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The House GOP has released its much anticipated plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law. Here's what you need to know.
Mar. 7, 2017
This week, it was made public that one of Arizona’s more prominent arts philanthropists had died. Gary Herberger passed away at the age of 79. He was an architect who had trained under Frank Lloyd Wright. And his family has famously given to institutions around the Valley and state.
Mar. 7, 2017
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The Arizona House Education Committee voted 10-1 in favor of SB 1384. That bill would give more protection to student journalists by limiting administrators’ ability to censor school papers. Joining us to talk more about the bill is David Cuillier, director of the School of Journalism at the University of Arizona.
Mar. 7, 2017
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After an increase in diplomatic pressure, Iraq is now excluded from the group of countries included in the latest iteration of President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Mar. 7, 2017
President Trump Monday signed a revised executive order on immigration. To find out if the revised version will have any more legal luck, I’m joined by Gabriel Chin, a professor of law at the University of California-Davis School of Law.
Mar. 7, 2017
Wednesday is International Women’s Day. And in solidarity around the country, many women are also taking part in “A Day Without A Woman.”
Mar. 7, 2017
sunscreen
One recent study says American sunscreens don’t measure up abroad.
Mar. 7, 2017
Tucson Speedway
Tucson Speedway was just named one of only a handful of tracks nationwide to receive grant money from NASCAR. It’s part of an ongoing renovation to Arizona’s only NASCAR-named home track.
Mar. 7, 2017
Arizona grows about 10 percent of the lemons for the nation’s largest supplier. Harvests also come from California and South America. And the global trade in lemons is getting increasingly political.
Mar. 7, 2017
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The Navajo Nation is arid and vast — nearly 30,000 square miles. Hydrologists struggle to collect much-needed measurements of rainfall there. But now they have help from NASA satellites.
Mar. 7, 2017
"Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-Extinction" by Helen Pilcher
It turns out scientists are closer now than ever before to bringing back extinct animals. In recent weeks, it hit the news that Harvard geneticist George Church is just years away from bringing back the wooly mammoth. So, I got a hold of science writer and author Helen Pilcher to talk more about the science of “de-extinction."
Mar. 7, 2017
Arizona drivers said they consider road safety and road expansion as some of their top priorities when it comes to transportation system investment. That’s according to a recent survey distributed by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Mar. 7, 2017
Mexico City
As Mexico prepares for a presidential election next year, it has become popular for politicians here to stand up for their fellow country-people.
Mar. 7, 2017
A Mesa man has been ordered to pay a $5,500 fine and serve three years on probation for dumping grease and wastewater into local sewer systems.
Mar. 7, 2017
Drinking fountain
Drinking from water fountains in older school buildings may not be that refreshing for your health. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is in the early stages of a program to test some 7,000 school buildings throughout the state for lead in the drinking water.
Mar. 7, 2017
Cattle graze
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today on a cattle brand dispute. At issue is whether the Arizona Department of Agriculture broke state law when it allowed a California company to register cattle it was moving to the state with the “Bar 7” brand that was already in use in Arizona by an Eloy rancher.
Mar. 7, 2017
Buckeye Mayor
The deadline is quickly approaching for Buckeye residents to gather enough signatures to force a recall election of the city’s mayor, and organizers do not feel optimistic they’ll reach their goal.
Mar. 6, 2017
Sethuraman Panchanathan
The two finalists in the search for University of Arizona’s next president will be meeting with the Arizona Board of Regents today. The board hopes to make a final choice next week. Today's meeting begins the final phase of the hiring process.
Mar. 6, 2017
An 18-year U.S. Army veteran has won a roughly $2.6 million judgement in a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
Mar. 6, 2017
Mavis Staples
Mavis Staples got her start in 1950 singing in churches with her father Roebuck “Pops” and her siblings as The Staples Singers. Now, more than 60 years later, she’s still singing.
Mar. 6, 2017

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