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John McCain is heading back to work. The senator has been battling an aggressive type of brain tumor known as gliobastoma, which was discovered in July. He will be back in Washington next week when the Senate returns to works.
Arizona’s gas pumps may be a little pricier than usual this week, partly from storm damage in Texas. The devastating hurricane has forced 19 percent of oil refining capacity in the Gulf Coast offline, raising the average national price by more than 6 cents per gallon.
Exposure to environmental heat caused 37 work-related deaths and almost three thousand injuries in 2015. The new state data also show the hottest states are not home to the highest rate of heat deaths. For as hot as Arizona is, the state ranks fifth overall.
Thirty public-housing communities in Phoenix have been selected to join a program that’s working to end the digital divide. The city’s Housing Department will work with nonprofit EveryoneOn to create a platform to provide free or low-cost internet access for families who live in public housing here.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program could be on its way out. President Trump is reportedly considering ending the program that protects undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as kids from deportation, and allows them to attend school and work.
Employees of Adidas, the sportswear company, will soon be able to take online classes at ASU. It’s part of the school’s Global Sport Alliance and will start — possibly as soon as January — as a pilot program for 20-30 workers.
The Valley is in the running to potentially host some World Cup contests at the University of Phoenix Stadium. That would follow on the heels of huge events like the Men’s College Basketball Final Four, college football’s National Championship game and the Super Bowl.
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will have another day in court, despite being pardoned by President Trump late last week. With me to explain what’s going on is reporter and New America Fellow Jude Joffe-Block.
A federal panel of appellate court judges ordered the FAA to alter flight paths into Sky Harbor. Steve Dreiseszun is a resident of Phoenix’s F.Q. Story Historic District who helped lead the charge against the FAA decision and he joins us in studio.
In an unlikely partnership, southern Arizona’s two congressional representatives, Democrat Raul Grjialva and Republican Martha McSally, are pairing up today to show their support for kinship families and grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. We speak with Ann Nichols about this. She’s a retired social work professor and the state chair of the Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors.
Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover of Whole Foods became official this week, and prices on 15 products at the upscale grocer immediately took a plunge. How is Amazon going to change the culture at Whole Foods, particularly what customers experience? And is the supermarket environment about to get even more competitive, including for the Valley-based Sprouts?
We begin with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey for millions of Americans all along the Gulf Coast. The rain is still falling over parts of Texas and Louisiana, and AccuWeather says Harvey could be the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history.
In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the relationship between pain and the brain, touching on the evolution of pain as retribution, both biologically and culturally.