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A report Monday from U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Phoenix-based Insys Therapeutics is one of five opioid manufacturers that paid more than $10 million to advocacy groups and doctors tied to them, and as a result, play a significant role in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Feb. 15, 2018
DACA recipients are at the center of the debate over immigration reform, and some "Dreamers" have described the back-and-forth fight between Democrats, Republicans and President Donald Trump as exhausting.
Feb. 15, 2018
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There are love songs from rosy-faced lovebirds, a bright green, parakeet-type bird you might have seen flying in your local, city park. They were first observed in Phoenix in 1985. In fact, they are the only feral lovebird colony in the United States — and there’s about 3,000 of them flying around.
Feb. 14, 2018
There will be no charges against school administrators for not reporting alleged physical and sexual assault at Chandler’s Hamilton High School.
Feb. 14, 2018
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Agaves have played an important role in the southwest for centuries. But researchers still don’t know all the ways they’ve been used over the years. Wendy Hodgson, though, is trying to figure it out. She’s a senior research botanist and herbarium curator at the Desert Botanical Garden. She spends a lot of time hunting for agaves, including new species.
Feb. 14, 2018
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Freshwater prawns are raised right here in the desert, believe it or not.
Feb. 14, 2018
Before his abuse came to light, U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was also an associate professor at at Michigan State University, where the U.S. gymnastics team trained. And in the wake of the scandal, Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon resigned. She had been criticized for mishandling the crisis.
Feb. 14, 2018
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How expensive is it to be poor in the U.S? It’s a question that’s gotten renewed attention after Bank of America recently got rid of its only free checking account without a minimum balance requirement.
Feb. 14, 2018
Tonto National Forest
Recently on The Show we spoke about some delays in a project meant to thin Arizona forests to prevent wildfires. The Four Forest Restoration Initiative, or 4-FRI, is one of the largest forest restoration projects in the country, and now it’s been delayed indefinitely. Federal officials say they need more information.
Feb. 14, 2018
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There are a lot of factors that help to regulate our overall health and wellness. If we are content in our lives and relationships, we are more likely to be healthy.
Feb. 14, 2018
On most days, if you find yourself in front of a Justice of the Peace, it’s likely not for something all that enjoyable. But today is not most days. Today, of course, is Valentine’s Day.
Feb. 14, 2018
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For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
Feb. 14, 2018
There’s been a lot of talk about drought recently across Arizona and the West – especially with the relatively dry winter we’ve been having. But my next guest wishes we didn’t use the “d” word as much as we do.
Feb. 14, 2018
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Earlier this month, the Anti-Defamation League released a report that found that white supremacist propaganda on college campuses increased by 258 percent between fall 2016 and fall 2017. The incidents range from flyering, to unveiling posters, to marches, and direct confrontations with students.
Feb. 14, 2018
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During the meeting, Birdwell announced another top administrator, chief operations officer Louis Hartwell, would be leaving the district. Hartwell’s departure follows the district’s chief financial officer last month.
Feb. 14, 2018
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Federal officials who oversee a troubled forest-thinning project in northern Arizona are stepping on the brakes, saying they lack needed information.
Feb. 14, 2018
The Republican-controlled Arizona House on Tuesday voted to ban cities and towns from requiring nonprofit groups that spend money in elections to disclosure their donors.
Feb. 14, 2018
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Don Shooter’s replacement was sworn in Tuesday, after the former state Representative was expelled following sexual harassment claims.
Feb. 14, 2018
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The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether students with DACA status are eligible for in-state tuition.
Feb. 14, 2018
A new poll suggests the pump is primed for progressive political candidates in Arizona in 2018.
Feb. 14, 2018

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