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Raul Grijalva
Members of Congress here in Arizona are also being briefed this morning on the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia. Arizona Democrat Rep. Raul Grijalva says his colleagues are reflective.
Jun. 14, 2017
This morning, Arizona woke to the breaking news that a gunman opened fire on congressional Republicans practicing for a charity softball game. We’re joined by Jessica Taylor, lead digital political reporter for NPR, who has been on the scene all morning.
Jun. 14, 2017
Smoking & Obesity
Smoking is still called the leading cause of preventable death. But as smoking rates continue to drop it looks like another preventable problem, obesity, is taking its place.
Jun. 14, 2017
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Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss how sharing your problems online can give you the tools you need to deal with issues more effectively in daily life and how helping others with their affairs can get our minds off of our own.
Jun. 14, 2017
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Between 2002 and 2017, the U.S. government has acknowledged 150 drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia. But in reality, those countries have been hit with more than 700 strikes.
Jun. 14, 2017
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions was on the defensive while testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.
Jun. 14, 2017
Arizona Corporation Commission
State utility regulators voted to review its policies after one of its former members was indicted.
Jun. 14, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey returns to Washington, D.C. to show off trade benefits between Arizona and Mexico.
Jun. 14, 2017
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Fire restrictions for Coconino and Kaibab national forests begin this week.
Jun. 14, 2017
The union for the United States Border Patrol said several federal agents using X-ray scanners at checkpoints have now developed thyroid cancer.
Jun. 14, 2017
Phoenix is taking more steps to beef up security along the light-rail line. The city is looking to buy police bicycles and dedicate more officer hours to transit.
Jun. 14, 2017
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Tempe City Council will consider banning drone takeoffs and landings at Tempe Beach, Rio Salado and Papago parks at its meeting Thursday.
Jun. 14, 2017
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Native Health saw a growing need for services in the East Valley. CEO Walter Murillo says higher education and an affordable cost of living are big draws to the area.
Jun. 13, 2017
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The Gila River Indian Community will help conserve 40,000 acre-feet of the Colorado River water it is allotted to use this year.
Jun. 13, 2017
Jackson Pollock painting
Imagine going to clean out a loved one’s garage or storage space and learning you have millions of dollars in artwork just sitting there.
Jun. 13, 2017
Stars
It’s a mysterious, dimming star — a little brighter and hotter than our own sun — at a distance of over 1,400 light years away, and it’s baffling astronomers. We speak with Matthew Muterspaugh, director for the Center for Excellence in Information Systems Engineering and Management at Tennessee State University
Jun. 13, 2017
Terrorism
Terrorist organizations like ISIS and al-Qaida have lost physical territory in a number of areas in the Middle East, as U.S. and allied forces fight to push them out. Katherine Zimmerman is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who specializes in al-Qaida’s terrorist network, and she’s with me.
Jun. 13, 2017
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The International Olympic Committee has done something out of the ordinary as it decides which cities will host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games. Los Angeles and Paris are the finalists, but it isn’t known which city will host in which year.
Jun. 13, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in Navajo Country in northern Arizona could be devastating for the region. More than 600 jobs are on the line — as well as millions in losses to the Navajo and Hopi tribes. Now, a new report lays out a transition plan to keep all of those jobs and replace that lost revenue.
Jun. 13, 2017
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A tentative settlement has been reached between the state and a group of prisoners who sued over how executions are conducted. Joining us now to talk about this is Michael Kiefer, a reporter with The Arizona Republic who covers the death penalty.
Jun. 13, 2017

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