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Trump Looks To Privatize National Park Management
The Trump administration’s Interior Department has worked to make dramatic changes when it comes to federal lands and their management, which also extends to the national parks.
Nov. 25, 2019
Economist: 2020s Could Be Arizonas Best Decade Ever
Arizona's credit rating was upgraded by Moody's Investors Service this month, thanks to a growing economy and recent budget policies that have built up a hefty rainy day fund. But what does this really mean for the state?
Nov. 25, 2019
Study: Wage Gap Even Worse For Hispanic Women
We often hear about the wage gap between men and women, it turns out it’s even worse for Hispanic women.
Nov. 25, 2019
U.S. Navy Secretary Asked To Resign
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer was asked to resign over the weekend. Reportedly, the Defense Secretary Mark Esper and President Trump lost confidence in Spencer over his handling of a case involving a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq, who was recently pardoned.
Nov. 25, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: The Ukraine Presidents Trip
Ukraine's President, Volodomyr Zelensky will be making a foreign trip to Lithuania.
Nov. 25, 2019
These Are The Issues Arizona Voters And Non-Voters Care About
Water quality, public education and health insurance are among the issues at the top of voters' minds as we head into another election season. But, according to data from ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy, Arizonans have also broadly found agreement on some surprising aspects of public safety.
Nov. 25, 2019
Graphic Novel By An Economist Argues For Open Borders
The arguments over undocumented immigration and generally reforming the U.S. immigration system have changed publicly in the nearly three years of the Trump Administration.
Nov. 25, 2019
ASU Football, Wrestling Notch Homecoming Upset Wins
It was a huge homecoming weekend for ASU sports. Hundreds of students swarmed the football field after the Sun Devils took down the sixth ranked Oregon Ducks Saturday night. But it was a contest the night before that left lots of people shaking their heads in disbelief.Arizona Republic sports writer Jeff Metcalfe joined The Show to talk about the feat.
Nov. 25, 2019
Over 54,000 Arizonans Registered To Vote Since July
More than 54,000 Arizona residents joined the voter rolls between July and October, according to the latest report from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
Nov. 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Decline Of Local News
It’s been a tough decade for the American press. News publishers have struggled to adapt to a fractured media landscape. Near-daily charges of fake news have undermined faith in the institution of journalism. And for many people in the US, social media platforms have replaced traditional outlets as their primary source of news.
Nov. 25, 2019
Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost More This Year
Though turkey prices have dropped, the cost of all the trimmings has brought the cost of an average Thanksgiving dinner up by 9% over last year, according to Julie Murphree with the Arizona Farm Bureau.
Nov. 25, 2019
Arizona Officials Working To Fix Campaign Finance Website
As the election year approaches, Arizona officials continue working to overcome glitches in See the Money, which is supposed to display campaign finance information in a simple and intuitive way.
Nov. 25, 2019
Deputy In Incident With Amputee Wants To Clear His Name
An Arizona sheriff’s deputy under scrutiny for restraining and wrestling a 15-year-old quadruple amputee during an encounter in a group home says he looks forward to clearing his name and returning to duty.
Nov. 25, 2019
2 Arizonans Hospitalized In E. Coli Outbreak
The Arizona Department of Health Services is advising people to avoid eating romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California. Christ says there have been two E. coli cases in Arizona — both requiring hospitalization — but the patients are expected to survive.
Nov. 25, 2019
Mark Of The Conquistador: Debate Swirls Around A Violent Legacy
On Nov. 8, 1519, the Aztec emperor Moctezuma and Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés met for the first time. The meeting resulted not only in the eventual European colonization of the continental Americas, but also in a prevailing debate about the wounds left by the encounter. Hear part three of the series "The Mark of the Conquistador."
Nov. 25, 2019
Phoenix Raises Pay For Part-Time City Workers
The Phoenix City Council voted to raise the minimum wage for year-round part-time employees to $15 per hour. During last week’s council meeting, Mayor Kate Gallego said the increase is meaningful for library and parks employees.
Nov. 25, 2019
Where Should Phoenix Build The Latino Cultural Center?
As Phoenix moves forward with plans to build a Latino Cultural Center, the location remains uncertain. An ad hoc committee led by Vice Mayor Betty Guardado and Councilman Michael Nowakowksi was formed to create a strategic plan and recommend a cultural center location. The committee picked a former church at the northwest corner of 3rd and Moreland streets.
Nov. 25, 2019
How Arizonas Universities Rank In R&D Spending
Every year, the National Science Foundation conducts a census of how much money colleges and universities spend on research and development. Here's how Arizona universities fared this year. According to the census of 915 institutions, the state of Arizona ranked 19th among U.S. states and territories.
Nov. 25, 2019
Tempe Has Issued More Than 700 Texting Tickets
Since March 1, Tempe has considered texting while driving a primary offense, meaning drivers can get pulled over solely for that reason. As of Nov. 15, the city had issued over 700 citations under the new ordinance.
Nov. 25, 2019
Chandler Says It Has The First Designated Zone For Self-Driving Cars
Chandler teamed up with Waymo in July to launch an autonomous vehicle ride-hailing program for select city employees. On Friday, city officials announced the creation of the first designated zone for self-driving cars in the country.
Nov. 25, 2019

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