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ASU Objects To House GOP Tax Plan
Post-secondary educational facilities continue to object to the House version of the GOP tax bill being reconciled with the Senate version.
Dec. 12, 2017
NASA To Continue Parachute Tests For Orion Capsule In Yuma
NASA will conduct its latest test of parachutes for its Orion spacecraft at the Yuma Proving Ground on Wednesday.
Dec. 12, 2017
Growing Up Trans: An Arizona Family In Transition
Two dogs were roughhousing in a sunny backyard in Queen Creek. On the patio, a man was helping his son pump up his bike tires. It was one of those totally ordinary family moments. But for Daniel Harrott, who lived most of his life as a woman, just everyday existence as a man is alchemy.
Dec. 11, 2017
The Pulse: Are Colorado’s Cattle Feedlots A Risk To Waterways?
After a 2015 rainstorm, bait shop owner Kenny Condrey went to check on some river-fed ponds near his Eastern Colorado home. What he found confirmed his fears. Dead fish lined the banks and floated on the water.
Dec. 11, 2017
ASU, TCH Turning Old Advertising Banners Into Bags
You know those banners you see hanging from lampposts around the ASU campus? The school and a nonprofit have found a new use for them once they’re taken down — and that new use is tote bags.
Dec. 11, 2017
Guns Produced By 3-D Printers Are Increasing
3-D printing has provided experts and the general public the opportunity to bring unexpected items to life in their own homes or garages, including musical instruments and works of art. But what about weapons? With me to talk about that and other tech advances is Andrew Maynard, director of ASU’s Risk Innovation Lab.
Dec. 11, 2017
 Boas Weighs In On Lawmakers Who Have Left Office Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Arizona Republican Trent Franks is the latest in a line of congressional members who have decided to leave office in the wake of sexual harassment accusations and allegations.
Dec. 11, 2017
How Asian Food Offerings Are Changing In The Valley
The variety of restaurants in the Phoenix area continues to grow, and authenticity is a prime goal for many of them. Dominic Armato covers the restaurant scene here for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.
Dec. 11, 2017
Fires Continue To Burn In And Around LA
Wildfires in and around Los Angeles continue to burn — together the fires are collectively burning an area larger than New York City and Boston combined. Joining us now with an update is Lance Orozco, news director at KCLU in Thousand Oaks, California, in Ventura County.
Dec. 11, 2017
CDC: More U.S. Kids Visiting ER For Non-Fatal Self-Inflicted Injuries
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows some sobering trends in non-fatal self-inflicted harm among kids and young adults. The study looked at 10- to 24-year-olds.
Dec. 11, 2017
 Study: Burning Trees Can Impact Sun
The wildfires that continue to cut through highly-populated areas near Los Angeles have residents concerned in the moment about their safety and what will happen to their homes and properties.
Dec. 11, 2017
  Bomb Explodes At New York Port Authority Bus Terminal
During rush hour this morning a homemade bomb went off at the New York Port Authority bus terminal in Midtown, New York City. NPR’s Amita Kelly is in New York City and is reporting on what we know so far about the attack and the suspect.
Dec. 11, 2017
Southwest Could See More Rain, But That May Not Be A Good Thing
The Southwestern U.S. could get 60 percent more rain by the end of the century than it currently gets — that’s according to new research from the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Dec. 11, 2017
ASU Men
Arizona State University’s men’s basketball pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the program’s history on Sunday.
Dec. 11, 2017
BBC Look-Ahead: French President Macron To Host Climate Summit
French President Emmanuel Macron will host a climate summit starting tomorrow, on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accords.
Dec. 11, 2017
The Takeaway: Anxieties Rise As CHIP Funding Deadline Expires
It should be a slam dunk in Congress: Helping kids. But the Children’s Health Insurance Program still doesn’t have a funding plan.
Dec. 11, 2017
Arizona Special Elections Dates Set To Replace Trent Franks
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced the dates for the upcoming special election to replace U.S. Rep.Trent Franks in Congress.
Dec. 11, 2017
Conservationists Reach Out To Hunters To Help Save California Condor
No one hunts the California Condor, one of the largest flying birds in the world. But the endangered bird has a problem only hunters can solve.
Dec. 11, 2017
Nervous About Electric Vehicle Road Trips? You’re Not Alone
The American West is known for its wide open spaces. Those open spaces can make for some pretty epic road trips, unless, that is, you have an electric vehicle and you’re stuck hours away from a charge.
Dec. 11, 2017
Phoenix-Area Organizations Use Art To Help People With Alzheimer
Art is being used to help people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias decrease stress, even communicate. And around the Valley, organizations, including Scottsdale Arts, are creating programs to help improve quality of life.
Dec. 11, 2017

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