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The Phoenix City Council voted on Wednesday to approve a $1.5 million settlement with the family of Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by a Phoenix police officer in 2014. Joining us now to talk about this is William Terrill, professor in the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice at ASU.
Jun. 29, 2017
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Our eyes take in a lot but scientists say we process what we hear faster than what we see, and sound has a powerful effect on the nervous system.
Jun. 29, 2017
Foam house
If you huff and you puff, can you blow a foam house down? Turns out, you can build real houses out of foam and they won’t fall down.
Jun. 29, 2017
waymo car and fire truck
Wednesday night, Waymo conducted tests with emergency vehicles in Chandler to teach its cars one of the most basic lessons in driver’s ed: Pull over to let emergency vehicles pass.
Jun. 29, 2017
A sign on the road to the border barrier
Arizona has one of the worst rates of traffic deaths on rural roads in the country — that’s according to a new report from the nonprofit transportation research organization TRIP.
Jun. 29, 2017
What started as a vote to increase security along the light rail line in Phoenix veered into a deeper debate about the train’s costs and benefits.
Jun. 29, 2017
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A version of President Trump's travel ban takes effect today, after the Supreme Court upheld portions of the executive order on Monday.
Jun. 29, 2017
UA Dreamers
The Arizona Board of Regents is meeting Thursday to decide how much more dreamers attending the state's three universities, will have to pay in tuition this fall.
Jun. 29, 2017
Goodwin Fire
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has issued a state of emergency in Yavapai County due to the Goodwin Fire, which has burned nearly 25,000 acres since Saturday.
Jun. 29, 2017
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A new phone app developed by a Scottsdale-based company is designed to change the way people send money to each other. Over 30 U.S. banks have signed on since its launch in mid-June.
Jun. 29, 2017
Grand Canyon Skywalk
As the summer kicks into high gear, a lot of us are finalizing travel plans for the season. And these days more and more travelers are heading to destinations on Native American land. Tourism in Indian Country is an $8.6 billion industry.
Jun. 29, 2017
Some Arizona physicians are joining the chorus condemning the U.S. Senate’s version of health-care reform. About a dozen doctors joined Democratic state Rep. Randall Friese at the Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to speak out against the bill, now shelved in D.C. until after the July 4 recess.
Jun. 29, 2017
Phoenix has agreed to settle a case involving the family of an unarmed man shot and killed by police. Council members voted Wednesday to pay $1.5 million to the family of Rumain Brisbon.
Jun. 29, 2017
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The court also heard from the creator of a documentary on former Sheriff Arpaio as well as a Border Patrol Agent
Jun. 28, 2017
""The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence"
You know how they say, "don’t let the power go to your head?" Well, it turns out most of us do, if given the chance to have any amount of power.
Jun. 28, 2017
Dr. Igor Yusupov
The smartphone was a major innovation — positive in many ways. It allows us to reach friends, family and coworkers via talking, texting and e-mail. We can read books and watch movies on them, too. Now it turns out there’s actually a physical problem related to smartphones. It’s called “text neck.”
Jun. 28, 2017
Dr. Michael Myers
Doctors are supposed to be the ones who treat people — they’re not the ones we think about needing to get treatment. Michael Myers is professor of clinical psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York and, in his new book "When Physicians Die by Suicide," he takes a closer look at the issue of doctors who die by suicide.
Jun. 28, 2017
The saga of city of Phoenix-owned lots has been making headlines for years now. Downtown lots, thousands upon thousands of them, have sat empty — making up an estimated 90-square city miles of unused land.
Jun. 28, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
An audit of the Phoenix Convention Center finds 211,000 people attended conferences there last year. And, while that’s down from 2015, auditors estimate it’s 187,000 more people than would have attended had the Convention Center not undergone its expansion several years ago.
Jun. 28, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court
Religious freedom has been debated in American courts for centuries, and in recent years, it’s become more and more tied up in issues of sexuality as LGBT rights have taken center stage — or bench, so to speak.
Jun. 28, 2017

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