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Phoenix May Build A Parking Garage Near Light Rail Line
Phoenix is considering building a parking garage near the light rail line in midtown.
May. 7, 2018
Prior to the civil rights movement and the passage of the Civil Rights Act, there were many places around the United States that were extremely dangerous for African-Americans. To help travelers of color make safe choices, there was the annually-published "Negro Motorist Green Book."
May. 7, 2018
The Takeaway:
American identity is shifting: from what we look like, to where we worship, to who we love. Some feel they are being left behind by a country they thought they knew. Others are excited to chart a new course, to take part in that dream that so many Americans aspire to.
May. 7, 2018
Could Private Partnerships Continue NASA
NASA retired its space shuttle mission earlier this decade while private companies like SpaceX have generated headlines, in recent years, for both their proposed and actual missions into space.
May. 7, 2018
What
It was a historic moment when thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of the classrooms and on to the Capitol grounds. The educators spent six days demanding the state legislature to restore education funding to pre-recession levels.
May. 7, 2018
New Ways To Buy, Sell Homes Raise Questions About Role Of Agents
A generation ago, if you wanted to buy a house, you had to go through a realtor. There were no sites like Zillow or Redfin where you could find out the price on your own. It’s just one way buying and selling houses has changed in recent years.
May. 7, 2018
Arizona’s Tallest Building Gets New Owner
A joint venture, managed by Phoenix-based Wentworth Property Company, bought the 40-story Chase Tower in downtown Phoenix.
May. 7, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: Armenians Protest Their Government
For a look at international news, we turn now to our colleague Rich Preston at the BBC to give us a rundown of the stories to watch for across the globe this week.
May. 7, 2018
Court Finds Maricopa County Liable For Arpaio Policies
In a decision released Monday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found Maricopa County can be held liable for the "racially discriminatory policing policies" of former sheriff Joe Arpaio.
May. 7, 2018
Boas: AZ Feud Is
The Show regulrly checks in with Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
May. 7, 2018
What
We know in economics that pressure on the supply side means higher prices to meet demand. And that, according to Greg Haas of Stratas Advisors, is one of the main reasons we’re all about to see the summer gasoline prices at their highest in four years. It’s a sign, he said, of a global economy that’s doing well.
May. 7, 2018
Taylor Swift Visits Young Arizona Fan At Burn Center
Isabella McCune has pictures of Taylor Swift taped up in her hospital room at the Arizona Burn Center. The 8-year-old was recently burned over more than half of her body.
May. 7, 2018
Activist: Census Citizenship Question
The Trump administration’s plan to add a question about citizenship status to the 2020 Census has been met with a wave of lawsuits, some of which were bolstered with more support last week.
May. 7, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Happiness Can Be Skin Deep
Acne is often dismissed as a rite of passage during adolescence. However, with the ever-rising increase in depression and anxiety in teens and young adults as well as the escalating number of cuttings and suicides, these studies are a major wake up call for all of us.
May. 7, 2018
Legislature Left $56M In Child Care Funding On The Table
Federal funding for child care and development block grants received a big boost back in March — a $2.4 billion increase to be exact. Arizona’s share is $56 million, but that money was not included in the state’s new budget.
May. 7, 2018
Tucson Mayor: Budget May Take Away Raises For Some Teachers
One of the issues that got a lot of attention as the session was winding down was to shift the cost of school desegregation funding from the state to counties.
May. 7, 2018
What Arizona Legislature Did And Did Not Accomplish This Year
Shortly after midnight on Friday morning, Arizona lawmakers adjourned their 2018 session. The session started with discussion of the #MeToo movement, and was dominated at the end by #RedForEd.
May. 7, 2018
AZ Superintendent Says Education Should Count On Economy
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is discouraging Arizona's teacher movement from pushing forward with a statewide ballot initiative aimed at stabilizing school funding.
May. 7, 2018
AG Jeff Sessions Speaks At Conference In Scottsdale
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies 2018 Spring Conference at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale.
May. 7, 2018
The Toughest Job In The Rodeo Arena Is Being A Bullfighter In Face Paint
We are in the middle of rodeo season right now. Last week, the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association held a series of competitions at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.
May. 7, 2018

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