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Alesha Durfee is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation. She discusses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's new guidelines for sexual assault on college campuses.
Sep. 25, 2017
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Forest Melton grew up in South Phoenix. He said it wasn’t a great neighborhood. Melton's parents didn’t like him and his siblings going outside alone because of gang activity.
Sep. 25, 2017
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Arizona Sen. John McCain has been a spoiler for the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Sep. 25, 2017
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The Diamondbacks are in the postseason for the first time in six years.
Sep. 25, 2017
Monday night's football game is in Glendale as the Cardinals host the Dallas Cowboys. But the controversy surrounding President Trump comments about some NFL players taking a knee for the national anthem isn’t going away.
Sep. 25, 2017
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There’s a high prevalence of depression among people with dementia. Now researchers at the University of Arizona and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute have received a grant to study older adults with both conditions.
Sep. 25, 2017
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Officials in Arizona are launching another program to convince qualified public school teachers to stay in the state.
Sep. 25, 2017
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Arizona public schools will be receiving their first grades under the state’s updated A-F accountability system this week.
Sep. 25, 2017
The federal government said hackers targeted election systems in 21 states last year, including Arizona.
Sep. 25, 2017
University of Arizona
The University of Arizona in Tucson tops a list of colleges where it’s cheaper to buy a condo than live in a dorm.
Sep. 25, 2017
Student loan debt
Repaying student loans is more complicated than ever before. And given that no two borrowers share the exact same incomes, life goals and family situations, it can be difficult to determine which path is best.
Sep. 25, 2017
Phoenix is preparing to unveil a new plan to fight homelessness, improve neighborhoods and protect property owners’ rights.
Sep. 25, 2017
Hurriane Harvey rescue efforts
Two thousand seventeen will go down as a record year for hurricanes in the U.S. And that means insurance premiums will be going up in storm-prone areas of the country.
Sep. 25, 2017
Getting more cops on the streets has been a priority in Phoenix since the Great Recession forced a hiring freeze. The city’s goal is to have 3,125 sworn officers by next year, but the officers’ union argues that’s not enough.
Sep. 23, 2017
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President Donald Trump is set to decide whether to place tariffs on solar panels made overseas. On Friday, federal regulators in Washington, D.C., ruled unanimously that a glut of global imports has hurt some U.S. manufacturers.
Sep. 23, 2017
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Researchers have found that consumption of certain gluten-free foods can increase the risk of diabetes.
Sep. 23, 2017
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The shrimp you eat probably has been given a stamp of approval from researchers at the University of Arizona. Farmed shrimp is a $40 billion industry, and, according to analysts at the UA’s Aquaculture Pathology Lab, the success of the business relies heavily on a disease-free product.
Sep. 22, 2017
The latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in peril now that Arizona Sen. John McCain has joined another Republican leader in rejecting GOP-sponsored legislation. Junior Sen. Jeff Flake says he will continue to support the measure, although he agreed with McCain that a long-term solution would have to be bipartisan.
Sep. 22, 2017
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A group of Phoenicians is welcoming the change in season — without one bit of pumpkin spice. For rattle snakes, frogs and most other amphibious and reptilian residents of the Phoenix Zoo, fall means one thing: a nice, long nap.
Sep. 22, 2017
According to the Center For Migration Studies, most undocumented immigrants in the U.S. today initially cross the border legally using temporary visas.
Sep. 22, 2017

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