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The Future Of Migrant Children
Concerns over educating migrant children continue to grow. Texas has decided not to use state money to provide instruction for students who are housed in federal detention. A similar decision has not been made in Arizona, but what if it was?
Sep. 4, 2018
Will Arizona Lose Prominence With McCain
Arizona Sen. John McCain was laid to rest on Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His death leaves open his Senate seat for the first time in more than 30 years and changes the landscape of the Senate for the foreseeable future.
Sep. 4, 2018
EPCOR Takes Over Johnson Utilities Water Operations
Last Friday executives from the EPCOR USA water company took over the Johnson Utilities water and wastewater operations as interim management. Ryan Randazzo from the Arizona Republic was at the Johnson headquarters on Friday and joined The Show to talk about it.
Sep. 4, 2018
Cardinals Rename Glendale Venue State Farm Stadium
The University of Phoenix will still be what Cardinals President Michael Bidwill called a “building partner” but all the signage in the stadium will be State Farm.
Sep. 4, 2018
The Takeaway: Brazil
Brazil’s oldest museum burned down over the weekend, destroying millions of invaluable artifacts. The fire at the National Museum based in Rio de Janeiro may just be an expression of larger institutional problems with Brazil's government.
Sep. 4, 2018
The Pulse: Times Have Changed. Is Sex Ed Ready?
Sex ed began as a military program during World War I as an attempt to quell outbreaks of syphilis and gonorrhea among the troops.
Sep. 4, 2018
Analyst: Choice To Replace Sen. McCain Must Have Wide Appeal
The vacancy left by Arizona Sen. John McCain’s Senate seat has garnered a lot of speculation about who Gov. Doug Ducey would appoint.
Sep. 4, 2018
South Phoenix Light Rail Meetings Focuses On Lanes
There is another community meeting Tuesday night to discuss the controversial South Central Light Rail Extension.
Sep. 4, 2018
LIVE: Hearings For Brett Kavanaugh
After a sometimes raucous day of opening statements on Tuesday, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces day two of questioning.
Sep. 4, 2018
Sonora, New Mexico Sign New Agreements
New Mexico and Sonora governors signed new agreements on education and security at a plenary meeting of the New Mexico-Sonora Commission in Santa Fe last week.
Sep. 4, 2018
AZ Fossils Fill Gap In Evolution Of Mammal Childbirth
A unique collection of 38 fossilized baby reptiles found in northern Arizona could help fill in the evolutionary gap from reptilian to mammalian childbirth.
Sep. 4, 2018
Study Warns Against Taking Endangered Wolf North
A new international study warns against taking recovery efforts for the endangered Mexican wolf north of its historical range, as is suggested by some draft recovery plans
Sep. 4, 2018
Mexican Supreme Court To Rule On Mine Case
Mexico’s Supreme Court will soon rule on a case brought by victims of a massive 2014 mine spill along a river just across the Arizona border in the Mexican state of Sonora.
Sep. 4, 2018
Sept. Marks 100 Years Since Eugene Debs Court Speech
In September, 1918, Debs defended himself in court where he was on trial for sedition, and delivered an impassioned, two-hour speech standing up for the working class.
Sep. 3, 2018
Survey Says Tariffs Impact Manufacturers Most
About one-fifth of companies are rethinking business spending after recently announced tariff hikes and concerns about retaliation, according to a new survey by the Federal Reserve.
Sep. 3, 2018
Low Unemployment Challenges Census Bureau’s Hiring Effort
The 2020 Census is more than a year away, but the federal agency is already working on ways to hire 500,000 census takers nationwide, including an estimated 10,000 in Arizona.
Sep. 3, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey To Appoint McCain Replacement
Arizona. Gov Doug Ducey is expected to announce a replacement for Sen. John McCain’s Senate seat soon. One NAU politics professor thinks possible contenders may include state Treasurer Eileen Klein and Ducey’s chief of staff, Kirk Adams.
Sep. 3, 2018
High-Tech Indoor Farm Envisioned At Vacant School
At one workshop held last week, Elvin Fant explained his dream to put a high-tech indoor farm in a vacant school building in Globe, east of Phoenix.
Sep. 3, 2018
Survey: 1,500 Teacher Positions Vacant This School Year
Like the trends of the past year, a greater number of positions were filled with teachers who don’t meet state certification requirements.
Sep. 3, 2018
Phoenix To Use Bonds, Sales Tax To Fund New Parking Garage
The Phoenix City Council recently approved a plan that calls for the use of bonds and sales tax revenue to fund a new parking garage at Park Central Mall.
Sep. 3, 2018

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