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Over the weekend, Republican Sen. Bob Corker came out to criticize the president — he claims that Donald Trump is pushing the globe towards World War III, and that the GOP is enabling behavior that could potentially be dangerous for the country.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Deadly wildfires are ripping across Northern California. More than 115,000 acres spreading across eight counties has been destroyed, and at least 13 people have been confirmed dead.
Oct. 10, 2017
Alexios Mantzarlis
Fake news entered the vernacular during last year’s presidential campaign. Misinformation has become increasingly challenging for journalists, who have had to reprioritize in certain situations. We learned more about that from Alexios Mantzarlis, director of the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute.
Oct. 10, 2017
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In a federal courthouse in downtown Phoenix right now, the Goldwater Institute is arguing that the Food and Drug Administration needs to increase transparency of its drug approval process.
Oct. 10, 2017
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With 70,000 people, over a thousand open bars, and hundreds of giant fires, the annual Burning Man gathering sounds like a recipe for a mess. But guess how many garbage cans are provided? Zero.
Oct. 10, 2017
“I think that it’s easy in a plan to say that people are interested in reducing travel lanes and adding bicycle lanes, but when it actually happens in people’s backyards and impacts their life directly then I think it kind of changes that conversation,” said Tempe traffic engineer Julian Dresang.
Oct. 10, 2017
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The Arizona Diamondbacks season is now over. The Dodgers completed the three game sweep in the National League Division Series with a 3-1 victory at Chase Field last night.
Oct. 10, 2017
Filings with Arizona regulators show average individual health insurance premiums for about 95,000 Pima and Maricopa county residents will rise less than 2 percent next year, a move that will be a relief for people who saw huge premium increases this year.
Oct. 10, 2017
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The Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night in Game Three of their National League Division Series, winning 3-1.
Oct. 10, 2017
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is working with the Department of Transportation to safeguard species in the path of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway – including a large lizard found throughout the desert southwest.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing on tax cut proposals being floated by the Trump administration.
Oct. 10, 2017
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Another state has filed suit against Chandler-based opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics. Insys has said it is working toward a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and has taken steps to strengthen its compliance program amid probes related to federal charges in other states, including Arizona.
Oct. 9, 2017
A new survey finds a disconnect between people’s perception of their own health and the reality of it.
Oct. 9, 2017
Copper Canyon High School student Brahiam Flores Garcia
Sprint awarded 800 tablets to students at two high schools in the Tolleson Union High School District. It's part of Sprint's 1Million Project, an effort to close the "homework gap."
Oct. 9, 2017
A special screening in Scottsdale for the film "Dolores" will be attended by the 87-year-old activist Dolores Huerta, who will answer questions about the award-winning biopic and her life's work for social change.
Oct. 9, 2017
"Architecture Matters" by Aaron Betsky
Architecture is all around us — in our own homes, surrounding neighborhoods and downtown high rises. Aaron Betsky has been an architect and a critic over his long career. He’s currently president of the School of Architecture at Taliesin — in Scottsdale and Spring Green, Wisconsin. We spoke with him about his new book, "Architecture Matters."
Oct. 9, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
There are significant dates coming up this week in three countries with which the U.S. currently has strained relations. I’m joined for our weekly preview of the top international stories by the BBC’s Alexander Griffiths.
Oct. 9, 2017
Jerry Brown
When California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law last week, he turned California into a so-called “sanctuary state.” With me to talk about the impact SB 54 may have is Gabriel Chin. He's a law professor at the University of California-Davis School of Law.
Oct. 9, 2017
Truman Project
Grass-roots efforts to change U.S. gun laws have sprouted up following the series of mass shootings in this country, but not much has changed. Shawn VanDiver is a Navy veteran and director of San Diego Chapter of the Truman National Security Project. He is also a gun owner. We talked with VanDiver about what gun law changes he’d like to see.
Oct. 9, 2017
Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. The shootings one week ago in Las Vegas once again highlighted calls to modify U.S. gun laws, but where should those efforts be focused?
Oct. 9, 2017

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