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GCU Announces Nonprofit Status
Since 2004, Grand Canyon University has been a for-profit university, a move in response to the crushing $20 million debt the school held. In 2016, they tried to regain the nonprofit status but were blocked.
Jul. 2, 2018
Boas On How Liberals Could Respond To Trump Administration
The Red Hen restaurant in Virginia became the latest flashpoint for progressive frustration with President Donald Trump, as White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was told she to leave. That situation and others has many liberals concerned about how to fight back against President Trump and his policies
Jul. 2, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Iran
Iran, whose president, Hassan Rouhani, is on a tour of Europe this week. Rich Preston joined The Show from London.
Jul. 2, 2018
Study: Double Standard For Angry Men And Women
There are many famous scenes of just how angry things can get in a courtroom — on TV, at least. But in real life, even though anger is often part of the script, one researcher found that the old double standard holds true.
Jul. 2, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Dave Giles - 9th Congressional District
Dave Giles is running in the Republican primary in the 9th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of Phoenix, Tempe and other areas in the East Valley. He ran for the seat in 2016, losing to the current incumbent, Kyrsten Sinema, who’s now running for US Senate.
Jul. 2, 2018
The Pulse: Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine
The growing number of “food as medicine” programs nationally are aimed at improving nutrition among adults with serious illnesses to help them heal, recover from medical procedures and control chronic diseases.
Jul. 2, 2018
Chemical Injections Used To Clean Up Polluted Phoenix Site
About 20 years ago, tetrachloroethene, a chemical commonly used in dry cleaning, polluted groundwater underneath 35th and 38th streets from Indian School Road to Piccadilly Road in Phoenix.
Jul. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: The Migrant Family Reunification Process Is Confused And Muddled
The migrant crisis continues to be in the news, but there are few answers as to what will happen with the migrant children after having been separated.
Jul. 2, 2018
Arizona Farm Bureau: Grocery Prices Down
There’s good news for Phoenix-area grocery shoppers. A new survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau shows some prices have fallen significantly. The survey shows the second quarter has brought lower prices for ground beef, bacon and milk — just to name a few items.
Jul. 2, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Consider Collecting Internet Sales Tax
Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard told Capitol Media Services he sees no reason why purchases made by Arizonans on the internet should be exempt from the state's 5.6 percent sales levy.
Jul. 2, 2018
Landslide Victory For
Mexican voters made a decisive choice for a new president on Sunday. In an election with a historic turnout, left-of-center candidate Andres Manuel López Obrador — commonly known as "AMLO" — won a landslide victory. Thousands marched late Sunday night in Mexico.
More News From Mexico City
Jul. 2, 2018
Phoenix Library Restoration Bill: $11.5 Million
After a pipe ruptured and damaged all five floors, Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library was closed for 11 months. Opening the doors again cost more than originally planned.
Jul. 2, 2018
Scientists Identify The Brain’s Pitch Area, Essential For Language
Human voices convey meaning and emphasis by changing pitch. Now, scientists at University of California, San Francisco believe they have found the brain area that makes this possible.
Jul. 2, 2018
Outdoor Dining, Brew Pub Coming To Convention Center
A local brew pub could soon set up shop on Convention Center property. The city’s new contract with Aramark Sports and Entertainment calls for transforming the Innovation Studio, an enclosed area at Monroe and Second streets, into outdoor drinking and dining space.
Jul. 2, 2018
UA Fraternity Closes Due To Health And Safety Violations
A University of Arizona fraternity has been suspended. This comes after an investigation into health and safety violations. The investigation into UA’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon resulted in the immediate closure of the chapter.
Jul. 1, 2018
Citizens Clean Elections Commission Votes To Sue The Legislative Council
Members of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted Friday to sue the Legislative Council for what commissioners claim is an effort to mislead voters about an upcoming ballot measure.
Jul. 1, 2018
Phoenix Protesters:
Swarms of Arizonans gathered at the Capitol in Phoenix Saturday, joining more than 600 rallies across the country protesting the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jun. 30, 2018
Giant Blood Drive Sunday At Tempe Center For The Arts
Blood is needed at hospitals every single day, but especially around the Fourth of July holiday, when donations drop off sharply.
Jun. 30, 2018
USDA Annual Report Shows Changing Trends In Planted Crops
The USDA’s annual report for the crop year 2018 is out and Arizona’s barley growers planted 12,000 acres, the lowest level in 90 years.
Jun. 29, 2018
Arizona Drought Hurts Local Sheep Business
“So we’re having to supplement and haul water and things like that, which in normal years we don’t have to," said one sheep rancher.
Jun. 29, 2018

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