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This year is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s iconic book Frankenstein. To celebrate, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI) is putting on a series of programs, talks and events, celebrating the book's legacy and considering how it applies to our lives in 2018.
Feb. 9, 2018
Misty Hyman is best known for her surprising gold medal win at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. That was back in 2000. Today. her life looks a little different. Late last year she gave birth to a baby girl, Vivian. She’s 4 months old now, and she and her mom came into our studios recently to talk with me more about the new biggest challenge in her life — becoming a mom for the first time.
Feb. 9, 2018
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are already underway, even though we won’t actually see the opening ceremonies here in the U.S. until tonight. With us from South Korea, where he’s covering the Winter Olympics for The Arizona Republic, is Jeff Metcalfe. He is joining us via Skype.
Feb. 9, 2018
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Another government shutdown was averted last night with a bipartisan agreement that includes a lot more spending than deficit hawks wanted. So why aren’t debt and deficits talked about more? President Trump didn’t mention any of that in his recent State of the Union address. With me to talk about that via Skype is Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition.
Feb. 9, 2018
Lake Powell
Two federal departments are reporting troubling snowpack news for this winter.
Feb. 9, 2018
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A bipartisan group of 19 Western governors said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke did not consult with them about major plans for reorganizing the agency, and have asked him to delay implementing the proposal until he speaks with them.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona Department of Health Services
Another gray fox tested positive for rabies in Cochise County.
Feb. 9, 2018
taxes
Tax-related scams and identity theft are still serious issues across the United States, especially during tax-filing season.
Feb. 9, 2018
Flagstaff
Flagstaff City Manager Josh Copley has resigned and the Flagstaff City Council is considering its options.
Feb. 9, 2018
Marijuana
Voters would have another chance to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Arizona under a proposal in the state House.
Feb. 9, 2018
An Arizona Senate panel voted Thursday to expand state laws when it comes to animal abuse.
Feb. 9, 2018
Doug Virgil
The Scottsdale Unified School District appointed Doug Virgil as interim Chief Financial Officer at a meeting Thursday.
Feb. 9, 2018
medical insurance form
The Arizona House of Representatives amended a bill that would make the English version of insurance contracts the binding contract between parties.
Feb. 9, 2018
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Anxiety in recovering patients can be exacerbated by certain times of year, like holidays or anniversaries, but increasingly, current events and social media are causing patients to seek treatment.
Feb. 9, 2018
Paul Penzone
The Maricopa County Intake, Transfer and Release facility will have 512 beds for short-term detention and 1,280 beds for longer-term incarceration. The site will also house physical and mental health facilities.
Feb. 9, 2018
Don Shooter
Don Shooter's replacement will be chosen Monday from the three nominated by the Yuma County Board of Supervisors.
Feb. 9, 2018
U.S. Department of the Interior
A bipartisan group of 19 Western governors said Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke did not consult with them about major plans for reorganizing the agency, and have asked him to delay implementing the proposal until he speaks with them.
Feb. 9, 2018
rough stone
The state’s official gemstone once adorned Egyptian pharaohs and Aztec rulers, but to Arizonans it’s the stone of silver-set belt buckles, Sedona artists, Scottsdale galleries – and a rich Native American cultural heritage. Join us as we trace turquoise’s story from its archaeological past to it uncertain future.
Feb. 9, 2018
El Tiradito
In Tucson’s Barrio Viejo evidence of the city’s Mexican heritage is everywhere. Visitors come from all over to eat tacos, to admire adobe architecture, and if they know where to go, they can make a wish too at El Tiradito.
Feb. 9, 2018
Charter school organization Great Hearts Academies is reversing course on a policy that local advocacy groups, including the Arizona ACLU, have called discriminatory.
Feb. 9, 2018

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