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Podcast Playlist: 420
Many people know that “420” represents marijuana – hence the popularity of the mile markers – but very few know why.
Jan. 18, 2018
Arizona Proposal Targets Fake Service Animals
An Arizona lawmaker is pushing a measure that would make it illegal for people who claim their pet is a service animal to enter restaurants or grocery stores. Despite getting the necessary votes, Senate Bill 1040 has no real teeth.
Jan. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Congress Could Force a Shutdown Without a Deal on DACA
The federal government is set to run out of money on Friday. Rachael Bade is a congressional reporter for Politico. She joins The Takeaway to talk about the latest in the government shutdown showdown.
Jan. 18, 2018
Officials Investigating Possible Rabies Case In Tucson
Watch out for rabies, especially in the southern part of Arizona where game wardens are investigating three recent cases.
Jan. 18, 2018
Lawmakers Talk Non-Lethal Weapons At Colleges
Lawmakers are discussing whether policies banning non-lethal weapons on expanding campuses leave students, teachers and faculty vulnerable to crime.
Jan. 18, 2018
Senate Bill Could Increase Auto Liability Minimum $10,000 Or More
State lawmakers are backing a bill that would increase the minimum requirement for auto liability insurance.
Jan. 18, 2018
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Could Leave Parking Business
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport could be getting out of the parking business. The Aviation Department wants the private sector to build a new transportation center and take over the airport’s other public parking facilities.
Jan. 18, 2018
Arpaio
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s entrance into the Arizona Senate race has shaken up an already crowded field of competitors.
Jan. 18, 2018
ASU Part Of Team Creating Smarter Bots
Arizona State University is one of seven schools supporting a project that's designing new intelligence for drones and robots. The purpose is to make intelligent technologies fully automated.
Jan. 17, 2018
SRP Imported Fish Gorging In Canals
SRP workers find fish cleaning canal walls are gorging on algae.
Jan. 17, 2018
AZ U.S. Congressional Holdouts Warned No DACA, No Latino Vote
Arizona DREAMers and their supporters warn Congressional Dems Sinema and O'Halleran there is no loyalty if DACA is not passed.
Jan. 17, 2018
Border Patrol Routinely Empty Water Jugs Left For Migrants, Report Says
U.S. border patrol agents routinely empty water jugs and destroy or remove supplies left for migrants crossing the border in the southern Arizona desert, according to two humanitarian groups based in Tucson.
Jan. 17, 2018
 Flagstaff Passes Resolution Against Border Wall Builders
The Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution Tuesday that takes a stand against President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the Mexico border.
Jan. 17, 2018
How Immigration Rules Affect International Entrepreneurs
There is no simple immigration path for entrepreneurs to come start businesses in the U.S. That’s why President Obama created the International Entrepreneur Rule which created a path for these innovators. But the Trump administration isn’t so fond of this rule, and it’s left some entrepreneurs in the lurch.
Jan. 17, 2018
How Does U.S. Foreign Policy Today Differ From The Post-Cold War Era?
The Trump administration has adopted a foreign policy dramatically different from its predecessors. Here to talk about that is Jeffrey Engel, director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University and author of "When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War."
Jan. 17, 2018
What Are The Potential Pitfalls Of Robotic Surgery?
New robotic technology is fundamentally changing the way surgeons are trained and it’s creating some problems for surgery residents, according to Matt Beane, project scientist with the Technology Management Program at UC Santa Barbara.
Jan. 17, 2018
Lawsuits Over Gerrymandering Could Change Congressional Maps Before 2018 Midterms
A handful of cases dealing with how political district boundaries are drawn are moving through courts across the country.
Jan. 17, 2018
Arizona Attorney General, Trucking Industry Team Up To Fight Human Trafficking
The state Attorney General’s Office and Arizona Trucking Association this morning announced a new partnership to help victims of human trafficking. Here to talk about this is Tony Bradley, president and CEO of the Arizona Trucking Association.
Jan. 17, 2018
Breaking Down The Debate About Reinstating Legislative Earmarks
There have been plenty of debates in the past year that have put GOP members on Capitol Hill at odds with one another, the latest being about earmarks, those funds for specific projects that were slipped into other legislation before being banned in 2011.
Jan. 17, 2018
Bike Share Industry Evolution Playing Out In Phoenix Metro Area
Bike-sharing programs are expanding, and recently, a new model has emerged: dockless bike-sharing.
Jan. 17, 2018

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