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Two Guys On Your Head: Is Your Leader Too Charismatic?
Charismatic people have great vision. But a great leader also needs to make sure things get done. On this week's edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore how you can have too much of a good thing when it comes to charisma.
Apr. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Trump Admin
Oral arguments begin Wednesday at the U.S. Supreme Court in a lawsuit intended to block President Donald Trump's third version of a "travel ban" extending to mainly Muslim-majority countries.
Apr. 25, 2018
Legal Program For Detained Immigrants Has AZ Roots
The United States currently has backlog of immigration cases approaching 700,000. Citing a need for financial oversight, the Trump administration has chosen to suspend a national program that grew from the model created by the Florence Project.
Apr. 25, 2018
Proposal To Rename Phoenix Park To Honor Community Leader
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board will consider renaming a park at its meeting Thursday night.
Apr. 24, 2018
Activist: Arizonans
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has given the Trump administration 90 days to explain why the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is illegal. Otherwise, it will have to start taking new applicants.
Apr. 24, 2018
Phoenix Approves Rainbow Crosswalks To Support LGBTQ Community
Phoenix will soon have its first rainbow crosswalks to show support for the LGBTQ community and a merchants group hopes to see even more colorful crosswalks.
Apr. 24, 2018
Arizona Hotel Occupancy Rate 3rd Highest In U.S.
Tourism tax dollars contributed more than $850 million to Arizona's general fund last year. Lodging taxes account for about one-fifth of that.
Apr. 24, 2018
Superintendent Douglas: Teacher Strike Is
“I implore the teachers of Arizona not to do this and not to hurt our children and our families,” said Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas at an Arizona State Board of Education meeting Monday.
Apr. 24, 2018
Teacher Strike Could Impact Students With Special Needs
Teachers across Arizona are planning a walkout Thursday, and some parents, especially those who have children with disabilities, are worried about the impact on their kids.
Apr. 24, 2018
GAO: Hopi And Navajo Relocation Help Still Needed
Four decades ago the federal government halted a century-old Navajo-Hopi land dispute by dividing the land among the two tribes. The order displaced thousands of families. A federal study shows some of them are still without homes promised to them.
Apr. 24, 2018
Rocky Point Port Could Be Completed In Public-Private Partnership
Officials in the state of Sonora have long lobbied Mexico’s federal government for funding to build a port for cruise ships just 60 miles south of the Arizona border, and now they’re considering turning to the private sector to help complete the project.
Apr. 24, 2018
Gas Prices Are On The Rise In Arizona
The average gas price in Arizona is currently $2.80 per gallon, which is about six cents higher than it was just a week ago. So what is pumping up the prices?
Apr. 24, 2018
Arizona School Districts Consider Closing During Teacher Walkout
Since the announcement of an educator walkout planned for Thursday, each school district has had to decide how to respond—whether to shut down schools over a lack of staffing, whether to stay open or something in between. As of last night, 62 Arizona school districts plan to close their schools Thursday.
Apr. 24, 2018
Not Every Arizona Teacher Voted To Strike
Last week, 78 percent of teachers who voted decided they were going to walk off the job this Thursday to protest low teacher pay and a lack of funding for K-12 schools — among other things.
Apr. 24, 2018
Teachers Walk In To Classrooms For Second Day, Prepare For Walkout
“Honestly teachers are so tired and so busy trying to make ends come together, to make our kids successful in any way we can it’s hard to keep the energy up,” said an Orangewood School teacher.
Apr. 24, 2018
Robrt Pela: Review Of
Duncan Pflaster’s snappy "The Underpants Godot," is a precise example of the smart, provocative productions with which this decades-old company has made its name.
Apr. 24, 2018
Southwest Cancellations Continue At Sky Harbor
For the third straight day, several Southwest Airlines flights have been cancelled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, as the airline continues to cancel flights across the country.
Apr. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: The French Perspective on Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington this week, marking the first official state visit of the Trump presidency. It includes a ceremony at the White House and an official state dinner today, as well as an address from Macron to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday.
Apr. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Supreme Court Takes Up New Gerrymandering Lawsuit
The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments today for the third gerrymandering case of this term. Previously, the court accepted cases involving gerrymandering disputes in Wisconsin and Maryland. This newest case involves redistricting efforts in Texas.
Apr. 24, 2018
World Renowned Artist Jim Hodges On How Art Can Save Us All
Jim Hodges has been at the forefront of conceptual art around the world for nearly three decades, known for work that makes a statement about social justice or equality, sometimes in big ways.
Apr. 24, 2018

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