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Two Guys On Your Head: Why Are Emotions Contagious?
Have you ever wondered why when you are around happy people, you feel happier, and when you're around sad people you feel a little sadder? Emotions can be contagious, just like the flu. However, recent studies show that the way we emit and convey emotion is more complex than we might think.
Mar. 23, 2018
Col. Peter Mansoor On 15th Anniversary Of Iraq War
Col. Mansoorspent more than 25 years in the U.S. Army and is now a professor of military history at Ohio State University.
Mar. 23, 2018
What Does Arizona Law Require Of People On Unemployment?
Arizona lawmakers are moving to tighten the rules for those receiving unemployment checks.
Mar. 23, 2018
Proposal Would Expand State Control Over Universities
Republican Rep. Mark Finchem's proposal would expand gubernatorial and legislative control of ASU, UA and NAU.
Mar. 23, 2018
Despite Extension Of Ed Funding, Some Advocates Still Anxious
Proposition 301 is set to expire in a few years, and there had been a lot of discussion about how to make sure the roughly $600 million the tax brings in for education every year didn’t go away. But, some public education advocates are still nervous about the future.
Mar. 23, 2018
Arizona Students Planning Gun Safety Rally
In Phoenix, Valley high school students have banded together to hold their own march — one of more than 700 events planned around the world.
Mar. 23, 2018
The Takeaway: New Trump Adviser Once Backed Regime Change In Iran, North Korea
With National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on the outs, President Trump has picked John Bolton as his replacement. Zack Beauchamp, senior reporter at Vox, reviews Bolton's credentials and previews an administration guided by his outlook.
Mar. 23, 2018
One Desolate Job: Wooing U.S. Border Agents To Come To Arizona
The U.S. Border Patrol is hiring. And it needs to fill jobs quickly. Recruiters are traveling all around the country, trying to convince people to come and apply. But among the challenges presented, the agency is learning that people just don’t want to work in Arizona. So it’s trying to make this state more appealing.
Mar. 23, 2018
Arizona
The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity reports that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.9 percent in February from 4.8 percent in January.
Mar. 23, 2018
Phoenix Charter School Fighting To Stay Open
A Phoenix school that had its charter revoked amid findings of financial mismanagement could stay open under another operator, the school's founder said Thursday.
Mar. 23, 2018
Seniors And Seniors: Spring Break In Lake Havasu, Arizona
What do you get when you cross raucous college co-eds and retirees? March in Lake Havasu. As students from across the country descend on the western Arizona community of 53,000, they overlap with the city’s other annual visitors: senior citizens.
Mar. 23, 2018
Grand Canyon Fish No Longer On Brink Of Extinction
An endangered fish that lives in the Grand Canyon is no longer on the brink of extinction.
Mar. 22, 2018
Prosecutors Release New Report On State Prisoners
The Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council put out a report on the state prison population this week.
Mar. 22, 2018
Housing Prices Up Nationwide In January
Home prices continue to rise nationwide, and in the West, prices are rising faster than anywhere else.
Mar. 22, 2018
Spending Bill Includes $20 Billion For Firefighting
Congress is expected to vote this week on a spending bill that includes money critical to fight severe wildfires across the western U.S.
Mar. 22, 2018
Maricopa County Is Highest Growing County in U.S.
New Census Bureau estimates found that Maricopa County grew by almost 74,000 in past year.
Mar. 22, 2018
Tempe Voters, State Legislature Face Off On
Members of the Arizona Legislature supported banning local governments from requiring politically active nonprofits to disclose donors, contradicting Tempe voters.
Mar. 22, 2018
Experimental Spray Helps Teacher Recover From Flesh-Eating Bacteria
A special education teacher in the Peoria School District has recovered from a flesh-eating bacterial infection thanks in part to an experimental treatment typically used to treat burn victims.
Mar. 22, 2018
Expert: Something Went Wrong With Uber
Tempe Police reiterated that fault has not been determined in this case and the investigation is ongoing. But some experts in the field who have watched the video say something must be amiss — that the car should have avoided hitting Herzberg.
Mar. 22, 2018
LDS Community Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegation
The Mormon community is grappling right now with a leaked conversation that’s come to light in which a church leader admits to sexual misconduct.
Mar. 22, 2018

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