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White House To Investigate Sexual Abuse At IHS
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday his administration would form a task force to find out how a pediatrician was allowed to abuse Native American boys for years, while working for the Indian Health Service.
Mar. 26, 2019
California Grower Recalls Avocados Over Possible Listeria
Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San Diego, said Saturday that the recall covers conventional and organic avocados grown and packed in California. The company says they were sold in bulk across California, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, North Carolina and New Hampshire.
Mar. 26, 2019
Mandatory Dyslexia Screening One Step Closer To Reality
Legislation to zero in on dyslexia early in a student’s career received unanimous approval from the Arizona House Education Committee on Monday.
Mar. 26, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Doesn
Ten states have beverage container deposit programs, where customers pay 5 to 10 cents per bottle or can and then get the money back for recycling them — but Arizona does not have a program.
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Schools In Rural Juvenile Detention Centers Seek More Money
There’s a statewide push to incarcerate fewer young people and juvenile crime is dropping. Nonetheless, last year more than 1,000 Arizona young people attended at least one day of school in a rural juvenile detention center.
More Arizona Education News
Mar. 26, 2019
Arizona Charter School Reform Stopped In House
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers blocked the advancement of a bill that would begin to reform the state's charter school regulations. Sen. Kate Brophy McGee called her proposal to change the oversight of charter schools a compromise.
Mar. 25, 2019
Patients Of Closed Hospitals Can Get Records
Former patients of Gilbert Hospital and Florence Hospital at Anthem can get copies of their medical records — but not for long. Both locations closed last year after their owner, New Vision Health, LLC, filed for bankruptcy protection.
Mar. 25, 2019
Gallego Won
Rep. Ruben Gallego said Monday he won't run for the U.S. Senate, likely avoiding a contentious fight for the Democratic nomination to finish John McCain's last term.
Mar. 25, 2019
ASU Gets $50 Million Donation For Dementia Research
Arizona State University will receive a $50 million donation to fund advancement in research of dementia. The school announced Monday that the endowment, one of the largest it has ever received, was made by Charlene and J. Orin Edson.
Mar. 25, 2019
Mexico Is A Dangerous Place For Journalists
In the past 10 years, 28 journalists have been killed in Mexico as retaliation for their work, that’s according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Jan-Albert Hootsen, with the CPJ, says Mexico has the highest rate of crime against journalists in the Western Hemisphere.
Mar. 25, 2019
Women Of The West: Ruth Reinhold
March is Women’s History Month, and Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history both here and on the national stage. It’s easy to name the Sandra Day O'Connors and Rose Moffords — but what about those who are lesser known? One of those women is aviator Ruth Reinhold.
Mar. 25, 2019
Condemned Tohono O
In December, the Bureau of Indian Affairs staff shutdown the Santa Rosa Ranch School in Sells after finding many problems including asbestos in the floors, broken windows and electrical circuits and smoke detectors that didn't work.
Mar. 25, 2019
Arizona Bill Offering Lower Tuition For
Earlier this session, GOP Arizona Sen. Heather Carter introduced a bill that would create a new tuition level at Arizona’s public universities, for so-called "DREAMers" and other students who do not qualify for in-state tuition, but have graduated from Arizona high schools. But now, it looks like that bill is dead.
Mar. 25, 2019
The End Of An Era: Navajo Nation Gives Up On NGS Purchase
The Navajo Nation announced Friday that it has given up trying to purchase one of the west’s largest coal-fired power plants. From KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff, Laurel Morales joined The Show to talk about what led up to this point.
Mar. 25, 2019
NATO Turns 70 Amid Concerns For Its Future
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is celebrating a milestone anniversary next month. NATO is turning 70 on April 4, but among celebrations of the alliance’s past are real concerns about its present and future.
Mar. 25, 2019
Aspiring Pastor Undeterred After United Methodist LGBTQ Ban
Members of the United Methodist Church are trying to find a way forward after delegates voted last month to retain a ban on LGBTQ people from becoming pastors in the church and restrict same-sex marriages from being performed.
Mar. 25, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: What
These were supposed to be the last few days the UK would be part of the European Union, but the Brexit process has been anything but smooth and has now been pushed back.
Mar. 25, 2019
Tucson Considers Ending Its Recycling Program
Citing sharply escalating financial losses in the recycling program, Tucson officials say the city might have to stop taking glass bottles and newspapers until markets recover.
Mar. 25, 2019
Rep. Stringer Facing Ethics Committee Deadlines
Arizona Rep. David Stringer is facing a pair of deadlines this week For a look at that and the coming days at the state Capitol, Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Mar. 25, 2019
Arizona Stretch Of I-10 Will Get Dust-Storm Warning System
An Arizona project to provide travelers on Interstate 10 with timely warnings about potentially deadly low-visibility conditions from dust storms on a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch between Phoenix and Tucson is just months from completion.
Mar. 25, 2019

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