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Arizona AG Tells Sedona To Change Rules On Home Sharing
The state Attorney General’s office says Sedona has to change its rules on short-term vacation rentals. If it doesn’t, the city could lose half of the money it gets from the state.
May. 8, 2018
Do Strikes Get Better Results In Union States?
Arizona is a right-to-work state. Even with that reality, it can be argued that teachers here actually achieved a great deal from their six-day walkout — possibly more than stronger union states would have. But do states with more established unions actually see better results for teachers and other workers over the long haul?
May. 8, 2018
Congresswoman Considers New Civilian Conservation Corps
In 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt established the Civilian Conservation Corps, as part of his New Deal program. The goal was to put unemployed young men to work on environmental conservation programs.
May. 8, 2018
Phoenix First Responders Learning To Work With 2 Unique Populations
First responders often find themselves in situations involving people with dementia or people with disabilities. These encounters can sometimes end poorly, like in the case of a teenager with autism whose run in with police made headlines. Here, we look at how two city agencies are learning how to work with these diverse populations.
Buckeye Police Amp Up Autism Training After July Incident
May. 8, 2018
Arizonan Reflects On Memories As Family Home Is Torn Down
Saying goodbye to a beloved friend or relative is something we all do at some point in our lives. But doing the same with a house can reveal similar feelings — even if, in reality, it’s a bunch of walls that have acted as a shelter.
May. 8, 2018
Why Do We Use Colors To Represent Our Political Leanings?
Red as the representative color for Republicans and blue for Democrats hasn’t been around that long according to David Kastan, professor of English at Yale University and author of the forthcoming book, On Color.
May. 8, 2018
Peoria Schools To Extend School Day To Account For Walkout
Starting Wednesday students at the Peoria Unified School District will stay at school an hour longer.
May. 8, 2018
Stadium District To Vote On Proposed Chase Field Settlement
The Maricopa County Stadium District is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a proposed settlement with the Arizona Diamondbacks in a legal battle over Chase Field.
May. 8, 2018
"Complete Streets" is an idea not only to design city streets for moving cars and trucks quickly and efficiently, but to design a city that encourages people to walk and bike and take transit.
May. 8, 2018
Will Separating Families At Border Be A Deterrent?
At the San Diego and Tijuana border on Monday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlined a “zero-tolerance” policy toward people who enter the United States illegally.
May. 8, 2018
Law Professor Explains County
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Maricopa County can be held liable for the actions of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Show spoke with Paul Bender at ASU's Sanda Day O'Conner College of Law to find out why the county is being held liable.
May. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Tens of Thousands Strike Across California
Approximately 50,000 workers at the University of California system are taking part in a three day strike this week. They are protesting a contract settlement that includes smaller wage increases, higher healthcare premiums and fewer retirement benefits.
May. 8, 2018
The Pulse: Indigenous Traditions Get Science Backing
Thousands of years ago, Chinese and Greek civilizations used the bark of willow trees as medicine to treat pain. Centuries later, scientists studied willow bark to find out if it was anything special. It turns out it is. We now use a synthetic version of the active chemical, and call it aspirin.
May. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump Appointees Reshaping Federal Courts
This week could be one of the most influential yet for the federal appeals courts. So far, the administration has already confirmed more circuit court judges than any of the last five administrations at this point in their terms.
May. 8, 2018
Ducey Prefers Arizona
Standing by his "no tax" credo, Gov. Doug Ducey said he'd rather see the state "live within its means" than support an educators' ballot initiative taxing the top 2.5 percent wage earners. But, he may need that tax to fulfill his pay raise promise.
More Arizona Education News
May. 8, 2018
Genetic Study Shows Why Some Tan, Some Burn
With summer fast approaching, many turn their thoughts to swimsuit bods and summer tans. Now, a new genetic study might help explain why some of us burn while others tan — and how the genes involved relate to skin cancer.
May. 8, 2018
Cities Interfering With Short Term Home Rentals Ordered To Stop
Sedona and other cities interfering with short term home rentals risk losing state aide.
May. 8, 2018
Tourism Top Economic Driver For Arizona
Travel and tourism revenue is the top economic driver for the state ranked by GDP, increasing 29 percent post-recession.
May. 7, 2018
Special Olympics Organizers Plan Ahead To Beat The Heat
This weekend, hundreds of Arizona's Special Olympic athletes and coaches paraded into the football stadium at Kellis High School in Glendale. Event organizers and medical staff say a lot of preparation and innovation go into creating a proactive plan for heat safety.
May. 7, 2018
Phoenix May Build A Parking Garage Near Light Rail Line
Phoenix is considering building a parking garage near the light rail line in midtown.
May. 7, 2018

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