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The award-winning Pixar film "Inside Out" explored five specific human emotions: joy, sadness, anger, fear and disgust. But a recent study concludes we have a lot more than that — somewhere between 25 and 27.
Sep. 22, 2017
On Thursday night, there were more than 500 people at the Community Center in Wickenburg. They were gathered to vote on how the town will spend $50,000 from its budget.
Sep. 22, 2017
Senator John McCain is a no on the GOP’s latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care.
Sep. 22, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Session
Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a group of law enforcement officers in Boston on Thursday, in a speech that mostly focused on combating transnational gangs like MS-13. Joining us for some context to these comments is Jeff Thale, program director for the Washington Office on Latin America.
Sep. 22, 2017
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Germans head to the polls on Sunday, to decide whether or not Chancellor Angela Merkel will win a fourth term in that office. With me to break down the German elections is Volker Benkert, an assistant professor of history at ASU. He teaches modern German and modern European history.
Sep. 22, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Earlier this year, state lawmakers and Gov. Ducey implemented a new idea for rewarding high-achieving schools. They allocated more than $37.5 million for what’s called “results-based funding.”
Sep. 22, 2017
This week on the Friday Newscap, we discussed Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s views on health care reform — including Graham-Cassidy —and the impact of Congressman Raul Grijalva getting arrested in a DACA-related protest, among other stories.
Sep. 22, 2017
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President Trump’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly garnered the most attention, but there were a number of important issues on the agenda at this year's assembly.
Sep. 22, 2017
Veritas Preparatory Academy
Great Hearts Academies — one of Arizona’s prestigious charter school networks — has fended off criticism in recent months for its transgender policy, which LGBTQ advocates calls discriminatory. Now some alumni who are upset with the policy are trying to get the school’s attention.
Sep. 22, 2017
Cuba's flag
At least 21 diplomats from the U.S. and more from Canada have been afflicted with what U.S. government officials have deemed “health attacks.” To find out more, I went to a former senior adviser at the National Security Council Mark Feierstein. He's now at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Sep. 22, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The federal government is doubling down on its motion to throw out former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal conviction.
Sep. 22, 2017
Steven Jones
Attorneys for a former Northern Arizona University student charged in a 2015 fatal shooting on campus want the county attorney's office disqualified.
Sep. 22, 2017
diane douglas
A top education official is supporting the Arizona attorney general's lawsuit over steep increases in university tuition.
Sep. 22, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
After the devastating earthquake in Mexico, the trade offices of Arizona and Phoenix in Mexico City are trying to help the affected communities.
Sep. 22, 2017
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A new estimate suggests it would take about $1 billion to bring Arizona’s public school teacher salaries up to the national median of roughly $56,000 a year. That's if the state decided to meet that goal within a year.
Sep. 22, 2017
Celia Cruz exhibit
Phoenix’s Musical Instrument Museum is debuting a new exhibit this year and it comes all the way from Cuba. In fact, much of the Latin music created in the Caribbean made its way to the Southwest through Mexico on a musical journey now on display.
Sep. 22, 2017
Biosphere 2
Texas billionaire Edward P. Bass is giving $30 million to the University of Arizona to support the Biosphere 2 research facility.
Sep. 22, 2017
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Blue light is what shines on a bright, sunny day. It also beams from TVs and tablets. And it keeps you awake, which can be a bad thing at night. But it can be a great thing in the morning.
Sep. 22, 2017
Part of Arizona’s congressional delegation is demanding that the U.S. federal government step in to intervene on a cross border sewage spill that’s been leaching from Mexico into southeastern Arizona. In the meantime, the city of Bisbee is stepping in to help Naco, Sonora, a tiny border town with little infrastructure handle the raw sewage.
Sep. 21, 2017
An Arizona trade union is calling for new leadership at the state agency charged with protecting worker safety. Members of the Carpenters Union of Arizona are asking for the resignation of the head of the state Industrial Commission.
Sep. 21, 2017

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