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Sunnyslope High School Secretary Indicted On Embezzlement
According to the Arizona Auditor’s report, in August of 2017 Eunice Lopez admitted to school officials she had taken 151 cash payments meant for parking permits for herself.
Sep. 18, 2018
Ice Volcanoes Help Shape Topography Of Ceres
A newly published study by University of Arizona planetary scientists confirms the topography of the dwarf planet Ceres was shaped by ice volcanoes.
Sep. 18, 2018
AZ Needs More Reserves To Weather Economic Downturn
While U.S. states’ financial health has strengthened in 2018 compared with last year, fewer than half have enough financial reserves to weather the first year of a moderate recession, according to a report released Monday.
Sep. 18, 2018
Study Details Costs Of High Arizona Imprisonment Rate
Arizona has the fourth-highest per capita imprisonment rate in the country and a new report details the factors putting people behind bars. On the heels of a similar report released by the ACLU, FWD.US is out with a study of the causes for Arizona’s high imprisonment rate.
Sep. 18, 2018
Medical School Coming To Phoenix Park Central Mall
Less than a month after Phoenix leaders approved plans to build a parking garage at Park Central Mall, a new tenant has been revealed.
Sep. 18, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Location, Location, Location
When it comes to dementia prevention, realtors may have the right advice. Medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Sep. 18, 2018
Canadian Company Acquires Helium Rich Arizona Land
Earlier this month, about 4,000 acres of federal land in northern Arizona were put up for auction for oil and gas development.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: As Detroit Schools Shut Down Water Over Lead Concerns, Contamination Points To A National Crisis
In Detroit, drinking water was shut off across all 106 public schools, when new test results showed elevated levels of copper and lead. While officials map out a long-term solution, students are left drinking bottled water supplied by the district.
Sep. 18, 2018
Canals Could Become Economic Engines For Valley
As the weather starts to get a bit cooler, at least in the morning and evening, you might start to see more and more walkers, joggers, cyclists, dog walkers and other people along the canals that run through the Phoenix area.
Sep. 18, 2018
U.S. Foreign-Born Population At Historic High
While so much of the rhetoric around immigration has to do with protecting our southern border, a new analysis by the Pew Research Center shows that, in recent years, Asia has surpassed Latin America as the largest source of newly arrived U.S. immigrants.
Sep. 18, 2018
Aid Group Director Concerned Over Refugee Reduction Announcement
Aaron Rippenkroeger, executive director of the International Rescue Committee, which aids refugees, joined The Show to share his concerns over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's announcement.
Sep. 18, 2018
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Plans to conduct two nationwide FEMA tests on Thursday have been put off a couple of weeks to October 3rd.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Pulse: Reconsidering Hormone Replacement Therapy
In 1966, a gynecologist published a book that said when women lose their ability to get pregnant, their bodies stop producing estrogen. And his take was that, when women’s estrogen dries up, they do too. These days, the official advice is is the complete opposite.
Sep. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh Could Derail Confirmation Process
On Sunday, The Washington Post published an interview with Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that Judge Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party when the two of them were teenagers in the early 1980s.
Sep. 18, 2018
Neo-Luddite Movement Grows
During the Industrial Revolution, some textile workers, called Luddites, rebelled against the machines replacing them. Today, in a world of Russian hacking and tracking and targeted ads, there is a new wave of luddites who view technology with a healthy dose of skepticism.
Sep. 18, 2018
What Does Treason Mean In Modern America?
More than once, President Donald Trump has invoked the word "treason" on his Twitter feed — including in reference to whichever member of his administration wrote the recent anonymous Op-Ed in The New York Times.
Sep. 18, 2018
Cochise County Declares Sewage Leak State Of Emergency
Sewage continues to leak over the Mexico–Arizona border after nine days of trying to contain it.
Sep. 18, 2018
Modern Technology Raises Ethical Questions
Staying connected to the world, work and family is easier than ever — if a little tiring — thanks to technological advances in smartphones, smart speakers and search engines. But changes are so rapid now that huge questions keep popping up — especially ethical questions.
Sep. 18, 2018
Lucid Motors Could Be Making Its Way To The Valley
A major cash investment, made via the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, is intended to provide the needed capital allowing Lucid Motors to complete its Arizona manufacturing facility.
Sep. 18, 2018
Puente Says Migrants On Hunger Strike, ICE Denies
According to a human rights organization Puente, one hundred migrants in detention are on a hunger strike.
Sep. 18, 2018

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