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Scottsdale Teachers Take Steps To Sue District
Scottsdale’s teachers union has taken the first steps to filing a lawsuit against the school district. “When teachers are silenced, that silence can become complicity,” said Bonnie Bezon, the Scottsdale Education Association’s secretary and an elementary school teacher helping bring the claim.
Apr. 5, 2018
Where Do We Go Forward From Dodd-Frank?
There’s an ongoing effort in Congress now to roll back some Dodd-Frank provisions, but the House and Senate are unable to agree, so the move is at least temporarily stalled.
Apr. 5, 2018
Beth Hebrew Synagogue Receives Preservation Grant
Michael Levine, a Phoenix-based historic preservation developer, is leading the effort and joins The Show's Steve Goldstein to talk about it.
Apr. 5, 2018
What Are The Personality Traits That Make Us Brave?
When a shooter began his attack inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, football coach Aaron Feis jumped in front of a student and pushed her out of the line of fire. According to psychologist Frank Farley, it takes a certain type of personality to jump into danger. The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with him more about it.
Apr. 5, 2018
Writer Dan Savage On The It Gets Better Project
In 2010, writer and advice columnist Dan Savage and his now-husband Terry created a YouTube video aimed at LGBTQ kids who were facing harassment. Savage will be speaking Thursday night at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, and he joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about how the It Gets Better Project has evolved over the time he's been doing it.
Apr. 5, 2018
Students Meet With Lawmakers To Advocate For Safety
About a dozen students arrived at the statehouse to speak with lawmakers about safety their safety concerns and to support a policy platform.
Apr. 5, 2018
ASU To Host Forum On Mexico
Representatives of Mexico’s political parties will be in Arizona on Saturday night to take part in a forum on the country’s upcoming presidential election.
Apr. 5, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Science Of Happiness
UC Berkeley is using science to make us happy. "Happiness guinea pigs" test out the infamous 36 questions to fast-friendship.
Apr. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Attack At YouTube HQ Points To Rise In Workplace Homicides
On Tuesday afternoon, a disgruntled blogger forced her way into YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, and fired at employees before committing suicide. The incident follows a spate of mass shootings around the country. But it also points to a troubling trend, a rise in the number of workplace homicides across the U.S.
Apr. 5, 2018
Tape Of Herrod
When the Arizona Legislature passed the law last year approving a drastic expansion of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Program, the question of oversight was front and center.
Apr. 5, 2018
More African-Americans Joining Gun Clubs
As mass shootings continue in the United States and students across the country come out to protest and call for dramatic changes in gun laws, Second Amendment supporters and the National Rifle Association are digging in their heels.
Apr. 5, 2018
Arizona Elections Procedures Manual Rewritten
For the first time ever, the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has overhauled its elections procedures manual.
Apr. 5, 2018
Troops Are Coming To Border, But Are They Needed?
A group of migrants made up mostly children and women have been traveling through central America and Mexico organized by Pueblo Sin Fronteras, a migrant rights group.
Apr. 5, 2018
LGBTQ People Of Color Taking Pride March To Police
“Rise Dance Resist” is a combination funeral procession, drag show and dance party to bring attention to killings committed by the Phoenix Police Department.
Apr. 5, 2018
Student ID Card Research Raises Privacy Concerns
A researcher at the University of Arizona says she might have discovered a way to predict which college freshman are headed for failure, long before they flunk a class. However, the discovery has implications not just for college students, but for everyone in an era of "big data."
Apr. 5, 2018
Survey: Many LGBT Elders Fear Long Term Care Facilities
More than 60 percent of LGBT adults age 45 and older say they’re worried that a long term care facility might refuse or provide limited care, according to a new AARP survey.
Apr. 5, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Koi Pond Creates ‘Heaven In My Backyard’
Listen to the sounds of Lucy Ross, president of Valley Of The Sun Koi Club, tending to the koi pond in her backyard.
Apr. 5, 2018
Security Tight For Country Thunder Concert In Florence
Security is extra tight at and around the Country Thunder concert underway today through Sunday east of Phoenix.
Apr. 5, 2018
More Arizona Grandparents Are Raising Their Grandchildren
In Arizona, more than 100,000 grandparents or other relatives are raising grandchildren. Drug addicted, mentally ill or incarcerated parents are among the top three reasons why. But many grandparents see this as a second chance.
Apr. 5, 2018
Phoenix Tells Developer City Not Ready For Downtown Concept
A developer with a concept to create a downtown Phoenix arts and entertainment district has basically been told: Not so fast.
Apr. 5, 2018

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