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And there’s another film festival taking place in the Valley this weekend — the seventh-annual Human Rights Film Festival starts tomorrow at Arizona State University.
Apr. 6, 2017
Phoenix Film Festival
The 17th Phoenix Film Festival gets underway Thursday night, with a screening of the movie "The Hero," starring Sam Elliott, Nick Offerman and Laura Prepon.
Apr. 6, 2017
The Greatest Story  Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?
Physicist Lawrence Krauss’ new book — while not directly attacking the Bible — chooses to claim its own title as "The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far: Why Are We Here?"
Apr. 6, 2017
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HB 2382 — aka the Free Speech in Medicine Act — was signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey last month. It’s intended to give drug companies the freedom to tell physicians and other medical professionals about so-called off-label uses for approved pharmaceuticals.
Apr. 6, 2017
The H1-B Visa program has generally been a popular one. But the Trump administration has announced greater scrutiny will be applied to the applications, in what it says will clarify whether the positions could be better filled by an American worker.
Apr. 6, 2017
A late amendment to a bill is circulating in the Arizona Legislature that will force Department of Child Safety workers to obtain warrants before removing children from their homes. Now we turn to Mary Jo Pitzl, state government reporter for The Arizona Republic.
Apr. 6, 2017
Business people
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has found, in a new report, that workers in low-income communities are having trouble finding full-time jobs.
Apr. 6, 2017
State lawmakers today are set to debate bills that would allow nearly all Arizona public school students to use taxpayer money to attend private schools. With me to talk about this is Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Apr. 6, 2017
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Pretend to be a telemarketer to learn about your crush or tap into the most famous prankster in America. This episode is all about tricks and the tricksters behind them.
Apr. 6, 2017
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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump removed Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council.
Apr. 6, 2017
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Between January 2015 and July 2016, some 68 companies that received government contracts had violated wage laws.
Apr. 6, 2017
Steven Jones
The trial of a Northern Arizona University student accused of shooting four fellow students has begun. In October 2015, authorities say Steven Jones shot and killed one of the students, and injured the others.
Apr. 6, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
State regulators will be hearing about the future of the Arizona coal market Thursday.
Apr. 6, 2017
classroom
School Vouchers bill is revived and appears to have enough votes to extend the program to all Arizona schoolchildren.
Apr. 6, 2017
parked cars
Lawmakers are supporting the Good Samaritan bill for rescuing children and pets locked in hot cars.
Apr. 6, 2017
texting and driving
An effort to restrict the state’s newest drivers from tapping away on their cell phones, appears to be dead in the state legislature.
Apr. 6, 2017
Responding to the House speaker’s pledge to involve them in the budget process, top Democrats in the Arizona Legislature say their spending priorities are still being largely ignored by Republicans at the State Capitol.
Apr. 6, 2017
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Last year, thousands of Valley businesses were sued by a controversial disability group over minor parking violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act. Now, some business groups want to make sure businesses aren’t targeted again.
Apr. 6, 2017
Aging and Intimacy
A lot of people don’t want to talk about sex. But the urge to have sex or be intimate with someone doesn’t go away with age, or even if that person develops dementia. It’s an issue many families face when confronted with such a diagnosis, but at one assisted living community in Phoenix, sex is just sex.
Apr. 6, 2017
science students
Next week, the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair will gather science fair winners statewide to compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and scholarships — if it can find enough judges.
Apr. 6, 2017

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