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Last week, Gov. Ducey signed a $1 billion university-bonding package. Here with us to talk about that is John Arnold, vice president for business management and financial affairs at the Arizona Board of Regents, and Jeff Gadd, the interim chief financial officer at the Roosevelt Elementary School District in Phoenix.
May. 30, 2017
A recent study from Johns Hopkins University highlighted just how many important nutrients necessary for a healthy diet end up in the landfill every single year. And that thought led us to think about how that might affect St. Mary’s Food Bank, which gathers and distributes food throughout Arizona.
May. 30, 2017
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city."
May. 30, 2017
Debate about charter schools versus public schools continues in our state, but what does the data actually show about how successful these schools are? The Arizona Department of Education recently released the four-year graduation data from 2015.
May. 30, 2017
Tempe City Council voted 4-2 last week to lift the limit of two medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
May. 30, 2017
At the college level, relationships between coaches and student-athletes are supposed to be off-limits. There are countless exceptions, and those will sometimes result in disturbing outcomes. The situation between former University of Arizona assistant track and field coach Craig Carter and athlete Baillie Gibson fits into that category.
May. 30, 2017
Two districts who had bonds defeated last November voted on potential bond elections in the coming fall.
May. 30, 2017
President Donald Trump has returned from his first overseas trip, and some lingering tension with allies over trade and climate change has generated headlines. Here to tell us more about that and to preview other international news is Dave McGuire of the BBC’s Washington, D.C., bureau.
May. 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. John McCain is in the Asia-Pacific region this week. He stopped in Australia on Tuesday. Joining us now is Aaron Friedberg, professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University.
May. 30, 2017
The United States has filed a petition with the World Trade Organization (WTO) that could allow it to slap emergency tariffs on imported solar products.
May. 30, 2017
The summer movie blockbuster is just taken for granted now — whether it’s a sequel, a comic book movie, or a reboot of a popular character.
May. 30, 2017
The Takeaway: Report: Kushner Wanted Back Channel To The Kremlin
According to a new report, President Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner discussed setting up back channel communications between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin.
May. 30, 2017
The lightning-caused blaze has now burned nearly 7,200 acres in three weeks.
May. 30, 2017
Storms moving along Valley's outer mountains, but that's not necessarily good news.
May. 30, 2017
En route to Singapore, Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain tells Australian news agencies Russia is a bigger threat to global security than ISIS.
May. 30, 2017
A junkyard fire that broke out over the weekend in Black Canyon City is now fully contained.
May. 30, 2017
UA Expands Global Footprint With Micro-Campuses
The University of Arizona is partnering with 13 universities abroad to launch what it is calling “micro-campuses.”
May. 30, 2017
If you haven’t yet heard the term “robocalypse”, you probably will soon, as more businesses are replacing human labor with machines.
May. 30, 2017
 Arizona-Mexico Flights And Rail Lines On Agenda For Bi-National Conference
State officials from Arizona and cross-border neighbor Sonora are lobbying airline and railroad executives for increased services to the region.
May. 30, 2017
Efforts Underway To Improve Nutrition In Maryvale
Katherine Hall stuffed a ziplock bag full of mixed salad greens to sell at Fresh Express, a mobile produce store built into an old city bus. A nonprofit is part of a coalition behind Fresh Express and other efforts to change Maryvale’s status as a so-called food desert.
May. 30, 2017

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