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WHYY's The Pulse reports on worker-related issues for Labor Day.
Sep. 4, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Ducey's ally and leader of his Classroom's First Initiative Council said an education tax is necessary if Arizona students are to succeed.
Sep. 4, 2017
ASU’s Innovation Open (ASUio) is open to collegiate entrepreneurs across the country. The competition, in its second year, looks to reward student ventures trying to get to market.
Sep. 4, 2017
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The public meetings come after a group formed by the city made recommendations to enhance the relationship between residents and police.
Sep. 4, 2017
IRS
It’s a standard warning on most IRS documents: failing to pay your taxes could lead the Internal Revenue Service to seize your property.
Sep. 4, 2017
Jeff Flake
Arizona conservative congressional members Gosar and Flake at odds over DACA deadline.
Sep. 4, 2017
Hand Soap
A Food and Drug Administration ban on over-the-counter antiseptic soaps and cosmetics containing certain active ingredients goes into effect Sept. 6. But it’s up to consumers to avoid products the ban doesn’t cover.
Sep. 4, 2017
President Donald Trump is facing increasing pressure from many groups as he weighs eliminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, program.
Sep. 4, 2017
Saturn
When NASA’s Cassini spacecraft takes its fatal dive into Saturn, Sept. 15, a University of Arizona scientist’s instrument will be the last to provide images of the ringed planet.
Sep. 4, 2017
Ball Corporation
The plant will produce recyclable aluminum cans in different sizes using some automated technology.
Sep. 4, 2017
A new report says arts and culture contributed $401.8 million to the Phoenix economy in fiscal year 2015. The nonprofit advocacy group, Americans For The Arts, looked at direct and indirect spending by audiences and organizations.
Sep. 4, 2017
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Arizona's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday against opioid-based drug-maker Insys Therapeutics. By Friday, both the Chandler-based company and doctors named in the suit had responded.
Sep. 2, 2017
large brown dog
In addition to free wi-fi and a bevy of local restaurants, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has added another good reason to arrive early for your flight: You might get to pet a dog.
Sep. 2, 2017
It’s been nearly a week since Harvey made landfall in Texas. At least two major pipelines have been slowed or stopped because of flooding and damage as a result of the storm.
Sep. 1, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank
Due to the supplies St. Mary’s Food Bank has sent to victims of Hurricane Harvey, the Phoenix-based organization is now facing its own shortage.
Sep. 1, 2017
UNESCO
Tucson has gained quite a bit of attention lately for its burgeoning food scene. Especially since 2015, when our neighbor to the south was designated a World City of Gastronomy by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization — or UNESCO. It was the first city to receive the designation in the U.S.
Sep. 1, 2017
Friday Newscap
For our Friday NewsCap, we talked about the pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and a contentious Phoenix City Council meeting. Our guests were Barrett Marson of Marson Media and Abe Kwok, editorial writer for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Sep. 1, 2017
Alberto Rios
Alberto Rios was Arizona’s inaugural Poet Laureate and is the author of 10 books, including three short story collections. He’s also host of Arizona PBS’ "Books & Co." We spoke with Rios about the importance of words and writing, especially in contentious times.
Sep. 1, 2017
Arizona SciTech Festival
The Arizona SciTech Festival kicked off its seventh season on Thursday, with a conference titled, “Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem.” Joining me for a few minutes to talk about the state’s STEM Ecosystem is Jeremy Babendure, executive director of the Arizona SciTech Festival.
Sep. 1, 2017
Newseum
The Newseum in Washington, D.C., is facing enormous financial problems. It officially opened in 1997 in Arlington, Virginia, before moving to a huge building on Pennsylvania Avenue, a structure that cost approximately $450 million to construct and design. This week, the Newseum’s President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst resigned in the wake of the fiscal challenges.
Sep. 1, 2017

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