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Phoenix VA hospital
The chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs will be in the Valley on Tuesday to tour the Phoenix VA health care center.
Apr. 10, 2017
Trans Queer Pueblo
This month, the LGBT community celebrated inclusiveness and diversity with the Phoenix Pride Parade. But about 100 activists staged a demonstration in the middle of the parade and asked for a larger voice in the Pride movement. They were from the group Trans Queer Pueblo, or TQP, which advocates for the rights of undocumented immigrants within the LGBTQ community.
Apr. 10, 2017
Phoenix Police Department logo
In August 2014, a Phoenix police sergeant shot and killed Michelle Cusseaux, a mentally ill woman who answered the door with a hammer when officers came to take her to an inpatient psychiatric facility. It also prompted extensive reforms within the Phoenix Police Department.
Apr. 10, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
Along with the U.S. missile strikes in Syria and Egyptian bombings over the weekend, there’s a lot to watch for in the week ahead in international news.
Apr. 10, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
An annual airline quality rating was made public today, and consumer satisfaction was on the way up for nine of the 12 carriers.
Apr. 10, 2017
science students
Though there are examples of legendary pioneers in science like Isaac Newton who combined faith and science in their lives, religion and biology in particular have a complicated relationship. And that has led to discomfort for students who come from religious backgrounds but who want to have science-based careers.
Apr. 10, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park
The National Park Service’s maintenance budget is about $12 billion behind where it should be. And a pretty big chunk of that is deferred maintenance at Grand Canyon National Park — around $347 million.
Apr. 10, 2017
Last November revealed deeper cracks among people in the U.S. than perhaps most people were aware of. Whether that was reflected in the political rhetoric or the actual outcome of the presidential election, the impact is still being felt.
Apr. 10, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Gov. Doug Ducey last week signed into law an expansion of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account, or ESA, program — they’re basically school vouchers. With me to talk about ESA and other voucher programs across the country is Marty West. He’s an associate professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Apr. 10, 2017
It was an eventful week at the state Capitol last week, as lawmakers spent hours debating and voting on an expansion to the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program. Joining me now for a look-ahead is Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Apr. 10, 2017
Swift
The boards of directors for the Phoenix-based trucking giants Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation Company have approved a multibillion-dollar merger.
Apr. 10, 2017
the takeaway logo
Attacks on two churches in Egypt on Sunday, combined with recent U.S. military action in Syria, have many wondering what shape President Trump's foreign policy will ultimately take.
Apr. 10, 2017
the takeaway logo
Now that Neil Gorsuch has been sworn in, the Supreme Court is back at full capacity with nine justices. We break down the cases he could decide.
Apr. 10, 2017
kids in school uniforms
An architect of the school voucher expansion plan promised to lift restrictions before they are written to expire.
Apr. 10, 2017
Barrow Neurological Institute logo
A two-year study on NAU football players shows promise for medical experts evaluating concussions using remote technology.
Apr. 10, 2017
UA Tech Park
Alternative energy companies, including wind and solar, are struggling to find long-term growth strategies.
Apr. 10, 2017
Lake Mead
Water levels in Lake Mead are about eight feet higher than last year at this time, and regulators said it’s due to water being kept in the lake.
Apr. 10, 2017
Nearly $600,000 is now available in Arizona to give to nonprofit groups that offer child abuse prevention programs.
Apr. 10, 2017
People innately have the values to understand how humans are impacting the globe and talk to others about solutions, a Texas climate scientist and evangelical Christian says. She’s bringing her message to the University of Arizona Wednesday.
Apr. 10, 2017
University of Arizona
The Arizona Board of Regents approved a nearly $1 million total compensation package Friday for Robert C. Robbins, who will begin as University of Arizona president June 1.
Apr. 10, 2017

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