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Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter Plans To Sue Arizona
Former State Rep. Don Shooter has filed a $1.3 million notice of claim against the state, a precursor to a lawsuit.
Apr. 17, 2018
Sen. Flake Requests Passage Of DACA Bill For Third Time
U.S. Senator Jeff Flake returned to the floor Tuesday requesting passage of his temporary solution for DACA recipients facing potential deportation.
Apr. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Opioid Shortage Spells Trouble For Hospitals
A diminishing supply of opioid drugs for hospital use is forcing physicians to improvise and potentially puts patients at additional risk.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona Teachers Voting This Week On Whether To Call A Strike
Grassroots group Arizona Educators United is calling the vote after Gov. Doug Ducey reacted to strike threats by announcing a plan for teacher pay raises. Teachers are filling out paper ballots through Thursday. The tally will go to group leadership and a decision will be made Friday.
Complete Arizona Education Coverage
Apr. 17, 2018
Governor Names Former Education Leader State Treasurer
Eileen Klein resigned as president of the Arizona Board of Regents in March. She led the agency that oversees the state’s public universities for five years.
Apr. 17, 2018
Home Business Bill Allows Owners To Bypass Certain Ordinances
Arizona business owners, with home offices, may soon have the ability to bypass local ordinances.
Apr. 17, 2018
The Rocky Mountains Are Dusty, And It
A menace lurks beneath the snow high up in the southern Rocky Mountains.
Apr. 17, 2018
Rattlesnake Fire Spreads Across Eastern Arizona
Only 3 percent of the human-caused Rattlesnake Fire burning across more than 2,000 acres southeast of Whiteriver, Arizona has been contained.
Apr. 17, 2018
Trauma Of Assimilation Still Felt By Navajo Students Today
Across the country, American Indian students consistently score lower than other racial groups on national standardized tests. Research shows today’s Native youth still feel the impacts of a traumatic past. And that affects how they learn in English-only schools.
A Look Back At Arizona's Indian Boarding Schools
Apr. 17, 2018
Supreme Court Rejects Copyright Suit By Arizona Company
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an attempt by an Arizona stock-photo company to sue McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings for copyright infringement.
Apr. 16, 2018
Upper Colorado River Leaders Wade Into Arizona Dispute
Commissioners in the Upper Basin of the Colorado River are talking about Arizona. They sent a letter to the head of Arizona’s water department, saying the state needs to resolve its internal disputes and finalize an agreement on how to deal with a future shortage on the river.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona Education Groups Announce Support Of Governor
Groups like the Arizona School Board Association and Arizona PTA touted the plan as a step in the right direction for a state that has slashed education funding for years.
Apr. 16, 2018
UA Study Examines How Brain Rewires Itself To Cope With Rare Dementia
A study of a rare form of dementia could reveal signs of how the brain copes with damage to its language centers.
Apr. 16, 2018
Sen. McCain Undergoes Intestinal Surgery
Sen. John McCain McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix where he underwent surgery on Sunday.
Apr. 16, 2018
Inmate Sues Coconino Jail Over ICE Detainer Policy
A class-action group is suing Coconino County officials over the practice of jailing inmates longer than required when staff suspect an inmate is undocumented. And now a Flagstaff group is asking the City Council to step in.
Apr. 16, 2018
Arizona Teachers To Vote On Strike
“They’ve been definitely telling us, ‘Hey, we’re ready to go any time you want,'" said Tucson teacher Derek Harris, one of the AEU leaders. "But we have to be sure we hear every voice and do it the right way.”
Apr. 16, 2018
Are Boys Being Left Behind?
A recent op-ed in the New York Times says “America’s boys are broken. And it’s killing us,” referencing the number of mass shootings carried out by young men.
Apr. 16, 2018
Does Smartphone Photography Affect What We Remember?
Is smartphone photography actually having a negative effect on how much we actually remember?
Apr. 16, 2018
Questions Swirl Around Paul Ryan
House Speaker Paul Ryan joined other high profile Republican congressional members when he announced last week that he wouldn’t be running for reelection. Ryan’s reasoning included the desire to spend more time with his family, but speculation about political calculations has also been rampant.
Apr. 16, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: New Cuban President To Be Named This Week
There will be a couple of significant firsts this week, on opposite sides of the globe. For a weekly check of the biggest stories on the international stage, The Show was joined by the BBC’s Camilla Mills.
Apr. 16, 2018

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