budgets isn’t exactly the same skill set as braising and searing. A new program at ASU aims to bridge that gap for local chefs. The Prepped Program targets mobile food entrepreneurs who need a boost to get their business off the ground.
Jun. 22, 2017
The oceans and seas of the world continue to be vital to U.S. interests. Ninety-five percent of global trade is made possible via the sea.
Jun. 22, 2017
The Phoenix city budget has struggled to pay the benefits for public-safety workers like police officers and firefighters. And on Wednesday, the City Council came up with a plan to punt on paying that pension debt. And here to tell us more about that is Dustin Gardiner, who covers City Hall for the Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Jun. 22, 2017
After Loss Of Ford Focus, Sonora Officials Look To New Investments
Officials in Sonora, Arizona’s neighboring state in Mexico, say the loss of the planned manufacturing of the Ford Focus in their state will be overshadowed by investments they expect to total $3.2 billion over the next year.
Jun. 22, 2017
If you’ve been wanting to take a Tesla for a test drive here in Arizona — a ruling from an administrative law judge says now you can.
Jun. 22, 2017
The world’s largest meat packer is selling off $1.8 billion in assets to pay fines associated with fraud charges. In Arizona, that includes the McElhaney Cattle Company, a feedlot in Wellton, Arizona, one of only four in the state.
Jun. 22, 2017
Every three years, AARP looks at how states serve its older residents and people with disabilities. This year, Arizona ranks 26th when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of those populations, and it's a decline from 2011 when the state ranked 15th in the nation.
Jun. 22, 2017
The heat wave that’s been scorching Phoenix has brought record-breaking heat to Tucson, as well.
Jun. 22, 2017
The Senate version of the American Health Care Act, Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, has been released.Senator John McCain has expressed concerns over those cuts to Medicaid included in the bill.
Jun. 22, 2017
The Takeaway: From Black Power To Black Lives Matter: The Making Of A Movement
Both movements were shaped from more than 100 years of black social and political thought that argues not just for equal rights, but for the equal dignity and respect for black people.
Jun. 22, 2017
Podcast Playlist: Baram And Snieckus
Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus chat with improvisor David Shore about turning failures into life lessons while being able to laugh about it along the way.
Jun. 22, 2017
The Takeaway: Big Bad Behemoth? How Amazon Could Upend The U.S. Economy
What do we stand to gain or lose as our economy becomes dominated by a handful of powerful companies?
Jun. 22, 2017
Legendary Arizona State University football coach Frank Kush has died at age 88, the school’s athletic department confirmed Thursday morning.
Jun. 22, 2017
Tucson Astronomer to Lead Citizen Observations During Eclipse
A Tucson-based astronomer is leading a project to document the path of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse from coast to coast.
Jun. 22, 2017

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