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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
“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
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
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
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
In the world of TV sports journalism, it’s commonplace these days to have women on the sidelines adding “color commentary” to the action on the field. But you can count the number of women who’ve given play-by-play calls in the booth for a regular season game on one hand.
Apr. 24, 2018
Among the bills that will likely not become law during this year’s legislative session is one that would have created a sexual assault victims’ Bill of Rights.
Apr. 24, 2018
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake provided an update on John McCain’s condition this weekend. Flake visited McCain after the senior senator underwent surgery for an intestinal infection.
Apr. 24, 2018
Judges are supposed to be impartial. But because they’re human beings, they occasionally bring their own thoughts and maybe even biases to a case every now and then. Even U.S. Supreme Court Justices can be affected — they are selected and approved by politicians, after all.
Apr. 24, 2018
Last week, consumers and businesses across the country were warned to toss out any romaine lettuce they suspect might be from Yuma. An E. coli outbreak from romaine grown in that area has made more than 50 people in 16 states sick.
Apr. 24, 2018
Just about every kid is embarrassed by their parents at some point in their lives. But for children whose parents are behind bars, the level of stigma and shame can be hard to manage — and there are more Arizona children in that position than you might think.
Apr. 24, 2018
Tom Steyer is a billionaire former hedge fund manager who, in recent years, has turned his attention to environmental activism and progressive causes.
Apr. 24, 2018
This Tuesday is the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District to replace Trent Franks, who resigned in December amidst allegations of sexual harassment.
Apr. 24, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP legislative leaders continue to talk about how to fund teacher pay raises, and there’s some disagreement over where the money could come from
Apr. 24, 2018
Five hundred food distribution centers will open their doors to any students or families who need a meal during a planned teacher walk-out.
Apr. 24, 2018
Many health conditions start with a crisis, and then get managed over time. A special kind of mental health center in the West Valley is trying to do the same for young people with psychosis: the First Episode Center.
Apr. 24, 2018
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a teenage boy across the border in Mexico was cleared of the most severe charge against him by a Tucson jury, Monday. The jury deadlocked on two lesser charges.
More Coverage From The Fronteras Desk
Apr. 24, 2018
Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.
Apr. 24, 2018

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