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Financial jobs office
And now to a story about another major effect our education system has on our state: business. The BBC recently reported that financial jobs on Wall Street aren’t expanding the way they used to. Instead, companies in states like Texas and, yes, Arizona are seeing the rise in financial jobs.
May. 30, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Last week, Gov. Ducey signed a $1 billion university-bonding package. Here with us to talk about that is John Arnold, vice president for business management and financial affairs at the Arizona Board of Regents, and Jeff Gadd, the interim chief financial officer at the Roosevelt Elementary School District in Phoenix.
May. 30, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
A recent study from Johns Hopkins University highlighted just how many important nutrients necessary for a healthy diet end up in the landfill every single year. And that thought led us to think about how that might affect St. Mary’s Food Bank, which gathers and distributes food throughout Arizona.
May. 30, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city."
May. 30, 2017
graduation
Debate about charter schools versus public schools continues in our state, but what does the data actually show about how successful these schools are? The Arizona Department of Education recently released the four-year graduation data from 2015.
May. 30, 2017
Medical marijuana
Tempe City Council voted 4-2 last week to lift the limit of two medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
May. 30, 2017
University of Arizona logo
At the college level, relationships between coaches and student-athletes are supposed to be off-limits. There are countless exceptions, and those will sometimes result in disturbing outcomes. The situation between former University of Arizona assistant track and field coach Craig Carter and athlete Baillie Gibson fits into that category.
May. 30, 2017
backpacks
Two districts who had bonds defeated last November voted on potential bond elections in the coming fall.
May. 30, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
President Donald Trump has returned from his first overseas trip, and some lingering tension with allies over trade and climate change has generated headlines. Here to tell us more about that and to preview other international news is Dave McGuire of the BBC’s Washington, D.C., bureau.
May. 30, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain is in the Asia-Pacific region this week. He stopped in Australia on Tuesday. Joining us now is Aaron Friedberg, professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University.
May. 30, 2017
Solar Panel
The United States has filed a petition with the World Trade Organization (WTO) that could allow it to slap emergency tariffs on imported solar products.
May. 30, 2017
The summer movie blockbuster is just taken for granted now — whether it’s a sequel, a comic book movie, or a reboot of a popular character.
May. 30, 2017
the takeaway logo
According to a new report, President Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner discussed setting up back channel communications between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.
May. 30, 2017
plane drops fire retardant
The lightning-caused blaze has now burned nearly 7,200 acres in three weeks.
May. 30, 2017
clouds
Storms moving along Valley's outer mountains, but that's not necessarily good news.
May. 30, 2017
John McCain
En route to Singapore, Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain tells Australian news agencies Russia is a bigger threat to global security than ISIS.
May. 30, 2017
Black Canyon Fire
A junkyard fire that broke out over the weekend in Black Canyon City is now fully contained.
May. 30, 2017
UA Micro Campuses
The University of Arizona is partnering with 13 universities abroad to launch what it is calling “micro-campuses.”
May. 30, 2017
IT department
If you haven’t yet heard the term “robocalypse”, you probably will soon, as more businesses are replacing human labor with machines.
May. 30, 2017
Arizona Border
State officials from Arizona and cross-border neighbor Sonora are lobbying airline and railroad executives for increased services to the region.
May. 30, 2017

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