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Herbicide To Be Used In Grand Canyon To Protect Park
A specialized rail car with a 16-foot boom sprayer will travel on the Grand Canyon Railway and apply a herbicide to protect the national park. The herbicide will control vegetation along the track and wipe out dry vegetation near it that can contribute to fires.
March 29, 2019
3 Injured In Shootout Between Suspected Poachers, Mexican Marines
Three people were injured in a shootout between suspected poachers and Mexican marines early Thursday morning in the small fishing town of San Felipe on Mexico's Sea of Cortez.
March 29, 2019
Border Officials Releasing Detained Migrants In Yuma
The federal government announced Thursday it was going to begin releasing newly detained migrants in Yuma. Those detained will be given a notice to appear at an immigration court hearing farther inside the United States.
March 29, 2019
LGBTQ Legal Groups Sue Arizona
Local and national LGBTQ legal rights groups are suing Arizona education leaders over laws they say discriminate against LGBTQ students in the state’s public schools.
March 28, 2019
Arizona-Based Danzeisen Dairy Issues Recall On Cream
Danzeisen Dairy is recalling several hundred bottles of cream due to insufficient pasteurization. The Arizona Department of Agriculture says Danzeisen is recalling 360 pint bottles of cream out of an abundance of caution.
March 28, 2019
As Arizona Drug Overdoses Spike, State Looks To Next Steps
Arizona’s drug overdose crisis is taking a dire turn. More than a year and a half ago the state declared a public health emergency, yet overdoses appear to be climbing at an unprecedented rate. The spike comes as illegally made fentanyl spreads through the drug supply, killing more people than any other drug.
March 28, 2019
UMOM Opens Affordable Housing Complex
New affordable housing complex in north central Phoenix opens to public — and sells out from overwhelming demand for lower income housing in the Phoenix market.
March 28, 2019
New Book Explores One African-American Journalists Journey
When Dorothy Butler Gilliam first walked into the newsroom at the Washington Post in 1961, she was one of the few women and the first African-American woman to ever be hired as a reporter there.
March 28, 2019
Flagstaff Still Searching For New City Manager
The city of Flagstaff has come up empty again in its second search for a permanent city manager. A preferred candidate had been identified and offered the job, but that person said the approximately $200,000 annual salary wasn’t going to be enough.
March 28, 2019
Blocking Medicaid Work Requirements May Not Affect AZ
A federal judge, for the second time in nine months, has blocked the Trump administration’s plan to force some Medicaid recipients to work in order to maintain benefits. The ruling blocks Kentucky from implementing work requirements and Arkansas from continuing its work requirement program.
March 28, 2019
What The New Trade Deal Could Mean For Arizona
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement remains on hold, waiting for congressional approval. But the North American Research Partnership and the Cross Border Group have produced a report on how the USMCA would affect Arizona.
March 28, 2019
Abortion Wars: The Ways U.S. Foreign Policy, War And Sexual Assault Intertwine
In especially violent war zones around the world, women are attacked and raped and often have children as a result of those sexual assaults. U.S. foreign policy can affect humanitarian efforts related to that, at times, based on how much financial assistance America provides.
March 28, 2019
Nonprofit Focuses On Female Concussion Research
Some sports, including football and soccer, have introduced rule changes to try to minimize the risk of concussions, and research continues in ways to diagnose and treat concussions. But one area that’s lacking research and resources is the study of concussions among women.
March 28, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Mudslingers Meet To Preserve The Past
Listen to the sounds of Laurene Montero slinging mud to preserve the ancient structures at Pueblo Grande Museum. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
March 28, 2019
Sen. Martha McSally Wants Answers From DHS On Migrants
U.S. Sen. Martha McSally wants to know why the federal Homeland Security Department is releasing migrants into Arizona cities with little to no notice. She’s sent a letter to Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen with a list of questions.
March 28, 2019
Survey: Young Adults Believe College Worth It Despite Costs
The majority of respondents to a new survey say, despite the cost and potential debt load, getting a degree from a four-year college or university is worth it.
March 28, 2019
Arizona Legislature Moving On After Stringer Resignation
Rep. David Stringer has resigned. It was a surprise twist yesterday; a culmination of ongoing events since early last year, beginning with Stringer’s racial comments caught on tape by students at ASU. Those triggered an ethics complaint from Rep. Reginald Bolding.
March 28, 2019
Writer: Diamondbacks Have Virtually No Wiggle Room This Season
Thursday is baseball’s Opening Day. The Diamondbacks will look a lot different this year, having lost mainstays like Paul Goldschmidt and Patrick Corbin in the off-season. To preview the upcoming season, The Show spoke to Jeff Wiser, a writer for BaseballProspectus.com.
March 28, 2019
Podcast Playlist: Podcasts That Break Down The News
In honor of President Trump setting a record for forcing the longest government shutdown in U.S. history back in January, Planet Money took a look at the very first shutdown back in 1879, and how it wasn't all that different from today.
March 28, 2019
Environmental Groups Sue To Stop Open-Pit Copper Mine In Arizona
Environmental groups on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit aimed at overturning a key permit for a proposed open-pit copper mine in southern Arizona.
March 28, 2019

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