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New AZ Public Schools Chief Calls For More Investment In Education
Arizona's new Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman gave her first State of Education speech to the Arizona House of Representatives Education Committee MondayHoffman is a former Arizona teacher and speech therapist and the first Democrat to hold the role since Diane Bishop left office in 1995.
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Feb. 4, 2019
Gannett Rejects Takeover Bid
The parent company of the Arizona Republic has rejected a proposal to sell itself. The potential buyer is MNG Enterprises Inc., itself owned by the New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital.
Feb. 4, 2019
What’s The Average Age To Marry In Arizona?
Geography may play a role in when a person gets married. By examining census data, INSIDER found the average age people marry in every state.
Feb. 4, 2019
Rickie Fowler Blows Lead, Comes Back To Win Phoenix Open
It was a wild final round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Rickie Fowler blew a lead and then came back to win after a couple of near-misses in past years.
Feb. 4, 2019
Phoenix Theatre Turns 100 This Year
Phoenix Theater is turning 100 this year, making it one of the oldest theater companies in the West. And, to mark that centennial, they are embracing a new name — The Phoenix Theatre Company.
Feb. 4, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Kashmir Solidarity Day
International talks with the Taliban are slated to take place Tuesday in Moscow, and Americans aren’t the only ones gearing up for a State of the Union speech this week.
Feb. 4, 2019
Ducey, GOP Legislature In Stand-Off Over Tax Conformity
Gov. Doug Ducey has made early use of his veto pen. On Friday, he vetoed a bill that would have conformed Arizona’s tax code with the federal one, calling it irresponsible.
Feb. 4, 2019
Creative Works From 1923 Enter Public Domain
On New Year’s Day, creative works from 1923 entered the public domain. That includes books, movies and the music from the era.
Feb. 4, 2019
Santa Cruz County Sheriff: Border Wall Wont Stop Drugs
As the debate in Washington continues over securing the border, and whether President Trump’s wall should be included in that picture, The Show is hearing from some local voices about what they think border security requires.
Feb. 4, 2019
Some AZ Restaurants With Violations May Still Be Open
When you go out to eat, you assume the food you’re eating is safe. And in order to guarantee that, the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department conducts restaurant inspections all the time.
Feb. 4, 2019
Close Is Not Done; Whats Next For The DCP?
On Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan, hours ahead of a federally-imposed deadline. But the Bureau of Reclamation asked states for input on potential water cutbacks they could have to make, saying “close isn’t done.”
Feb. 4, 2019
AZ AG Drops Defamation Suit Against Clean Energy Group
The proposition would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2025. Ads run by Prop 127 supporters accused the attorney general of being "corrupt'' and that he was helping to "rig'' the election.''
Feb. 4, 2019
Unfulfilled Projections Cause Shortfall In NAUs Budget
Northern Arizona University missed its target enrollment by at least 800 tuition-paying students this year, resulting in $10 million in lost tuition and fees that have already been allocated.
Feb. 4, 2019
The Takeaway: Why The Measles Virus Is Back Across The United States
In the year 2000, the United States declared measles had been eradicated. However in 2018, there were more than 300 cases of the potentially lethal and incredibly contagious virus.
Feb. 4, 2019
The Takeaway: Freezing Conditions In Federal Detention Facility Raise Alarm
In Brooklyn, New York, as many as 1,600 inmates held in a federal detention facility had been without heat, light, telephone access and access to attorneys over the past week, even as freezing temperatures swept across the northeast.
Feb. 4, 2019
The Pulse: In Science We Trust
From anti-vaxxers to climate change deniers and even flat-Earthers, there’s a lot of mistrust in science. But how did we get here in the first place? How did we lose public trust in science and medicine — and is there a way to rebuild it?
Feb. 4, 2019
Western Water Managers Are Betting On Cloud Seeding, Despite The Gaps In Science
For decades, states have invested in weather modification programs, also known as cloud seeding, in the hopes of boosting precious snowpack.
Feb. 4, 2019
Group Helps Permanent Residents Attain Citizenship
Millions of legal permanent residents are eligible for citizenship in the U.S.
Feb. 4, 2019
Arizona Lawmaker Pushing To Simplify In-State College Tuition
What does it take for Arizona students to be eligible for in-state college tuition? One Arizona lawmaker hopes to make it as simple as having a diploma from an Arizona high school.
Feb. 4, 2019
Flu Cases In Arizona Continue to Rise
As flu season continues in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services reports there have been 8,000 confirmed cases statewide.
Feb. 4, 2019

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